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Not backing down in their fight to overturn their 135-133 double-overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets plan to file an official protest over the James Harden dunk that wasn’t counted, multiple media outlets reported Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Dec 3, 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) goes
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FILE PHOTO: Summer sunshine is seen through Olympic rings displayed at Nihonbashi district in Tokyo, Japan August 5, 2019. Picture taken August 5, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Thursday two more Olympic events, the triathlon and equestrian cross-country, have been rescheduled to earlier start times to combat the expected
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of all national team athletics coaches and the creation of an international working group to help lift the suspension against the country’s athletics federation, a letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed. FILE PHOTO: Yuri Ganus, Director General of Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), attends
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FILE PHOTO: Cleveland Browns running back Chris Ogbonnaya (25) watches as the Baltimore Ravens celebrate their victory over his team during an NFL football game in Baltimore, Maryland, September 27, 2012. REUTERS/Patrick Smith The Cleveland Browns released veteran defensive end Chris Smith on Tuesday, less than three months after his girlfriend was killed in an
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Giannis Antetokounmpo totaled 29 points and 15 rebounds in 22 minutes Monday night as the host Milwaukee Bucks easily extended their winning streak to 12 games with a wire-to-wire, 132-88 rout of the New York Knicks. Dec 2, 2019; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) lays up a shot against New York
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The Cincinnati Reds and free agent infielder Mike Moustakas agreed to a four-year, $64 million contract, multiple media outlets reported Monday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 29, 2019; Denver, CO, USA; Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Mike Moustakas (11) reacts in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
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(Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr believes his re-match with Anthony Joshua will be a harder fight than his stunning victory in June but says all the pressure is on the Briton ahead of their showdown in Saudi Arabia this weekend. Boxing – Andy Ruiz Jr & Anthony Joshua media welcome event –
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(Reuters) – Bill Peters resigned as head coach of the Calgary Flames on Friday following allegations he had used racial slurs against a player in the minor leagues a decade ago. FILE PHOTO: Nov 19, 2019; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters during interview after the game against the Colorado Avalanche at
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Taysom Hill scored two touchdowns and Wil Lutz kicked four field goals as the visiting New Orleans Saints clinched the NFC South championship by beating the Atlanta Falcons 26-18 on Thursday night. Nov 28, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (7) scores a rushing touchdown in the second quarter against the
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – The head of Russia’s Olympic Committee said on Thursday it was carrying on with preparations for the Tokyo Olympics next year and criticized World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recommendations to punish some Russian Olympic officials as excessive and wrong. People gather outside the headquarters of the Olympic Committee of Russia in Moscow, Russia
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The Pittsburgh Pirates hired Derek Shelton as their new manager, general manager Ben Cherington announced on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Sep 24, 2019; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Padres second baseman Luis Urias (9) throws out Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Gavin Lux (not pictured) during the fourth inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake
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FILE PHOTO: MotoGP – Valencia Grand Prix – Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Cheste, Valencia, Spain – November 17, 2019 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez celebrates winning the race REUTERS/Heino Kalis (Reuters) – Six times MotoGP champion Marc Marquez underwent shoulder surgery in Barcelona on Wednesday, his Honda team said in a statement. The MotoGP season finished at
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After rallying the Pittsburgh Steelers to a victory this past weekend, Devlin Hodges was named starting quarterback for Sunday’s home game against the Cleveland Browns. FILE PHOTO: Nov 24, 2019; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Devlin Hodges (6) hands off during the third quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit:
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Free-agent left-hander Rich Hill underwent elbow surgery following the 2019 season and will miss approximately half the 2020 season, the 39-year-old told the Orange County Register on Monday. Oct 7, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill (44) pitches during the first inning in game four of the 2019 NLDS playoff
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