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Rockies, Diamondbacks ready to finish out disappointing season

A season like no other in major league baseball comes to an end for 14 teams on Sunday afternoon. The Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks had hopes of playing in the postseason but the NL West rivals will instead finish up against each other on Sunday. Slideshow ( 32 images ). The finale of the four-game series is a matchup of left-handers. Colorado will send Kyle Freeland to the mound against Madison Bumgarner. The Rockies (26-33) ... Full story

Rennie sympathetic over All Blacks Christmas lockdown concerns

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Australia coach Dave Rennie has expressed some sympathy for the All Blacks over the disputed Rugby Championship schedule and hopes a relaxation of biosecurity rules in New Zealand might mean they are not in isolation over Christmas. FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - European Champions Cup - Pool 2 - Sale Sharks v Glasgow Warriors - AJ Bell Stadium, Salford, Britain - January 18, 2020 Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie. ... Full story

Cycling: UCI to conduct full survey of crashes in 2021 to improve rider safety

FILE PHOTO: Cycling - UCI Road World Championships - Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy - September 26, 2020 UCI President David Lappartient during a press conference REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini. (Reuters) - The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) will study all crashes that occur in the 2021 international calendar and take steps to improve rider safety, the president of the sport’s governing body David Lappartient has said. Calls for ... Full story

Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma again | Reuters

Skylar Thompson threw for 334 yards and a touchdown and ran for three more scores as Kansas State upset No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35 in Saturday’s Big 12 clash in Norman, Okla. Sep 26, 2020; Norman, Oklahoma, USA; Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Skylar Thompson (10 )throws during the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports. It was the second consecutive ... Full story

Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma again | Reuters

Skylar Thompson threw for 334 yards and a touchdown and ran for three more scores as Kansas State upset No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35 in Saturday’s Big 12 clash in Norman, Okla. Sep 26, 2020; Norman, Oklahoma, USA; Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Skylar Thompson (10 )throws during the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports. It was the second consecutive ... Full story

Liverpool great Souness backs Thiago to shine in England

Soccer Football - DFB Cup - Semi Final - Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt - Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany - June 10, 2020 Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara wearing a mask arrives before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Pool/Files. (Reuters) - Liverpool’s new midfielder Thiago Alcantara’s vision and passing range is reminiscent of Brazilian ... Full story

Tigers end skid with victory over Royals

Austin Romine’s two-run double keyed a three-run first inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Royals 4-3 Saturday night in Kansas City, snapping a five-game losing streak. Slideshow ( 18 images ). Neither team scored after the third inning. Matthew Boyd (3-7) battled through six innings to earn the win. He allowed three runs on five hits. Two of his three wins in 2020 came against the Royals, and the Tigers (23-34) won all three of his ... Full story

Premier League: Penalty awards help Everton and Manchester United, Chelsea fight back

(Reuters) - Early leaders Everton maintained their perfect start to the season with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, while a penalty in the 10th minute of stoppage time gave Manchester United a 3-2 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday. Soccer Football - Premier League - Crystal Palace v Everton - Selhurst Park, London, Britain - September 26, 2020 Crystal Palace's Cheikhou Kouyate scores their first goal Pool via REUTERS/Clive Rose. ... Full story

Israel Adesanya Beats Paulo Costa To Remain UFC Middleweight Champion

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya entered Saturday night’s title fight with a 19-0 record. His challenger, Paulo Costa, came in at 13-0 and when the UFC 253 main event began and it was time for these two men to put their unbeaten records on the line, Adesanya completely outclassed Costa. And he did so in style, picking the burly Brazilian apart from the start with kicks to the lead leg, the torso and the head. He slowed Costa, bloodied ... Full story

Lebron James Gets To His 10th NBA Final With Lakers

LeBron James made history yet again Saturday as his Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Denver Nuggets 117-107 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. The victory sends James to the NBA Finals for the 10th time in his career, making him only the fourth player in history to get there that many times. All three others are Hall of Famers. James reached the first of his 10 Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but after failing to return there in ... Full story

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