The Chicago Cubs advanced to the MLB World Series for the first time since 1945 after shutting out the Los Angeles Dodgers X-X. The only question now that Cub fans are wondering is which Chicago Cubs team will show up in Saturday night's Game 6 against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers.
Jose Mourinho admits he will not be considered the "special one" if he fails to win any trophies with Manchester United. "We were never close friends". "What do I expect?" Neither Chelsea nor United started the season like they would've wanted to, with Chelsea sitting in 5th place with 16 points, and Manchester United lingering at the 7th with just 14 points accumulated so far.
It was the first time Kershaw had given up two runs in the first inning all season. Kershaw had tossed 30 pitches by the time the opening frame ended, which represented his highest first-inning tally since 2011, according to ESPN Radio (via the Chicago Tribune's David Haugh ).
The newlyweds never imagined that their happy day could coincide with the Cubs possibly securing their first trip to the World Series in over 70 years. He scored when Kris Bryant lined a shot to almost the same spot for an RBI single and a 1-0 lead. Built by a combination of shrewd trades, draft choices and heavy spending on the free agent market, the new Cubs have a young, power-hitting team featuring third baseman Kris Bryant , first baseman Rizzo and shortstop Addison Russell .
Mourinho's side faced criticism for their approach, but the Portuguese has taken a subtle dig at Liverpool by claiming that they should be praised for their defensive performance. Mourinho's game-plan was no surprise: men behind the ball - often six strung along the penalty area - and spoil and frustrate. "Not in my mind (do I think I've reached the point when I accept only getting 25 games a season)".
Kris Bryant and Ben Zobrist cleared the bases in the first inning for a two-run lead, followed by a Dexter Fowler RBI single in the second. He scored when Kris Bryant lined a shot to almost the same spot for an RBI single and a 1-0 lead.
Crosby said he got "tangled up" during practice Friday. Crosby was diagnosed with a concussion by team doctors Monday. And, sure enough, it struck during practice Friday when Crosby was concussed during just his second on-ice workout since leading Canada to its World Cup crown.
He's caught 33 passes for 413 yards and three touchdowns, rushed for 21 yards with another touchdown, and is 5 of 9 passing for 41 yards on the season. "Duke has been a returner". Sometimes all that a team needs is a big upset win to turn things around for the better. Those are multiple positions.
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Chicago Cubs players celebrate after Game 6 of the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago . The dream fabled Wrigley Field has cradled through its century of history may finally come true. The resurgent Addison Russell led of the second with a double and scored on Fowler's two-out single, and the Cubs added home runs from rookie Willson Contreras and Anthony Rizzo in the fourth and fifth.
The Indians won in 1920 and 1948. Cleveland will face the victor of the NLCS between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers . Even if their free agents find new homes, the Blue Jays still have several key players under contract next season, including 2015 AL MVP Josh Donaldson, shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and catcher Russell Martin.
The 34-year old is on a six-game hitting streak. This wasn't the Chicago lineup that we've all been accustomed to seeing during the 2016 regular season. "We have confidence", Ross said. Roberts appeared to leave the door open for Clayton Kershaw to possibly pitch in Game 5. "With him pitching on a couple days' rest, (I didn't think) he was going to be that nasty".
The Tennessee got three touchdown passes from Marcus Mariota and routed the Dolphins 30-17 Sunday in Miami. The offensive approach was the sort coach Mike Mularkey envisioned when the Titans signed Murray last spring. "I know that Jay ran hard", Gase said . "He is going to be in there the rest of season". It didn't help that the Dolphins were without both starters on the left side of their offensive line.
Spectators in the West Stand at Thomond Park held up placards which spelt out Foley's nickname "Axel" along with the number eight shirt, and all Munster's playing shirts had "AXEL" sewn on their red shirts under the club crest. On the field, players were overcome by emotion before and after the game as they sang the Munster anthem. "We had a good chat last night and this morning about what we were going to try and achieve, not even result-wise, but more the way we wanted to play".
He is comfortably ahead of Hamilton with just four races to go. With Mercedes making a precautionary change to the fuel system on his auto overnight, mindful of the engine failure that cost him 25 points in Malaysia, Hamilton had another scare when he slowed after his first quick lap of the final session.
British rider Cal Crutchlow had the quickest time in the first practice in unsafe and wet conditions, clocking 1 minute 40.957 seconds for the fastest lap on his LCR Honda. Third place on the grid, completing the front row, was Tech3's Pol Espargaro . "At the end of the day, Marc did a great lap, it's been tricky conditions all weekend".
Thomas, defending his first PGA Tour title in his blossoming career, felt he could have gone lower at the par-72, 7,005 yards TPC KL. Here's what You Oughta Know heading into the final round. Scott, the highest-ranked player in the field at world number six, shot his best round so far on Saturday, a six-under 66. I think I played solid right through.
With India and New Zealand so well matched in all departments, this third one-day global in Mohali could come down to who wins those key clashes. He made a technically equipped Williamson crawl with a toe-crushing yorker and another unplayable delivery in the blockhole got found Tim Southee failing to get his bat down.
