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Australia searching for 50 athletes, officials missing after Commonwealth Games

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:43pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities are searching for 50 athletes and officials missing a month after the Commonwealth Games ended in the host city of the Gold Coast while another 190 are seeking asylum, the country's home affairs minister said on Tuesday.

NBA notebook: Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 with left knee contusion

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:24pm
Golden State Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala is listed as doubtful for Tuesday's Game 4 against the Houston Rockets with a left knee contusion.

NFL notebook: Brady, Gronkowski reportedly absent from organized team activities

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:20pm
The New England Patriots began their voluntary offseason training activities program Monday, but quarterback Tom Brady was not expected to be in attendance this week, according to multiple reports.

Major League Baseball notebook: Nationals promote Tim Collins

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 9:15pm
Tim Collins' long road back to the major leagues reached its end when he was promoted by the Washington Nationals.

Soccer: Ibrahimovic sent off for head slap as Galaxy beat Impact

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:53pm
(Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic received a red card for slapping an opposing player in the head on Monday but the LA Galaxy were still able to eke out a 1-0 win over the Montreal Impact without their marquee acquisition.

Soccer: Rivals ask for Guerrero World Cup ban to be lifted

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 6:47pm
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The captains of the three teams drawn to play Peru at the World Cup in Russia next month have appealed to FIFA to lift a ban on Paolo Guerrero, who was suspended after testing positive for cocaine.

Tennis: Mannarino slumps to early exit in Lyon

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 2:50pm
(Reuters) - Fifth seed Adrian Mannarino's disappointing run on clay continued as he suffered a 6-3 4-6 6-1 defeat by Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the opening round of the Lyon Open on Monday.

Serena Williams won't be seeded at French Open

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 2:01pm
When Serena Williams takes the court in Roland Garros next week, she will do so sporting a different look. She won't have a number next to her name.

Report: Brady absent as Patriots begin organized team activities

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:58pm
The New England Patriots began their voluntary offseason program Monday, but quarterback Tom Brady was not expected to be in attendance, according to a report by ESPN.

NFL commissioner Goodell addresses sports betting decision, lays out league concerns

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:54pm
One week after the Supreme Court cleared states to regulate sports gambling in a landmark decision, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued a statement addressing the league's stance.

NBA: Curry says mom scolded him for Game 3 obscenity

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:51pm
Stephen Curry says he "blacked out" when he turned to the crowd after a layup, removed his mouthpiece and screamed "This is my (expletive) house" during the Golden State Warriors' 126-85 blowout win over the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday in Oakland, Calif.

Hall of Fame quarterback Favre reveals rehab stints fans never knew about

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:48pm
Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre revealed that he went to rehab multiple times in addition to the one well-documented 1996 rehab stint during his playing days.

Report: Arizona, New Orleans to host '22, '23 Super Bowls

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:45pm
The NFL is expected to announce the locations for two more years of the Super Bowl when the owners meet this week in Atlanta.

MLB extends Blue Jays closer Osuna's leave seven more days

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:33pm
Major League Baseball on Monday extended Toronto closer Roberto Osuna's administrative leave seven additional days as it continues to investigate an assault charge against the Blue Jays pitcher.

Baseball: Ohtani pushing limits of Angels’ conservative approach

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:50pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Angels have made it their mission to shield Japanese rookie Shohei Ohtani from overexposure in the early season, but as the two-way star proves his worth he may be forcing the team to loosen the reins on those limitations. The 23-year-old Ohtani has thus far over-delivered on the hype that followed his arrival in the major leagues, and in doing so signaled the Angels may need his talent more than he needs the team’s protection.

Golf: New world tour with massive prize money proposed

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:38am
(Reuters) - A new global golf circuit is being planned, multiple sources have confirmed to Reuters, in what would be the biggest upheaval in the professional game in decades.

Roland Garros overhaul in full swing ahead of French Open

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:32am
PARIS (Reuters) - Legal challenges have pushed the promised overhaul of Roland Garros back to 2020 but with construction finally well underway, this year's French Open is poised to offer fans a "nouvelSle" experience.

Nishikori needs French Open success to reignite career

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:30am
TOKYO (Reuters) - It has been a long and frustrating road back to fitness for Japan's Kei Nishikori, who will arrive at Roland Garros without an ATP title for more than two years and desperate to prove that his career has not already peaked.

Soccer: Iran primed for attempt to break group stage hoodoo

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:27am
HONG KONG (Reuters) - The stability and pragmatism of Carlos Queiroz's seven-year reign has firmly established Iran's as Asia's number one team, but the nation will go to the World Cup hoping to advance for the first time to the knockout phase.

Soccer: Tough draw is a heavy blow to Morocco's hopes

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:22am
(Reuters) - Morocco improved markedly through the African qualifiers to emerge as the form team from the continent heading to the World Cup but their chances of making an impact in Russia were dealt a heavy blow at December's draw.

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