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Yanks, Indians set for Game 1 with aces in hole

Yanks, Indians set for Game 1 with aces in hole Less than 24 hours after the conclusion of the Major League Baseball regular season, there is no clear favorite to win the 2017 World Series. The behemoth of a man, Judge, ultimately amassed an incredible, MVP-caliber season. "He's good for Major League Baseball", Francona said of Judge. It should be a terrific series, with a slight edge to the Astros. "When the Indians finally win another wor... [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate backs Raheem Sterling to win over England fans

Gareth Southgate backs Raheem Sterling to win over England fans Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the man who will lead out England for the game as he has taken over the armband following Wayne Rooney's decision to retire from global football in August. He is in a good place with his club, he is working with a good coach there and we have huge belief in him as well". Sitting five points clear of second place Slovakia , Gareth Southgate's men are still to... [Full Article...]

Wales Can Cope Without Real Madrid Star Gareth Bale Says Chris Coleman

Wales Can Cope Without Real Madrid Star Gareth Bale Says Chris Coleman Wales are now in second place in Group D, four points behind leaders Serbia and one point above the Republic. The 28-year-old was left out of Real Madrid's 2-0 La Liga win over Espanyol last Sunday with a calf problem, although head coach Zinedine Zidane insisted there was no major concern about his fitness . [Full Article...]

Penguins Raise Fifth Stanley Cup Championship Banner

Penguins Raise Fifth Stanley Cup Championship Banner 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... [Full Article...]

Centre of attention - Cavs makes Kevin Love change

The 40-year-old coach declined to comment on the issue of gun control, saying (via the AP), "I'm not really a political guy who says what you should do". In NBA.com's annual survey of league general managers, 50 percent of the respondents predicted James would win his fifth MVP award. Apparently, the meeting went well, because Shumpert seems to be happy with the Cavs as this year's preseason get... [Full Article...]

Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in at Las Vegas tragedy

Center Tristan Thompson , who started 78 games for the Cavs last season, will now come off the bench, according to multiple reports. Then, over the summer, Shumpert's name was mentioned in several trade rumors, which only served to add to his confusion. [Full Article...]

Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting

Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting 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. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role

As for James, he took part in the team's shootaround earlier in the day and worked out before the game, with Lue saying the four-time league MVP was feeling much better. Tuesday night: In exhibition highlights, the Houston Rockets overcame Carmelo Anthony's 19 points in just 20 minutes and Paul George's 15, spoiling their Oklahoma City Thunder debuts with a 104-97 victory in Tulsa, Okla. [Full Article...]

HEART STEALER: Jose Mourinho gets street named after him

HEART STEALER: Jose Mourinho gets street named after him They have scored 21 times and only conceded twice, but incredibly, do not top the table due to Manchester City's slightly superior goal difference. He started in United's triumphs in the League Cup and Europa League , and it was possible after he was used in just four of the Red Devils' last 10 games of last campaign. [Full Article...]

Heyman | Max Scherzer and Jake Arrieta both targeting Game 3

Jose Quintana will pitch the first game at Wrigley Field when the two teams square off in Game 3 of the series, and Jake Arrieta , who is still dealing with a hamstring injury , is now slotted to start in Game 4 at the Friendly Confines. Nationals hit a franchise-record 215 homers - 10 players had at least 10 - and scored a club-record 819 runs. The Cubs fed off the energy provided from the h... [Full Article...]

Russian Engineers Stunned the World with an Idea about 2018 World Cup

Russian Engineers Stunned the World with an Idea about 2018 World Cup Will they just leave a huge gap behind the goals? The 2018 tournament will consist of 32 teams. World champion Germany , which needs just a draw in Northern Ireland on Thursday, leads a handful of other sides who can wrap up qualification this week. [Full Article...]

Diego Simeone reveals how Atletico Madrid sealed Diego Costa return

Diego Simeone reveals how Atletico Madrid sealed Diego Costa return By naming an English team as his most intense opponent yet suggests that Premier League sides could once again become a force in Europe this year, after being disappointing in recent seasons. Atletico Madrid were interested in re-signing the forward but with a sanction imposed upon them by Federation Internationale de Football Association which forbade them from registering new players till J... [Full Article...]

Kane takes England armband - for the time being at least

Kane takes England armband - for the time being at least I don't write this up because I think you should believe it. England , who lead Group F on 20 points, will seal a spot in the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation if they beat third-placed Slovenia at Wembley. Walking out at Wembley will be an fantastic thing for me, personally. "I want to maintain my performance over a long period of time". " I'm still trying to get my head around it, to b... [Full Article...]

Fowles, Moore push Lynx past Sparks for WNBA title

Fowles, Moore push Lynx past Sparks for WNBA title And with their win Wednesday night, the Lynx prevented the Sparks from becoming the first repeat champion since their Lisa Leslie-led teams did so in 2001 and 2002. Chelsea Gray added 15 points, Sims 14 and Ogwumike 11. They led by 12 in the third quarter, but Los Angeles pushed right back, trimming the deficit to four at the start of the fourth. [Full Article...]

I was right to leave Bayern to come here — Real Madrid star

I was right to leave Bayern to come here — Real Madrid star Bayern Munich is rumored to appoint its former coach, Jupp Heynckes , as permanent coach until the end of the season to replace Willy Sagnol who last week was appointed caretaker following the dismissal of Carlo Ancelotti . Bayern Munich are set to announce Jupp Heynckes as their interim coach, according to reports in Germany. Former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel and ex-Barcelona... [Full Article...]

Astros start Verlander in ALDS opener

They were a runaway train in the beginning, and they rolled through 20 wins in September. The Red Sox are still trying to get a read on his ability to play defense , but Nunez said his knee felt good during a simulated game on Monday. [Full Article...]

Confident, versatile New York Yankees will test Cleveland Indians

Confident, versatile New York Yankees will test Cleveland Indians Certainly, accomplished regular-season players in the past have stalled in the playoffs, and for NY fans, Judge's at-bats will be very assuring. The Wild Card game is considered its own round. That's it. Just four arms punched out 13 batters over the course of 8 2/3 innings, stopping the Twins from scoring more than one run on five hits. However, playoff baseball has sprung up many surpris... [Full Article...]

Barcelona FC protests Catalonia violence by playing match in totally empty stadium

Barcelona FC protests Catalonia violence by playing match in totally empty stadium But it was not an easy decision to play - two club vice presidents quit in protest - and then play without their fans. Centre-back Gerard Pique , one of the most outspoken players defending the referendum, called Sunday's incidents "shameful". [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson is seeking millions for his first TV interview after prison

OJ Simpson is seeking millions for his first TV interview after prison Former NFL running back O.J. Simpson was released from prison in Nevada earlier this week after almost a decade of incarceration because of an armed robbery incident in Las Vegas . And a lawyer representing Ron Goldman's family said this amount had almost doubled with interest under Californian state law, and that the family would continue to seek payment from Simpson after his release. [Full Article...]

Cam Newton: It's amusing to hear a 'female talk about routes'

Cam Newton: It's amusing to hear a 'female talk about routes' Cam Newton: "It's amusing to hear a female talk about routes ". Devin Funchess has really seemed to embrace the physicality of his routes and getting those extra yards. Panthers director of communications Steven Drummond said in a statement that he spoke with Newton and Rodrique "and I know they had a conversation where he expressed regret for using those words". [Full Article...]


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