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Machado says Padres were the complete package2/22/2019 9:43:16 PM Manny Machado was unveiled at an introductory press conference on Friday and expressed how thrilled he is to be a member of the San Diego Padres.Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in Florida prostitution sting2/22/2019 9:38:27 PM Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots, was charged in Florida with soliciting prostitution after he was captured on video engaging in sex acts with a worker at a massage parlor, police said on Friday.Tennis: Bencic stuns Svitolina to set up Dubai final with Kvitova2/22/2019 7:06:19 PM Switzerland's Belinda Bencic stepped closer to ending a four-year title drought when she squeezed past defending champion Elina Svitolina 6-2 3-6 7-6(3) to reach the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday.Olympics: Karate associations vent anger after Paris 2024 exclusion2/22/2019 5:25:22 PM Karate's exclusion from the Paris 2024 Olympic program has been heavily criticized by the sport's governing body and various national associations after being left out of the list of four additional sports for the Games.Tennis: Kvitova downs Taiwan's Hsieh to reach Dubai final2/22/2019 4:48:44 PM Second seed Petra Kvitova recovered from a set down against Hsieh Su-wei to end the unseeded Taiwanese's run at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday with a 3-6 6-2 6-4 victory that saw the Czech reach her third final of the year.Alpine skiing: Frenchman Pinturault wins combined World Cup title2/22/2019 2:56:49 PM Frenchman Alexis Pinturault added the World Cup combined title to his gold medal in the combined event at this month's Alpine skiing world championships in Are when he topped the podium in Bansko on Friday.Mixed martial arts-Bellator set to go toe-to-toe with UFC in Europe2/22/2019 1:26:06 PM A new TV deal in Britain and a focus on the European market from American mixed martial arts promotion Bellator will open more opportunities for fighters outside of the dominance of the UFC, Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh has told Reuters.NBA roundup: Lakers rally past Rockets2/22/2019 7:21:15 AM The Los Angeles Lakers rallied from 19 points down in the third quarter to defeat the visiting Houston Rockets 111-106 on Thursday night.NHL roundup: Stars snap Blues' winning streak2/22/2019 7:17:08 AM Jamie Benn recorded his second two-goal game of the season, and the Dallas Stars ended the visiting St. Louis Blues' franchise-record, 11-game winning streak with a 5-2 decision Thursday.Murray could make return after hip surgery, says mother Judy2/22/2019 6:52:59 AM Andy Murray could return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery last month but the former world number one also knows his career might already be over, his mother Judy has said.IOC urges India isolation after Pakistani athletes denied visas2/22/2019 5:26:39 AM The International Olympic Committee have suspended all Indian applications to host future events and urged international sports federations not to stage competitions in the country after two Pakistanis were denied visas to compete in New Delhi.Golf: Jet-lagged New Zealander felt drunk like a fox at WGC-Mexico2/22/2019 4:31:42 AM New Zealander Ryan Fox said he felt almost drunk late in the opening round at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Thursday, after flying across the Pacific Ocean at the last minute to play in the $10.25 million event.Del Potro cuts Opelka down to size with Delray Beach win2/22/2019 4:30:02 AM Top seed Juan Martin del Potro cut towering American Reilly Opelka down to size on Thursday with a 6-4 6-4 victory in the second round of the Delray Beach Open in Florida.College basketball notebook: Nike under fire for shoe blowout2/22/2019 3:27:40 AM Nike's stock price slid 1.05 percent Thursday as the company faced a social media backlash after Duke freshman star forward Zion Williamson sustained a knee injury when his shoe split apart Wednesday night.ATP roundup: Johnson, McDonald make Delray quarters2/22/2019 3:23:33 AM Two Americans charged into the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach (Fla.) Open with straight-set wins Thursday.MLB notebook: Padres make Machado's $300 million deal official2/22/2019 3:06:41 AM The San Diego Padres made their 10-year commitment to infielder Manny Machado official Thursday, revealing that the $300 million contract has an opt-out clause in five years.NFL notebook: League seeks info on Gurley's injury2/22/2019 2:40:34 AM A revelation from running back C.J. Anderson that Todd Gurley's knee injury was more severe than the Los Angeles Rams thought -- and disclosed -- triggered an NFL request for more information from the team, a league source told Field Level Media.NBA notebook: Pelicans’ Davis expected to play Friday2/22/2019 2:34:48 AM New Orleans forward Anthony Davis will play in Friday's game at Indiana, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry confirmed Thursday.Report: NBA proposing to lower draft age to 182/22/2019 2:29:07 AM Lowering the draft-eligible age requirement in the NBA from 19 to 18 is one step closer to reality after the league submitted a proposal to the National Basketball Players Association, USA Today reported Thursday.Golf: McIlroy almost aces par-four en route to Mexico lead2/22/2019 1:43:07 AM Rory McIlroy came within a whisker of a rare hole-in-one at a par-four on Thursday as the Northern Irishman took the first-round lead at the WGC-Mexico Championship with an eight-under-par 63.