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Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, October 4th, 2019

The 33-year-old, who claimed his 19th Grand Slam title at this year's U.S. Open, said that he had not had enough time to practice sufficiently due to inflammation in his left wrist Djokovic blasts past Pouille into Tokyo semi-finals World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominant form in Tokyo to storm past Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-1 6-2 and into the semi-finals of the Japan Open Tennis Championships on Friday. Serbian Djokovic has served with ruthless efficiency in his previous two matches and more of the same was on display as the 32-year-old fired eight aces and won 82% of points on his first serve to swat aside fifth seed Pouille in 50 minutes.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, October 4th, 2019

The 33-year-old, who claimed his 19th Grand Slam title at this year's U.S. Open, said that he had not had enough time to practice sufficiently due to inflammation in his left wrist Djokovic blasts past Pouille into Tokyo semi-finals World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominant form in Tokyo to storm past Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-1 6-2 and into the semi-finals of the Japan Open Tennis Championships on Friday. Serbian Djokovic has served with ruthless efficiency in his previous two matches and more of the same was on display as the 32-year-old fired eight aces and won 82% of points on his first serve to swat aside fifth seed Pouille in 50 minutes.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

NFL notebook: Jets' Darnold (mono) hopes to play Sunday New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold is preparing to return from mononucleosis to start Sunday's game in Philadelphia, but he will yield to doctors if they determine that playing would risk his safety. "I wanna make sure that I'm safe out there, and that, you know, I'm not gonna die," Darnold told reporters Thursday with a light laugh. NHL roundup: Lightning win eighth straight home opener Reigning NHL scoring leader Nikita Kucherov tallied a goal and an assist, and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded 35 saves to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a season-opening 5-2 win over the visiting Florida Panthers on Thursday night.

Can We Just Let One Season End Before Predicting The Next?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

According to data provided to FiveThirtyEight by the betting sites SportsBetting.ag and BetOnline.ag, Tampa Bay was installed as 8-to-1 favorites to win the 2020 Stanley Cup within hours of the St. Louis Blues winning the 2019 Stanley Cup, while the Bucks were made 9-to-2 favorites for next year's NBA title before the confetti even settled on the Toronto Raptors' 2019 victory. It's all part of a movement toward increased focus on next year's potential winners, practically before the current champs can even be entered into the record books. The day-after, next-year title odds have certainly become a big deal in our industry,” said Scott Cooley, a spokesman for the two oddsmakers above.

Lightning top Stars 2-0 on Vasilevskiy’s 2nd shutout in week

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Andrei Vasilevskiy's second shutout in a week came with a little help from his friends on the penalty kill. The goaltender stopped 35 shots while helping to stifle six Dallas Stars power plays, and Ondrej Palat and Mikhail Sergachev scored for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 2-0 victory Tuesday night. Vasilevskiy improved to 10-2-1 since his return from injury, posting his third shutout this season and the 15th of his career for the Lightning, who have an NHL-best 74 points.