• Gut skies out, Vonn makes slow start in Soelden

    Reuters News: VIENNA (Reuters) – Lara Gut skied out of the course after only a few gates and Lindsey Vonn was too slow to qualify for the second leg at the women’s giant slalom in Soelden, the first race of the World Cup season on Saturday. Alpine Skiing –...
  • Venus stuns Muguruza to advance at WTA Finals

    Reuters News: SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Venus Williams gained revenge for her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza when the American advanced to the last four of the WTA Finals with a gutsy 7-5 6-4 victory over the Spanish world number two on Thursday. Tennis – WTA Tour Finals –...
  • Astros road struggles continue during World Series Game One loss

    Reuters News: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – If the Astros are going to deliver Houston its first World Series title the team will need to figure out how to score runs on the road, something it has struggled to do all postseason long. Oct 24, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA;...
  • Halep, Wozniacki claim revenge wins at WTA Finals

    Reuters News: SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Simona Halep made a winning start to her WTA Finals campaign with an impressive 6-4 6-2 victory over Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia on Monday, the Romanian surging clear in the second set to subdue her in-form opponent at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tennis – WTA...
  • Top-ranked Halep hoping to keep dream alive at WTA Finals

    Reuters News: SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Simona Halep is still coming to terms with her rise to the top of the world rankings at the start of the month but is trying not to let the euphoria of the achievement distract her at the eight-woman WTA Finals which starts on...
  • Dodgers beat Cubs in Game Five to reach World Series

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in Major League Baseball’s World Series for the first time since 1988 after beating the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Thursday to clinch the National League Championship series 4-1. Oct 19, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate...
  • Bulls' Mirotic suffers fractured jaw in fight with team mate

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic suffered a fractured jaw and a concussion after fighting with team mate BobbyPortis in practice, the NBA reported on its website on Tuesday. The Bulls said Mirotic would likely require surgery and they were considering disciplinary action over the incident....
  • Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – The University of Louisville fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday amid a national investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of allegations of corruption in college basketball. Louisville’s athletic association voted unanimously to dismiss Pitino, one of the most successful college...
  • NFL not seeking mandate for players to stand during anthem

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – The NFL said on Friday it has no plans to mandate players stand for the U.S. national anthem, but will rather present a possible solution on how to end the controversial protests when it meets with team owners next week. Commissioner Roger Goodell, along with...