• Kenyan warriors hunt cash not lions in Maasai Olympics
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    Kenyan warriors hunt cash not lions in Maasai Olympics

    "We have changed the outdated lion hunting culture, as there was a time before the Maasai Olympics when we were killing animals, but now we are protecting them as we coexist in harmony," 22-year-old Moran Joseph Tipape Lekatoo said. Lekatoo was competing for his Mbirikani Manyatta group in

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    Dutch outlast Australia to set up World Cup final v Belgium

    Netherlands battled past two-time defending champions Australia in a penalty shootout to set up an all-European World Cup final against Belgium in Bhubaneswar, India on Saturday. Belgium had thrashed England 6-0 earlier on Saturday to reach their first World Cup final. The Dutch looked in control when

  • Jamieson edges ahead at Alfred Dunhill Championship
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    Jamieson edges ahead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

    Britain's Scott Jamieson came through a turbulent back nine that included an eagle and a double bogey to card a 68 for a one-shot lead after the third round of the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship on Saturday. The Scot also sank three birdies on his way back to the clubhouse as he edged

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    Da Costa wins Formula E season-opener in Saudi Arabia

    Portuguese Antonio Felix da Costa held off a late charge from defending world champion Jean-Eric Vergne to win the opening race of the Formula E season in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. DS Techeetah's Vergne snatched the lead at the halfway stage of the Ad Diriyah ePrix but a drive-through penalty meant

  • Poom maintains lead, Rose on course to be world no. 1
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    Poom maintains lead, Rose on course to be world no. 1

    Poom Saksansin maintained his three-shot lead to inch closer to a second Indonesia Masters triumph while Justin Rose remained on course to become world number one even after the Briton's title defence appeared over on Saturday. The 25-year-old Poom held on to his overnight lead as he followed his

  • NBA roundup: Pacers muscle past 76ers for big road win
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    NBA roundup: Pacers muscle past 76ers for big road win

    Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds to carry the visiting Indiana Pacers past the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday for their sixth straight win. Bojan Bogdanovic added 18 points and Victor Oladipo had 14 in just his second game back from a sore knee that sidelined him for 11 games. Domantas

  • NHL roundup: Ovechkin's second straight hat trick leads Caps
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    NHL roundup: Ovechkin's second straight hat trick leads Caps

    Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to give the Washington Capitals a 6-5 victory against the host Carolina Hurricanes in a thriller in which Washington's Alex Ovechkin posted a hat trick for the second straight game Friday night in Raleigh, N.C. The Capitals overcame a three-goal

  • Olympics: Bankruptcy for USOC not an option despite lawsuits
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    Olympics: Bankruptcy for USOC not an option despite lawsuits

    Every other option, including settlements, would be on the table, Lyons said, as the USOC deals with the fallout from a sex abuse scandal involving Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics (USAG) team doctor. Nassar was sentenced to up to 300 years in prison in late 2017 and early 2018 after more than

  • NFL notebook: Steelers expecting RB Conner back for Pats
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    NFL notebook: Steelers expecting RB Conner back for Pats

    Steelers running back James Conner practiced on a limited basis Friday and is expected to return to the Pittsburgh lineup for a key AFC affair with the New England Patriots on Sunday. Conner was seen walking without a limp after Thursday's practice and declared himself ready to roll, but the Steelers

  • Olympics: Salt Lake City selected for potential 2030 Winter games bid
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    Olympics: Salt Lake City selected for potential 2030 Winter games bid

    Salt Lake City has been selected by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) for a potential bid to host the Winter Olympics in 2030. The USOC board of directors has expressed interest in bidding for future Winter Games but has not determined when a formal bid might be submitted, the USOC said in

  • MLB notebook: Padres, Kinsler reportedly agree to deal
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    MLB notebook: Padres, Kinsler reportedly agree to deal

    The San Diego Padres and free agent second baseman Ian Kinsler have agreed on a two-year, $8 million deal, according to multiple reports on Friday. The deal, first reported by The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, reportedly includes a club option for 2021 and will not be official until Kinsler passes a

  • Saints QB Brees tops all players in Pro Bowl fan vote
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    Saints QB Brees tops all players in Pro Bowl fan vote

    Amid a growing group of young star players around the league, 39-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees finished the fan ballot portion of Pro Bowl voting with more votes than anyone. The NFL announced the results on Friday from fan voting, which ended a day earlier. The 11-time Pro Bowl

  • Olympics: Salt Lake City selected for potential 2030 Winter games bid
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    Olympics: Salt Lake City selected for potential 2030 Winter games bid

