AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Bad weather in Japan dashed French driver Pierre Gasly’s hopes of winning the Japanese Super Formula title instead of competing at this weekend’s U.S. Formula One Grand Prix. Formula One F1 – Malaysia Grand Prix 2017 – Practice – Sepang, Malaysia – September 29, 2017. Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly looks on.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Simona Halep is still coming to terms with her rise to the top of the world rankings at the start of the month but is trying not to let the euphoria of the achievement distract her at the eight-woman WTA Finals which starts on Sunday. Tennis – China Open – Women’s Final
(Reuters) – Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been suspended for one game after pushing an official and grabbing his jersey during their home win over the Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL said in a statement on Friday. Referees break up an altercation between the Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters (22) and Oakland
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – New Zealander Brendon Hartley collected a grid penalty before he had even stepped into the car for his Formula One debut at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday. Porsche LMP1 919 Hybrid driver Brendon Hartley of New Zealand walks down pit lane after qualifications for the 6 Hours of Fuji, the
SEOUL (Reuters) – After opening the CJ Cup with a stunning nine-under-par 63, Justin Thomas battled blowy conditions and some bad breaks before slipping out of the lead after a two-over 74 at the Nine Bridges course on the South Korean island of Jeju on Friday. Oct 1, 2017; Jersey City, NJ, USA; Justin Thomas
(Reuters) – The New York Yankees, traditionally one of the most reviled teams in Major League Baseball due to its long history of success, are adjusting to a new label – likeable underdogs. The team, which few predicted would make the playoffs in a rebuilding year, now find themselves one win away from the World
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Double world champion Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren in 2018, the team said on Thursday in a long-expected announcement that finally ended one of the sagas of the Formula One season. McLaren did not say whether the new contract extended beyond next year. The Spaniard has endured a miserable three
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Hockey League games on Wednesday: Maple Leafs 6, Red Wings 3 The Toronto Maple Leafs scored four goals on their first five shots and went on to defeat the Detroit Red Wings 6-3 on Wednesday night. Nazem Kadri, Zach Hyman, Auston Matthews, Connor Brown, Morgan Rielly and William
(The Sports Xchange) – It appears as if the main thing to come out of Tuesday’s meeting between NFL players and owners was mutual respect. Many owners acknowledged the players’ right to protest and what they are protesting about, and seem willing to effect change in whatever form that may take in their respective communities.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors charged the former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman, and five other people on Wednesday with corruption based on an investigation of alleged bribery to have Rio de Janeiro host the 2016 Games. Nuzman, who was provisionally suspended by the International Olympic Committee and arrested
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Tuesday: Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99 LeBron James outdueled his former teammate and NBA Finals partner Kyrie Irving in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 102-99 win over the Boston Celtics in their season opener on Tuesday. However, the bigger loss for Boston was new forward Gordon Hayward,
NEW YORK (Reuters) – National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump’s anger at their autumn meeting on Tuesday with supporters of the players kneeling outside in solidarity. The NFL did not seek commitments from its players to stop kneeling during pregame renditions of the U.S. national
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova lost 7-6(3) 6-4 to Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova at the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday in her first match in Russia since returning from a doping ban this year. The five-time grand slam champion looked tired and committed several unforced errors in the first-round match as she was cheered on by a
(Reuters) – Belgian rider Jan Bakelants is on the road to recovery following spinal surgery after suffering multiple fractures to his vertebrae in a horror fall at the Giro di Lombardia this month. The 31-year-old, who rides for AG2R-La Mondiale and is a former Tour de France stage winner, was one of several riders who
(Reuters) – The University of Louisville fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday amid a national investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of allegations of corruption in college basketball. Louisville’s athletic association voted unanimously to dismiss Pitino, one of the most successful college basketball coaches in history, several weeks after the