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LEADING OFF: NL teams continue series, AL arms get a rest

That was to be expected, with the two teams being so evenly matched. Monday's victor, of course, can end it Tuesday when, tentatively, Tanner Roark (13-11, 4.67) goes for Washington against Chicago's Jake Arrieta (14-10, 3.53). On Aug. 25 in Philadelphia, he gave up nine hits and six earned runs in five innings. The high potential payout makes the risk on the Cubs well worth it. Read More »

Emre Can nets first-ever Germany goal in standout showing against Azerbaijan


Germany , Group C winners, closed their qualifying campaign with a 100 per cent record following a 5-1 win against Azerbaijan in Kaiserslautern. "Overall it would be a mistake to take this qualification as the standard". After that, the new-look side struggled for a long period to find any rhythm. "With Mustafi it seems that it is some muscle tear or some muscle fibre tear", Low said. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting first responders to receive free tickets to UFC 216

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is still awaiting his fate after failing another drug test at UFC 214 back in July, but as he faces up to the possibility of being banned for up to four years, UFC President Dana White is still lamenting what could have been, while assessing where it all went wrong for the superstar fighter who had the world at his feet. Read More »

Barcelona will look to sign Manchester United forward Anthony Martial


Martial moved to United from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in September 2015, for a fee of £36 million which could rise as far as to £58 million; his contract has three bonuses within it worth £7.2 million each. The Gunners are now in a precarious situation, with the future of Alexis Sanchez up in the air. Sánchez is in the final year of his deal, and Arsenal could cash-in on the player in January to avoid losing him for nothing in the summer. Read More »

Adam Blair Launches Scathing Attack On Jason Taumalolo


Taumalolo has rejected the Kiwis and is set to play for Tonga at this year's Rugby League World Cup. Smith was gruff when asked if he'd welcome Fifita back into the side once the World Cup was run and won. Fans of rugby league like myself are fed up with what is happening to this game of rugby league and as I have said before, I have no faith with the administration who are in charge of the NRL at this moment in time, and the 2018 NRL season won't see to many changes for the better. Read More »

Nadal eases to China Open title

Kyrgios was back in the spotlight after he capitulated 6-2, 6-1 to the Spanish world number one in Beijing on Sunday, during which he swore, argued with the umpire and was docked a point. "When I have been in that position (injured), I don't remember the people talking that much about these things", Nadal said after defeating the 26-year-old Dimitrov in their semi-final. Read More »

Kyle Busch needed oxygen, fluids after overheating, elevated carbon monoxide levels


This is not an easy weather forecast for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway . Medical personnel attended to him shortly after he exited his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry following a 29th-place finish. Looking ahead, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' next race is the Alabama 500 from Talladega Superspeedway. And a suffocating environment was exacerbated by crushed panels on his auto that permitted noxious fumes into the cockpit. Read More »

Nadal thrashes Kyrgios, wins 2nd China Open title


NICK Kyrgios' goal of qualifying for the season-ending ATP finals is alive after beating Alexander Zverev to reach the China Open final. The match was just 4 minutes young and we already saw the crucial moment, since Nick never recovered from the fact that he was robbed in the moment when he had a nice opportunity to open the match with a break. Read More »

Truex wins to advance to Round of 8


The driver of the No. 48 Chevrolet had to wait several extra seconds while the lug nuts on the left front tire were tightened after the vehicle had started to leave the pit box. I didn't feel sick from the CO or anything like that. Ryan Blaney and Austin Dillon finished in the top five in the Xfinity race, finishing third and fourth, respectively. Read More »

Trump tweet confirms Pence NFL walkout stunt was premeditated


Pence, who has gone out of his way to demonstrate loyalty to Trump, said in his statement it was important to rally around the flag and things that unite the country. Pence tweeted a statement in which he said he would not dignify any event that disrespects soldiers, the flag or the anthem. "He's fired. He's fired!'" However, a few hours later he updated his Twitter saying that he left the game following the display during the national anthem . Read More »

World Cup qualifying wrap 08 October 2017

The Poles secured a first World Cup finals place since 2006, while there was joy in Egypt as the African nation sealed its first finals place since 1990 with a 2-1 win over the Republic of Congo. The latter two were playing each other, in the Slovenian capital Ljubliana. Germany completed a flawless qualification campaign by beating Azerbaijan 5-1 in Kaiserslautern for a 10th straight win. Read More »

Vegas shooter booked room facing Lollapalooza in Chicago


According to multiple reports , Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock had two rooms reserved overlooking the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago . "That's the one in this one, and we are not there yet", FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said. They know he had a plan to survive the shooting and try to escape, though would not say how. Read More »

