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Golf: Koepka blitzes Phoenix to extend Dunlop lead

4 hours 27 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Defending champion Brooks Koepka will take a four-stroke lead into the final day of the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament after firing a sizzling seven-under-par 64 in the third round on Saturday.

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

6 hours 33 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Friday's National Basketball Association games:

Cavs' Rose to miss up to three weeks with ankle sprain

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:48pm
(Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose could be out for three more weeks as he treats a sprained left ankle, the team said on Friday.

Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:30pm
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

National Football League roundup

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:01pm
(The Sports Xchange) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension negotiations will be discussed Dec. 13 during an owners-only session at the league's meetings in Irving, Texas.

Park takes three-stroke lead at CME Group Tour Championship

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:46pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Park Sung-hyun put herself in position for a number of year-end honors with her performance on Friday.

Rookie Cook takes lead at RSM Classic

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:38pm
(Reuters) - PGA Tour rookie Austin Cook shot an eight-under-par 62 to take a one-stroke lead over Brian Gay in the second round of the RSM Classic on Friday.

National Hockey League roundup

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:35pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets signed right winger Cam Atkinson to a seven-year, $41.125 million contract extension that will run through the 2024-25 season.

Patrick to race Daytona, Indy 500s before retiring

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:19pm
(Reuters) - Danica Patrick will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring, the world's most recognizable and successful female driver said on Friday.

Murray splits with coach Lendl for second time

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:49pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray has mutually agreed to end his relationship with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time, the British former world number one said on Friday.

Nigeria bobsledders on cusp of Olympic dream

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:42pm
(Reuters) - Nigeria may be within grasp of an historic first ever appearance in the winter Olympics, but the three members of the Super Eagles women's bobsleigh team have bigger goals than simply qualifying to race next year in Pyeongchang.

Osmond, Fernandez lead after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:13pm
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took the lead in the France grand prix with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program on Friday as Spain's Javier Fernandez returned to winning ways with a season-best performance.

Bryan brothers exit ATP Finals after surprise loss

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:49pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-times ATP Finals doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan bowed out of the tournament after a surprise 6-4 6-4 defeat by alternates Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic on Friday.

Osmond leads after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:28pm
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took the lead in the France grand prix with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program on Friday.

Federer awaits after Goffin completes unusual semi-final cast

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:56am
LONDON (Reuters) - At the start of the year there would have been long odds on Jack Sock, Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin all earning enough points to qualify for the ATP Finals, let alone reaching the last four.

Figure skating: Osmond leads after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:39am
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond on Friday took the lead at the second to last qualifying event for the grand prix final next month with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program.

Tennis: Time up for Thiem as Goffin reaches semi-finals

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:02am
LONDON (Reuters) - David Goffin recovered from a slow start to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-1 on Friday and set up a last-four clash with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals.

Golf: Fleetwood shoots 65 to retake pole in the Race to Dubai

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:58am
(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood regained control in the Race to Dubai, rebounding from his poor first round to shoot a seven-under-par 65 and also power back into the hunt for the DP World Tour Championship title on Friday.

Sixers' Embiid thriving in role as likeable villain

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Philadelphia 76ers forward Joel Embiid has positioned himself as the NBA's most charming villain: trash-talking, tweeting, and smiling his way to his own brand of entertaining dominance.

With ticket to Olympics, North Korean skating pair are 'a rough diamond'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:06am
WARSAW (Reuters) - When the Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte started working with a pair of Olympics-qualified North Korean figure skaters, he did not expect much warmth from them.

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