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Dodgers Nationals NLDS Game Three

Leave it to a little-used catcher not known for his hitting prowess to change the complexion of the Washington Nationals' National League division series with one big swing. That's not a record for a nine-inning playoff game - that "honor" belongs to the Yankees and Red Sox, who in Game 3 of the 2004 ALCS went at it for four hours and 20 minutes .

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Steve Bruce: Villa appoint coach as Di Matteo successor

It is one of the big clubs of this country. As well as guiding the Tigers into the last 16 of the EFL Cup, the 53-year-old has also taken seven points from the opening seven fixtures of City's Premier League return. They were interested in Huddersfield's David Wagner and Brentford boss Dean Smith but turned to Bruce, who lives in the Midlands, despite being impressed by Clarke, who has reportedly now left the club.

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Pogba willing to do the hard yards to help Man United

Late goals by Fabio Aurelio and Andrea Dossena, following United defender Nemanja Vidic's red card, put the icing on the cake for Liverpool though United once again had the last laugh, pipping their rivals to the title. If the Red Devils are going to mount a title challenge this season, they are going to have to go on an unbeaten run starting at Anfield . United on the other hand, have had a topsy-turvy start to the season, but Mourinho seems to getting his men back on track, especially via ...

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Blue Jays beat Rangers 7-6 to sweep series

In the National League, the Dodgers and Nationals are tied 1-1 heading into this afternoon's game; the Cubs will try to sweep the Giants in San Francisco tonight. That legitimately helped the Royals win the series, as, for example, the Royals batters had a.401 wOBA against Price's changeup in the series. BOS at CLE (-130, 6.5 o15), 11 (TBS): Rick Porcello was bad in the biggest game of his career, but figures to get a second shot here as Boston was expected to force this fourth game ...

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Five Things: Blue Jays Sweep, Cubs and Indians Attempt Same

Daniel Murphy provided two RBIs, and Washington's bullpen threw 4-2/3 scoreless innings, leading the Nationals past the Dodgers 5-2 in a rain-postponed game two to even the best-of-five series. It's a special place to be. Before this even started, going back to before we played Baltimore (in the wild card), that's one of the things we looked at.

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Indians sweep Red Sox as Big Papi gives a final curtain call

Although Dombrowski pledged his support for the manager, he also declined to address whether the Red Sox will pick up the option, stating that ownership would be involved in "something of that magnitude". But tonight when I walk to the mound I realize that - I realize that it was going to be - it was over. I think they did a very fine job for us. But the slugger said he has no regrets about how his career ended.

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Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. celebrates TD catch in hilarious way

That left the only key Packers injury heading into next week as running back Eddie Lacy. On Sunday night they answered with one of their best performances of the season, and helped seal a victory against NY. "We hugged it out". - McCarthy said wide receiver Randall Cobb, who was hit in the neck and head on a late reception, was "fine" on Monday.

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NFL Rumors Roundup: Watkins Could Return, Siemian To Start & More

Phillip Rivers had another big statistical day against the Raiders, throwing for 359 yards and four touchdowns, though he also had two big interceptions. At 1-4, and now facing the defending Super Bowl champions, it looks like the Chargers are going to miss the playoffs for the sixth time in the last seven seasons.

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After early struggles, 49ers turn to Kaepernick at QB

The 49ers clearly need a spark on the offensive side of the ball at 1-4, as their offense is averaging the second fewest yards per game in the National Football League this season. Kaepernick has not thrown a pass this season, only taking three snaps in the opener and handing off each time once the game was decided. "Hopefully those are things that we progress on this week and show Sunday", he said.

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England beat Bangladesh in third one-day global, win series 2-1

England's makeshift top four - none of Sam Billings , James Vince, Ben Duckett or Jonny Bairstow are regarded as first-choice - laid the foundations for Stokes and Chris Woakes, who ended proceedings with a towering six to finish on 27 not out, to see England home.

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LeBron James' new Sprite commercial features Lil' Yachty

The commercial eventually transitions into a "metaphor about Sprite ", in which Lil Yachty performs a rendition of his single "Minnesota". It may seem weird that, as a Sprite endorser, LeBron James would never tell you to drink the lemon-lime drink-but he has his reasons.

