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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.

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.

Motorcycling: Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 3:28pm
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.

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.

Gatlin, U.S. romp to victory on night of miscues

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:17am
(Reuters) - Justin Gatlin and the United States roared to victory in the men's 4x100m relay as rivals Canada and Jamaica dropped batons at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas on Saturday.

Warriors coach Kerr ill, misses Game Three

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 8:24pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will miss Saturday's Game Three of the Western Conference first-round series against the Trail Blazers in Portland due to illness, the team said.

Golf: Chappell survives gusty winds to lead Texas Open by one

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 7:14pm
(Reuters) - American Kevin Chappell moved closer to an elusive breakthrough victory when he survived windswept conditions and an error-strewn front nine to earn a one-stroke lead after the third round at the Texas Open on Saturday.

National Football League roundup

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 5:23pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Kansas City Chiefs have released defensive lineman Jaye Howard, according to multiple reports on Saturday.

Motorcycling: Marquez on pole in Austin for fifth year in a row

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 3:56pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took pole position at the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin for the fifth year in a row on Saturday with fellow Spaniard and overall leader Maverick Vinales alongside on the front row.

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:47am
(The Sports Xchange) - Los Angeles Clippers star forward Blake Griffin will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs because of a big toe injury, the team announced Saturday.

Chemos says Sumgong doping case is shameful for Kenya

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 10:41am
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong's positive doping test is shameful to Kenyan athletes, her fellow runner Milcah Chemos said on Saturday.

Ramos beats Pouille to reach Monte Carlo final

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 10:21am
PARIS (Reuters) - Claycourt specialist Albert Ramos of Spain reached the first Masters final of his career when he beat local favorite Lucas Pouille 6-3 5-7 6-1 in Monte Carlo on Saturday.