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Nationals' Soto overcomes nerves to play Game One hero

2 hours 9 min ago
Washington Nationals' youngster Juan Soto looked anxious and overmatched in his first career World Series at-bat on Tuesday in Houston, striking out swinging on a blistering fastball from Astros' ace Gerrit Cole.

NHL roundup: Horvak hat trick lifts Canucks past Wings

2 hours 39 min ago
Bo Horvat had a third-period hat trick as the visiting Vancouver Canucks scored all of their goals in the final period to upend the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Tuesday.

Raptors raise championship banner but few hopes of another

3 hours 54 sec ago
Before the start of a new NBA campaign on Tuesday the Toronto Raptors and their fans spent the final few moments before tip-off basking in last season's glory by unfurling a championship banner and collecting diamond encrusted rings.

China's CCTV shuns NBA season opening games following Hong Kong tweet row

3 hours 25 min ago
Chinese state television did not air the National Basketball Association's (NBA) season opening games, underscoring the damage on the U.S. league's business in the country following a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong protesters.

McIlroy backs Woods to give all as Presidents Cup captain

4 hours 16 min ago
Rory McIlroy has backed Tiger Woods to do an excellent job as either a playing or non-playing captain of the United States team that will take on the Internationals at the Presidents Cup in December.

Malaysia, Goldman discuss smaller penalty over 1MDB scandal - Bloomberg

Tue, 2019-10-22 23:47
Malaysia has discussed a $2 billion to $3 billion settlement with Goldman Sachs over the U.S. bank's alleged role in the 1MDB scandal, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, less than half the sum the Southeast Asian nation had demanded earlier.

NFL notebook: Patriots acquire WR Sanu from Falcons

Tue, 2019-10-22 23:18
Veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu was acquired by the New England Patriots from the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday in exchange for a 2020 second-round draft pick.

Shaq backs Rockets' Morey in Hong Kong protest controversy

Tue, 2019-10-22 23:01
National Basketball Association Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal on Tuesday said he agreed with Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who came under fire from China after he voiced his support for Hong Kong democracy protests this month.

NBA notebook: Warriors’ Thompson 'unlikely' to return this season

Tue, 2019-10-22 21:18
Klay Thompson is unlikely to play this season, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told NBC Sports Bay Area.

NWSL to add expansion franchise in Louisville, Kentucky

Tue, 2019-10-22 20:51
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced on Tuesday it was expanding to add a new franchise in Louisville, Kentucky, amid increasing support for the women's game in the United States.

Hong Kong protesters crash NBA opening night party

Tue, 2019-10-22 20:32
Hong Kong pro-democracy supporters crashed the NBA's opening night party on Tuesday handing out thousands of black t-shirts as the Toronto Raptors prepared to begin the defense of their championship title against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Raiders great, HOF DB Brown dies at 78

Tue, 2019-10-22 19:27
Hall of Fame defensive back and Oakland Raiders legend Willie Brown died Tuesday at age 78.

Jets' Gase unhappy ESPN aired Darnold 'ghosts' comment

Tue, 2019-10-22 17:02
New York Jets head coach Adam Gase said Tuesday he was not happy that quarterback Sam Darnold's comment about "seeing ghosts" aired on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" broadcast.

Astros executive 'deeply sorry' for inappropriate language

Tue, 2019-10-22 16:51
A Houston Astros executive who Sports Illustrated said yelled toward a group of female reporters after the team advanced to the World Series apologized on Tuesday for using inappropriate language.

Tennis: Fritz ousts Zverev in first round, Tsitsipas advances in Basel

Tue, 2019-10-22 16:46
American Taylor Fritz notched up his fourth top 10 win of the year when he upset German second seed Alexander Zverev 7-6(7) 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors championship in Basel on Tuesday.

Golf: Arnold Palmer to be honored with postage stamp in 2020

Tue, 2019-10-22 16:43
Golfing great Arnold Palmer will be recognized with a commemorative stamp in 2020 to honor the positive impact he had on the sport, the United States Postal Service announced on Tuesday.

Tennis: Thiem begins Vienna campaign with win over Tsonga

Tue, 2019-10-22 16:41
Top seed and home favorite Dominic Thiem began his bid to win the Vienna Open with a straight sets win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday.

49ers acquire WR Sanders from Broncos

Tue, 2019-10-22 16:09
The San Francisco 49ers traded third- and fourth-round picks to the Denver Broncos on Tuesday in exchange for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and a fifth-round pick, according to multiple reports.

Sounders F Morris named MLS Comeback Player of Year

Tue, 2019-10-22 16:00
Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris was named the 2019 MLS Comeback Player of the Year on Tuesday.

Jordan: Curry not a Hall of Famer yet

Tue, 2019-10-22 13:17
Michael Jordan isn't ready to put Steph Curry in the Hall of Fame.