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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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Venus looking for 1st French Open title in 20th appearance

PARIS-Serena Williams , the victor of 23 Grand Slam titles, often dominates tennis' most coveted events, leaving her young challengers with scraps. "So if she says Australia...

The Lakers Narrowly Avoided Total Catastrophe At The Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers round out the top three picks. Those assumptions might be premature, however. And with a direct path to the Lakers for the UC...

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives

Rafael Nadal was satisfied with the way he played against Robin Haase , beaten 6-1 6-4 6-3. Djokovic will next face Argentina's Diego Schwartzman , who stopped Stefano Napo...

Keys ends 4-match losing skid with Paris win

Following her remarkable form everywhere else in the world she was seeded seventh for this tournament. A loose bag of unforced errors saw Konta broken, immediately break back...

James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series , the Cavaliers never trailed. The 43 points became a franchise high for most points in a quarter of a playoff game f...

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

But it all evaporated. Crowder had a solid outing in Game 4 with 18 points and eight rebounds while shooting 4-of-7 from three-point range. James called the Warriors, "the best t...

Bartra thrilled by Dortmund return after 'so much pain'

The Gabon global put Dortmund 2-1 up at Signal Iduna Park with a spectacular volley from Ousmane Dembele's chipped pass, then converted a late penalty to seal the points for Dortm...

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

The Cleveland Cavaliers pose with their trophy after winning Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics 135-102, on Thursday, May 25,...

Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

City climbed above Liverpool to third place and moved six points clear of fifth-place Arsenal , who visit Stoke City later on Saturday. There was a large element of doubt ab...

Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Washington Capitals hope to win their third straight game and get over that playoff hump by getting to the Eastern Conference Finals. "It wasn't the outcome we wanted", said ...

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Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Then Sogard went insane on Thursday, singling his first three at-bats and driving in the Brewers' first run before hitting his game-changing, two-RBI double to center in the seven...

Tottenham complete unbeaten season at home in the league

It's hard to describe", said Pochettino. "There were no injuries and one less match to play because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to pl...

Premier League Week 37 Finale: Leicester vs Tottenham

Premier League Week 37 Finale: Leicester vs Tottenham

In his time following the club Stanley will have seen his team relegated three times, promoted four times, and win the title twice, the last of those coming in 1961. Maguire has ...

Manchester United to land Oblak if De Gea leaves for Real Madrid

Manchester United to land Oblak if De Gea leaves for Real Madrid

Spanish global De Gea has been linked with a move to Real Madrid once again this summer, who are reportedly willing to offer £60million for the Man Utd keeper. United will howev...

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Tottenham "family" will stick together next season, Kane says

You know better than me it is so hard . We are building a very exciting project and there is no reason for players like Harry to leave. "On 3 July, for pre-season, I will be here, ...