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Tennis: Osaka on the climb, aiming high in Paris

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:05am
LONDON (Reuters) - Naomi Osaka was 'freaking out' when she bumped into Spider-Man actor Tom Holland in a Tokyo hotel gym recently but while still admittedly starstruck off the court, the 20-year-old is no shrinking violet on it.

Tennis: Korea's Chung out of French Open with ankle injury

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:09pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tipped as one of the few men in the draw capable of beating Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros this year, rising South Korean talent Chung Hyeon was forced to pull out of the French Open with an ankle injury on Wednesday.

MLB notebook: Bautista lands one-year deal with Mets

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:30pm
Jose Bautista and the New York Mets agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday after the veteran slugger was released by the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Mets optioned third baseman Phillip Evans to Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding move.

NFL approves changes to kickoffs, ejections

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:27pm
In an effort to improve safety, the NFL announced on Tuesday a handful of approved changes to kickoffs following a vote at the spring league meetings on Tuesday.

Chung well prepared for Nadal thanks to big brother

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:22pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - Tipped as one of the few contenders capable of beating Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros this year, rising South Korean talent Chung Hyeon will owe his brother a debt of gratitude if he manages to defeat the Spaniard on his favorite surface.

NBA notebook: Mitchell, Simmons headline All-Rookie Team

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:21pm
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons were unanimously selected to the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Team, the league announced Tuesday.

NFL notebook: Quarterback Wentz happy with recovery

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:15pm
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz took part in individual drills during organized team activities on Tuesday, less than 5 1/2 months removed from surgery to repair torn anterior cruciate and lateral collateral ligaments in his left leg.

Olympics: Taxi! Tokyo tackles tourist boom with accessible cab

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 7:41pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's taxi industry is undergoing some radical changes as Japan, already dealing with unprecedented levels of tourism, gears up to host two major sporting events in the next 26 months.

Argentina goalkeeper Romero out of World Cup

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 6:18pm
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero will miss the World Cup in Russia after suffering a knee injury, the country's football federation (AFA) said on Tuesday.

Soccer: Argentina keeper Romero out of World Cup with knee injury

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:29pm
(Reuters) - Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero is out of the World Cup after suffering a knee injury, the country's football federation (AFA) said in a statement on their website on Tuesday.

Patriots' Belichick ignoring absentee Brady during organized team activities

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:37pm
Until practices are mandatory, the obligatory response to questions about absentee quarterback Tom Brady are to be expected from New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick.

Video of stun gun on Bucks' guard Brown worries Milwaukee mayor

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:29pm
Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett said he is concerned about public backlash that could emerge when a video of police officers tasing Bucks guard Sterling Brown is released to the public this week.

NFL, players agree to $90 million social justice pact

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:25pm
The NFL and its Players Coalition officially established a partnership to commit at least $90 million for efforts and programs combating social inequality.

Philadelphia Eagles confirm plans to visit White House

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:16pm
Head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the Philadelphia Eagles will be accepting an invitation to visit the White House on June 5 in recognition of their Super Bowl LII victory over the New England Patriots.

Roethlisberger 'not mean,' will help Steelers rookie quartberback Rudolph

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:10pm
Ben Roethlisberger is ready to mentor Mason Rudolph, an about face considering his astonishment in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting his likely heir in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Astros cut suspended Singleton, former No. 1 Houston prospect

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:04pm
Former top prospect Jon Singleton, currently serving a 100-game suspension for a third positive drug test, was released by the Houston Astros.

Football OTAs notebook: Mack, Dunlap among those absent

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:57pm
Defensive end Khalil Mack was absent for the beginning of the Oakland Raiders' organized team activities on Tuesday, which was expected as he and the team work toward a contract extension for the 2016 defensive player of the year.

Warriors' Iguodala upgraded to questionable for Game 4

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:53pm
Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala was upgraded to questionable for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Houston Rockets, the team announced.

Hedge fund billionaire Tepper approved unanimously as Panthers owner

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:50pm
The NFL approved the sale of the Carolina Panthers to former Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner David Tepper on Tuesday by a 32-0 vote at the league's meetings in Atlanta.

USA Gymnastics CEO Perry to apologize to Nassar victims

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:44pm
USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry plans to apologize to the victims of Larry Nassar in her opening statement of a testimony she will give before a House subcommittee on Wednesday.

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