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Sharapova grinds out first win but exits Finals

SINGAPORE - Maria Sharapova recovered from a second-set meltdown to record her first victory at this year's WTA Finals with a 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 triumph over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanksa on Friday but the Russian still bowed out of the elite eight-woman tournament.

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Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters

LONDON - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters ahead of the tournament's start on Monday for "personal reasons", the French Tennis Federation announced on Friday.

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Royals outfield defenders cram for quirky AT&T test

SAN FRANCISCO - The irresistible talents of the Kansas City Royals' outfielders may be tested by the inscrutable elements of San Francisco's quirky right field when the World Series resumes on Friday.

23 Oct 2014

NBA-National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - The Philadelphia 76ers and point guard Michael Carter-Williams established Nov. 13 as the target date for Carter-Williams' return, ESPN.com reported Thursday.

23 Oct 2014

National Football League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt named rookie Zach Mettenberger the team's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans at LP Field.

23 Oct 2014

Major League Baseball roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Veteran baseball executive John Hart reversed course and opted to accept a three-year deal to become president of baseball operations with the Atlanta Braves.

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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.