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Oct 21

James delivers as Cavaliers breeze past Bucks

LeBron James has picked up right where he left off last season, scoring 24 points and dishing out eight assists on Friday as the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97. The four-time NBA most valuable player led the Cavaliers in s…

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Oct 21

Basket – Laker rookie Ball gets rolling against Suns

– Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball rebounded from a disappointing NBA debut to flirt with a triple double on Friday. Ball had 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game to power the Lakers to a 132-130 win over the Phoenix Suns…

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Oct 20

AmFoot – Packers place Rodgers on injured reserve

– The Green Bay Packers placed quarterback Aaron Rodgers on injured reserve, one day after he had surgery to repair his broken right collarbone. Rodgers, who led the Packers to a Super Bowl title in the 2010 season, was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday’s 23-10 loss at Minnesota after taking a

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Oct 20

Basketball – Nets guard Lin has surgery on injured knee

– Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin had surgery to repair a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee, the NBA team said. The Nets, who said Thursday they expected Lin to miss the rest of the 2017-18 NBA season, said he is expected to make a full r…

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Oct 20

Tigers tap Gardenhire as new manager

The Detroit Tigers are turning to an old foe in their rebuilding bid, naming former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as their new manager on Friday. Gardenhire, who turns 60 on Tuesday, spent 13 seasons, from 2004-2014 managing the Twins — the …

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Oct 20

Baseball – Dodgers ace Kershaw eyes crowning glory

– Clayton Kershaw is determined to crown a decade of dominance with a maiden World Series title after helping the Los Angeles Dodgers into their first appearance in the baseball classic in nearly 30 years. After 10 seasons in Major League Baseball, Ker…

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Oct 20

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury buys China gridiron team

Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury will purchase the Beijing franchise of a fledgling American-football arena league, the league announced on Friday. Marbury, who has starred in the Chinese Basketball Association since 2010 for several teams before s…

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Oct 20

Basket – Clippers blowout Lakers in Ball’s NBA debut

– The Los Angeles Clippers continued their recent domination of the Lakers by beating their cross-town rivals 108-92 on Thurdsay to spoil the NBA debut of Lonzo Ball. Blake Griffin had 29 points and 12 rebounds and DeAndre Jordan tallied 14 points and …

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Oct 19

US state police chief punished over NFL protest criticism

The midwestern state’s top cop Kriste Etue last month waded into a public spat between US President Donald Trump and NFL players who kneel during the anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality. The governor’s decision to dock a week’s pay fell short of calls to fire Etue.

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Oct 19

Hamilton supports NFL protests, coy on ‘taking a knee’

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton said he supports the ongoing protests by NFL players against racial injustice, but refused to confirm whether or not he intended to ‘take a knee’ in sympathy at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix. Hamilton, the only black driver to have won the world

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Oct 19

Basketball – Hayward return this season unlikely after surgery – agent

– Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is unlikely to return this season following surgery to repair severe left leg injuries, his agent told ESPN and the Boston Herald. Hayward underwent surgery Wednesday night in Boston to repair a fractured left t…

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Oct 19

Yankees blank Astros, move one win from World Series

New York pitcher Masahiro Tanaka struck out eight batters over seven scoreless innings on Wednesday and the Yankees reached the brink of the World Series by defeating the Houston Astros 5-0. The Yankees took a 3-2 lead in Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven American League Championship Series,

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Oct 19

Baseball – Baseball: Yankees blank Astros, move one win from World Series

– New York pitcher Masahiro Tanaka struck out eight batters over seven scoreless innings Wednesday and the Yankees reached the brink of the World Series by defeating the Houston Astros 5-0. The Yankees took a 3-2 lead in Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven American League Championship Series,

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Oct 19

Basket – NBA: Hayward to have surgery but full recovery expected

– Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will undergo surgery after a gruesome left leg injury but is expected to make a full recovery, Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Wednesday. Hayward was flown back to Boston and taken to New England Baptist Hospita…

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Oct 19

Basket – NBA: Bulls ban Portis eight games for breaking teammate’s jaw

– Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis was suspended eight games by the NBA club on Wednesday, a day after punching teammate Nikola Mirotic at practice and breaking his jaw. Bulls executive vice president John Paxson, who announced the ban, also said Mi…

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Oct 18

Bulls ban Portis eight games for breaking teammate’s jaw

Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis was suspended eight games by the NBA club on Wednesday, a day after punching teammate Nikola Mirotic at practice and breaking his jaw. Bulls executive vice president John Paxson, who announced the ban, also said Miro…

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