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at 12:46 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Toronto FC stars Jermain Defoe, Michael Bradley skip training for medical help

TORONTO - Toronto FC stars Jermain Defoe and Michael Bradley both had dates with doctors on Tuesday.


at 12:33 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

English third tier club Rochdale uses confiscated marijuana lights to grow turf on its pitch

LONDON - Powerful lights confiscated by police during marijuana raids are now being used by the groundsman of English third tier soccer club Rochdale to help the turf grow on its field.


at 12:08 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals, hurting Russian's hopes of claiming No. 1 ranking

SINGAPORE - Maria Sharapova's chances of claiming the season-ending No. 1 ranking were hurt Tuesday after a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 loss to Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals.


at 12:05 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Otters' Connor McDavid among players named to OHL Super Series rosters

TORONTO - Connor McDavid is among 32 players chosen to represent the Ontario Hockey League in the upcoming Super Series against Russia's national junior team.


at 11:30 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

Fighters suing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. over cable TV bout depicted on Showtime 'All Access'

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit.


at 11:32 on October 21, 2014, EDT.

IOC board to meet in Switzerland to finalize Thomas Bach's Olympic reform package

LONDON - IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel.


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