• Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello

    Eovaldi to start Game 3 instead of Porcello

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    The Red Sox are one dominant Nathan Eovaldi performance away from reclaiming home-field advantage in a series now tied at 1-1. "It's do or die now", Yankees manager Aaron Boone said. "But I can tell you it's an honor to be mentioned in the same sentence as him, a legend of baseball", Sanchez said. "It's all the same now". He entered the game as a pinch-runner for Millar (again) after Millar walked (again) with no outs in a one-run game.
  • Mahrez misses late penalty as Man City draw at Liverpool

    Mahrez misses late penalty as Man City draw at Liverpool

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    The City boss said: "If you play so quick they are much better than us". Guardiola is the purists' purist - the manager who will never sacrifice the principles forged at Barcelona and put into further practice at Bayern Munich and now Manchester City .
  • Lacazette, Ramsey star as rampant Arsenal make it nine in a row

    Lacazette, Ramsey star as rampant Arsenal make it nine in a row

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    They already have three away wins in the league under Unai Emery after having won only four under Arsene Wenger last season and have scored at least two goals in each of their last 10 matches in all competitions. Newly promoted Fulham fancied their chances against Emery's men but a first-half brace from Alexandre Lacazette dampened their spirits. We are imposing our timings, our ideas on the pitch.
  • Manchester City have improved too, Vincent Kompany warns Liverpool

    Manchester City have improved too, Vincent Kompany warns Liverpool

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    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola: " Liverpool will beat a lot of teams, not just Man City ". Like Guardiola, Emery was also 100% in September with Arsenal and may provide the toughest competition for the prize. It has worked wonders for Liverpool in the past and should Guardiola fail to find a solution, it could play in the home sides' hands. After none of these games you go into the dressing room and think, "Now we know how to beat Manchester City ", because there is no real way, ...
  • Prithvi Shaw slams hundred on Test debut

    Prithvi Shaw slams hundred on Test debut

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    Electing to bat, India were 364 for 4 at stumps. In the third session, Kohli and Rahane stitched a 105-run stand to take the team past 300. In total, 15 Indian players have scored centuries on Test debut. Pujara too looked at ease at the other end until he was caught behind off debutant Sherman Lewis, missing out on a 16th Test ton. Rahul was gone for a golden duck when Caribbean pacer Shannon Gabriel trapped the Indian opener in front of the wickets.
  • Ind vs WI: Virat Kohli hits 24th Test ton

    Ind vs WI: Virat Kohli hits 24th Test ton

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    Any hopes West Indies had of finding further immediate breakthroughs were then dashed as Shaw and Pujara combined in a 206-run second wicket stand to consolidate the innings. WICKET! Sherman Lewis gets the big wicket of Virat Kohli, who is dismissed for 139 runs. Besides Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara also scored a good looking 86 in his own backyard but missed out on a hundred .
  • Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

    Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

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    The best-of-seven National League Division Series will open on Thursday with the pairings to be determined. Games 4 and 5 would air on FS1. "I think he's equipped in so many ways to handle this, and perhaps most importantly, he's equipped with unbelievable stuff and the ability to dominate big league hitters because he's such a talented pitcher", manager Aaron Boone said.
  • Yankees set single-season home run record with 265th of season

    Yankees set single-season home run record with 265th of season

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    Baseball fans in New England won't be forgetting about this magical 2018 season for their beloved Boston Red Sox any time soon. Brock Holt hit a two-run homer in the ninth for the Red Sox, who could be hosting the Yankees in the AL Division Series starting week.
  • [Teams] Tottenham vs Barcelona: Confirmed Line-Ups From Wembley

    [Teams] Tottenham vs Barcelona: Confirmed Line-Ups From Wembley

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    He's definitely set the standard for the rest of us and he still is. 'To chase the game against Messi , Suarez, Coutinho, to be competitive in the second half [they are heroes]. "We got off to a great start last season, beating Dortmund at home". Draws with Girona and Athletic Bilbao either side of a shock defeat by Leganes were partly caused by Valverde prioritising the Champions League with Messi left on the bench at the weekend.
  • Kershaw sings Buehler's praises after win: 'He's got big balls'

    Kershaw sings Buehler's praises after win: 'He's got big balls'

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    Los Angeles now hosts Atlanta in the best-of-five NL Division Series beginning Thursday. After Manny Machado and Yasmani Grandal struck out, Bellinger connected on a 1-0 pitch from German Marquez (14-11). Monday is going to be one wild ride and I, for one, can't wait. The Brewers will host the wild-card victor starting Thursday in the best-of-five Division Series.
  • Hoffenheim 1 Manchester City 2: Silva settles it late on