    Salt Lake City has been selected by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) for a potential bid to host the Winter Olympics in 2030. The USOC board of directors has expressed interest in bidding for future Winter Games but has not determined when a formal bid might be submitted, the USOC said in

  • Raiders WR Bryant suspended indefinitely
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    Raiders WR Bryant suspended indefinitely

    Oakland Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant was indefinitely suspended by the NFL on Friday for violating his reinstatement terms of a previous ban, the league announced Friday. Bryant was allowed to play this season while he appealed a one-year suspension. "Effective immediately, Martavis Bryant

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    Orioles officially announce Hyde as new manager

    The Baltimore Orioles officially named Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde their manager on Friday, a move that had been anticipated for days. "After conducting an intensive search, I believe that we have found the ideal leader for the next era of Orioles baseball," general manager Mike

  • Cowboys' Elliott gets fined $26K for helmet hit
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    Cowboys' Elliott gets fined $26K for helmet hit

    Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, the first offensive player penalized this season for the helmet rule, was fined $26,739 on Friday for lowering his head to initiate contact Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. The action occurred against defensive back Corey Graham in a game the Cowboys

  • Joan Steinbrenner, wife of former Yankees owner George, dies
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    Joan Steinbrenner, wife of former Yankees owner George, dies

    Joan Steinbrenner, wife of late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, died Friday at her home in Tampa, Fla., the team has announced. According to a statement by the Yankees, she was surrounded by family in her final moments. "Joan was a compassionate and caring matriarch whose profound

  • U.S. Senate panel asks FBI to probe U.S. Olympic chief over Nassar scandal
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    U.S. Senate panel asks FBI to probe U.S. Olympic chief over Nassar scandal

    A former head of the U.S. Olympic Committee made "materially false statements" to a U.S. Senate subcommittee investigating sexual abuse in gymnastics, the panel said on Friday, and it said it would refer the matter to the FBI. In a joint statement, Republican Senator Jerry Moran, chairman

  • A's OF Piscotty wins Tony Conigliaro Award
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    A's OF Piscotty wins Tony Conigliaro Award

    Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty was named winner of the Tony Conigliaro Award on Friday after dealing the adversity of his mother's death during the 2018 season. Piscotty's mother, Gretchen, was diagnosed with ALS in May 2017 and passed away the following May. The Conigliaro Award

  • Doping: WADA granted access to Moscow lab and secret data
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    Doping: WADA granted access to Moscow lab and secret data

    A five-person WADA delegation will travel to Moscow and be allowed to enter the laboratory and have access to samples and other raw data that threatened to derail RUSADA's conditional reinstatement if not handed over by the end of the year. Access to the lab and data within that timeframe was a

  • Chargers' gamble results in key win over Chiefs
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    Chargers' gamble results in key win over Chiefs

    Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers fired a touchdown pass with four seconds remaining Thursday, connecting with Mike Williams, then the same duo added a decisive two-point conversion as visiting Los Angeles beat the Kansas City Chiefs 29-28. Rivers engineered two touchdowns in the final four minutes

  • Bears' Nagy named top coach by AP panel
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    Bears' Nagy named top coach by AP panel

    First-year Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy received seven of 10 possible first place votes among a panel of 10 Associated Press football writers asked to name the NFL coach doing the best job this season. Nagy, who was previously the Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator, finished ahead of Pete Carroll

  • Report: Chiefs CB Fuller out with broken wrist
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    Report: Chiefs CB Fuller out with broken wrist

    Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Kendall Fuller is likely to miss time with a fractured wrist, NFL Network reported Friday. Fuller played with the injury Thursday in a one-point loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. NFL Network reported Fuller was scheduled for surgery on Friday, at which time a recovery

  • Golf: Faultless Lipsky leads Alfred Dunhill Championship at halfway mark
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    Golf: Faultless Lipsky leads Alfred Dunhill Championship at halfway mark

    American David Lipsky carded four birdies and an eagle in a faultless round of 66 to lead the European Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship by one shot after the second round at Leopard Creek Country Club on Friday. Lipsky is being chased by a quartet of Scottish players with Scott Jameson (66) and

  • Deja vu for reigning champion Eagles as QB Wentz's season in doubt
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    Deja vu for reigning champion Eagles as QB Wentz's season in doubt

    Wentz, who late last year suffered a season-ending ACL injury, missed practice this week and has a fractured vertebrae according to media reports that was only discovered this week. "Carson, he's going to handle it like a champ. It just sucks that he can't play right now." Eagles