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Barack Obama invites Chicago Cubs to the White House

In the Indians' previous World Series appearance, they were a double-play grounder from winning the 1997 title before losing Game 7 in 11 innings to the Marlins. Fox said that the World Series ratings have propelled the network into first place in 18-49 this season (though that number will begin to erode, now that baseball has ended).

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Mike Pence's Plane Skids Off NY Runway

The agency said more than 30 people were on board when the plane "overshot a LaGuardia Airport runway". "Just for a few seconds, you could feel us bouncing of, and with mud splattered up on the windows, we figured we were off the runway", Pence said.

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Champagne on ice, Steyn faces six months on sidelines

But Elgar and Duminy stood firm in the last hour to complete a fine day for South Africa and give the tourists hope of setting a big target on day three. Australia , who were in total control before Warner fell, then lost four wickets for just 23 runs. "I feel there has been a trend for 12 or 18 months and it is tough to see as an opening batter when we fall away that easily".

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Duclair, Domingue lead Coyotes over Predators in shootout

The Coyotes likely will be without forwards Martin Hanzal and Tobias Rieder , who missed Thursday's contest with lower-body injuries. Rookie Christian Dvorak also scored for the Coyotes in regulation on a deft move to his backhand, marking his first National Hockey League goal just a day after he was recalled from Tucson to replace injured center Martin Hanzal in the lineup, and just four days after he was sent to Tucson.

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India vs England: James Anderson to Boost Alastair Cook's Arsenal

England's leading wicket-taker in the longer format of the game suffered a shoulder injury and did not participate in the two-match Test series against Bangladesh. He's well aware of that challenge. Team's head coach Trevor Bayliss also felt Anderson's arrival will boost the team. Anderson took more wickets than any other pace bowler on either side when England won the 2012 series in India and Cook believes the fired-up 34-year-old could be the difference again.

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Governor Proclaims Friday World Champion Chicago Cubs Day

And we mean her entire life . Members of the Cubs stood on the upper level of red double-decker buses that were adorned with banners that read "World Series champions" and followed a police escort. But back-to-back shutouts followed by Dodgers' ace Clayton Kershaw and former Cub , 36-year-old Rich Hill. The Cubs came from behind to win the series.

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Harry Kane set to feature in Tottenham squad for north London derby

He said: "I can confirm that Harry is available for selection and then we will decide whether he starts. We're very happy - yesterday, he had a very good training session, he's fit", Pochettino told reporters. "It is an interesting clash because for us it is a very important game because we are in a strong position in the league that we want to strengthen", he said.

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Sauter wins 2nd consecutive NASCAR trucks Chase race

The Wisconsin native has 13 top-10 finishes in 17 races at TMS. The only three cautions of the night resulted from the expiration of the caution clock, which runs in 20-minute increments from the drop of a green flag. "I got drove into the fence off Turn 2, and the right-rear tail is moved over quite a bit and we got really free up off the corner". I'm anxious about winning races.

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Andy Murray's majestic victor against Lucas Pouille at the Paris Masters

Murray will face Milos Raonic, a late-night victor over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in the semi-finals knowing that victory will be enough for him to end Novak Djokovic's run of 122 consecutive weeks at the top. The British player can rise from No. 2 to 1 in the ATP list for the first time if he reaches the final. In terms of what the future brings to me, that's not in my hands.

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Now Kevin Durant is beefing with former Thunder teammate Enes Kanter

Klay Thompson hit a three-pointer and Stephen Curry , twice fouled on three-point attempts, connected on five of six free throws as the Warriors used a 14-4 spurt to go up 52-38 in the second quarter. By the time Durant was done, he had 29 first-half points, the Warriors had a 68-43 lead, and the Thunder defense was in ruins. Walton's championship-tested former team just couldn't catch up to his young, hungry new squad.

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Will rectify our mistakes in coming matches: Real Madrid's Bale

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane spoke after his side's 3-3 draw against Legia Warsaw: "I'm not surprised with how the game went, - he said - It was a unusual match and what we expected didn't happen, either in the game or in our performance".

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Cubs players revel in World Series victory parade

As we watched Game 4, I nearly cried watching Jason Kipnis - who grew up a fan of the Cubs - break the game open with a three-run home run for Cleveland . For many, the title was about those who waited their entire lives to see the Cubs win a World Series . "We don't intend to crash the parade, " Murtha said.

