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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the National Football League over protests by its players during the national anthem by launching a petition and asking his supporters to show their patriotism by backing it. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the Heritage Foundation’s President’s Club Meeting in Washington,
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday: Oct 19, 2017; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket in front of New York Knicks guard Ron Baker (31) during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Double world champion Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren in 2018, the team said on Thursday in a long-expected announcement that finally ended one of the sagas of the Formula One season. McLaren did not say whether the new contract extended beyond next year. The Spaniard has endured a miserable three
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(Reuters) – Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka maintained an aggressive mindset to pitch the New York Yankees within a victory of the World Series and a potential showdown with compatriot Yu Darvish. Tanaka, in his fourth season with the Yankees, exerted command of the strike zone to outduel Houston ace Dallas Keuchel in Game Five of
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(Reuters) – New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge delivered once again with a home run that paved the way for a come-from-behind 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday, squaring their best-of-seven American League Championship Series at 2-2. With the Yankees trailing 4-0 in the seventh inning, the 6-foot 7-inch (201 cm) slugger sent
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(Reuters) – FIFA’s decision to schedule the World Cup qualifier between Australia and Honduras with just five days in between the two matches was “inhumane”, the Central Americans’ coach Jorge Luis Pinto has said. The first match in the intercontinental playoff for a spot at the finals in Russia next year is scheduled to take
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