VP Mike Pence: Why I left today's Colts/49ers game


The relationship between the National Football League and White House has been strained after President Donald Trump said during a speech in September that any National Football League players who protested during the anthem should be kicked off the field or fired. Read More »

Angel Gomes scores fantastic free-kick for England under-17s


In an evening mixed with anticipation and excitement, England's next big star, Jadon Sancho, shined the brightest with an awe-inspiring performance that was topped off with a brace. The Young Lions did even better in the second half, pumping in three more goals . On the red card shown to his side's goalkeeper Julio Borquez, he said, "He is a good goalkeeper and we lost him". Read More »

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: We Can't Tolerate 'Disrespecting the Flag'


Earlier in the day, vice president Mike Pence left the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers game after seeing a handful of 49ers kneel during the anthem. You understand? If we are disrespecting the flag, then we won't play. NFL players who have demonstrated during the national anthem over the past year have said that they are protesting police brutality and racism - not the flag or the anthem itself. Read More »

JJ Watt Carted to Locker Room With Apparent Left Leg Injury


Deshaun Watson can only do so much and taking away the ferociousness of the defense changes the ball game in a big way for the Texans the rest of the way. What makes this even more heartbreaking is the context of how important Watt has been to the Houston community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. They also ended Houston's season with a 30-0 playoff performance that garnered Andy Reid semi-Sainthood in the Midwest, as it was the first playoff victory for Kansas City since before Mahomes ... Read More »

Arsenal's Mustafi could be out 'for a long time', says Low


Joachim Loew's world champions dominated their group to such an extent that they scored 43 goals - on average, more than four per game while conceding just four. Azerbaijan played on while Mustafi squirmed in pain. Leon Goretzka had earlier given Germany the lead on nine minutes. Yet his team quickly finished off the game with Wagner grabbing his fifth goal in his fifth global in the 54th minute and Antonio Ruediger scoring 10 minutes later. Read More »

O'Neill wants Republic to keep hopes alive for injured Coleman

Lawrence's goal demonstrated his fine technique and although he has played for nine different clubs, despite only being 23 years of age, his movement will prove a handful for the Irish and Clark . Lose by more than a goal and it makes Ireland's chances even better. The runner-up with the lowest number of points will miss out on a play-off spot. Read More »

Jets vs Browns Week 5 Preview


The most memorable meeting might have taken place on September 21, 1970, when the Browns defeated the Joe Namath-led Jets in the very first "Monday Night Football" game. That's kind of how I get a feel about guys, a certain demeanor about a guy. If you're looking for a sleeper play in fantasy this week, Jets WR Robbie Anderson could be your answer. Read More »

India takes out first T20 worldwide over Aussies


Expectations: The city experienced heavy rains which can be affected the game, leave your job India's pre-series preparation to a little session of the keepy puppies exterior the dressing room. With a 7 PM start scheduled as opposed to the 8 PM starts we're used to seeing in the IPL, the impact of dew on proceedings will considerably reduce, even if it's due. Read More »

Nuggets SG Gary Harris agrees to extension


Wojnarowski also reported on the terms and conditions of this deal, saying that $74 million is guaranteed and the remaining $10 million is in "team and individual bonus clauses". Last season, Harris was limited to just 57 games but he still averaged a career-best 14.9 points per game and shot 50.2 percent from the field and 42.0 percent from beyond the three-point line. Read More »

Bills at Bengals: Highlights, score and recap


Green was already over the 100-yard mark for the 30 time in his career (five balls for 122) when Dalton tried to hit him on an in-cut and he threw it a bit high. The Buffalo Bills have been one of the biggest surprises of the first quarter of the National Football League season, and they'll look to continue their strong start when they visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Read More »

Virat Kohli makes fun of Ashish Nehra's teeth, video goes viral


While everyone was busy having a variety of dishes prepared at the party, Kohli was interested in knowing the number of dogs in Ziva's house from the little girl herself. While he didn't get a chance to bat in India's nine-wicket Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method win, the former captain was not shy of hosting the Indian team at his residence in the city. Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. Wins a Hot One in Charlotte

He had already won more races this year than any other driver, and this win only further separates him atop the leaderboard. "You know, I think week to week you can probably change your favorite". That said, Kyle Larson , now third in the standings, said he understands why NASCAR opted for the new course. He lost over and over again in his first 2½ years in the Cup Series. Read More »

The Chargers Gave The Giants Two Points

When Philip Rivers last faced the Giants, he carved up them up for 249 yards and three touchdowns on 21-of-28 passing. The game-winning score was set up by Melvin Ingram's strip sack of Eli Manning deep in Giants territory with NY up two. Read More »