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Cubs' Hendricks to start Game 1 of NLDS against Nationals
- October 06, 2017

CT on Friday and Game 2 will begin at 4:30 p.m. CT on Saturday. But less than two months after the season ended, he signed with the Cubs - the team that had just shed its lovable loser tag by winning its first World Series title since 1908. (more...)
Robert Lewandowski becomes Poland's all-time leading scorer Robert Lewandowski becomes Poland's all-time leading scorer
- October 06, 2017

Montenegro is third, six points behind. The goals took Lewandowski's tally during the World Cup qualifying campaign to 14, level with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo for the most in Europe. This is the goal that officially broke the record for Lewandowski , and it was appropriately dumb. Lewandowski completed his hat-trick in the 64th minute, before Rafal Wolski added the final nail in the coffin one minute before time. (more...)
The nation's flag, anthem and football players The nation's flag, anthem and football players
- October 06, 2017

But what fans have proved is their love is for the player, not the person. The team's Twitter account shared a video clip of the players on their knees. Then enter Pittsburg Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who condemned the one member of his team-a decorated Army veteran-who exercised his right to free speech by standing up with his hand over his heart to honor the flag. (more...)
Indians ready to face Aaron Judge and the Yankees in ALDS
- October 06, 2017

Last October was a rare instance where the team with the best record in baseball won the World Series, which is something to keep in mind before laying the favorite. Corey Kluber is a Cy Young Award candidate and Francisco Lindor is an MVP candidate as well. Ervin Santana starts for the Twins. For New York, they are going to have to ride the same wave that they rode on Tuesday and for the entire regular season. (more...)
Alabama Preview, Players to Watch, and Predictions
- October 05, 2017

His career game against the Rebels earned him SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors. Most predictions had the Aggies either 4-1 or 5-0 coming into this weekend's game with No. The degree of difficulty jumps up this week against the Crimson Tide's fearsome front seven - even without defensive lineman Da'Shawn Hand, who is out because of an MCL injury suffered last week. (more...)
Mourinho: I'm a 'better coach' at United than anywhere else Mourinho: I'm a 'better coach' at United than anywhere else
- October 05, 2017

Man United continued their winning ways with a 4-0 demolition of bottom club Crystal Palace , before Man City edged out defending champions Chelsea 1-0 in the later game. Struggle and their position atop the league becomes far more questionable. Before the November worldwide break, Man United will play against Benfica once more before visiting Chelsea's Stamford Bridge . (more...)
England vs Slovenia Preview on LionsBet England vs Slovenia Preview on LionsBet
- October 05, 2017

Despite a victory on Thursday night guaranteeing a spot at next summers' Cup Final, the England boss has a few dilemmas on his hands. Asked if he wanted to play overseas, Kane said during an England press conference: "I would never say no or yes". (more...)
Who is Pooja Kadian and what is Wushu? Who is Pooja Kadian and what is Wushu?
- October 05, 2017

Pooja won the medal by defeating Evgeniya Stepanova in the final yesterday. It is the third gold medal for Vietnam in the combat event, so far, and all are in the men's pool. She is a known name in the world of Wushu. Yousef Sabri overpowered a contestant from Macau in the men's minus 75-kilogram class of the Sanda section, and was awarded the gold medal. (more...)
Preview: Padres at Dodgers Preview: Padres at Dodgers
- October 05, 2017

The Dodgers (100-57) have their first 100-win season since they went 102-60 in 1974. The Diamondbacks' opponent has not been determined yet. Logan Forsythe and Austin Barnes each homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres , 9-3, to earn their 100 victory of the season on Monday night at Dodger Stadium. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings add RB Stevan Ridley after Dalvin Cook injury Minnesota Vikings add RB Stevan Ridley after Dalvin Cook injury
- October 05, 2017

The 28-year-old was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2011 and enjoyed his best season in 2012, when he had 290 carries for 1,263 yards and 12 touchdowns. Ridley is a former 1,000 yard running back in the National Football League, and has played in some huge games. The addition of Ridley will help Latavius Murray , who is expected to receive the bulk of Cook's workload, and Jerick McKinnon balance the run game. (more...)
Arsenal ace Alexandre Lacazette: I'm a striker thanks to Mum! Arsenal ace Alexandre Lacazette: I'm a striker thanks to Mum!
- October 05, 2017

I used to cry at the slightest negative thing. Last term he managed 37 in 45 matches in all competitions for Lyon, though he has admitted that it will be a struggle to match that number in his debut season in England . "His approach makes me want to play alongside him - hopefully for many years". "The main difference in the Premier League is that game is a lot more physical". (more...)
Yankees pull wild card win and advance to the ALDS Yankees pull wild card win and advance to the ALDS
- October 05, 2017

David Robertson and Chad Green (perhaps the team's best reliever) probably won't pitch in game 1 on account of their work in the Wild Card game, but Aroldis Chapman , Dellin Betances and Tommy Kahnle can give the Yankees quality in their innings, as long as it's not another game of their starting pitcher lasting just one inning. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo: Red Bull must start 2018 stronger Daniel Ricciardo: Red Bull must start 2018 stronger
- October 05, 2017

