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In elaborate hoax, websites say NFL Redskins renamed as Redhawks

1 hour 11 min ago
(Reuters) - Native American advocates launched an elaborate hoax on Wednesday, creating authentic-looking web pages of major media that purported to report that the National Football League's Washington Redskins had changed their name to the Redhawks.

Commissioner Goodell to retire at end of contract in 2024

2 hours 4 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who signed a five-year contract extension last week, intends to retire at the completion of his new deal in 2024.

Froome's positive Salbutamol test result unusual, says expert

3 hours 20 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Chris Froome's positive test for excessive levels of the asthma drug Salbutamol at this year's Vuelta a Espana was unusual but dehydration or metabolism could have played a part, an anti-doping expert said on Wednesday.

Boxing: Fury aims punch at British board, may seek license elsewhere

5 hours 27 min ago
(Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he may renew his boxing license with a different organization as he believes the British Boxing Board of Control treated him poorly after he was charged by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) in June 2016.

NFL: Bengals co-founder Pete Brown dies

5 hours 32 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Pete Brown, the Cincinnati Bengals' senior vice president of player personnel and co-founder of the team in the mid-1960s along with his brother Mike and father Paul Brown, died Tuesday. He was 74.

Ex-NFL RB Larry Johnson believes he has CTE

5 hours 34 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Former NFL running back Larry Johnson said in an interview he believes he suffers from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease known as CTE.

Motor racing: Concerned Formula One drivers put on united front

8 hours 36 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One drivers, including Britain's four times world champion Lewis Hamilton, have shown rare unanimity by all signing up for their union amid concern for the sport's future direction.

Boxing: Australian Horn beats Corcoran to retain world welterweight crown

8 hours 46 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Jeff Horn retained his WBO welterweight world title by technical knockout when Briton Gary Corcoran's corner threw in the towel in the 11th round of their contest in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Ice Hockey: Russia's hockey league gives blessing for players to compete as neutrals at Olympics

8 hours 48 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) said on Wednesday it was in favor of its players competing at the Pyeongchang winter Olympics after Moscow agreed to let Russian athletes take part as neutrals.

Cycling: Froome faces tough questions after positive Vuelta test

11 hours 38 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome could potentially be stripped of his Vuelta a Espana title after a urine test he gave during the race in September showed excessive levels of an asthma medication.

Cycling: Froome tested positive for asthma drug during Vuelta

13 hours 6 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome failed a urine test at the Vuelta a Espana in September but the Briton said on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong.

Highlights of Tuesday's NHL games

13 hours 7 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Tuesday:

Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

15 hours 33 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Tuesday:

Packers QB Rodgers says cleared to return from injury

15 hours 46 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) - The uncertainty about whether Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers would be ready to return this week was resolved on Thursday when Rodgers announced on Instagram that he was medically cleared to play football.

National Hockey League roundup

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:46pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Pittsburgh Penguins activated two-time Stanley Cup winning goaltender Matt Murray from injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

National Football League roundup

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:53pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Kenny Britt is close to getting another shot, and with the defending Super Bowl champions no less.

People hope 'I break my neck' after Trump comments: Vonn

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:11pm
(Reuters) - Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday.

Azarenka given wildcard for Australian Open

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:15pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Twice champion Victoria Azarenka has been given a wildcard for next month's Australian Open, organizers said on Wednesday.

Fury says 'nightmare' over after UKAD clears him to return to ring

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 2:21pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he was glad the "nightmare" was behind him as he was cleared to resume his boxing career after agreeing a two-year backdated ban for an anti-doping violation on Tuesday.

Zidane delighted to call on 'world's best' Ronaldo

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:15pm
MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he was delighted to be able to call on the "best player in the world" in Cristiano Ronaldo as his side gear up to defend their Club World Cup title.

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