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Never a dull moment around Joe Maddon teams

published about 3 hours ago
Never a dull moment around Joe Maddon teams
The players all dressed in crazy costumes for the postgame plane ride, some imitating superheroes and a couple even pretending to be team executives.

Pregnant Rosie Napravnik announces retirement after Breeders Cup win

published about 3 hours ago
Pregnant Rosie Napravnik announces retirement after Breeders Cup win
Seven weeks pregnant, Napravnik will retire after SaturdayBreeders Cup day one - as it happenedThe 2014 Breeders Cup opened its big-money programme on Friday with a superb win by Untapable, a disappointing run by the well backed Close Hatches and a stunning pregnant pause by jockey Rosie Napravnik. Favourite Untapable, expertly piloted by Napravnik, took the honours in the feature race, the $2 million Distaff, with a commanding performance down the stretch but Close Hatches, a 3-1 choice, faded badly ... more

N.B.A. Roundup: LeBron James’s 36 Points Lead Cavs Past Bulls

published about 4 hours ago
N.B.A. Roundup: LeBron James’s 36 Points Lead Cavs Past Bulls
James was at his best after struggling the previous night, scoring 8 points in the extra period, and the Cavaliers picked up the win after opening with a loss at home to the Knicks.

Other than score: Bulls-Cavs doesn't disappoint

published about 4 hours ago
Other than score: Bulls-Cavs doesn't disappoint
This Bulls-Cavaliers rivalry is going to be something.

Up next for the Lakers: Saturday at Golden State

published about 4 hours ago
Up next for the Lakers: Saturday at Golden State
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Lakers y una derrota plagada de enseñanzas

published less than 1 hour ago
Lakers y una derrota plagada de enseñanzas
Los Lakers cayeron por 118-111 ante los Clippers pero la derrota les dejó un número de enseñanzas, y permitió que la relación entre Jeremy Lin ... more

Griffin's 39 points help Clips survive Lakers

published about 1 hour ago
Blake Griffin scored 39 points and went 11-for-12 from the free throw line, powering the Los Angeles Clippers to a gritty 118-111 victory over the ... more

'Fiery' Blatt called meeting to address debut

published about 1 hour ago
Before the Cleveland Cavaliers could go on to earn the first win of their season -- and the first win of David Blatt's NBA coaching ... more

Postgame Quotes: Trail Blazers vs. Kings

published about 2 hours ago
Postgame Quotes: Trail Blazers vs. Kings
Head Coach Terry StottsTonight’s game…

What We Learned From #SunsVsSpurs

published about 2 hours ago
What We Learned From #SunsVsSpurs
The Suns overcame a truly rugged start and relied on Isaiah Thomas, Alex Len and team defense to overcome the Spurs, 94-89.
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Rookie Receivers and DBs Having Early Impact

published about 4 hours ago
Hey rook, get in there and show your stuff.

National Football League Roundup

published about 7 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo missed his third straight day of practice with a back injury on Friday and could be a game-time decision.

N.F.L. Roundup: Bill Simmons Discusses Suspension From ESPN, Until He Doesn’t

published about 7 hours ago
N.F.L. Roundup: Bill Simmons Discusses Suspension From ESPN, Until He Doesn’t
Simmons was suspended for three weeks after calling N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell a “liar” concerning when he became aware of the Ray Rice video.

Vikings' Robison Has Had a Pain in the Butt

published about 12 hours ago
Brian Robison has had quite the pain in the butt.

Fantasy Football: Introducing Weekly Matchup Analysis Charts

published about 12 hours ago
These charts indicate how difficult a fantasy matchup a player will have depending on how many standard fantasy points the opposing defense has allowed to ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: New Jersey Devils Win a Shootout

published 1 day ago
Jacob Josefson scored the lone goal in the shootout, and Cory Schneider made it stand up as the host Devils ended their tiebreaker frustration with ... more

John Moore’s Suspension Forces Rangers to Adjust Defense

published 1 day ago
John Moore’s Suspension Forces Rangers to Adjust Defense
The Rangers will probably lean on Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, Marc Staal, Kevin Klein, Matt Hunwick and Michael Kostka while Moore serves his five-game suspension.

Devils Find Way to Win in SO, Top Jets 2-1

published 1 day ago
Jacob Josefson scored the lone goal in the shootout, and Cory Schneider made it stand up as the New Jersey Devils ended their tiebreaker frustration ... more

Kunitz Powers Penguins Over Kings 3-0

published 1 day ago
Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Ranger’s John Moore Is Suspended

published 2 days ago
The N.H.L. suspended Rangers defenseman John Moore for five games without pay for an illegal hit to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula.

