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Los Angeles Dodgers batter Joc Pederson celebrates with third base coach Chris Woodward after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning of Major League Baseball’s World Series game six. Photograph: PA

One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive seventh(...)

The Houston Astros celebrate after batter Alex Bregman scored the winning run against the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

If the wild, extra-innings slugfest in the second game of this captivating World Series was unhinged, Game 5 was certifiably insane. It was also an in(...)

Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner follows through on a two-run home run off Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel in the bottom of the sixth inning of game one of the Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Photo: Adam Davis/EPA

Justin Turner hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-1 win against the Houston Astros in the fir(...)

Five years since the release of Shields, and the Grizzly Bear team are rising out of hibernation. Slowly, though. On a glorious day in London, frontma(...)

Dimitri Payet scores West Ham’s fifth goal in the FA Cup fifth-round tie against   Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters/Livepic

Blackburn Rovers 1 West Ham United 5 West Ham took advantage of a Blackburn Rovers implosion after Chris Taylor was needlessly sent off, securing pas(...)

Rudy Gestede is mobbed by his Blackburn Rovers team mates after he scored his side’s second at Ewood Park.(Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

If this was Rudy Gestede’s parting act as a Blackburn Rovers player, it was a fitting way to bid farewell. The giant forward’s aerial menace and uncom(...)

Luis Suarez in relaxed mood during Uruguay’s final practice session before tonight’s match against England in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Ddamir Sogolj/Reuters

You wonder if the task is quite tough enough for Uruguayan tastes; medium or well done. It is also hard to measure whether their pedigree for beating (...)

Leon Best of Blackburn holds off the challenge of Millwall’s Mark Beevers. Photograph:  Andrew Winning/Reuters

This may not go down on the list of FA Cup classics, but Blackburn Rovers will not mind. Michael Appleton's side survived the biting cold and a(...)