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Claressa Shields desire to be great puts undefeated Christina Hammer in her path

8 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Claressa Shields says she learned quickly how to speak from the heart, and if it ruffles anyone - including Nov. 17 opponent and fellow two-belt middleweight champion Christina...
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Don't let anyone tell you otherwise: Laver Cup is serious business

12 hours ago   |   ESPN

It's as competitive as Ryder Cup and as fun as an all-star game. Laver Cup has become can't-miss tennis.
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These senior citizens held a field day and served up major fitspo

These senior citizens held a field day and served up major fitspo

1 day ago   |   New York Post

There was volleyball, mini-tennis and a jubilant dance competition at the Upper East Side's Asphalt Green on Friday, where 250 people turned out for a field day. This being the...
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Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Become Besties

1 day ago   |   NY Times

At the Laver Cup, there was tense tennis and maybe even the birth of another bromance in the sport.
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Men's pro tennis is suddenly awash in team events. Will they help the sport?

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Chicago hosted the second annual Laver Cup, and fans turned out to see stars like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lead Team Europe to victory.
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Meghan Markle and Serena Williams Are Supportive Friends Who Text

1 day ago   |   Time

We know Serena Williams and Meghan Markle are friends: after all, the tennis superstar received one of the coveted, exclusive invites to the Duchess of Sussex's royal wedding...
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Meghan Markle Has Serena Williams' Back

1 day ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

Serena Williams has been dealing with a lot of racism, sexism and double standards this tennis season. Fortunately, she has a friend like Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle on her...
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‘They are one people': Could a shared Olympic bid foster peace between North and South Korea?

‘They are one people': Could a shared Olympic bid foster peace between North and South Korea?

1 day ago   |   National Post

Before two North Korean agents blew up a passenger plane bound for Seoul in the run-up to the 1988 Summer Olympics, officials from the country approached their longtime...
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Serena Williams says she relies on friend Meghan Markle and texts her for support - and that attending the royal wedding was like ‘literally watching history'

Serena Williams says she relies on friend Meghan Markle and texts her for support - and that attending the royal wedding was like ‘literally watching history'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Serena Williams and Meghan Markle are relying on each other a lot at the moment, the tennis star said in an interview with an Australian talk show on Sunday. The tennis icon is...
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Laver Cup 2018: Roger Federer, Team Europe Beat Team World to Win Title

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   4 articles

Team Europe won the 2018 Laver Cup on Sunday at the United Center in Chicago, beating the World by a score of 13-8...
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Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star will undergo Tommy John surgery...

Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star will undergo Tommy John surgery next week

The Angels learned Shohei Ohtani had new damage to his UCL in early September. Read more ...

Sanchez, Severino rebound ahead of playoffs, Yanks top Rays

Sanchez, Severino rebound ahead of playoffs, Yanks top Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Struggling Gary Sanchez drove in four runs for the first time since early April, Luis Severino won his 19th game and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa... Read more ...

Cubs' Bryant hit on left wrist by pitch, leaves game

Cubs' Bryant hit on left wrist by pitch, leaves game

CHICAGO - Slugger Kris Bryant has left the Chicago Cubs' game against the Pittsburgh Pirates because of a bruised left wrist after he was hit by a pitch. Read more ...

Amnesty: Firm at Qatar 2022 World Cup not paying wages

Amnesty: Firm at Qatar 2022 World Cup not paying wages

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A contractor involved in building the marquee stadium for Qatar's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament did not pay its workers... Read more ...

Bauer has solid start for Indians; ChiSox win 5-4

Bauer has solid start for Indians; ChiSox win 5-4

CHICAGO - Trevor Bauer took a step toward returning to Cleveland's rotation for the postseason by tossing four effective innings, but the Chicago White Sox overcame a two-run... Read more ...

Escobar's home lifts D-Backs over Dodgers, tightens NL West

Escobar's home lifts D-Backs over Dodgers, tightens NL West

PHOENIX - Eduardo Escobar homered off Kenta Maeda leading off the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tightened the NL West race with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles... Read more ...

Dozier's homer lifts Royals to 4-3 win over Reds

Dozier's homer lifts Royals to 4-3 win over Reds

CINCINNATI - Hunter Dozier led off the ninth inning with a tie-breaking home run, lifting the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Scherzer gets to 300 Ks, fans 10 in Nats' 9-4 win over Miami

Scherzer gets to 300 Ks, fans 10 in Nats' 9-4 win over Miami

WASHINGTON - Max Scherzer became the 17th pitcher since 1900 to strike out 300 batters in a season, reaching that milestone by fanning 10 in seven innings Tuesday night during... Read more ...

Roberto Osuna agrees to peace bond, has assault charge withdrawn

Roberto Osuna agrees to peace bond, has assault charge withdrawn

The Astros right-hander agreed to a peace bond, which means he must stay away from the victim for a year. Read more ...

Kings hope to get over 1st-round playoff hump with Kovalchuk

Kings hope to get over 1st-round playoff hump with Kovalchuk

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Kings made one significant addition during the offseason, but the question is whether it was enough to help them advance past the first round of... Read more ...