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Red Sox to interview Astros' bench coach Alex Cora for manager job

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According to Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe , Dombrowski was "expected to interview [Cora] on Sunday" while the Astros were off during their American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees . Despite winning 93 games and the AL East in back-to-back seasons, the Red Sox still have a relatively young roster. I've read that the Red Sox must hire a minority candidate when they fill their managerial opening. Read More »

CJ McCollum suspended for season opener

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Swanigan and Len were ejected from the game. That was when McCollum took a few steps off the bench . He will have to miss the first game he is physically able to play, meaning he will likely sit Portland's opener on Wednesday — coincidentally, back in Phoenix. Read More »

Deeney tells Wenger: 'Arsenal don't have any cojones'

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Troy Deeney scored from the penalty spot in the 71st minute of the game to draw Watford level. Following the match, Wenger - of course - hit out at the referee. "Well, I'm not going to be one to tell Mr Wenger about himself, but there's a reason they lost and it wasn't because of one penalty". "I believe we had many, many unsafe situations where we could have scored and we didn't and we panicked a bit at the end". Read More »

Goalkeeper dies after freak mid-game collision with teammate

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Choirul Huda , the one-club man goalkeeper of Indonesian club Persela Lamongan, has tragically passed away after a collision with a teammate. 'Then he fell unconscious'. Persela coach Aji Santoso confirmed after the game, though, that Huda had sadly lost his life. According to Goal , Dr. Zaki Mubarok of the Dr. Read More »

South Africa sweeps aside Bangladesh in huge 10-wicket win

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Bangladesh are boosted by the return of Shakib Al Hasan while South Africa welcome back AB de Villiers for the first ODI, live on Sky Sports Cricket. De Kock made his runs off 145 balls with 21 fours and two sixes. Mushfiqur's fifth one-day century was greeted with rapturous applause by hundreds of Bangladeshi supporters. Read More »

Yin takes Sth Korean golf 2nd-round lead

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Tour at the end of last season and bagged her first major at the U.S. Women's Open in July. Ko, a nine-time victor on the local KLPGA Tour, gained five shots in an eight-hole stretch from the fifth before posting a 19-under total of 269 on the par-72 Ocean Course at the SKY72 Golf & Resort in Incheon, South Korea . Read More »

India beat Pakistan in Hockey Asia Cup 2017 with 3-1

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In the Super 4s, which get underway on October 18, India and Pakistan will be joined by the top two teams from Pool B, with Malaysia already having qualified and to be joined by the victor of Monday's clash between China and South Korea. Q2 28'min: Another good save from Indian GK - Suraj, he is showing great courage here. India now lead 2-1. The ball goes past between two players. Who will score the first goal of the match? While India will be boosted by their recent form, Pakistan will ... Read More »

Shah Rukh, Salman party with friends at Arpita Khan's Diwali bash

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They are mostly glittery bashes giving stars an opportunity to reunite with their co-stars and friends. And it was nothing like we usually expect from a superstar. Shah Rukh hosted a pre-Diwali bash at his home here. Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan , Riteish Deshmukh and many more were spotted at Arpita Khan Sharma's Pre-Diwali Bash here in Mumbai . Read More »

Morocco emerges new host of 2018 CHAN

However a decision by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to award the the hosting rights to Morocco on Saturday means there was the need to replace the Atlas Lions among the team that qualified for the tournament. The tournament will run from 12th January to 4th February 2018. Morocco hosted the U23 AFCON in 2011, which was the qualifying tournament for the London Olympics in 2012. Read More »

Pochettino did not like me at first, reveals Alli

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Since leaving MK Dons, Alli has become a key figure for both Spurs and England, but he has had to overcome some doubts along the way, not least from Pochettino. When asked if Davies could recover in time, Pochettino said: "It's hard". "The first proper one-on-one was with Jesus [Perez, Pochettino's assistant]". Read More »

Utah has USC on UPSET ALERT in Los Angeles

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The problem is Utah's offense struggles big time with Williams at quarterback. I think that was the right decision at the end. "Darnold was on fire". Utah put together the ideal four-minute drive over 11 plays for a touchdown. The USC Trojans haven't lost a home game since October of 2015. Utah did beat USC previous year (on an incredible voyage of a final drive), and the Trojans lost two weeks ago to Washington State. Read More »

Chelsea consider sending Charly Musonda out on loan again

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Musonda's only appearance this season came in the 5-1 thrashing against Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup, a match in which the Belgian scored in. In the cryptic post, he wrote: " You sacrifice, you work hard, harder, you give more than what's expected, and often more than you can, because you love what you do and clearly more than you should ". Read More »

Andrea Dovizioso beats Marc Marquez in a rain-soaked Japanese GP

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The Italian made his way from ninth on the grid to the podium positions in a matter of four laps at the start of a wet Japanese Grand Prix, and proceeded to battle with championship leader Marquez for the entirety of the race. The Honda rider was pushing to the limit and opened an advantage of a few tenths, but Marquez lost some momentum after a feet-off-the-pegs moment on the final lap at turn 8. Read More »

Virat Kohli's heartwarming message to the Afghanistan cricket team

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Actor Aamir Khan and ace cricketer Virat Kohli came together for a Diwali special chat show to promote Aamir's upcoming film "Secret Superstar". This is the second edition of the charity celebrity football called Celebrity Clasico. A similarly styled football match also took place between Virat Kohli and Abhishek Bachchan's sides in 2016, which was also termed as "Celebrity Clasico". Read More »

