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World Series win has relieved Cubs fans heading to Cleveland

Sunday night, the Cubs edged out the Indians with a 3-2 win in Game 5 at Wrigley Field. "Joe talked to me this afternoon before the game ", Chapman said through a translator. Sometimes, the seventh inning needs to be patched up. "So we had that all in play". But with the tying run on second in the top of the seventh, Maddon went to the fireballing Cuban lefty. Read More »

Obama set to extend olive branch to Trump in Oval Office

Obama is "quite honest about fulfilling the basic responsibility that he has to the American people and our democracy to ensure a smooth transition to the next presidency", said White House press secretary Josh Earnest . In preparing for his sit-down with Trump , Obama said "it is no secret" that they have "some pretty significant differences". He also said they had an "excellent" discussion. Read More »

Wolff phone call saga overblown says Verstappen

Verstappen, in his second full season but a victor already in Spain in May on his Red Bull debut, had qualified fourth. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff rang Max Verstappen's father Jos about the youngster's driving, Red Bull boss Christian Horner has confirmed to Sky Sports F1 . Read More »

Broncos Shock Saints With Blocked PAT To Win 25-23

I lean more toward Brees' reaction. For one reason or another they've fared well in Week 10, covering in five of their last seven games played on this week in the season. The New Orleans Saints are now ranked last in the league in pass defense. It was the beginning of 17 straight Saints points. Kansas City's Marcus Peters ripped the ball away from Kelvin Benjamin with 29 seconds left in the game with the score tied at 17. Read More »

Elliott scores twice late, Cowboys top Steelers 35-30

That sets the tone for this huge clash in Heinz Field on Sunday, it is one of the later kick-offs in Week 10 and I'm sure many neautral National Football League fans will be tuning into this one. This offensive production should sound familiar. Per the aforementioned report, Romo said that he is willing to serve as Prescott's backup going forward while such an occurrence will likely happen next week against the Baltimore Ravens. Read More »

Embiid scores 25 to lead 76ers to first win

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The Knicks allowed open shot after open shot down the stretch to the Raptors , falling in a close contest Saturday to Toronto, 118-107, with DeMar DeRozan continuing his hot start to with 33 points . B+ COACHING: Steve Clifford made a good call starting rookie Treveon Graham and having him guard DeMar DeRozan. "A couple of guys started knocking down shots", DeRozan said. Read More »

42-year-old knuckleballer RA Dickey agrees with Braves

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Colon weights 285 pounds, FYI. He also proved to be an endless source of entertainment on the field, belting his first career home run against the San Diego Padres in May and frequently making Gold Glove-worthy defensive plays that defied his age. Read More »

Big-play offense keeps Penn State in mix for New Year's Six

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Saquon Barkley rushed for two touchdowns, including the deciding score on a 2-yard run with 3:58 remaining in the game, and wide receiver Chris Godwin caught two scoring passes as Penn State (8-2, 6-1 in the Big Ten) won its sixth consecutive conference game. Read More »

Seahawks-Patriots Week 10 2016 how to watch

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First, the teams must square off on Sunday Night Football for the first time since February 2015 when the Patriots edged the Seahawks 28-24 to win the Lombardi Trophy. The Seahawks have moved on and the offense under Bevell has opened up with Wilson taking more control. Meanwhile, Seattle is still trying to secure the division and creep up the ranks to get home field in some form themselves. Read More »

Confusion reigns over Smalling; what's going on at United?

David Moyes exited United after just 10 months when the top four was beyond them - then Louis van Gaal survived one season as they came fourth, but was axed last season after a fifth-placed finish. The manager appeared to criticise centre-back Smalling and left-back Luke Shaw for their lack of desire to play through the pain barrier after both players say out on Sunday's 3-1 win at Swansea with injury complaints. Read More »

Rosberg optimistic ahead of Brazilian GP

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The Brit has been in impressive in Sao Paulo, finishing quickest in both practice sessions on Friday, and he continued that form during qualifying on Saturday, finishing one tenth of a second ahead of world championship leader Rosberg with a time of 1:10.736. Read More »

Schmidt won't be a part of Lions

Whether they did enough to disturb the sleep of the 14 Soldier Field heroes rested remains to be seen, but they gave Schmidt food for thought. While the team will have three Lions in the green shirt, and a handful of players with significant worldwide experience, there are also three players who will wear the shirt for the first time at test level, and five waiting to do so off the bench. Read More »

Blue Jays 'making push' to sign slugger Kendrys Morales, report says

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Morales's 2016 season was a step back, although he finished the year with a sizzling September in which he hit.321/.370/.587 with eight homers and 30 RBIs. Jose Bautista's free agency is heating up - and it's only just begun. Morales should slot right into Encarnacion's old role as the club's DH. Considering the deal carries with it a $11M per year tag, it is very reasonable for a player of his caliber. Read More »

