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Venus Williams out of China Open with viral illness

Venus Williams of the US serves the ball during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Switzerland's Belinda Bencic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 25, 2014. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

Venus Williams withdrew from the China Open with a viral illness on Thursday shortly before her third-round match against Petra Kvitova.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Michael Phelps highly intoxicated during arrest

Michael Phelps

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

India boxer refuses to accept boxing bronze medal

India boxer L. Sarita Devi has refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal in protest at what she called “biased judgment” during the semifinals of the 60-kilogram category.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Kvitova, V. Williams rematch set at China Open

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic return a shot from Peng Shuai of China during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams will meet in the third round of the China Open in a reprise of their dramatic, three-set encounter at Wimbledon.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

George Shuba, former Brooklyn Dodger, dead at 89

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George “Shotgun” Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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