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Bumgarner dominant as Giants end Royals record streak

KANSAS CITY Missouri - Madison Bumgarner had his fun, while the Royals vowed to bounce back after the San Francisco Giants brought Kansas City's perfect postseason to an emphatic end with a 7-1 win in Tuesday's World Series opener.

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U.S. needs knockout Cup excitement, says NASL chief

BRIDGETOWN Barbados - The excitement and surprises provided by a successful knockout cup competition, similar to England's F.A Cup, could help massively boost interest in soccer in the United States, the head of the country's second flight believes.

21 Oct 2014

NFL's Cowboys release gay athlete Michael Sam from practice squad

- Defensive end Michael Sam, who hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular-season National Football League game, was released on Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys.

21 Oct 2014

National Football League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Michael Sam, who first made headlines earlier this year as the first openly gay NFL player, as of Tuesday afternoon is no longer an NFL player. The Dallas Cowboys waived the rookie defensive end from the practice squad to make room on their roster to sign second-year linebacker Troy Davis.

21 Oct 2014

National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Kevin Durant says he will not rush back from surgery to repair a fracture in his right foot.

21 Oct 2014

Trust team doctors over concussion, says MLS medical chief

BRIDGETOWN Barbados - FIFA's new plans for dealing with concussions have been criticized by some in the United States for not involving an independent medical inspection, but Major League Soccer's medical chief believes team doctors should be trusted.

21 Oct 2014
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Best of the Asian Games

Highlights from the 17th Asian Games.

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Derek Jeter's last home game

Jeter plays his last game at Yankee Stadium.