United States election: Clinton narrowly leads Trump in Sunday's poll

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Clinton is focused on shoring up states that Democratic strategists have long assumed would be in her column, including Pennsylvania and MI, where polls have recently shown Trump gaining ground. Clinton appears to be entering Election Day as a solid if not overwhelming favourite. A final NBC/WSJ poll showed the Democratic White House hopeful with a four-point lead ahead of her Republican counterpart Donald Trump, at 44 to 40 percent in a four-way national survey out Sunday. Read More »

United deny reports of broken toe for Smalling

The club have not issued a statement surround Smalling's fitness but a club representative denied the story to Reuters on Friday without elaborating. To compete you have to go to the limit. Smalling has played 11 times for United this season but has missed their past four games. More than me, it is Man United. Read More »

Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers

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This is a city that's.throughout sports history.has been through a lot. "'The Fumble, ' 'The Drive, ' Jordan over Ehlo, a whole lot more". But I still believe in America, and I always will. Kasich rebuked the President-elect by casting his ballot for Arizona Sen. Democrat-friendly Washington , D.C., voted 93 per cent for Trump's opponent, capping a campaign where he was discussed with particular derision, scorn and suspicion by those who occupy the capital's halls of power - including members ... Read More »

Los Angeles Dodgers "Exploring" Trade Of Howie Kendrick

There are many moving pieces on their roster heading into the offseason and Rosenthal thinks that Kendrick could be the one not on their roster come next spring, as he had grown "frustrated with his role last season". Klentak, the Phillies' general manager, is familiar with Kendrick during their time together with the Los Angeles Angels. On the season, he slashed.255/.326/.366; it was the lowest batting average and slugging percentage of his career, and worst on-base percentage since 2012. Read More »

Steph Curry knocks down seven 3-pointers in Warriors' win

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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic looked as if he shoved the two-time MVP right as he released the ball from his fingertips. Curry roared from his back as he lay on the court and then completed the four-point play to give the Warriors (7-2) an 81-56 lead. Read More »

Jrue Holiday Nearing Season Debut

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After missing the first nine games of the season to care for his wife, New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday will reportedly return to the court imminently. "We respect his decision and whatever it is that he's doing". According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical , guard Jrue Holiday's return to the team is imminent, and he's planning to make his season debut some time next week. Read More »

UFC 205: Kelvin Gastelum Misses Weight...Again

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With the fight canceled, Cerrone has verbally agreed to face Matt Brown at UFC 206 on December 10 in Toronto. Join us here at MMANews.com on 12/10 for live round-by-round results coverage of the UFC 206 pay-per-view. In his last fight, he got stopped by Jake Ellenberger at UFC 201 in July. Alves forfeits 20 percent of his fight purse ($12,000) to Miller for missing weight. Read More »

Jets' Fitzpatrick has sprained knee, status uncertain

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That's not me. It's not my character. "And I am going to do everything I can from now until then to make sure that happens". "I mean, it's a knee sprain", Fitzpatrick said. "That's how I view him from a leadership standpoint". After signing a long-term contract extension in the offseason, Wilkerson hasn't lived up to it so far this season. Read More »

LEADING OFF: Trailing 2-1, Cubs face Kluber on short rest

Indians: Kluber (3-1, 0.74 ERA) will be working on three days' rest after pitching the Indians to a 6-0 win in Game 1 . "That was an agonizing game but our guys found a way to win". Cubs' batters are 4 for 30 with runners is scoring position this World Series. That's not good for the team that led Major League Baseball in taking free passes. Read More »

James Graham and Gareth Widdop could return for England against Australia

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Bennett, who won a record seven NRL titles in his homeland, sneered: "I'll tell you about promoting rugby league". I do not think the difference is huge - we need to get better at the small moments in the game, the finishing off. "I see lots of guys doing interviews and they're just wasting your time and your space, not making any sense". England lost to New Zealand by a point in the opening game and then played badly against Scotland, despite winning 38-12. Read More »

Costa with Chelsea to assess injury

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The 28-year-old striker was consequently unable to train with the rest of his Spanish teammates on Tuesday and Wednesday. It's true that the rehabilitation hasn't been as positive as we expected, but we hope that tomorrow morning [Thursday] he will have a different feelings in the training session to give the step up ahead of Saturday's game. Read More »

Meeting with England highlights decline of Scottish soccer

Towards the end of last season he said playing in a deeper role was the best way to prolong his time among the elite and, after a man-of-the-match showing in the FA Cup final against Crystal Palace, Hodgson deployed him in midfield for the first time in England colours against Russian Federation in their Euro 2016 opener. Read More »

Real Madrid hoping to host blockbuster Conor McGregor fight

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But as the card contains a certain notorious fighter going by the name of Conor McGregor, you can multiply the hype and demand for the fight times ten. Alvarez is one of them, as he questions the Irishman's will and heart, especially when put in tight situations. McGregor avenged that defeat in August with a majority-decision victory in his rematch with Diaz but Alvarez has seen a chink in the 28-year-old's armour and he intends to exploit it in NY in just over two weeks. Read More »