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Former Olympic heptathlon champ Jessica Ennis-Hill retires

I've always said I want to leave my sport on a high and have no regrets and I can truly say that. "Also a huge thank you to all those people who have supported and followed my career over the years x". A former World and European champion, she also won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2005. "I am in two minds about whether to call it a day and retire now or perhaps go a little bit longer", she had said in August.

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Maple Leafs' Matthews first ever with 4 goals in NHL debut

Anderson won't soon forget the evening as he will forever be tied to Matthews in the history books. William Nylander benefited from Matthews's performance with two assists, while Frederik Andersen stopped 25 shots for the Leafs. I don't even know what to say. "For me, from my perspective, since I've been a Leafs coach that's the best night we've had since I've been here by 10 miles, not even close", said Babcock .

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Jose Mourinho discusses Rooney captaincy

United who are six points behind leaders Manchester City will be looking for all the 3 points against Stoke City on Sunday. Everything was lovely, the first chance was attractive. It was a well-earned point for us in the end. "The goalkeeper is the man of the match, deservedly, and the post too", he is quoted as saying by Sky Sports News .

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Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward out with hamstring injury

Some guys are pissed off. Roethlisberger is now on pace for 48 touchdowns this season; he's never thrown for more than 32 in a year (2007, 2014). It is hard to imagine a unit this talented - and coached by an National Football League veteran in Todd Bowles - being this bad, but that's the reality.

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Bears vs. Colts: Prediction, Spread, Preview, Channel, Game Time

The Colts are 11-9 as a franchise against Chicago in home games and 11-10 on the road. Now they'll try to use the same strategy to save their season. When the Colts opted not to take their bye following last week's trip to London, NFL officials were eager to see how Indy performed on a regular week.

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Red Sox to retain manager John Farrell for 2017 season

Cleveland closer Cody Allen hung on in the last two innings, and the Indians beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Monday to complete a three-game sweep of their AL Division Series. Farrell will get another go at it in 2017, but Dombrowski declined to say if the Red Sox would pick up his team option for 2018, meaning that Farrell will be under enormous pressure to deliver next season after failing to find postseason success this year.

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Blue Jays' Liriano out with concussion

Mark Shapiro, the Toronto Blue Jays president and chief executive officer, said the play unfolded before his eyes like it was in slow motion. Josh Donaldson scored the winning run on another defensive miscue by the Rangers as the Blue Jays completed the three-game sweep.

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Number of registered voters increases as deadline nears

Voters can not transfer their registration from one county to another - they must re-register in the new county of residence. "With this earliest-ever start to Early Voting, we're proud to introduce our biggest-ever site to serve more voters than ever before", Election Board Chairwoman Marisel A.

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Chase Utley delivers late as Dodgers force Game 5 with Nationals

Scherzer pitched Game #1 of the series against last night's Game #4 starter Clayton Kershaw ultimately losing the decision after allowing four runs over six innings of work. It's unlikely that Murphy can hold these kind of averages throughout the rest of his postseason career, but it's also foolish to ignore what the ex-Mets has become: One of the most unsafe clutch hitters on the planet and best postseason hitters of all time .

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Dimitri Payet scores sensational individual goal that could galvanize West Ham

Violence flared after the Hammers' 1-1 Premier League draw with Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon. We wanted to beat Middlesbrough after two home defeats. "We showed team spirit and character". The Hammers have been beset by injuries this term and their situation worsened in the fifth minute when Sam Byram was taken from the field on a stretcher with a hamstring injury.

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Tiger Woods Still Too Old And Fucked Up To Play Golf

Woods said despite practicing the past few days in California, he "knew [he] wasn't ready to compete against the best golfers in the world". The Safeway Open has sold a bumper 28,000 tickets since the Californian announced his intention to compete .

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Sky sales rise in first quarter despite advertising dip

It pointed towards rivals benefiting from Euro 2016 and the Paralympics. Sky added over 100,000 new customers in quarter one and Italy saw the highest increase in new customers in four years. More fundamentally, the evidence seems to be mounting that the competitive and cost environments for Sky are getting tougher. "We are on track financially in a year of investment on screen".

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Blue Jays prepared to roll out four strong starters against Indians

Not only did he bat.538 with a 1.418 slugging percentage and four doubles, he had the daring to dash home with the winning run on an errant throw in the game that clinched the sweep of the 95-win Rangers. "They played all these big games down the stretch". Though I assumed the Red Sox would knock the Indians out and they didn't, sorry Cleveland. When Brantley's season ended in mid-August after 11 games due to another shoulder surgery, former Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Rajai Davis took over ...

