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Giants-Mets NL Wild Card Game sets Major League Baseball ratings record

In a matchup between the past two NL champions, Syndergaard struck out 10 in seven innings of two-hit ball. Even after getting eliminated, NY (87-75) felt good about reaching the playoffs in consecutive seasons for only the second time in franchise history (1999-2000).

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Tennessee Completes Last Second Hail Mary For 34-31 Win Over Georgia

Had he done that the first time , Tennessee would be winning this game. They had lost eight straight home games against the Longhorns (2-2, 0-1). Tennessee's Joshua Dobbs found Jauan Jennings in the end zone to complete a 43-yard Hail Mary with no time left on the clock as the Volunteers won 34-31 at Sanford Stadium.

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India beat New Zealand to win series, reclaim top ranking from Pakistan

Earlier, Indian pacers tore New Zealand apart in a brilliant display of swing bowling. New Zealand were all out for 204 in their first innings in reply to India's 316. But that was not the case. The seamer doubled up by knocking back BJ Watling's off-stump - and after Jadeja bowled Luke Ronchi off his pad for 32, New Zealand's resistance was nearly done as they lost their last nine wickets for 93.

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Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to China final

After a tight first set, Keys' serve let her down in the tiebreaker but she rallied in the second despite continued pressure from the Briton. The top-seed hit 12 Aces and saved 3 of 4 break points to set up a semi-final match against David Ferrer.

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Ross Fisher leads at halfway stage of Dunhill Links

After torching St Andrews for a bogey-free 62 on Saturday, the Englishman holds a three-shot lead over five-time European Tour victor Ross Fisher heading into the final round. The German made a quiet start before bursting into life with four birdies in five holes to cap an outward 32, and he reeled off three in a row from the 12th to surge to 12 under with compatriot Florian Fritsch, who took advantage of the benign conditions to fire a 65 at Carnoustie.

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Utes overcome mistakes to beat Arizona, 36-23

Utah (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) snapped a four-game losing streak to Arizona . Whittingham said several players were having MRIs to determine the severity of their injuries. The Utes could not do enough on offense to answer. The Utes look to bounce back from their first loss of the season after a last second goal-line stand gave California a 28-23 victory.

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Joe Allen ruled out of Wales' World Cup Qualifier with Georgia

Obviously I expect them to score - they have Gareth Bale after all - but it would hugely surprise me if they netted more than twice. "We weren't too proud to do it and not say, "We are a European semi-finalist, we have got to play a certain way".

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Wigan beat Warrington 12-6 in Grand Final

The Warriors had taken an early lead with a Matty Smith penalty after Joe Westerman was ruled to have held down too long in the tackle. After a 40-20 kick by Smith, George Williams an Liam Farrell combined, but the final pass from Anthony Gelling to Charnley drifted forward, denying the 25-year-old a dream start.

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Martin O'Neill: Republic performance not great against Georgia but win vital

The goal changed things and it fitted in with the strangeness of the night. Georgia were made to rue their fate early in the second half, as Coleman's drive and determination allowed him to score a fortuitous opener from close range. Wes Hoolahan is poised for just his third competitive start away from home under both Martin O'Neill and Giovanni Trapattoni when Ireland face Moldova tomorrow.

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Tic Tac says Donald Trump's comments were 'inappropriate and unacceptable'

Skittles owner Wrigley released a statement informing Donald Trump Jr. that comparing refugees to poisoned skittles was not "an appropriate analogy". He then leaned in, catching me off guard, and kissed me nearly on lips. "In my career as a law enforcement professional I was confronted with and worked tirelessly to end the horrific reality of violence toward women".

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NBA star Derrick Rose says he assumed ex-girlfriend consented to sex

LOS ANGELES There was no text message that specifically gave Derrick Rose permission to have sex with his ex-girlfriend, but for the National Basketball Association star the signs were clear, he testified in a lawsuit that accuses him and two friends of raping the woman.

