Wayne Williams drove in for the Game 7 of the World Series . Tuesday night, the silver-haired son kept his part of the bargain. Williams said his father, also named Wayne Williams , made him a lifelong Cubs fan and always had faith in the skill of the team.
With a short turnaround this week before Thursday's divisional showdown at Tampa Bay, Atlanta (5-3) earned the kind of tight victory Quinn relishes. Then, without Montgomery in Week 8, Green Bay nearly bailed on the run entirely-Aaron Rodgers actually led the way with 60 yards; fullback Aaron Ripkowski added 34.
And while a game with this many twists and turns leaves fans forgetting all the finer points, Maddon yanked starter Kyle Hendricks after a two-out walk in the fifth in favor of Jon Lester, whose wild pitch let in two runs. This tweet from @RaysFanGio, from almost two years ago on November 4, 2014, got traction during Game 7 due to its uncanny accurate prediction. Thousands poured into the neighborhood around the ball park to celebrate in the shadows of the statues of Cubs greats Ernie Banks, ...
The 87-year-old comedian was alluding to the curse allegedly placed on the team during the 1945 World Series by the owner of the Billy Goat Tavern after he was told his pet goat wasn't welcome at Wrigley. We can finally forget about the Curse of the Billy Goat. That made it the most-watched Chicago baseball game ever, surpassing the previous record of 47.1 set by Game 7 of the 2003 National League Championship Series.
Arsene Wenger has compared Arsenal's pursuit of silverware to living in a jungle where "everybody wants to eat you". But Seaman, who went on to play a season at Manchester City before retiring, warned that fans should be careful about the consequences a figure like Wenger leaving could have.
After being stopped for speeding, Josh Huff reportedly got in more trouble with the law for possessing a gun and marijuana. The Eagles released a statement on Huff's incident, November 1. I know I have security here. As of Wednesday morning, Pederson said he and Huff had a private conversation, in which Huff expressed remorse. Yes, I know it's nearly impossible for normal citizens to get a firearms permit in New Jersey, But did he at least try? I don't necessarily understand why they need ...
But as they appeared headed for some moral victory/back-patting and admiration for a game effort - especially their tenacious defense, which has vastly improved over the last 10 quarters - the Nittany Lions showed they have bigger plans and bigger dreams.
LeBron also congratulated the Cubs on their historic win. Bryant's Game 5 wasn't a total breakout - he went 1-for-3 and struck out twice - but the Cubs will be encouraged to see his second homer of the postseason, and in a very important spot.
LSU players saw it on film when watching Alabama games last season and those from this year. Alabama-LSU has been the most anticipated game in the SEC for the last several years and this year's game takes on an interesting complexion with Les Miles no longer on the sidelines and Ed Orgeron coaching for a full-time gig.
The French global has been completely frozen out of the squad after falling out with manager Jurgen Klopp during summer. Liverpool , who beat Crystal Palace 4-2 at Selhurst Park at the weekend, sit in third spot in the Premier League table after their opening ten matches.
Alabama, which defeated Clemson in last season's national championship game, is making its 13th appearance in the playoff rankings. The Aggies (7-1) lost at Alabama 33-14 two weeks ago and have played four ranked opponents. The top four teams at the end of the season will advance to the semifinals, which this year are set for the Fiesta and Chick-Fil-A Peach bowls on December 31.
Italian soccer outfit Inter Milan could keep faith with the Dutch school of management by hiring former Socceroos coach Guus Hiddink as Frank de Boer's successor. 'This time is not easy but it is a great opportunity to show that we are still alive, ' he said . We'll be making FREE highlights available right here on BTSport.com shortly after the match, with the full game available to watch again via the live stream link at the top of this page and on the BT Sport app.
With Paris Saint-Germain winning against FC Basel in Switzerland , this victory sends Arsenal through the group stage for the 17th consecutive season. - The Gunners came from two goals down to win a Champions League match for the first time since September 2009 (also 3-2 v Standard Liege ).
These players are so invested and something must be done about the officiating in this league because its not fair to these great players we have.. On the next play, Ogwumike sank a jumper that appeared to come after the shot clock expired.
Javier Baez ended Kluber's night by leading off the fifth with a home run, and the Cubs added another run off reliever Andrew Miller later in the inning to extend their lead. Either way, raise your little "W" flags, Chicago . And when the Cubs fell to 1-3 in the seven match World Series, you thought yep, here we go again.
Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today insisted that Mahendra Singh Dhoni should stick to batting at No 4 which will enable him and Virat Kohli could play the finishers' role.
Pakistan has already clinched the series with victories in the first two tests at Dubai and Abu Dhabi and brought back seamers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir in place of Rahat Ali and Sohail Khan. Both batsmen hit six fours each and have put on 73 runs for the fourth-wicket, lifting the West Indies from a precarious 4-68. Pakistan had conceded a 56-run lead and needed to consolidate, but from 37 for no loss it lost four wickets in the space of 11 runs.
CMT first reported that Beyonce is joining the list of performers at the 50th annual CMA awards tonight in Nashville, Tennessee. She has spent the last few years dominating the pop genre with her best-selling crossover album 1989 but Swift, 26, finally returned to her country roots.
