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Statistical highlights from Day 3 of third Test

India chose to bat again and added 18 runs to their already seizable first-innings lead at stumps on day three. The third day of the Indore Test between India and New Zealand was yet another fantastic advertisement for Test cricket.

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Butch Jones: '100% believed' Hail Mary play would work

Jones raced onto the field in search of nobody in particular to squeeze tightly, but then his legs gave way for an impromptu prayer. Although it's likely he'd like to play in a game without having to dig out of a hole every week, Dobbs doesn't seem anxious that Tennessee has just about run out of comeback mojo.

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Djokovic Stages Comeback To Advance To Semifinals Of Shanghai Masters

He was focused". Trouble-prone Kyrgios, 21, patted a slow serve into his opponent s court and failed to properly contest several points in his 6-3, 6-1 defeat to 110th-ranked Mischa Zverev . But Murray took the initiative in Goffin's next service game after working his way to two break points through a fantastic forehand cross-court victor, and Goffin's double-fault gave Murray a 4-2 lead.

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Tom Brady returns to roast Browns after weeks of simmering on sidelines

But if you saw the estimated 15,000 Patriots fans here yesterday, most of whom paid upward of $1,500 for their mini-vacation to, of all places, Cleveland, for a Browns game, this was Brady's day. Gronkowski invented a word Sunday when speaking about the energy that Brady brings to the team: amp-ness. "Not that he would, I knew he potentially could", Browns coach Hue Jackson said .

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Pelicans' star Anthony Davis sprains ankle in China, may miss season opener

He led the Pelicans in points per game, rebounds per game, blocks per game, defensive rebounds per game (8.1), and offensive rebounds per game (2.1). That means it is possible that the All-Star big man won't be ready for New Orleans' regular season-opener as the Pelicans will host the Denver Nuggets on October 26.

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Southgate: Thank Hart For Getting Us The Point

There were also some basic errors in technique and passing, not forgetting the two woeful back-passes - by Eric Dier and Jordan Henderson - that led to one-on-one chances for Slovenia. While Wayne Rooney will still be considered England's main captain, manager Gareth Southgate has made the tough decision to drop the England legend.

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San Francisco Giants Headed to Postseason as Wild Card: Even Year Mojo

He thanked Scully for "67 incredible years that you've given baseball" and for ending his career in San Francisco. "That's been the pinnacle for pitchers ever since I was in the game - and long before me". "Umpire says out, what a play by Conor!" However, as a boy growing up in NY he idolized Mel Ott. Just like two years ago as a wild card going to Pittsburgh, the Giants will hit the road to begin what they believe can be another special postseason run.

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Djokovic, Murray advance to Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Djokovic , who has won 39 of his last 40 matches in China , is playing for his fifth Masters crown of the season. World number two Andy Murray, who has set his sights on Djokovic's place at the summit of the rankings, produced another clinical display on his way to the last eight as he beat Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-3, 6-1.

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Robert Pires says Wenger will retire after winning fourth league title

England are now on the hunt for a manager after parting ways with Sam Allardyce this week due to his remarks made to undercover reporters. We kept our feet on the ground and it always fell together. "Until the end of this season I'm here, and I am completely focused on that". The former Gunner said, 'He probably looks at Sir Alex Ferguson's 26 years at Manchester United and thinks he might beat that.

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Hornacek: "Players don't like to run the Triangle"

The problem with that is that Jackson dumped the roster he inherited long before this summer's makeover. Jeff Hornacek said he believes Noah is still on target to make his preseason debut Saturday despite the soreness. The reality is that Rose has a very serious history with injuries, causing him to miss extended period of action and at times play under a minute's restriction, etc.

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Djokovic hums his way to victory in Shanghai quarterfinals

Match starts at 11am BST . Djokovic, a 12-time grand slam victor, is working to hold off a charge in the points chase from Murray, who is within striking distance of the top year-end ranking held by the Serb. After Djokovic again went a break down in the second set, an upset was on the cards. Mischa Zverev , 29, was playing after qualifying for the ninth time this season.

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David Moyes convinced me to join Sunderland, says Victor Anichebe

Jan Kirchhoff, Jason Denayer , Adnan Januzaj, Fabio Borini and Vito Mannone are all sidelined, while Victor Anichebe, Lee Cattermole and Steven Pienaar are doubts for the clash. We've tended to do quite well away from home, maybe more so than at home at this present time. There is already a lot of pressure on striker Defoe to get the goals Sunderland need, and Pickford has total confidence in his ability in front of goal.

