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Bills blank Patriots in biggest surprise of Week 4

Despite Brissett (thumb) and Jimmy Garoppolo (shoulder) listed as questionable on the Patriots' final injury report and the Patriots not announcing their starter until Sunday , Ryan repeated his statement from Wednesday that he knew in advance who would start for New England.

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NY emergency management personnel assisting in Florida's Hurricane Matthew response

It was about 40 miles east-southeast of Cape Canaveral, Fla., and was moving north-northwest at 12 mph. The National Weather Service is calling for 11-13 inches of rain, which they called a "phenomenal" amount of rain in a conference call with local governments this morning.

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Chicago, San Francisco mayors make wager over Cubs, Giants

Cueto gave up a home run to Baez in the eighth inning, and that was all Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs needed to beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 Friday night in Game 1 of their NL Division Series . Lester and Cueto engaged in a terrific pitching duel at Wrigley Field , matching fastballs, soft curves and veteran wiliness. "Fun atmosphere from really just driving in this afternoon, coming to the ballpark and seeing all the people on (Clark Street) and all that stuff", ...

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Deshaun Watson helps Clemson top Louisville, 42-36

Clemson wide receiver Deon Cain celebrates a touchdown against Louisville during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, in Clemson, S.C. Bobby Petrino said Louisville will compete for a national title. Coach Swinney always has some great words to offer after the win, and Saturday night was no exception.

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New Liverpool signing relaxes with Dejan Lovren ahead of Hull clash

Jurgen Klopp already decided on the colour of netting for the Anfield goals. "We need to be angry against Hull - they want our points", said the German, who oversaw a 3-0 EFL Cup win over Derby County on Wednesday, which set up a fourth-round home tie against Tottenham.

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Danny Willett's Brother Rips USA Ryder Cup Fans As 'Fat, Stupid, Classless'

Masters champion Danny Willett had an terrible finish to a very disappointing Ryder Cup Sunday at Hazeltine National Golf Club, losing six of his final eight holes to Brooks Koepka in the biggest blowout of the day. He's like all the guys - he's disappointed he's not playing in the morning, and he understands what I'm trying to do is for the team. But after losing the Ryder Cup 17-11, Willett was less critical of his brother's comments.

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What is Backpage.com? A Q&A in wake of executive's arrest

Carl was arrested on Thursday in Texas on a California warrant after he arrived on a flight in Houston from Amsterdam. Backpage's shareholders, Michael Lacey and James Larkin , were also charged with conspiracy to commit pimping , but they are not yet in custody.

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Clinton grabs 5-point lead as independents shift

Louis. "This isn't practice, this has nothing to do with Sunday", Trump said in an apparent response to the criticism against him. Trump denied reports that he was disappointed that his running mate Indiana Gov. If he does that, Clinton has a chance to say, "He didn't answer your question, did he, Mr. Voter?" "Chris had a lot of advice and was very helpful". While Trump's first debate performance was widely perceived as weak, Pence was nearly unanimously dubbed the victor ...

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Lester, Baez Help Cubs Blank Giants 1-0 in NLDS Opener

Really, he figured, it would be ideal. But he never had to field a ball with it. Lester pitched out, Ross fired a flawless back pick to Baez to nail Gillaspie at first. "The synergy between them is incredible", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "A lot of us have placed big expectations on ourselves", said Kris Bryant, one of the brilliant young stars whom the Cubs are banking on to reverse their curse.

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UN to vote on rival Syria resolutions _ and likely veto both

Secretary of State John F. Kerry called Friday for the Syrian and Russian governments to face a war crimes investigation over attacks on civilians in Syria. At the current rate of fighting, Ayrault lamented, "Aleppo will be totally destroyed by Christmas". "The situation is unbearable", said Carlos Francisco, MSF's head of mission to Syria.

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1 dead as Matthew lashes Florida

Hurricane Matthew spared Florida's most heavily populated stretch from a catastrophic blow Friday but threatened some of the South's most historic and picturesque cities with ruinous flooding and wind damage as it pushed its way up the coastline.

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Coleman praises Wales for 'point gained'

Austria and Wales face off in the World Cup Qualifiers 2018 on Thursday. The Red Dragons were excellent at the European championship in France as Wales beat Russian Federation and Slovakia to finish top of their Euro 2016 group. Playing at home, though, the onus will be on Austria to go out and get a win and be proactive with the ball, and with players of the ilk of David Alaba in the team, they are more than capable of doing just that.

