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Antetokounmpo, Leonard out of Monday’s game By Reuters

© Reuters. NBA: Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks Monday night’s matchup between the NBA’s two remaining undefeated teams — the Milwaukee Bucks and visiting Toronto Raptors — is expected to be missing each teams’ biggest stars. Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks is in concussion protocol and has been ruled out, and Kawhi Leonard of the Raptors is taking the night ...

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NHL announces MGM as official sports betting partner By Reuters

NHL announces MGM as official sports betting partner (Reuters) – The National Hockey League announced an official sports betting partnership, its first ever, with MGM Resorts International on Monday. The deal was MGM’s second foray into partnering with a national sports league as legal sports betting slowly spreads across the United States. Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you ...

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Anti-Doping leaders call for WADA reform By Reuters

Doping: Anti-Doping leaders call for WADA reform LONDON (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) urgently needs reform in order to best serve clean athletes following the decision to reinstate Russia’s testing body, leaders of 18 national anti-doping organizations said on Monday. The group met at an emergency summit in Paris following last month’s decision by WADA to reinstate the ...

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Rock band Kiss promises ‘unapologetic’ final tour By Reuters

© Reuters. Rock band Kiss Thayer, Stanley, Singer and Simmons pose at a press line for “Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery” during the 2015 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego By Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Members of the rock band Kiss said they are kicking off a farewell concert tour in January because they wanted to ...

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Thunder earn first win By Reuters

NBA roundup: Thunder earn first win Making his first start in nearly a year, Nerlens Noel scored 20 points and added 15 rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder pick up their first win of the season, 117-110 over the visiting Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. Noel’s addition to the lineup was a late one, as Steven Adams was scratched ...

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Hall of Fame CEO defends selection policy By Reuters

Golf: Hall of Fame CEO defends selection policy (Reuters) – World Golf Hall of Fame chief executive Steve Mona has defended the organization’s selection process amid criticism that some of the sport’s best players have yet to be inducted. The Hall recently announced the five new members of the class of 2019, a group that includes twice U.S. Open winner ...

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Knights win on OT penalty shot By Reuters

© Reuters. NHL: Ottawa Senators at Vegas Golden Knights Jonathan Marchessault scored on a penalty shot 2:24 into overtime as the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night in Las Vegas. Marchessault was hooked by Mark Stone as he broke into the Ottawa zone on a breakaway to set up his first-ever ...

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