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    Pep Guardiola's side, who suffered a 2-1 loss at home to Lyon in their Group F opener, fell behind inside 44 seconds on Tuesday. It seemed as if Guardiola's men would be deprived of the win when Sane was clearly brought down in the penalty area in the second half when rounding goalkeeper Oliver Baumann but no penalty was awarded.
  • How 'fantastic person' Sarri has made Chelsea players smile again, explains Luiz

    How 'fantastic person' Sarri has made Chelsea players smile again, explains Luiz

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    He said: "I am disappointed for the moment they scored but I am really happy with the performance". "The first two places, as you know, for me, is going to be very hard because Manchester City and Liverpool are a step forward on us. "We've played Liverpool twice and were so close to winning both games". "There are still areas we can improve on but they are a top team, they have shown that at the start of the season and they showed that the other night".
  • Be optimistic, Mauricio Pochettino urges depleted Spurs ahead of Barcelona clash

    Be optimistic, Mauricio Pochettino urges depleted Spurs ahead of Barcelona clash

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    We have enough players, we don't need to depend on one". "I think him and (Cristiano) Ronaldo have gone above the normal standard set by people in years gone past", Kane said. Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported that Harry Kane is among 5 players that definitely need to leave their current clubs if they want to win the Champions League cup.
  • Napoli coach Ancelotti speaks about Salah ahead of Liverpool clash

    Napoli coach Ancelotti speaks about Salah ahead of Liverpool clash

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    The Holland global said: "I don't know what he did in his pre-season, but he was quite fit". "During the season he will show that he is really important for us, not only because of his goals, but also the way he is playing". Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne, who has scored five times this season with three in last three, singled out Roberto Firmino as Liverpool's key man. "They have a lot of strong players, even the ones on the bench", said the Italian worldwide.
  • Mourinho told Man Utd players: Play for the crest

    Mourinho told Man Utd players: Play for the crest

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    Valencia struggled to create chances as Michy Batshuayi muscled his way around United defenders constantly giving them trouble though they managed to hold out their attacks. "Our attacking players aren't in their best moments of confidence and individual level", he added. His next longest reign came with three complete seasons, at Real Madrid, whom he left after failing to deliver the then-required La Decima - a 10th Champions League trophy.
  • Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash

    Jose Mourinho fires warning at Manchester United squad ahead of Valencia clash

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    Hernandez, who is a key player for Leeds and has been playing well for Marcelo Bielsa's side this season, believes that Valencia will win against United away from home at Old Trafford on Tuesday evening. "I see different actions but what you see is not really inside". United and Valencia have played eight games against each other with five games ending in a draw, United winning twice and Valencia winning one game.
  • Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies in NL Wild Card Game

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    Because the season-long issues the Cubs could contain or finesse with their individual talent, overall depth and big-market payroll over the course of a six-month season showed up in Monday afternoon's 3-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field .
  • Dodgers, Rockies To Face Off In Tie-Breaker For NL West Title

    Dodgers, Rockies To Face Off In Tie-Breaker For NL West Title

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    Cody Bellinger goes yard in the 4th to break the scoreless game wide open. Dodgers starter Buehler owns a 2.52 ERA, striking out 85 batters in his 71.1 career innings at home. The Rockies have never won the NL West. The Rockies will travel to Chavez Ravine after losing the head-to-head season series to the Dodgers (7-12) with first pitch scheduled for 2:09pm MST.
  • Seattle Seahawks player breaks leg, sends parting message to team

    Seattle Seahawks player breaks leg, sends parting message to team

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    On Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, though, Thomas hurt his leg during the third quarter on a play where the Cardinals scored a touchdown to tie the game. He has missed multiple practices, and the team has been on the fence about whether to fine him for those missed practices, and if so, how much. Seattle, who's original asking price was reportedly two second-round draft picks, lowered their price to one second-rounder, per Rapoport.
  • Mourinho has many

    Mourinho has many "complaints" after Manchester United loss

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    A 3-1 loss at West Ham on Saturday means United have taken 10 points from their first seven games of the season, recording their joint worst start to a Premier League season, equalling the beginning of the ill-fated David Moyes era. " I just think they have actually become a very, very average team with a very negative manager ". The manager isn't on the pitch is he? "We've got that in a couple of days time, so we've got to dust ourselves off quickly and get rid of the disappointment".
  • Monica Puig loses to Qiang Wang in Wuhan Open quarter-final

