Has the English Premier League finally admitted defeat in its quest for the infamous "39th game?". The league's chief executive Richard Scudamore appeared to signal as much to CNN when he admitted that fan opposition to the idea might prove insurmountable.
Republicans who despise Democrats such as Hillary Clinton for describing America as in a battle against "terrorism" rather than "radical Islam" need to get out of the sandbox. Their charge is, at heart, childish.
An ugly week in politics turned the tragedy of Paris into a raging domestic quarrel as many of America's leaders struggled to prove they were equal to a terrifying moment.
On October 5, after 10 years of negotiations, 12 Pacific Rim countries that account for a combined 40 percent of global GDP agreed to a sweeping trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid to win the first El Clasico fixture of the season 4-0 amid tight security in light of last week's terror attacks in Paris.
A freak injury and the superlative form of Jordan Spieth scuppered Rory McIlroy's hopes in the majors this year but he finished the season on a high note Sunday by winning the DP World Tour Championship to confirm his status as European number one.