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Baseball: Royals manager lets young player 'be themselves'

After nine seasons as a Major League Baseball manager Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost decided to put games in the hands of his young players, who repaid the trust by reaching the World Series.

American football: Manning breaks NFL touchdown record

American football: Manning breaks NFL touchdown record

Denver quarterback Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's National Football League record for career touchdown passes today when he threw his 509th scoring pass during the second quarter of the Broncos' game against the San Francisco 49ers.

The Clutch: Ferns living a charmed life?

Regular readers of the Otago Daily Times sports department may find this column a little familiar.

American football: Pats stave off Jets to record third straight victory

American football: Pats stave off Jets to record third straight victory

The New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired to hold on for a 27-25 victory over the slumping New York Jets.

Baseball: Ishikawa blast sends Giants to World Series

Baseball: Ishikawa blast sends Giants to World Series

Travis Ishikawa blasted a walk-off three-run home run in the ninth inning as the San Francisco Giants beat the St Louis Cardinals 6-3 to clinch the National League Championship series and return to the World Series.

Sports coaching: Big names feature at conference

Sports coaching: Big names feature at conference

Some heavy hitters will feature at a sports coaching conference in Dunedin over the next two days.

From afar: Australian rugby has culture of player hubris

The recent off-field saga surrounding the Wallabies is not a one-off drama - it is one episode of a mini-series that has been running for a few seasons.

Baseball: Giants edge Cards in 10th for 2-1 series lead

Baseball: Giants edge Cards in 10th for 2-1 series lead

The San Francisco Giants beat the visiting St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw in the 10th inning to gain the upper hand with a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series.

American football: Dolphins reinstate Shelby after suspension for arrest

The Miami Dolphins have reinstated defensive end Derrick Shelby after a one-game suspension following his arrest at a Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, nightclub on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and resisting arrest without violence.

American football: Flacco throws five TDs as top quarterbacks enjoy wins

American football: Flacco throws five TDs as top quarterbacks enjoy wins

Joe Flacco threw five touchdown passes, four of them in a remarkable first quarter, as the Baltimore Ravens crushed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48-17 on a day when the league's elite quarterbacks came up big.

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