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Manchester City's Yaya Toure reacts to a decision from the referee during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham and Manchester City at Upton Park stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Man City loses, Liverpool held but Arsenal wins

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 12:53pm

LONDON - Manchester City and Liverpool endured Premier League frustration on Saturday following Champions League setbacks.

Having thrown away a winning position to draw at CSKA Moscow in midweek, City was stunned 2-1 by West Ham at Upton Park.

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in their semifinal match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Serena Williams gets chance to avenge Halep defeat

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 8:24am

SINGAPORE - After Serena Williams' embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss.

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer takes the throw to first as San Francisco Giants Gregor Blanco dives to first base on a ground out during the eighth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 8:17am

SAN FRANCISCO - Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.

He walked behind the mound, took off his hat, rubbed his hair and looked at the right-field foul pole.