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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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Woods shoots 70 as Moore leads Memorial after round one

Woods' finish improved his mediocre day as he birdied three of the last five holes to finish the round. The Irishman will face Germany's Marcel Siem in the last-64, with matches ...

Jose Antonio Reyes killed in vehicle crash at age of 35

A minute-long moment of silence will be observed at Saturday's Champions League Final. "He will remain forever in our hearts". "With broken hearts we announce the news of our p...

Osaka stages second Houdini act at Roland Garros

Former No.1 Azarenka broke in the seventh game after saving a match point but Osaka wrapped up matters on her next service game on third match point after 2 hours 50 minutes. No.1 ...

Drake, Raptors 'superfan,' has Warriors tattoos honoring Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant

Curry has really raised his game since Durant went out. The Warriors took care of the Portland Trailblazers in four games of the Western Conference Finals and the Raptors were ab...

Cricket World Cup's 10-nation theory

And if statistics are anything to go by, the duo are set to give England explosive starts in the tournament. 'They should understand what kind of surfaces they might get. Forme...

Serena Williams includes feminist messages in French Open outfit

But the 23-time Grand Slam champion was resurgent in the second, drawing on her reserves of power. After committing 14 unforced errors in the first set, Williams had a total of 1...

"If we lose: s*** decision" - Mauricio Pochettino's Harry Kane conundrum

Kane, 25, has taken a full part in training since last Friday and has not had any setbacks, although his manager, Mauricio Pochettino , was less committed when asked if the team's...

Valverde not to blame for Barcelona’s Copa defeat, says president Bartomeu

There have been suggestions Suarez chose to have treatment in order to be fit for the Copa America in Brazil and would not have done so had Barca reached the Champions League f...

Thompson shocked when told of All-NBA snub

Lillard is one of the best guards in the league, averaging 25.8 points and 6.9 assists for Portland this season. His backcourt teammate, Stephen Curry , was named first-team A...

Trail Blazers' Lillard confirms he has separated ribs

The Warriors won for the fourth straight game without Kevin Durant and are one more away from reaching the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year. The Trail Blazers , energize...

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Djokovic edges out Schwartzman to set up Nadal final

Djokovic edges out Schwartzman to set up Nadal final

It also marked the first time in an Open Era-record 54 meetings, and in their 142nd set against each other, that Nadal won a set against Djokovic without conceding a game - o...

Preakness victor War of Will likely to run in Belmont

Preakness victor War of Will likely to run in Belmont

Hall of Game jockey John Velazquez said after the race that it was his fault that he fell off of Bodexpress , and fortunately he was not hurt. Go back to 1951 for the last tim...

Kevin Durant Ruled Out For Remainder Of Rockets Series

Kevin Durant Ruled Out For Remainder Of Rockets Series

Durant was injured with two minutes left in the third quarter of Game 5 after an attempted jumpshot over Rockets guard Iman Shumpert and did not return to the game. This is pr...

Faldo demands lowered expectations for Woods at Bethpage

Faldo demands lowered expectations for Woods at Bethpage

Open with stress fractures to his tibia, and only two days before ACL surgery. Woods is now the favorite at 8:1. It seems a certainty that Bethpage will play soft for much of th...

Antoine Griezmann transfer: France star confirms he is leaving Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann transfer: France star confirms he is leaving Atletico Madrid

The former Real Sociedad man appeared destined to push through a move to Camp Nou during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, only to undergo a sudden change of heart as he signed a new At...