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Astros' Altuve hits 3 homers, Yankees lose

Astros' Altuve hits 3 homers, Yankees lose At first I was thinking to myself "Oh no, another ace going to struggle this postseason", but despite some of the bad calls by umpire Angel Hernandez behind the plate, he was absolutely locked in as the game progressed. But Verlander tossed just 20 pitches total in the fifth and sixth, and by the time right-hander Chris Devenski entered in relief in the seventh, the Astros led by five. [Full Article...]

Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract

Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract For Minnesota, this was their last preseason game . Klay Thompson buried 8 of 10 3-pointers to finish with 28 points while Kevin Durant, the 2017 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, contributed 22 points. In terms of odds to win Sunday's preseason game , the Golden State Warriors have the edge. As of this report, the point spread for Sunday's exhibition game was at 4.5 to five points in fav... [Full Article...]

Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins seventh straight Chicago Marathon in record time

Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins seventh straight Chicago Marathon in record time It made Rupp the first home victor since Moroccan-born Khalid Khannouchi in 2002 and the first American-born champion since Greg Meyer in 1982. Khannouchi was born in Morocco so Rupp is the first US born victor since 1982. Australian Paralympic legend Kurt Fearnley has finished second in the Chicago Marathon's wheelchair category for the second straight year. Kenya has dominated Chicago's mar... [Full Article...]

Chris Eubank Jr says he is 'best in the world'

Chris Eubank Jr says he is 'best in the world' It is about time the boxing industry realised that trying to annoy a Eubank is close to impossible in the fight game; Steve Collins did get inside the head of Chris Eubank, the dad, by inventing a tale about hypnotism, but about fifty other fighters and their naïve entourages have failed. [Full Article...]

Hatton in control at Dunhill Link

Hatton in control at Dunhill Link Defending champion Hatton, who began the day with a five-shot lead, held off the late challenge of Ross Fisher, whose brilliant 61 set a new course record, and Frenchman Victor Dubuisson to become the first man to retain the crown. Today, Howell tackled the Kingsbarns Golf Links course and starting on the 10th, the 42-year-old, who was returning to action from a back injury was in trouble from the... [Full Article...]

Michigan QB Wilton Speight 'likely' out for season with broken vertebrae

The difference in this game wasn't bye-week rust, the last play, the refs, the nature of an in-state rivalry or the wind, rain and wrath of Mother Nature. The defense did provide Michigan's biggest second-half spark. After forcing the first of many 3-and-outs, MI running back Ty Issac coughed up the ball (thanks to Spartan linebacker Joe Bachie) to MSU's Chris Frey at the MI 46 yard-line. [Full Article...]

Bryce Harper brings Nats back to life with epic two-run homer

Bryce Harper brings Nats back to life with epic two-run homer Even with their 6-3 loss to Washington on Saturday in the National League Division Series, the series is tied 1-1 heading back to Chicago in the Cubs' quest to repeat as World Series champion. And they got a splendid performance from Strasburg, who held the Cubs hitless through the first five innings of the game and did not surrender an earned run in seven innings. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars This figures to be a good old-fashioned game of smash mouth football. The Steelers will win if: They stuff the run on first down and force Bortles into second- and third-and long. Bell is the hammer, but James Conner will get a half dozen carries himself. Jacksonville is boasting one of the best defenses in the league, which plays in their favor. [Full Article...]

3 things to watch from Packers in Week 5

3 things to watch from Packers in Week 5 While the Packers health has improved with 10 days since their last game against the Bears on September 28, it's still hard to get a read on how numerous wounded will actually return this week. Of course, Dallas can only control what they can control. Over the first four weeks, he has struggled to establish an effective connection with QB Dak Prescott , as Dez has been targeted 40 times but o... [Full Article...]

India vs Australia, 1st T20I

India vs Australia, 1st T20I Australia suffered a nine-wicket loss to India in the first T20I in Ranchi on Saturday. He has largely struggled to get going, and if the criteria is only batting skill, he is likely to miss out. Let us take a look at the cricket fraternity reacted to India's win in the first T20I . After chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (2/16 in 4 overs) yet again bamboozled the visitors alongside Jasprit Bumra... [Full Article...]

