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Verstappen gives Hamilton more motivation for 2018

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 9:05am
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton sees Max Verstappen as added motivation for next season after recognizing Red Bull's 20-year-old Dutch driver as one of the big threats to his bid for a fifth world championship.

Saudi Arabia to let women enter sports stadiums in 2018

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 8:48am
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will for the first time allow women to attend sports events, preparing special sections in three selected stadiums from early next year in another step toward opening public spaces to women.

Astros' Verlander eager for shot at World Series title

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 8:33am
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in the hopes that he would be the final piece to their World Series puzzle and now the veteran right-hander will get a chance to lead his team to a maiden championship.

Stephens eyes quick rebound at Elite Trophy

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 7:57am
(Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens is determined to end the season on a positive note at the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai, China after failing to win a match since her shock victory at Flushing Meadows.

Nadal virtually assured year-end top ranking

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 7:47am
LONDON (Reuters) - A hoped-for fight to the finish for the year-end number one ranking at next month's ATP World Tour Finals in London will likely be a coronation for Rafa Nadal, who is virtually guaranteed ending 2017 top of the pile.

Motor racing: Four titles are great, but Hamilton wants more

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 4:10am
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton says he plans to go out at the top but is not about to "do the easy thing" like former Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg who quit days after winning last year's Formula One world championship.

Kershaw's legacy takes hit in World Series loss

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 2:57am
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Clayton Kershaw's playoff legacy took a big hit on Sunday as he let another possible postseason victory slip from his grasp in a performance that left the Los Angeles Dodgers with their back against the wall in the World Series.

Astros win thriller, on brink of World Series crown

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:53am
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Astros traded blows with the Los Angeles Dodgers and escaped a thrilling back-and-forth, home-run filled clash with a 13-12 extra-innings victory on Sunday that put them one win away from their first World Series title.

Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 12:01am
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Football League games:

Highlights of Sunday's NHL games

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 11:52pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of National Hockey League games on Sunday:

Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 11:48pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Sunday:

Sounders, Whitecaps play scoreless draw in West semi-final

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 11:14pm
(Reuters) - Defending champions Seattle Sounders played out a goalless draw against host Vancouver Whitecaps in the first leg of the Western Conference semi-final of the Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Motor racing: Verstappen wins big after week of controversy

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 9:50pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Max Verstappen might have cause to thank the Formula One stewards, even if only as a backhanded compliment, for giving him plenty to get stirred up about ahead of Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix.

Armour claims first tour win in impressive style

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 6:01pm
(Reuters) - A tearful Ryan Armour won for the first time on the PGA Tour, shooting a four-under par 68 for a five-stroke victory at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi on Sunday.

Most of NFL's Houston Texans kneel during anthem after owner's 'inmates' remark

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 5:46pm
(Reuters) - Most of the National Football League's Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday's game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about "inmates running the prison."

Hamilton takes fourth title despite collision

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 4:24pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton became Britain's first four-times Formula One world champion at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday despite enduring his worst race of the season.

Hamilton and Vettel collide in Mexican GP start

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 2:30pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel's hopes of denying Lewis Hamilton a fourth Formula One world championship suffered a huge blow on Sunday when the title rivals collided at the start of the Mexican Grand Prix and dropped to the back of the field.

Cubans get best look yet at World Series – a day late

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 1:45pm
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans are getting their best look in years at baseball's World Series, watching the games on state TV broadcasts a mere 24 hours after the actual event, despite each team featuring a star Cuban defector.

Nationals hire Martinez as manager: reports

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 1:42pm
(The Sports Xchange) - The Washington Nationals agreed to a deal with Chicago Cubs bench coach Davey Martinez to become their next manager, according to multiple reports on Sunday.

Hartley and Ricciardo join the penalty list

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 1:13pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley both collected penalties for Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix, taking the total tally of drivers penalized to five on a confusing grid.