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Ozil proved me wrong - Wenger admits

In recent seasons Arsenal have made a meal of getting out of their group, usually resulting in a hard clash at the round of 16 stage and therefore the main reason they have gone no further in the Champions League in seven years. It proved a good afternoon on Wearside for Giroud , who started the game on the bench but made an almost instant impact when his chance came. Ramsey was returning to the starting 11 after a long-term injury.

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Cubs' Win In Game Five Sends Series Back To Cleveland

Francona said Monday that he was leaning toward Crisp, although Davis had two hits and three stolen bases in Game 5. "He threw a couple of fastballs that were down but caught too much of the plate (in the fourth inning) and that was the damage".

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Millions celebrate Cubs' World Series triumph

The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in a thrilling Game 7 of the 2016 World Series on Wednesday night, ending the organization's 108-year World Series victory drought. She was still feeling a bit exhausted on Thursday morning when necn spoke to her, but was basking in the glow of her team's World Series victory.

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Almandin caps return from two-year layoff with win in Melbourne Cup

He hobbled to the track on crutches. He said he was "quite emotional" about the result and praised his team for helping his six-year-old gelding, based in Germany, recover from a damaged tendon. Heartbreak City , right, mounted by Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira came second. As seen in the footage broadcast on Channel 7, Aidan Shiels embraced his fellow owners before stunning Kearney with a bear hug that knocked the veteran journalist onto his backside.

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Cibulkova: 'I always believed in me'. Kerber: 'I was so nervous'

After an opening-round defeat to Kerber, Cibulkova gained revenge in the final, powering to a 6-3 6-4 victory in an hour and 16 minutes . Cibulkova was making her debut at the tournament and capped a memorable year, which included marriage to Michal Navara in July, with her fourth title of 2016.

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Denver Broncos' Wade Phillips back at work after jarring collision

Gordon never touched the ball on the final four plays, though he was over 100 yards rushing on the day. Rivers took solace in this as he left: "We split with the Denver Broncos this year". Although, Wade Phillips has been run over twice in this calendar year while coaching from the sidelines, it doesn't appear the long-time defensive coordinator will be moved upstairs to the coaches' box.

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Spokesman: Steve Bartman 'overjoyed' but won't be at Cubs' parade

The ad ends simply with, "Harry, they did it". "It happened, baby. It happened!" proclaimed 27-year-old first baseman Anthony Rizzo to adoring cheers. That said, it might be a while before they grasp the true degree of difficulty of their achievement. James and teammates were in a suite, rooting hard, as the Indians absorbed the same blow as the Warriors.

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Chicago Cubs fans get 'a souvenir they can't throw away'

No more Lovable Losers. Forget those curses, too. The Chicago Cubs ended decades of heartache and futility by beating the Cleveland Indians for their first championship since 1908. They beat the playoff-tested San Francisco Giants in the NLDS. "I knew they had very good, young, pitching staff with (Danny) Salazar, Trevor Bauer, and they had (David) Cooper locked up, so I thought the pitching would go well.

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Djokovic and Murray win, Cilic books London spot

Murray, runner-up in Paris a year ago, will meet Tomas Berdych or Gilles Simon next as he bids to end long-time rival Djokovic's 122-week run at the top of the rankings. In the semi-final, Marin will face John Isner , who reached his 7th Masters 1000 semi-final (the first since Miami 2015) after a hard-fought 7-6 4-6 6-4 victory over fellow American Jack Sock .

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Australia vs South Africa

Having been cranking up his speeds since day one, Steyn was felled by his troublesome shoulder in his first over back after dismissing the danger man. Others who could come into contention are Hardus Viljoen , who debuted against England last summer and is now second on the first-class competition wicket chart with 21 scalps at 23.04, or Marchant de Lange , who has not played a Test since 2012 and is fourth on the list.

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Griffiths will get Celtic chance, says Rodgers

Celtic had the ball in the net three minutes after the break when Sviatchenko headed Sinclair's cross past Gilks but Thomson adjudged that the Dane had fouled Rangers defender Clint Hill in the build-up. Rangers had selected full-backs Lee Hodson and James Tavernier down the right to deal with the pace of Sinclair and Kieran Tierney, which caused them so much damage in their September mauling by Celtic .