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Wales earn hard-fought point in Vienna

Chris Gunter's header after a failed Austria clearance bounced right up for an in-stride Allen, who connected with a flawless left-footed strike. Chris Coleman'steam could only hang onto the lead for six minutes however, as another Stoke player got on the scoresheet in Arnautovic, who made it 1-1 in the 28th minute.

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Tyson Fury comes back out of retirement only hours after quitting boxing

I'm here to stay. There had been no comment from Fury's camp on the cocaine reports - said to have come from a test done by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association - but the fighter himself appears to have confirmed them to Rolling Stone .

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Patriots cut ties with guard Jonathan Cooper

The No. 7 overall pick in the 2013 draft, Cooper had been acquired as part of the Patriots' March trade with the Arizona Cardinals in which New England swapped defensive end Chandler Jonesfor Cooper and a second-round draft choice. "Whatever they asked me, I'll do it". The former North Carolina Tar Heel didn't touch the field for the Cardinals in 2013, but between 2014 and 2015 played in 24 games, while starting 11 of them.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Won't Be Joining New York Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls was recently mooted as his next potential destination, but Mintzlaff has moved to dismiss such notions. Manchester United outcast Bastian Schweinsteiger has spent his first free worldwide break by training on his own at the club's Carrington HQ.

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Steele not happy with Miles' firing

LSU will probably pursue Tom Herman from Houston , but I wouldn't be shocked if they- being the type of program they are- offered Art Briles the Head Coaching job at the end of the season. Miles said he didn't fight the decision and explained why. "We have an obligation to our student-athletes to put them in the best position to have success on the football field each week and we have great confidence that coach Orgeron will do just that".

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Aussies released after brief encounter at Malaysian F1 Grand Prix

They had celebrated an Australian driver's victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang , outside the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, by shedding their shirts and trousers to reveal the "budgie smugglers", as Australians call tight swimwear.

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Points leaders losing contact with Johnson

The event, inaugurated as the Fedex Cup finale in 2007, sees the top 30 players in the PGA Tour points standings battling it out for a $10million overall first prize. If he were to win the Tour Championship and Johnson finished in a two-way tie for second or worse, McIlroy would claim the FedEx Cup. But he fell a stroke behind Chappell with a double-bogey at the 17th before regaining a share of the lead with a birdie at the par-five finishing hole.

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Arsenal first teamer faces late fitness test ahead of Chelsea showdown

We needed to change the recent history, and we did it with style and steel". 'We have to be honest with ourselves and put more attention on the small details. "I don't want to talk about the mistake [from Gary Cahill]". We can always blame Arsene Wenger for the club's mediocre campaigns in the last decade, but one of the great things he has done was to bring Alex Iwobi into the setup.

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Ron Rivera has 'no idea' if Cam Newton will play on MNF

Jones had 1,871 yards receiving last year - the second-biggest season total in league history. "It's not about the 300 yards", Jones said. "The connection with Ryan and Julio Jones today was as strong as ever", said Falcons coach Dan Quinn, who watched that pair do the most to generate a 99-yard scoring drive in the second half to propel their team toward a three-game winning streak after losing to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the opening week.

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Aussies in Malaysia face further wait

Sepang police chief Abdul Aziz Ali said on Tuesday the men were allegedly intoxicated when the incident happened. A spokeswoman for Pyne said the matter was being " handled appropriately by the Australian high commissioner". "The message will be 'They are Australians. they can do just about what they like in our country",' another man wrote on Facebook . Malaysia's deputy home minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed said: "We open our doors to tourists".

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Hue Jackson: There's no quit in Cleveland Browns

The Redskins return home on Sunday looking to get to.500 on the season with another victory over the winless Cleveland Browns. "We just found a way to execute, found some mismatches", Thompson said . Kicker Cody Parkey finished an 11-play, 48-yard drive with a successful 45-yard field goal, giving the Browns a 20-17 advantage with 9:25 left in the third quarter.

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First loss leads to saddening locker room

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor also scored on a 20-yard run at a time the Rex Ryan-coached Bills spent the past week taking the brunt of criticism after opening the season 0-2. "You can't have that", Manning said. In Jones' absence, rookie running back Rob Kelley made his debut with four carries for seven yards. They committed too many mistakes, too many penalties and were never able to seize control of the game despite numerous opportunities.

