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Bumgarner, Giants Stop Royals 7-1 in Series Opener

San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence watches his two-run home run during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence watches his two-run home run during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout...


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  • FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2011, file photo, Anaheim Ducks' Saku Koivu, of Finland, waves to the crowd following an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens in Montreal. The NHL players association announced on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014,  that the Finnish star would call it a career after 18 seasons, all but five of which were spent in Montreal. He won four Olympic medals with Finland in the Winter Olympics, including a silver in their 2006 loss to archrival Sweden in the final. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes, File)

    Saku Koivu Retires From NHL After 18 Seasons

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  • Nav Bharat striker Taman Singh Gill rounds the Hong Kong Football Club-A keeper Vincent Cheung before scoring with a reverse stick shot. Khalsa Naujawan Sabha (KNS) collects their first trophy of the season in the 9-aside one-day tournament at King’s Park last Sunday Aug 24, 2014. (Eddie So)

    Remembering Dad

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    Hong Kong Lose-out in Women’s Junior AHF Cup Qualifier

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  • FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2014 file photo, Colorado Avalanche center Paul Stastny (26) looks on before a face off against the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. NHL teams can begin making deals with free agents Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

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    NHL teams quickly snatched up the best players available in free agency, giving Paul Stastny, Jarome Iginla and Ryan Miller new homes in the league... Read more

  • Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings, holds up the Stanley Cup trophy while riding in a parade on the 110 freeway in downtown Los Angeles, Monday, June 16, 2014. The parade and rally were held to celebrate the Los Angeles Kings' second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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    Crowned Again: Kings Show Incredible Resiliency in Another Stanley Cup Win

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  • Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez, left, celebrates after scoring the winning goal past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, during the second overtime period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals, Friday, June 13, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LA Kings Win the Stanley Cup on Martinez’s 2-OT Goal

    LOS ANGELES—Alec Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years... Read more

  • New York Rangers defenseman Anton Stralman (6) reaches to save the puck from crossing the goal line as Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) tries to score from behind New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) in the first period during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Bruce Bennett, Pool)

    Rangers Beat Kings 2–1, Stay Alive in Cup Finals

    NEW YORK— The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in... Read more

  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) blocks a shot by New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello (36) as Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell (33) helps defend in the second period during Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, June 9, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Kings Nearly Fit For Crown; Take 3-0 Lead Over NYR

    NEW YORK— Jonathan Quick looked right at home on the road inside Madison Square Garden. One more night like this, and the Connecticut native will... Read more

  • Members on the Los Angeles Kings, right, celebrates a game-winning goal by right wing Dustin Brown as New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, of Sweden, looks on in the second overtime period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 5-4.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    NY Rangers vs LA Kings Live Stream, TV Time, Day; Game 3 of Stanley Cup Finals Between New York, Los Angeles

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  • Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown, second from left, celebrates his game-winning goal with teammates as New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh skates at left in the second overtime period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Kings won 5-4. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    LA Kings Outlast Rangers 5–4 in Double OT

    LOS ANGELES— Captain Dustin Brown redirected Willie Mitchell’s shot 10:26 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings outlasted the New York Rangers 5-4... Read more

  • Los Angeles Kings right wing Justin Williams, right, celebrates his game winning goal as New York Rangers left wing Benoit Pouliot looks on in overtime of Game 1 in the NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Williams Puts LA Kings Past Rangers in OT Opener

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  • Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar, of Slovenia, skates past the logo of the Stanley Cup during practice for Wednesday's Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey series against the New York Rangers on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    NY Rangers vs LA Kings Live Stream, Schedule Date, Time; Watch Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, longtime Kansas City Royals fan Sung Woo Lee, from South Korea, throws the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, in Kansas City, Mo. Lee, a die-hard, long-time Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul who became an international celebrity after he was superstitiously credited with sparking the team’s playoff run left Tuesday, Oct. 21, for Missouri to watch the Royals appear in their first World Series since 1985. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

    Korean ‘Superfan’ of Royals Headed Back to KC

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  • San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy holds the championship trophy after their win against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Bochy Clutch in Playoffs With Giants

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  • Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer gets ready to bat during baseball practice Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals are scheduled to host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    World Series: Seasoned Giants Vs Fresh Royals

    Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the go-go-go Kansas City Royals played perfect ball to zip through the playoffs. Plus, they recently flattened Buster Posey and... Read more

  • Andrew Friedman, a 37-year-old former Wall Street analyst, speaks after being introduced as the new Los Angeles Dodger president of baseball operations at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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    LOS ANGELES—In the middle of Andrew Friedman’s introduction as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, a question was asked from a corner of... Read more

  • San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa reacts after hitting a walk-off three-run home run during the ninth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3 to advance to the World Series.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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  • Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez holds the trophy as he celebrates with fans after the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals advance to the World Series. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Royals’ Run to World Series Has Kansas City Abuzz

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  • San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey celebrates an RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Giants Beat Cardinals 6-4, Move 1 Win From Series

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  • Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar scores against Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph during the first inning of Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Royals Hold Off Orioles 2-1, Finish ALCS Sweep

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  • San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco (7) is mobbed by teammates after a bunt that helped score the winning run against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of baseball's NL Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 5-4 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes)

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  • Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas makes a catch on a ball hit by Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones during the sixth inning of Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    Royals Edge Orioles 2-1 to Take 3-0 Lead in ALCS

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  • St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong sits in the dirt after the San Francisco Giants won Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series on a throwing error, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Choate’s Error Sinks Cards in 5-4 Loss to Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO— The St. Louis Cardinals handled the tough part well, erasing a four-run deficit to force extra innings. It was the simplest of tasks... Read more

  • St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina hunches over after hitting into a double play during the sixth inning in Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Cardinals Plan to Keep Catcher Molina Active

    SAN FRANCISCO— The St. Louis Cardinals plan for now to keep catcher Yadier Molina active on their active roster despite a strained left oblique muscle... Read more

  • Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws as the team works out on their off day during the ALCS baseball series Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. The Royals face the Baltimore Orioles in game 3 of the ALCS Monday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Royals Back in Kansas City With 2-0 ALCS Lead

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Kansas City Royals have made a habit of winning games late this postseason — six in a row to be exact. Now... Read more

  • St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong is congratulated after hitting a walk off home run during the ninth inning in Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 5-4. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Wong Homers in 9th, Cards Edge Giants to Tie NLCS

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  • Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar (2) is congratulated by Eric Hosmer after scoring during the ninth inning of Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Royals Beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 Lead in ALCS

    BALTIMORE— Following another successful road show, the Royals are heading back to Kansas City with momentum and history on their side in the AL Championship... Read more

  • Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon (4) watches his solo home run during the 10th inning of Game 1 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Gordon-Led Royals Beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

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  • Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis follows through on a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Baltimore. It was Davis' 37th this season.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    Orioles Won’t Carry Suspended Davis on ALCS Roster

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  • St. Louis Cardinals players celebrate after their 3-2 win over Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of baseball's NL Division Series Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in St. Louis as Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig, right, looks on. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Kershaw Fails Again, Dodgers Knocked Out

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez walks off the field at the end of Game 3 of baseball's NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Bullpen Fails Dodgers in 3-1 Loss to Cardinals

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  • San Francisco Giants Brandon Belt is tagged out by Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, left, on a steal attempt in the fourth inning during Game 3 of baseball's NL Division Series in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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  • Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher, rear, talks with quarterback Jameis Winston after FSU defeated Notre Dame 31-27 in an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.  AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

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  • Fans cheer as TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson (9) sprints into the end zone for a touchdown in the first  half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    No. 12 TCU Routs No. 15 Oklahoma State 42-9

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  • Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon (4) runs the against Texas A&M defensive back De'Vante Harris (1)during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct, 18, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    No. 7 Alabama Steamrolls No. 21 Texas A&M 59-0

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  • Kansas State defensive back Danzel McDaniel (7) celebrates his interception and touchdown with teammate Jonathan Truman (21) in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    No. 14 Kansas State Beats No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30

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  • FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2007 file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre reacts to a 46-yard touchdown pass to tight end Donald Lee during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Green Bay, Wis.  Favre will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Brett Favre a No-Show on College GameDay: Why?

