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    United Soccer League


    NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.___Louisville 3, Penn 0Charlotte 1, Charleston 1, tieSacramento 4, Tulsa 1Swope Park Rangers 2, San Antonio 0Orange County 5, Real Monarchs 2North Carolina 6,...

    NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.___Louisville 3, Penn 0Charlotte 1, Charleston 1, tieSacramento 4, Tulsa 1Swope Park Rangers 2, San Antonio 0Orange County 5, Real Monarchs 2North Carolina 6, Atlanta...

    Canadians Weaver, Poje take gold medal at Autumn Classic


    OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje won the ice dance with a new program on Saturday at the Autumn Classic figure skating competition.The world bronze medalists unveiled an emotional free dance to...

    OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Canada's Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje won the ice dance with a new program on Saturday at the Autumn Classic figure skating competition.The world bronze medalists unveiled an emotional free dance to a...

    O'Neill's homer in 10th lifts Cardinals over Giants 5-4


    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O'Neill hit a solo home run with two outs in the 10th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals held their playoff position, rallying past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Saturday.Yadier Molina also homered for...

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O'Neill hit a solo home run with two outs in the 10th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals held their playoff position, rallying past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Saturday.Yadier Molina also homered for St....
    Question that stopped Australian presenter Lisa Wilkinson's interview with Serena Williams

    Question that stopped Australian presenter Lisa Wilkinson's interview with Serena Williams


    A protective publicist momentarily shut down Lisa Wilkinson's interview with tennis great Serena Williams after a curly question, news.com.au can reveal in this exclusive sneak peek.The Sunday Project host sat down in New York...

    A protective publicist momentarily shut down Lisa Wilkinson's interview with tennis great Serena Williams after a curly question, news.com.au can reveal in this exclusive sneak peek.The Sunday Project host sat down in New York with...

    Bachinger upsets Nishikori to meet Simon in Metz final


    METZ, France (AP) — Qualifier Matthias Bachinger of Germany rallied past second-seeded Kei Nishikori to reach his first ATP final at the Moselle Open on Saturday.The 31-year-old Bachinger won 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 at the indoor...

    METZ, France (AP) — Qualifier Matthias Bachinger of Germany rallied past second-seeded Kei Nishikori to reach his first ATP final at the Moselle Open on Saturday.The 31-year-old Bachinger won 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 at the indoor tournament...

    National League


    x-clinched division___Chicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 4Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 3N.Y. Mets 4, Washington 2Miami 1, Cincinnati 0, 10 inningsAtlanta 6, Philadelphia 5St. Louis 5, San Francisco 3Colorado 6,...

    x-clinched division___Chicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 4Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 3N.Y. Mets 4, Washington 2Miami 1, Cincinnati 0, 10 inningsAtlanta 6, Philadelphia 5St. Louis 5, San Francisco 3Colorado 6, Arizona...

    Braves clinch 1st NL East crown since 2013, top Phillies 5-3


    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia...

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.A...

    Saturday's Major League Linescores


    Arrieta, De Los Santos (3), Loup (5), Garcia (6), Rios (7), Morgan (8), Dominguez (8) and Ramos; Foltynewicz, Biddle (8), Brach (8), Venters (8), Vizcaino (9) and Suzuki. W_Foltynewicz 12-10. L_Arrieta 10-10. Sv_Vizcaino...

    Arrieta, De Los Santos (3), Loup (5), Garcia (6), Rios (7), Morgan (8), Dominguez (8) and Ramos; Foltynewicz, Biddle (8), Brach (8), Venters (8), Vizcaino (9) and Suzuki. W_Foltynewicz 12-10. L_Arrieta 10-10. Sv_Vizcaino (16).

    SMU goes for win in OT, tops Navy 31-30 on 2-point pass


    DALLAS (AP) — Sonny Dykes decided not to wait for his first win as coach at SMU. He had to anyway.Hunter Thedford caught a 2-point conversion pass in the first overtime on a play that led to several minutes of discussion by...

    DALLAS (AP) — Sonny Dykes decided not to wait for his first win as coach at SMU. He had to anyway.Hunter Thedford caught a 2-point conversion pass in the first overtime on a play that led to several minutes of discussion by officials...

    National League


    x-clinched division___Chicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 4Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 3N.Y. Mets 4, Washington 2Miami 1, Cincinnati 0, 10 inningsAtlanta 6, Philadelphia 5St. Louis 5, San Francisco 3Colorado 6,...

    x-clinched division___Chicago White Sox 10, Chicago Cubs 4Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 3N.Y. Mets 4, Washington 2Miami 1, Cincinnati 0, 10 inningsAtlanta 6, Philadelphia 5St. Louis 5, San Francisco 3Colorado 6, Arizona...

    Wolverhampton spoils Ferguson's Man U homecoming in EPL


    LONDON (AP) — English Premier League newcomer Wolverhampton turned party-pooper on the day Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford.The most successful coach in British soccer history was back at his former...

    LONDON (AP) — English Premier League newcomer Wolverhampton turned party-pooper on the day Alex Ferguson made an emotional return to Old Trafford.The most successful coach in British soccer history was back at his former stamping...

    Lewis follows Fisher's 59 in Portugal Masters with 61


    VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Tom Lewis came within two shots of tying English countryman Oliver Fisher's European Tour record on another day of low scoring at the Portugal Masters on Saturday.Lewis returned a 10-under 61 in the...

    VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Tom Lewis came within two shots of tying English countryman Oliver Fisher's European Tour record on another day of low scoring at the Portugal Masters on Saturday.Lewis returned a 10-under 61 in the third...

    Lemar helps Atletico end winless run in Spanish league


    MADRID (AP) — Thomas Lemar's scoring debut with Atletico Madrid helped the team end a winless run in the Spanish league on Saturday.Lemar set up the other goal in Atletico's 2-0 win at 10-man Getafe.After a loss and draw,...

    MADRID (AP) — Thomas Lemar's scoring debut with Atletico Madrid helped the team end a winless run in the Spanish league on Saturday.Lemar set up the other goal in Atletico's 2-0 win at 10-man Getafe.After a loss and draw, Atletico...

    US beats Senegal 87-67 in World Cup opener


    TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — U.S. coach Dawn Staley knows her team is a work in progress.With a lack of training time as a team, each game is an opportunity to improve chemistry on the court.The opener against Senegal didn't start...

    TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — U.S. coach Dawn Staley knows her team is a work in progress.With a lack of training time as a team, each game is an opportunity to improve chemistry on the court.The opener against Senegal didn't start out...

    Kane ends 5-game scoring slump as Spurs beat Brighton 2-1


    BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Harry Kane moved alongside Jermain Defoe as the joint fifth highest Tottenham scorer of all time on 143 as the London club emerged from a slump by beating Brighton 2-1 in the English Premier League on...

    BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Harry Kane moved alongside Jermain Defoe as the joint fifth highest Tottenham scorer of all time on 143 as the London club emerged from a slump by beating Brighton 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.Tottenham...

    Braves' Foltynewicz gives up 1st hit in 7th vs Phillies


    ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz of the Atlanta Braves has lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies.Odubel Herrera led off the seventh by lining a clean single up the middle Saturday at...

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz of the Atlanta Braves has lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies.Odubel Herrera led off the seventh by lining a clean single up the middle Saturday at SunTrust...

    Lille off to best French league start in 66 years


    PARIS (AP) — After struggling last season, Lille is transformed.The northern side earned a fourth win in six matches to move to second place in the French league, within two points of Paris Saint-Germain, after a 2-1 result...

    PARIS (AP) — After struggling last season, Lille is transformed.The northern side earned a fourth win in six matches to move to second place in the French league, within two points of Paris Saint-Germain, after a 2-1 result against...

    Spanish soccer divided over league plan to hold game in US


    GIRONA, Spain (AP) — A feud has erupted in Spanish soccer over the league's unprecedented plan to hold a regular-season match in the United States.The Spanish league and clubs are for it.The national soccer federation and...

    GIRONA, Spain (AP) — A feud has erupted in Spanish soccer over the league's unprecedented plan to hold a regular-season match in the United States.The Spanish league and clubs are for it.The national soccer federation and players'...