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Patrick to race Daytona, Indy 500s before retiring

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:19pm
(Reuters) - Danica Patrick will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring, the world's most recognizable and successful female driver said on Friday.

Murray splits with coach Lendl for second time

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:49pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray has mutually agreed to end his relationship with coach Ivan Lendl for a second time, the British former world number one said on Friday.

Nigeria bobsledders on cusp of Olympic dream

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:42pm
(Reuters) - Nigeria may be within grasp of an historic first ever appearance in the winter Olympics, but the three members of the Super Eagles women's bobsleigh team have bigger goals than simply qualifying to race next year in Pyeongchang.

Osmond, Fernandez lead after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:13pm
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took the lead in the France grand prix with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program on Friday as Spain's Javier Fernandez returned to winning ways with a season-best performance.

Bryan brothers exit ATP Finals after surprise loss

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:49pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-times ATP Finals doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan bowed out of the tournament after a surprise 6-4 6-4 defeat by alternates Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic on Friday.

Osmond leads after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:28pm
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond took the lead in the France grand prix with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program on Friday.

Federer awaits after Goffin completes unusual semi-final cast

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:56am
LONDON (Reuters) - At the start of the year there would have been long odds on Jack Sock, Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin all earning enough points to qualify for the ATP Finals, let alone reaching the last four.

Figure skating: Osmond leads after short program at France grand prix

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:39am
GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond on Friday took the lead at the second to last qualifying event for the grand prix final next month with a crowd-pleasing but flawed short program.

Tennis: Time up for Thiem as Goffin reaches semi-finals

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:02am
LONDON (Reuters) - David Goffin recovered from a slow start to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-1 on Friday and set up a last-four clash with Roger Federer at the ATP Finals.

Golf: Fleetwood shoots 65 to retake pole in the Race to Dubai

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:58am
(Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood regained control in the Race to Dubai, rebounding from his poor first round to shoot a seven-under-par 65 and also power back into the hunt for the DP World Tour Championship title on Friday.

Sixers' Embiid thriving in role as likeable villain

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Philadelphia 76ers forward Joel Embiid has positioned himself as the NBA's most charming villain: trash-talking, tweeting, and smiling his way to his own brand of entertaining dominance.

With ticket to Olympics, North Korean skating pair are 'a rough diamond'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:06am
WARSAW (Reuters) - When the Canadian coach Bruno Marcotte started working with a pair of Olympics-qualified North Korean figure skaters, he did not expect much warmth from them.

Russia says humiliating to go to Olympics without flag: RIA

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:49am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko said that it would be unacceptable and humiliating for Russia to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea without the national flag and anthem, RIA news agency reported on Friday.

Wiggins to swap pedals for oars at indoor championships

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:27am
LONDON (Reuters) - Retired cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is to turn his sights on a new sporting challenge when he competes in next month's British Rowing Indoor Championships in London.

Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 3:09am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Thursday:

Celtics rally to beat Warriors for 14th straight victory

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:11am
(The Sports Xchange) - A media type suggested to Steph Curry that Golden State will be returning to Boston's TD Garden again this season.

Highlights of Thursday's NHL games

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:06am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Thursday:

Kerber appoints Fissette as new coach

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:47am
(Reuters) - Former world number one Angelique Kerber is hoping to bounce back from a disappointing campaign with the announcement that Belgian Wim Fisette will replace Torben Beltz as her coach in 2018, the German said on Thursday.

Valhalla to host 2024 PGA Championship

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:01am
(Reuters) - The 2024 PGA Championship will be held at the Valhalla course in Louisville, Kentucky, the PGA of America announced on Thursday.

Steelers go airborne to soar over Titans

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:56pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau schemes to make opposing offenses "one-dimensional". It was his mantra through 16 seasons as a Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coach.