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World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic

Despite the Cinderella storylines about two of baseball's underdog franchises reaching the World Series, the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians fully deserve to be battling for Major League Baseball's title.

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Cubs name Lester as Game One starter for World Series

Veteran left-hander Jon Lester on Monday was named the Chicago Cubs' starting pitcher for Tuesday's World Series opener against the host Cleveland Indians.

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Kuznetsova edges Radwanska in Singapore stunner

SINGAPORE Svetlana Kuznetsova dug deep into her reserves to overcome Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5 1-6 7-5 in their WTA Finals round robin opener on Monday, the late-arriving Russian upsetting the defending champion in a thrilling encounter.

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Taylor Swift helps U.S. Grand Prix to a record crowd

AUSTIN, Texas Sunday's U.S. Formula One Grand Prix reversed a trend of declining audiences with its biggest crowd yet, according to organizers who said 269,889 attended over the three days at the Circuit of the Americas.

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U.S. robots defeat Australian counterparts in soccer

BEIJING An American team of robots defeated an Australian rival in soccer on Monday to win the RoboCup Challenge as technical problems plagued the Australian side. | Video

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Snooker: I'm not good enough to beat world's best, says O'Sullivan

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan said he was not good enough to compete with the world's best players after reaching the International Championship second round in Daqing, China.

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