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Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan is the main hurdle standing in the way of a trade involving All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey, Yahoo Sports reported Sunday evening. Citing two opposing team executives, Yahoo Sports reports that Khan is not only insisting on a price tag of two "quality" first-round picks but also would rather keep Ramsey and sign him to a long-term extension.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Athletics: Taylor claims fourth triple jump world title after shaky start American triple jumper Christian Taylor recovered from two fouls to clinch his fourth title at the world athletics championships on Sunday, edging his team mate and long-time rival Will Claye. Taylor committed fouls on his first two attempts and came under pressure early to remain in contention for a spot on the podium. Athletics: Felix takes 12th world title as U.S win first mixed relay Allyson Felix won her 12th world title, and her first since becoming a mother, as the United States claimed the inaugural world championship 4x400 meters mixed relay on Sunday.

Wednesday Sports in Brief

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Hall of Famer manager Bobby Cox was able to accept visitors in his Atlanta-area hospital room on Wednesday, one day after the longtime Braves skipper suffered a stroke. The 77-year-old Cox wore his Braves jersey while shouting ''play ball!'' before the first pitch of Monday night's home opener against the Chicago Cubs. Cox led the Braves to 14 straight division titles from 1991-2005, including the 1995 World Series title.

NHL Commissioner says league wants cut of gambling action

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league wants a cut of gambling profits if its intellectual property, data or video from games are used. Bettman tells guest host Larry Lage in the in the latest episode of "PodcastOne Sports Now" those who want to conduct gambling business with NHL assets will need to negotiate. Ice Cube tips off talking about his BIG3 basketball league and also kicks it about his music and movies.