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Did the Red Sox get it right with John Farrell?

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He went 432-378 overall in his five seasons. The Red Sox were eliminated from the playoffs on Monday, losing to the Houston Astros 5-4 in Game 4 of the American League Division Series. Farrell is 586-548 (.517 winning percentage) overall as a major league manager. Farrell's first professional coaching stint began with Boston in 2007 when he spent four seasons as pitching coach. Read More »

Outlook much different for Texas heading into Red River Showdown

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All of which brings us to Saturday, when Texas (3-2, 2-0 Big 12) and No. 12 Oklahoma (4-1, 1-1) renew their annual grudge match in a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Ehlinger seems to have emerged from a simmering quarterback battle with 2016 starter Shane Buechele. We're going to work on our craft and get better each day. Read More »

UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) EPS Estimated At $2.57

The SI to Neuralstem Incorporated's float is 9.22%. About 579 shares traded. It has outperformed by 40.33% the S&P500. Analysts expect Approach Resources Inc. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams invested in 11,138 shares. (NYSE:SLB). Tocqueville Asset Mngmt LP invested in 1.30 million shares or 1.02% of the stock. Read More »

National Basketball Association free agency grades: New York Knicks add Trey Burke

Combo guard Ron Baker and rookie Frank Ntilikina will see plenty of minutes this year, while the Knicks also have Jarrett Jack and Ramon Sessions-both capable of running an offense-on the current roster. Burke was a first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2013 NBA Draft, but he ended up getting traded to the Utah Jazz for Gorgui Dieng and Shabazz Muhammad. Read More »

Pallavi Purkaystha was my girlfriend, killer Sajjad Mogul tells friend

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He was sentenced to life imprisonment on July 7, 2014, and sent to Nashik Central Jail. Crime branch along with arrested accused Sajjad Mogul. The accused allegedly killed Pallavi on August 9, 2012, when she resisted his advances. As the Mumbai police came to know about it, they left for the place. Around a month ago, Mumbai crime branch sleuths disguised themselves as locals, and started developing a network of informants in and around the village, to gather information on Mogul. Read More »

Jack Wilshere reportedly eyeing Arsenal exit in January

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Crystal Palace are also being credited with an interest and Wilshere will be aware he needs to be playing regularly as he attempts to force his way back into the England fold ahead of next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. He traveled to the last World Cup and also 2016's European Championship but there is no guarantee he'll be on the plane to Russian Federation next year. Read More »

Mark Hunt angry after UFC pulls him from fight for medical reasons

The UFC announced yesterday that due to "medical concerns", heavyweight Mark Hunt (13-11-1, 1NC ) has been removed from Sydney's upcoming UFC Fight Night 121 fight with No. 'The interview has been taken out of context and want to reassure all my fans, I slur my words only when I have a drink I'm fit and healthy, and would have understood if the UFC requested a medical to ensure my safety, however this is total bullshit f*ck you Dana, you've always hated me you dog'. Read More »

Man United and Chelsea to battle for Rose

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The England worldwide caused a storm earlier in the summer when criticising the club's transfer policy and wage structure, but immediately received the backing of Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino who insisted the player remained in his plans. Read More »

Liverpool Reportedly Agree To Sell Philippe Coutinho

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As a result of their poor form, Jurgen Klopp has already come under fire; primarily for his reluctance to sort out his team's defence in the summer transfer window. That's according to Spanish daily Mundo Deportivo who claim Barcelona will land the Brazilian at the fourth time of asking and if they match their €150m asking price. Read More »

Netherlands join England, Germany and Spain in top Nations League division

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Wales have missed out on a place in the top league of Uefa's new Nations League tournament after losing their final World Cup qualifier. The UEFA Nations League aims to ensure the continued success of national team football by replacing most friendlies with competitive matches and by allowing all nations to play against equally-ranked teams. Read More »

Major League Baseball playoffs: Indians optimistic Edwin Encarnacion returns to lineup for Game 5

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With a win in the Yankees' grasp, the manager's decisions cost them a game that will be remembered for a long time because of his mistakes. The likely Cy Young victor was candid when asked what he needs to do better in Game 5. Francisco Lindor is hitting.071 (1-for-14) and MVP candidate Jose Ramirez is hitting.118 (2-for-17). The New York Yankees meet the Cleveland Indians in a Major League Baseball deciding Game 5 in an American League Division Series on Wednesday, October 11, ... Read More »

Real Madrid offer Bale to Man Utd, Spurs for original price

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Zidane knows that he is a player with whom he cannot count for a third of the season, at best. The same report cites golf as a major contributor to Bale's injury problems, saying the sport - which apparently obsesses the Welshman - contributes to his back problems. Read More »

Jerry Jones said comments meant to take Cowboys out of anthem debate

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Jones said it's in the best interest of the Cowboys that it remains that way. Jones told ESPN that the policy of suspending Cowboys players from games if they fail to stand during the anthem is not a new one, and has been in place since last season when Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, first began to kneel in protest at perceived police brutality toward minority groups in the United States. Read More »

