Aryna Sabalenka wins first game since US Open

Aryna Sabalenka, returning from a long hiatus caused in part by a positive COVID-19 test, recorded a 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-1 victory over Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic on Wednesday in the second round of the VTB Kremlin Coupe in Moscow. The Belarusian seed withdrew from the event at Indian Wells...

Knicks outlast Celtics in double overtime in season opener

NEW YORK – Julius Randle scored 35 points, Evan Fournier scored three points in second overtime and added 32 against his former team, and the New York Knicks outlasted Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics 138 -134 Wednesday evening. Brown scored a career-high 46 points after overcoming a fight...

Braves detonate 4 hours, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS

LOS ANGELES – Behind Eddie Rosario’s searing bat, the Atlanta Braves are one win away from their first World Series appearance since 1999. All they have to do is put the defending champions Los Angeles Dodgers aside. Easier said than done. After all, the Braves were in exactly the...

NLCS: Eddie Rosario leads Los Angeles Dodgers to Atlanta

LOS ANGELES – Eddie Rosario introduced himself to baseball in October 2017 by crushing a home run against Luis Severino of the Yankees in the first home plate appearance of his playoff career in that year’s American League game. . While the Minnesota Twins didn’t call him on him...

COVID-19 vaccine mandate, players, AFLW, club staff, Australia

The AFL has confirmed that all players in men’s and women’s matches must be vaccinated as part of the league’s COVID-19 vaccination policy. The policy, which was announced this afternoon, requires AFL and AFLW players, as well as club staff, to get vaccinated before the start of their respective...

Argentina’s Barros Schelotto named Paraguay coach

ASUNCION, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) – Former Argentina international Boca Juniors striker Guillermo Barros Schelotto was named head coach of the Paraguayan national team on Wednesday, less than a week after the sacking of compatriot Eduardo Berizzo. Barros Schelotto will be linked with the Albirroja until the end of the...