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Falcons hang on for win as Seahawks field goal fails to fly

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:25am
(The Sports Xchange) - Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes and Seattle came up short on a game-tying field-goal attempt with two seconds remaining as the Falcons held on to defeat the Seahawks 34-31 in Seattle on Monday.

Pelicans' Cousins ejected for elbowing Westbrook

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:33pm
(Reuters) - New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins was ejected on Monday for striking Oklahoma City Russell Westbrook with an elbow.

Baseball star Halladay's plane made dive before fatal crash: NTSB

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:53pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The aircraft piloted by Roy Halladay made a sharp dive before crashing into the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month, killing the retired baseball star, federal investigators said on Monday.

New monohull boat design unveiled for 2021 America's Cup

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:19pm
(Reuters) - The boats teams will race at the 2021 America's Cup in New Zealand will feature monohulls, a departure from the catamarans used during this year's competition in Bermuda, the designers said on Monday.

National Football League roundup

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:14pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn died early Monday morning after being involved in a car crash in Irving, Texas. He was 43.

Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:09pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.

FIA returns entry fee paid by defunct Manor F1 team

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:46pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body has returned the entry fee paid a year ago by the now-defunct Manor team, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Monday.

Trump calls for Lynch suspension if anthem protest continues

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:39pm
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City.

Haye pulls out of Bellew fight after 'freak accident'

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:36pm
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain's former heavyweight world champion David Haye has pulled out of next month's scheduled showdown with WBC cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew after suffering a "freak accident".

Goffin aims to ride the wave to Davis Cup glory

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:50am
LONDON (Reuters) - Beaten but exhilarated, Belgium's David Goffin believes his exceptional run at the ATP Finals has strengthened him for the last great challenge of his breakthrough season -- helping his country win the Davis Cup for the first time.

Qatar urges Gulf neighbors to let nationals attend 2022 soccer World Cup

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:45am
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is urging the four countries imposing a diplomatic and trade boycott against it to allow their nationals to attend the World Cup in Doha in 2022, a senior Qatari organizer said on Monday.

Suspended AIBA president Wu to step down from post

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:41am
(Reuters) - The International Boxing Association's (AIBA) suspended president Wu Ching-kuo announced on Monday that he would step down from his post to "resolve the management issues" within the Olympic sport's governing body.

Wimbledon champion Novotna dies after battle with cancer

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:39am
PRAGUE/LONDON (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand-slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) said on Monday.

Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies after battle with cancer

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:51am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the Women's Tennis Association said on Monday.

Farah to kick off road career on the streets of London

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:20am
(Reuters) - Mo Farah will start his career as a full-time road runner by taking part in a London half marathon early next year before tackling the full distance around the British capital in April, according to The Times.

Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:18am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998, has died at the age of 49, the WTA said on Monday.

Olympics: In Yuna's absence, Koreans holding out for a Pyeongchang hero

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:12am
SEOUL (Reuters) - A year after her dazzling gold medal-winning performance at the Vancouver Games, figure skater Kim Yuna delivered an impassioned speech to the International Olympic Committee that helped sway the vote to bring the 2018 Winter Games to South Korea.

Golf: Spieth's Sydney love affair comes with a cash bonus

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:33am
(Reuters) - World number two Jordan Spieth will be well rewarded for his trip Down Under this week regardless of whether he successfully defends his title at the Australian Open, a tournament he has developed a love affair with over the last four years.

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:36pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Hockey League games:

National Basketball Association roundup

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:09pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant missed Sunday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets with a sprained left ankle, the team announced.