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January 13, 2019 10:01 AM Murray much more than just a tennis player, says Mauresmo

PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray will leave the sport as more than just a sporting figure, the Briton’s former coach Amelie Mauresmo said on Sunday. Murray, 31, said on Friday that this year’s Australian Open could be his last professional tournament, although the former world number one hopes he can bow out at his beloved Wimbledon. The three-time grand 185

January 12, 2019 5:36 AM Tennis: Umpiring a 'strange occupation', says Kyrgios

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios has had more than his fair share of run-ins with umpires over his career and on Saturday the Australian revealed that he thought it “strange” that anyone would want to officiate on a tennis court. The maverick 23-year-old has been forced to pay out tens of thousands of dollars in fines for swearing, making obscene gestures 139

January 9, 2019 7:46 AM Ivan Marcone set to move from Cruz Azul to Boca Juniors

Cruz Azul midfielder Ivan Marcone is set to complete a transfer to Argentine giant Boca Juniors, a source close to the negotiations told ESPN Mexico. The 28-year-old former Independiente player was key in helping Cruz Azul reach the 2018 Apertura final last season and win the Copa MX. The transfer fee is close to $8 million, according to the source 111

January 9, 2019 4:11 AM LA Galaxy boss Gustavo Barros Schelotto hires twin brother, Dom Kinnear as assistants

New LA Galaxy coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has hired his twin brother as an assistant and kept predecessor Dominic Kinnear on staff. Schelotto announced the hiring of Gustavo Barros Schelotto, Kinnear and Ariel Pereyra as assistant coaches on Wednesday. Kinnear finished last season as the Galaxy's interim manager after the departure of Sigi Schmid 103

January 7, 2019 7:53 PM Ed McCaffrey to serve as commissioner of Pacific Pro Football

SAN DIEGO -- Don Yee, the agent for Tom Brady and other NFL stars, and three-time Super Bowl champion Ed McCaffrey will head Pacific Pro Football, a league that will provide an alternative path to the NFL that has never existed. Pacific Pro Football announced Monday that it is scheduled to begin play in July 2020 with four teams in Southern California 82

January 6, 2019 1:16 PM Austrian racing car legend Lauda back in hospital after lung transplant

ZURICH (Reuters) - Former Formula One champion Niki Lauda is in hospital in Vienna with the flu, five months after undergoing a lung transplant, Austrian media sites reported on Sunday. Lauda, 69, an Austrian, was flown in early January from the Spanish island of Ibiza where he had been vacationing to a hospital in the Austrian capital, the publication 117

January 5, 2019 4:54 AM Golf: Johnson penalized two shots for hitting wrong ball in Hawaii

(Reuters) - Defending champion Dustin Johnson said he did not blame a marshal for his role in incurring a two-stroke penalty for hitting the wrong ball at the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Friday. Johnson pulled his tee shot into a penalty area, the new terminology used for a hazard under changes to golf’s rules implemented at the start of the year, at the par-four 111

December 31, 2018 6:23 PM Patrick McCaw joins Cavs after Warriors don't match offer

CLEVELAND -- Former Warriors swingman Patrick McCaw is practicing with the Cavaliers, who signed him to a two-year, $6 million offer sheet last week. McCaw, 23, officially joined the Cavaliers' roster on Monday after Golden State decided not to match Cleveland's offer. He had been expected to be in the defending NBA champion's rotation this season but didn't 73

December 28, 2018 11:14 PM No Woods, but seven of world's top eight will play in Maui

(Reuters) - Seven of the top eight players in the world rankings will contest next week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions on the PGA Tour, but Tiger Woods will not be saying ‘Aloha’ to golf fans in Hawaii. There had been speculation Woods would play at Kapalua but he was not on the list of the final field of 34 players released by the tournament on Friday 111

December 26, 2018 8:44 PM Belichick looks to Jets, Brady to the future

(Reuters) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is thinking long-term. His coach, Bill Belichick, is thinking short-term, as usual. Belichick responded on Wednesday to a radio interview Brady did earlier this week, when he recommitted to playing as long as possible. The five-time Super Bowl champion, who on Sunday led the Patriots to their 10th straight 119