Premier League updates from the Liberty Stadium

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Swansea City striker Tammy Abraham struck twice as they defeated Huddersfield Town 2-0. "This is the only chance we have, and supporters have said to me I can trust and believe them to be there". Swansea have recorded one victory in their last seven Premier League games (D2, L4). However, Paul Clement's side are one point better off than at this stage last season under Francesco Guidolin. Read More »

David De Gea Explains His Superhuman Save Against Liverpool

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De Gea, who rescued United with a brilliant save off Joel Matip in the first half, however did not bemoan the lack of victory for his side. De Gea has already kept six clean sheets from United's opening seven matches and was in top form once again against Jurgen Klopp's side as he kept out Matip with his left boot. Read More »

Neville slams Lukaku performance

His verdict on Liverpool was equally damning, as he suggested Klopp and his players showed signs of fear as they failed to push for a victor in the second half. "It's a tough place to come, it's a really tough place to come". Lukaku was lucky to escape a yellow card for petulantly swiping at Joe Gomez and was visibly frustrated after squandering United's best chance of the opening half. Read More »

Daria Gavrilova beats Jennifer Brady in semi-finals — WTA Hong Kong

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Gavrilova needed more than two hours to hold off Cabrera, playing her first WTA quarter-final at age 19 and ranked 155th. Gavrilova was ruthless in the opening set and the American was left scrambling to debut on the score-board. Brady's nerves settled in the second set, when she finally found some rhythm. Gavrilova won her only previous meeting with fellow Russian-born player Pavlyuchenkova a year ago in Moscow, while beating Wang at Wimbledon in 2016. Read More »

"Liverpool were really interested" - Monaco say Thomas Lemar will leave next summer

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Monaco's vice-president Vadim Vasilyev confirmed he had rejected huge bids for the French global, who had told him he wanted to go to England, and also prevented the midfielder Fabinho from leaving for now. 'We had some players who were supposed to leave this summer but didn't leave because of X, Y, Z. He added: 'January, in football, never say never, but this is not what we're thinking of, this is really not in our plans. Read More »

Bittersweet race weekend in Talladega as Earnhardt makes final run

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Dale Earnhardt Junior will make his final run at Talladega . "I'll tell ya, this vehicle here was just awesome all day", Allison said in the winner's circle. "There ain't much to it as a driver". Joey Logano qualified second, followed by Chase Elliott, Kurt Busch and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. "I was able to take that (knowledge) back to my father and prove that I had what it took (to become a driver)". Read More »

Court clears way for 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Elliott

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Should the court decide to hear the en banc hearing - and the judges ruled 2-1 against Elliott, so there is some dissension - it could be months before anything actually happens and Elliott could theoretically play out the season. The NFL announced Thusday that Elliott's suspension was effective immediately, though the appeals process still has to run its course and the Cowboys are not playing this weekend. Read More »

Panthers release statement on violent fan incident

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Emory says the Panthers "are committed to a fan-friendly and family-friendly stadium experience" and said the behavior is "unacceptable and will not be condoned". The dude bro turns around and calls the victim a "geriatric [expletive]", "f--", and "hick". On Friday, the Carolina Panthers released an official statement about the incident, saying they have identified them man throwing the punches. Read More »

Patriots Rookie LB Harvey Langi Injured in Car Accident

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A source told NESN.com that the injuries are considered "serious" but not life-threatening. "Our thoughts are with Harvey, the Langi family and those who sustained injuries in last nights accident". Minutes after releasing the statement , New England ruled out Langi for the Patriots' game against the New York Jets on Sunday with a back injury. Read More »

Anthony Martial starts ahead of Marcus Rashford

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Jose Mourinho is not playing into the hype surrounding Man United's next match versus Liverpool . Matteo Darmian and Anthony Martial come in for the pair, while Ander Herrera replaces the injured Marouane Fellaini in the centre of midfield as expected. Read More »

Team India for three-match ODI series against New Zealand Announced

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Ashwin and Jadeja last played in a limited-overs series against West Indies earlier this year. "Because, as of now, this is the best combination." a BCCI official told ESPNcricinfo . The squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan , Ajinkya Rahane , Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur. Read More »

Defending champion Francesco Molinari among Italian Open leaders

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The 27-year-old world number 150 from Hertfordshire, who won his maiden European Tour title in May, led with Australian Marcus Fraser after day two. I played very well. The in-form Englishman, who was celebrating his 26th birthday, parred the last four to sign for a 65 and a score of 15 under alongside local hero Molinari, who kept his adoring home fans entertained with a flawless five-birdie 66. Read More »

Hertha Berlin players 'take a knee' before match against Schalke

The ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback, now a free agent, chose to sit out said anthem in a personal form of protest, citing racism as his main reason for his actions. "If we can give some lessons there with that, then that's good". BC-SOC-Hertha-Protest, 115'Take a knee' comes to Germany through Hertha solidarityAP Photo SOB101Eds: APNewsNow. Read More »

Cubs plane diverted to Albuquerque

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Albuquerque International Sunport spokesman Daniel Jiron said the plane landed in Albuquerque around 5:30 a.m. Friday and a passenger was taken to the hospital. According to FlightAware, the plane took off from Albuquerque at 9:28 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive at LAX at around 11 a.m. The good news is the situation is not life-threatening for the individual. Read More »