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Newton’s play defies one stereotype, but his words reinforce another

In 2015, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was perhaps the NFL's biggest star, leading his team to a near-perfect 15-1 regular season and an appearance in Super Bowl 50. Two years later, Newton is still a magnet for attention - for reasons that have little to do with football.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/18 23:13:39

De Villiers hits century

AB de Villiers overcame a slow pitch and soft outfield to hit a thrilling century for South Africa in the second one-day international against Bangladesh at Boland Park in Paarl, South Africa on Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/18 23:08:40

History maker retires

Spanish athlete Ruth Beitia, who wrote her name into the history books by becoming the oldest-ever winner of an Olympic jumping event, announced she was retiring on Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/18 23:08:40

Dodgers on brink of World Series

Chris Taylor homered and drove in two runs, and Yu Darvish pitched six-plus strong innings on Tuesday as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 to move within one win of a World Series return.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/18 23:03:39

Beijing to host event

It was announced Monday that the Workers' Stadium in Beijing will host the Big Air World Cup on November 24 and 25, as elite snowboarders prepare for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/17 22:08:40

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.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/17 22:08:40

Steep challenge for Froome in 2018 Tour

Chris Froome could face his toughest Tour de France challenge so far in 2018 after organizers on Tuesday unveiled a route and format that is potentially unfavorable to the reigning champion.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/17 22:08:39

Turner leads Dodgers to 2-0 NLCS lead

Justin Turner belted a three-run walkoff homer to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, extending their lead in the National League Championship Series (NLCS).
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/16 22:58:40

Kaepernick files grievance against NFL

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, an NFL free agent who last year began the kneeling protest during US anthems that became a major controversy, has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/16 22:58:39

China's Jinjiang City to host 2020 Gymnasiade for teens

A Chinese city Sunday won the bid in Sardinia to host Gymnasiade 2020, an international multisport event for teens organized by the International School Sport Federation (ISF).
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/16 11:22:56

Cubs fall to Dodgers in Game 1

Yasiel Puig homered and drove in another as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the World Series champion Chicago Cubs 5-2 to open their Major League Baseball playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/15 22:48:39

Horn lines up Corcoran

Australia's Jeff Horn will defend his WBO welterweight title against England's Gary Corcoran in December before a potential blockbuster bout with UFC star Conor McGregor, reports said Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/15 22:13:39

Dovizioso holds off Marquez in Japan

Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso breathed new life into the MotoGP championship on Sunday, edging Marc Marquez in a ferocious duel to win a rain-soaked Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/15 22:08:39

Non-standing argument could use some legs before games

Legendary American humorist Mark Twain once wrote, "Never let the truth get in the way of a good story." This axiom certainly applies to the current NFL issue - standing versus not standing for the national anthem - an issue that has been both oversimplified and misrepresented by the American mass media in an attempt to appeal to its many liberal-­leaning consumers.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/11 23:08:40

Pac-12 tickets on sale

Tickets for the 2017 Pac-12 China Game presented by Alibaba Group will go on sale to the public on Friday, the Pac-12 Conference announced Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/11 23:06:20

‘No pressure’ on Chinese skaters in 2018

China's figure skating general coach Zhao Hongbo said Wednesday that there is no gold medal pressure on Chinese figure skaters at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/11 23:03:39

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.
Soure: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.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/10 22:48:40