Mets Deny Bias in Ticket Official’s Firing

published about 5 hours ago
The Mets and their chief operating officer, in court papers filed Friday, denied accusations made in a lawsuit by a former senior ticket-sales executive who ... more

Mets’ Juan Lagares Soars, Attaining New Heights

published about 6 hours ago
Mets’ Juan Lagares Soars, Attaining New Heights
Lagares, who was named the best center fielder in baseball by winning the annual Fielding Bible award, is emerging as a key figure on the ... more

San Francisco Giants and Pablo Sandoval Hoping to Stay Together

published about 6 hours ago
San Francisco Giants and Pablo Sandoval Hoping to Stay Together
As San Francisco celebrated its third World Series win in five years with another parade, the team and Pablo Sandoval expressed interest in working out ... more

Giants Fans Brave the Rain to Honor Their World Series Heroes

published about 6 hours ago
The San Francisco Giants on Friday brought home their third World Series trophy in five years to elated fans that lined a two-mile (3-km) parade ... more

Brewers Exercise Gallardo's Option, Decline Weeks

published about 7 hours ago
A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies both declined their $15 million mutual option Friday, leaving the pitcher to decide whether to exercise his $12.75 million ... more

Steven Gerrard is a Liverpool legend and must be offered a new contract soon 

published about 6 hours ago
Steven Gerrard is a Liverpool legend and must be offered a new contract soon 
DOMINIC KING: The Liverpool midfielder is free to talk to clubs abroad come the turn of the year but it should be unthinkable that the ... more

Sergio Aguero is top of the Manchester striking pops (and the 'mixed' Robin van Persie lags behind the rest) 

published about 6 hours ago
Sergio Aguero is top of the Manchester striking pops (and the 'mixed' Robin van Persie lags behind the rest) 
Dennis Tueart - who spent eight years playing for Manchester City - believes Sergio Aguero is the most fearsome striker to play a part in ... more

Jose Mourinho can top Sir Alex Ferguson to become the greatest manager EVER... if he stays at Chelsea, says Harry Redknapp

published about 6 hours ago
Jose Mourinho can top Sir Alex Ferguson to become the greatest manager EVER... if he stays at Chelsea, says Harry Redknapp
The QPR boss is adamant that Jose Mourinho can create a legacy to take his place above the likes of Fergie and Bob Paisley as ... more

Cesc Fabregas, Gareth Bale and Oscar among stars who got into the Halloween spirit

published about 7 hours ago
Cesc Fabregas, Gareth Bale and Oscar among stars who got into the Halloween spirit
It's that time of year again and some of the world's best footballers have been joining in the Halloween festivities. Cesc Fabregas was out and ... more

The FA to consider an inside job in replacing general secretary Alex Horne

published about 7 hours ago
The FA to consider an inside job in replacing general secretary Alex Horne
CHARLES SALE: Greg Dyke will open himself up to accusations of cronyism in his appointment of a new general secretary to replace Alex Horne if ... more

Schmidt confident over Ross fitness

published about 13 hours ago
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is "quietly confident" prop Mike Ross will be fit for the first Test against South Africa.

Warburton welcomes Lydiate's return

published about 15 hours ago
Wales captain Sam Warburton says his international back row partner Dan Lydiate would interest all Welsh regions.

Younus hits 213 as Pakistan dominate

published about 16 hours ago
Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.

Wales autumn internationals live Q&A

published about 16 hours ago
Your chance to put questions to Martyn Williams, Jonathan Davies and Sean Holley about Wales' autumn internationals.

Why Burgess will succeed - Lancaster

published about 18 hours ago
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess's "mental toughness" can lead him to success in rugby union.

Sports Briefing | Golf: Inbee Park Matches a 36-Hole Record

published about 4 hours ago
South Korea’s Inbee Park shot a 10-under-par 62 to take a three-stroke lead in the L.P.G.A. Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No. ... more
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Golf Capsules

published about 7 hours ago
Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab ... more
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Jay Haas Shoots 62 to Take Champions Tour Lead

published about 7 hours ago
Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab ... more
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Berberian Leads PGA Assistant Championship

published about 8 hours ago
Richard Berberian Jr. shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the PGA Assistant Championship.
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Front-Nine Blitz Puts Hurley on Top

published about 19 hours ago
American Billy Hurley III grabbed a two-shot halfway stage lead at the CIMB Classic after his front-nine birdie binge at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and ... more
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Younus hits 213 as Pakistan dominate

published about 16 hours ago
Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.

Private school buys cricket ground

published about 19 hours ago
Bournemouth's Dean Park cricket ground is taken over by an independent school, allaying fears it could be developed.

Sussex bring in fast bowler Mills

published about 23 hours ago
Sussex sign left-arm fast bowler Tymal Mills on a two-year contract following his departure from Essex.

Middlesex hand deals to young trio

published 1 day ago
Middlesex hand teenage trio Max Holden, George Scott and Robbie White summer contracts with the club.

Younus hits third successive century

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Younus Khan hits a third successive hundred as Pakistan close day one of the final Test with Australia on 304-2.
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