Hypersofts dominate Formula 1 teams’ Mexican Grand Prix tyre choice

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Konta overcomes Belgium’s Mertens in Kremlin Cup

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Game Wrap: Brewers defeat Dodgers, lead NLCS 2-1

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Mason Crosby hits FG as time expires to help Packers top 49ers

A pick, a penalty and a game-winning kick. Quite a final minute for the Green Bay Packers. Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 33-30 win on Monday night. The final drive was extended after 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman was called for an illegal contact penalty on third-and-15 that wiped out a sack of Rodgers with 43 seconds left. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers rushed up the middle for a 21-yard gain on the next

Brewers blank Dodgers to retake NLCS lead

A veteran starter, an intimidating bullpen and a twice-demoted shortstop who is suddenly flashing power helped the Milwaukee Brewers take a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series. Jhoulys Chacin combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer in a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday. Los Angeles loaded the bases against Jeremy Jeffress in the ninth inning, but the struggling closer shut the door. He struck out Yasmani Grandal and pinch-hitter Brian Dozier to complete Milwaukee’s third shutout in six playoff games this year. “Our guys that we’re giving the

Kyle Larson’s speed at Talladega NASCAR Cup race ’embarrassing’

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Red Sox ace Chris Sale released from hospital, will rejoin team for Game 3

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale was released from the hospital Monday and will rejoin the team in Houston before Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Sale was released from Massachusetts General Hospital, where he had gone because of a stomach illness after he pitched in the series opener. He was hospitalized Sunday night for observation. Manager Alex Cora said “everything is fine” and Sale would be back with the team before Game 3 on Tuesday. When asked about Sale’s status for the rest of the ALCS, Cora said he wanted to see the pitcher first before making that

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, owner of NFL’s Seahawks and NBA’s Blazers, dead at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world’s biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said. Allen left Microsoft in 1983, before the company became a corporate juggernaut, following a dispute with Gates, but his share of their original partnership allowed him to spend the rest of his life and billions of dollars on yachts, art, rock music, sports teams, brain research and real estate. Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer, the Allen family said

Changing of the guard as Scott Arfield takes over as Canada soccer captain

A changing of the guard is under way with the Canadian men’s soccer team with Scott Arfield taking over as permanent captain from Atiba Hutchinson. Health permitting, Arfield will lead out the 79th-ranked Canadians against No. 177 Dominica in CONCACAF Nation League qualifying play Tuesday at BMO Field. The Glasgow Rangers midfielder also wore the captain’s armband for last month’s 8-0 win over the U.S. Virgin Islands. Arfield, who left practice early Sunday as a precautionary move with a minor knock, has won 13 caps for Canada since making his debut in March 2016. The 35-year-old Hutchinson, arguably Canada’s best

Gleb and Vadim Alekseenko banned from tennis for life for match fixing

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Tiger Woods makes end of season fitness revelation – ‘This is what I must do’

Woods returned to golf this season and has stunned many with his progress back towards the top.

The 14-time Grand Slam champion has been selected by Jim Furyk for the Ryder Cup later this month and he has risen up to 21st in the world rankings.

He is yet to win but finished second in the PGA Championship and tied at the Valspar.

The 42-year-old has managed six top 10s and is 20th in the FedExCup rankings.

But Tiger Woods thinks he needs to add another level of physical strength to his game and already has his plans in place for the offseason.

“I’m going to take a long break after the Ryder Cup and we’re going to evaluate things but, more importantly, I need to start really lifting and getting after it and getting stronger in certain areas because playing every single week seems like every single day is maintenance at this point, war of attrition,” Woods said.

“What you do in the offseason is what allows you to maintain it through the year especially on the backside of the year and I really didn’t train for all this.

“Because I didn’t know how much I was going to be playing. I was just trying to play.

“So, next year I have a better understanding of what I need to do and this offseason will be very different than it was last year.”

Woods finished tied sixth at the BMW Championship last weekend, shooting eight-under in the opening round to share the lead with Rory McIlroy after day one.

But he slipped away with a 70 on day two and never really got back in the fight despite a 66 and 65 on days three and four, finishing three shots behind Keegan Bradley and new world no 1 Justin Rose.

Woods will play two more events this year – the Tour Championship and the Ryder Cup – before taking his break to hit the gym.

Early this year, during the Valspar tournament, Wood recounted his old routine.

Well, I used to get up in the morning, run four miles,” Woods said.

“Then I’d go to the gym, do my lift. Then I’d hit balls for two to three hours.

“I’d go play, come back, work on my short game. I’d go run another four more miles, and then if anyone wanted to play basketball or tennis, I would go play basketball or tennis.

“That was a daily routine. I’m not doing any of that now.”

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