McIlroy to cut out ‘bad stuff’ after rollercoaster round

SYDNEY (Reuters) – World number one Rory McIlroy said all he needed to do was cut the “bad stuff” out of his game for a really low score at the Australian Open after managing to par only five holes in a rollercoaster second round on Friday.


Hughes’ mourned as Australia says to launch safety review

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s cricket board will launch an “immediate” review into player safety in the wake of Phillip Hughes’ death, as the global cricket community mourned on Friday and the fate of next week’s first test against India remained in l…


Lions, Eagles and Seahawks beat rivals on Thanksgiving Day

(Reuters) – The Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions both served up U.S. Thanksgiving Day routs to move atop their divisions while the Seattle Seahawks boosted their playoff hopes with a commanding win on Thursday.


Short-lived Sydney course record fires Scott into contention

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Adam Scott soared back into contention with a five-under par 66 in the second round of the Australian Open on Friday, claiming a course record that lasted little more than half an hour.


Soccer great Pele in intensive care, condition improving: hospital

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Retired Brazilian soccer great Pele is in the intensive care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital where he is being treated for a urinary tract infection, but his condition is improving, the hospital said on Thursday.


Soccer great Pele in intensive care, condition improving: hospital

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Retired Brazilian soccer great Pele is in the intensive care unit in a Sao Paulo hospital where he is being treated for a urinary tract infection, but his condition is improving, the hospital said on Thursday.


Lions boost playoff hopes with mauling of Bears

(Reuters) – The Detroit Lions’ bid to snap a two-year playoff drought was given a massive boost after a 34-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday halted a two-game skid and moved them into a share of the division lead.


Hulkenberg to race F1 and Le Mans next year

LONDON (Reuters) – German driver Nico Hulkenberg will race in next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race with Porsche as well as Formula One with Force India, the German manufacturer said in a statement on Thursday.