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    SEC Network TV Schedule Today: Football Games on Saturday Include South Carolina, Georgia

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  • Kentucky's Andrew Harrison reacts during the first half of an NCAA Midwest Regional final college basketball tournament game against Michigan Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Kentucky’s Deep Squad Delights At Big Blue Madness

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  • Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks to reporters during the team's NCAA college basketball media day, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    Calipari: Kentucky’s Depth Feels Like 2 Teams

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  • FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Florida State's quarterback Jameis Winston warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C. Florida State University released a document Friday morning, Oct. 10, 2014,  defending itself in the handling of the sexual assault investigation of quarterback Jameis Winston, detailing its own timeline of events.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

    Winston Adviser Wants Explanation For Late Hearing

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— In a letter obtained by The Associated Press, the adviser for the family of Jameis Winston has asked Florida State why it has... Read more

  • Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight (9) eludes Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks (3) as Oklahoma offensive tackle Daryl Williams (79) blocks Texas defensive end Logan Mills (43) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Oklahoma QB Knight in a Slump Over Last 2 Games

    NORMAN, Okla.— The shine from Trevor Knight’s Sugar Bowl performance has worn off. More than nine months ago, he threw four touchdown passes to help... Read more

  • Mississippi State running back Josh Robinson (13) stiff arms Auburn defensive back Johnathan Ford (23) as Auburn linebacker Kris Frost (17) assists in the tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

    No. 2 Auburn Falls to No. 3 Mississippi St 38-23

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  • Baylor wide receiver KD Cannon (9) scores past TCU cornerback Corry Omeally, right, in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jerry Larson)

    No. 5 Baylor Storms Back, Beats No. 9 TCU 61-58

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  • Quarterback Blake Bell #10 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks to throw against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane September 14, 2013 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Golden Hurricane 51-20. (Brett Deering/Getty Images)

    NCAA Playoff Selections All About Personal Perspective and Consensus

    GRAPEVINE, Texas — Everyone has his or her own criteria. The eye test was of utmost importance to one committee member. One wasn’t trying to... Read more

  • Mississippi fans gather on the field, while a few climb onto a goal post, after Mississippi defeated Alabama 23-17 in an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., on Saturday Oct. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Tuscaloosa News, Robert Sutton)

    Column: Regular Season Only Enhanced by Playoff

    David Cutcliffe was like the rest of us, camped out in front of his television, mesmerized by what he was seeing. “I got to do... Read more

  • Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) celebrates with fans after defeating Vanderbilt  44-17 in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Gurley has been suspended indefinitely, the team announced on Oct. 9. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    What Did Todd Gurley Do to Get Suspended? How Long is Running Back’s Suspension?

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  • Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) celebrates with fans after defeating Vanderbilt  44-17 in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Georgia Star RB Gurley Suspended Indefinitely

    ATHENS, Ga.— Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules. The school made the... Read more

  • In this Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks at the organization's annual convention in Grapevine, Texas. Emmert spent 2 and a half years trying to speed up the legislative process, push historic reforms and get tougher on cheaters. It's only created more problems. Today, he presides over a governing body that struggles to maintain credibility with the public, is tied up in court and tainted by an embarrassing internal scandal. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    NCAA President Has Wish List for Power 5

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  • FILE - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett makes remarks during a news conference after a Penn State Board of Trustees meeting in this Nov. 10, 2011 file photo taken in State College, Pa. Corbett disclosed the resignations of Environmental Protection Secretary Christopher Abruzzo and Glenn Parno, a top lawyer in the Department of Environmental Protection, in separate announcements hours apart Thursday Oct. 2, 2014.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    NCAA Seeks to Have Law Over Penn State Fine Tossed

    HARRISBURG, Pa.— The NCAA has asked a federal judge to declare unconstitutional a state law that requires Penn State’s $60 million fine over the Jerry... Read more

  • Alabama running back Derrick Henry (27) is tackled by Mississippi defensive end C.J. Johnson (10) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Bama Fullback: ‘It’s Like We Were Scared to Lose’

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— It’s not like Alabama hasn’t been in these situations before: Facing intense pressure against a highly-ranked opponent with much of the nation watching... Read more

  • Florida State's Mario Pender picks up big yardage before Wake Forest's Brad Watson, left, makes the tackle in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday Oct. 4, 2014 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won the game 43-3. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)

    NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Auburn, Ole Miss, Arizona Rise as Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon Drop

    The week 7 NCAA football rankings are out and there’s been some intense shuffling across the board, with some teams rising as many as 16... Read more

  • (L-R) Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic, Serena Williams of USA, Maria Sharapova of Russia, Ana Ivanovic of Serbia, Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and Simona Halep of Romania pose for a photo at the Gardens by the Bay during previews for the WTA Finals at Singapore Sports Hub on October 18, 2014 in Singapore. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

    The Asian Tennis Boom Continues to Singapore for the WTA 2014 World Finals

    SINGAPORE—The ‘Lion City’ Singapore appears to be ready for tennis action from the top-8 female players in the world. More than 40 years since the... Read more

  • Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot during his final match against Gilles Simon of France during the day 8 of the Shanghai Rolex Masters at the Qi Zhong Tennis Centre, Shanghai, China on Oct 12.  (Zhong Zhi/Getty Images)

    Federer Wins the Shanghai Masters

    SHANGHAI—Tennis fans around the world witnessed some spectacular tennis at the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters. Eighteen players from the world top 20 were in the... Read more

  • Maria Sharapova of Russia and Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic pose with their trophies during the medal ceremony after the Women’s Single Final on day nine of the China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 5, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

    Beijing, Capital of the Asian Tennis Swing Tour 2014

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  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning the Men's Single Final on day nine of the China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 5, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Djokovic, Sharapova Unbeatable at China Open 2014

    BEIJING—It was a warm and a sunny Sunday Oct 5, 2014 in Beijing, as the tennis fans entered the ground of the National Tennis Center... Read more

  • Peng Shuai of China and partner Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic in action during the women's doubles final against Cara Black of Zimbabwe and Sania Mirza of India during day eight of the China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 4, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

    Djokovic and Sharapova on Course for Titles in Beijing

    BEIJING— Novak Djokovic proved once again today (Saturday Oct 4, 2014) why he is the world’s No. 1 player. With a 6-3, 6-4 victory over... Read more

  • Martin Klizan of Slovakia returns a shot against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day seven of the China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 3, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Emmanuel Wong/Getty Images)

    Sensation at China Open, Nadal Upset by a Qualifier

    BEIJING—Where did this Martin Klizan come from? The answer is, from the qualifiers. This is a player who was, just a few days earlier down... Read more

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain waves after winning against Peter Gojowczyk of Germany during men's singles second round match at the China Open tennis tournament in the National Tennis Center of Beijing on October 2, 2014. (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Nadal Doesn’t Feel the Ball but Enters China Open Quarterfinals

    BEIJING—On day six of the tournament (Thursday Oct 2), the sun was shining and I was on my way to the tennis courts when I... Read more

  • BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 01: Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against Vasek Pospisil of Canada during day five of the China Open at the China National Tennis Center on October 1, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Rain in Beijing, Turns China Open Into an Indoor Tournament

    BEIJING—At the China Open, tennis players woke up to a grey sky over Beijing. As we arrived at the venue for Day-5 (Wednesday Oct 1),... Read more

  • BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 30: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning his match against Richard Gasquet of France during day four of the China Open at the National Tennis Center on Sept 30, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

    From the Tennis Court to the Dance Floor

    BEIJING—How did I end up in Beijing’s historic building, home to Qing Dynasty royalty, warlords and the occupying Japanese army in the 1930s, watching a... Read more

  • BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 29: Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Rafael Nadal of Spain attend the China Open Player Party at the InterContinental hotel on September 29, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

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  • No.1 Seed, Sabine Lisicki of Germany hits a forehand return during her match against Karolina Pliskova, Seeded-3 in the Final of the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2014 at Hong Kong Tennis Stadium, Victoria Park on Sunday Sept 14, 2014. Lisicki won the competition 7-5, 6-3. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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    HONG KONG—Drafted into the tournament at the last minute Sabine Lisicki of Germany, world ranked No.31 won the Inaugural Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2014... Read more

