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Pacers hire first female assistant GM Krauskopf

Kelly Krauskopf was named assistant general manager of the Indiana Pacers. More »

 

Finally official, Ariza joins Wizards

Trevor Ariza is officially a member of the Washington Wizards. More »

 

Soccer-Hegerberg urges federations to improve equality measures

LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Football federations must do better in giving the same opportunities and treatment to female players as they do to their male counterparts, Olympique Lyonnais and Norway striker Ada Hegerberg says. More »

 

Soccer: Qatar won't decide on 48-team World Cup until it's seen FIFA study

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar will not take a decision on whether to expand its 2022 World Cup to 48 teams from 32 until it has seen the details of a feasibility study from FIFA, an official from the country's World Cup organizing committee said on Monday. More »

 

Manny with a plan: Yankees, Phillies visits set for Machado

Manny Machado plans to visit the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies this week with additional teams lining up for weekend appointments. More »

 

Titans CB Ryan out for season

Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan is out for the season with a broken leg. More »

 

Soccer-Mourinho faces no more action on abusive language charge-FA

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will face no further action on charges of using abusive language following their Premier League win over Newcastle United in October, the English Football Association (FA) said on Monday. More »

 

Knicks' owner Dolan willing to sell franchise

Jim Dolan is selling the New York Liberty and the owner of the New York Knicks and Rangers would listen if bidders wanted to make a run at his NBA and NHL franchises. More »

 

Soccer-Qatar won't decide on 48-team World Cup until it's seen FIFA study

DOHA, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Qatar will not take a decision on whether to expand its 2022 World Cup to 48 teams from 32 until it has seen the details of a feasibility study from FIFA, an official from the country's World Cup organizing committee said on Monday. More »

 

REUTERS SPORTS SCHEDULE AT 2 p.m. GMT/9 a.m. ET

Here are the top sports stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 2 p.m. GMT/9 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning or on Media Express http://mediaexpress.reuters.com/planning-tools/calendar. More »

 

Cricket-India's Shaw out for Australia tests, Agarwal and Pandya get call

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw has been ruled out of the remaining two test matches against Australia due to an ankle injury, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Monday. More »

 

Soccer-Liverpool loss highlights problems for Man Utd brand

MANCHESTER, England, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Manchester United's owners pride themselves on their club being the biggest brand in world football, a global product with millions of followers worldwide. But for how long will that boast last? More »

 

CORRECTED-Mexico's World Cup party goes on as fan opens bar in Russia

YEKATERINBURG, Russia, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Mexican Carlos Rocka came to Russia months ago to cheer on his team at the soccer World Cup - and he liked it so much he's now opened a bar there. More »

 

Soccer-Five talking points from the weekend in La Liga

MADRID, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Champions Barcelona moved three points clear at the top of La Liga from Sevilla and Atletico Madrid after thrashing Levante 5-0 on Sunday, while Real Madrid scraped to a 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano on Saturday. More »

 

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Bayern Munich to face Liverpool, PSG meet Man Utd

NYON, Switzerland, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in one of three England-Germany clashes in the Champions League round of sixteen following the draw made at UEFA headquarters on Monday. More »

 

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