At the end of the regular season and conference championship games, the top four teams will go to the College Football Playoff Semi-final games. An undefeated record does not equate to one of the four best teams in the country, according to the College Football Playoff selection committee, which ranked one-loss Texas A&M at No.
Meantime, the old warhorse with the catchy name, Who Shot Thebarman was charging home from near the tale of the field to run fifth for his North Island owners. After Michelle Payne's triumph 12 months ago, the 2016 edition of the famous horse race had a lot to live up to, yet it did not disappoint as Almandin, piloted by Kerrin McEvoy, galloped to victory yesterday in one of the closest finishes in the Cup's 156-year history.
James Neal scored the team's lone goal, and Pekka Rinne finished with 23 saves on 26 shots. His goal tied the game for more than 12 minutes before the Preds' Matt Irwin scored the game victor later in the first. "Best save of the night". It was that kind of evening for Nashville, which kept constant pressure on Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov . "It's not at all how we want to play".
The 17th game the National Football League staged in London was the first to feature extra time, and the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals delivered the most British of all outcomes - a tie. The 458 yards rank third behind the 513 Phil Simms had in a 35-30 Bengals win against the New York Giants in 1985, and the 510 Drew Brees recorded in a 31-16 Cincinnati win in 2006.
Pederson said Huff was at the team's practice facility watching film before the incident. 'We've all made our mistakes, ' Matthews said. New Jersey has strict gun laws and does not recognize permits issued in other states. Fletcher Cox said they'll "rally around Josh" and Jordan Matthews said he's there for his teammate because "we know he's going through some things right now".
Maddon went with Carl Edwards, Jr, who lasted just two batters, allowing a single (a passed ball moved the runner to second) and getting a fly out before Chapman entered. Before this World Series , there were plenty of fans who weren't all that familiar with Corey Kluber , the 2014 Cy Young victor and Cleveland's unassuming ace.
Led by Lotulelei's three sacks, the Panthers' pass rush came alive Sunday to register eight sacks of quarterback Carson Palmer. TY Hilton led in receiving with 133 yards and a touchdown in seven catches while Jack Doyle had 78 yards and a touchdown in nine receptions.
The first day of the Test summer yielded 10 wickets and almost 350 runs, in stark contrast to the clash with New Zealand last season. Du Plessis has spoken to former captain Graeme Smith and the sidelined AB de Villiers about their winning experiences as he seeks to extend South Africa's impressive recent record in Australia .
The Cubs, long-known as Major League Baseball's "Loveable Losers", had endured one of professional sports' longest streaks without a title and their fans suffered along with the team, enduring decades of disappointment. Florida went on win the game and series as Bartman became a symbol of the Cubs' cursed fortunes. After Cleveland's most recent win, in 1948, the index sunk by 1.7% in the next three months.
The FBI's investigation of potentially new emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server rocked markets, sending stocks and the peso down, and gold up. That includes 41 percent of Republicans and 14 percent of Democrats and 26 percent of independents. Comey's announcement was a departure from Justice Department policy not to comment on ongoing investigations or to take actions close to elections that could influence the outcome.
Clemson QB Deshaun Watson had an up-and-down day on 27-of-43 passing with 378 yards, two TDs and two picks, while RB Wayne Gallman held down the fort on the ground with 20 carries for 82 yards and two scores. According to ESPN's matchup predictor , which is based on its Football Power Index, Clemson wins the matchup between the two teams 95.7% of the time.
Phillips, 69, was still for a time while medical staff attended him. "It was non-existent", coach Gary Kubiak said of his run game just six days after it had produced 190 yards against Houston. Despite Booker's fumble, Kubiak went back to his rookie... ... Chargers running back Melvin Gordon was blocked into Phillips while trying to catch Bradley Roby during an interception return.
This is the Suns team most expected - not going to win a ton of games with so much youth, but playing hard enough to set a foundation for the future. Kevin Durant registered a game-high 37 points on 10-of-16 shooting and got to the free throw line 16 times , converting 15 of them. "I just don't believe in the moral victory thing so we've got to get real victories".
Overnight returns have the Cubs' 9-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians averaging a 14.8 rating among metered market households. "People have been waiting for this for a long time", said Stephen Hill, 64, owner of Brendan's Pub - a sports bar which filled to capacity with fans glued to the tense game that ended with an 8-7 Cubs win in 10 innings.
As both sides looked to get the victor, it was a moment of brilliance from Mesut Ozil which sealed the victory for Arsenal , as the German World Cup victor chipped the goalkeeper and then reduced two home defenders to the floor before slotting into an empty net.
The Florida Gators have won the last two meetings over the Georgia Bulldogs. Now that all the evidence has been gathered through seven games of the season, it's obvious that the Florida Gators' championship hopes rest with their defense.
The Scottish champions went into the game unbeaten domestically and still on a high from the encouraging 3-3 home draw with Manchester City last month. "No matter whether it's the League Cup or Champions League, he wants to win every game". "But the players who haven't been playing have been a great credit to the image we are trying to create here collectively".