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News: Sports

Opinion: Former Houston Astros GM still doesn't get he was fired for disgracing baseball

Wednesday  07:35,   21 october 2020

Jeff Luhnow was suspended by Major League Baseball for year and fired by Houston Astros for fostering culture that led to sign stealing in 2017, 2018.The disgraced former general manager of the Houston Astros, fired for fostering the frat boy... >>>

No knocking Bellinger's homer celebration in World Series

Wednesday  07:35,   21 october 2020

Cody Bellinger bashed a home run in the World Series opener, and celebrated with his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates. Foot taps — not forearm knocks. Much easier on his delicate right shoulder that popped out of its socket during a home run... >>>

#ICYMI: Ottawa U controversy, snowbirds staying put, mail-in voting

Wednesday  06:35,   21 october 2020

N-word deserves repugnance, but also discussion: experts Amid the torrent of reaction that has come in the wake of the University of Ottawa’s decision to suspend a professor who used the N-word in class, one thing that has been sorely missing is... >>>

Kershaw overtakes Smoltz for 2nd all time with 200th playoff strikeout

Wednesday  06:35,   21 october 2020

Clayton Kershaw collected the 200th strikeout of his Major League Baseball postseason career during Game 1 of the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, taking sole possession of second all time. With 7 Ks tonight, @ClaytonKersh22 has moved into... >>>

McCarthy wants Cowboys to 'handle things as men,' not complain to media

Wednesday  06:35,   21 october 2020

The Dallas Cowboys were blown out by the Arizona Cardinals in prime time on Monday, and the loss seemingly sparked a revolt. Anonymous Cowboys players called out the coaching staff for its lack of preparation and in-game adjustments. Head coach Mike >>>

Anderson Silva says Hall fight will be last in UFC

Wednesday  06:30,   21 october 2020

Anderson Silva's next walk to the Octagon will be his last. The legendary Brazilian fighter told MMA Junkie's Mike Bohn on Tuesday his UFC career will come to an end with the Oct. 31 headliner against Uriah Hall. "This is the last fight,"... >>>

McCarthy's 1st season in Dallas coming apart over turnovers

Wednesday  05:40,   21 october 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike McCarthy is a big believer in winning the turnover battle. His first season as coach of the Dallas Cowboys is coming apart because of how badly his team is losing that battle. Dallas is minus-12 in turnover margin, the worst... >>>

By the numbers: Defining stats from Champions League openers

Wednesday  04:55,   21 october 2020

Lionel Messi scored, as he's expected to do, and Erling Haaland added to his already impressive resume. But the start of the 2020-21 Champions League group stage provided some firsts as well. Here's a look at the most interesting stats from... >>>

What time is the World Series tonight? TV schedule, channel to watch Dodgers vs. Rays Game 1

Wednesday  04:51,   21 october 2020

Here's a complete guide to watching Game 1 of the 2020 World Series, including a TV schedule with start times and channels for Dodgers vs. Rays.The juggernaut Dodgers, with a payroll that dwarfs most big-budget action movies, take on the little... >>>

Phoenix Rising FC relinquishes hosting rights for 2020 USL Championship Final after earning home-field in part due to forfeit

Wednesday  04:50,   21 october 2020

Phoenix Rising relinquished claim to home-field advantage for the 2020 USL Championship Final out of respect to the LGBTQ community.Having tied Louisville City FC in total points and victories thanks to a forfeit by San Diego Loyal, Phoenix Rising... >>>

Cowboys' Gregory off exempt list, eligible for 1st game since 2018

Wednesday  04:50,   21 october 2020

The Dallas Cowboys have removed defensive end Randy Gregory from the Commissioner's Exempt List on Tuesday. The lineman was conditionally reinstated to the NFL in September but has yet to dress for a game. Instead, he has taken part in the... >>>

Maple Leafs sign forward Ilya Mikheyev to two-year contract extension

Wednesday  04:50,   21 october 2020

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs and forward Ilya Mikheyev have agreed to a two-year, US$3.29 million contract extension. The team announced the deal, which carries an average annual value of $1.645 million, on Tuesday. Mikheyev was a restricted... >>>

Barcelona extends contracts of Piqué, Ter Stegen and others

Wednesday  03:51,   21 october 2020

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona extended the contracts of captain Gerard Piqué, goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen, midfielder Frenkie de Jong and defender Clément Lenglet, the club said on Tuesday. Barcelona said the agreements for the extensions came... >>>

Man United wins again at PSG; Messi scores in Barca rout

Wednesday  03:51,   21 october 2020

Marcus Rashford sprinted toward the corner flag inside an empty Parc des Princes and slid on his knees in celebration, just like two seasons ago. Another trip to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. Another late winner for the Manchester... >>>

Manfred hopes continued success will help build Rays fan base

Wednesday  03:47,   21 october 2020

The Tampa Bay Rays perennially rank among the bottom in Major League Baseball fan attendance, but commissioner Rob Manfred thinks the spotlight of the World Series could change that. "My hope is the continued success of the Rays, because they really >>>