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O's beat Red Sox, tie for top wild card

Britton earned his fourth multiple-inning save of the year, three of them coming against the Red Sox . You might recall Pomeranz's initial outing after being obtained by the Red Sox - he was shelled for five runs on eight hits against the San Francisco Giants.

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Serena speeds through as Wawrinka, Murray battle into last 16

Sixth seed Venus Williams , whose seven Grand Slam titles include US Open crowns in 2000 and 2001, coasted into the round of 16 with a straightforward 6-1, 6-2 win over German Laura Siegemund , setting up a tough meeting with 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova .

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White House issues veto threat on Guantanamo bill

The bill "is a politically cost-free way for Congress to send a signal of seeming seriousness about terrorism on the dawn of the 15th anniversary of 9/11", said Jack Goldsmith, a professor of law at Harvard who served in the Department of Justice under President George W.

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Serena loses No 1 spot after shock US Open defeat

Kerber had never made a major final at the start of this year. Meanwhile Kerber celebrated her elevation to the top with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to set up her final date with Pliskova. Pliskova is the fourth woman to beat both Williams siblings during the same Grand Slam tournament. "So I think I wasn't at 100%, but I also think she played well.

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Phillies Look To Avoid Sweep Against Nats Behind Morgan

Musgrove (2-2) struck out seven, walked three and allowed three hits over 5 1/3 innings, and then Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek and Brad Peacock closed things out. Check out the new Nationals' pitcher Max Scherzer , who recently joined the team from the American League, swing a bat during his first week of hitting practice at spring training.

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Platini: My conscience is clear

Aleksander Ceferin , a lawyer from Slovenia, and Dutchman Michael van Praag , an experienced football administrator, are the only candidates for a job which will essentially involve keeping European football intact in its current form. Clearly moved by the occasion, Platini used most of his allotted 10 minutes to praise the organisation he led for eight years from 2007 but he started by repeating that he is innocent of any wrongdoing.

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Tom Hanks' 'Sully' soars at box office with $35.5M

Similar to films directed by Mr. Eastwood, Mr. Hanks' dramas do not generally sport huge openings, but garner strong legs. With only $10 million to cover, When the Bough Breaks , the thriller of a husband, a wife, and an unstable surrogate mother, did well on its own terms with an estimated $15 million.

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Teddy Bridgewater Ruled Out For 2016 NFL Season

The 36-year-old Hill has started just 34 games during his National Football League career, eight since the end of the 2010 season. Our best wishes are certainly with him. After growing concern for the shoulder health of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the 23-year-old was sparkling in a 23-10 preseason win over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, going 12-of-16 for 161 yards and a touchdown.

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Treasury secretary: European Union targeting United States companies with Apple ruling

On Tuesday, the European Commission ruled that Apple's Irish tax benefits were prohibited. Apple , in a statement on Wednesday, said that the "number quoted by the European Commission is extremely misleading and deceptive". sentiment] is one reason why we could have been targeted. " Apple has more subsidiaries in Ireland, as indicated in the Commission's decision to open an investigation".

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Gennady Golovkin wanted a 'street fight' against Kell Brook

Potential opponents will have been encouraged at how much Brook's hand speed troubled GGG, and at how he was able to frustrate him. "He was winning the fight ", said Hearn. "I'm a fully fledged middleweight and not a blown up welterweight". The 154 pound division is a hard one at the moment, the potential opponents are high in quality, but mostly low in profile.

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Cousins, Washington Struggle Against Elite Pittsburgh in Season Opener

Williams, even at the ripe old age of 33, was a workhorse, as he carried the football 26 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns. Gruden partially tried to explain that away by saying his team was behind in the second half, so wanted to accumulate chunks of yards via the pass.

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Carlos Bacca : Why I Didn't Sign For Paris Saint-Germain

Bacca says that PSG were also interested in his services, which would have seen a reunion with head coach Unai Emery , who he worked under at Sevilla, but a deal could not be completed due to restrictions on non-EU players. I will always be grateful to him. It was claimed that a fee of around £26m was agreed with AC Milan for the 29-year-old, while wages of £80,000-a-week were presented to him, but Bacca remains at the San Siro.

