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Bill Murray Crashes White House Press Briefing Room, Predicts Cubs Victory

He came out to the podium in the White House briefing room and talked about the Cubs-Dodgers Championship series after spokesman Josh Earnest wrapped up his daily briefing with reporters . There's no word on whether Murray will actually attend the awards if his Cubs go to game 7 that night against the Dodgers. "You don't get that in Los Angles", Murray said.

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Munster Rugby head coach Anthony Foley dies suddenly in Paris

The game was postponed as a mark of respect and tributes have been pouring in for the man capped 62 times by Ireland. No further details of Foley's death were given by Ireland's Rugby Federation in a statement . His father Brendan Foley had played for Shannon and for Ireland and, from an early age, Anthony Foley was groomed as a future Irish star, as Brendan managed him at his school, St Munchin's in Limerick.

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Aaron Rodgers Throws 3 TD Passes, Packers Beat Bears 26-10

Third-year wide receiver Davante Adams had a career night with 13 receptions for 132 yards and two touchdowns - all personal single-game bests - after nearly not playing after landing in the concussion protocol from a hit in Sunday's loss to Dallas.

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Antonio Conte urges Chelsea fans to welcome Jose Mourinho on Sunday

The Blues now sit in fifth place in the Premier League , following their 3-0 win over champions Leicester City last time out. "This season, like the players of Manchester United , he is an enemy, but only in the sporting aspect". Terry has been sidelined for more than a month since straining ankle ligaments in the final minute of Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, despite an initial club estimate that he would only miss around 10 days.

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Indians blank Blue Jays to earn trip to World Series

He struck out three and didn't issue any walks. Onward it is for the suddenly muscle-bound American League franchise with the longest World Series drought, which dates to 1948. Was this guy hired to take out Allen, who has allowed only one run since August 17? Allen, who usually closes for the Indians, came on in the seventh with a runner on and nobody out.

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Cubs one win away from MLB World Series

This is what Jon Lester saw if he glanced toward first base before delivering a pitch to Yasmani Grandal in the seventh inning of Game 5 of the National League Championship Series. "I'm just having one at a really, really bad time". The Cubs lead three games to two, just as they did back then. After stealing third, Kendrick scored on a groundout by Adrian Gonzalez to tie the score.

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West Indies hit back after Pakistan's lead

Veteran right-hander Marlon Samuels believes West Indies' disciplined approach to their batting on Saturday's third day of the day/night opening Test, should be used as a template for the future to enhance their consistency in the game's longest format.

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Dyche 'stunned' by penalty decision vs. Southampton

However, the Saints had very good spells during the game and maybe should've picked up a deserved victory, with Austin and Ward-Prowse wasting glorious opportunities. Keep this form up and Charlie Austin might be in with a shout of an England recall. "Afterwards we came back with a good intention". "I hope we can have Sofiane for the next games, perhaps on the bench, and step by step he can progress with the squad".

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Redskins try to match up against Ravens in clash

Sure, he has tight end Jordan Reed, who's been almost unstoppable, along with deep threats DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon . It ended up backfiring. Kirk Cousins threw for a tidy 183 yards on 21-0f-27 passing for three touchdowns with one interception. It's fair to say offensive coordinator Marc Trestman received an F, given that he was sacked Monday morning.

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Cubs need one win for first NL pennant in 71 years

Roberts used setup man Joe Blanton in the third inning, kept Jansen in for 51 pitches and seven outs, and went to Kershaw to close out a 4-3 thriller. Manager Dave Roberts and numerous Dodgers talked up their unconventional plan pregame to bunt against Lester, who has had issues fielding them in the past.

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Todd Bowles Explains Decision to Start Geno Smith vs. Ravens

He likened Smith's appearance with eight minutes remaining in the game to "a relief pitcher", adding he put Smith in to get "some reps". Bowles was none too pleased with his backup quarterback's comments. He finished the year 247/443 for 3,046 passing yards, 12 touchdowns, and 21 interceptions. A long, drawn-out negotiation between the Jets and Fitzpatrick this offseason placed high expectations on the veteran after he threw for Jets franchise records in yards (3,905) and touchdowns ...

