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Red Sox Nunez injured in first inning


At his next at-bat in the seventh, he'd go yard again, this time off of Red Sox reliever Austin Maddox . Listed at just 5-foot-6 and 165 pounds, Jose Altuve is not what you imagine when you think of a big league slugger. "I take full responsibility for this one". They're both driven largely by deep, potent offenses, led by ace starters with some questions in the rotation behind them and feature innovative front offices that have been building up for this season for quite a while. Read More »

Barca board members resign over closed doors decision


The players were at the heart of the issues themselves, with Barca coming out for the game in the colours of the Catalonia flag and Las Palmas having Spain flags embroidered into their shirts. Catalonia saw widespread violence last night, with over 800 people reportedly injured as a proposed independence vote was, in some places, brutally repressed by police in riot gear. Read More »

Messi brace seals points for Barca at empty camp nou


Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu claims the decision to play Sunday's match against Las Palmas behind closed doors was an act of protest amid attempts by the Spanish government to halt the Catalan independence referendum. Barca are five points clear at the top of La Liga. "The board tried to postpone the game through every means possible and came down to the dressing room to take a decision with us", Pique said. Read More »

Mats Hummels following Klopp's Liverpool frustration


Fortunately for Jurgen Klopp , most of his key players will report back from global duty by Wednesday, with Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah having nearly a week to prepare, while England trio Henderson, Chamberlain and Sturridge will be back following their qualifiers on Sunday. Read More »

UFC 216 Embedded 2: Ferguson vs Lee Vlog Series

Initially cordial with each other, the lightweight pairing stole the show after Lee's comments about Chiesa's mother exploded into an on-stage brawl for all of the MMA world to see. "Nathan (Nate Diaz) is there". "You've got to embrace everybody and share the love, pay it forward, give somebody a high five and a smile", Ferguson said. Read More »

UFC 216: Several streaks on the line on Saturday

We went to the store to go get food for the cooler. "Walking out of the church , they could hear music ". In many ways, he reminds me of Cody Garbrandt, who made a quick climb up the bantamweight ladder, spitting game and settling fools along the way before delivering a virtuoso performance to dethrone Dominick Cruz and claim UFC gold past year at UFC 207. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooting Victim Stands When President Visits Him in Hospital


The president's comments regarding the worst mass shooting in US history have included nothing but high praise for law enforcement and in a typically blunt condemnation, he has called Stephen Paddock "demented ." . While visiting survivors and doctors at a trauma center in Las Vegas on Wednesday, a reporter asked Trump about gun violence in the United States which takes the lives of more than 100,000 Americans every year. Read More »

Rory McIlroy smashes drive 360 yards onto 18th green at St. Andrews


Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen, who is playing in this week's championship, says: "It's always one of the highlights of an fantastic week". The Northern Irishman, 28, claimed his first professional victory at the Dubai Desert Classic in 2009 and has since won every season on either the European, PGA, PGA of Australasia or Asian Tour, including claiming four majors. Read More »

Job done says Kane as England reach SWC


West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart has said that his team are on an upward curve following their slow start to the season. And when you get them to close their eyes, and this is an exercise we have done, and ask what is the one medal you would love to win? Harry gets put in that bracket and deserves to be. Read More »

Mourinho street: Manager has street named after him


Jose Mourinho will be very careful while choosing games in which he starts his star right-back Antonio Valencia , as per reports. "I come to Setubal because I love Setubal, because my friends call me Ze and leave the "Special One" bullshit", the Manchester Evening News quotes Mourinho as saying. Read More »

Raheem Sterling and John Stones return as England chase World Cup qualification

Alli made his debut for Milton Keynes Dons at the age of 16 and has made more than 200 professional appearances, winning 21 England caps to date . While this did not feel like a particularly positive occasion, Southgate deserves credit for taking the reins in hard circumstances following Sam Allardyce's exit and steering England to the World Cup with a game to spare. Read More »

No. 17 Louisville at No. 24 NC State


Louisville squeaks out a win on the road Thursday night. That, of course, starts with reigning Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson , who will try to steer his team to avoid a road upset against N.C. The Wolfpack have rebounded from an opening-week loss to SC to jump into the top 25, but they'll need a big victory in primetime to stay there. Will it be Lamar Jackson and Louisville coming out on top? Wolfpack defensive end Bradley Chubb leads the nation in plays behind the line of ... Read More »

Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush practiced Thursday, will play Saturday

Kapilovic estimated that the Tar Heels are now employing 60 percent of the package they would run at full strength, which naturally limits the explosiveness of what has been an elite offense in past years. But aside from the obvious loss of on-field productivity - headlined by senior wide receivers Austin Proehl and Thomas Jackson , the Tar Heels have been forced to move forward and allow backups and younger players to step up. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette Reveals How His Mom Stopped Him From Being A Goalkeeper


The Atletico Madrid forward is said to have convinced the former Lyon player to join Diego Simeone's side this summer but that move fell through due to the reinforcement of Atleti's transfer ban this summer. In France, I would only play for Lyon. Lacazette has helped the Gunners make a promising start to the season, climbing to fourth in the standings having recovered from setbacks against Stoke and Liverpool in the early weeks of the campaign. Read More »

