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Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win World Tour Finals

Alexander Zverev stuns Novak Djokovic to win World Tour Finals

This has unquestionably been Novak Djokovic’s year in men’s tennis. But Alexander Zverev didn’t read the script Sunday as he stunned Djokovic 6-4 6-3 in London to become the youngest winner of the year-end championships since the Serb himself in 2008. Djokovic had looked destined to become the first man since Zverev’s coach, Ivan Lendl,…MORE

Fred Couples: On the Masters, Augusta and Arnold Palmer

Fred Couples: On the Masters, Augusta and Arnold Palmer

Fred Couples is as synonymous with Augusta National as blooming azaleas, towering pines and green jackets, but one of the silkiest swingers in town is being out-gunned. The 59-year-old former world No.1 won the Masters in 1992 and still regularly appears high on its traditional white leaderboards in what has virtually become his second home.…MORE

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jeff Rohrer marrying his gay partner

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jeff Rohrer marrying his gay partner

Jeff Rohrer, who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the 1980s, is set to marry his partner on Sunday, according to Outsports and the New York Times. He will become the first known NFL player — former or current — to enter a same-sex marriage. “If I had told the Dallas Cowboys in the 1980s…MORE

Federer beats Thiem at Tour Finals, rejects claims of preferential treatment

Federer beats Thiem at Tour Finals, rejects claims of preferential treatment

Roger Federer brushed aside Dominic Thiem at the World Tour Finals to avoid elimination — and batted away claims he receives preferential treatment when it comes to scheduling at tournaments. “Sometimes I get help, sometimes I don’t,” the 20-time grand slam champion told reporters. The Swiss needed to defeat Thiem to ensure he would not…MORE

Fabiano Caruana — the American helping make chess cool

Fabiano Caruana — the American helping make chess cool

Chess is brutal. Chess is now cool. Sitting barely a meter away from each other in a London amphitheater under the intense glare of spotlights and spectators are two twentysomethings who were once both prodigies. They are competing in a too-close-to-call title fight for the World Chess Championship. They are, it has been said, making…MORE

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to debut new Racing Australia team

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing to debut new Racing Australia team

A Japanese motorsport institution is hoping to make waves in Australia, thanks to a talented pair of siblings. Toyota GAZOO will debut its new Racing Australia team at this weekend’s Australian Rally Championship (ARC) season finale at Coffs Coast. Harry Bates, currently second in the ARC standings after five rounds, will be behind the wheel…MORE