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Hamilton title chase returns to track he's dominated

Oct 19, 2017

F1 leader Hamilton dismisses title talk as 'silly' as he returns to Texas track he's dominated

Alonso extends McLaren contract through 2018

Oct 19, 2017

Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has put an end to the uncertainty by extending his contract with McLaren through 2018

Hartley to drive for Toro Rosso at next weekend's U.S. GP

Oct 13, 2017

Brendon Hartley will race for Toro Rosso at next weekend's United States Grand Prix as a replacement for Pierre Gasly


Hernandez hits 3 HRs, Dodgers top Cubs to reach World Series

Oct 20, 2017

LA Story: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs 11-1 to advance to World Series

AP source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire as manager

Oct 20, 2017

A person with knowledge of the discussions said the Detroit Tigers have been in talks to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager

Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win

Oct 19, 2017

Astros have won to win Verlander's ninth start, like the first eight, or the Yankees will take the AL pennant in Houston


Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in OKC debuts for George, Anthony

Oct 20, 2017

Westbrook, Thunder top Knicks 105-84 in Oklahoma City debuts for George, Anthony

Valanciunas, Miles help Raptors beat Bulls 117-101 in opener

Oct 20, 2017

Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, C.J. Miles scored 22 points in his Toronto debut and the Raptors beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 117-101 in the season opener for both teams


Tour champion Froome could face Dumoulin test on 2018 route

Oct 17, 2017

Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year's Tour de France

Dark days for Senate Leader McConnell as losses cast doubt

Sep 27, 2017

For Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, losses on health care legislation and in Alabama Senate race raise questions about his leadership heading into the 2018 midterm cycle

Sagan becomes 1st man to win 3 straight world road titles

Sep 24, 2017

Peter Sagan of Slovakia became the first man to win three straight world road race titles on Sunday after holding off Norwegian Alexander Kristoff in a sprint finish on Sunday


Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

Oct 18, 2017

Gold medal-winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year

Germany's Pauline Schaefer wins world balance beam title

Oct 8, 2017

Germany's Pauline Schaefer won the balance beam title Sunday in the world gymnastics championhips

Russia's Maria Paseka successfully defends world vault title

Oct 8, 2017

Maria Paseka of Russia successfully her vault title Saturday in the World Gymnastics Championships, edging American Jade Carey at Olympic Stadium


Tavares helps Islanders beat struggling Rangers 4-3 in SO

Oct 20, 2017

John Tavares scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Rangers 4-3 for their eighth win in the last nine games against their struggling crosstown rivals

Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3

Oct 19, 2017

Curtis McElhinney made 30 saves in his season debut and the Toronto Maple Leafs scored four times in the first period in a 6-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

Oct 18, 2017

Gord Downie, the revered lead singer and songwriter of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has died


England rugby league player banned after failing doping test

Oct 9, 2017

England's Rugby Football League says Zak Hardaker has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test

All Blacks squeeze past Springboks 25-24 for clean sweep

Oct 7, 2017

New Zealand has weathered a Springboks storm to win 25-24 in the Rugby Championship and complete another clean sweep of the southern hemisphere tournament

Dual international Brad Thorn to coach Reds in Super Rugby

Oct 5, 2017

Brad Thorn replaces Nick Styles as Queensland Reds Super Rugby coach


US ice dance champs begin road to Olympics in Moscow event

Oct 19, 2017

The icy road to the 2018 Winter Olympics begins in earnest with the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow this weekend

Audit: Utah needs $39M to improve venues for new Olympic bid

Oct 17, 2017

A new Utah state audit says a foundation that runs 2002 Winter Olympics venues in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics

Protopopovs leave impressive legacy in Lake Placid

Oct 2, 2017

Ludmila Protopopov dies at 81; had trained in Lake Placid since 1997 with her husband


Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

Sep 24, 2017

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon

Olympic halfpipe champion I-Pod to have knee surgery

Mar 14, 2017

Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov will have surgery after sustaining a serious knee injury at the snowboard world championships

Japan's Yanetani takes 1st gold medal at Asian Winter Games

Feb 19, 2017

Eri Yanetani of Japan has won the first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games in the women's snowboard giant slalom

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