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Roger Federer, Shanghai Masters

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Federer stunned by qualifier in Shanghai

Roger Federer has been honing his culinary skills off the court in China this week, but the tennis star found himself seriously undercooked in the opening match of his Shanghai Masters title defense.

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Did the NFL kill Twitter accounts for Deadspin, SB Nation?

Twitter accounts for two sports websites were suspended Monday after the NFL and other groups filed a number of complaints under a copyright law.

The complaints, sent to Twitter, alleged certain tweets by @Deadspin and @SBNationGIF violated copyright ...

Ruben Tejada of the NY Mets is hit by a slide by Chase Utley of the LA Dodgers

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Crying Mets fan invited to playoff game by NY radio host

There's no crying in baseball, but for one Mets fan crying may have helped him get a ticket to a big playoff baseball game.

MRSA, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus


MRSA: Tiny bacteria that can tackle giants

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells has been diagnosed with the superbug MRSA. According to, he has required multiple surgeries to treat the infection.

Mark Reynolds Cardinals

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Cardinals player shatters apartment window with home run

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark Reynolds probably didn't look at his teammates in terror and yell "Run!" but it would have added a comical flair to the incident.

Chase Utley hard slide

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Major League Baseball suspends Dodgers’ Utley for illegal slide

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman, Chase Utley, will miss two playoff games due to a suspension by Major League Baseball,

Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with trophies during the medal ceremony after the Men's Single Final match against Rafael Nadal.

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Djokovic claims sixth China Open title

Novak Djokovic's dream season continued Sunday with a victory over his arch-rival Rafael Nadal in the final of the China Open for the loss of just four games.

Djokovic has won the tournament at the Olympic tennis stadium in Beijing for the past four y...

Jay Haas, Bill Haas, Oct. 11, 2015

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US retains Presidents Cup

Bill Haas repaid the faith put in him by his father to score the winning point for the United States in a thrilling Presidents Cup victory over the Internationals Sunday.

Jay Haas had made his son one of his captain's picks for the biennial competitio...

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