  • Francesca Schiavone of Italy in play during her Semi Final Match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany at the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2014 at Hong Kong Tennis Stadium, Victoria Park on Saturday Sept 13, 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Sabine Lisicki of Germany returns a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during their US Open 2014 women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center Aug 29 in New York. Lisicky is a late entry as No.1 Seed at the Hong Kong Open. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    HONG KONG—German Sabine Lisicki, World Ranked No.31, is an exciting late addition to the WTA Prudential Hong Kong open currently being played at Victoria Park... Read more

  • Marin Cilic, of Croatia, poses with the U.S. Open tennis men's singles trophy at the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Cilic defeated Kei Nishikori, of Japan, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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    NEW YORK— U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic’s first Grand Slam title moved him up to No. 9 from No. 16 in the ATP rankings Tuesday,... Read more

  • Marin Cilic of Croatia celebrates with the trophy after defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the men's singles final match during their New York City Trophy Tour on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

    Marin Cilic Tops Kei Nishikori at US Open for 1st Slam Title

    NEW YORK—Marin Cilic was barred from last year’s U.S. Open during a doping suspension he still says was unjust. Unable to compete, he watched the... Read more

  • Marin Cilic, of Croatia, returns a shot against Roger Federer, of Switzerland, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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  • Serena Williams, reacts after defeating Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Serena Williams Wins US Open For Her 18th Career Grand Slam

    NEW YORK—Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3... Read more

  • Roger Federer, of Switzerland, takes a break between games against Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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  • Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after winning the fourth set against Gael Monfils, of France, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. Federer won 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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  • Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after defeating Andy Murray, of Britain, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4 during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, early Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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  • United States' Alex Morgan is checked by a team trainer during the first half of a CONCACAF Women's Championship soccer game against Guatemala on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Bridgeview, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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  • Toronto FC captain Steven Caldwell acknowledges the crowd following the club's final home game of the MLS regular season against the Montreal Impact in Toronto on Sat. Oct. 18, 2014. (The Canadian Press/Darren Calabrese)

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  • A drone flies over the Partizan stadium during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. A European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania was suspended on Tuesday after pitch skirmishes involving players and fans over an Albanian flag that was flown above the stadium by a drone. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

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  • FILE - In this June 11, 2014, file photo, United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann talks during a news conference at the Sao Paulo FC training center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Major League Commissioner Don Garber has criticized Klinsmann for saying some players' careers were damaged by returning to the league. Klinsmann said Monday, Oct. 13, 2014,  that decisions by Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley to play in MLS rather than for European clubs make it "very difficult for them to keep the same level that they experienced at the places where they were." (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

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    NEW YORK— Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step Wednesday of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Landon Donovan to... Read more

  • KCC Dragons goalkeeper fends off a challenge from Wanderers’ Terry Harris, watched by defenders Paul McGunnigle and Ryan Gonsalves, Oct 12, 2014. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • United States' Landon Donovan celebrates his teammate Mix Diskerud's goal in the first half of an exhibition soccer match against Ecuador in East Hartford, Conn., Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Donovan was making his last international soccer appearance. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Donovan Hits Post in US Finale, 1-1 Vs Ecuador

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  • Premier League Wins for I-Sky Yuen Long, South China and Sun Pegasus

    HONG KONG—The disrupted start to the new Premier League continues with some teams completing their third or fourth games whilst some have only played one... Read more

  • FILE - In this July 13, 2013, file photo, United States' Landon Donovan gestures after scoring on a penalty kick during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer game against Cuba  in Sandy, Utah. Donovan will be surrounded by a relatively youthful roster for the United States' exhibition against Ecuador in Connecticut on Friday, when he is set to make his 157th and final international appearance. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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  • Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan celebrates after scoring a goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Donovan Breaks Record, Galaxy Beat Toronto FC 3-0

    CARSON, Calif.— Landon Donovan broke the MLS career assists record with 136 and Robbie Keane scored two first-half goals in the Los Angeles Galaxy’ 3-0... Read more

  • Managers Arsene Wenger of Arsenal and Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea clash during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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  • Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs Real Madrid CF at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on September 27, 2014. (JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Atletico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone gives a press conference at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on September 30, 2014, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid and Juventus FC. (DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona duels for the ball with Juan Carlos Perez of Granda CF during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Granada CF at Camp Nou on September 27, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

