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Cubs facing elimination - again - in Game 5

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What's different this time around, besides being down three games to one and still on the brink of elimination, is that the Cubs are unlikely to have Wade Davis around to help them after he threw 44 pitches in Game 4. He struck out nine and walked five, leaving the game with a 3-1 lead. Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected after a heated exchange in the top of the 8th after a questionable overturned call, but his team pulled off the win in his absence. Read More »

Three back-up goalkeepers West Ham should target to replace Adrian

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The 6ft ex-England worldwide is of the opinion that the duo are "little and large" strike forces that can end up leaving defenders for dead. When is West Ham v Brighton? Since Slaven Bilic took charge of West Ham United in the summer of 2015, the Hammers have been given 12 red cards in the Premier League - three more than any other side in this period. Read More »

MSU's LJ Scott faces charge for suspended license

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He had been charged with driving on a suspended license or without a license six other times since the start of 2016. The junior running back is from Hubbard, Ohio. Yet in this case it kind of is a big deal because this is the seventh time - yes, seven times - Scott has been arrested for the same general offense. Read More »

DE proposes 3 sites for new Amazon headquarters

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The technology comprises a tubular track through which a train-like pod carrying passengers or cargo travels at high speeds, potentially transporting passengers the 240-mile distance between Kansas City and St. Louis and Kansas City. The coalition aims to conduct a feasibility study of a route linking Kansas City, Columbia and St. Louis along the Interstate 70 corridor. Read More »

Tigers reportedly pick Ron Gardenhire as next manager

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Overall, Gardenhire posted a 1068-1039 (.507) record with the Twins. Gardenhire, who managed for 13 years with the Minnesota Twins with a 1068-1049 record and.509 winning percentage during that span, was one of ten candidates to interview with Tigers' brass for the opening. Read More »

Teen Driver Safety Week: Info Your Teen Driver Needs to Know

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Wearing a seat belt is one of the simplest ways for teens to stay safe in a vehicle and it is required in all 50 States. Experts attribute teens' heightened risk of involvement in a crash to their overconfidence, inexperience, and an increased likelihood to speed, make mistakes, and get distracted - especially if their friends are in the vehicle. Read More »

Goodell: NFL not changing anthem policy

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Goodell's ambiguity reflects the fact that owners disagree about punishing players who protest. And is said to be sensitive to the protests of the players that " speak of a reform of the judicial system, guarantees, penalties floor ". "They're talking about equality issues - making sure that we're doing everything we possibly can to get people an opportunity, whether it's educational or economic, and what we can do to try to effectuate that". Read More »

Draymond Green Says He'll Be 'Fine' After Knee Injury vs. Rockets

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Still, the Warriors (0-1) are listing Green as doubtful to play in Friday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans (0-1) at Smoothie King Center. Green is a stat-sheet stuffer for Golden State and one of the league's top defensive players, as evidenced by his NBA Defensive Player of the Year nod last season. Read More »

Big Ten Increases Hoops Schedule in 2018-19

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As a result, even the conference's best rivalries have taken a hit, including Michigan vs. Michigan State, a game that will only be played once this season. Indiana's trend as a program is upwards, there's no question about it. The tournament will be held a week earlier than normally scheduled in order to get into the Garden, which is booked for the Big East Tournament the following week. Read More »

Stones satisfied with strong Manchester City showing

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Back Man City to win the first half and second half at 11/8. In what was a very entertaining match filled with intensity and excitement, the two best teams in Europe right now dominated each other in each half, and the only difference between them in the end was better finishing from City: 2-1 to the Blues. Read More »

Celtics F Gordon Hayward down with scary injury

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Hayward was only a few minutes into his Celtics career when he landed awkwardly on the floor, causing his ankle to end up in a disfigured form enough to elicit pained reactions from spectators and fellow players alike. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has kept me in their thoughts and prayers. I want nothing more than just to be with my teammates and walk out onto that floor tonight. Read More »

