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Stephens benefits from positive attitude in WTA Finals debut

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sloane Stephens was delighted to have started her debut WTA Finals tournament with a hard-fought 7-5 4-6 6-1 victory over Naomi Osaka on Monday, especially after the American dropped a tight second set when she had appeared in total control. Read More

 

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Red Sox manager's first-year success goes beyond the diamond

(Reuters) - Alex Cora is the first Puerto Rican manager to reach a World Series but no matter what he achieves in the sport, he is always thinking about his homeland as he proved when he took a hands-on approach in the relief efforts after Hurricane Maria. More »

 

Kershaw not losing sleep thinking about 'Monster'

(Reuters) - Los Angeles Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw is not afraid of monsters, not even the big green one he will confront on Tuesday when he takes the mound against the Boston Red Sox in Game One of the World Series at Fenway Park. More »

 

Once a Boston hero, Dodgers' Roberts now leading the enemy

(Reuters) - Dave Roberts will be in the visiting team's dugout when the Los Angeles Dodgers open the World Series at the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, but there was a time when he was the toast of Beantown. More »

 

A-League club confirm offer to Olympic champion Bolt

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a professional contract by Australian A-League outfit the Central Coast Mariners but a deal is unlikely without an external third party financial contribution, the club said on Tuesday. More »

 

Ex-Panthers WR Carruth released from prison

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth was released from prison Monday morning. More »

 

Cilic downs Shapovalov to reach second round in Basel

(Reuters) - Third seed Marin Cilic eased into the second round of the Swiss Indoors tournament with a 6-4 6-2 victory over young Canadian Denis Shapovalov in Basel on Monday. More »

 

Bertens finds formula to make dream debut from nightmare start

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Kiki Bertens was suffering a nightmare debut at the WTA Finals against Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber on Monday when the Dutchwoman decided to change her tactics after a pep talk with her coach. More »

 

Ex-MLB player Dykstra arraigned on drug, threat charges

Retired baseball player Lenny Dykstra was arraigned Monday in a New Jersey courtroom on two drug charges and for allegedly threatening an Uber driver, with his attorney entering a not guilty plea on Dykstra's behalf. More »

 

TCU's Turpin arrested on assault charges

TCU standout football player KaVontae Turpin was arrested Sunday on charges of assault with bodily injury of a family member, according to Tarrant County Jail records. More »

 

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