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AAF: Arizona Hotshots hand Orlando Apollos first loss of season

By Melissa Potes EBC Florida Bureau ORLANDO, Florida (Eagle News) — In an entertaining matchup between non-conference opponents the Orlando Apollos and the Arizona Hotshots, the Hotshots sealed a 22-17 win and broke out of their slump after an advantageous …

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Raptors defeat Lakers 111-98

TORONTO, Ontario (Eagle News) — The King’s reign seems to be over as he and the visiting L.A. Lakers are on the brink of elimination from the playoffs. If LeBron James misses the playoffs this season, it will mark the …

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Shiffrin wins first World Cup Super-G globe she ‘dreamed of’

By Peter BERLIN Agence France-Presse (AFP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won the World Cup Super-G crystal globe for the first time Thursday, adding it to the overall title and the slalom globe she has already won this ski season. The American, …

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Thompson tweets apology to low-energy NBA Warriors fans

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson apologized Wednesday to fans of the reigning NBA champions after ripping supporters for a lack of energy in a home loss to struggling Phoenix. With a 115-111 defeat …

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Ibaka, Chriss suspended over brawl: NBA

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka has been suspended for three games while Cleveland Cavaliers forward Marquese Chriss was handed a one-game ban following their on-court bust-up, the NBA said Tuesday. Ibaka and Chriss scuffled …

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Sacramento Republic FC kick off 2019 USL with a tie against Real Monarchs SLC

By Macy Membrere and Jason Tajima EBC Sacramento Bureau SACRAMENTO, California (Eagle News) — The 2019 United Soccer League (USL) regular season officially kicked off for the Sacramento Republic FC and Real Monarchs SLC. Team captain Cameron Iwasa of Sac Republic …

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Kerr laughs off lipreading criticism of Green

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr on Monday laughed off suggestions of a rift with Draymond Green in the wake of the NBA champions’ shock loss to the Phoenix Suns. Video of Kerr appearing …

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USA’s three-time cycling world champ Catlin dead at 23

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — American cyclist Kelly Catlin, a three-time world champion and 2016 Rio Olympic runner-up in team pursuit, has died at age 23, USA Cycling confirmed Sunday. Catlin was part of the US team pursuit squads that …

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Adidas executive sentenced to jail for bribing basketball players

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A former Adidas executive was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for bribing young basketball players in a case illustrating the excesses of amateur sports in the US. Jim Gatto, who was Adidas …

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James ‘not sitting’ games as Lakers hopes fade

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LeBron James has ruled out scaling back his playing time for the remainder of the season in the wake of the Los Angeles Lakers’ latest defeat which has dealt another blow to their playoff …

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Adidas executive sentenced to jail for bribing basketball players

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A former Adidas executive was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for bribing young basketball players in a case illustrating the excesses of amateur sports in the US. Jim Gatto, who was Adidas …

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Vegas Golden Knights blank Vancouver Canucks 3-0; extend winning streak to four games.

By Henry Nery EBC Las Vegas Bureau LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Eagle News) — It was another great Sunday afternoon for Vegas hockey fans as the Golden Knights came back home from a one-game road trip in Anaheim, California to face …

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