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Wirtz congratulates Cubs on winning World Series

We need to pull together and chip away. On Friday, he gave it to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, who bought the team in 2009, back when Chicago hadn't won an NL pennant since 1945. It was a very deliberate message he was sending and it was very nice to hear that come out of him. "I just thought they deserved to hear that". Delays of up to 31 minutes were also reported on the UP-North, Milwaukee District North, Milwaukee District West and North Central Service lines.

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Bengals trying to act like London's just another home game

Gruden says that is good news for the left tackle but he says Williams will need to be monitored through this week. After this Sunday, they'll enjoy a bye before a brutal stretch of games in which they host Minnesota and Green Bay before road games at Dallas, Arizona and Philadelphia.

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108 years in the making

A celebration rally will take place at Lower Hutchinson Field in Grant Park at approximately noon, when the motorcade arrives in Grant Park. Every year during St. The pair wore matching jerseys for first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Center fielder Dexter Fowler had a cigar as the team headed toward the rally that some fans have called the "celebration of a century".

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Indians fan gets '2016 Champs' tattoo before Game 7

For a legion of fans who waited a lifetime, fly that W: Your Chicago Cubs are World Series champions. With the Cubs' 108-year World Series drought on the line-along with the Indians without a World Series since 1948 - even causal fans had to be captivated by this Game 7 .

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California Chrome is even-money favourite for Breeders' Cup

If his Eddie D was more than just a one of, this horse is a serious threat. Unfortunately, three years ago my mother died between the Friday and Saturday races. Her jockey, Mike Smith, has ridden the daughter of Medaglia d'Oro in all 11 of her races. O'Brien is third all-time among trainers - behind only D.

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SEC Sizzle/Fizzle Week 10: Motivating LSU alums, Tennessee's glum

Why the Tide stays home: SEC West rivals LSU and Auburn are both riding hot streaks. The No. 13 LSU Tigers can move into a tie for first in the division and get back into the College Football Playoff conversation with a win. But much of America will watch the Tide try to win at night in Death Valley. Despite his illustrious college career, Fournette has been underwhelming in his two previous games against Alabama.

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Jets rally past winless Browns

They especially can't say that with the $12 million contract they gave him, or with so much of the locker room firmly behind him, including after his disturbing comments last week about the team giving up on him. If the 0-8 Browns have any hope of winning a game this season, it rests with the arm of Josh McCown . "We ain't going to b-- about it when we win".

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City's Nolito: We pressured Barcelona

Since returning to the first XI, Aguero scored twice in a 4-0 triumph over West Bromwich Albion and he played a pivotal role in City's first ever victory over Barcelona on Tuesday evening. I think the result is more than deserved. City look favourites to do that now they have overcome their inferiority complex against Barcelona to move to seven points in Group C.

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Antone Smith's (knee) season over in Tampa Bay

The 10-time NBA All-Star led the Golden Bears to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances during his two seasons as a player. In addition, running back Antone Smith left the game with a knee injury and had to be carted off the field. So it was really evident. We'll take a quick look at the key contributors to this big win. He returned to practice this week, and Coach Hue Jackson said Friday he'll start Kessler over Josh McCown.

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EPL: Manchester United seek Swansea boost as Jose Mourinho looks on

Before Fenerbahce's victory over United Advocaat signalled he is aware that Depay is considering his future when saying: "The potential is there for him to be a good player". "Sometimes teams don't score goals due to their philosophy, because the team isn't aggressive enough and doesn't risk enough", he said . Mourinho must watch from the stand at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday, having been given a one-match ban for confronting referee Mark Clattenburg at half-time during last weekend's ...

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Chiefs' Foles ready for start vs Jaguars in place of Smith

Jacksonville fired its OC following last week's loss. "You know, it's a different dynamic". Fantasy owners should feel confident plugging West into their starting lineup for Week 9, as he will not lack touches against a Jaguars defense that has struggled to stop running backs in 2016.

