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9th-inning rally sends Cubs to the NLCS

After watching the Cubs celebrate advancing to the NL Championship Series, and knowing he didn't get the chance to do anything about it, reporters spotted Casilla crying in the clubhouse after the game, according to The Mercury News. These aren't the 1984 Cubs that got within a game of the World Series before losing the final three of the NLCS against the Padres to lose that best-of-five series.

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ALDS Game 3 lineups: If weather permits (but it probably won't)

Cleveland would end up shutting out the Red Sox, 6-0, to take a commanding 2-0 ALDS lead. The 22-game victor and Cy Young candidate gave up three home runs in the third inning on just nine pitches. Five relievers made it stand up, with Mark Melancon working around a single in the ninth - the lone hit allowed by Washington's relievers - to earn the save.

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Buccaneers kick Panthers at end

The Panthers used that same aggressive playcalling on their first drive of the second half Monday, after a awful first half in which they ran only 20 plays, their fewest since the first half of a 2011 Week 5 game against New Orleans. "It's a different football team, different season". The Bucs improved to 2-3 with the win. Many plays and series' could be articulated and discussed about why it is time for Shula to be down the door in Carolina , however the one than, in my opinion sealed ...

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Kyrgios fined $16500 for behavior at Shanghai Masters

There was also an exchange with a member of the crowd, who told Kyrgios: "You've got to respect the game". He spoke after the match and didn't back down from his confrontational stance. And if he feels that way, he's free to withdraw from a tournament or retire during a match. "You reach a point where you're mentally exhausted and some people react one way, some people react a different way, " Zverev said.

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Ashwin Takes Six as India Inches Closer Towards 'Whitewash' Against New Zealand

Umesh Yadav struck early to remove Tom Latham for 6. Guptill was unlucky to be runout when Ashwin got his fingers off a Ronchi drive and deflected the ball onto stumps. "They will be targeting those, so we've got to find a way of rectifying that". "We just responded well and bounced back, and didn't allow them to put us under pressure again", he added.

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Flacco, Ravens hope to rebound under coordinator Mornhinweg

This time, both teams are simply trying to keep their playoff hopes alive. "We have to get to the quarterback every week and when we don't, it makes it just hard", Harbaugh said. Baltimore is putting up just 18.8 points per game, which isn't something to brag about. Keep the ground game going: After three weeks with virtually no production from the ground game, the Ravens have finally found something in Terrance West, who has produced over 200 rushing yards as the team's starter over the ...

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Great Wall of China: Bobby Brown of Houston Rockets Sorry for Graffiti

A flood of posts from Chinese netizens has inundated American basketball player Robert Brown's Sina Weibo page, with many attacking him for the graffiti that he recently drew on the Great Wall. Brown made up for his faux pas by leading the Rockets in scoring with 18 in a victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in Beijing on Wednesday. I could have just put my hand over it and erased it.

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Professional Athletes to Trump: 'That's Not Locker Room Talk'

Things can get fun, but as soon it gets disrespectful, someone has to step in. "What goes on in our locker room: sporting events that happened the night before, family, strategy we have for that night. Trump has also been supportive of Brady, defending him during "Deflategate" and praising the quarterback repeatedly during the campaign trail. American athletes have taken to social media to assure the public that Donald Trump has no idea what goes on in a locker room.

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Stoke hero Allen delighted with deserved draw at Man Utd

Speaking after the game, Herrera couldn't believe Man United didn't find the win. The best performance by far. We had chances in both halves. "We touched the ball, we moved, we created so much". We had 90 minutes of control, we had 90 minutes of ambition. We should be not just with three points but with a fat result. Which is obviously very unfair on us.

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Robert Lewandowski: Liverpool's title chances and life under Jurgen Klopp revealed

Here is the team we think they should field... "You need to stop this". Their results this term clearly indicate that Liverpool have attained a level of consistency that was beyond them last season, but their first half display against Swansea was among the worst they've mustered in recent memory.

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World Mental Health Day being observed today

Image used for representation only. Mental health services lack human and financial resources in many countries, particularly low and middle income countries. Signatories agree to seven commitments: We will be informed; We will listen; We will be mindful of our language; We will be inclusive; We will challenge the stereotypes; We will be supportive; We will promote recovery .

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Clarke backs Europe to come back stronger

The last player picked for the team, Moore rallied from three points down in the final three holes, a comeback that was symbolic of America's Ryder Cup resurgence. You wouldn't have called the Mickelson-Garcia match genial, but they were civil while being brilliant, and the crowd followed suit. After McIlroy went 1-up through three holes, the two matched shot for shot in the middle.