    Monica Puig loses to Qiang Wang in Wuhan Open quarter-final

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    In the day's other upset, second-ranked Caroline Wozniacki lost to Olympic champion Monica Puig 7-6 (12-10), 7-5. The 20-year-old Belarusian beat Dominika Cibulkova , 7-5, 6-3. Wang, who recently became China's No. 1, promised there was more to come from her country's women, who bear the burden of following Li, Asia's first Grand Slam victor and a trailblazer for tennis in the world's most populous nation.
  • Chelsea will monitor the fitness of Antonio Rudiger for Liverpool clash

    Chelsea will monitor the fitness of Antonio Rudiger for Liverpool clash

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    Where Liverpool controlled the game before a pair of previously habitual defensive lapses let them down on Wednesday, you can be sure that there will be no such occurrence when the two teams face up again on Saturday. "It's all good with the result". But new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri seems to have given Hazard a new lease of life at Stamford Bridge, allowing him to express himself more on the pitch.
  • 'N'Golo Kante was scared' - Eden Hazard's hilarious reason for scoring victor

    'N'Golo Kante was scared' - Eden Hazard's hilarious reason for scoring victor

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    We scored the goal and could have scored before. 'I'd still just give Manchester City the edge purely because Pep Guardiola usually wins second season after winning the league and they've got players who've been there and done it'. "He may need a bit of time ". Fabinho is being gradually introduced into first-team duty, while fellow new signings Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri were also given starts.
  • Man Utd stars 'angry and frustrated' at Mourinho

    Man Utd stars 'angry and frustrated' at Mourinho

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    Jose Mourinho's confrontation with Paul Pogba at Manchester United training was centred on a social media post, though the matter has now been amicably resolved. "They haven't spoken about Pogba , but of course they'd be interested if he becomes available". Ince said Pogba's form was suffering. Media reports have suggested that Barcelona remain interested in signing the French World Cup victor during the winter transfer window.
  • Woods a winner again

    Woods a winner again

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    He said: "I was having a hard time not crying coming up the last hole". "I had to suck it up and hit some shots". "I would love to be able to win this event", he said. It doesn't matter who it is I'm playing with. "Pumped to be watching this today!" "It's the comeback story", said Terry Bradley, who traveled from Louisville, Kentucky, with his wife Rachel to follow Woods over the weekend.
  • WTA Tokyo: Karolina Pliskova upsets Naomi Osaka to win the title

    WTA Tokyo: Karolina Pliskova upsets Naomi Osaka to win the title

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    Naomi Osaka continued her winning streak with another comfortable victory to move into a Tokyo Open final clash against Karolina Pliskova . Playing in her first tournament since upsetting Serena Williams to win the U.S. "I think Donna was playing well and she's beaten a lot of tough players this tournament". Naomi Osaka raised her game when she needed to, and it landed her a spot in the semifinals of the Pan Pacific Open.
  • Klopp in awe of Sarri as Liverpool and Chelsea prepare for double-header

    Klopp in awe of Sarri as Liverpool and Chelsea prepare for double-header

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    With our flying start in England, Klopp will not want to drop points at Stamford Bridge to a side that we will be fighting with at the top for most of the year. The Reds welcome Chelsea to Anfield on Wednesday night in the third round of the competition, as they look to end their six-year trophy drought. "It's not complicated either", Klopp said.
  • Laver Cup: Dimitrov, Edmund win to give Europe 2-0 lead

    Laver Cup: Dimitrov, Edmund win to give Europe 2-0 lead

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    Maestro: Roger Federer has again proven too strong for Australia's Nick Kyrgios . Team Europe had taken control of the match 7-1 after singles wins for Alexander Zverev and Roger Federer . Bjorn Borg's favored Team Europe are trying to defend their crown against Team World which is captained by the legendary John McEnroe. In the event of split sets, the third set is a 10-point match tiebreaker.
  • Mohamed Salah wins FIFA Puskas Award

    Mohamed Salah wins FIFA Puskas Award

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    Salah is also in a three-way battle with Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Best FIFA Men's Player award. Modric beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah to claim the top prize. Liverpool's prolific striker, who had also been shortlisted for player of the year, spun past two Everton players before curling a left-foot shot into the far corner.
  • Luka Modric named best male player at Best Fifa Football Awards

