The best-of-seven ALCS will begin with two games in Cleveland before shifting to Toronto for two games. The Blue Jays received tremendous efforts from their bullpen in the three games of the ALDS, providing a combined well-pitched game: 9.0 IP, five hits, two runs and six Ks - with nearly all of that damage coming off Francisco Liriano in Game 2.
Josh Donaldson led off the bottom of the 10th with a double to right center against Matt Bush (0-1), who pitching his third inning. After Jose Bautista struck out, Russell Martin hit a grounder to shortstop Elvis Andrus, and Andrus tried to start a double play with a feed to second baseman Odor.
Indeed, the Foxes have only won two of their first six league games of the season (W2-D1-L3) and they face a Southampton side who are coming into form after a hard start to life under Claude Puel. They have a busy week featuring a trip to Chelsea, a European clash with Copenhagen and a game at home with Crystal Palace. The others go on worldwide games and then come back two or three days before Chelsea.
Sock can now look forward to taking on Simon, who claimed the scalp of third seed Wawrinka with a 6-4 6-4 victory in the final match of the day. "I hope I will continue to improve like this in the next few days and play better in the next tournament".
Mayor Chris Coleman declared October 13 Prince Day, and President Barack Obama delivered a taped message. The night began with Obama's pre-recorded message where he stated, "Thank you, Prince , for all the great works you have done. The show brought together old friends, but also new talent. Other stars in the lineup were Tori Kelly, Doug E. Fresh , Judith Hill , and Jessie J - who joined as a last minute replacement after Christina Aguilera canceled due to a "vocal illness".
Spurs even had the luxury of seeing Erik Lamela's penalty saved late on in the game. On the other side, Pochettino can't count on his star striker, Harry Kane. Despite winning only two games, the Baggies find themselves sitting in a comfortable ninth place. "Sometimes it is important for the players to learn and those that can play in different positions on the pitch, only with time can you teach them".
Clayton Kershaw entered Dodgers lore Thursday night, right alongside the last ace to lead the franchise to a World Series title. "We still have to win eight more games", Kershaw said . One frame ended with third base coach Bob Henley's inexplicable decision to send Jayson Werth home on Ryan Zimmerman's double to left field, getting the 37-year-old thrown out at the plate after Yasmani Grandal waited several minutes to make the tag on a relay throw that Corey Seager made at about ...
Wales winger Gareth Bale admits they did not play well enough to secure all three points from their World Cup Group D qualifier with Austria which ended in a 2-2 draw on Thursday. "We caused unrest in their backline and they looked uneasy with it and all our set plays. Yes, we have, so we won't be making excuses". "The more games you can play against European players and their style of play the better", King said.
Thursday's game should not have been close, but stalled drives in the red zone and another lacklustre fourth quarter did little to build much confidence in Chargers coach Mike McCoy. Rivers didn't keep up that pace all game and finished the day with 178 yards and a touchdown. The defense trotted on, only to watch the Chargers pad their lead to 19-3 on field goals.
And the 25-year-old is keen to get back to is best, crediting his manager with taking his game to another level. "Now I have seen the fixtures and I am not too happy", said Klopp. "It's about many matches, many points to lose, many targets". Bradley s appointment as replacement for the sacked Francesco Guidolin drew criticism in some quarters and the former United States of America and Egypt coach could do without a drubbing at in-form Arsenal, who have climbed to third place after ...
Liverpool have started the new Premier League season brightly and sit three points ahead of Manchester United , a gap that will become six points if they can beat the Red Devils on Monday. In fact you could argue he wrote the epitaph on Mourinho's Real Madrid career with THAT 4-1 win with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semi-final that sealed their place in the 2013 final.
The Saints are coming off a bye week following their first win - a 35-34 triumph at San Diego in Week 4 - and need a victory to avoid slipping into the NFC South cellar now occupied by Carolina. So, the Saints come into this game 5-5 coming off a bye week since 2006. NEWTON'S NUMBERS: The Saints might be just what a struggling Newton needs.
Those numbers are now off San Francisco's books, but his numbers this season stay the same. "It's not Blaine's fault", Kelly said. "I think it's had a huge impact on a lot of people's lives and that's ultimately what the goal is - to affect this country and those people positively".
Boxing world champion Tyson Fury has had his licence suspended by British authorities on Thursday after vacating his three heavyweight titles to focus on what his managed called recovery from "a serious medical condition". Robert Smith, general secretary of the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) that oversees professional boxing in Britain, told Reuters the decision was made pending investigation of anti-doping and medical issues.
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has had his licence suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC). Fury has vacated his WBO and WBA world titles to concentrate on his treatment and recovery from drug use and other personal issues.
So instead of a game with playoff implications, like a year ago when the teams traded leads twice in the final 30 seconds, both head into Saturday struggling. "If you can control the line of scrimmage or win the match-ups up front, you can definitely slow him down, " said Kelly, who expects McCaffrey to play.
India is assured of the top spot, but will officially overtake Pakistan at the top only when the rankings are updated at the end of the series. But when India took field, it was one-man show as Ashwin took his series tally to 27 wickets and was rightly chosen as the man of the match and man of the series.
New Zealand's best batsman in the taxing Test series against India is backing his team's ability to avoid a third successive defeat. The series against New Zealand marked the beginning of India's bumper 13-Test home season and Ashwin's form would be crucial again when England and Australia come calling.