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Tyson Fury vacates his two heavyweight boxing belts after cocaine test

Fury has released a statement confirming that his titles are now up for grabs. This news came after Fury was declared medically unfit to fight Vladamir Klichtchko later this month, the second time their rematch was postponed. There's been no word yet regarding how the WBO plans on filling the title vacancy, but their top 5 ranked heavyweights, in order, are: Joseph Parker, Wladimir Klitschko , Andy Ruiz, David Haye, and Hughie Fury.

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NLWC 2016: Giants beat Mets 3-0, Bumgarner has complete game shutout

Familia on the other hand, the same Familia who messed up big time in the World Series a year ago, gave up two hits and a walk in the ninth inning, one of them a 3-run homer to Conor Gillaspie . "I talked to him afterwards and he was his usual self", Warthen said of Familia, who led the league with 51 saves this season. "And I think it's safe to say Bum deserves a lot of credit for that".

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Blue Jays, Orioles still battling for wild-card position

Rookie Dansby Swanson hit his third homer to tie the game in the sixth and walked to start the four-run eighth as the Phillies bullpen faltered again in losing to the Braves for the seventh straight time. In nine seasons in Toronto, the 35-year-old Bautista, after hammering a two-run shot Friday in the fifth inning off Cy Young candidate Rick Porcello, has laid waste to 265 mistakes by opposing pitchers.

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Total team effort lifts Dodgers to NLCS

The victor of the game will face the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series. The decisive Game 5 will take place in Washington on Thursday, as the Dodgers and Nationals battle for a trip to the NLCS, where the Chicago Cubs are waiting.

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Hamilton: I still have faith and hope

With five races remaining, Hamilton is fast running out of time to overhaul his rival - especially as Rosberg will be able to hold on to the lead even if he finishes second behind Hamilton in the next three races. "I have 100% confidence in these guys". "Something or someone doesn't want me to win this year", he added. "Something just does not feel right, but there is nothing I can do about it", Hamilton was quoted as saying by the Formula One official website .

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Bill Murray 'ain't afraid of no goats' at the Cubs-Giants game

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said the game would be played on Sunday at Nationals Park, where the Dodgers won game one on Friday to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five NL Division Series. "I think the way we're constructed we need to have versatility, because if somebody gets hurt or we need to be able to maximize our roster, with guys like Mike Aviles a couple of years ago, and certainly Jose now, it allows us if there's an injury to move him", manager Terry Francona said.

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Red Sox-Indians ALDS Game 3 postponed by rain, rescheduled for Monday

As a result, the matchup has been rescheduled to Monday at 6 p.m. Cleveland was just barely better than Boston this season, finishing with a record of 94-67 while the Red Sox ended year at 93-69. The Cleveland Indians are looking to close out the series as they post a 2-0 lead after dismantling the Red Sox twice in Cleveland. Rick Porcello didn't look at all like he did during the regular season during Game One, and David Price's postseason struggle continued during Game Two.

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7 things to know about Bengals loss to Cowboys

He was on the sidelines Sunday when Prescott directed the team to a straightforward 28-14 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in a game Dallas led 28-0 in the fourth quarter. Again, it's not an indictment of Romo's abilities, but if the team returns to him how much do they lose in terms of chemistry? "I will tell you this is a wonderful position, if you're in my shoes, to be in", Jones said.

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Brian Hoyer faces hard balancing act on offense

He's only done it once in consecutive games. He was then asked if that play and Hoyer's decision not to go to Jeffery illustrated the difference between Jay Cutler and Hoyer. Let's see if you can stack on some good weeks together and before you know it, you're back to.500 and now you're looking a little better as far as where you are in the division.

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Voters Say Clinton Won Debate, but Trump's Support Remains Stable

Clinton saw 23 percent of those polled saying they had a worse opinion of her after the second debate, greater than the 17 percent that did so after the first debate. " To put those numbers in perspective ", FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver wrote , "that's saying Trump would defeat Clinton among men by a margin similar to Dwight D.

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Nevada State Senate Approves $1.4B for Raiders Stadium

The Las Vegas Raiders are one step closer to becoming a reality after funding was approved to build a near $2billion stadium in "Sin City". Prior to the forum on Tuesday, Clark County Commissioner Chris Guinchigliani told News 3 that this would be the "largest tax increase in the history of the state of Nevada".