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Jays' Liriano hospitalized after taking line drive near head

Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run homer in the second inning while Kevin Pillar , Ezequiel Carrera and Edwin Encarnacion added solo shots - all in the fifth - for Toronto after Texas pulled one run back in the fourth. "I know we're up two, we've just gotta come out and take the rest of this series and move on from there one game at a time". Pillar, of course, is a defense-first type who in the regular season hit just seven home runs in 146 games.

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Titans still waiting on weather, decision on Dolphins game

These Titans are somewhat better. The Titans have lost to three teams with a combined 9-2 record - Minnesota, Oakland and Houston - and the past two defeats have gone down to the last possession. I know I have a bunch of family in Ft. The team has announced that it will be played as scheduled , at least as of now. All of us haven't gone around and gotten anything for a hurricane.

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LeBron James offers support to Indians before Game 2

Francona preferred not to use either Friday if he could avoid it. He still has not won a postseason start in eight tries. This time, Bautista dropped his bat softly near home plate and rounded the bases after a 425-foot, three-run blast in the ninth inning of the Blue Jays' 10-1 romp Thursday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.

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Ron Rivera unsure of Cam Newton's status for Week 5

Those division wins don't include an equally impressive Week 2 win on the road against the Oakland Raiders that has the Falcons at 3-1 and rolling. Reigning NFL most valuable player Cam Newton hasn't played all that well at quarterback and left the game Sunday after suffering a concussion .

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Kentucky Wildcats fall at Alabama: Postgame Thread and Takeaways

Johnson's two lost fumbles equaled turnovers No. 13 and 14 for a United Kingdom offense that has turned the ball over more times this season than all but two other teams Bowling Green (15) and Duke (17). (14:51) Adam Griffith kicks a 24 yard Field Goal to bring Bama's lead to 34-3. While Kentucky's defense ultimately ended up faltering in the second half, giving up sizable chunks of yardage to an elite offense, they managed to hold strong in the first half.

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MLB Postseason: Blue Jays vs Rangers ALDS Game 2 Predictions & Preview

If the Rangers want to win this game, they'll have to wake up their offense and take into consideration that the Blue Jays may not give them the option of five games. Pillar sent the ball 370 feet to left field. The ball off Gomez's bat was measured at 102 miles per hour, and Liriano turned away just in time to avoid being hit in the face.

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QB Hoyer may give Bears hard choice when Cutler returns

The diverse transition from Freeman being the main back to a dynamic duo of Coleman and Freeman has served well for the Falcons as they are off to a 3-1 start . Hoyer continued to capably fill in for injured quarterback Jay Cutler as he threw for an impressive 302 yards and two touchdowns and was a key reason the Bears got off multiple schneids.

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Atlanta Falcons leave New Orleans Saints still hunting first win

As much as the quarterbacks thrived on Monday, the stars of the game were Falcons running backs Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman . The hopes that a new season brings have just about been shattered for winless New Orleans. Brees has been intercepted once so far, making him one of just 12 QBs who's been intercepted fewer than twice. Ryan completed 15 of 20 passes for 137 yards in the first half and the Falcons had to punt only once.

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Not China But The US Should Resolve North Korea Problem, Specialists Say

Gordon Chang, an author and columnist who writes extensively on China, said there has been growing frustration within the USA government over illicit trade between China and its ally. Confusion continues to surround the rumored defection of high-ranking North Korean officials from Beijing . While Beijing is not prepared to abandon Pyongyang yet, Sun Zhe said, it realizes the situation on the Korean Peninsula is growing more unsafe.

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Vontaze Burfict jokes about Cowboys rookie QB Dak Prescott

For once, Cassel helped the Cowboys put up a significant amount of points and moved them down the field to allow a Dan Bailey field goal to send the game into overtime. So why does Smith, their most experienced and expensive receiver, have only nine catches for 106 yards and one touchdown this season? This is not flawed thinking even if Yahoo Sports doesn't want to hear it .

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Jaguars earn first victory, edge Colts in London

And for one game, those two finally worked together to bring back a win for the Jaguars. Fantasy Impact Early in the game, it looked like Luck was going to be a fantasy bust for the week, but he salvaged the day for fantasy owners with a big fourth quarter where he threw both of his two TDs.

