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Heroic Bravo says West Indies could have beaten Pakistan

West Indies is pushing hard to survive the first Test match against Pakistan in Dubai but still requires 64 more runs to avoid follow-on with 4 wickets remaining. "(The) West Indies batsmen showed good resilience". A fightback that started with the ball - Pakistan were dismissed for 123 in their second innings - continued with the bat, but Bravo did not have the required support and when he fell at the end of the 95th over, West Indies' hopes went with him.

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Kuznetsova wins Radwanska 2-1 during WTA Finals — WTA Finals

Her new 'do proved to be worth it as despite having been losing the Women's Tennis Association match in Singapore , after chopping her hair she eventually went on to defeat reigning champion Agnieszka 7-5 1-6 7-5. "I think Angie (Kerber) showed everyone, all of us, that it's possible". Kuznetsova saved a match point on Radwanska's serve near the end of the encounter.

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Mourinho: Burnley Can Shock Man United

Mkhitaryan has not been involved with Mourinho's first team since the start of September when he lasted just 45 minutes of a dispiriting derby loss at home to City. That also came as a shock to the forward, who was voted the Bundesliga's player of the season after his performances for Dortmund last season, although he did admit in pre-season that it could take time for him to settle into English football.

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Cleveland Indians reach World Series by ousting Blue Jays

Although he didn't qualify for the win, Merritt may have saved the Indians' season. The Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series, where they will face the Chicago Cubs or Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Kevin Durant On Loss To Spurs: 'It's A Slap In The Face'

While Leonard was outstanding, demonstrating his readiness to step into the leadership role vacated by the retired Tim Duncan , the Spurs also benefited from a dazzling performance from LaMarcus Aldridge , who chipped in with 26 points, 14 rebounds and three assists.

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David Moyes remains confident he has Sunderland owner Ellis Short's support

Owen has backed England worldwide Walcott , who can play as a forward or as a winger, to find the net during the match . Victory for Arsenal would move them above Manchester City to the top of the table and they will visit a Sunderland team that have lost seven of their nine league games this season, failing to win in the process.

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Kyle Schwarber not cleared for outfield play

Daniel Cooper, who performed the surgery on an extremely valuable left knee, the Cubs couldn't get medical clearance to start Schwarber in the outfield for World Series Games 3, 4 and 5 at Wrigley Field this weekend. "That certainly will be a question that we have to answer", general manager Jed Hoyer said. At the risk of getting overly technical, season-ending injuries, by definition, end a player's season.

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Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber not medically cleared to play defense

We caught up with people at IU who knew Schwarber during his time in Bloomington, and they said he's a legend. The Cubs' offense responded to the historic occasion with a resounding thud, getting blanked by the Indians, 1-0, in Game 3 of the World Series.

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Iwobi: I turned down West Ham for Arsenal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was at a crossroads when Arsenal decided that they would listen to offers for him in the close season. Iwobi, who played in a more natural No.10 position against Jaap Stam's men impressed the Frenchman who wants to see more improvement in his goalscoring ability.

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Five Fantasy Football Sleepers For Week Eight

Here are some players to consider adding in Week 8 . So if your quarterback is on his bye and you're looking for a one week replacement, you might want to look elsewhere (Alex Smith , Trevor Siemian , Jameis Winston and Andy Dalton are all better options).

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Jay Ajayi leads Dolphins to second straight win

Mike Gillislee will start at running back if McCoy doesn't play. I'm not a fan of Tannehill who , in his fifth year as a starter, looks like nothing more than an average quarterback. Miami had an immediate answer to the Goodwin TD as Tannehill put together a 75-yard drive that ended with Ajayi bulling into the end zone from the 4.

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Through My Eyes: Devontae Booker anticipates first National Football League start

The Broncos have yet to provide an official timetable for Anderson's recovery, but they could activate him off injured reserve if he's healed at some point during the playoffs. "He came in and said , 'I felt something, '" running back Kapri Bibbs recounted. I finally got my first National Football League touchdown during Monday night's win over the Houston Texans.