Dexter McCluster set Ole Miss records in rushing with 282 yards and in all-purpose yards with 324 in that game, and both marks still stand. It is unknown how much Fournette will be featured in the offense, whether its in certain sets/situations or if he comes back and earns the majority of the carries.
The BCCI Medical team today confirmed that Raina was ruled out of the second ODI, which is scheduled to be held here on Thursday, as he was still not match fit. Raina was dropped after the ODI series against South Africa late a year ago. He has not had time in the middle since the Duleep Trophy where his scores read 52, 35 and 90.
Game 3 is in Chicago on Friday. Game 1 is at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. If necessary, Game 7 is in Cleveland on November 2. "I love the city", he said. In 1997, Cleveland was three outs from winning its first championship since 1948 when closer Jose Mesa blew a one-run lead in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 7 at Florida.
Vincent Kompany did not want to risk another injury against Barcelona, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed. Mario Mandzukic did not see eye-to-eye with Guardiola at Bayern Munich and left, Robert Lewandowski had to work hard to win favour and Franck Ribery resisted the attempt to turn him into a false nine.
And it all happened pretty quickly, which isn't surprising given season ticket holders (who could buy up to 8 seats), those with playoff priority, and the Indians Insiders who got a crack at seats yesterday. After the Blue Jays were eliminated, Bautista took a different tone. Multiple times, we and others got error messages and the system seemed generally overloaded.
Rahane added an unbeaten 23 to add to his 188 from the first innings, as India went on to declare at 216 for three in 49 overs, right after Pujara (101 n.o., 148b, 9x4) had completed his eighth century. At stumps on Day Three, India were at 18-0, with Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara batting at their respective scores of eleven and one. The opener was given an official warning for running on the pitch, a second instance after Jadeja was penalised five runs for a similar offence in the ...
David Reynolds, Scott Pye, Michael Caruso, Bathurst victor Will Davison and Nick Percat rounded out the top 10. Whincup was just 0.13 of a second faster than series leader and Holden teammate Shane van Gisbergen. Like in Saturday's race, van Gisbergen made a march through the field and with 30 laps to go was up to fifth place. "But we will continue to fight on", six-time series victor Whincup said of his title prospects.
He had a quarterback rating of 158.3. At the National Football League fall meetings in Houston on Wednesday, Jets owner Woody Johnson said it was coach Bowles' call to go with Smith with the Jets sinking at 1-5 and on a four-game losing streak.
Alabama follows that up with No. 6 Texas A&M (6-0, 4-0) at home October 22 before getting a bye, but Saban is urging his team to stay focused on the Volunteers. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly passed for 368 yards, rushed for 110 yards and accounted for 6 touchdowns in the Rebels' 53-52 loss to Arkansas last season.
Guardiola left out top-scorer Sergio Aguero for the 4-0 Champions League group stage defeat in the Nou Camp, and he was forced to explain that it was a tactical decision in the hope of achieving a result . With Barcelona leading 1-0 and the Citizens searching for an equalizer, the Chilean clumsily gifted Luis Suarez possession just outside the City box.
Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard and Wayne Rooney were all on the bench while Anthony Martial was absent due to a training-ground injury. We knew it would be very hard for them to score a goal . You have to be critical of Liverpool . "It is their problem, not our problem". Liverpool will now lock horns with West Brom while Jose Mourinho's side Chelsea.
Lahiri is looking for his first PGA Tour win. Thomas, who went into the round with a two-stroke lead, had two bogeys and double bogey in the first three holes of the back nine. Scott was runner-up past year to Thomas, who earned his maiden PGA Tour title. "I'm in a good frame of mind coming in after last week where I felt like I let one get away".
Brown invited his wife and her children to the Pro Bowl in January in Hawaii. Urquhart said that National Football League investigators who did state as much failed because they did not go through proper procedure to get information, and would have had more success if they had.
Miller earned ALCS MVP honors, tossing seven-and-two-thirds shutout innings with 14 strikeouts, no walks and one save. Crisp also hit a key home run when the Indians clinched the American League Division Series in Game 3 against Boston. Santana and Crisp added solo shots in the third and fourth off Toronto starter Marco Estrada to put the AL Central champions up 3-0. That put the Tribe up 1-0 in the first inning.
The truly once-in-a-lifetime moment has finally come to Chicago . First baseman Anthony Rizzo joked that he's holding onto the baseball that was used in the final out, sending the Cubs to the World Series, CBS Chicago reports . Mayor Rahm Emanuel called the Cubs' victory "incredible". Bryant says "you never play for those awards, but for these people to chant that, it's unbelievable".
Without the ability to keep their defense (and the Packers' offense) off the field, the Packers just had their way in the second half. On the first drive, Crosby booted a 32-yard field goal for a 3-0 lead. Scoring passes to Davante Adams and Cobb capped the efforts. If he can show better ball security, he could be a game-changing weapon against the Bears .
It was Spurs' third consecutive draw following the brilliant 2-0 win over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City , which led to talk that Spurs could challenge for the title again this season, but Pochettino played down those suggestions. They've already got a five-point buffer over the bottom three, and they head into this match high on confidence after demolishing Hull City 6-1 last weekend.