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Road rules: Lightning even series with Capitals

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:42pm
Alex Killorn scored the go-ahead goal with 8:03 remaining as the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning pulled even in the Eastern Conference finals by defeating the Washington Capitals 4-2 in Game 4 on Thursday night at Capital One Arena.

Golf: Leishman fires career-low 61 to lead Byron Nelson

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:09pm
(Reuters) - Australian Marc Leishman fired a career-low 61 for a three-shot lead after the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson at its new home in Dallas on Thursday while local favorite Jordan Spieth failed to make a move.

Golf: Leishman fires career-low 61 to lead at Trinity Forest

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 7:59pm
(Reuters) - Australian Marc Leishman, buoyed by a pair of eagles, fired a career-low 61 for a three-shot lead after the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas on Thursday while home-town favorite Jordan Spieth failed to make a move.

NHL: Vegas Golden Knights reveal the soul of Sin City

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:42pm
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The Vegas Golden Knights have attracted a passionate fan base by smashing expectations in their inaugural season but supporters say it is what the team has done to unite a community torn by tragedy that has truly endeared them to the city.

Ostapenko ousts Konta in Rome to set up Sharapova clash

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:15pm
(Reuters) - French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko ruined Johanna Konta's birthday celebrations at the Italian Open on Sunday by coming from a set down to beat the Briton 2-6 6-3 6-4 and book her place in the quarter-finals.

Doping: Russia remains non-compliant as WADA shows cracks

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:57pm
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Russia’s anti-doping agency (RUSADA) remains suspended and will continue to be non-compliant until it has met all the criteria for reinstatement, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday as cracks in its solidarity began to show.

Nadal, Djokovic romp into Rome quarter - finals

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:11pm
(Reuters) - Rafa Nadal swept into the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday with a ruthless 6-4 6-1 victory over Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov.

Ice hockey: Canada edge Russia in overtime, Finland crash out

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:06pm
(Reuters) - Ryan O'Reilly struck Canada's winning goal as they edged Russia 5-4 in an overtime thriller and Finland crashed to a shock 3-2 defeat by Switzerland in the Ice Hockey World Championship quarter-finals in Copenhagen on Thursday.

Ireland's Bennett wins Giro stage 12 with gutsy sprint

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:18pm
(Reuters) - Irishman Sam Bennett made a perfectly timed break to win the 12th stage of the Giro, a 213-kilometre ride from Osimo that ends in a sprint finish on the Imola racing circuit, amid a heavy downpour on Thursday.

Tennis: Cornet pulls out of Strasbourg, hopeful for French Open

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:22am
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Alize Cornet has pulled out of the Strasbourg International tournament because of a groin injury but hopes to be ready for the French Open.

Saudi Arabia to host Formula E's 2018-19 season opener

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 9:50am
LONDON (Reuters) - The all-electric Formula E motor racing series will start its 2018-19 season in Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, organizers said on Thursday.

Real Madrid's Doncic still pondering summer NBA move

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 9:31am
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Europe's rising basketball talent Luka Doncic is still uncertain whether he will move to the NBA during the summer break, the 19-year-old Slovenian said on Thursday.

Motor racing: Ferrari told to change wing mirrors for Monaco

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - Halo-mounted wing mirrors will remain legal in Formula One but Ferrari must change the fixings used in Spain last weekend before next week's Monaco Grand Prix, the governing FIA said on Thursday.

Tennis: Halep holds top ranking as Keys withdraws in Rome

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 8:02am
ROME (Reuters) - Romanian Simona Halep will extend her stay as world number one after being handed a walkover into the Italian Open quarter-finals when American Madison Keys withdrew injured on Thursday.

Motorcycling: Rins staying at Suzuki MotoGP team for two more years

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 5:08am
(Reuters) - Spanish rider Alex Rins has signed a two-year extension with Suzuki, the MotoGP team announced on Thursday ahead of the French Grand Prix at Le Mans.

NHL: Golden Knights defend their fortress in win over Jets

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 2:05am
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - After splitting the first two games of the Western Conference Finals with the Jets in Winnipeg, the Vegas Golden Knights returned home to a hero's welcome on Wednesday and put on a show worthy of their spot near the Las Vegas Strip with a 4-2 win.

Reports: Wide receiver Robby Anderson's 2017 felony charge to be dropped

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:12am
The felony resisting arrest with violence charge against New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson from a 2017 incident in Miami is expected to be dropped, according to multiple reports.

NFL will vote on video review for all ejections

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:09am
NFL owners will vote at next week's league meetings on a proposal to make all ejections subject to video review, the league announced Wednesday in a written rules proposal.

Reports: Budenholzer agrees to be Bucks' next coach

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:05am
Mike Budenholzer and the Milwaukee Bucks have reached an agreement to make him the franchise's next head coach, according to multiple reports.

Reports: Cowboys defensive end Gregory to apply for reinstatement Thursday

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:00am
Suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory will file for reinstatement from the NFL on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

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