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  • Jimmy Butler Practices With Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler Practices With Timberwolves

A deal that would've shipped him to the Heat almost came to fruition over the weekend, but those talks fell apart despite the Heat's efforts to build a package around young players and draft picks. "It could be, it could be", Butler said. We can not let Jimmy Butler talk fans and young basketball players into thinking that being "overly emo...

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  • Astros and Red Sox will square off in the 2018 ALCS
Astros and Red Sox will square off in the 2018 ALCS

Red Sox righthander Rick Porcello , who started on the mound for Boston, responded to Sabathia's criticism. He came around to score on an RBI single by Eduardo Nunez, who was also back in the lineup after sitting out the Red Sox's 16-run barrage in Game 3.

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  • Kuldeep spins India to record win against Windies
Kuldeep spins India to record win against Windies

Apart from the record-breaking knock by skipper Virat Kohli , the highlight of the match was Prithvi Shaw who registered a century in his debut Test and was deservedly awarded the Man of the Match award. The only cause of concern for the Indian team management is Rahane, who last scored a hundred against Sri Lanka in August 2017. Ashwin then...

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  • How Sharps Are Betting Red Sox-Yankees Game 4
How Sharps Are Betting Red Sox-Yankees Game 4

Martinez and the 108-win Red Sox reached the AL Championship Series for the first time since 2013. In this four-game series, they hit just four, with three of those coming in their Game 2 victory. In the 2004 ALCS, the Red Sox became the first big league team to overcome 3-0 post-season deficit, winning the final two games on the road and g...

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  • Gausman likely Game 3 starter for Braves; Buehler for LA
Gausman likely Game 3 starter for Braves; Buehler for LA

He also struck out almost six batters per walk. "He was in control". Roberts said it was done to give both Ryu and Kershaw five days of rest between starts. The only other major league team to open a postseason series with back-to-back shutouts was the 1921 New York Giants. Yeah, we all know about Kershaw's postseason reputation and occasiona...

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  • Robertson: Title race not just between Liverpool and City
Robertson: Title race not just between Liverpool and City

In fact, I am still not sure they will make it into the top four. "We've had a great start to the season and we want to keep it going". Mahrez has now failed to score five of his last eight Premier League penalties, while Jesus has missed two of his last three for City.

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  • Nathan Eovaldi gets the call for Game 3
Nathan Eovaldi gets the call for Game 3

The Yankees will have to quickly turn the page and truthfully have to hope they are on the other side of a laugher in Game 4, because Boone's ability to spin a game out of control is enough to make fans cry. Gleyber Torres finished 1-for-3 with a walk and a run. Ortiz went 6-for-12 in the first three games of the ALCS, but his Red Sox lost a...

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  • Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or
Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or

Ronaldo looked a certainty for his third straight Ballon d'Or after leading Real Madrid to their unprecedented threepeat in the continent's prime club competition, where he was yet again the top scorer. Modric's global team-mates Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Rakitic are also on the shortlist, as are Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane...

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  • Fabregas commits future to Chelsea and reveals he wants a new contract
Fabregas commits future to Chelsea and reveals he wants a new contract

He was given the nod ahead of Mateo Kovacic to start Sunday's game and more than justified Sarri's decision. Barkley looks a new man under Sarri , and the England worldwide celebrated his recall to the national team with a stellar performance on Sunday.

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  • English Premier League Report, Liverpool v Manchester City, 7 October
English Premier League Report, Liverpool v Manchester City, 7 October

There will be world-class players all over the pitch, it's a game that you can't miss. City were beaten 3-0 in that Champions League quarter-final first leg after conceding three times in the space of 19 minutes in the first half. Almost half of all City's defeats last season came against Klopp's team, including both legs of their Champions Lea...

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  • Hamilton storms to 80th pole in Japan, Vettel eighth
Hamilton storms to 80th pole in Japan, Vettel eighth

The Mercedes driver won the race amidst high octane action, which included a clash between Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen of Red Bull . "Austin is generally a good track for us and I can't wait to unleash this beast there", said Hamilton after leading every lap at Suzuka for his 71st career win.

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  • Three things we learned: Liverpool v
Three things we learned: Liverpool v

With Sergio Aguero having already been substituted , Gabriel Jesus had wanted to take the spot kick but Mahrez waved him off. However, the result could have been a lot different had Riyad Mahrez not blazed a late penalty over the bar for the visitors, with Neville discussing whether the Algeria forward was the right player to take the spot...

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  • Manchester United 3 Newcastle United 2: Sanchez completes stunning turnaround
Manchester United 3 Newcastle United 2: Sanchez completes stunning turnaround

It was a day where he could be happy with his substitutions though with Mata getting the first and Sanchez getting the victor whilst the decision to move Paul Pogba deeper certainly worked as the Frenchman ran the game in the second half.

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  • Why Man City want to be more like Liverpool - Pep Guardiola
Why Man City want to be more like Liverpool - Pep Guardiola

In the first Champions League game we made a good performance except at the end of the first half. "It's football", Guardiola said. "It's very tough, probably the toughest away game of the season in the Premier League ", the Germany global told ESPN FC .

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  • Prithvi Shaw youngest Indian to crack hundred on debut
Prithvi Shaw youngest Indian to crack hundred on debut

Agarwal and Shaw have been prolific with the bat for India A, and the former was all praises for young Prithvi. At the Day 1, Prithvi Shaw hit maiden century. Rahul was gone for a golden duck when Caribbean pacer Shannon Gabriel trapped the Indian opener in front of the wickets. Shaw reached his hundred off just 99 deliveries in the second s...

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  • Virat Kohli eyes 24th Test ton
Virat Kohli eyes 24th Test ton

This will be Windies' first Test in India for the first time since 2013, when Sachin Tendulkar had bid farewell from worldwide cricket. It all started with a lovely back-foot punch towards the cover-point region that helped the 18-year-old accumulate three runs.

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  • Red Sox claim more titles, beat Yankees in regular-season finale
Red Sox claim more titles, beat Yankees in regular-season finale

The Yankees' 265th homer moved them ahead of the 1997 Seattle Mariners , whom NY had tied with four homers on Friday. The New York Yankees have accomplished the feat three times, while the Red Sox and the Cincinnati Reds have done so twice.

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  • Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central
Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central

Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field . They had the higher expectations coming into the season and have the much higher payroll. Buehler tossed one-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy launched two-run homers to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 in a tiebreaker on Mond...

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  • Messi lights up Wembley as Barça sink Spurs
Messi lights up Wembley as Barça sink Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino certainly called it when, the day before his side met Barcelona at Wembley , the Tottenham manager admitted he could not find a solution for dealing with Lionel Messi and that he just told his players to relish the experience of facing against arguably football's greatest-ever player.

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