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Andrea Dovizioso on pole for Malaysian Grand Prix

Baz improved to a 1m12.800s and then 2.11.643s on his subsequent laps on intermediates, as Alvaro Bautista and Valentino Rossi found the conditions damp enough to use wet tires and run second and third in the order. No rider has been as successful at Sepang as Rossi, 37, who has won here six times. The Repsol Honda RC213V pilot, who clinched the title in Motegi, Japan, two weeks ago, was fastest in the dry morning session.

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British Cycling uphold Varnish's Sutton accusations

Varnish alleged the Australian told her to "go and have a baby" after she was dropped from the Great Britain team following her failure to qualify for the Rio Olympics. And an Independent Review into the culture of the World Class Performance Programme is also on-going, with evidence from Friday's hearing being passed to the panel.

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Is Ohio State in trouble?

And the special teams came completely undone in that 24-21 loss Saturday night. While Ohio State dropped from the No. 2 spot all the way to No. 6 (behind four undefeated, Power-5 teams and a one-loss Louisville), the Buckeyes could still run the table and find themselves in the top-four come season's end-assuming that they don't drop another game.

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Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos validates decision against Toronto

Bishop remained in the game, yielding a late period power-play goal to Nylander. Problem is, Matthews was on a 328-goal season pace after Game 1, and on a 164-goal pace after he went scoreless in Toronto's second game. The 28-year-old joined the Leafs for 16 games last season, a spare part in the trade which sent James Reimer to San Jose. Toronto reportedly enlisted Mayor John Tory and the CEO of Canadian Tire in its unsuccessful bid to recruit Stamkos.

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Australia theme park defends safety standards after deaths

Profits would be donated to charity and activities limited to smaller rides, animal attractions, and the water park. "Australian Red Cross volunteers will be available throughout the day and we hope other local religious leaders will attend".

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Chicago Cubs Nab First Fall Classic Win Since 1945

The Cubs hadn't won in the Series since beating Detroit 8-7 in 1945 to force a decisive Game 7, which they lost. With Kyle throwing heat for the Cubs they are going to be tough to beat in Wrigley where tickets for the game are breaking records costing fans thousands and thousands of dollars to see this once in a lifetime game.

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Curtis Granderson receives 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

The complex is named after him - Curtis Granderson Stadium and opened in 2014, providing almost 10,000 inner-city kids a place to play ball. The Mets outfielder, honored before Game 3 on Friday with the Roberto Clemente award - given annually to baseball's top humanitarian - couldn't help but get caught up in the excitement at Wrigley Field.

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Thomas wins again at PGA event in Malaysia

Justin Thomas (64), meanwhile, birdied two of the first three holes to retain the title that he won a year ago. He obtained his second career title on the PGA Tour. "It's not like I need additional confidence, but I need validation now", he said. When you over try it, this is what happens, it is a learning curve for me.

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WADA highlights serious failings in Rio anti-doping program

Instead, this damning report is another shattering blow to the credibility of anti-doping and the Olympic movement's integrity, showing how organisational chaos blighted the Games' drugs-testing programme. "We should have been more efficient in protecting the access to the doping control areas in some venue", Rio spokesman Mario Andrada said. "Despite staffing issues, resource constraints and other logistical difficulties, those tasked with implementation of the programme, and in particular ...

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New York Rangers Lose 3-2 to the Carolina Hurricanes

It was the type of finish that head coach Bill Peters wanted to see to end a recent two-game losing skid. Skinner was at Friday's morning skate but Peters then said his availability would be a game-time decision. But the goal eventually was credited to Bryan Bickell , who got a piece of the puck with his body before it went in for a 3-2 Carolina lead through 40 minutes.

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Michael Phelps reveals he secretly Wednesday partner ex-Miss California Nicole Johnson

In a new Facebook Live video - while riding in a golf cart with National Football League great Ray Lewis - Phelps told his fans that he just had to keep the secret from them because "you always have to have something guys". According to the swimmer, he had to keep the "hush-hush" ceremony on the DL " just because ". Michael asked Nicole to marry him in February 2015 and they welcomed baby Boomer in May this year.