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Pro basketball: Wade scores 22 as Bulls down Celtics

The Bulls had other things go their way, Jimmy Butler led the team in scoring and also hit 4-of-6 from deep, Rajon Rondo hit 1-of-2, the Celtics were short-handed without Kelly Olynyk and Marcus Smart , and on a back-to-back vs. But Gibson wasn't the only one. It's definitely an emotional time in Chicago. Grant was acquired as part of the trade with the New York Knicks over the summer that sent Derrick Rose away.

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Garth Brooks Wins Top Award at CMAs

In the process, several current superstars and living legends were showcased on the telecast, which aired live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The married megastars performed snippets of the playful Johnny Cash and June Carter duet "Jackson", Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty's "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man", George Jones and Tammy Wynette's "Golden Ring".

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Slaven Bilic: West Ham thugs are ruining the reputation of the club

Two hundred people face football banning orders following the violence, West Ham and the London Stadium said. Clashes between rival supporters marred West Ham's 2-1 EFL Cup victory over Chelsea on Wednesday, with several missiles thrown across a segregated area of the Sir Trevor Brooking Stand.

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US employers add solid 161K jobs; unemployment at 4.9 pct

August's gain was raised to 176,000 from 167,000. About 161,000 jobs were added, lowering the unemployment rate slightly to 4.9 percent. The U-6 rate dropped to 9.5 percent, which is the lowest level since the beginning of 2008. In September, it had appeared that hiring was slowing. "The underemployment rate had really been stagnant the last few months and unemployment ticked down".

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Leicester made to wait after goalless draw in Copenhagen

The Danish side's only previous loss in 27 competitive games was a 1-0 reverse to Leicester in their Champions League clash two weeks ago, and on several occasions they threatened to take all three points on home turf. Real had gone 2-0 up through a brilliant Gareth Bale half-volley and Karim Benzema's finish but Legia, hosting the game behind closed doors following a UEFA stadium ban, fought back with goals from Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe, Miroslav Radovic and Thibault Moulin and were leading with ...

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Gundogan's brace inspires City to 3-1 win over Barcelona

Mikel Arteta has been accused of being the one who provoked Lionel Messi in Tuesday night's tunnel bust-up after Manchester City's win over Barcelona . "I think it was one of the best first-half performances from my team (this season), which, in a scenario like this and against such a hard team, has a lot of merit".

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Wenger praises Ozil after proving him wrong with late winner

Will this be the season that Arsenal secure that precious top spot at the end of the group stages and thus dodge a European giant in the last 16? Ozil's sublime goal took the focus away from some very bad defending by the visitors early on that resulted in them trailing 2-0 after just 15 minutes.

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Kawhi Leonard shines as Spurs beat Jazz 100-86

On the other hand, the 34-year-old Parker has appeared in four games for the Spurs thus far into the season. "Every loss is disappointing to me", said Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard , who had a game-high 30 points. "There are nights like that and then there are nights like tonight". Pau's shooting would prevent defenders from playing ice or doubling Patty, and we want Patty to get clean off the dribble threes and pull-ups.

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Durant leads Warriors over ex-teammates

Trash talk is a part of it". The young , exciting Lakers jumped to a 21-point lead in the third quarter with ball movement resembling the Warriors' style. Both teams were happy to move on from this one. Maybe the Thunder will even win one of their remaining regular season games against Golden State.

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Man Makes Cubs Prediction 23 Years In Advance

We all want that for our team, of course, but I can't help but feel like they, perhaps more than anyone else, deserved this one. "It will be a parade and celebration that all of Chicago for 108 years in their mind's eye have been envisioning and we're going to make it a reality here in the city of Chicago-tomorrow".

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Dale Steyn Set to be Sidelined For Six Months

Australia's batting woes have been laid bare on an eventful second day of the first Test at the WACA Ground, which ended with South Africa holding a 102-run lead at stumps. Quote of the day: "I felt this pop or like a thud in my shoulder, and a lot of pain". Steyn was taken to a nearby hospital for scans and was diagnosed with a rare bone stress which may force him out of the game for at least six months, according to team officials.

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Cubs fans flock to Hall of Fame following World Series win

They won, but again when the Giants led late in Game 4, on the brink of forcing a decisive Game 5 in an even-numbered year, we couldn't help but think black cats, goats, curses and cursing. "This game with all the ups and downs showed him exactly what it is to be a Cubs fan", the 50-year-old Likhite said. "He just missed all of this". Of course, the Cubs didn't make it easy.

