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The race for the American League MVP

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Rookie sensation Mike Trout has dominated MLB news this year since his early-season call up but has his recent dip in form hurt his chances of taking home the award for best player in the American League?

Will Ryan Braun win the National League MVP?

Ryan Braun

Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder, has been the standout player of the year in Major League Baseball’s National League, but following allegations of performance enhancing drug usage, will voters choose Braun as the most valuable player?

Ryder Cup: USA need 13 to be lucky

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The bookmakers have USA as definitive favourites to regain the Ryder Cup this weekend in Chicago, largely down to their home advantage, but I think the '13th man' only serves to equalise the two teams.

What next for Rafa?

Rafa Nadal

Rafael Nadal, perennially ranked in the top two of world tennis, has seen his star falling since defeat at Wimbledon to world number 100 Lukas Rosol and his subsequent injury layoff.