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Kyle Abbott stars as South Africa thrash Australia in Hobart

Australia face a mighty struggle to prevent South Africa, already 1-0 up, from claiming their third successive series in Australia with only next week's day-night third Test in Adelaide still to play. Self-belief helped South Africa bounce back from a poor first day in Perth to take 10 for 86 and set themselves up for victory there. All the Test batsmen, including wicketkeeper Peter Nevill and spinner Nathan Lyon but not the three fast bowlers, will play in this week s domestic ...


Rob Gronkowski tells Earl Thomas he showed fans a 'real football hit'

Rob Gronkowski tells Earl Thomas he showed fans a 'real football hit'

There was no Gronkowski news Wednesday - except that his brother, Glenn, was re-signed to the practice squad. The reception set up the Patriots with a first-and-goal from the 2. Asked what his team has to do to calm the fears of anxious Patriots fans about the defense, McCourty said, "It's simple". But the Patriots may have lost more than just the game.


Chicago to honor champion Cubs with Friday parade, rally

Chicago to honor champion Cubs with Friday parade, rally

In a classic World Series Game 7, Chicago won 8-7 over the Cleveland Indians in 10 innings after blowing a three-run lead in the eighth. Obama said the championship "is actually, for Cubs fans, the greatest thing since sliced bread". The route will travel along the city's famed Michigan Avenue and then along Columbus Drive near Lake Michigan before heading to Grant Park. Chicago Cubs fan Dan Wessel, 79, of Moline, Ill., gives a passing motorist the thumbs up Thursday morning, November 3, ...



Denver defense opportunistic in 25-23 triumph over Saints

The Denver Broncos discovered, to their glee, that white shoes and the ability to tiptoe along the sideline made it impossible for officials to determine conclusively whether Will Parks had stepped out of bounds as he returned a blocked extra-point attempt for the two-point defensive conversion that beat New Orleans, 25-23, on Sunday.


Steve Kerr dismisses Klay Thompson trade rumors

Steve Kerr dismisses Klay Thompson trade rumors

Sources: Nothing in the works regarding Warriors trading Klay: The NBA Trade Rumor Season is cranking up the volume, and it's loud enough to reach Klay Thompson and the Warriors. In opposition to recent reports that Thompson is underperforming this season, latest reports have it that the shooting guard is actually having his best games, even scoring 30 points, with five 3-points, in the Warriors vs.


Josep Maria Bartomeu Comments on Lionel Messi's Future With Barcelona

Josep Maria Bartomeu Comments on Lionel Messi's Future With Barcelona

And what better way to mark his career milestone than with a video of Messi's finest moments for both Argentina and Barcelona . Bartomeu said: "All of Barca believe this is how it has to be, because he is the player that in the last few years has brought us sporting success".