Barkley gets going in 2nd half as Penn State beats Northwestern

Barkley gets going in 2nd half as Penn State beats Northwestern McSorley's only touchdown pass came on a 10-yard toss to backup quarterback Tommy Stevens with 12:04 remaining in the first half, giving Penn State a 10-0 lead. Take out the Iowa game, a 13 target, 12 catch clinic, and Barkley is averaging 0.95 targets a quarter in the five other games. "That's what we were saying, 'Just keep grinding it out.' Saquon's going to end up popping one off at some... [Full Article...]

Chelsea dealt another injury blow as Kante suffers hamstring problem

Chelsea dealt another injury blow as Kante suffers hamstring problem The 26-year-old's style has often seen him compared to Makelele, who effectiveness in the middle of the park led to the position being commonly named after him, and the former France global believes that his compatriot is now the "complete midfielder". [Full Article...]

Hamilton 'super excited' to finally get pole at Suzuka

Hamilton 'super excited' to finally get pole at Suzuka Scott McLaughlin's done it twice at Mount Panorama ahead of the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. Hamilton said Mercedes felt more competitive in Japan but he still expects a close fight with Vettel in the race. "We are behind in the championship so we need to score much more than them ( Mercedes )", he said. Each race is really just about trying to understand more about the vehicle beca... [Full Article...]

Catalonia and Its Referendum on Independence from Spain

Catalonia and Its Referendum on Independence from Spain Separatist groups and unions had initially called on strikes to be held Tuesday in support for Catalan leaders pushing ahead with a declaration of independence from Spain. The government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy held emergency talks after Catalan president Carles Puigdemont declared Sunday that Catalonia had "won the right to an independent state". [Full Article...]

Las Vegas police: Still no clear motive in mass shooting

Las Vegas police: Still no clear motive in mass shooting The Chicago hotel's proximity to the outdoor concert stadium suggested a similar scenario to the Las Vegas mass shooting , which killed 58 and injured nearly 500. The security officer, Jesus Campos , was struck in the leg as Paddock strafed the hallway with bullets from behind his door, apparently having detected Campos via surveillance cameras Paddock set up outside his hotel suite. [Full Article...]

Who will win the World Series?

Both National League series will begin Friday. Los Angeles and Washington have been the class of the National League. All of the division series will be decide in best-of-five formats. The Yankees defeated the Twins 8-4 in the wild-card game on Tuesday, thanks to their Baby Bombers. Later on, NY traded Andrew Miller to Cleveland for outfielder Clint Frazier, pitcher Justus Sheffield, with tw... [Full Article...]

Ghana beat Colombia in Group A opener

Ghana coach Samuel Fabin insists his side fully deserved their 1-0 win over Colombia in their opening match at the ongoing Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup in India. United States defeated India 3-0 in the other group game to top the log and they will lock horns with the Black Starlets in the next game at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday. [Full Article...]

Tony Ferguson beats Kevin Lee for the UFC interim lightweight title

Tony Ferguson beats Kevin Lee for the UFC interim lightweight title No touch of the gloves from either man but Ferguson makes sure to blow Lee a kiss as the referee goes over the rules. Two titles will be on the line for UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee is all over him. Lee just misses with a head kick. So rather than lament the fact that McGregor has now gone back-to-back years without defending his UFC belt or complaining about Michael Bisping facing Dan Henderson ... [Full Article...]

Eagles DT Fletcher Cox out vs. Cardinals with calf injury

Eagles DT Fletcher Cox out vs. Cardinals with calf injury But the players insist this is a different team with a different confidence and maturity. Preferably, they would have wanted a touchdown, being that their kicker was just a rookie making his first start at home and that kind of pressure right out the gate can fluster most. [Full Article...]

Badgers pull away in 38-17 win

Badgers pull away in 38-17 win Taylor started UW's next series with runs of 7, 15 and 10 yards. Wisconsin ran on eight of 10 plays in a 93-yard drive for the go-ahead touchdown with Quintez Cephus scoring on a five-yard pass. Wisconsin had a pick-six of its own when Chris Orr snagged a ball that glanced off intended receiver Ozigbo and returned it 78 yards on the game's fifth play from scrimmage. [Full Article...]


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