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America’s Cup boats ‘hell of a challenge’ for veteran Simmer

LONDON (Reuters) – Designing, building and eventually sailing the new breed of America’s Cup boats will pose “one hell of a challenge”, Land Rover BAR’s new CEO Grant Simmer said on Tuesday. Reuters: Sports News

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Goffin stuns Federer to set up London final against Dimitrov

LONDON (Reuters) – As if clocking up a first victory over Rafael Nadal was not enough, David Goffin continued breaking new ground by stunning Roger Federer at the ATP Finals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and reach the final. Reuters: Sports News

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Seahawks’ Chancellor injured, expected to miss rest of season

(The Sports Xchange) – Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a neck injury, according to multiple reports Saturday. Reuters: Sports News

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Patrick to race Daytona, Indy 500s before retiring

(Reuters) – Danica Patrick will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring, the world’s most recognizable and successful female driver said on Friday. Reuters: Sports News

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Federer awaits after Goffin completes unusual semi-final cast

LONDON (Reuters) – At the start of the year there would have been long odds on Jack Sock, Grigor Dimitrov and David Goffin all earning enough points to qualify for the ATP Finals, let alone reaching the last four. Reuters: Sports News

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Sixers’ Embiid thriving in role as likeable villain

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Philadelphia 76ers forward Joel Embiid has positioned himself as the NBA’s most charming villain: trash-talking, tweeting, and smiling his way to his own brand of entertaining dominance. Reuters: Sports News

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Celtics rally to beat Warriors for 14th straight victory

(The Sports Xchange) – A media type suggested to Steph Curry that Golden State will be returning to Boston’s TD Garden again this season. Reuters: Sports News

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Nats’ Scherzer, Indians’ Kluber win Cy Young Awards

(Reuters) – Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer won his second consecutive Cy Young Award as the National League’s top pitcher on Wednesday while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians took home American League honors. Reuters: Sports News

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Cowboys’ Elliott withdraws appeal, will serve ban

(The Sports Xchange) – Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has withdrawn his appeal of his six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy, his agents announced in a statement on Wednesday. Reuters: Sports News

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Twins’ Molitor named AL Manager of the Year

(The Sports Xchange) – Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday. Reuters: Sports News