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Cubs Fans Rejoice With World Series Championship

The Cubs attracted the most bets in Nevada throughout the year and in the World Series . I can't say I am going to miss you shouting "FIXED" at the television like a broken record, but a Cubs season somehow wouldn't be complete without it.

Federation Internationale de Football Association threatens action over poppies and Wembley minute's silence for the fallen

Both teams now face the possibility of a fine, or even a World Cup points deduction. The Australia, England , South Africa and New Zealand rugby teams wore poppies on their jerseys for games played on the November 11 weekend to mark the occasion.

Steven Gerrard takes first step towards management after talks with MK Dons

Gerrard and the League One club have been in contact and discussed the possibility of his taking over as MK Dons' new boss, according to the BBC . The Liverpool legend has recently confirmed that he has ended his less than successful spell with M...

First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains

The very mild weather will continue Friday , until the storm system comes through to drop temperatures in the afternoon. Temperatures are expected to reach 68 degrees Thursday and remain in the 60s throughout Friday before plummeting to 34 deg...

Klinsmann questioned as US slumps to 0-2 start in qualifying

But the team is looking to put that history behind them. 'History is just that, it's history, ' captain Michael Bradley said. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP ) - Standing on a sideline at Estadio Nacional, where a running track and 20-30 yards separate t...

Elliott scores twice late, Cowboys top Steelers 35-30

Elliott is a standout candidate for Offensive Rookie of the Year, and is still hopeful of breaking Dickerson's rookie rushing record, which stands at 1,808 yards. Roethlisberger threw for 400 yards, 3 touchdowns, no interceptions; the team still lost...

Serge Ibaka makes game-winner in first game against Oklahoma City Thunder

Westbrook has three triple-doubles this season, best in the National Basketball Association. The victory broke the Magic's three-game losing streak and improved their record to 4-6. "It shows that people still love me, and I respect that and apprec...

DeRozan scores 34, Raptors come back to beat Hornets 113-111

Walker provided 40 points (12-19 FG, 7-12 3Pt, 9-11 FT), 10 rebounds and six assists across 35 minutes in Friday's 113-111 loss to the Raptors . The teams completed a home-and-home after the Pacers won 122-115 in overtime in IN on Wednesday night ...

Jalen Hurts sets Alabama record in victory over Mississippi State

Alabama's flawless record has catapulted them to the top of the polls and are the #1 team in the country and will be battling an unranked, hungry Bulldog team. A week earlier, MSU allowed 627 yards (159 rushing, 468 passing) to Samford. "I'm glad w...

Conor McGregor: 'Maybe Donald Trump won't be so bad'

McGregor , boffo at the box office, earned his headline shot at a slice of UFC history once mixed martial arts and NY ended a two-decade fight and legalized the sport. "I've been working on my wrestling tremendously", Thompson said. Through all tho...

Live Election Day map shows voting issues across the US

Meanwhile, a New Hampshire judge ordered the city of Dover to extend polling hours to 8 p.m. after Granite State Democrats took issue with an email sent to residents incorrectly claiming the polls were open an extra hour. The Columbus County Board of...

Francisco Lindor wins first career Gold Glove

Panik missed 40 games but finished with 16 Defensive Runs Saved , compared to three for LeMahieu. Marte's 17 outfield assists led the Major Leagues. They set a National League record when they played 17 errorless games from August 15 to September 2....

Forget about the Steelers; Ravens turn focus toward Browns

Other notable nominees include Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, a Salisbury University graduate, New England Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona, a Naval Academy alumnus, and Oakland Raiders long snapper Jon Condo, who attended Maryland.

Messi Tunnel Spat Caused By Alleged 'Asshole' Arteta Comment

According to La Sexta , the Barcelona forward was waiting for the referee in the tunnel to express his disappointment when Manchester City assistant Arteta emerged before both were involved in an exchange of words. Manchester City midfielder Fernand...

Lloyd Williams to continue Cup quest

The race is Australia's richest, drawing a field of talent from home and overseas to compete for the A$3.6m (£2.25m) prize. The last moments of the two mile (3,200 meter) race ratcheted up the tension as Almandin and Heartbreak City engaged in ...

Hazard is now a striker thanks to Conte

They play unbelievable football with a great philosophy, but I think we did an intelligent game and waited for the exact moment to kill the game. Since being dispatched 3-0 by Arsenal and switching to a back three, Chelsea have taken maximum poin...

Chiefs announce Nick Foles will start Week 9

Smith's status has remained a question mark since Sunday's victory over the Indianapolis Colts, when he was ruled out with a concussion after hitting his head on the turf twice. "I feel pretty good that he's got a grasp of the offense", Reid said. ...

