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Cousins rips Kings, calls trade to New Orleans 'coward move'

Cousins' sentiments were published by The Undefeated website on Friday, one night after the Pelicans were routed 129-99 in his New Orleans debut. Read More


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Injured Aussie Simmons ruled out for season by 76ers

The No. 1 overall draft pick out of LSU is "heartbroken" over the news, Sixers general manager Bryan Colangelo told reporters in making the announcement Friday morning. More »


Teenage wrestler takes transgender rights to the mat in Texas championship

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - High school athlete Mack Beggs and many of his opponents want him to wrestle against boys, but the transgender boy on Friday wrestled in a Texas championship for girls because of state sport regulations on gender. More »


'Let the games begin' at MLB's Spring Training

(Reuters) - Cries of "Play Ball" warmed the hearts of Major League Baseball fans on Friday as big league teams squared off for the first time in 2017 on Spring Training diamonds in Arizona and Florida. More »


NASCAR ponders how to make Great American Race great again

(Reuters) - NASCAR launches a new season with the Daytona 500 on Sunday, pondering ways to make the Great American Race great again amid a gloomy backdrop of an aging fan base and declining attendance and television ratings. More »


Little fanfare as Ferrari present new F1 car

(Reuters) - Ferrari unveiled their new Formula One car, the SF70-H, on Friday with the minimum of fanfare after a disappointing 2016 season but plenty of hope among fans that the Italian team will return to winning ways. More »


LA 2024 'disappointed' Budapest to withdraw Games bid

(Reuters) - LA 2024 officials were "disappointed" to learn this week that Budapest will pull out of the running for the 2024 summer Games and said on Friday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) must select a host city that redefines sustainability. More »


Shiffrin and Vonn withdraw from World Cup event over conditions

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Reuters) - Leading U.S. skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn withdrew from a women's World Cup Alpine combined event on Friday because of safety fears about poor course conditions in Crans-Montana. More »


IOC pledges changes to bid process after Budapest exit

BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) pledged on Friday to make changes to the bidding process following the withdrawal of Budapest from the race to host the 2024 Games, leaving just two candidates. More »


Cleared Russians to miss European championships

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Defending pole vault champion Anzhelika Sidorova and sprinter Kristina Sivkova will miss next week's European indoor athletics championships despite being cleared to compete by the IAAF, Russian news agency TASS reported on Friday. More »


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