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Two decades later, Ripken's record remains a testament to work ethic

calBALTIMORE-- Twenty years after breaking the record for consecutive games played, Cal Ripken, Jr. insists the reason the feat remains one of baseball's most cherished moments is because it involved a trait the average person can understand: a strong work ethic.
  "So many people still share their own streak stories with me," Ripken said. "They'll say they work at a plant or a hospital and...

India clinch series despite Mathews batting heroics

CricketCOLOMBO-- Home captain Angelo Mathews' batting heroics went in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the final...

Nishikori, Ivanovic out as Open starts with upsets

paireNEW YORK-- Kei Nishikori was back in the U.S. Open spotlight on Monday but for all the wrong reasons as last year's...

Morgan leads England to dramatic win over Aussies

CricketCARDIFF-- England held their nerve to beat Australia by five runs in a thrilling finish to a one-off Twenty20...

Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

trackBEIJING-- Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya...

Sri Lanka fight back, Ishant fires India

indiaCOLOMBO-- Fast bowler Ishant Sharma's seventh five-wicket haul helped India bundle out Sri Lanka for 201 but the...

Schippers shifts gear to take 200m gold

schippersBEIJING-- Dutch flier Dafne Schippers completed her transformation from heptathlete to world champion sprinter when...

Watson takes one-shot lead at The Barclays

golfEDISON, New Jersey-- Two-times Masters champion Bubba Watson rolled in a 12-foot birdie putt at the last to claim a...

Watson sizzles at Barclays, Spieth struggles

bubbaEDISON, New Jersey-- Bubba Watson charged into a tie for the first-round lead at The Barclays on Thursday while newly...

Usain does it again for Beijing sweep

BOLTBEIJING-- Usain Bolt delivered Justin Gatlin a second knockout blow in five days to win his fourth straight 200...

Rudisha back on top of the world, Dibaba dominant

rudishaBEIJING-- David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold, Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did and...

Five-star Spain as Valencia make Champions League history

valenciaSPAIN-- Spain became the first couuntry to have five teams in the Champions League group stage in one season after...

Fraser-Pryce caps day of dominance as Schippers sets Dutch 100m record

boltBEIJING-- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce proved once again that Usain Bolt is not the only Jamaican who can monopolise...

Sagan sprints to Vuelta win as Chaves retains lead

cycleMADRID-- Colombian Esteban Chaves retained the leader's red jersey and Briton Chris Froome made smooth progress as...

Teenager Ghebreselassie wins marathon world title

marathonBEIJING--Eritrean teenager Ghirmay Ghebreselassie became the youngest ever marathon world champion when he stunned a...

Fiers throws no-hitter to shut down Dodgers

astrosHOUSTON--Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers fired a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday in a dominant...

England collapse puts Australia in sight of victory

ashesLONDON--England crumbled meekly to 107 for eight in reply to Australia's 481 to put the touring side firmly on course...

Ghotbi to assist Kluivert with Curacao World Cup tie

WILLEMSTAD--Former Iran boss Afshin Ghotbi has signed up to assist Curacao manager Patrick Kluivert for the Caribbean...

Defiant Smith puts Australia in control

cricketLONDON-- Steve Smith made a brave unbeaten 78 to lift Australia to 287 for three on the first day of the fifth and...

Three successive homers power Rangers past Mariners 7-2

RANGERSTEXAS-- The Texas Rangers hit three successive home runs in a four-pitch sequence against Seattle left-hander Joe...

Djokovic, Wawrinka advance in Cincinnati

m_tennCINCINNATI - Top seed Novak Djokovic cruised through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on...

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BALTIMORE-- Twenty years after breaking the record for consecutive games played, Cal Ripken, Jr.... Read more...
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Notices September 2
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