Wenger on Ludogorets win: We stuck to our game

A stepover and shimmy later, and Gibbs is on the floor, Cafu gets to the byline, puts a low cross into the box, and with Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny sleeping, Claudiu Keseru nips in front of them and flicks the ball past Ospina from a just...

Masochistic trainer likes draw for Breeders' Cup Sprint

Limato was a £41,000 yearling acquisition at Goffs UK Sales, 2013. In her first start in more than a year, Lady Eli suffered her first loss but prevailed in every other sense when she fell just three quarters of a length short of winning the Woodfo...

Ohio State vs. Penn State Prediction, Game Preview

But players say they can't think much about that right now. "I called it - the last two times, wish they saved the white outs for other games, but I guess they used it for our game". "We don't need to tell them that". "I don't think they changed at...

Manchester United must create history to win title after Liverpool draw

Klopp' side were restricted by Mourinho's side who put up a good defensive set up and discipline. "We wanted to win and we only got a point so we were not 100 per cent successful". "They were very cautious". Manchester United will have history on...

Everton vs. West Ham live stream: Watch Premier League

Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley struck in the second half as Everton beat West Ham 2-0 at home to win for the first time in five Premier League games. The Belgium striker has a goal a game in appearances for Everton against West Ham - a run that...

Peter Schmeichel hails Tom Heaton after Manchester United goalkeeping masterclass

The club now sit eighth in the Premier League table, eight points from the top spot, and have it all to do if they want to stay a part of the title race. " It's not happening for them at the moment or Ibrahimovic, who is a good finisher ". Rashford...

Divorcing Couple Go to Court Over Cubs Series Tickets

Now the series shifts to Wrigley Field in Chicago for Games 3, 4 and 5. Game 5 of the World Series has now assumed the mantle as the most expensive sporting event ever - the average ticket listing is $6,548. "Carlos has been terrific about it", F...

Packers vs. Falcons, Week 8

Davante Adams had his breakout game catching 13 passes for 132 yards and a pair of touchdowns. They have lost two straight games following a four-game winning streak and the whispers about another second-half collapse are growing louder. The post Ar...

UH releases its pitch to join the Big 12 conference

The chancellors and presidents of the Big 12 Conference reached a decision Monday in Dallas regarding expansion of their 10-team league. It should apologize to the leaders at BYU, Houston and Cincinnati for dangling a coveted Power 5 golden ticket ...

Browns lose game, another QB in 31-17 defeat at Bengals

The Bengals tight end will be limited in his 2016 season debut, but should give the team a huge boost especially in the red zone. Up next is the franchise's first trip to London to play Washington. Green, but the smart money is on "no". Offensive c...

No. 17 Arkansas, No. 21 Auburn meet again after 4-OT battle

They will aim for similar balance against a better defense invading Auburn, Ala . for Saturday's 5 p.m. ESPN televised SEC West game against the nationally 21st Auburn Tigers (4-2, 2-1). 15, 2016, in Fayetteville, Ark. Evidently, the Razorback coac...

You're No. 1: Sixers fan ejected for giving Russell Westbrook the bird

He'll need some help from some of the Sixers other youngsters. Embiid candidly spoke about his last two injury-riddled years, revealing that he was close to quitting basketball last October. Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid, who is finall...

Guardiola reveals first Man City concerns after four games without a win

His Belgium and City teammate Kevin De Bruyne told reporters that Kompany was available for the game against Barca but said City boss Pep Guardiola chose to leave him out of his 18-man squad. "I like him. But we've tried to take care of him". Kevin...

Bob Bradley makes Premier League coaching debut for Swansea vs

The sending off made it a nervous ending for Arsenal after Mesut Ozil had seemingly secured the points by making it 3-1 with a thumping left-footed volley after being picked out by the far post by Alexis Sanchez. Fortunately for Xhaka, it didn't co...

'Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns - 10/23/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

Bengals lead series, 46-39, and have won the past three meetings. Trying to join Brandon Weeden as only Browns rookies to throw for 300 yards in back-to-back games. The only noteworthy events for the Bengals on defense came by way of a trio of...

India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets in 3rd ODI

Imperious Virat Kohli celebrated India's superb weekend by scoring his 26th ODI hundred during the third match of the New Zealand series on Sunday at Mohali . Ross Taylor was back among the runs with a breezy 44, but his dismissal by Mishra tr...

Zenit St Petersburg another proposition altogether for Dundalk

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny is proud of his team's efforts. Hard-working physios and a couple of days of rest and recovery helped minimise the injury damage to Dundalk going into the game, with skipper Stephen O'Donnell the only full absentee -...

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'No specific plan to stop Paul Pogba'

However, it is unlikely that should the FA decide to charge Mourinho he would be absent from the touchline when United take on City in the League Cup at Old Trafford on Wednesday given the manager would be allowed time to respond. "When I play (ed)...

