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Timbers' Valeri named MVP of MLS

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:39pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri was named Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player on Monday.

Giants fire coach McAdoo, GM Reese

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:11pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Giants fired second-year head coach Ben McAdoo in a housecleaning on Monday morning, less than a week after the benching of quarterback Eli Manning created a backlash from fans.

Patriots' Gronkowski gets one-game suspension for late hit

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 3:53pm
(Reuters) - New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been suspended for one game by the NFL for hitting Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White in the back of the head after a play was over during their game on Sunday.

Golf: Woods seemingly healthy again, but too early to predict future glory

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 3:10pm
(Reuters) - When Tiger Woods tees up next year he will be at an age at which few have dominated, but that will not stop the PGA Tour hype machine and others from promoting his appearance with an implied suggestion Tiger 2.0 will be as good as the previous version which won 14 major championships between 1997 and 2008.

Gymnastics: British body suspends men's coach Van Hoof

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:23pm
LONDON (Reuters) - British Gymnastics has suspended top men's coach Eddie van Hoof pending an independent investigation into allegations of misconduct.

NFL: Giants fire coach McAdoo, GM Reese

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:37am
(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Giants fired second-year head coach Ben McAdoo in a housecleaning on Monday morning, less than a week after the benching of quarterback Eli Manning created a backlash from fans.

IOC faces tricky decision over possible Russia ban

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:45am
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - Under huge pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide on Tuesday whether to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics over alleged institutionalized doping.

Motor racing: Williams to have further talks with Kubica and Sirotkin

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:44am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One comeback hopeful Robert Kubica and young Russian Sergey Sirotkin will both be at the Williams factory this week as the former champions continue to assess their driver options for 2018.

Drone racing: NEXXBlades swoop to Drone Champions League victory

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 8:25am
BERLIN (Reuters) - The NEXXBlades Racing team have won the final race of the Drone Champions League series in Berlin to lift the championship trophy.

Russia says no plan to boycott Olympics after doping scandal

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 7:05am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has no plan to boycott the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics if the International Olympic Committee (IOC) imposes restrictions on the country's participation over alleged state-sponsored doping, the Kremlin said on Monday.

Kremlin says no plan to boycott Olympics because of doping scandal

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 6:19am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday it is not discussing a possible boycott by Moscow of the 2018 Winter Olympic in Pyeongchang if the International Olympic Committee decides to ban Russia from the Games over alleged state-sponsored doping.

Audi decides against Hong Kong Formula E appeal

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 5:48am
(Reuters) - Audi will not appeal against Daniel Abt's disqualification from Sunday's Hong Kong Formula E race after reviewing documents and processes, the team said on Monday.

Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:38pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games:

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:46pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Hockey League games:

Weightlifting: Surprise win for Chilean, world records for Iran's Moradi

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:42pm
ANAHEIM (Reuters) - Chile's Arley Mendez returned from more than four years of international competitive exile to defeat Iran's Olympic champion Kianoush Rostami in the men's 85 kilogram class at weightlifting's World Championships on Sunday, while Sohrab Moradi broke two world records in the 94kg class.

Major League Baseball roundup

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:25pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Shohei Ohtani is regarded as the "Babe Ruth of Japan" but he will not playing for the New York Yankees.

Red Bull junior driver Ticktum wins McLaren F1 test

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:09pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Red Bull junior driver Dan Ticktum put McLaren in an awkward position on Sunday after winning a coveted award that includes a Formula One test drive and simulator role with the Woking-based team.

Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:02pm
ANAHEIM (Reuters) - A New Zealand transgender lifter will go for gold against an American Olympic medalist when the super-heavyweight classes bring the weightlifting World Championships to a close on Tuesday.

Badminton: Japan prepared to roll dice on Momota with eye on Tokyo

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 7:28pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Former world number two Kento Momota will be restored to the top tier of Japan's national badminton team next season as he continues his long rehabilitation from a gambling scandal that ruled him out of the Rio Olympics, local media reported.

National Hockey League roundup

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 6:45pm
(The Sports Xchange) - San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton was fined $5,000 for slashing Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson during Saturday night's game, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday.