Now, they wait to see who's next. "They played us tough", MVP candidate Kris Bryant said. The undersized slider specialist took a more sweeping view. First, the Cubs needed to slay the dragon that is the San Francisco Giants and the west coast team's knack for winning World Series titles in even years.
The Blue Jays put themselves in 0-2 situations twice during last year's post-season. Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista (19) reacts at the plate against the Cleveland Indians during third inning, game two American League Championship Series baseball action in Cleveland on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan continues to impress and earn more respect around the league, even in defeat. And Russell Wilson led another fourth-quarter comeback. Atlanta's third-quarter onslaught came against a Seattle defense that spent part of the early second half battling itself on the sideline. Taylor Gabriel was knocked out of the game with a concussion.
Starting in his first game at Foxboro since his four-game suspension, Tom Brady was finally back on his home field. Brady enters Sunday 5-1 overall and 3-0 at home against Cincinnati, which has never beaten the Patriots since they moved into Gillette Stadium in 2002.
I think was a positive performance. "I am not frustrated, but I am not happy with the performance", he said, per BBC Sport . "Then again, I was there in the right position and that is the important thing". "Had it been 1-0, it would have been finished", Mourinho told Sky Sports . "Where Pogba was playing, I was expecting more penetration", he added .
In his affidavit, Thakur clarified that he had not asked ICC chief Manohar to say that he did not seek a letter from the International Cricket Council (ICC), but added that he sought a clarification from him on whether Justice Lodha Committee's reforms amounted to interfering with the running of the BCCI.
He struck out 13 batters on August 19 when the Indians defeated the Blue Jays 3-2, though he has a career ERA of 7.11 at Rogers Centre. Six relievers combined for 25 outs and 128 pitches, limiting Toronto to two runs and seven hits. The Indians threatened to score more runs in the top of the ninth against Roberto Osuna , putting runners on second and third with one out, but ultimately came up empty.
Buffalo has totaled 17 sacks this season, which ranks as the fourth-most in the National Football League in 2016. The Niners are making a change at quarterback as they are switching to polarizing pivot Colin Kaepernick who has made more noise off the field than with his arms and legs of late but with Blain Gabbert struggling since the team's opening week win against the Rams the teams felt a change was necessary.
On Monday Night Football, they'll have Carson Palmer back at the helm, and they'll be facing a banged-up New York Jets team that is watching it's season spiral out of control. I feel like we normally have big chunk plays. Arizona scored on a pair of 14-play drives in the second half. Fitzpatrick and Palmer became close friends when they played together with the Bengals in 2007-08.
Wenger was quizzed pre-match on Walcott's frame of mind after turning in a pair of anonymous performances for England - in great contrast to his club form - during the worldwide break, but the Frenchman backed his player's ability to respond, faith that was richly rewarded come the weekend.
Harvick faced a similar situation in the first round in 2015, when he won at Dover (Del.) International Speedway to advance to the second round. Jones ended the day finishing in 15th one lap down with chase driver Ryan Reed behind him finishing 16th two laps down.
But I should at least have gotten it on target. "Creativity has always been the difference maker for Paul Pogba in all facets of his life, on and off the pitch", said Ryan Morlan, Adidas' VP of brand communications. "When we recovered the ball I was expecting the team to be more risky, in spite of having a couple of very important chances, but Liverpool did well too, they are a very good team".
She was the first-round leader after a 65, but dropped to second place behind Lang, the reigning U.S. Women's Open champion , after the second round. Lang had a 72. CHAMPIONS: Doug Garwood birdied seven of the final 11 holes for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' SAS Championship in Cary, N.C.
Charlies Austin contributed with a brace, as Nathan Redmond also registered his name on the score-sheet. Mike Dean absolutely loves a penalty. While, Sam Vokes scored from the penalty spot to net consolation for Burnley . Asked if Austin, who also has four goals in four games against his former club Burnley , had made himself undroppable, the Frenchman responded: "No, it's important he doesn't play all the games from the start".
After Saturday night's epic Game 1 of the National League Championship Series, Wrigleyville is buzzing again in anticipation for Sunday's Game 2. Gonzalez also had a tying two-run single in the eighth inning of the series opener, but Montero's pinch-hit grand slam was the big blow in a dramatic win for Chicago .
Noren, who has also won the Scottish Open and the European Masters over the past four months, was on 16 under par after finishing his third round Saturday by holing a 45-foot birdie putt. "It was an wonderful feeling because I thought it was a tough putt", Noren said. The 43-year-old then missed the cut in last week's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, thanks largely to a second round of 82 at Kingsbarns, but carded a flawless 67 today to remain in contention for a 24th European Tour victory.
Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo avoids getting hit by a pitch during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, Oct. Joc Pederson backed up, and backed up more, and then finally caught a breath-holding fly ball by the Cubs second baseman Javier Baez , with one runner on, just in front of the Wrigley Field ivy.
The Seahawks put up 333 total yards on offense, including 270 passing yards and an 88.8 passer rating from Wilson, who didn't throw any touchdowns, but did lead Seattle on two key scoring drives that brought his club back from a 24-17 deficit in the final eight and half minutes of the game.
Burnley should have been awarded a first-half penalty that could have altered the nature of their loss at Southampton, says Sean Dyche . "We struggled two years ago to get decisions". Meanwhile, Southampton have started even better under new boss Claude Puel, as the Saints now sit in 10th place losing just two league games so far this season and many of their star names such as Charlie Austin finally hitting good form.