    Barcelona vs PSG: Live Stream, TV Channel, Preview, Betting Odds for Paris Saint Germain UEFA Champions League Match

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  • Mirko Valdifiori of Empoli Fc battles for the ball with Keisuke Honda of AC Milan during the Serie A match between Empoli FC and AC Milan at Stadio Carlo Castellani on September 23, 2014 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

    AC Milan vs Cesena: Live Stream, TV Channel, Preview, Betting Odds, Start Time of Serie A Match

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  • Hernanes (L) of FC Internazionale competes for the ball with Alejandro Gomez of Atalanta BC during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale Milano and Atalanta BC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on September 24, 2014 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images)

    Inter Milan vs Cagliari: Live Stream, TV Channel, Preview, Betting Odds, Start Time of Serie A Match

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  • Toronto FC defender Nick Hagglund celebrates after a scoring against the Portland Timbers at BMO Field in Toronto on Sept. 27, 2014. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette)

    Hagglund, Bradley Lead Toronto FC Comeback Win Over Portland Timbers

    TORONTO—Toronto FC roared back with three goals in the second half to stun the Portland Timbers 3–2 at BMO Field on Saturday ensuring their MLS... Read more

  • Arturo Vidal of Juventus FC celebrates with team-mates after scoring a goal (2-0) during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and AC Cesena at Juventus Arena on September 24, 2014 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)

    Juventus vs Atalanta: Live Stream, TV Channel, Preview, Betting Odds, Start Time of Serie A Match

    Juventus and Atalanta are set to play in a Serie A match on Saturday, September 27.  Kick-off time is 2:45 p.m. EDT (8:45 p.m. CET)... Read more

  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal attempts to block a clearance from Aaron Lennon of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 27, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

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    LONDON—The two sides of Wayne Rooney were on display Saturday as the Manchester United captain scored before being sent off for a reckless challenge. The goal, though, set United on... Read more

  • Manager of Arsenal, Arsene Wenger reacts during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on September 23, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

    Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur: Live Stream, TV Channel, Betting Odds, Preview, Start Time of EPL Match

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  • Lionel Messi of F.C. Barcelona (L), beats Samuel Castillejo and Juan Pablo Anor alias Juanpi of Malaga CF during the La Liga match between Malaga CF and FC Barcelona at La Rosaleda studium on September 24, 2014 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by Sergio Camacho/Getty Images)

    Barcelona vs Granada: Live Stream, TV Channel, Preview, Betting Odds, Start Time of La Liga Match

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  • Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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  • A ball of fire shoots from the back of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s (88) car as his crew pushes him off pit road during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Bank of America 500 auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Keane)

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    AVONDALE, Ariz.— Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no issues with NASCAR’s championship format, even as he heads to Talladega Superspeedway on the brink of elimination. A... Read more

  • The #8 Toyota TS 040 Hybrid driven by Sebastien Buemi and Anthony Davidson won the FIA WEC Six Hours of Fuji Sunday. (http://newsroom.toyota.eu/)

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  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the first free practice at the Sochi Autodrom Formula One circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. The inaugural Russian GP will be held on Sunday in Sochi, the Black Sea resort that hosted this year's Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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  • Jules Bianchi of France and Marussia receives urgent medical treatment after crashing during the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 5, 2014 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)

    Diffuse Axonal Brain Injury: Latest on Jules Bianchi Brain Condition After Crash

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  • Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, right, leaves a hospital where Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi receives medical treatment in Yokkaichi, central Japan, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. French driver Bianchi is in critical condition after crashing at the grand prix Sunday. Bianchi was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital following a crash during Sunday's rain-shortened race and is undergoing emergency surgery after a scan revealed a severe head injury.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Jules Bianchi Latest Health Update: F1 Driver in ‘Serious But Stable Condition’ After Crash

    TOKYO—Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is in “serious but stable condition” following emergency surgery for a severe head injury after a crash during the Japanese Grand Prix, FIA... Read more

  • Jules Bianchi of Marussia receives urgent medical treatment after crashing during the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 5, 2014 in Suzuka, Japan. (Getty Images/Getty Images)

