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Seahawks’ Morgan, Clark, Marsh to replace injured Bruce Irvin

RENTON, WASHINGTON – The Seattle Seahawks will need a group effort to replace the production of Bruce Irvin over the next couple weeks. Irvin is expected to miss two weeks or more after suffering a sprained MCL in his right knee in last Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Irvin is one of Seattle’s most …

Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson wins AL MVP award

Josh Donaldson heard the MVP chants rain down on him from the Rogers Centre crowd for much of the 2015 season. While Toronto fans got their wish Thursday night as the Blue Jays third baseman was named the American League MVP, Donaldson said he never let the crowd noise effect his play. “I remember the …

Mayweather defends Rousey from social media critics

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Floyd Mayweather Jr. defended the MMA fighter Ronda Rousey from her critics in social media following her loss to Holly Holm. “I guess it’s not cool how everyone trolls Rousey in social media. There are certain things you have to learn. People will love you today, and will hate you the other …

Warriors moves to 12th straight win against Raptors

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – Even if they played an imperfect game, the Golden State Warriors managed to maintain their perfect start. Stephen Curry scored 37 points to lead the defending NBA champions to their 12th straight win to open the season, a hard-fought 115-110 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night. “We hold ourselves to a …

Hall of Famer and five-time Stanley Cup winner Bert Olmstead dies at 89

MONTREAL – Bert Olmstead, a Hall of Fame playmaker who won five Stanley Cups and skated alongside some of the game’s greats, has died at the age of 89. Olmstead died Monday in Alberta. The Montreal Canadiens announced his death Wednesday. A tough winger, he played 848 games for the Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks and Toronto …

Murray gives himself a haircut during loss to Nadal at ATP finals

LONDON – Andy Murray was struggling, both with his serve and his hair. He gave himself a little trim during a changeover in the first set, but on the court he found it difficult to improve. Taking advantage of it all was Rafael Nadal, who ended up with a 6-4, 6-1 win Wednesday for his …

Tiger Woods as vice president of Ryder Cup in Hazeltine

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Tiger Woods will be at the Ryder Cup next year. Still to be determined is whether he plays. U.S. captain Davis Love III said Wednesday that Woods, Jim Furyk and Steve Stricker will be vice captains for the 2016 matches at Hazeltine in Minnesota. It was part of an agreement …

Mavs for 5th win in a row beating Celtics 106-102

BOSTON – Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points, Wesley Matthews had 18 and the Dallas Mavericks erased an 18-point, first-half deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-102 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory. Zaza Pachulia had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Mavericks. Deron Williams added 16 points, including consecutive key baskets. Isaiah …

Filipino athletes to receive additional incentives

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The first Filipino Olympic gold medalist in the Summer Games will receive P10 million incentive implementing the Republic Act 10699, which raised the amount to broaden the incentives and benefits of national athletes, trainers, and coaches. The RA 9064 or the National Athletes, Coaches, and Trainers Benefits and Incentives Act of 2001, …

Golfer swings off the APEC traffic

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – In the middle of the horrible traffic jam that hit the Metro Manila in this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit, a golfer found his way to kill his boredom in traffic, and decided to swing-in his golf skills in the middle of the highway. In a photo by Top Gear Philippines, …

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