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Reuters Sports News Summary


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Updated: 17-04-2019 10:31 IST
Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. NHL roundup: Hurricanes halt Caps' playoff win streak

Warren Foegele and Dougie Hamilton each scored two goals as the Carolina Hurricanes, despite being down to 10 forwards for most of the game, trounced the visiting Washington Capitals 5-0 in Game 3 of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Monday at Raleigh, N.C. It was the first home playoff game in 10 years for the Hurricanes, with PNC Arena full of energy. The Capitals hold a 2-1 series lead going to Game 4 on Thursday night in Raleigh. Hear ye, hear ye! Philly lands 2026 All-Star Game

Major League Baseball is gearing up to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with the announcement Tuesday that the 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia. Commissioner Rob Manfred delivered the news in front of Independence Hall, sharing the stage with All-Stars past and present including Phillies Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and new Philadelphia outfielder Bryce Harper. Wilson agrees to $140 million extension, now NFL's top-paid

The Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson agreed to a four-year extension worth a reported $140 million, making the franchise quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL. The deal, which includes a $65 million signing bonus and no-trade clause, was reached late Monday night. Wilson confirmed the new deal in a Twitter post early Tuesday. NFL notebook: QB Wilson becomes league's top-paid player

The Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson agreed to a four-year extension worth a reported $140 million, making the franchise quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL. The deal, which includes a $65 million signing bonus and no-trade clause, was reached late Monday night. Wilson confirmed the new deal in a Twitter post early Tuesday. Hurricanes' Svechnikov in concussion protocol

Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov is in concussion protocol after being dropped by a punch from the Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin on Monday night, Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour said Tuesday. The 19-year-old Svechnikov, who appeared to be knocked out, hit the back of his head on the ice after getting punched in the skirmish. Brind'Amour said he was treated and evaluated at the hospital. Tiger Woods delivers Masters ratings win for CBS, blunted by early start

CBS Corp said on Tuesday that the broadcast of the Masters final round live coverage averaged 10.8 million viewers, making it the most-watched golf broadcast since last year's Masters final round. The final 18 holes, in which Tiger Woods came from behind to win his first major title in 11 years, was watched by 37.2 million viewers in total, up 41 percent from last year's live coverage. It was the most watched Masters Sunday in six years. MLB notebook: Bathroom incident sends Snell to IL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed ace left-hander Blake Snell on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday due to a broken right toe. Snell said he broke his toe when a decorative granite stand in his bathroom fell on his right foot as he was getting out of the shower Sunday night, the Tampa Bay Times reported. His IL placement is retroactive to Sunday. Peaty set for worlds with year's fastest 100m breaststroke

Olympic champion Adam Peaty swam the fastest 100m breaststroke of the year on his way to winning gold in the British championships in Glasgow on Tuesday. The 24-year-old booked his place at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea, in July -- although that was never in any doubt -- with his time of 57.87 seconds after reaching the turn in 26.63. MLB roundup: Yelich (3 HRs, 7 RBIs) keeps torturing Cards

Christian Yelich continued his dominance over the St. Louis Cardinals this season, setting career highs -- and tying franchise single-game records -- with three home runs and seven RBIs to lead the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-7 win Monday in the opener of a three-game series. Yelich hit a three-run homer to cap the six-run second for Milwaukee, then added a three-run homer off reliever Mike Mayers (0-1) in the sixth to snap a 6-6 tie. His solo shot in the eighth made it 10-6. Djokovic survives Kohlschreiber scare in Monte Carlo

World number one Novak Djokovic took out his frustration on the racket in a scrappy performance but did enough to overcome German Philipp Kohlschreiber in a 6-3 4-6 6-4 win in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday. The Serb, who received a first round bye, clinched the first set with penetrating groundstrokes from the baseline but struggled with his serve in the second and serving at 2-3 down was forced to save two break points.


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