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Astros manager AJ Hinch involved in bar fight, report says

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch disputed a TMZ Sports story Thursday that reported he engaged in a heated altercation at a Pasadena hotel bar after his team's loss to the Dodgers in Tuesday's World Series opener. Hinch was asked about the incident in the first question at Thursday's press conference. Based on those sources no report was filed after the fight, despite the cops being on the scene, and reports say both Hinch and the other scufflers walked away without further issues.

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Marlins' Stanton awaits talks with new owners

USA Today has reported that Stanton likely will be traded. One day, we'll get an October that features Giancarlo Stanton swatting dingers. During 2017 Altuve also led the Astros' offense in hits, stolen bases, and was tied with teammate George Springer for the most runs, at 112.

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Pennsylvania a step closer to 'explosion' in gambling

According to a report at PennLive.com, the House passed the legislation Thursday morning on a vote of 109-72. "This is a major victory for consumers who, for years, have asked the state to step up and provide meaningful protections", said PPA Executive Director John Pappas .

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Almost 22 Percent of Canadians are Immigrants, According to Census

Despite this, the Toronto "census metropolitan area", which includes the city itself and part of the surrounding region, remains the destination of choice for the largest number of immigrants to Canada. Statistics Canada projects the proportion of Canada's foreign-born population could reach between 24.5 and 30 per cent by 2036. But more immigrants are choosing to live in the Prairies and Atlantic provinces.

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Venus Williams bounces into semifinals — WTA Finals

Muguruza then went ahead 4-3, before Williams discovered a second wind to win three consecutive games to see off the match in 101 minutes. A topsy-turvy second set began with three successive breaks of serve before Muguruza held in the fourth game to take a 3-1 lead.

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Police investigating after gun scare on King West

The Emergency Task Force arrived on scene a short time later. The ETF officers then entered the building at around 3:45 p.m. after repeated attempts to make contact with someone inside proved unsuccessful. Allyson Douglas-Cook told reporters at the scene". "But right now, we don't even know if there's anyone in the building". The suspect is believed to be in the area of King Street West and Charlotte Street downtown, according to police.

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Cubs hire coaches Chili Davis, Brian Butterfield from Red Sox

He was with the Cubs in that position since 2015. The team said the rest of Joe Maddon's coaching staff will be announced later. The Cubs are reportedly preparing to hire former Tampa Bay Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey to replace Bosio .

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Elite defenders named Gold Glove finalists

ET. Arguably the two greatest sluggers in the game today, the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton (59 home runs in 2017) and Yankees rookie Aaron Judge (52) flexed their muscle on defense as well on the way to nominations for their respective leagues' Gold Glove Award in right field.

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Anthony Joshua, Carlos Takam - Face To Face at Presser

Anthony Joshua predicts the clash of styles between himself and Carlos Takam will lead to fireworks in their heavyweight title fight in Cardiff on Saturday. His punches are going to be ricocheting through my whole body. "I think you can expect to see a very big man flat on his back". Many have tipped the durable star to present a fresh challenge to Joshua, who had been preparing to fight a much taller opponent in Pulev.

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Marshawn Lynch returns to his high school to run over teenagers

He rocked up wearing his full Raiders gear and gave players a chance to try and tackle an National Football League superstar. Thankfully, that nightmare was avoided and presumably the only thing that got hurt was the feelings of some of the kids when Lynch steamrolled them in the open field.

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How & Where to Watch South Africa vs Bangladesh 1st T20I

However all three players that came in contributed to the result, with Markram especially impressive scoring 66, claiming 2/18 with the ball and taking a sharp catch in the slips in a great all round performance. South Africa , who have completely whitewashed Bangladesh in two-Test & three-match ODI series , will aim to register victory once again when they will take on the Tigers in the T20 series .

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NIA Raids House Of Syed Salahuddin's Son In Jammu And Kashmir's Budgam

After arresting on Tuesday, Yousuf was produced before district and sessions judge Poonam A Bamba. During today's raid at Soibugh in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir , the agency seized five cellphones, two hard discs, a laptop and other incriminating documents from Yousuf's house, reported news agency ANI.

