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Another dominant performance by Justin Verlander saved the Astros’ season for at least one more day and…

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Williams Sisters Inspire Local Kids on Africa Tour

Venus Williams used her signature long reach to stretch for the ball, her racket just grazing it as it thundered past her. The crowd cheered wildly as her defiant opponent battled back, forcing a 12-shot rally in the blistering heat.

Eventually the seven-time Grand Slam winner clinched the…

31 Oct 3:26 PM 1 Read More...

24-Year-Old Wins $8.3M at WSOP

A 24-year-old Maryland poker professional has won the World Series of Poker main event, lasting roughly 12 hours in a marathon card session to push past his last opponents for the $8.53 million title early Wednesday.

Greg Merson emerged with the title before dawn in Las Vegas…

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Barcelona Forward Lionel Messi Wins Golden Boot

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was presented with his second Golden Boot award on Monday in recognition for scoring the most goals in Europe’s domestic leagues last season.

The 25-year-old Messi scored a Spanish-league record 50 goals for Barcelona, edging out fellow Spanish league…

29 Oct 8:02 PM 1 Read More...

San Francisco Giants Win World Series

DETROIT (AP) — Kung Fu Panda, The Freak, The Beard and all their seed-throwing buddies are on top of baseball – again.

They may be under the radar, unappreciated and unexpected. But they’re unassailable, the winner of two World Series titles in the last three years.

Their sweep of the…

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Thunder Send Harden To Rockets in Trade

Unable to work out an extension with James Harden, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the Sixth Man of the Year to the Houston Rockets on Saturday night, breaking up the young core of the Western Conference champions.

The Thunder acquired guards Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lamb, two first-round picks…

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