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NBA-Dwyane Wade says LeBron, revamped Lakers need time

The Los Angeles Lakers’ dismal start to the NBA season should come as no surprise and the revamped squad needs more time to solidify, former LeBron James teammate Dwyane Wade told Reuters.

Los Angeles’ daring offseason actions, which included the addition of veterans Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony and the departure of Alex Caruso and Kyle Kuzma, resulted in a disappointing 8-7 record that left the Lakers seventh in the Conference Where is.

Olympics-China Olympic men’s hockey decision set for November 25

China’s participation in the Beijing men’s Olympic ice hockey tournament remains uncertain, the head of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said on Tuesday, with a final decision set for Nov. 25 and Norway waiting behind the scenes. to replace. As the host nation, China is guaranteed a berth in every event of the 2022 Games, but the IIHF said in September that the men’s team could be barred from playing due to its “insufficient sporting level” .

Tennis-Muguruza wins 100% spanish clash with Badosa in WTA finals

Garbine Muguruza advanced to the WTA Final Championship game with a 6-3 6-3 victory over compatriot Paula Badosa in Guadalajara, Mexico on Tuesday. In their first career meeting, Muguruza’s superior firepower put Badosa on the back foot from the start and she beat the champion Indian Wells for the second time with a winning forehand to win the first set.

Tennis-Medvedev seals fourth place in ATP finals with victory over Zverev

Defending ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev maintained his perfect start to this year’s tournament, but struggled to face Alexander Zverev, ultimately winning 6-3 6-7 (3) 7-6 (6) during their clash in the Red Group on Tuesday. Medvedev extended his winning streak in the tournament to seven and is already secured a place in the semi-finals after beating Polish debutant Hubert Hurkacz in his opener.

Maple Leafs acquire F Kyle Clifford from Blues

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired forward Kyle Clifford from the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday in exchange for future considerations. Clifford spent the first nine plus seasons of his NHL career with the Los Angeles Kings before being transferred to Toronto at the 2020 trade deadline. He then joined St. Louis in free agency on a contract. two years with an average annual value of $ 1 million.

Reports: Fenway Sports Group set to buy Penguins

The Fenway Sports Group (FSG), owner of the Boston Red Sox, is set to buy the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Wall Street Journal and Sportico reported on Tuesday. The Penguins are currently owned by longtime Penguins great player and Hall of Fame member Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle. The FSG board, backed by billionaire John Henry, is expected to vote on the purchase on Thursday, according to reports.

Olympics-IOC introduces new framework for trans athletes

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday that no athlete should be excluded from competition due to a perceived unfair advantage based on their gender when a new framework is released on transgender inclusion. The governing body added, however, that it was unable to issue regulations defining eligibility criteria for each sport, leaving it to the federations to determine whether an athlete had a disproportionate advantage.

Sailing-America’s Cup Compass Set For Change Through Continuity

Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and record challenger INEOS Britannia aim to make the 37th America’s Cup cheaper for new teams, more inclusive and greener. Their “protocol”, published eight months after Emirates Team New Zealand successfully defended the “Auld Mug” of sailing in Auckland, lays the groundwork and rules for participation in an event aimed at attracting more challengers and fans .

LHP Eduardo Rodriguez signs 5-year contract with Tigers

The Detroit Tigers signed southpaw Eduardo Rodriguez to a five-year contract on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the team, but several media reports had the contract worth $ 77 million.

Auto racing-Mercedes calls for review of Verstappen maneuver in Brazil

Mercedes has called for a review of the Sao Paulo Grand Prix incident between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen after new evidence emerged that was not available at the time, the Formula 1 champions said on Tuesday. Championship Red Bull Verstappen appeared to force seven-time Mercedes world champion Hamilton off the track as they scrambled for the lead at Interlagos last Sunday.

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