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The Morning Skate, Oct. 30: Learning to win from hoopsters, ugly penalties, ugly noses…

blogs.theprovince.com — Some days, you just gotta point it out. I know most of you are here for the hockey, but I'll launch with a quick soccer mention. Skip it, if you like. That was a tough loss for the Whitecaps. The laser pointer during the crucial penalty kick wasn't really an issue, but it's a bit of salt in the wound.

Laser pointer fired at Whitecaps goalie David Ousted during crucial penalty kick

blogs.theprovince.com — TSN sideline reporter Perry Solkowski was the first to note it - what was a brief green flash in behind David Ousted during the game winning penalty kick by Michel from Wednesday night's MLS playoff loss for the Whitecaps against FC Dallas. The video confirms it https://twitter.

Johnson gets boost from Cowboys, Garrett

timesrecordnews.com — Jeremy Johnson, a Wichita Falls father of three fighting the battle of his life, received a bit of a boost Saturday morning from a source that would have seemed unlikely a few months ago. Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, true to his word, sent Johnson and his family four tickets to Monday night's game against the division rival Washington Redskins.

Zombie Crawl - Story

timesrecordnews.com — Zombies took over downtown Wichita Falls on Saturday night during the annual Zombie Crawl and 5K fun run. One group in particular - dancers from Dance, Etc. - crawled out of the crowd and broke out into dance.

The Morning Skate, Oct. 22: Take a swig of Coke, that was a Debacle in Big D

blogs.theprovince.com — Before we get to the break down of that ugly loss for the Canucks in Big D, a moment of levity: I wasn't allowed to drink Coca Cola until I was, I don't know, 12. My mum figured I didn't need it. In hindsight, it's fair to say she was right.

World number one Williams walloped by Halep

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Edgar Su 1 of 4. Simona Halep of Romania celebrates her win over Serena Williams of the U.S. during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 22, 2014.

Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova in WTA Finals

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Edgar Su 1 of 4. Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates her win over Maria Sharapova of Russia during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium October 21, 2014.

Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar Serena Williams of the U.S. holds her trophy while flanked by tennis greats Martina Navratilova (L) and Chris Evert after Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in their women's singles finals match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 7, 2014.

Serena slams Russian chief for 'sexist' slur

sports.yahoo.com — By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments after the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers".

Serena slams Russian chief for 'sexist' slur

chicagotribune.com — SINGAPORE - Top-ranked Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments after the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers." The WTA took swift action and fined Tarpishchev $25,000 and disqualified him from working in an organizational capacity for a year Saturday after he made the comments on Russian State Television on Friday.
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