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Rugby: Sanctioned Beale to miss Wallabies' end of season tour

Rugby: Sanctioned Beale to miss Wallabies' end of season tour

New Australia coach Michael Cheika has declined a chance to rush Kurtley Beale into his Wallabies squad for the season-ending tour of Europe after the utility back was disciplined for sending an offensive text message about a former team staffer.

Baseball: Giants hope 2012 adversity helps them overcome Royals

Baseball: Giants hope 2012 adversity helps them overcome Royals

The San Francisco Giants hope to be able to draw on their experience in the 2012 post-season as they battle to overcome a 2-1 deficit to the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.

Baseball: Royals hold off Giants to take Series lead

Baseball: Royals hold off Giants to take Series lead

Starter Jeremy Guthrie pitched five shutout innings and the bullpen slammed the door shut as Kansas City Royals held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 and grab control of the World Series.

Cricket: Australia batsmen in familiar tail-spin in Dubai

Scars re-opened on a dusty pitch in Bulawayo in August bled profusely on day three of the first test against Pakistan as Australia's batsmen showed a familiar vulnerability to tight spin bowling on slow wickets.

New York City for music lovers

New York City for music lovers

There are 8 million rhythms in the naked city.

Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house

Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house

A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound (180kg) black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said.

Golf: PGA America president sacked for 'insensitive' remarks

PGA of America president Ted Bishop was fired by his board of directors for "insensitive gender-based statements" posted on social media networks at the expense of English golfer Ian Poulter.

Ice hockey: Bruins dealt blow as captain out with injury

Ice hockey: Bruins dealt blow as captain out with injury

Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara will be out four-to-six weeks with a left knee injury that deals a crushing blow to the team's defense, the National Hockey League team said.

Tennis: Nadal rules himself out of ATP World Tour Finals

Tennis: Nadal rules himself out of ATP World Tour Finals

Former world number one Rafa Nadal will miss the ATP World Tour Finals next month after opting to have surgery to remove his appendix.

Football: Italian game in danger of dying, says Juve president

Italian football will soon be dying if it does not overcome its deep-rooted structural problems, Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said.

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