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Kane To Return In North London Derby

Moreover, the England worldwide seems to have a psychological hold over the club's local rivals having scored in both the games against Arsenal last season. So I would not be surprised if Pochettino and his players were having nightmares about facing the Arsenal attack this weekend and the stats reported by Metro suggest they would be right to do so.

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Ilkay Gundogan: Man City could have humiliated Barcelona

He continued: " If you talk about the whole performance, then for the first 38 minutes, we were still not able to compete with the best clubs in the world ". Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has insisted that he had no problem with manager Pep Guardiola after he was dropped from the lineup for the team's Champions League trip to Barcelona .

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Formerly German-trained Almandin wins Melbourne Cup

Almandin gave Williams his fifth Melbourne Cup . McEvoy managed to get that ounce more out of Almandin to squeeze home and just after crossing the line, Moreira sportingly reached out to congratulate his victorious rival. "The boys at Macedon (Lodge) have done a fabulous job getting this horse back". The global racing operation had five runners in Tuesday's race at Flemington from three different stables and two hemispheres, with local John O'Shea-trained Hartnell leading home the ...

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Cilic downs Goffin in Paris to qualify for ATP Finals

It will cap a remarkable rise for the Scot but after dispatching Czech Tomas Berdych in straight sets he insisted on playing down the possibility. "I got a bit flustered out there. "Just in important moments, I wasn't able to deliver and he is a deserved victor". Cilic in the semis will meet unseeded American John Isner, who beat unseeded countryman Jack Sock 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-4.

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Spurs hope Kane can supply derby spark

Pochettino had previously suggested that the best Spurs fans could hope for was a place on the bench for their top striker, but in today's pre-match press conference his mood had changed completely. "It's an important game for us because it's a big home game and we have an opportunity to show that we have an interesting role to play in this Premier League, and that we can win these kinds of games too".

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The Chicago Cubs win the World Series and the Internet goes wild

The Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings to win the prize 4-3 - the last time the team won was 1908, long before social networks were even conceived. Cabrales was one of the last to grab a World Series championship baseball cap at the Lincoln Park store. "I'm an old-school Cubs fan", he said, gesturing to the sky and crowds.

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Cutler returns to lead Bears past Vikings

John Fox might be the most frustrating part of this team - Fox appeared to be sold on benching Cutler for Hoyer, which looks insane after last night, he gets conservative at times and he isn't good at managing the clock (see the last two minutes of the first half).

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Djokovic bows out of Paris Masters

The Briton was up against Tomas Berdych late for a semifinal spot at the indoor tournament. Ninth seed Cilic will face John Isner in the semis, after the big-serving American beat his younger compatriot Jack Sock 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 6-4. "In important moments I wasn't able to deliver". "He is a deserved victor". Djokovic has held the top spot for 122 consecutive weeks. It's been a great few months for me.

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Florida poll gives Clinton 1-point lead over Trump

The president's remarks came several days after FBI Director James B. Comey's surprise announcement Friday that agents would review thousands of emails potentially connected to Clinton that were discovered as part of a separate inquiry into former congressman Anthony Weiner , D-New York, who is married to a high-ranking Clinton aide, Huma Abedin .

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Trevor Bayliss knows there is no quick fix to England's batting problems

Set 273 for victory in the second Test, the tourists collapsed from 100-0 to 164 all out in the space of 22.3 overs in front of a jubilant crowd in Dhaka as the series ended 1-1. Mehedi Hasan's six for 77 broke the back of England as he took his haul of wickets to an incredible 19 in the series. England are the last team to win a Test series in India when they beat the hosts 2-1 in a four-match series in 2012.

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Tottenham don't compare to Arsenal - Pochettino

Already beaten by Monaco in their first game at their adopted home in September, Tottenham were rocked at Wembley again as Kevin Kampl bagged Leverkusen s second half victor. Son had scored five times this season, but the South Korean was starved of service against his former club. It was the hosts who had the only shot on target of the opening 45 minutes when Christian Eriksen was allowed to carry the ball forward by a retreating defence, but his subsequent effort was straight at Bernd ...

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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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