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Holmes set to make second Ryder Cup appearance

Instead, the Ryder Cup could be decided by how the less-heralded players on each team perform. The conditions on Tuesday and Wednesday have been windy and grey, with the high temperature barely reaching 60 degrees. He's making decisions that have allowed us to prepare our best and play our best, and I believe that we will play our best. "All the boxes were ticked", said Rose, who won the gold medal at the Rio Olympics last month.

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England's Jake Ball in Dhaka 'Dream Debut'

Jos Buttler , who was named as temporary captain of the one-day team after usual skipper Eoin Morgan's decision to stay at home amid safety concerns following the July terror attack in Dhaka , further enhanced his credentials with a swashbuckling 63 off 38.

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Major League Baseball playoffs 2016: Three takeaways from Dodgers' Game 1 win over Nationals

Kershaw only lasted five innings, but he earned his third career postseason win while allowing three earned runs on eight hits and one walk with seven strikeouts. Max Scherzer struck out the Dodgers' leadoff man, Chase Utley , to start the NLDS in D.C., but a 96 miles per hour fastball belt-high outside to shortstop Corey Seager cleared the center field fence for a solo home run that put LA up 1-0 early in the NLDS opener.

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Kevin Harvick passes Matt Kenseth for New Hampshire win

That was the issue many had when Joey Logano turned Kenseth to win at Kansas a year ago a week after Logano had won at Charlotte to open the second round. The opening race, in which he finished 20th, did not go well. You know, that's not usually something that you can say happened on a particular day, and usually when it goes that way you'll have a chance to win, and today we did.

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Monfils and Cilic advance to Japan Open semis

Goffin came from behind to beat Joao Sousa (POR) 1-6, 7-5 and 6-2 in their quarter-final match. "I knew it was warm and somehow he would have to drop (off) a little bit and somehow I knew I had to be the aggressor". "It's something I'll definitely have to straighten out for my match tomorrow", Cilic told the ATP website (www.atpworldtour.com). Cilic, who beat Kei Nishikori in the 2014 U.S.

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Brandt Snedeker takes lead in windy Fiji International

Overnight leader Matthew Giles dropped a shot at the first to allow Snedeker to grab a share of the lead and posted two more bogies on his way to the turn to fall off the pace. Australians Ben Eccles and Brett Rankin are tied for sixth, with Todd Sinnott, Andrew Evans and Matthew Griffin (all tied for ninth) the other Australians in the top-10 after three rounds.

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Browns WR Terrelle Pryor imitates LeBron James after first TD catch

Cousins completed 21 of 27 for 183 yards with one interception. "We just found a way to execute, found some mismatches", Thompson said . "It's a step in the right direction", quarterback Kirk Cousins said. The Browns also had the advantage on the Redskins in total yards, including 163 yards on the ground, and were 8 of 12 on third-down conversions. "We're going to do things right", Jackson said.

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New Arsenal star bullish about 'steel' needed to beat Burnley

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger celebrates after the game against Burnley on October 2, 2016. Despite a good result, Arsenal were very fortunate and had this have been teams of the recent past they may have lost but this team has a different feel about it and they dug in to steal a result.

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Jake Ball gets rolling with fifer on debut

Duckett, on the other hand, grew in confidence in the shadow of his partner and played the support role to perfection with runs trickling in steadily, striking the odd boundaries, before teeing off. Vince contributed 16 to the 41-run opening stand, but played one shot too many and paid the ultimate price. Paceman Plunkett struggled with cramp in the warm-up win over a Bangladesh Cricket Board Select XI earlier this week and a toe problem meant he missed out on Friday, with Ball making his ...

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How Mike Pence Defended Donald Trump by Denying Some of His Words

Clinton does, however, have fundraisers slated for Wednesday and Thursday, including one that will be open to cameras. If we got along with Russian Federation and Russia went out with us and knocked the hell out of ISIS, that's OK with me, folks.

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Roark to start for Nationals in NLDS Game 2 vs Dodgers

It got off on the wrong foot in search of the franchise's first division series victory since 1981. "We've got a shot to go all the way". Game 2 in the best-of-five matchup is Saturday at Washington . Handing Kershaw a four-run lead is usually as safe as buying T-bills - but not so much in October. So what if he struggled? Despite the bad performance, Kershaw was happy with the win.

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Auburn upsets No. 18 LSU 18-13 in Jordan-Hare

LSU running back Leonard Fournette racked up 101 yards on 16 carries, but Auburn did a great job of keeping the LSU passing game in check. A costly mishandling of the ball by Etling resulted in a fumble and cost LSU the ball at the Auburn 31 when trailing 15-13.


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