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Judge gets Yankees back in ALCS in 8-1 rout of Astros


Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and made two outstanding catches in the right field, as the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 8-1 in Game 3 of the American League ­Championship Series (ALCS) on Monday.

Adding insult to injury

The commonly held view among fans and the media is that the multimillionaires we pay to watch play top-level soccer are not actually that smart. While much of that view ...

Making moves

There were eyebrows raised in parts of North London this week. Not because Danny Rose had been Googling Tottenham Hotspur's transfer targets nor at Harry Kane's failure to score against ...


Strachan not to worry

Scottish soccer chiefs said Tuesday they will not rush into a decision over manager Gordon Strachan's future despite yet another failure to qualify for a major international tournament.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/10 22:53:40

New elections in Spain?

Spain's sports minister has requested that its national soccer federation holds new elections as a result of the corruption investigation into former president Angel Maria Villar, Spanish media reported Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/10 22:53:40

Strachan exposes his own shortcomings with excuses for latest failure

So Scotland's latest failure to qualify for a major international tournament - the 10th in a row - can be put down to genetics. That was the view of their manager Gordon Strachan in the aftermath of the 2-2 draw by Slovenia which ended their hopes of a playoff spot.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/10 22:53:39

Cahill keeps Aussie hopes alive

Tim Cahill scored twice as Australia kept their World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 victory over Syria in the second leg of the Asian playoff on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/10 22:53:39

Marshall out for season

Brandon Marshall became the third New York Giants receiver to suffer a season-ending injury on Sunday after he announced he would undergo surgery on his ankle and miss the rest of the campaign.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/10 22:48:40

AIBA chief suspended

Wu Ching-ko, the chief of amateur boxing's governing body AIBA, has been temporarily suspended in an ongoing power struggle involving accusations of financial mismanagement.
Source: Agencies | 2017/10/10 22:48:40

Venus shakes off rust with win over Ozaki

Venus Williams raced through her opening match in the WTA Hong Kong Open on Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-2 win against Risa Ozaki.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/10 22:48:40

‘Unwell’ Nick Kyrgios sorry for walk-off

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios apologized and said he had been unwell after he stormed off court to loud boos midway through his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/10 22:48:39

More history for Iceland

Iceland qualified for the World Cup for the first time after beating Kosovo 2-0 on Monday, while Serbia clinched a spot at next year’s finals with a 1-0 win over Georgia.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/10 22:48:39

Beijing Winter Olympics high-speed train design unveiled

The design of the trains that will run on a new high-speed railway line linking Beijing and Zhangjiakou, co-hosts of the 2022 Winter Olympics, was unveiled in Beijing Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/10 14:10:27