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On Sunday a baseball game in Japan went for 50-innings. The match was between two high-school teams that were competing in the 59th National High School Rubber Baseball Tournament.

NBA Trade Rumors: Rajon Rondo to NY Knicks?

With just a few weeks until the start of the 2014-15 NBA season, Boston has received some bad news as it has been reported that All Star point guard Rajon Rondo has asked to be traded.

2014 NFL Power Rankings: Seahawks fly into week one on top

The 2014 NFL season gets started on Thursday night with a terrific game as last year's Super Bowl champions Seattle gets set to defend their title against the high powered Green Bay Packers.

NASCAR: Kahne, Kenseth lock down places in the 'Chase'

Kasey Kahne jumped into the lead of the Oral-B USA 500 with 24 laps remaining in the Sunday evening race and held on for the win, claiming his place in the final 16 as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prepares to begin its championship chase.

Liverpool off the ball movement exploits Spurs' weaknesses

Last year, Liverpool comfortably showcased their superiority over Spurs with two straightforward league victories over the North London club.

INDYCAR: Powering his way to the championship

Tony Kanaan won the race on Saturday, but the night belonged to Will Power, who drove masterfully on his way to the Verizon IndyCar Series championship.

Tennis player tells fan to 'Shut Up' during match at U.S. Open

Stan Wawrinka from Australia made a big mistake during the U.S. Open as he told a fan to "shut up." He laughed it off after all went down though.

Derek Jeter receives standing ovation in Michigan

When Derek Jeter stepped into the batter's box before a crowd of 42,647, on Thursday, the Captain automatically received a roaring standing ovation, for his final regular season at-bat in Michigan.

Op-Ed: Five NFL players poised to shatter expectations in 2014

Every year, a handful of NFL players — be they rookies or seasoned veterans — break the mold of pundit's predictions by having utterly fantastic seasons.

Giants relief pitcher 7 outs away from MLB record

A perfect game is a rarity in baseball — only 23 have happened since MLB's inception — but in a way, San Francisco Giant Yusmeiro Petit has thrown one and more.

Hockey writer tweets NHL expanding by 4 clubs, including Toronto

According to a tweet from a noted sports business writer, the NHL will expand over the next four years by 4 teams, with new franchises planned for Seattle, Las Vegas, Quebec City and Toronto. Yes, a second team in Toronto.

USC football admits story of saving nephew was a lie

USC cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted the story of him saving the life of his seven-year-old nephew from drowning was a lie. and as a result, will be out indefinitely. He has been suspended indefinitely from team activities.

Angkor Wat hosts first international marathon

Cambodia hosted the first Angkor Empire Marathon on August 17 at the Angkor Wt complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The men's full marathon was won by Japanese comedian Neko Hiroshi. The women's full marathon was won by France's Messina Veionique.

Op-Ed: Boxer Kell Brook, matinee idol and fighter, defeats Shawn Porter

Coming from Sheffield, England, not much was expected of Kell Brook when he crossed the Atlantic to fight in California. Many have crossed the pond and were sent back into obscurity. Shawn Porter expected a repeat but handed over his IBF belt instead.

David Silva and Stevan Jovetic combine to torment Liverpool

Where last season’s fixtures between Manchester City and Liverpool were high-octane clashes between two attack-minded Premier League juggernauts, a cautious August tilt between the top-sides in England was appropriate.

Op-Ed: Chris Algieri could be next richest boxer after Pacquiao fight

WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri could become one of the richest boxers in the world soon after sharing the spotlight with Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 22 at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macau, China.

INDYCAR: Dixon keeps slim hopes of another title alive with win

Reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon made a late move to win the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday, and set up a grand finale for the series in the last race of the 2014 season next weekend.

Op-Ed: Rosberg-Hamilton feud proves the former is winning the battle

The discussion after today's F1 race at Spa-Francorchamps should have been all about yet another brilliant performance by Daniel Ricciardo, but Mercedes always have to make it about them.

Sale of fitness apparel soars but not to play sports in

The Wall Street Journal reports that the rate of growth in the United Sates of athletic apparel is rising, though Americans are taking to sports less.

Manny Pacquiao starts 12-day media tour in Macau, China

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao arrives in Macau, China Sunday night to start his 12-day media tour that will bring him and his entourage to Shanghai to witness the fight of fellow Filipino boxer Randy Petalcorin against Walter Tello of Panama

Tim Tebow fulfills ill teenage girl's dream of meeting him

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow may be known for his superb athletic ability, but he has a bigger heart, proving that he is a man of great character.