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LeSean McCoy will be active Sunday for Bills vs. Dolphins, report says

Bills running backs combined for just 15 carries out of the 54 offensive plays the Bills had. "For him to be demoted, to being a backup and now being one of the stars of our team, I'm so proud of him", Pouncey said. "I think once you start feeling that, you know that good things are going to happen". In the second half, Miami ran the ball a ton, which limited the amount of snaps Lawson had.

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Misbah reserves special praise for Bravo post first Test victory

This was an action packed day, which saw 16 wickets being fallen as batting looked hard. However, Misbah ul Haq did not choose to enforce the follow on and in their bid to accelerate for quick runs, the Pakistani batsmen floundered against Devendra Bishoo's guile to get dismissed for 123 which meant that the final day was primed to be full of action.

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Dodgers take lead in series against Cubs

Arrieta, who will pitch Game 3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday , was a workhorse for the Cubs in 2015, pitching 229 innings and winning the National League's Cy Young Award as the top pitcher. Zobrist is the sure bet in the outfield, and Russell is just too good at shortstop not to be in the lineup. "He kept the ball off the fat part of our bat", manager Joe Maddon said.

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Man Utd midfielder needs time to adapt, says Jose Mourinho

Former referee chief Keith Hackett said something similar in the build-up to the match , says the Daily Telegraph , adding: "The game ended up passing without any flare ups and Taylor was later praised by Mourinho for his performance". " The realities are often different, particularly in terms of the competitiveness ". "I cannot confirm if he will play tomorrow but he is fit and it is time for him to go back to the levels we know he can achieve".

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Prospect of Liverpool winning title fills me with 'dread', admits Giggs

They have only won one of their last five in the league. "Louis [Van Gaal] felt that the way out of their press was to look to bypass their midfield when it was possible and that was done by going long to Marouane Fellaini, who started all four games", Giggs details in his Telegraph column .

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Lahiri surges clear in pursuit of maiden PGA Tour title

He bounced back bravely with a birdie on four and an eagle on five, but with his putter going cold on the homestretch, Thomas ran away with the tournament. In hot and mostly calm conditions four days after Typhoon Sarika hit the South China Sea beach resort, Korda had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and got up-and-down for another on the par-5 18th.

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Neesham lauds Dhoni, Kohli's outstanding batting

Kohli and Manish Pandey completed the last rites to help India go 2-1 up. More than the performance in the last match, which took him past 9000 runs in one-day cricket, Dhoni has successfully played in the minds of his fans while reaffirming his ability of attaining something masterful late in his career.

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Cleveland Indians take 2-1 lead over Chicago Clubs

That's a heck of a win. The crowd of 41,703, many of whom paid outlandish scalpers' prices to witness the end of the World Series drought, had little to cheer about when the Cubs were at the plate. Chicago's Jorge Soler tripled to rightfield in the seventh but Baez grounded out to shortstop to end the threat. When Corey Kluber walks to the mound Saturday night for Game 4 of the World Series at Wrigley Field, it will begin a calculated gamble by the Indians of starting three pitchers on ...

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Alabama crushes No. 9 Vols, 49-10

They certainly had their best performance of the season, limiting a Tennessee offense that came into Saturday averaging 448 yards to just 163 overall . "With that being said, we know we can play with anybody". Lucky for him, he's also an Alabama fan. Alabama sniffed it out and ran down the Vols' throats.

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Howard, Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks past Wizards 114-99

Nik Stauskas added 13 points off the bench while Sergio Rodriguez added 12 points with nine assists, but while the Sixers did a good job of holding off the Thunder for three quarters, it was in the fourth quarter where they went cold and were outscored by 34-22.

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England must improve with bat against India, says Vaughan

England's tense 22-run victory over Bangladesh in Chittagong was a fantastic advert for Test cricket - and for five-day Test cricket. England captain Alastair Cook has insisted that he was always "confident" of beating Bangladesh despite nearly falling to their first ever Test defeat at the hands of the Tigers.

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England calls up Ansari, rests Broad for 2nd Test

Trevor Baylis, England coach, heaped praise on all-rounder Ben Stokes and said that the Christchurch-born player can develop into one of the best all-rounders of all time after the latter's match-winning effort against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong .


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