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Rodgers: "Thirteen screws later, here I am"

Whether Rodgers keeps the plate and screws or later has them taken out, this one seems like a more serious fracture than other collarbone injuries endured by other quarterbacks in recent years. Teams are permitted to bring a maximum of two players back from IR onto the 53-man roster. Rodgers and host Conan O'Brien play the new Assassin's Creed game.

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Stan Kroenke rules out Arsenal sale, is in support of Arsene Wenger

Kroenke praised Arsenal's consistent record under Wenger and the club's FA Cup win in May. Chief executive Ivan Gazidis has made the bullish suggestion that Arsenal have been "the most consistently over-performing" big club of recent years.

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The Quarter Final Draw For The League Cup Has Just Been Made

The Carabao Cup quarter-final draw was finally made on Thursday after suffering from a series of delays amounting to around 427 years. The Third Round draw was held in Bangkok, much to the annoyance of fans, and descended into farce when Charlton Athletic were drawn twice.

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Manchester United Deny Mesut Özil Move

But Mikael Silvestre doubts the German global could cut it under Jose Mourinho , even though they know each other from their time at Real Madrid. United's interest is regularly reported and the Arsenal midfielder makes no secret to hide his cordial relationship with Jose Mourinho.

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Tumahri Sulu's Hawa Hawai: Vidya Balan Pays Tribute To Sridevi

In the video , RJ Mallishka and Neha Dhupia can also be seen matching steps with Vidya. Vidya is as chirpy as Sridevi and acts as the situation goes along. The actor, who plays a simple middle-class housewife in the film, shows what happens when someone like her becomes a part of a insane office party. DNA , in its report, also adds that the makers of Tumhari Sulu will reportedly show the final edited and complete version of the song to Sridevi before the launch.

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Girl wins boys golf tournament but can't be awarded first place

Robert Durfesne, a volunteer official who ran the tournament, said, "It's a real injustice that she wasn't announced as the victor". "If qualified, they can play in the spring Girls Sectional and State Championships". And for those wondering, yes, Nash did play from the same tees as the boys, which makes this situation all the more perplexing. Nash won the tournament but did not take a trophy home because of MIAA rules.

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Browns Rookie DE Myles Garrett Placed In Concussion Protocol

The 27-year-old is in his third year in the league, having played in 72 games and starting 69 of them. The Browns announced on Tuesday that Garrett has been placed in the NFL's concussion protocol after he showed up to the team's facility reporting concussion-like symptoms.

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Man United duo to be assessed ahead of Tottenham clash

The United manager laid down the gauntlet to his players when he accused them of lacking the stomach for the battle in last weekend's shock 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield and he will expect a feisty response in front of a sell-out Old Trafford crown in the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday.

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Joe Girardi not returning as Yankees manager

The New York Yankees need a new manager. Girardi came under heavy criticism for some key decisions that went wrong in the Division Series against Cleveland and was booed by the NY crowd during introductions before Game 3. Despite the success coming in a year in which the team wasn't expected to challenge for the postseason, Girardi's future with the team is uncertain as his four-year, $16 million contract expired after the Yankees' Game 7 ALCS loss to the Houston Astros .

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Pedro Caixinha sacked as Rangers manager

Caixinha has left Rangers less than 24 hours after their 1-1 draw against Kilmarnock at Ibrox. In recent weeks Caixinha had come under vast pressure following the club's stuttering league form, while last weekend's cup defeat to Motherwell certainly didn't his situation.

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Pats LB Dont'a Hightower out for season with torn pec

If Hightower is dealing with a similar injury - and that detail was not disclosed to the Herald - the two-year captain could return to the field quicker than most, at least based on his history. At this point, he's played a full 16-game season just once in his career, back in 2013. Roberts and Kyle Van Noy would serve as the Patriots' starting linebackers in their base nickel defense.