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Giants coach unsure if team will keep abuser Josh Brown

The Giants knew Brown had been involved in two heated incidents - not one, but two - with his former wife, Molly Brown, when they chose to bring back their free agent on a two-year, $4 million contract. Mara wasn't at the very top of the organization then, but he sure is now. No more. It's not a pleasant thing to type, but the truth often isn't. The Giants said they want to review the new information released by King County law enforcement officials in Washington and reach a decision on ...

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Odell Beckham not practicing Thursday, Josh Brown is

That's five straight games played for Beckham without a touchdown, the longest streak of his career. The NBA recently chose to move the 2017 All-Star Game to New Orleans because it didn't believe it could successfully host the All-Star Game and related events in Charlotte under the climate created by the law known as House Bill 2.

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Shaq Lawson comes out punching in Bills practice debut

Remember, I haven't had a helmet on or shoulder pads in the last, probably since the national championship game. "I felt better than I've ever been". "It's great. Obviously we're going to err on the side of caution, but if he's ready to roll and we feel great about it, he feels great about it, the doctors feel great about it, then let's let it rip", said Ryan.

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Rams coach Jeff Fisher praises Giants' Janoris Jenkins

They again play a beatable team in NY who, ironically, have their own set of problems. While the Rams don't have a great passing offense, they have shown the ability to throw the ball well at times. "I'm calling Mom and Dad to tell them this is a really cool place.' You want to give them some time to do that". The Rams have relocated from St.

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Arsenal predicted line-up against Middlesbrough: Who will replace suspended star?

The former Valencia star believes Arsenal now have the tools to switch their approach if their preferred method stalls. " We live in a jungle where everybody wants to eat you, and you have to survive by keeping your vigilance ", he said.

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Pogba shines as United beats Fenerbahce 4-1 in Europa League

Our correspondents Arindam Rej (United) and Jonathan Smith (City) bring us the latest weekly look at what both men have been saying. Mourinho returned to Chelsea in the summer of 2013 and had still only lost once in the league at home up to the start of last season.

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Indianapolis Colts choke against Houston Texans, 26-23 in OT

That may come to be a break for the Colts defense, a unit that now ranks 30th in total yards allowed. Frank Gore led in rushing for 75 yards in 14 attempts while Luck had 13 yards in five attempts. Texans ran one play to kill the clock and end regulation play. It has been a weird start to the season for the Indianapolis Colts. Playing behind four different offensive line combinations, Luck had been sacked 20 times prior to Sunday, by far most in the National Football League, but the ...

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Cincinnati Bengals offense roughed up in Dallas loss

Definitive as that sounds, the following statements were a bit more ambiguous. "They beat us all the way around the board", Bengals cornerback Adam Jones said. Sunday also marked the first time Elliott scored multiple touchdowns in a game, and his 171 yards from scrimmage were a personal-high. But that winning percentage slipped below.900 when Dalton recorded a 104.6 rating against the Cowboys by completing 29 of 41 passes for 269 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions.

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NFL Week 5 Predictions: Tennessee Titans vs. Miami Dolphins 10/9/16

Tennessee took a 14-7 lead on a five-yard TD pass from Mariota to former University of Miami star Andre Johnson. Miami's run game has also been nonexistent this season as Arian Foster continues to nurse a hamstring injury that kept him out of the third game of the season.

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'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood jailed for 15 months

Mahmood, together with his long-time driver Alan Smith, 66, plotted to alter evidence in the trial of former X Factor judge Tulisa , who faced claims she had organised for the supply of cocaine. "You wanted another scalp and Miss Contostavlos's conviction would have achieved that". Prosecutors said Mahmood got his driver, Alan Smith, to change a statement he gave to detectives which would have made Contostavlos's conviction less likely by supporting her case that she was a victim of ...

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Julio Jones insists Richard Sherman play near end was interference

But a day later, Carroll preferred to focus on what happened next - the Seahawks steadying themselves to rally for a 26-24 win over the Falcons. Act 3, finally, boiled down to a primal exchange between the two teams that was highlighted by Hauschka's kicking adventures, a crucial Earl Thomas interception, a signature piece of improvisation by Wilson that led to the game-winning kick, and the non-call on Sherman.

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Coach Tomlin confident Roethlisberger's knee injury 'not long-term,' says surgery was successful

The Patriots don't have to worry about Ben Roethlisberger this weekend when they take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh . New England improved to 5-1 by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-17 on Sunday, while Pittsburgh fell to 4-2 after a surprising 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins, who'd won just once in their first five games.

