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Alexi Lalas praises 'cruel, but not unfair' MLS Playoffs

In a season dominated by up-and-coming teams, the Major League Soccer Cup final was played between two sides that are no strangers to success. For the third time in four seasons, Seattle Sounders played Toronto F.C. for MLS' top prize, winning 3-1.

How small US town became CrossFit's global mecca

Imagine if tennis legends Roger Federer and Serena Williams lived and trained in the same small town. Both arguably the greatest of all time in their own disciple, living and training side by side, pushing each other to new heights.

Airbnb wants to replace hotels at the Olympics

Airbnb and the International Olympic Committee announced a new partnership Monday that will expand the availability of housing in host cities and could reel in the ballooning costs of hosting the sport spectacle.

Breeders' Cup Classic: Vino Rosso wins

Mongolian Groom, who suffered a serious left-hind leg injury during the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday, was euthanized after being taken to an equine hospital at Santa Anita Park, according to a statement on the event's website.

Dems, GOP celebrate Washington Nationals' World Series win

The Washington Nationals finished the fight and a deeply divided District of Columbia rallied together for baseball's sake. It only took a historic World Series win for politicians across the aisle to unify and celebrate the Nationals' first championship in franchise history.

New USWNT coach feels weight of expectation

How do you build on near perfection? That is the daunting challenge facing Vlatko Andonovski after the 43-year-old was appointed as the new head coach of the United States Women's National soccer team.