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Yankees to land Marlins' Stanton: reports

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:33am
(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.

Rowing: Wiggins' rowing debut ends in disappointment

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:40am
LONDON (Reuters) - Retired former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins was back in a velodrome but not on two wheels as his competitive rowing debut ended in disappointment on Saturday.

Golf: Sharma closes in on maiden tour win at Joburg Open

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:53am
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - India's Shubhanker Sharma produced a birdie-fuelled 65 to claim a five-shot lead at the European Tour’s Joburg Open on Saturday to enter the final round with an excellent chance of claiming a maiden professional title.

Soccer: Japanese and North Korean fans brush off 'irrelevant' politics

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:12am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and North Korea met on Saturday in what had the potential to be a tumultuous soccer match but spectators largely shrugged off the tensions between the two countries and focused on supporting their teams.

Alpine skiing: Pinturault wins in Val d'Isere after Hirscher tangles with a flag

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 7:40am
VAL D'ISERE, France (Reuters) - Six-times World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher was upstaged by Frenchman Alexis Pinturault after getting in a tangle with a gate flag at the Val d'Isere giant slalom on Saturday.

Motor racing: Bottas shrugs off his low rating by F1 bosses

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:32am
PARIS (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas has shrugged off a poll of Formula One team bosses that rated the Mercedes driver in only 10th place despite him winning three races this year and ending up third in the championship.

Formula One reports bigger crowds, Mexico best race again

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:30am
PARIS (Reuters) - Formula One saw an eight percent rise in the number of fans attending races in 2017 with 13 of the 20 races reporting bigger crowds, according to figures published by the sport's commercial rights holder.

Alpine skiing: Vonn injured and Gut crashes at St Moritz

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:13am
ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) - American Lindsey Vonn was injured after finishing the World Cup Super G race in St Moritz on Saturday while Switzerland's Lara Gut crashed halfway down the course.

Figureskating: Russia's Zagitova takes gold in debut Grand Prix Final

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 6:02am
NAGOYA, Japan (Reuters) - Russian teenager Alina Zagitova took gold in the women's skate at her debut Grand Prix Final on Saturday, while French ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron ended the winning streak of Canadian team Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

Baseball: Family atmosphere helped lure Ohtani to Angels - GM

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:04am
(Reuters) - A family-like atmosphere helped the Los Angeles Angels win the frenzied battle to sign Japanese ace Shohei Ohtani, the team's general manager Billy Eppler said on Friday.

Highlights of Friday's NHL games

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:50am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Friday:

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:30am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Friday:

Golf: McIlroy to undertake busy build-up to 2018 Masters

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:00pm
(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has announced he will play at least seven events in early 2018 in a busy build-up to the U.S. Masters, where he will attempt to complete the grand slam of major titles in April.

Motor racing: Hamilton crowned F1 champion at royal palace

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 9:22pm
VERSAILLES, France (Reuters) - Britain's Lewis Hamilton was handed the Formula One world championship trophy for the fourth time on Friday at a gala prizegiving ceremony in the sumptuous palace of France's former monarchy.

Major League Baseball roundup

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:18pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent said Friday.

Golf: Former European Ryder Cup player Horton dies, aged 76

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 7:08pm
(Reuters) - Tommy Horton, a two-times Ryder Cup player and a stalwart of the European Tour, has died at the age of 76.

Ohio plan to sue MLS owner over team move likely to fail: experts

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:42pm
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Ohio's threatened lawsuit to prevent a Major League Soccer (MLS) team from leaving the state is unlikely to be successful in court, legal experts say.

Olympics: USOC says all systems go for Pyeongchang

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:32pm
(Reuters) - The United States Olympic Committee on Friday said it will send a full team to compete at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in February despite mixed messages this week from the White House about whether the U.S. would participate.

Soccer: Garber quizzed on plodding progress of Beckham franchise

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:27pm
TORONTO (Reuters - Ever since David Beckham ended his playing career in 2013 it has become a Major League Soccer tradition that commissioner Dan Garber is asked during his annual state of the league address about the former-England captain's effort to bring a franchise to Miami.

Baseball: Japan's Ohtani to sign with Los Angeles Angels

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 3:23pm
(Reuters) - Coveted Japanese pitching and hitting star Shohei Ohtani will sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent has told the Major League Baseball team.