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  • Phoenix Suns' Morris brothers indicted for felony assault
  • 09:12 PM EDT  (Reuters) - A grand jury in Arizona has indicted Phoenix Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris on two felony counts of aggravated assault each in connection with an incident in January, court papers showed on Tuesday.

  • Los Angeles suburb to vote on NFL stadium plan
  • 07:40 PM EDT  LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles suburb is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to approve plans to build a 70,000-seat National Football League stadium that could accommodate a proposed return of the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders, officials said.

  • IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years
  • 08:29 PM EDT  LONDON (Reuters) - Athletics' world governing body has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to double the two-year doping ban handed out to Kenya's Boston and Chicago marathon winner Rita Jeptoo, CAS said on its website (www.tas-cas.org) on Tuesday.

  • African marathoners top at Boston two years after bombing
  • Mon, Apr 20  BOSTON (Reuters) - Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa finished first in the Boston Marathon on Monday, reclaiming the top spot in a race he last won two years ago when it was struck by a deadly bombing attack.

  • Tebow in line for surprise return at Philadelphia
  • Mon, Apr 20  (Reuters) - Tim Tebow is set to make a surprise return to the NFL after the quarterback agreed on a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, the league reported on Sunday. Terms of the contract have yet to be revealed but the 27-year-old Tebow is expected to join a large group of quarterbacks vying for spots on the Philadelphia roster. Tebow has been employed as a television analyst since his last NFL game in 2012 but worked out with the Eagles last month and appears to have made a good impression. The quarterback polarized opinion during a career that was beset by problems with his passing consistency and appeared to have fallen out of favor when he was cut by the New England Patriots following pre-season training in 2013.

  • ASOIF suspends SportAccord links over Vizer controversy
  • 12:55 PM EDT  (Reuters) - The Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) has suspended links with SportAccord following the organization's scathing criticism of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

  • Serena says not ready for claycourt season yet
  • Mon, Apr 20  (Reuters) - Twice French Open champion Serena Williams said her struggle to beat Sara Errani in the Fed Cup on Sunday had been a real "eye-opener" as the claycourt season gets into full swing.

  • Raptors' Williams wins NBA's Sixth Man Award
  • Mon, Apr 20  (Reuters) - Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams was named winner of the National Basketball Association's award for best player in a reserve role, the league said on Monday.

  • Sour night for Spanish giants as Real and Barca lose
  • 06:14 PM EDT  BELGRADE (Reuters) - There was Turkish delight and Spanish sorrow on a night of frantic Euroleague playoff action as Anadolu Efes Istanbul beat Real Madrid while Greek side Olympiakos Piraeus sank Barcelona on Tuesday.

  • Hamilton still has work to do in Europe
  • 09:54 AM EDT  LONDON (Reuters) - After winning three out of four races and taking a 27-point lead in the standings, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has a new challenge as he and Mercedes prepare for the start of the European season.

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