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NFLPA's Smith: 'No player is disrespecting our country or our flag'

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 1:09pm
(The Sports Xchange) - NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith released a statement Monday regarding players protesting during the national anthem, saying "no player is disrespecting our country or our flag."

Del Potro survives qualifier Basilashvili scare in Shanghai

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:18am
(Reuters) - Juan Martin del Potro saved four break points in the decider to battle past Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili on Monday and reach the Shanghai Masters second round.

Olympics: Only one athlete positive in Vancouver Games re-tests - IOC

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:11am
BERLIN (Reuters) - Re-testing of more than a thousand samples from the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics uncovered only one athlete to have taken banned substances, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday.

Kyrgios finds purpose in helping underprivileged children

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 8:19am
(Reuters) - Firebrand Australian Nick Kyrgios believes he has found his life's purpose in helping underprivileged children and he is planning to set up a facility for them in Melbourne.

Motor racing: Hamilton's fourth title more a question of when and where

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 6:35am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The question of whether Lewis Hamilton will win his fourth Formula One world championship this year now looks more a matter of when and where after his Japanese Grand Prix triumph on Sunday.

Cycling: Valverde to skip next year's Tour de France

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 5:54am
PARIS (Reuters) - Spain's Alejandro Valverde will skip next year's Tour de France as he feels he will not be among the favorites and his Movistar team have what it takes to win it without him.

McIlroy plots ambitious haul after injury-marred 2017

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 5:05am
(Reuters) - Rory McIlroy has set his sights on becoming the best non-American golfer of all time and plans to return stronger than ever after completing an injury-marred season that has seen the Briton drop to sixth in the world rankings.

Tennis: Garcia pulls out of Tianjin Open with injury

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:46am
(Reuters) - Top-seeded Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia has withdrawn from the Tianjin Open with an injury, organizers announced on Monday.

Highlights of Sunday's MLB playoff games

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:34am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's Major League Baseball playoff games:

Lundqvist, Rangers blank Canadiens for first win

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 12:31am
(The Sports Xchange) - Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots as the New York Rangers earned their first win of the season, defeating the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night.

Golf: Steele rallies to defend Safeway title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 11:31pm
(Reuters) - Brendan Steele rallied in windy conditions to successfully defend his title at the Safeway Open in California on Sunday and become the tournament's first repeat winner.

Britain's Hatton retains Dunhill Links golf title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:55pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Englishman Tyrrell Hatton became the first man to retain the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship title as he won by three shots after a six-under-par final round at St Andrews on Sunday.

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:35pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a National Football League game on Sunday after some players knelt during the national anthem, a form of demonstration that began last year in silent protest against police violence toward racial minorities.

Gymnastics: Japan's Shirai uses narrow win for second gold in Montreal

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:24pm
(Reuters) - Japan's Kenzo Shirai won his second gold medal at the world gymnastics championships when he claimed the men's vault title by a mere 0.001 in Montreal on Sunday.

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 4:28pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

Soccer: Germany's perfect 10 completed with win over Azerbaijan

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 4:03pm
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany crushed Azerbaijan 5-1 on Sunday with talented Leon Goretzka scoring twice, to complete a record-equalling World Cup qualifying campaign with ten wins out of ten matches.

Pence leaves NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a National Football League game on Sunday in his home state of Indiana after some players knelt during the national anthem, a form of demonstration that began last year as a symbolic protest about police violence against racial minorities.

Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:12pm
(Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal produced a ruthless performance to thrash Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-2 6-1 in the China Open final on Sunday for his 75th career singles title.

Palmer looks to new horizons after Formula One exit

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 11:44am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Jolyon Palmer said farewell to the Renault team on Sunday and probably Formula One as well.

Donaldson beats Cuevas to set up Nadal clash in Shanghai Open

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 11:29am
(Reuters) - American Jared Donaldson beat Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-7(7) 6-4 6-4 in the opening round of the Shanghai Masters on Sunday to set up a first time clash with world number one Rafa Nadal.

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