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Bollywood Support Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Amidst Controversy

Amid the ongoing debate on banning Pak actors from working in Indian films, Bollywood actor Renuka Shahane did an interesting fact check and came up with a brilliant analysis to expose the hypocrisy and opportunism of such protests in the past and also the changing graph of the relationship between MNS and Bollywood.

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Fit-again Younus in Pakistan second Test squad

West Indies reply of 357, a deficit of 222, saw Pakistan in the race for second innings runs for a feel-safe victory target to set West Indies . But Pakistan made the flawless start to the final day, Mohammad Amir (3-63) having Marlon Samuels (4) caught behind with the very first ball.

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Ohio State escapes with Win Over Wisconsin in OT

Tim Moody: J.T. Barrett made some of the worst plays in Ohio State's overtime win over Wisconsin . The Buckeyes stopped Wisconsin's top running back, Corey Clement , twice for no gain, forced quarterback Alex Hornibrook into an incompletion, then ended it on a sack credited to Tyquan Lewis.

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Rosberg won't settle for second in order to clinch title

That still won't guarantee him the title, as Rosberg can still win it by finishing second at each of the remaining rounds, but will put him in pole position to capitalise on any misfortune for his teammate. I'm going to focus on this weekend", Rosberg said . He added: "I will still try and push for the win". You can't win them all. Look at all the world champions in the past who have won and lost championships, it is part of the game.

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Why We Lost Heavily to Barcelona - Pep Guardiola

No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Messi was the architect of City's demise, scoring a sumptuous hat-trick, while Neymar added the icing in a 4-0 victory at the Camp Nou. "We are a club that for 35 years was not in Europe". We could have scored goals, we had the same amount of possession - and nearly the same amount of goalscoring opportunities.

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Anthony Foley's family thankful for tributes from world of rugby

Anthony Foley (c) coaching his Munster side. He also led Munster to their first European Cup victory in 2006. O'Sullivan, who coached Ireland for seven years and is a proud Munsterman, told Newstalk radio: "Anthony would have coached Ireland without a shadow of a doubt".

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Victor Moses sends strong message to Mourinho ahead of Man United match

It is always nice for a player to score, to score at home and especially to score such a handsome goal". Pogba was pleased with the all-round display of the players who took to the field, even though it was a much-changed team with Jose Mourinho making seven changes from the stalemate at Anfield.

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Geno Smith to be named New York Jets starting quarterback

This will also be the first time Smith will play a complete game under offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, who helped set a franchise record in total yards a year ago in his first season with the Jets. This team needs a franchise quarterback for the first time since Joe Namath . "I'm going to go out there with my teammates and we're all going to play hard and try to get a win".

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Washington Nationals swat Los Angeles Dodgers for 2-1 NLDS lead

Terrill). Washington at Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 p.m. But Kenta Maeda answered the Dodgers' cries for a decent start by dissolving in a four-run third inning that included a two-run moonshot by Anthony Rendon . For the third time in as many games , Corey Seager gave the Dodgers a first-inning lead, this time on an RBI double, scoring Justin Turner. Maeda retired the side in the second, striking out two, before wilting in the third.

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Indians players call out Bautista over testy pre-game comments

Francona didn't necessarily start this trend of going to his top relievers early in games but the success he experienced in the first game of Cleveland's Division Series against Boston surely emboldened him to continue doing so. They will go into the series as underdogs, but another unlikely victory would give the city in OH their second major championship in 52 years, and the Indians' first since 1948.

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Cleveland Indians fans thank rookie pitcher Ryan Merritt with wedding registry splurge

Indians: The 24-year-old Merritt made his lone big league start on September 30, when the left-hander held Kansas City to a run and three hits in five innings. For some, though likely not everyone, it's a more interesting conclusion to draw than, say, "Jose Bautista made a comment about Ryan Merritt "shaking in his boots" but then didn't go 3-for-3 with three home runs and six RBI so he failed at his job".

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England opt to bat, three debutants for BD

Experienced left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan finished the day with 2-46 to complement the 18-year-old Mehedi, who became the seventh Bangladeshi bowler to take five wickets in his Test debut. "We didn't expect it to spin as much as it has done". "I thought he bowled really well, he was very accurate". BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew: "It's been a fascinating first day's cricket".


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