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MLB roundup: Alvarez’s seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O’s

MLB roundup: Alvarez’s seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O’s

Published 12/08/2019

Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated [more…]

MLB notebook: Maddon expects to stay with Cubs

MLB notebook: Maddon expects to stay with Cubs

Published 12/08/2019

In the final season of his five-year contract, Chicago manager Joe Maddon said he expects to be with the Cubs “for a couple more years.” [more…]

Fatigued Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Open

Fatigued Nadal withdraws from Cincinnati Open

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - World number two Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from this week’s Cincinnati Open due to fatigue, the tournament’s organizers said on Sunday. The Spaniard, [more…]

Timely break sees Isner advance in Cincinnati

Timely break sees Isner advance in Cincinnati

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - John Isner blasted 27 aces in his first-round match against Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Sunday but it was a timely break of serve [more…]

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - Andy Murray has sharpened his game on the practice courts with some of the best players in the world but the Scot says [more…]

Peru basks in success but problems ahead for Pan Am Games

Peru basks in success but problems ahead for Pan Am Games

Published 12/08/2019

LIMA (Reuters) - For two weeks the warmth emitting from the Pan Am Games took the bite out of the winter chill in the Peruvian [more…]

PGA Tour review slow play policy in wake of controversy

PGA Tour review slow play policy in wake of controversy

Published 11/08/2019

(Reuters) - The PGA Tour is considering expanding its pace-of-play policy in the wake of vocal criticism by players and fans of recent slow play. [more…]

MLB roundup: Dodgers win 11-10 on Muncy walk-off double

MLB roundup: Dodgers win 11-10 on Muncy walk-off double

Published 05/08/2019

Max Muncy hit a game-ending two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a wild 11-10 victory over [more…]

Zheng wins first WTA title at Silicon Valley Classic

Zheng wins first WTA title at Silicon Valley Classic

Published 05/08/2019

(Reuters) - China’s Zheng Saisai beat Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 6-3 7-6(3) Sunday to capture the Silicon Valley Classic and win hermaiden WTA title. Unseeded [more…]

MLB notebook: Phillies demote 3B Franco to minors

MLB notebook: Phillies demote 3B Franco to minors

Published 05/08/2019

The Philadelphia Phillies demoted struggling third baseman Maikel Franco to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and activated infielder Brad Miller from the injured list on Sunday. Franco, [more…]