Late Kane goal fires lacklustre England to World Cup


Staff at the hotel have confirmed that Southgate has already flown in to see the facilities but the announcement has been held back until England are assured of their place in the tournament. Prior to Kane's strike, the 61,598 fans in attendance had taken to entertaining themselves by launching paper aeroplanes at the pitch. " I'm still trying to get my head around it, to be honest ", Winks said . Read More »

Yankees vs. Indians, ALDS Game 1 live stream


He was forced to go to his bullpen early in the wild-card game when Luis Severino was chased in the first inning. Pitchers Masahiro Tanaka , who is expected to start Game 3, Jaime Garcia and Jordan Montgomery were included on the roster for the ALDS against the Indians . Read More »

Hornets' Nic Batum to miss at least six weeks with elbow injury


The injury was first reported The Vertical's Shams Charania , who said Batum is expected to miss 8-12 weeks. On Thursday afternoon the Hornets announced that Batum would get an MRI on his left elbow. Missing Batum for 2-3 months could be the difference from the Hornets getting off to a much needed hot start to them limping their way out of the starting gate. Read More »

Poland advances to 2018 football world cup


Lewandowski's hat trick gives him 50 worldwide goals, including 15 in the current World Cup qualifying campaign. Not satisfied with just the one goal, Lewandowski then scored from another set-piece, this time an indirect free-kick in the box that he lashed past the Armenian wall in the 25th minute. Read More »

Thomas named 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year


Justin Thomas was named 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), crowning a superb season, which saw five wins including a maiden major victory. Thomas said in an Instagram post, "Beyond honored to receive the Jack Nicklaus Award voted on amongst my peers today". The award was voted on by his fellow players on the PGA Tour, which does not release the vote totals. Read More »

Packers A Reminder That Young Cowboys Can Handle Adversity


Prescott had two big games against the Packers a year ago, throwing for three touchdowns at Lambeau Field during the regular season and keeping pace with Aaron Rodgers in the playoffs. Dez should find the end zone in Week Five. "But as you grow as a player, and you start thinking about championships, it doesn't really matter who catches the ball". Read More »

Chargers cut kicker from NJ ahead of Giants game


On Tuesday, the team waived rookie Younghoe Koo and replaced him with veteran Nick Novak , the second-most accurate kicker in franchise history. A 36-year-old veteran, Novak has connected on 173 of 209 field-goal attempts (82.8%) with a long of 53 yards over a National Football League career that began in 2005 and included four seasons (2011-14) with the Chargers. Read More »

Peter Kraus to star on 'Bachelor' spinoff 'Winter Games'


Bachelorette runner-up Peter Kraus is getting another chance on Bachelor nation according to the show's creator Mike Fleiss! However, during the " Bachelorette " live after show, Peter Kraus claimed to still be heartbroken over his split with Rachel Lindsay , who was cold to him during the live finale event. Read More »

Brett Favre admits he wanted to play for Dallas

The Cowboys are one loss from matching their total last regular season following a 35-30 home upset defeat to the hugely improved Rams on Sunday. They'll be looking for revenge against the Packers , who ended their 13-3 season in the Divisional Round last season with a 34-31 thriller in favor of Green Bay . Read More »

NRA calls for crackdown on gun modification used by Las Vegas gunman

The killer in Las Vegas apparently used the legal bump stock devices on legal rifles, essentially converting them into automatic weapons, which are banned. "We welcome, certainly, that and conversation on that", she said. President Donald Trump visited Las Vegas on Wednesday but said "We're not going to talk about that today" when asked about gun issues. Read More »

Liverpool vs Manchester United


I'm in one of the world's best clubs, it's clear that it's tough competition. However, it was the hosts who were consistently on the back foot in one of the most humbling displays of the season so far. They have faced the most games without conceding a goal to a 10-man team (10 matches). Liverpool dominated possession and chances against Newcastle, having 68 percent of the ball and 17 goal attempts. Read More »

Arsenal plan to offload Walcott in January


Now, Walcott is reportedly set to leave the club in the January transfer window with Everton , Southampton and West Ham all keen on his signing. The 28-year-old has hardly featured in the Premier League this season for Arsene Wenger's side, playing just 46 minutes, although he has played in the Europa League, netting twice last week against BATE Borisov. Read More »

Alabama football game against Texas A&M

Alabama is now a 26.5-point favorite against Texas A&M, a team it has beaten four straight times by a combined total of 182-79. The Crimson Tide have generally ended up beating the Aggies, but the hype is always there. Quarterback Jalen Hurts led Alabama with 101 rushing yards, while still passing for 197 and a pair of touchdowns. The Cowboys, on the other hand, have done exactly what they said they would do with their recruits. Read More »

Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill Agrees Two-Year Contract Extension


I don't think today is the day to discuss it but I must admit with the Euros and the possibility of qualifying and some games in Dublin it would be really exciting. 'Roy is obviously his own man and I've never shied away from this, that at some stage he will manage again, ' said O'Neill. I was almost going to say that he's mellowed, but he's certainly not done that at all. Read More »

Pooja Kadian wins first ever gold medal for India at Wushu Championships


Pooja, who is now serving as a head constable in the CRPF, revealed that she had struggled a lot in the initial days of her sporting career, especially after she lost her mother at a very young age. "The most important thing is that we managed to retain our status as one of the top three in the world". "First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in helping the national team achieve our target at the World Championships - especially the NSC (National Sports ... Read More »