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Tennessee beats Georgia with insane Hail Mary

With the Sanford Stadium crowd in a frenzy, Tennessee took the kickoff into position to take one shot at the end zone. Have you watched the last SEC on CBS Games of the Week? The craziness started when Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason caught the Tennessee secondary napping when he hit true freshman Riley Ridley with a 47-yard touchdown pass in the final seconds.

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Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury Retires From Boxing

The Mancunian has experienced a turbulent 11 months since that victory, having been forced to pull out of two separate rematches with the Ukrainian, as well as being embroiled in the aforementioned drug scandal, all amid rumors of deteriorating mental health.

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'Budgie nine' Australians escape conviction for Malaysian underwear outrage

A MALAYSIAN court on Tuesday freed the group of Australian men dubbed the "Budgie Nine" who were arrested on Sunday over a drunken stripping stunt that sparked outrage in the Muslim country. The Sepang Session Court released the nine Thursday - among them an Australian government political adviser - after they pleaded guilty and apologized for their behavior.

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Ben McAdoo believes the Giants offense close to breaking out

Bryant and Beckham, despite playing for opposing teams in the NFC East, have a great relationship. "He likes to fight and get in people's heads", Rhodes said, of Beckham. Even a casual observer of football would say the officials weren't looking out for Beckham on Monday night. "As the game went on, we kind of got our stuff together and just played ball".

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Milner's penalty lifts Liverpool past Swansea

The Swans took the lead through Leroy Fer early in the first half, but Roberto Firmino equalised after the break to give the Reds a chance at gaining all three points. With 16 points from their opening 7 games, Liverpool trail first-placed City by two points, but it's been the manner of their victories this season that has caught the attention of pundits and fans alike.

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Klopp warns Liverpool: Do NOT bring me a cake

Liverpool slipped past Swansea City 2-1 at Liberty Stadium on Saturday after a James Milner penalty sealed the victory for Jurgen Klopp's side. Swansea broke the deadlock after seven minutes when Leroy Fer tapped home from close range, after Borja Gonzalez knocked the ball into the six-yard box.

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Brissett Learns the Hard Way, Winning in the NFL Isn't Easy

ESPN hot take artist Stephen A. Smith had a banner week prior to Bills-Patriots, slamming Rex Ryan for being "mentally weak" and then saying his Bills didn't have a chance in Sunday's game. The Redskins (2-2) scored four red zone touchdowns against the Browns (0-4) after going 3 for 14 in their first three games. "I'm sure what they wanted was to come in with the bully mindset and I definitely feel like that was kind of probably just popping off to let us know it was going to be that kind ...

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Wenger: Fans will be key to Arsenal stay

When asked on Friday about the England job, Wenger chose his words carefully. But as a French manager who was arriving from a stint working in Japan to take over one of England's bigger clubs, Wenger said it was natural to face resistance at the start - even within his own team.

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Maria Sharapova wins appeal, doping ban reduced to 15 months

The CAS panel found that Sharapova "bore some degree of fault" for the positive test, saying a 15-month sanction was "appropriate". "I just thought how could I have not known this, there was so many ways I could have known and I did not", she said.

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India seal series victory to regain number one spot

Earlier resuming the day at 227 for eight, India were bundled out for 263 in 76.5 overs setting New Zealand an improbable target of 376. However, the match now seems completely out of grasp of New Zealand as India will come out rejuvenated for a win.

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Arsenal 1-0 Burnley

That was the closest either side came to breaking the deadlock before the interval but the Gunners nearly took the lead at the start of the second period when a fine move by Arsene Wenger's side ended with Heaton getting down well to keep Sanchez's effort out.

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Mourinho wants more from star man Pogba

Rave reviews poured in after Manchester United tore Leicester apart in the first half, scoring four goals, and Smalling believes this could be the start of great things for the club. After the torrid sequence that saw them lose three times on the spin in eight days, Mourinho has now steered United to successive victories, this following the midweek League Cup win at Northampton .


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