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Cubs deliver in Cleveland to level World Series

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 01:55:13 -0400

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Chicago's Jake Arrieta was almost unhittable and the middle of the Cubs lineup delivered at the plate in a 5-1 Game Two win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday which leveled the best-of-seven World Series.(image)

World Series has evolved to reflect its name

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:56:47 -0400

(Reuters) - Using the name World Series to determine the champion of a league consisting of 29 teams from the United States and one from Canada may strike some as American hubris, but the term these days is actually quite accurate.(image)

Schwarber not cleared for outfield role in Game Three

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:39:06 -0400

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Inspirational Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber has not been cleared to play in the outfield for Friday's Game Three against the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field, the Major League Baseball team said on Thursday.(image)

'Serious failings' in Rio anti-doping program: WADA

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:45:22 -0400

(Reuters) - The anti-doping program at the 2016 Rio Olympics included "some impressive advances" but was also marred by "a number of serious failings", according to a report released on Thursday by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).(image)

Perfect Kerber helps Cibulkova advance in Singapore

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:44:34 -0400

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber eased into the last four of the WTA Finals with an unbeaten record when the world number one thrashed Madison Keys 6-3 6-3 in the Red Group finale at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Thursday.(image)

Gutierrez considering leaving Haas F1 team

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:08:07 -0400

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Formula One driver Esteban Gutierrez, who has yet to score a point for the Haas Formula One team in 18 races, indicated on Thursday that he could be on the way out.(image)

Exclusive: Casino mogul Adelson says no certainty over Las Vegas stadium for NFL's Raiders

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:10:51 -0400

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson said he is prepared to walk away from a deal to build a stadium that would help relocate the National Football League's Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas if terms offered by the team do not improve.(image)

Famous faces help Kerber feel part of the gang

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:49:59 -0400

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Angelique Kerber is still be getting used to life as the world number one but a quick glance at the VIP boxes at the WTA Finals has given her a real sense of belonging.(image)

Rosberg challenges Ecclestone on 'boring' tag

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:05:03 -0400

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg has had words with Bernie Ecclestone after Formula One's commercial supremo indicated the German might make a boring world champion.(image)

Verstappen threatens to cut the radio chat

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:26:39 -0400

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Red Bull's Max Verstappen has threatened a radio blackout after causing a stir with his comments during last weekend's U.S. Grand Prix.(image)