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Serena Williams channels inner superhero

The tennis champion is the women's world number one and is known for her strength and agility on the court, so when a man ran off with her cell phone while she dined out at a Chinese restaurant, the 34-year-old didn't hesitate to leap into action.


Belgium top FIFA world rankings for first time

Chile moved up four places to fifth to also reach their highest position, while Austria improved one place to a best ever tenth place.


PREVIEW: PGA Sanderson Farms Championship

The Country Club of Jackson in Mississippi will play host to the Sanderson Farms Championship, a tournament known for its breakthrough victors.


Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Nov. 5.


More details released about new Red Wings hockey arena

The $95 million arena is set to open in 2017.


Fans pack KC for Royals rally

Welcome to #CrownTown.


Clemson, Ohio State among top playoff rankings.

The first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings are out.


Titans sack Whisenhunt

The Titans lost 20-6 to the Houston Texans on Sunday, their sixth straight defeat.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 4.


Watch this emotional tribute to Flip Saunders

Before the home opener, the Minnesota Timberwolves played a heartfelt tribute to the legendary coach and player.


NFL agrees to play regular-season games at Twickenham

The NFL says it has agreed to play three games over the next three seasons at Twickenham, the home of England's national rugby team.


Kansas City celebrates Royals’ championship

City officials said they expect at least 200,000 people to pack into the 2.3-mile parade route Tuesday through downtown Kansas City.


Prosecutors seek murder conviction for South Africa’s Pistorius

Prosecutors called on Tuesday for South Africa's 'blade runner' Oscar Pistorius to be convicted of murder and sent back to jail for shooting his girlfriend, challenging a court's decision to sentence him for a lesser offense.


Panthers claim wild overtime victory to remain unbeaten

Carolina kicker Graham Gano atoned for a missed extra point by kicking a game-winning 52-yard field goal in overtime as the Panthers stayed unbeaten by defeating the Indianapolis Colts 29-26 on Monday.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 3.


Royals Perez crowned World Series MVP

Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez was named the most valuable player of the World Series.


UNC Tops the NCAA Men’s Preseason Basketball Rankings

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team has been ranked the preseason #1.


Royals reign after beating Mets in World Series

The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets early Monday morning after a 12 inning contest to secure their first World Series championship in 30 years.


VT Football Coach To Retire

Frank Beamer, who's in his 29th season at Virginia Tech, will retire at year's end.

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