    F1 Driver Jules Bianchi in ‘Serious but Stable Condition’ After Japanese Grand Prix Crash

    TOKYO—Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is in “serious but stable condition” following emergency surgery for a severe head injury after a crash during the Japanese... Read more

  • The #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Dallara-Corvette driven by Jordan and Ricky Taylor and Max Angelelli finished first overall in the inaugural Tudor United Sports Car Championship Petit Le Mans, Oct. 4, 2014. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Petit Le Mans 2014: TUSC Caps the Season With a Successful Event

    BRASELTON, Ga.—It wasn’t 2010, with lightning-fast Audis exploding silently into view and disappearing almost before the eye could focus. It wasn’t 2011, with even faster... Read more

  • Ricky Taylor, Max Angelelli, Wayne Taylor, and Jordan Taylor, celebrate winning the 2014 Tudor United Sportscar Championship Petit Le Mans. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Wayne Taylor Racing Wins Tudor Championship Petit Le Mans

    BRASELTON, Ga.—Brothers Ricky and Jordan Taylor and Max Angelelli in the #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Dallara-Corvette took the overall victory in the inaugural Tudor United... Read more

  • Christian Fittipaldi in the #5 Action Express Racing Coyote Corvette set the fastest time of the Roar on Friday morning, lapping Daytona’s 3.56-mile road course in 1:38.63 seconds. He also set the highest top speed in session six, hitting 195.27 mph on the 31-degree banking. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Fittipaldi Wins Petit Le Mans Pole

    BRASELTON, Ga.— Christian Fittipaldi won the pole Friday for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s Petit Le Mans on Saturday at Road Atlanta. Fittipaldi, teaming... Read more

  • Christian Fittipaldi in the #5 Action Express Racing Coyote-Corvette won pole for the Tudor United Sportscar Champion Petit Le Mans season finale with a record-setting lap of 1:14.508 at 122.725 mph. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Action Express Tops Qualifying for TUSC Petit Le Mans

    Christian Fittipaldi put the #5 Action Express Racing Coyote-Corvette on the pole for the Tudor United Sportscar Champion Petit Le Mans season finale after an... Read more

  • The #19 Muehlner Porsche completed seven sodden laps before parking. The Tudor United Sports car Championship Petit Le Mans fourth practice session was red-flagged immediately after. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    TUSC Petit Le Mans Morning Practice Rained Out

    BRASELTON, Ga.—The heavy weather predicted all week to it the Atlanta area Friday came right on schedule. Clouds rolled in overnight, and the rwwin started... Read more

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    Petit Le Mans Practice: Photo Gallery

    BRASELTON, Ga.—The weather was perfect for racing at Road Atlanta Thursday: warm with just few clouds to keep the sun from getting to hot. The... Read more

  • The #5 AXR Coyote-Corvette streaks from Turn 10a to 10b during Thusday afternoon prctice for the 17th Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Action Express Tops Second TUSC Petit Le Mans Practice

    BRASELTON, Ga.—The championship-leading #5 Action Express Racing Coyote-Corvette driven by WEC and IndyCar ace Sebastien Bourdais was the quickest car on course in the second... Read more

  • The #10 WTR Dallara-Corvette exits Turn Nine during the 2014 Sebring 12 Hours. The #10 was quickest in the first practice session for the 17th Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Daytona Prototypes Dominate Morning Practice for TUSC Petit Le Mans

    Braselton, Ga.—The first practice session for the first Tudor United SportsCar Championship (and the 17th running of) Petit Le Mans is over, and not surprisingly,... Read more

  • Dane Cameron has a decent shot at both the race win and the GTD class title in the #94 Tunrer Motorsports BMW Z4 GTE. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    2014 Petit Le Mans: TUSC Version of a Sports Car Classic

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  • Kurt Busch looks on before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    NASCAR at Dover Results Today: Jeff Gordon Wins; Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch Eliminated from Sprint Cup Chase

    DOVER, Del.—Kyle Larson walked into the Dover media center and asked, “OK, who made it? Who didn’t make it?” That was the hot NASCAR topic all week... Read more

