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Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Scheffler and Landry opened a four-stroke buffer over their nearest rival, Rickie Fowler, on a day of low scoring in perfect conditions in the southern California desert. NBA roundup: Doncic, Mavs shoot past Blazers Luka Doncic made a career-best eight 3-pointers and recorded 35 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 120-112 victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Tim Hardaway Jr. made five 3-pointers while scoring 29 points, and Seth Curry tallied 16 points off the bench as the Mavericks won their fourth straight game.

College football notebook: Clemson’s Simmons entering NFL draft

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons announced Saturday that he plans to skip his senior season and enter the 2020 NFL Draft. "Take a chance, because you never know how perfect something can turn out," Simmons wrote on Twitter, leading into a lengthy post. The Tigers' leading tackler the past two seasons is expected to be chosen among the top 10 picks, projecting as a versatile linebacker-safety hybrid.

Odell Beckham ‘rear slapping’ case dropped – lawyer

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will not face prosecution for slapping a New Orleans policeman's rear after the officer withdrew his complaint, the NFL star's attorney said Saturday. Beckham had faced being fined up to $1,000 following the incident which occurred in the wake of Louisiana State University's victory over Clemson in the US collegiate American football championship game on Monday. Video of the incident appeared to show Beckham smacking the police officer's rear as he confronted LSU players for allegedly smoking in the Superdome locker room following the team's 42-25 win.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Australian Open top seed Rafa Nadal entered his third decade as a professional ranked No. 1 in the world and the 33-year-old Spaniard says he is surprised to be at the summit of the men's game given his long and varied history of injuries. Enjoying a rare period of full fitness, Nadal is bidding for his second title in his 15th appearance at Melbourne Park, as well as the added carrot of matching Roger Federer's all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles.

Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

A misdemeanor simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr. has been rescinded, the New Orleans Police Department confirmed Saturday. The warrant was issued Thursday as video posted on social media appeared to show Beckham swatting a security officer's buttocks during LSU's locker room victory celebration after Monday night's college national championship game in the Superdome. LSU players were seen smoking cigars - forbidden in the Superdome - in pictures from the post-game celebration.

Officer involved in Odell Beckham Jr.’s butt-slap incident does not want to pursue charges

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. might not be in trouble with the law after all. The officer involved in the butt-slap after Monday's college football national championship game signed an affidavit saying he does not want to pursue charges, according to NOLA.com. On top of that, the New Orleans Police Department rescinded a warrant for Beckham's arrest.

Kyle Shanahan recalls his ‘most nervous’ play call after Mike Pettine tiff

Friday, January 17th, 2020

SANTA CLARA – 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and Green Bay defensive coordinator Mike Pettine will line up on opposite sidelines during Sunday's NFC Championship game at Levi's Stadium. They paced the same one back in 2014 as members of the Cleveland Browns. That might be fresh in your mind after an old video went viral recently showing Shanahan disagreeing with Pettine on an offensive play call.

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals for 16 years but was fired in 2018 after the franchise's third straight losing season. Jackson had three stints as an assistant on Lewis' staff, including last season when he was hired shortly after being fired by the Cleveland Browns.

Former Duck Bralon Addison signs future contract with the Minnesota Vikings

Friday, January 17th, 2020

What do you and Vikings general manager Rick Spielman have in common? Days after signing Tony Brooks-James and Dillon Mitchell to future contracts for the 2020-2021 NFL season, the Vikings have also signed another former Duck: wide receiver Bralon Addison. Former #TiCats receiver @BralonAddison2 has signed a futures deal with the #Vikings.

Berry back to interview with Browns about GM opening

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Andrew Berry may still have his parking spot with the Browns. After spending three seasons in Cleveland's front office, Berry, who is currently the Eagles' vice president of football operations, interviewed Friday to be the Browns' new general manager. Berry was with the team from 2016-18, when the Browns won just eight games and had an 0-16 season.