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Lawmakers and 'Hamilton' Producer Take Aim at Ticket Bots

The House on Monday passed the BOTS Act , which would allow the Federal Trade Commission to go after those who use the software. He thanks Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kans.) for introducing the legislation and hosting the hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security.

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US Open: Kerber now No.1 as Serena is knocked out

Kerber says she was suffering from Olympics fatigue on that occasion and is confident she can put things right. Williams , who double-faulted on match point, said her left knee, which she thought was injured during a second-round match, was a factor Thursday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

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Nadal returns to major stage with US Open win

Seconds later, a weak serve produced a wince, then was followed by a missed forehand that gave away a set in the defending champion's first-round match at the US Open on Tuesday NZT. But Tsonga's countryman Benoit Paire , who was recently provisionally suspended by the French Tennis Federation due to his behavior at the Rio Olympics, was defeated 6-2 6-4 3-6 6-4 by Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis .

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UFC 203 performance bonuses: Stipe Miocic defends heavyweight belt

Stipe and his opponent Alistair Overeem were professional on stage but another local fighter, Jennifer Eye got into a scuffle with her opponent. Foxtel Play is better for those who are just looking to access live-streaming services rather than have a traditional installation.

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Pakistan bat against England in 4th ODI

Hales plundered 171, the highest individual limited-overs score by an England batsman, flaying four sixes and 22 fours in his 122-ball knock before Butler hammered six sixes and three fours to get to his half-century off 22 deliveries, another record for his country.

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Clayton Kershaw pitches well for Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in rehab assignment

Kershaw's return should provide a significant boost for an injury-ravaged rotation that has relied heavily on several rookies this summer but, barring setbacks, could line up Kershaw, Rich Hill, who has thrown six shutout innings in his two Dodgers starts, and Kenta Maeda for a playoff series.

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National Football League won't fine Avery Williamson for 9/11 tribute cleats

Two police union leaders from the NY area offered to pay the fine, but Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Monday he would pay the fine since he encouraged him to wear them. Because all I want from you guys is to do things the right way, ' " Mularkey said. The right shoe said "Never Forget". The NFL is expected to ease up on its rigid rules governing shoes, at least to an extent, during Week 13 of the 2016 season, according to Jonathan Jones of Sports Illustrated .

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Did Patrick Vieira really want to come back to Arsenal?

His new side now face the Gunners in their opening Champions League group match and Emery - brought in for his European experience after leading Sevilla to Europa League glory - admits he would like to be in Wenger's place. "That demands a lot of mental effort from me, the players and the club". So, when we win matches, there are positive press and when we lose there is criticism.

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Stan Wawrinka wins first US Open title, upsets Novak Djokovic

Stanislas Wawrinka, who has "Stan the Man" as his moniker is now surely the man because in winning all the Grand Slam finals he has qualified for he has had to beat the No.1 on the three occasions - Rafael Nadal for the 2014 Australian Open; Djokovic in the 2015 French Open and again Djokovic in NY.

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Chiefs starting youthful cornerback crew vs Rivers, Chargers

Berry, who beat cancer to earn a Pro Bowl berth and comeback player of the year honors in 2015, should be good to go against the Chargers. This season, Jamaal Charles is returning from a knee injury, but isn't expected to play quite yet. "I think that is the key, " Philip Rivers said about winning games in the AFC West. However you need to roll with the punches and with that being said, I strongly encourage the use of both RBs this week in season formats or as a cheap option in DFS leagues.

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West Ham United threaten life bans for violent fans

West Ham continued to control proceedings and had their reward just after the half-hour mark, Payet executing a magnificent Rabona cross to the back post, with Antonio on hand to head home his second. "But I don't care who scores our goals as long as we win - at the moment we need to work on not conceding them". West Ham have also been busy in the summer transfer window, with Italy global Simone Zaza arriving from Juventus on loan ahead of a proposed £17million-plus permanent switch.