Raiders owner takes next step in plan to move Raiders to Vegas

The total cost is expected to be around $2 billion, with private money filling in the gap. ESPN tweeted that Davis will file for relocation to Las Vegas in January. "We don't think we've lost viewers", he said, according to the Washington Post's ...

Bayern ease past PSV to rediscover winning form

It was something of a damp squib at the Olimp 2 Stadion as last year's finalists Atletico Madrid were frustrated by Russian side FC Rostov . PSV lost after a 21-match unbeaten run away from home in all competitions. The improving Dutch came closer t...

Indians' Bauer cuts finger fixing drone, won't start Game 2

But, beating a pitcher you match up well with is fundamental to winning in the postseason. After getting two quick outs on an attempted bunt turned groundout to the pitcher's mound and a pop out to shortstop, Kluber had Encarnacion in the hole at 0...

Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans beat winless Browns 28-26

In the moment it seemed like the two-point attempt came too early, as an extra point would have cut the deficit to eight points, while the failed conversion left the Browns behind by nine - or two scores. Quarterback Marcus Mariota finished with 284 ...

Leaving in Blanton backfires for Roberts in opening loss

The Dodgers went to Kershaw before setting their NLCS rotation and, after a very brief conversation, knew he was good to go Sunday. In the bottom of the frame, with the Dodgers and Cubs knotted 3-3, Los Angeles' right-hander Joe Blanton surrend...

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Patriots close to Michael Bennett trade with Eagles

Not long after Michael Bennett said he wanted a pay raise from the Philadelphia Eagles , the Eagles were shipping him off. - According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Philadelp...

Conflicting reports of Bills-Steelers trade for Antonio Brown

Brown quickly called the report "fake news" via a comment on Instagram. Reports earlier in the week indicated that the Steelers anticipated a deal being done by Friday. Enter...

Kepa redeems himself as Chelsea seal crucial second victory on the bounce

The shot stopper disrespected the team following his refusal to be substituted in his side's EFL Cup defeat to Man City at Wembley Stadium. A hard few months at Stamford Bridg...

LeBron James writes thank you message to Michael Jordan on shoes

Sitting courtside with his family including his son, 2 Chainz was ecstatic to watch the magic happen but it's what he did afterward that's got people talking. "For a kid from Akr...

Watford don't expect Rodgers to ring Leicester changes

Supporters were unsure what the departure would do to their league and Scottish Cup campaigns, but Oliver Burke has claimed that he felt no disappointment in Rodgers' exit. Rodgers...

Donald Trump Treats North Dakota State Football To Fast Food Feast

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met the FCS Football Champions, the North Dakota State Bison, Monday afternoon in Washington D.C. To add further insult, accor...

Murray believed 'almost universally' to be first pick

The 6-foot-3, 231-pound passer completed 70 percent of his throws for 4,831 yards, 50 touchdowns and eight interceptions during his sophomore campaign at Ohio State, his first and ...

Arsenal vs. AFC Bournemouth - Football Match Report

They should have taken the lead inside five minutes when Nathan Redmond beat the offside trap and cut inside, but his shot was well-blocked by Bernd Leno . Henrikh Mkhitaryan has...

Blue Jackets acquire goalie Keith Kinkaid from Devils

Defenceman Cody Ceci, who has been rumoured to be on the move as well before Monday's trade deadline, agrees. Columbus will need someone to help Artemi Panarin and the Blue Ja...

Petra Kvitova battles into second Dubai final

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Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

The 77-year-old Kraft denied any wrongdoing. If he lives outside the county, Kraft would receive a warrant for his arrest . Jupiter police said a warrant will be issued and his at...

Klopp showers praise on Henderson after Bayern draw

Klopp showers praise on Henderson after Bayern draw

Despite the tactical display from Niko Kovac and his Bayern Munich team, Ferdinand still believes Liverpool have enough to progress through to the next round of the Champions ...

Tyson Fury inks ESPN deal reportedly worth more than $100m

Tyson Fury inks ESPN deal reportedly worth more than $100m

Fury believes the deal makes a rematch with Deontay Wilder "more makeable". Former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Lennox Lewis has been in the news in the sport of ...

18 cars taken out in major wreck at Daytona 500

18 cars taken out in major wreck at Daytona 500

With 10 laps to go in the race, 18 cars were involved in a massive wreck that caused a pileup and left multiple cars destroyed near the infield. Gibbs, Joe Gibbs' eldest son wh...

Paul George, Team Giannis come up short after Team LeBron rally

Paul George, Team Giannis come up short after Team LeBron rally

Kevin Durant won the MVP honors for this All-Star Game over an also very deserving candidate in the Milwaukee Bucks superstar athletic forward Giannis Antetokounmpo . The t...