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As Concussion Worries Rise, Girls’ Lacrosse Turns to Headgear

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Unlike the boys’ game, girls generally have eschewed headgear partly to keep play more temperate. But concussion fears have teams adopting the equipment.
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Knicks 108, Raptors 100: Tim Hardaway Jr.’s 38 Points Carry Knicks Past Raptors

Thu, 2017-11-23 23:23
Kristaps Porzingis finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds and Hardaway scored 12 during a 28-0 third-quarter run at Madison Square Garden.
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N.F.L. Picks Week 12: Lions over Vikings, Rams over Saints

Thu, 2017-11-23 22:59
The N.F.L. has three games on Thursday, but fans will have to wait until Sunday afternoon for an anticipated matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams.
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At UEFA, Mounting Concern About A.C. Milan’s Murky Finances

Thu, 2017-11-23 20:56
UEFA will decide early next month whether A.C. Milan, a seven-time European champion, has the financial resources to re-enter its continental championships should it play its way back in.
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Japan Cup: Japan Cup 2017: Here’s What You Need to Know

Thu, 2017-11-23 13:05
The Japan Cup is one of the biggest days of horse racing in the country.
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Japan Cup: For Kitasan Black, the Finish Line Draws Near

Thu, 2017-11-23 13:05
The 5-year-old is one of the most popular horses in Japan, and he will be retiring at the end of the year.
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<div>Roy Moore vs. Doug Jones? In Alabama, a Certain Football Game Comes First</div>

Thu, 2017-11-23 12:30
Alabamians sense that outsiders often view their state, or look down on it, through their own political and social lens. So college football often serves as a rebuttal, and a point of pride.
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On Pro Basketball: Basketball Mimics Soccer’s World Cup Qualifying (Minus the Stars)

Thu, 2017-11-23 08:40
In a twist, national teams will have to qualify for FIBA’s World Cup without help from N.B.A. players, though the stars would play in the actual tournament.
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Latest Doping Penalties Lift U.S. Above Russia in Sochi Games Medals Tally

Thu, 2017-11-23 04:52
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced lifetime bans of four Russian skeleton racers, including two who won medals at the 2014 Sochi Games.
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Fantasy Football: Who to Start in N.F.L. Week 12

Thu, 2017-11-23 04:10
Ben Roethlisberger could have a big day against the Packers, and if you have a Saints running back, keep starting them.
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Gabby Douglas Says She Also Was Abused by Gymnastics Team Doctor

Thu, 2017-11-23 03:52
Ms. Douglas, an Olympic gymnast who drew fire for saying it was a woman’s job “to dress modestly” to avoid harassment, is the latest to accuse Lawrence G. Nassar.
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Protestants and Catholics Meet, on the Cricket Pitch

Thu, 2017-11-23 02:49
A cricket match between the Anglican and Catholic churches with the goal of fostering unity.
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One Game to Remember. Just One.

Thu, 2017-11-23 02:13
These six men are members of an exclusive group: They played only one N.F.L. game. They are proud of the distinction — and sometimes haunted by it.
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Pro Football Hall of Fame: Randy Moss and Ray Lewis Lead the Field

Thu, 2017-11-23 01:25
The list of nominees is down to 27. Who will get in?
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Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty to Molestation Charges

Thu, 2017-11-23 01:05
The former team doctor for the United States gymnastics team and Michigan State has been accused of molesting scores of girls, including three Olympic gold medalists.
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Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty to Molestation Charges

Thu, 2017-11-23 00:01
The former team doctor for the United States gymnastics team and Michigan State has been accused of molesting scores of girls, including three Olympic gold medalists.
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Jerry Jones Calls Off Threat to Sue N.F.L. Over Goodell Contract

Wed, 2017-11-22 13:49
Jones, the Dallas Cowboys owner, had threatened to sue the league and its compensation committee over negotiations to extend the contract of Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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M.L.B. Bars Former Braves Executive in Signings Scandal

Wed, 2017-11-22 12:37
The former general manager, John Coppolella, was found to have violated rules related to international signings, and was placed on baseball’s permanently ineligible list.
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Grand Slam Events Take Steps to Curb Mid-Match Retirements

Wed, 2017-11-22 12:37
Injured players will no longer have to hobble on to court to get prize money, according to new rules for Grand Slam events, which also include a measure related to pace-of-play.
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Nasser Al-Khelaifi Discussed Buying Company Linked to Bribes

Wed, 2017-11-22 12:34
The influential Qatari soccer executive accused of bribing FIFA’s second in command negotiated to buy a sports company at the center of a federal corruption case.
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