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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 - 1:03pm
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.

Athletics: Rupp, Dibaba claim Chicago Marathon victories

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 10:25am
(Reuters) - Galen Rupp became the first American to win the Chicago Marathon in 15 years and Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba ran away with the women's race on Sunday.

Motor racing: Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 9:24am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel is one race reprimand away from a 10-place grid penalty after Formula One stewards punished the Ferrari driver for missing the national anthem at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 5:43am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel's Sunday could not get much worse after engine problems at the Japanese Grand Prix all but killed off his title hopes, but Formula One stewards reprimanded him anyway for missing the national anthem before the race.

Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 4:27am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish.

Goffin downs Mannarino to win Japan Open title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 4:26am
(Reuters) - Fourth-seeded Belgian David Goffin beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3 7-5 in the Japan Open final in Tokyo on Sunday to win his second title in as many weeks and first ATP 500 trophy.

Motor racing - Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 3:02am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish.

Vettel's title hopes suffer huge blow in Japan

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:45am
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel suffered the agony of another retirement on Sunday as his Formula One title hopes disappeared almost over the horizon.

Highlights of Saturday's NHL games

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:24am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games:

Highlights of Saturday's MLB playoff games

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 1:20am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball playoff games:

Duncan keeps lead heading into final round of Safeway Open

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:57pm
(Reuters) - Tyler Duncan held on to his one-shot lead at the Safeway Open on Saturday after carding a one-under-par 71 at the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, Ca. Duncan, playing in just his second PGA Tour start, moved to 14-under and will start the final round with a slender lead over Chesson Hadley, who shot a two-under 70 a day after dazzling with a 61.

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