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Geoffrey Kondogbia linked with Liverpool

It appears the French worldwide could be heading to the Premier League as the Daily Star are citing reports coming out of Italy that claim Liverpool are plotting a swoop for the midfielder in January. "They play the same position". "He is still young and has room for improvement". He has to keep working on details to improve'. The player's agent Jonathan Maarek claims his client is happy at the San Siro but recently stated that a number of clubs are sniffing around him.

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Buttler reprimanded for Bangladesh reaction

Chasing a target of 239 runs, Buttler was trying to provide his side with some resistance and looked threatening with some lusty stroke-play after his Bangladesh counterpart Mashrafe Mortaza tore apart the visitors' top order to leave them reeling at 26-4 inside 10 overs.

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Exasperated Wenger puts Ramsey back into 'pre-season'

The season before he was at Watford, where he didn't play. 'His progress has been brilliant because he has absolutely top mental strength. He is at a team that meets his needs and values. We have to show we can deal with being favourites, we didn't always do it last season". But Wenger has suggested the former Cardiff City talent is closer than ever to regaining fitness having chose to put Ramsey through a full pre-season to build him back to his best.

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Utd can regain EPL title under Mourinho: Cantona

The latter being a reference to the Italian legend who played alongside Pogba for three seasons at Juventus. This surprise combination seemed to work initially for United, as they won three games on the trot. Speaking about Man United, Cantona claims they can still be champions under Mourinho . The Frenchman has been playing in a box-to-box role alongside Marouane Fellaini, hence has to limit his forays forward for Manchester United .

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Andrew Luck, the Indianapolis Colts Beat the Chicago Bears 29-23

He's on pace for over 1,600 yards this season, and has a combined 345 yards and two touchdowns in Indy's wins. This isn't the'85 version of Da Bears. It's the first time he achieved the feat since 2013 - and it comes more than two decades after his first milestone day, September 22, 1996 against Jacksonville.

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Ben Zobrist: Zobrist homers again in loss against Reds

With that comes greater expectations, and the Cubs are unsurprisingly slotted as favorites to win the World Series entering the Major League Baseball postseason at 12/5 odds, according to Bovada. "The big thing with this team is we're consistent", he said. "It's a flawless example of why we've won so many games this year, " Montero said. In a win over the Cardinals his last time up, Lester went 6.2 innings with three hits and no earned.

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How India celebrated series win and No

Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed 10-wicket hauls in the first and third Test and ended up with 27 scalps in the series. Umesh Yadav accounted for Tom Latham in the second over of the innings, going around the wicket to trap him LBW but Williamson and Guptill went after him and Ashwin as the visitors reached 38/1 by tea.

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Goalie Jonathan Quick injured in Kings' season-opening loss to Sharks

November 23 vs. San Jose: Sharks make their first visit to Los Angeles since eliminating the Kings in the postseason. Having made it only on seasons that concluded in even years, this would be an ominous omen for the goaltender who appeared in the most games and played the most minutes last season, earning him his third Top-5 finish in the Vezina Trophy Award voting, though he is yet to claim the prize.

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Bound and gagged Kardashian Halloween costume pulled

Authorities are still investigating the Kim Kardashian Paris robbery. However, costume company Costumeish wants customers to do just that with their " Parisian heist robbery victim " kit, on sale for $69.99. The star recently filed a federal lawsuit against a media outlet which claimed she faked the robbery . In the past, we've explained to you why dressing up as a transgender person or darkening your skin to become a cartoon character of another race is a awful idea for a costume ...

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Indians-Red Sox Game 3 rained out

Game 3 is set for Sunday at 4:08 p.m. ET, but rain is falling steadily at Fenway Park, and the forecast doesn't look good. Both righty Rick Porcello and the aforementioned Price struggled in their outings, and now, barring a change after the rain out, it is up to Buchholz to stave off elimination.

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Olympics: IOC backs new anti-doping body

Ahead of the Summit, iNADO accused the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of "losing the anti-doping battle at Rio", having opted against handing Russian Federation a blanket ban from the Games over allegations of state-sponsored drug use.


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