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Shanghai Sports Federation says NBA fan event in city canceled

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:58am
The Shanghai Sports Federation said on Wednesday that a National Basketball Association (NBA) fan event scheduled later in the day in the city has been canceled, the latest setback for the U.S. league in a key market.

Tonga hooker Maile basks in unexpected World Cup experience

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:49am
Tonga hooker Siua Maile will struggle to keep his feet on the ground after his World Cup experience, especially since his only plan at present is to return to his job as a roofer in New Zealand.

NHL roundup: Oilers ride Neal's four goals to win

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:27am
James Neal collected a natural hat trick in a span of less than nine minutes bridging the first and second periods and finished with a career-high four goals Tuesday night as the Edmonton Oilers cruised to a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders in Uniondale, N.Y.

NBA fans in China seek refund from Tencent as streaming suspended

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:12am
Some Chinese National Basketball Association (NBA) fans have asked for streaming subscription refunds from exclusive service provider Tencent amid a deepening free speech row, a move that could cause the tech giant financial pain.

Chinese state media slams basketball's NBA in free speech row

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 12:17am
Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong.

Horse racing: Melbourne Cup-winning trainer charged with animal cruelty

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:33pm
Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir has been charged with animal cruelty, conspiracy and holding an unregistered weapon as part of an investigation into alleged illegal activity in the thoroughbred racing industry.

MLB notebook: Yanks' Chapman hurts hand in celebration

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 9:53pm
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman injured his pitching hand in a postgame celebration at Target Field following the division series sweep of the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

NFL notebook: Broncos' Bausby had temporary paralysis

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 9:01pm
Denver Broncos cornerback De'Vante Bausby told reporters Tuesday he couldn't move for 30 minutes after a collision with a teammate Sunday during a road game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Chinese state media slam U.S. basketball's NBA in free speech row

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 8:41pm
Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong.

Chinese state media slam NBA in free speech row

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 7:30pm
Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" as a row escalates over comments by a leading team official in support of protests in Hong Kong.

England players ready to walk off pitch over racist abuse

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 6:15pm
England's players are ready to walk off the pitch if they are subjected to racist abuse in Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria, striker Tammy Abraham said on Tuesday.

Titans sign K Parkey, 2 RBs

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:35pm
The Tennessee Titans signed kicker Cody Parkey and running backs Rod Smith and Dalyn Dawkins on Tuesday.

Murray fumes at Fognini in Shanghai defeat

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:24pm
Former world number one Andy Murray told Fabio Fognini to "shut up" before losing to the fiery Italian 7-6(4) 2-6 7-6(2) in an ill-tempered second-round clash at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday.

MLB to Oakland: A's could move to Vegas

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:21pm
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland officials the Athletics could move to Las Vegas if the city doesn't drop a current lawsuit, mayor Libby Schaaf confirmed Tuesday in a television interview.

Bills send WR Jones to Raiders for 2021 pick

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 5:16pm
The Oakland Raiders acquired Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones for a 2021 fifth-round draft pick, the teams announced Tuesday.

U.S. loosens sponsor restrictions on athletes

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 4:37pm
When U.S. Olympic and Paralympic competitors take their moment in the spotlight at the Tokyo 2020 Games, they will be able to thank their parents, spouses, coaches -- and now their sponsors too.

U.S. forward Altidore ruled out of Nations League matches

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:08pm
American forward Jozy Altidore will miss the first two matches of the CONCACAF Nations League after suffering an injury during the Major League Soccer regular season finale, the U.S. men's national team said on Tuesday.

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