As good as this game was, it raised a question that baseball has been grappling with for years: Why is this taking so long? Three different aces - Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann, Scherzer. It gives me a lot of respect for closers. "Kersh had to come in and get him to finally make an out". "Incredible", Washington starting pitcher Max Scherzer said of the effort by Kershaw.
The Ravens (3-2) hope to establish more balance under Mornhinweg. However, there is concern. Ravens vs. Giants preview: Both teams are looking to get back in the win column. Its 89 points are the fourth fewest in the NFC, and Seattle (79) has played only four games. "Hopefully, we'll be able to put it together and play much better going forward".
So he planned for Jansen to try a three-inning save. Late Thursday night, however, he started to warm up in the sixth inning and came on in the seventh to face the Washington Nationals with his team leading by a run. Jayson Werth battled Jansen in a seven-pitch at-bat, but ultimately struck out. The only difference was the way in which the out was recorded, as Kershaw allowed a harmless pop up on the infield instead of a heart-stopping fly ball to the wall.
Djokovic did not look particularly bothered, though, as he struggled during the first half of the match and repeatedly smiled after losing points. Even though Pospisil fired 12 aces and 28 winners, he was no match for Djokovic, who has not dropped a set this week after withdrawing from last week's China Open with an elbow problem.
It had been reported that Smith was looking for a deal in the neighborhood of $15 million per year, while the Cleveland Cavaliers were only willing to offer around $10 to $11 million. The Cavaliers needed Smith and he was reportedly not interested in signing elsewhere. The title defense gets started on the right foot. The NBA's salary cap went up to $94.14 million and Luxury Tax limit of $113.29 million.
Here in America, we are taught to and we should respect each other. Many of them describe the white-topped, bespectacled grandfather more as Hillary's famous husband than a central figure to consider as they weigh their 2016 ballot. He'd raised that subject intermittently before. The poll found 51 percent of women and 46 percent of males back Clinton. Similarly, Trump has been accused of rape and now has been caught on tape bragging about sexual assault , which starts to build a better ...
Two more Browns quarterbacks are black, blue and beaten up. The Broncos are the owners of the best defense in the league today. The game wasn't as close as the 23-16 final score might indicate, and Lynch padded his stats when the game was largely made a decision to post a mediocre 81.0 passer rating.
Matthews was left uncovered in the left faceoff circle and Morgan Rielly found him for the easy one-timer, and he had four before the second period was over. Bobby Ryan, Erik Karlsson, Derrick Brassard and Turris, with two goals, scored for the Senators (1-0-0). Matthews swatted at the pass, giving Toronto a 1-0 lead on his first shot of the game.
But that was just the beginning of all the clutch moments he would deliver throughout his legendary career because in game 5, he hit ANOTHER Walk off and it eventually led to the biggest playoff collapse in the history of baseball. There's that "drug test" a long time ago that people will use to demean the greatness of the player he is. He ended up with the loss, but I respect his gutty performance last night.
Prime Minister and President of the Fiji Rugby Union Voreqe Bainimarama who is now in Sydney will link up with Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver to make the announcement at ARU headquarters later today. The costs of the team will be underwritten by World Rugby, whose chairman Bill Beaumont described the move as a "major milestone for the sustainable growth of Fijian rugby".
The Reds made a poor start to the Premier League's early kick-off at the Liberty Stadium as Netherlands midfielder Leroy Fer broke the deadlock in the eighth minute from a set-piece. Liverpool are five points and as many league places better off than they were at this time last term - a clear indication of their steady improvement under Klopp.
He added a second goal six minutes later when he stole the puck from Erik Karlsson before slipping it past the goaltender. Later in the first period he scored on a spectacular individual effort. Despite the American wunderkind's efforts, the Senators would fight back to win 5-4 in overtime, which was unfortunate for the rookie, but held a fantastic start to the National Hockey League season for the fans.
Everyone has an opinion on whether rookie Dak Prescott should continue to start or if veteran quarterback Tony Romo should start. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insists Tony Romo will be the starting quarterback once he's healthy. Prescott has also protected the ball much better, with just one lost fumble and zero interceptions. Undrafted rookie Don Jackson might be promoted from the practice squad and Jackson has been receiving a crash course just in case Lacy (team-best 295 ...
Blanton punched and head-butted Mitchell. Following the huge win, Bills coach Rex Ryan said that he had a mole inside the Patriots organization. So five minutes after the injury report or five minutes after that, and you know, at some point that 50-50 either goes to they can play or they can't play.
Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele is struggling with a foot problem he picked up during training and is a doubt. Harry Kane remains sidelined with an ankle ligament injury while the likes of Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela will be assessed following long excursions on worldwide duty.
Williams committed six double faults and struggled on serve in her defeat by Cornet, who next takes on defending champion Jelena Jankovic. In the second set, a double fault would hand Gavrilova a 3-1 lead and hope dwindled for the two-time Grand Slam victor, even squandering two break points in the following game.
Rooney's axing at club and global level comes as United and England both battle to find the 30-year-old's best position, with Mourinho adamant the veteran forward will not be deployed in midfield, despite Louis van Gaal doing so at Old Trafford last season.