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Rooney, Walcott set for England starts

Listen, I believe in the managers I work under and if that's where they want me to play that's where I'll play". In the last few matches Malta have had 35 or 40 per cent of the ball. I didn't come in and say: 'I want to play here or there.' I played where I was asked to play. "I have been working hard and I want to be better than the opposition", Walcott told a news conference ahead of the Malta clash.

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NBA star Derrick Rose takes stand, denies rape

His description of the incident differed dramatically from the woman's testimony, which lasted a day and a half in Los Angeles federal court. Rose watched the testimony while chewing gum, but showed little reaction. Rose testified that he believes he did nothing wrong. Rose's attorneys have asked for a mistrial based on a text from the woman to Rose earlier in the day that had not been previously disclosed to the defense (as is required by law).

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Woeful Bears look to eliminate inconsistency at 1-4

I think all of our penalties happened inside the 40, so that's taking potential points off the board. Historical match ups: Since the Jags have existed only since 1995 there is virtually no history here. While Hoyer threw two touchdown passes Sunday, the Bears offense also sputtered in the red zone with one touchdown in three tries. Their picks have been registered by Ngakoue, Posluszny and Gipson.

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Cubs seize 2-0 divisional series lead over Giants

Cubs manager Joe Maddon hearkened back to when he was a kid and tossed around names like Whitey Ford, Sandy Koufax and Bob Gibson when talking about Bumgarner's ownership of the postseason. Before departing, Hendricks delivered a two-run single to spark the Cubs' 3-run second inning. Bumgarner has gone 23 straight scoreless innings in the postseason since, including a complete-game shutout against the New York Mets in the NL Wild Card Game on Wednesday.

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LAPD detective investigating NBA star found dead

Hernandez was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries. Police officers found a firearm at the scene, and further investigations will determine if the shooting was self-inflicted or homicidal. His attorneys moved for a mistrial based on the plaintiff's attorney's failure to provide text messages sent to Rose at the time of the alleged rape, but Judge Michael Fitzgerald denied the motion on Wednesday.

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F1 Japanese GP: Hamilton is not self-destructing… - Rosberg

Mercedes lodged a protest against Red Bull's Max Verstappen after an aggressive move that prevented Lewis Hamilton from snatching second place at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. "It s 33 points, but I m not focused on that". There are still many races to go. Vettel's irritation over backmarkers this season reached new heights in this race as the four-time champion was continually on the radio bemoaning being held up, and by the end he could only claim fourth, 14.4s behind Rosberg.

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Blue Jays ban beer cans

On May 15, Odor famously punched Bautista to spark a brawl in Texas, and the broadcast of Sunday's game showed a fan-made sign declaring "I would rather get punched in May than get knocked out in October". Martin made the score 3-1 with his first homer of the postseason and the fifth of his career. In 2015, Toronto rallied from an 0-2 deficit to win the ALDS in five, with Bautista's dramatic three-homer the coup de grâce.

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Pens' Crosby out with concussion; no timetable for return

Crosby felt good enough Tuesday to spend almost an hour on the ice skating alongside injured teammates Bryan Rust and Matt Murray, but he declined to set any sort of timeline on when he may return. Now this: more uncertainty and more discussion about the cumulative effects of concussion and how, once a player has endured one, the next one could happen again at any time.

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Liverpool sweating on Adam Lallana and Georginio Wijnaldum for Man United game

Liverpool fans reacted poorly to the decision to allow Taylor to referee Monday's match at Anfield as he lives just six miles away from Old Trafford. With the close of the worldwide break already in sight, the fans of the English Premier League are eagerly awaiting the return of some of their players from global duty.

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Hull City finally appoint Mike Phelan as Head Coach

After weeks of speculation over his job status, Phelan's appointment was finally confirmed by the club on Thursday evening. Hull said Phelan is the full-time replacement for Steve Bruce, who left the club before the start of the season. The 54-year-old has been in temporary charge for three months, stepping up from the No2 role when Bruce resigned on July 22 after disagreements with the Allam family, Hull's owners, over transfers - or rather the lack of them.

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Colin Kaepernick Is Going To Start On Sunday

The first-year coach of the 49ers said during a press conference today that starting Kaepernick over Gabbert was "a football decision". The 49ers have stood by Kaepernick during his highly-controversial protest of the national anthem and this restructuring could wind up being a gift if he can play well over the next few months.

