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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Hockey League games on Saturday: Penguins 4, Panthers 3 Sidney Crosby scored twice, including the winner when he batted the puck out of the air in the third period, as Pittsburgh downed Florida. Patric Hornqvist and Greg McKegg also scored and Kris Letang added two assists for the
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MADRID (Reuters) – Luis Suarez struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Atletico Madrid on Saturday but their lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga was cut to five points after Cristiano Ronaldo inspired the champions to a 2-1 win at Getafe. Saul Niguez gave Atletico the lead in
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Hockey League games on Friday: Red Wings 6, Golden Knights 3 Gustav Nyquist scored two goals and Henrik Zetterberg added a goal and three assists as the Detroit Red Wings scored four third-period goals and handed Vegas the first loss in team history. Anthony Mantha, Frans Nielsen, Nyquist
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(The Sports Xchange) – The Chicago Cubs’ overnight flight to Los Angeles lasted into Friday afternoon with the team arriving more than five hours behind schedule. The United charter plane landed at Los Angeles International Airport at 12:09 p.m. PT after a five-hour stop in Albuquerque, N.M. when a non-player on board became ill. The
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(The Sports Xchange) – Quarterback Carson Wentz threw three touchdown passes as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Carolina Panthers 28-23 in a match-up of NFC division leaders at Bank of America Stadium on Thursday. Philadelphia (5-1) won its fourth game in a row and became the NFC’s first five-game winner as Wentz was 16-of-30 for
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Jerome Valcke, the banned former FIFA secretary general, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar’s beIN Media, over World Cup broadcasting deals. The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) said on Thursday it suspected Valcke accepted “undue advantages” in connection with
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(The Sports Xchange) – The Boston Red Sox fired manager John Farrell on Wednesday, two days after his team was eliminated from the playoffs. Farrell, who managed the Red Sox since 2013, will not return for the 2018 season, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski announcement. The team said a search for a new manager
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LONDON (Reuters) – Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has been fined $10,000 and deducted his $21,000 first-round losers’ cheque following his decision to walk off after losing the first set against Steve Johnson in the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday. The tempestuous Kyrgios had just been beaten in a tiebreak against Johnson when he walked to the net,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the National Football League should not be given tax breaks, stepping up his criticism of the world’s top-grossing sports league over silent player protests at games against racial injustice. “Why is the NFL getting massive tax breaks while at the same time disrespecting our Anthem,
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Monday’s Major League Baseball playoff games: Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 1 Rookie Cody Bellinger homered and drove in two runs, Yu Darvish pitched five strong innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers swept their way into the National League Championship Series with a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game
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(Reuters) – United States coach Bruce Arena has rejected the idea that a waterlogged pitch will hamper his team in Tuesday’s crunch World Cup qualifying match away to Trinidad & Tobago and said sloppy conditions in Couva would be the same for both sides. The U.S. are currently third in the six-team group from the
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