Cavs, LeBron get a whole lotta Love, Timberwolves get Canadians

The deal is official and the Cleveland Cavaliers and returning superstar, LeBron James now have all-star power forward Kevin Love, 25. LeBron and Love together make Cleveland contenders to win the city's first major championship since 1964.

NASCAR: Logano wins for the third time, confident for title run

Joey Logano weaved his way through traffic during the final laps of the Irwin Tools Night Race, fighting off a late challenge by teammate Brad Keselowski and winning his third race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.

Op-Ed: Pacquiao's tax reprieve to lessen distractions in training camp

Manny Pacquiao's upcoming fight against unbeaten Chris Algieri in Macau, China on Nov. 22 is being threatened by at least two major training distractions which could lead to his defeat if they are not properly addressed.

NFL team helps Ferguson students, provide needed distraction

The shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent violent protests has prompted one NFL football team to reach out to area youth, offering them not only a safe place to practice football, but an experience none of those involved will soon forget.

Pacquiao, Algieri gear up to 12-day media tour in China, US

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and WBO light welterweight titleholder Chris Algieri, along with their respective promoters and trainers, will converge in Macau, China for the kickoff ceremonies of their 12-day media tour in China and the US.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao will go for early KO win against Chris Algieri

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao may go for an early knockout win against WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri when they face each other in the ring on Nov. 22 at the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macau, China.

Little league coach's emotional post-game speech goes viral

Rhode Island suffered a heartbreaking loss to Illinois in the 2014 Little League World series, but the game will likely be remembered more for the tear-inducing speech coach Dave Belisle gave to his crestfallen team.

Chelsea's new signings shift their dimension at Burnley

Chelsea’s commanding performance at Turf Moor vindicated Jose Mourinho’s reluctance to deem his side title contender’s last season.

INDYCAR: Power has 'great fun' winning in Milwaukee

WEST ALLIS, WI – Will Power was dominant on Sunday afternoon at the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 and was nearly three seconds ahead of his nearest competitor when the race came to a close.

Maria Sharapova mocks opponent for taking an injury timeout, questions if she was actually hurt

In her final tune-up tournament before the U.S. Open, Maria Sharapova lost to Ana Ivanovic, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5, in controversial fashion in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open on Saturday night.

NASCAR: 'Intense' restart propels Gordon to win in Michigan

Jeff Gordon won the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday, for his third victory of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and, once again, a great restart was the key, just as it was four weeks ago at Indianapolis.

Corey Griffin dies celebrating ALS Ice Bucket Challenge success

Hockey player Corey Griffin died in a diving accident after celebrating that the Ice Bucket Challenge was going viral. He was one of the amazing people behind starting this challenge to help those with the debilitating disease.

Review: Niese, Mets beat Cubs

After being swept by the Nationals in 3 games, the Mets come back to win their 2nd in a row against the Chicago Cubs thanks to bats, Niese.

NASCAR puts new rule in place for exiting cars after accident

NASCAR has implemented a new rule about exiting a car while on the track after the death of Kevin Ward. Jr. Tony Stewart hit him while he was talking on the track.

IOC bans 3 West African athletes from Youth Olympics

Concerned about the possible spread of the Ebola virus, the International Olympic Committee has banned athletes from the affected regions from competing in swimming and combat events at the Youth Olympics, set to begin this weekend in Nanjing, China.

UFC: Jon Bones Jones vs Daniel Cormier rescheduled for Jan. 2015

Jon Bones Jones vs Daniel Cormier was set for UFC 178, but has been pushed back to January 2015 due to Jones suffering an injury.

Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer completes purchase of LA Clippers

Former Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer has completed buying the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, seemingly ending a painful real-life drama that began with racist remarks on a tape recording.

World Series of Poker match ends in astonishing loss

Even when you know when to hold 'em and fold 'em, an excellent poker hand doesn't necessarily guarantee a win. One professional at a recent World Series of Poker tournament learned that lesson the hard way.

Soccer: Canada's defensive solidity frustrates Korea DPR

Andrew Olivieri’s stock has eclipsed projected expectations following Canada’s impressive 1-0 victory over Korea DPR at Olympic Stadium.

Op-Ed: Mayweather-Pacquiao fight won't sell beyond 2015

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather and eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao shouldn't dillydally on their final decision to face each other in the ring or they risk being junked by their fans and supporters for fighting beyond their prime.
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