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Terry Francona, Cleveland Indians honored to play David Ortiz in final game

Theo didn't necessarily owe the Red Sox or their fans anything, but we're in the land of irrational playoff rooting interest tiebreakers here, so I have zero issue digging up buried skeletons to put them on display for a few weeks. "It was a curveball that didn't do anything", he said after the loss via WEEI . In the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers, once again, you hit a game tying grand slam into the Red Sox bullpen.

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England's Jos Buttler given ICC reprimand as Bangladesh players fined

The incident occurred after the England captain was found to have been trapped lbw by Taskin Ahmed following a review and Somerset-born Buttler was unhappy with the celebrations by the Bangladeshi players. Their last 6 wickets collapsed for mere 17 runs. Mortaza hit a 29-ball 44 as Bangladesh accelerated to 238-8 in testing conditions and then claimed 4-29 to bowl out England for 204 in 44.4 overs.

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Gareth Southgate growing in confidence in charge of England

England's former football player Danny Mills didn't waste time to speak about his thoughts on the matter. The Liverpool skipper lauded Southgate, who took over from Sam Allardyce late last month, for his early impact at the helm. The most important thing is competence. "Would I have been happy with a point before the game? No". England boss Gareth Southgate mulling his options.

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Watch ALDS Game 3 online

Only three times have teams rallied from an 0-2 deficit after losing the first two games at home: the 2001 Yankees (against Oakland), the 2012 Giants (Cincinnati) and the 2015 Jays (Texas). There is also uncertainty surrounding Jays pitcher Francisco Liriano , after he was struck on the back of the head by the ball following a line-drive in Game 2 on Friday night.

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No. 2 Ohio State struggles at times but downs IN 38-17

IN is coming off a big 24-21 OT win over Michigan State last week to improve to 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in the Big Ten. ESPN will broadcast the game live at 2:30 p.m. While most believe the Buckeyes would beat the Browns, at least the Browns are popular, so there's that. For the most part, Ohio State just didn't quite look like they were invested in the game.

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Brady declines to discuss Trump comments

After the tapes were leaked, Trump released a statement that said: "This was locker room banter , a private conversation that took place many years ago". Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, who has publicly endorsed Clinton, denounced Trump's explanation Wednesday. What really "pissed" the host off about this story was that after Trump got caught "boasting about sexual assault", he and his surrogates managed to "spin it as something much different".

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Roche questions Wiggins use of TUEs

Among the "allegations of wrongdoing" is a mystery medical package ordered by Freeman and delivered by a British Cycling coach to the end of the Dauphine Libere race in France in 2011. "With all the noise around Team Sky, I sent a message to the Team over the weekend to assure them of Sky's support". The logistics surrounding a cycling team are complex and packages are regularly transported.

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Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler (ribs) expected to start Sunday vs. Titans

The quarterback threw three touchdown passes, all to tight-end Martellus Bennett as the Patriots beat the Cleveland Browns 33-13. The two-time MVP bought time by checking his other options and floated long passes with ideal touch to Bennett and Gronkowski, his new bookend tight ends who will give defensive coordinators even more to consider when scheming against him.

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Kyrgios fined $16500 for behaviour at Shanghai Masters

Kyrgios, 21, has been dispatched 6-3, 6-1 by German journeyman Mischa Zverev and could yet face further sanction after appearing to put in no effort during various stages of the match. "You obviously have to give your best effort on that day". "Nick will be disappointed obviously, to have performed like that", said the Scot. "But we re not flawless".

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Panthers' backs against the wall after surprising 1-4 start

On Monday, the Panthers played without Newton, Jonathon Stewart, Michael Oher and James Bradberry and put themselves into position to win the game late but were forced to punt and watch the Buccaneers take advantage of key penalties as they worked their way into range for the game-winning field goal.

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Ashwin puts India in commanding position vs NZ

India's first innings 557-5 declared snatched the initiative and New Zealand, chasing an improbable 475 to win, collapsed to 153 all out against the spin of Ravichandran Ashwin, whose 7-59 added to his first innings haul of 6-81, giving him 13 wickets in the game.

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To miss 10-to-15 days with ankle sprain

The New Orleans Pelicans encountered a serious scare on Wednesday when All-Star center Anthony Davis sprained his ankle in a preseason game against the Houston Rockets . If he's healthy and playing at the level we've seen throughout his career, Davis can act as the centerpiece for a playoff team. The previous season, he averaged 24.4 points, 10.3 rebounds and led the league with 2.9 blocks per contest while making 53.5 percent of his shots.


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