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Mets 10, Braves 3 - The Yo, Lo, and Lugo Show

It was the first loss in seven games for the Mets (75-67) and only the fifth time they have lost in their last 20 games. They trail the San Francisco Giants by 1½ games for the first spot and lead St. If he's played his last game with the Braves , Pierzynski made it memorable. Sunday's ceremony included a 21-gun salute, a color guard from the U.S.

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Red Sox bats stall in 6-3 loss to Orioles

BOSTON (AP) - One night after being embarrassed in the series opener, Baltimore overpowered Boston this time and preserved the jumble of teams contending for the AL East. Pomeranz walked his second batter of the inning in Drew Stubbs and he stole second to put himself into scoring position. "That's about how it went", Pomeranz said.

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Tottenham repeat April annihilation of Stoke with another 4-0 win

Pochettino's side host Monaco in their opening Champions League fixture on Wednesday in the second of seven games in 22 days. Pochettino said Son would have a big role in this season's campaign, as his team face up to the rigours of playing in the Champions League as well as building on last season's top-four finish.

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Minnesota Vikings QB Shaun Hill: Life as a backup, 'there's no warning'

Trading away a first round draft pick is always a hard decision, but Minnesota Vikings general manager may have found a bargain in quarterback Sam Bradford. Ngata said he considers the Vikings' O-line the division's best. And now they have. But the Vikings are in win-now mode and Peterson is not getting any younger.

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Aleksander Ceferin announced as new UEFA president

The 48-year-old Ceferin will complete Platini's four-year presidential term through 2019, while the former France captain serves a four-term Federation Internationale de Football Association ban over an improper payment. "It's a great honor but at the same time a great responsibility", Ceferin said after the decision was announced by acting President Angel Maria Villar , who had also been a candidate before withdrawing from the race last week.

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Razorbacks stun No. 15 TCU

The Hogs' ability to defend the run ranks among the best in the nation but the secondary was torched by good quarterbacks last season, allowing 8.1 yards per pass play to Patrick Mahomes of Texas Tech, 10.3 yppp to Chad Kelly of Ole' Miss and 9.5 yppp to Dak Prescott of Miss State.

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Ceferin has given no thought on making Platini honorary UEFA president

I have a very big law firm so I don't need it (the presidency) for my CV or to get something for me personally. We have the same goals, look at our programmes. Those were finalised last month when UEFA opened up more places to teams from Europe's biggest four leagues - effectively Spain, England, Germany and Italy - in the competition's lucrative group stage and cut those allocated to the rest.

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Ryder Cup 2016: Rickie Fowler wins US wildcard

However, Love put him out of his misery with a phone call late on Sunday to leave Watson, who was tied in 20th in IN, the one anxiously waiting, with one more pick to come after the Tour Championship. As you can see, Watson, now the highest-ranked player in the world not on either team at No. 7, is the overwhelming favorite (You'd have to wager $200 to win $100).

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Giants vs. Cowboys: At a glance

He's the first quarterback drafted by the Cowboys since 2009 and just the second since Quincy Carter went in the second round and started right away in 2001. "His importance to us is being able to play a game, a half, is really kind of unique". "There's no one valuable enough to take up the last spot to see how he does", Dallas Cowboys owner and president Jerry Jones said.

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Texans' Cushing out indefinitely with sprained knee ligament

Will Fuller played extremely well in his first professional game, recording over 100 yards and a touchdown . "Those struggles occurred a little bit more in the second half when we had to play backyard football where we had to throw it to catch up", Chicago coach John Fox said.

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Steelers' offense rolls in rout of Washington

When Roethlisbeger stood at the line of scrimmage Brown's 29-yard touchdown , he immediately recognized the coverage on his All-Pro receiver and knew where he was going. "That's a huge drive for us because we used time and scored", Roethlisberger said. One Pittsburgh's passing attack got clicking, Kirk Cousins and Washington couldn't keep up.

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What we learned at US Open: Wawrinka can pursue career Slam

Calling on that expertise, he broke for 3-1 in the second set, recovered from handing the advantage back in the seventh to level the final when Djokovic unleashed a wild forehand on set point in the 10th. However, Wawrinka had fashioned himself an unassailable advantage and a long backhand handed the title to the Swiss after a near four-hour, groundstroke epic.


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