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Antonio Conte makes Michy Batshuayi claim after Everton win

Chelsea advanced to the quarter-finals of the League Cup with a 2-1 victory over the Toffees at Stamford Bridge, last night, thanks to goals from Antonio Rudiger and Willian. "I'm very happy. Tonight he didn't score, but he played very well". That's according to Pat Nevin, who said Chelsea and Man City have top players who can change a game - and made it clear that the Blues should not be moaning about having less quality in their squad than their rivals.

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Ben Woodburn aims to flourish following new Anfield deal

Woodburn also scored a spectacular long-range strike on his senior global debut for Wales in a World Cup qualifier against Austria in September. I've just got to keep working in training every day". "But I think I've grown as a player and matured physically and technically, and grown in confidence".

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Silvestre: Mourinho wouldn't accept Ozil at Man Utd

Ozil joined the Gunners from Real Madrid in 2013 in a transfer worth £42.5m. Mesut Ozil regularly keeps in contact with Jose Mourinho , according to reports . But I also feel we can get better at it. "Sometimes it looks like he's not interested, so at United that wouldn't last long - especially with Jose". "If you can put players into categories, I would put him in the [same] category as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata, so you already have two players like this", he added .

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Man Strapped To 100 Helium Balloons Flies 15 Miles At 8000 Feet

The adventure was compared to a scene from the Pixar film, "Up", where 78-year-old widower Carl Fredricksen ties balloons to his house for a journey to Paradise Falls. Morgan told BBC the experience of being in flight was "unbelievably cool", but also said he felt "somewhere between terrified and elated". The Adventurists event manager Matthew Dickens confessed his doubts in Morgan.

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Manchester City defender Yaya Toure blasts League Cup ball

Click through the mini-gallery above to see pictures of Man City's match against Wolves . The Citizens toiled to a goalless draw over 120 minutes against Wolverhampton in the League Cup fourth round on Tuesday before clinching a 3-1 penalty shootout win.

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Lonzo Ball dishes double figures as Lakers get OT win over Wizards

Wall scored 18 points but missed 15 of his 22 shot attempts, including a potential tying 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime. Brandon Ingram scored 19 points, Larry Nance Jr added 18 and each grabbed 10 rebounds while teen rookie guard Ball had 6 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists to spark the Lakers .

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Pune pitch curator to be suspended for giving out information

Ross Taylor and Tom Latham put up a 200 run partnership for the 4th wicket to register the victory for their side, making them 1-0 ahead in the three-match ODI series. It added it had "zero tolerance towards any such activity". I am not yet aware of the full thing. "We knew that 230 was a little under-par and then the way they came out and batted I guess took the game away from us".

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West Ham turn tables on Spurs, advance to Carabao Cup quarters

Spurs looked on course for a place in the quarterfinals after goals from Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli gave them a commanding 2-0 lead at half-time but they collapsed in the second-half, losing after Andrew Ayew's quick-fire double and a Angelo Ogbonna's headed victor.

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Pelicans add veteran forward Josh Smith

This also may not be a great sign regarding Anthony Davis' health and if he will be back by next game or even the next few games after that. The exception means that Smith's contract is non-guaranteed. Smith has been hoping for a return to the league after unsuccessful stints with the Detroit Pistons , the Houston Rockets , and most-recently the L.A.

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Scully and Valenzuela combine for memorable first pitch

In classic Scully fashion, the 89-year-old legend strolled out to the mound with a microphone to narrate his own ceremonial first pitch. As Scully teased the crowd pretending to get ready to throw the pitch, he asked to get a catcher. So, which lefty did he bring out of the pen? The best part about Scully rocking the mic was the way he closed his ceremony, asking everyone in attendance to join him in saying his classic line, "It's time for Dodger baseball".

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Martavis Bryant says he will be inactive for Sunday's game

This entire situation stems from Bryant going on Instagram following the team's victory to throw shots at fellow receiver JuJu, then followed that up by stating to a reporter that he wants to play more and get more targets during the game or he needs to be traded.

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David Stern advocates medical marijuana in National Basketball Association

Even if professional athletes use marijuana legally in their personal lives, they still run the risk of potentially failing a drug test administered by their leagues, thus jeopardizing both their livelihood and reputation in their respective sports.


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