• 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...
  • Motor racing: Alonso says Triple Crown still a priority for him

    Reuters News: LONDON (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso has hinted at a possible Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year as he continues to ponder his Formula One future with McLaren. The Spaniard competed in the Indianapolis 500 this year, missing the Monaco Grand Prix, but has ruled out an...
  • Ronaldo and Messi make it safely to World Cup but no U.S.

    Reuters News: ZURICH (Reuters) – The possibility of a World Cup without Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi turned out to be a false alarm, yet next year’s tournament will still have a major absentee after the United States’ extraordinary failure to qualify on Tuesday. Panama, meanwhile, showed it is...
  • NFLPA's Smith: 'No player is disrespecting our country or our flag'

    Reuters News: (The Sports Xchange) – NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith released a statement Monday regarding players protesting during the national anthem, saying “no player is disrespecting our country or our flag.” Smith’s statement comes following Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ comments on Sunday that his players...
  • Hamilton on verge of fourth Formula One title

    Reuters News: SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton was within reach of his fourth Formula One title on Sunday after winning the Japanese Grand Prix for Mercedes while Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel suffered engine problems and failed to finish. The Briton, who started from pole position, crossed the line 1.2...