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Europe becomes a new destination for American women soccer stars

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:12pm
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - For years it was assumed that if professional women's club soccer was to truly take off it would be the United States that would provide the home for an elite competition.

Warriors coach Kerr ill, may miss remainder of playoffs

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 8:20pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Sunday he will not be on the sidelines for Monday's Game Four against the Portland Trail Blazers, and he might be out for the rest of the playoffs.

James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:34pm
(The Sports Xchange) - When the Cleveland Cavaliers limped into the NBA playoffs with a four-game losing streak to finish the regular season, some wondered if the reigning champions were vulnerable.

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:16pm
Clarke MacArthur, who fought a two-year battle with concussions to come back to the NHL, scored on a power-play rebound 6:30 into overtime as Ottawa won their first-round playoff series with Boston in Game Six.

Chappell finally wins on PGA Tour in 180th career start

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:08pm
(Reuters) - Kevin Chappell ended a frustrating run of near misses when he clinched his first PGA tour title with a one-stroke triumph over fellow American Brooks Koepka at the Texas Open on Sunday.

Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 5:59pm
LeBron James scored 33 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:08 remaining, and Cleveland completed a four-game sweep of Indiana in their NBA playoff opening-round series.

Alonso sees Indy as a bigger challenge than Le Mans

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 5:42pm
LEEDS, Alabama (Reuters) - Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso sees next month's Indianapolis 500 as a bigger challenge than the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race as he seeks to win motorsport's famed 'Triple Crown'.

Chelsea's Kante named PFA player of the year

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 5:06pm
(Reuters) - Chelsea's N'Golo Kante was named player of the year by the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) on Sunday, adding another chapter to the remarkable story of a player who was plying his trade in the French sixth tier a few seasons ago.

Chappell finally wins on PGA Tour in 180th career start

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 5:02pm
(Reuters) - Kevin Chappell birdied the final hole on Sunday for his first victory on the PGA Tour, by one stroke over fellow American Brooks Koepka at the Texas Open.

Soccer: Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 4:14pm
MADRID (Reuters) - Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to snatch a stunning 3-2 win at Real Madrid and put the two teams level on points at the top of La Liga on Sunday.

Motorcycling: Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 3:56pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Triple MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took his fifth successive Grand Prix of the Americas victory on Sunday while 38-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi surged into the championship lead.

Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 3:30pm
LeBron James scored 33 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:08 remaining, and Cleveland completed a four-game sweep of Indiana in their NBA playoff opening-round series.

Czech footballer Rajtoral found dead in his Turkey home, club says suicide

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 3:04pm
ANKARA (Reuters) - Frantisek Rajtoral, a Czech footballer playing for Turkish top tier club Gaziantepspor was found dead in his home in an apparent suicide, the club said on Sunday.

Nastase suspended after verbal abuse allegations at Fed Cup

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 1:21pm
(Reuters) - Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was provisionally suspended from all International Tennis Federation (ITF) events on Sunday after being thrown out of the tie against Britain for verbally abusing opposing team members and the umpire.

Wielgus, long-time USA Swimming executive director, dies

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 1:06pm
(Reuters) - Chuck Wielgus, executive director of USA Swimming for nearly two decades, died on Sunday in Colorado Springs of complications from colon cancer, the organization announced. He was 67.

Romania beat Britain in Fed Cup as Konta and Watson lose

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:34am
(Reuters) - Hosts Romania beat Britain in their controversial Fed Cup World Cup play-off in Constanta on Sunday, with both Johanna Konta and Heather Watson failing to win their respective singles rubbers for the visitors.

Nadal claims record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:29am
MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title as he geared up for his beloved French Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos on Sunday.

Djokovic should seek Federer's advice, says former mentor

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:03am
BELGRADE (Reuters) - A floundering Novak Djokovic should seek advice from evergreen Swiss maestro Roger Federer in order to rediscover his vintage self, the Serb's former Davis Cup coach Bogdan Obradovic said.

Wanjiru holds of Bekele in London

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:28am
LONDON (Reuters) - Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru held off a late charge from Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele to win the London Marathon on Sunday in two hours five minutes 48 seconds.

Kenya's Keitany breaks women's only world record at London Marathon

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 6:21am
(Reuters) - Kenya's Mary Keitany broke the women's only world record en route to her third London Marathon gold medal on Sunday, finishing in a time of 2 hours 17 minutes 01 seconds to beat Paula Radcliffe previous best by 41 seconds.

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