    Luka Modric named best male player at Best Fifa Football Awards

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    The 33 year old midfielder was announced on Monday at the 2018 FIFA Best Football awards held in London. The Blues midfielders have been two of the most impressive players in the Premier League and they both had incredible campaigns in the World Cup, with the former going on to win the trophy with France while the latter won bronze with Belgium.
  • Paul Pogba: Alexis Sanchez will deliver at Manchester United

    Paul Pogba: Alexis Sanchez will deliver at Manchester United

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    Pogba has drawn criticism for what have been perceived to be below-par performances following his key role in France's World Cup success, while Mourinho has denied a rift with the star midfielder. United are already eight points off league leaders Liverpool and will need to get their act together sharpish if they are to contend for the Premier League title.
  • Woods wins TOUR Championship for first victory since 2013

    Woods wins TOUR Championship for first victory since 2013

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    I looked back, and then I saw all the crowd just swamping down the fairway, too, and the atmosphere around the 18th green. A lot of times they equated golf to pain because every time I did it, I would hurt, and it would cause me more pain. Eighteen starts in 2018 is more than his previous full season in 2013 and the most PGA Tour starts in a calendar year for Woods since 2012. Incredibly, he nearly won the FedEx Cup too, but had to settle for second in the season-long rankings after Justin ...
  • Are Heat Emerging As Front-Runner For Jimmy Butler Trade?

    Are Heat Emerging As Front-Runner For Jimmy Butler Trade?

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    Trading for a player as talented as Butler would be great for the Cavaliers. Though the $190 million figure stands out, it is contingent upon Towns making one of the All-NBA teams next season, or winning Defensive Player of the Year or NBA MVP next season in either of the next two seasons.
  • Jimmy Garoppolo suffers torn ACL

    Jimmy Garoppolo suffers torn ACL

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    On the play after Garoppolo's injury, Beathard hit Kittle for a would-be touchdown, though it was erased by an offensive pass interference call against the Niners. "Hopefully, he can recover and heal as quickly as possible", Beathard said. Beathard was only other quarterback the 49ers had on the 53-man roster to start the season, so assuming Garoppolo's has a torn ACL an addition will need to be made.
  • Seahawks’ Earl Thomas taunts Cowboys after they failed to trade for him

    Seahawks’ Earl Thomas taunts Cowboys after they failed to trade for him

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    Carroll wouldn't say if Thomas will play on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys . When asked if he would play on Sunday, Carroll said: "We'll see how he's doing, make sure he's okay". "The one thing we wanted to do was get out there and get after the quarterback today", Clark stated after the game on Sunday. There was hope they had found something the previous week, as they were able to put plenty of good plays together in order to get a win against the New York Giants .
  • Sarri: I don’t know why West Ham lost four matches

    Sarri: I don’t know why West Ham lost four matches

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    Sarri had expressed his disapproval about having to return to Premier League action on Sunday in light of Chelsea's continental commitments; in Italy, teams participating in the Europa League have their following domestic fixtures moved to Monday evening.
  • West Ham end Chelsea's 100 percent record with gritty draw

    West Ham end Chelsea's 100 percent record with gritty draw

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    Chelsea on the front foot early on and Giroud, looking for his first goal of the season, had a big chance after 10 minutes from William's corner, but went for power rather than purchase and Lukasz Fabianski held comfortably. Giroud was replaced by Alvaro Morata midway through the second half, and he nearly scored with his first touch, only for Fabianski to pull off a wonderful save after the ball deflected into his path from a hashed clearance.
  • Tiger Woods' Round 3 highlights from TOUR Championship 2018

    Tiger Woods' Round 3 highlights from TOUR Championship 2018

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    Amid scenes reminiscent of his halcyon days, Woods brilliantly birdied six of the first seven holes after starting the day tied for the halfway lead with world No.1 Rose at East Lake. "But for me, all I can do is concentrate on myself". Barring a Sunday bottoming-out that other guy will nearly surely claim this year's FedEx Cup, as even a Woods victory will not be enough to close the gap that now has him 20th in the standings.
  • Golfer Killed-Iowa-Vigil,2nd Ld-Writethru, US

    Golfer Killed-Iowa-Vigil,2nd Ld-Writethru, US

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    Richards, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in Arozamena's death and is being held on $5 million cash bond. A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.
  • Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not expecting goals repeat

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    Klopp put Firmino on the bench but brought him on with about 20 minutes to go and he scored the added-time victor to extend Liverpool's 100% record to six matches. There is a feeling he is trying too hard to score at the same remarkable rate he managed last season but Klopp has no concerns and insists Salah is working harder than ever before.