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by / on September 23, 2017 at 12:05 am / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Golf-Thomas jumps into three-way tie for lead at Tour Championship

(Reuters) – Justin Thomas took a step towards winning the FedExCup and its $10 million bonus when he jumped into a share of the second-round lead at the Tour Championship on Friday.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 10:33 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Baseball: Ausmus will not return as Detroit Tigers manager

(The Sports Xchange) – The Detroit Tigers announced Friday the contract of manager Brad Ausmus will not be extended beyond the 2017 season.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 8:53 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Three U.S. baseball teams to extend safety nets after girl’s injury

(Reuters) – At least three Major League Baseball teams will extend protective netting at their ballparks to prevent foul balls and broken bats from hurting spectators, a move triggered by a serious injury to a young girl at New York’s Yankee Stadium th…

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 8:16 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

NFL vows ‘vigorous’ fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) – The National Football League on Friday vowed to vigorously fight a lawsuit filed on behalf of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez’s family that claimed his severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy led to his suicide.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 7:21 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Tiger progressing but still no timetable for return

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods is not hitting full shots and has no timetable for his return to competitive golf after undergoing his fourth back surgery in April, the former world number one said on Friday.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 6:23 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Cycling: France’s Cosnefroy claims Under-23 gold at world championships

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) – France’s Benoit Cosnefroy won the Under-23 road race at the cycling world championships on Friday after jumping away from the pack late on the demanding 191-km course.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 6:21 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Motorcycling: Rossi ‘comfortable’ in wet Aragon practice

(Reuters) – Spaniard Dani Pedrosa lapped fastest for Honda on home soil on Friday but Valentino Rossi, returning three weeks after breaking his leg, was the center of attention in a wet Aragon MotoGP practice.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 6:14 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Olympics: IOC confident over Korea Games as French committee plays down concerns

(Reuters) – France’s Olympic Committee on Friday played down security concerns over next year’s winter Games in South Korea, as organizers said athletes’ wellbeing was their priority and expressed confidence the event would go ahead.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 4:49 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Motor racing: F1 rules eased to allow demonstration events

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One has tweaked its sporting regulations so that teams can run current cars at demonstration events organized by new owners Liberty Media.

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by / on September 22, 2017 at 3:01 pm / in Point FM Sport, sportsNews

Athletics: Stellar Berlin marathon trio sets sights on world record

BERLIN (Reuters) – Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has the marathon world record firmly in his sights in Berlin on Sunday as he attempts a sub-two hour race.

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