Guardiola unseated his old mentor Johan Cruyff as Barca's most decorated coach by winning 14 of 19 major competitions entered between 2008 and 2012, including two Champions Leagues , three La Liga titles and two King's Cups. So I will never say to a player who wants to take the penalties, 'No, I want someone else to take them'. Manchester City have also been in indifferent form of late, taking one point out of a possible six in the Premier League having won all six games previously.
Quarterback Deshaun Watson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Artavis Scott on Clemson's first possession of overtime as the No. 3-ranked Tigers survived against N.C. To do it two years in a row would be even more so. Clemson was able to find the end zone on their possession. Defensive tackle Christian Wilkins had a 10-yard rush for a first down on a fake punt and later blocked a field goal.
Trump's tumble appears to have affected his party as well, the poll found. "And I am thrilled to be here with all of you". He cited the four women during the debate as well, setting the tone that carried through the night. She said she took the issue of classified material very seriously. While 40% said ABC's Martha Raddatz was "fair and impartial", 40% said she favored Clinton and only 6% said she was more favorable to Trump.
While Kershaw beat Baez in this at-bat, the second baseman broke up the lefty's ideal game with a single in the bottom of the fifth. "We hang in there", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. Following Sunday's performance against the Chicago Cubs, the latest chapter in a gutsy 2016 playoff campaign, Kershaw is back in the driver's seat.
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) celebrates his touchdown with teammate Jaron Brown (13) during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Monday, Oct. "We weren't doing anything else. You might want to start coaching , '" Arians recalled. Fitz is our starter. Even better, a well-rested Cardinals team will have quarterback Carson Palmer back under center after missing last week's game with a concussion.
Huh). Meanwhile his hitters try to figure it out as the series shifts to Los Angeles for Game 3 , 4 and 5 this week. CHICAGO (AP ) - So much for October closer. Arietta threw a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium on August 30, 2015. "No player's going to admit it, but everybody knows", said Smoltz, whose Braves won 100-plus games six times during that 14-year run of division championships (through 2005) - without any of the six winning a World Series .
Big 12 presidents, who met Sunday night and Monday in Dallas, unanimously decided not to add any members to the league. The 11 candidates that the the decision closed down on were the United States Air Force Academy, Brigham Young University, University of Central Florida, University of Cincinnati, Colorado State University, University of Connecticut, University of Houston , Rice University, Southern Methodist University, University of South Florida and Tulane University.
Suarez scored Barca's third before the break after a dummy and low shot in the Deportivo area and was unlucky to not score a fourth when another shot hit the woodwork in first half injury time . It took 511 days and 23 matches but Sevilla finally ended its winless streak away from home in the Spanish league. On 58 minutes, Neymar slid the ball into Messi's path and he had the time and space to score Barca's fourth goal .
Unsurprisingly, there has been a huge amount of build-up to tonight's game, and a number of people have sort to pick their best Liverpool and United combined eleven from the current squads. "I think the team was ideal". United manager Mourinho himself expressed concern in the pre-match build-up when he said: "I think Mr Taylor is a very good referee but I think somebody with intention is putting such a pressure on him that I feel it will be hard for him to have a very good performance".
Djokovic converted four of five break point chances and won 20 of 30 points played on Fognini's second serve. While the subjective may want to back 3/1 shot Murray to continue to hunt down Djokovic , the objective suggests that anything close to even-money on the Serb to win a hard-court event is bordering on a licence to print money.
Beckham Jr. was able to gut the game out, and the Giants are glad that he did. The Giants tied the score at 10 on the first drive of the third quarter with a disappointing field goal after driving to first-and-goal at the 1. It was a short pass and Beckham zig zagged through the defense. With a healthy hamstring and quarterback Tom Brady back in the saddle, the Gronkowski owners spent a high pick to draft was on full display against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Speaking after, Noren admitted he was elated to be able to add the British Masters to his other two triumphs in the 2016 season which came at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open and the Omega European Masters. The victory has lifted Noren up to fourth in the Race to Dubai standings behind Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and leader Danny Willett. "But it s an wonderful feeling to have won three times this year as I thought this would not happen to me".
The teams exchanged field goals in the first overtime. The result has been a defense that has given up some passing yards but leads the nation in run defense and is fifth in sacks per game and fumbles recovered. This was another Kiffin masterpiece as wide open receivers were running in the secondary for most of the evening, allowing Hurts to pile up 253 yards while throwing only 17 passes, completing 13 of them.
Smith (22-1, 18 KO) is 24 years Hopkins' junior at 27, and even though Hopkins is 51 and won't have fought in 25 months once he steps into the ring in December, it's a chance to send a true legend out with a loss, something that would seriously boost Smith's profile even further.
Changes needed to be made. SAFETIES SQUARED: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower delivered his second safety in two weeks. He told the Kirk and Callahan Show he does not want his connection with Trump to become a distraction for the Patriots.
Two-time Shanghai Rolex Masters champion Andy Murray will face first time tournament finalist Roberto Bautista Agut for the 2016 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 crown. "And next year if the opportunity is there to reach No. 1, then I want to try and take it", Murray said. Djokovic still leads the charts at 12,900 points against Murray's 10,485 now.