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Sam Bradford May Have Snubbed Carson Wentz After The Game

Islanders rookie Anthony Beauvillier had two assists, giving the 19-year-old at least a point in three straight games. The Philadelphia Eagles won 21-10. Even if it was a good throw, though, it would have been intercepted or knocked down by the yellow circle safety, as you can see on the replay, as all three Vikings defenders in the vicinity converge on the ball.

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Tottenham hope Kane supplies derby spark

There has been just one 0-0 draw in the last 43 meetings between the teams and the omens for goals are good. Campbell, who switched from Tottenham to their biggest rivals in 2001 and won two league titles under Arsene Wenger, said he expected the game to be decided in the last 20 minutes.

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Mourinho criticises Mkhitaryan after United defeat: He has to do more

Goals from Moussa Sow and Sunderland loanee Jeremain Lens ensured the Red Devils left the Turkish capital empty-handed, despite a sublime late strike from Wayne Rooney that saw him equal Ruud Van Nistelrooy's European goals record for the club.

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What does the tie with the Seahawks mean for the Cardinals?

There was also some practicality at work here as well, though. "I wanted our guys to have the chance to do something, and we didn't get it done", Arians said. Still, Carroll noted that Hauschka's history in that building is a little odd. But the last three we've really been climbing and being more of what we can do and we're confident.

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Keys to the Game: Bulls 105, Celtics 99

Wade impressed on his competitive debut and the Chicago Bulls Beat the Boston Celtics 105-99. Now that Wade took the last shot in a close game, I'm sure the question will arise as to who is the Alpha male on the team between him and Butler .

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Injuries: Aqib Talib (back) not playing Sunday

It always starts up front. "But it's a day-to-day situation, and we just thought it'd be best to get another opinion". The Raiders are one of the few haves. Denver dropped a 21-13 decision in San Diego three weeks ago but has not recorded consecutive SU losses on the road in over four years. He's probably a year or two away from tier one, but he is rapidly closing in on the second tier, where guys like Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan and Cam Newton now reside.

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Guardiola declares Manchester City defeated "the best team in the world"

Guardiola thought Barcelona were unstoppable at times in the first half, saying: "Our performance in Barcelona 11 v 11 was better than our first 38 minutes here". And, while Guardiola conceded his players had endured a hard start, he praised the attitude of his players after pulling level. After the game, the Catalan manager lauded his team and stressed the importance of the win in boosting morale.

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San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors

Between ESPN's Ethan Sherwood Strauss dropping an article about Green's on- and off-court antics , to the in-game clip of Kerr yelling at Green to get back on defense against the Spurs , to Mama Babers-Green getting after it on Twitter , it may seem to some that his fiery, bordering-on-detrimental personality may have run its course in the Bay Area.

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Sex Toy Thrown On The Field During Bills And Patriots Game

Tyrod Taylor was 19 of 38 passing for 183 yards. Prior to Sunday, he hadn't thrown a touchdown pass to one of his wide receivers since Week 14 of the 2015 campaign, per ESPN Stats & Info . The Bills knew exactly how to stop the Patriots - they just couldn't do it. "It's a great accomplishment", Brady said. "It was that kind of day for us".

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Cubs fan Steve Bartman says he does not 'intend to crash' parade

It didn't help that we went to see my favorite childhood team play the Cincinnati Reds twice this season and the Cubs - despite finishing 14-4 against the Reds - made a decision to lose the two games I was able to attend. He died in 1998, the year the Cubs hit the 90 year mark since their last Series win. Steve Angelo carried his 4-year-old son, Nicholas, on his shoulders.

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In wake of '14 injury, Cruz looking forward to facing Eagles

WR Odell Beckham Jr . has 23 catches for 429 yards and two TDs in past three at home. This will be the third team in a row they have played that is coming off of their bye. The FiveThirtyEight model suggests the Eagles only have a 14 percent chance of winning division, however, which means a wild card berth is much more likely.

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Cubs' celebration continues with parade on Friday

Time for the end of what Sports Illustrated called "The last great American Sports story". For over 10 decades Chicago Cubs fans have hoped each and every spring that this is the year they would become champions of the baseball world. Miguel Montero's grand slam cemented his legacy. He's 39 years old and single . Their offense came alive eventually and three straight wins sent Wrigley Field into a frenzy.


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