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LeBron's future with Cavs may hinge on success this season

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:09am
(Reuters) - LeBron James enters the 2017-18 season with a deeper Cleveland Cavaliers team than the one that lost in last year's NBA Finals and anything less than a championship in June could mark the end of his second tenure with the team.

Commentators unravel 'totally weird' NFL for Chinese fans

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:00am
BEIJING (Reuters) - As the Denver Broncos prepared to battle the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, China's top NFL announcers were going through their own pre-game rituals.

Golf: Hatton stays grounded as hot streak continues

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:53am
LONDON (Reuters) - Tyrrell Hatton hardly got carried away after winning his second successive tournament on Sunday.

Ecclestone moving to Switzerland after F1 exit

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:36am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone is moving further away from the sport he ruled for decades by relocating to Switzerland.

Soccer: France join top seeds for World Cup draw

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:20am
ZURICH (Reuters) - France will be among the top seeds for next month's World Cup draw after they climbed to seventh in the FIFA rankings published on Monday.

Willett did not want to play golf after 2016 U.S. Masters title

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 3:00am
(Reuters) - Danny Willett has detailed his struggles in the months following his U.S. Masters triumph last year in a blog, describing how he did not want to play golf as he did not feel good enough.

Highlights from Sunday's NHL games

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:01am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Hockey League games on Sunday:

Federer eyes ATP Finals title, top ranking after Shanghai triumph

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:54am
(Reuters) - Roger Federer is eyeing a seventh ATP Finals crown and has not ruled out pinching the world number one ranking from Rafa Nadal if he maintains the form that won him his second Shanghai Masters trophy on Sunday.

Soccer: Indonesian fans mourn death of keeper in collision with team mate

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:34am
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian soccer fans are mourning the death of Choirul Huda, the long-term goalkeeper and captain of top flight side Lamongan FC, usually known as Persela, following a collision with a team mate during a weekend match at their stadium in East Java.

Sharapova eyes strong finish to season after Tianjin title

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:51pm
(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova is looking for a strong finish to a season that began with a doping ban and hit a high in China on Sunday when she won her first title in over two years.

Turner blasts Dodgers past Cubs, into 2-0 NLCS lead

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:49pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner hit a game-winning, three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series to give the Dodgers a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, citing collusion

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:01pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL, accusing the 32 owners of collusion, his legal team announced on Sunday.

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:30pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

Packers' Rodgers breaks collarbone, may be out for season

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 2:55pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone during Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, the team said.

Innsbruck bid for 2026 Winter Olympics set for rejection in referendum

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 2:41pm
VIENNA (Reuters) - Innsbruck's plan to bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics is set to be rejected in a local referendum, with more than 53 percent of voters saying no and only a small number of postal ballot papers still to be counted.

Pavlyuchenkova beats Gavrilova in Hong Kong final

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 2:00pm
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Russian sixth seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova claimed her third title of the year by beating seventh-seeded Australian Daria Gavrilova in the final of the Hong Kong Tennis Open on Sunday.

Federer brushes aside Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 5:21am
(Reuters) - Roger Federer brushed aside world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday and register his fourth victory of the year over his Spanish rival.

Sharapova wins first WTA title since return from ban

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:34am
(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title in more than two years at the Tianjin Open on Sunday, showing plenty of grit and determination as she came from behind in each set to beat Belarusian teenager Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6(8).

Golf: Late bloomer Perez cruises to four-stroke win in Malaysia

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 2:22am
(Reuters) - Pat Perez stayed cool in broiling hot conditions to cruise to a four-stroke win at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia on Sunday and grab his second PGA Tour victory in a year.

Highlights from Saturday's NHL games

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:15am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Hockey League games on Saturday: