KANSAS CITY Missouri - The upstart Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic and won a battle of the bullpens in a 7-2 victory on Wednesday that leveled the World Series against the San Francisco Giants.
Wed, Oct 22 2014
TORONTO - A National Basketball Association (NBA) pre-season game rarely holds any importance and a meeting between the Toronto Raptors and Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday held even less relevance as Canadians digested a day of terror.
SINGAPORE - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki all but booked her place in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals with an impressive 7-5 6-3 win over Agnieszka Radwanska on Thursday.
- Roger Federer began his pursuit for a sixth Swiss Indoors Basel title with an explosive 47-minute 6-2 6-1 victory over Gilles Muller on Wednesday after Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-final with a 6-1 6-1 win against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.
(The Sports Xchange) - Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, who was involved in a violent collision with San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers while scoring a touchdown but stayed in Sunday's game, now admits that maybe he had symptoms of a concussion.
(The Sports Xchange) - The NHL postponed the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators after a series of shootings in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday.
(The Sports Xchange) - The proposed changes to the NBA's draft lottery format to more evenly distribute the odds among the 14 non-playoff teams failed to get enough votes, according to multiple reports Wednesday.
- Proposed changes to the NBA's draft lottery format designed to distribute the odds more evenly among the non-playoff teams failed to pass at the league's board of governors meeting on Wednesday, Commissioner Adam Silver said.
- Eleven months ago, Chris Kirk clinched The McGladrey Classic by one shot, setting the tone for a landmark PGA Tour campaign highlighted by two tournament wins and a lofty second place in the final FedExCup standings.
HOUSTON - The Texas judge in the child abuse trial of Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson can stay on the case after a prosecutor sought his removal for allegedly calling the lawyers in the case "media whores," a visiting judge ruled in Friday.
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.