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Kershaw gets series-clinching save as Dodgers advance to NLCS

That total seems a bit low for two pitchers who have struggled quite a bit in this series. After a 12-to-6 classic Kershaw curveball befuddled Difo, the Dodgers drenched themselves in champagne, and will travel to Chicago for a best-of-seven against the Cubs.

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Red Bull Scores 1-2 In Malaysia As Ferrari And Mercedes Falter

They have 553 points but Red Bull, who picked up 43 points for the one-two, have closed the gap to 194 points with a maximum of 215 up for grabs in the remaining five races of the season. I don't know if my two engines are going to make it but I can only hope. "It is hard. No failure is planned", said Lowe on Sky Sports television. "But for some reason, which is completely unrelated to any intention or any individual performance a number of things have fallen on Lewis's vehicle this year".

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Matthews looking forward to home opener after historic National Hockey League debut

Alex Smart (Montreal, 1943), Real Cloutier (Quebec, 1979) and Fabian Brunnstrom (Dallas, 2008) also had hat tricks in their first National Hockey League games, though Cloutier played five seasons with the Nordiques in the WHA before that. On hand for his debut in Ottawa, his parents were also slated to attend Saturday's game against Boston. "I've just decided that Reims will play ALL of the games versus the leafs this year", offered Panthers' goalie Roberto Luongo, referring to his backup ...

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Johnson, Feingold to meet for first of 2 debates Friday

In contrast to Johnson, Ryan told fellow Republicans on a rare out-of-session conference call Monday that rather than defend Trump or campaign for him, he would focus on helping Republicans maintain their majority in the House, said one person on the call who demanded anonymity to describe the private conversation.

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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict takes playful jab at rookie Dak Prescott

Hyde also complimented Gabbert in his post game interview which falls in line with his statement to Jim Trotter before the game that there haven't even been whispers about a quarterback change in the facility. "I think the win just shows the character". Obviously you look at what Kerley was (inside) and the job he did on their nickel; ( Orlando) Scandrick was out; but Claiborne and Carr were still in, so we thought we would attack the nickel a little bit more and that's what we did and that ...

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Ron Johnson: 'Thanks for Nothing,' Russ Feingold

The latest Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Hillary Clinton's lead over Donald Trump has grown to seven points. After a parade of Republicans withdrew their support from Trump and condemned his inappropriate comments from the 2005 audio recording, the GOP nominee lashed out and said the loss of their endorsements had liberated him to continue his campaign on his own terms.

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Orioles beat Yankees in regular-season finale to clinch wild card

We just didn't reach our goals. "I don't think we cared about everybody else's thoughts". "But you saw some players come up and do some good things and get some valuable experience". Instead of the raucous on-field celebration, players shook hands and congratulated each other, saving the festivities for the visiting clubhouse. Baltimore built a 3-0 lead on Michael Bourn's two-run single in the second and Manny Machado's third-inning homer on an 0-2 pitch.

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McCoy to invite police officers to Bills game

Blaine Gabbert might have handled the news of his benching like a pro, according to coach Chip Kelly. Let's get this going. Now I must admit, I am one of those people who wanted to see Colin Kaepernick to be the started before the season started.

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Controversial Nike Quarterback Colin Kaepernick to Start Against Buffalo Bills

The things that are happening are definitely wrong, but I just feel just like there's bad people, there's bad cops and there's good cops. Colin Kaepernick will finally get his chance to start for the 49ers on Sunday against the Buffalo Bills , and it's way overdue.

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England's interim manager Southgate laments team condition

Hart enjoyed his best day of a hard season as the England goalkeeper made a series of fine saves in the World Cup qualifier, including a brilliant effort to keep out Jasmin Kurtic's second-half header. He said: "We would have loved to come here and get three points but it wasn't meant to be". The opportunities they had were self-inflicted. "We had a couple of chances that, on another day, our forwards might have finished".

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United States polls 2016: Donald Trump terms sexual assault allegations as "absolutely false"

Trump implied the writer wasn't really his type - the sort of objectification at the core of many allegations against him."Take a look, you take a look, look at her, look at her words". Suing the Times could be risky for Trump . - Jessica Leeds , 74, of New York, told The New York Times that Trump groped her on an airplane more than three decades ago.

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Tyson Fury tweets: 'I'm the greatest, & I'm also retired'

Fury has courted controversy since winning the world title and angered many with a series of sexist and homophobic comments, but his most recent troubles have revolved around drugs tests. As news of his retirement spread Fury made clear that he would not be departing the boxing world in a hurry. The drug testing companies are in on it as well.


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