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TORONTO (Reuters) – Jozy Altidore’s second half goal helped propel a relentless Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday to claim their first Major League Soccer championship after a gut-wrenching loss in last year’s final. Dec 9, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley (4) celebrates with the
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(The Sports Xchange) – The New York Yankees agreed to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports on Saturday. Jul 22, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) connects for a base hit during the sixth inning against the New
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LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (Reuters) – The downhill is very much a high risk, high reward business and American speed queen Lindsey Vonn was reminded again of the price you pay for success on the alpine World Cup ski circuit. One minute last week a radiant Vonn is sitting in the posh Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games: Dec 6, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Sacramento Kings in the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Cavaliers 101, Kings 95 LeBron James scored 32 points as
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(Reuters) – Russian Washington Capitals players Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov will support any of their countrymen who chose compete at the Winter Olympics despite an IOC decision banning Russia from the Games, they said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Ice Hockey – 2016 IIHF World Championship – Bronze medal match – Russia v USA –
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Tuesday’s National Hockey League games: Dec 5, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) passes the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning center Yanni Gourde (37) defends during the first period at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Kings 5, Wild 2 Marian Gaborik
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – Russia has been banned from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after the IOC found evidence of an “unprecedented systematic manipulation” of the anti-doping system that has led to a series of suspensions for the country’s athletes in recent months. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) did not impose a blanket ban on
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