Boston Red Sox: Rafael Devers still setting marks in postseason

But Kimbrel walked his first batter, No. 1 hitter George Springer , before allowing a single to Josh Reddick , scoring pinch runner Cameron Maybin with the go-ahead run. That is, until Bregman unloaded on a pitch for a game-tying home run. I'm going to go out on a limb and say no. Asked if Rizzo, who drove in two runs in each of the first two games of the series, seems like a player who gets hits at key moments in the playoffs, Baker responded: "Well, yeah, I guess". Read More »

Red Sox-Astros: Playoff vet Verlander opposes 1st-timer Sale

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On the mound for Houston will be Brad Peacock (13-2, 3.00 ERA ), while Boston counters with Doug Fister (5-9, 4.88). Just one of those things that doesn't go your way. What will decide this series will be the anticipation of both teams to come up in the clutch. After getting out of that huge jam in the third, he did allow a couple of runners in the fourth, but one was on a bloop double and the other was an intentional walk. Read More »

5-run 8th inning lifts Nationals past Cubs in NLDS Game 2

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The Cubs won Monday's Game 3 in dramatic fashion in the 8th inning and were looking to close out the series Tuesday with a 3-1 series victory. In the back of his mind, though, Arrieta understands the Tuesday start could represent the final time he takes center stage for the home team at Wrigley Field . Read More »

Colin Kaepernick's kneeling with bowed head may have been expression of sadness

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After reporter Jason La Canfora's statement to CBS Sports was widely reported , he tweeted Sunday afternoon that he had not spoken to Kaepernick about whether he would continue the protest but rather had "relayed" another report. "I stand with President Trump, I stand with our soldiers, and I will always stand for our Flag and our National Anthem ", Pence said on Twitter. Relying on unnamed sources, ESPN reported in March that Kaepernick would stand during the anthem if he played ... Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles must address running game

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The Panthers won that game as well. The Carolina Panthers are -3.5 over the Philadelphia Eagles in this game on Thursday. The Eagles' defense faces a stiff challenge in trying to contain Panthers quarterback Cam Newton . Blount has been part of two Super Bowl championship teams in New England over the previous three seasons. Just last week NFL Network analysts listed the Eagles as a top-five contender in the NFL . Read More »

JJ Watt Likely Out For 2017 With Fractured Leg

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A 10-yard touchdown reception, a De'Anthony Thomas, an 82-yard Tyreek Hill kick return, and a Texan three-and-out sandwiched in between, though, stopped Houston's surge cold its tracks. In Oakland, Calif., Joe Flacco hit Mike Wallace on two deep passes to spark Baltimore's struggling offense, and the Ravens got a fumble return for a touchdown by Jimmy Smith to beat short-handed Oakland. Read More »

Arjen Robben retires from Netherlands squad after failing to reach World Cup

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While the result brought the Netherlands level on points with Sweden for the play-off places, Robben and the Dutch lost the tie-breaker to the Swedes due to an inferior goal difference. Yet they have now missed out on a second major tournament after also failing in their bid to qualify for last year's European Championship in France. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton relishing future Max Verstappen F1 battles

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The talk heading into the Japanese Grand Prix was of a three-way fight for race wins, with Red Bull potentially acting as kingmakers in the Hamilton versus Vettel title fight. But retirements in Malaysia (Raikkonen) and Japan (Vettel) were down to unreliability, and until Sunday's race day, the red cars had looked the fastest in the last three races. Read More »

Blow for Mourinho as 'Barcelona target €100m Griezmann deal'

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The France global made a decision to stay put out of loyalty to the club, and signed a new deal to ward off any interest. The French worldwide has a release clause at Los Rojiblancos of €100m - reduced from €200m after 1 July, 2018 - and according to El Mundo Deportivo , the Blaugrana are keen to tie up a provisional deal before the World Cup begins in Russian Federation. Read More »

Gareth Bale urges Chris Coleman to stay on as Wales manager

Coleman's assistant Osian Roberts said: "Chris is his own man and he'll eventually decide what is right for him and I'm sure for Welsh football. When the dust settles we'll see where we go", he added. He's been the best Welsh manager in history, with what he's achieved. "I don't know about revenge, but certainly I think the view among the players is that if Russian Federation was available to us and we could make it there, I would think Seamus would be very much at the forefronts of our ... Read More »

Wales players urge Coleman to stay on

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Meanwhile, FIFA will look at video footage of whether Ireland midfielder Robbie Brady threw his head towards Wales defender Ashley Williams during Monday night's 1-0 win in Cardiff . "Do I fear teams in it?" But they ran out of ideas after falling behind and Ireland comfortably soaked up home attacks. "We missed Joe, he's critical to how we play and it affected us when he went off", said Coleman afterwards. Read More »