Wizards outlast Sixers 120-115 in home opener

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Hill scored 25 points, but had three turnovers and played three more minutes than Simmons . Though he uncharacteristically missed four from the line, it's encouraging for fans to see the sharpshooter attempt four times as many foul shots than three-pointers. Read More »

Jeremy Lin (knee) leaves Nets' season opener early

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Lin will have his knee evaluated today, and there reportedly is "tremendous concern" in Brooklyn over the point guard's health. He yelled out "I'm done!" then grimaced and burst into tears. Russell's role at the 2 is expected to be filled by some combination of Caris LeVert or Sean Kilpatrick. Last season for the Nets , Lin averaged 14.5 points per game on 43.8 per cent shooting to go along with 5.1 assists in 36 games played. Read More »

Conte admits mistake in picking wrong tactics for Chelsea against Roma

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With Kante in the team, it often felt as if Chelsea were playing with 12 players last season, and like most of Conte's key men he was a virtual ever present in 2016-17, missing just three league games. "I never speak about injuries", Mourinho said. I have to protect players such as David Luiz . "It is to give confidence to the players that are available". Read More »

Everton board give 'full, total support' to Koeman

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Koeman's side are up against it in the Europa League , too, taking a solitary point from their opening two group matches, but the Dutchman says he retains the backing of the club's leadership ahead of Thursday's home meeting with Lyon . "It was not only him but also the chairman. they spoke about football". "He didn't play a lot at United, I like the player and he still has a lot to do, we tried to sign him but once again we didn't get an agreement for him". Read More »

Jamie Carragher Nails The Issue With Mourinho's Big Game Tactics

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And I go back to when [Peter Schmeichel] was playing - you had possibly six big games. "I can not recall his teams winning too many games 3-2". Van Gaal did an interview with Ziggo Sport , in which the host said to him: "Before the game, Jose Mourinho comes up to you, shakes your hand and calls you mister, coach, the boss and says if you want to join us before the game or after in the dressing room just come over..." The Red Devils contested the match firmly from their own half, ... Read More »

Lionel Messi's 100th European Goal Puts 10-Man Barcelona by Olympiacos

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He will miss Barcelona's next Champions League match against Olympiacos Oct. 31st. Lucas Digne made it three before Nikolaou ended an eventful outing by heading in a consolation. Messi, 30, has made a flying start to the season for club and country, assuming the goalscoring mantle at domestic and worldwide level - most notably in his timely hat-trick for Argentina to secure the Albiceleste's ticket to the 2018 World Cup. Read More »

Father of fallen soldier says no call from Trump

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And so I try to make my way on the sides, the front, the back of the room, and not get stuck into one area in calling on folks. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that Rep. He adds: "I had a very nice conversation with the woman, the wife, who sounded like a lovely woman". The serviceman's mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, told The Associated Press Wednesday that the congresswoman's account was correct. Read More »

DeShone Kizer To Start Sunday Against Titans

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Speaking with reporters on Wednesday morning, Kizer said he knew there would be another chance to him to play this season, and acknowledged that it's on him to make sure the question of him being benched never comes up again, and that he believes he has "the most hard job on Earth and the most enjoyable job on Earth". Read More »

Nemanja Matic reveals how Jose Mourinho turned Benfica game around

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Simon Gleave, head of analysis at Gracenote Sports, said: "Manchester United's 4-1 win in Moscow on matchday two pushed their chance of reaching the last-16 up to 98%". "Nothing is happening, I'm not signing a new five-year contract, I'm at Manchester United, I have a contract and that's it". It is impossible for us, to last for so long. Read More »

SL opt to bat; Imam-ul-Haq debuts for Pakistan

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Sri Lanka were bowled out for 208 in the third one-day worldwide against Pakistan after winning the toss and choosing to bat in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Nephew of one of Pakistan's greatest batsman Inzmam-ul-Haq, Imam hit five boundaries and two sixes. Pacer Hasan Ali has created history as he became the fastest bowler to complete 50 wickets in ODI cricket for Pakistan . Read More »