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MLB changes World Series home-field format rules

Home field advantage in the World Series will go to the pennant winner with the better record rather than the league that wins the All-Star Game, according to details of Major League Baseball's new labor agreement revealed on Friday.

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Golf-Tiger roars back with bogey-free 65 in the Bahamas

Tiger Woods, in his second round of competitive golf since returning from a chronic back injury that kept him out for almost 16 months, shot a flawless seven-under 65 at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on Friday.

Tiger Woods Dec 02 2016

Texas prosecutor may drop assault charge under deal with Manziel

DALLAS Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has agreed to take an anger management course and be treated for substance abuse under a deal that could lead to the dismissal of a charge that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend earlier this year.

U.S., Dec 02 2016

Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement bombshell

LONDON Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after achieving a lifetime ambition by winning his first world championship with Mercedes.

Dec 02 2016

L.A. won't lose money if awarded 2024 Games: officials

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid officials unveiled a "no surprises" $5.3 billion balanced budget on Friday, boasting they will not need money to build any new permanent venues.

Dec 02 2016

Ex-Peruvian soccer body head pleads not guilty in U.S. bribe case

NEW YORK A former head of the Peruvian soccer federation pleaded not guilty on Friday to U.S. charges stemming from a wide-ranging bribery investigation involving FIFA, the sport's world governing body.

Dec 02 2016