  • FILE - This July 5, 2014, file photo, provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., posed in victory lane at the Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y. An upstate New York grand jury has finished hearing testimony regarding Tony Stewart's role in the on-track death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward. The Ontario County District Attorney will announce the findings at 3 p.m. Eastern Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/Empire Super Sprints, Inc., File) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Tony Stewart Unsure if He’ll Race Sprint Cars Again

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.—For Tony Stewart, there was no greater joy than escaping his everyday life and climbing behind the wheel of a sprint car. He loves... Read more

  • Driver Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)

    Tony Stewart Will Not Face Charges in Deadly Crash

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. —Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate... Read more

  • Brad Keselowski (2) leads cars in pit row during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    NASCAR Sets Testing Ban That Includes Daytona 500

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.—NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own... Read more

  • Kazakhstan's Astana WorldTour cycling team compete in the men's team time trial at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada on September 21, 2014.(Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

    Astana’s UCI License Under Review Due to Doping

    AIGLE, Switzerland—The governing body of cycling will ask its license commission to review the Astana team’s status after a series of doping cases. The UCI... Read more

  • First Aid for Bikes: Fixing a Puncture

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  • Sky's Christopher Froome competes during the 15th stage of the 69th edition of the Vuelta a España on September 7, 2014. Froome will be riding for Great Britain in the Worlds. (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Movistar's Nairo Quintana chats with race leader Alberto Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo before the start of Stage 11 of the 69th Vuelta a España. Quintana crashed after 14 minutes of racing and had to withdraw. (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

    Movistar’s Nairo Quintana Crashes Out of Vuelta a España

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  • Tinkoff's Alberto Contador crosses the finish line of the Stage Ten of the Vuelta a España, a 36,7 km individual time trial from Real Monasterio de Sta. Maria de Veruela to Borja on September 2, 2014. ( Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Chris Froome of Team Sky climbs the Col du Beal during Stage Two of the Criterium du Dauphine, on June 9, 2014. If he is healthy, the Sky leader has the best chance to win the Vuelta. (Kristof Van Accom/Getty Images)

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  • Chris Horner (L) rides during Stage 17 of the 2014 Tour de France on July 23, 2014 in Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet, France. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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  • Nairo Quintana wears the pink jersey of the overall leader during Stage 18 of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, May 29, 2014. Movistar says Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will share leadership roles for the team at the Vuelta a España. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari, File)

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  • Ivan Basso of Cannondale chats with future teammate Rafal Majka of Tinkoff-Saxo during Stage One of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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  • Nairo Quintana of Movistar on his way to winning the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, a 27km Individual Time Trial. (Bryn Lennon—Velo/Getty Images)

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  • Alberto Contador (L) rides in the pack during the Stage Seven of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 11, 2014. (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

    Alberto Contador Contesting Stage Wins in the Vuelta

    Alberto Contador, who dropped out of the Tour de France in July with a broken leg, has announced that he will ride in the upcoming... Read more

  • Chris Froome of Team Sky receives medical attention after being crashing early in Stage Four of the 2014 Le Tour de France on July 8, 2014 in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, France. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Chris Froome to Lead Team Sky in Vuelta a España

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  • 2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Left is Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tour de France Winners List: Vincenzo Nibali Joins List With 2014 Win (+Story)

    Vincenzo Nibali of Italy has joined the rankings of Tour de France winners. See a list of winners and a story below that. 2014 —... Read more

  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crosses the finish line of the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time-trial over 54 kilometers (33.6 miles) with start in Bergerac and finish in Perigueux, France, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Italian Vincenzo Nibali Set to Win Tour de France With 2 Frenchmen on Podium

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  • Stage winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the 18th stage of the Tour de France. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Nibali Wins Stage 18, Closes In On Tour Victory

    ARGELES-GAZOST, France—Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion... Read more

  • Tejay van Garderen of the U.S., far right, climbs Portet-d'Aspet pass during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tejay van Garderen: Tour de France Stage 16 Sees United States Cyclist Lose Time

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  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, left, and Belgium's Greg van Avermaet to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in York and finish in Sheffield, England, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Tour Leader Nibali: Always Been a ‘Flag- Bearer’ Against Doping

    CARCASSONNE, France—Here’s a change of pace from a sport that’s endured cheating like none other: Vincenzo Nibali, the man who looks set to win the... Read more


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