The Aussie, though, is being tipped to join his old team-mate Sebastian Vettel in 2019 with Kimi Raikkonen making way but, irrespective of the rumours, Red Bull are already planning for the future given Ricciardo's contract situation. "We have to be close ", he said on whether the RB13 was the leading chassis. Few will need reminding that Hamilton has won the US Grand Prix, a race yet to come, five times in the past six years and ended 2016 with four wins in a row. (more...)
Syria draws with Australia to stay in World Cup contention Syria draws with Australia to stay in World Cup contention
- October 05, 2017

Ange Postecoglou's men appeared to be on course for a 1-0 win thanks to Robbie Kruse's first-half goal, but Al Soma converted from the spot to ensure Syria go into the second leg with every chance of progressing to a play-off with a CONCACAF nation. (more...)
Brazil's Olympic Committee President Arrested For Corruption Brazil's Olympic Committee President Arrested For Corruption
- October 05, 2017

According to the Federal Prosecutors' office Nuzman and Gryner were intermediaries in a vote-buying scheme to have the city of Rio de Janeiro named as the host of the 2016 Olympic Games. Included in those hidden assets by Nuzman were a reported 16 kilograms of gold in a safe in Switzerland. Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman arrested in Leblon. (more...)
UFC 216: 5 keys to victory for Kevin Lee UFC 216: 5 keys to victory for Kevin Lee
- October 05, 2017

On top of that he has the power, chin and drive rarely seen in other fighters of his size. Ferguson, who is on a nine-fight win streak dating to October 2013, is the No. Anything else, with as far as him trying to fight Nate and everything else, that's the b--s-- rankings and everything else that the UFC stands for just [going] out the window, man. (more...)
Boston Red Sox: Predicting the entire 2017 MLB Postseason Boston Red Sox: Predicting the entire 2017 MLB Postseason
- October 05, 2017

The Dodgers were the hottest team until hitting a slump in late August. Indians manager Terry Francona didn't mention outfielder Michael Brantley by name when he said he and the team's brain trust have some exceedingly tough decisions to make about the American League Central Division champion's 25-man roster for the start of the 2017 playoffs. (more...)
Judge-ment day: Indians set to meet slugger, Yankees in ALDS Judge-ment day: Indians set to meet slugger, Yankees in ALDS
- October 05, 2017

The Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers are listed as the favorites at 10-to-3 odds, according to the website. Brett Gardner managed two hits, a homer and three runs in the Wild Card Game , while Aaron Judge's charmed season continued in that one with two hits, a homer, two RBI and three runs. (more...)
Wales Can Cope Without Real Madrid Star Gareth Bale Says Chris Coleman Wales Can Cope Without Real Madrid Star Gareth Bale Says Chris Coleman
- October 05, 2017

He's been a concern for both country and Real Madrid after he picked up a calf injury against Dortmund in the Champions League. Since having arrived in the Spanish capital in 2013, Bale has now missed one in every three fixtures in which Real have featured. (more...)
Michael Owen: The big difference Jose Mourinho has made at Man United Michael Owen: The big difference Jose Mourinho has made at Man United
- October 05, 2017

Reports of fall outs with the likes of Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa at Chelsea and with Cristiano Ronaldo and Iker Casillas at Real Madrid most probably hastened his exits at those clubs, but as yet his United tenure as gone well with the club back in the Champions League due to last season's triumph in Europe. (more...)
Penguins Raise Fifth Stanley Cup Championship Banner Penguins Raise Fifth Stanley Cup Championship Banner
- October 05, 2017

All of those memories likely will flood back when the Penguins celebrate that title and open their 2017-18 season at 8 p.m. today in a match against St. There was a video recapping their championship season, player and staff introductions, and, of course, the Stanley Cup itself made an appearance. The rest of the National Hockey League will be very hesitant to let it happen and will put their best play forward but the Penguins are up for the challenge. (more...)
Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting
- October 05, 2017

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We haven't played together still in like four years", Wade said. "I can't speak to laws or changes", he said. The Hawks (1-1) got 18 points from point guard Dennis Schroeder, 15 points and eight rebounds from small forward Taurean Prince and 13 points from center Dewayne Dedmon. (more...)
Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role
- October 05, 2017

The Cavs are making Love their starting center this season and he began the game with 3-pointers for Cleveland's first two baskets. "That's without LeBron and (point guard) Isaiah (Thomas ) on the floor", Lue said. After acquiring superstar Kevin Durant, the Warriors went on to dethrone the Cavs in the Finals past year. Crowder, acquired this summer in the Kyrie Irving trade, is a strong defender. (more...)
Raheem Sterling scores belter past Joe Hart in England training Raheem Sterling scores belter past Joe Hart in England training
- October 05, 2017

The 21-year-old was recently given a one match worldwide ban for making a middle finger gesture towards England team-mate Kyle Walker during the Three Lions recent World Cup qualifier against Slovakia . Gareth Southgate is not one of those managers. Liverpool duo Jordan Henderson and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will both start England's penultimate World Cup qualifier against Slovenia this evening. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Has Street Named After Him in Portugal Jose Mourinho Has Street Named After Him in Portugal
- October 05, 2017

With only one FA Cup win and Champions League qualification being achieved once in three years, the owners turned to who many expected would replace Ferguson in the first place, former Premier League and Champions League victor, José Mourinho . (more...)