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Sport Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Giants' 2-1 loss to Dodgers
Author: 0 Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Giants' 2-1 loss to Dodgers

They built their 2-1 victory on the backs of babes: 23-year-old Corey Seager doubled twice and 22-year-old Cody Bellinger twice singled him home, spoiling an otherwise Spartan seven innings from Ty Blach. Kenley Jansen struck out the side on 13 pitches in the ninth for his 26th save in 27 opportunities. The Dodgers last played in the World Series in 1988, beating the A's in five games for their sixth championship in franchise history (including the Brooklyn Dodgers' title in 1955).

Sport Ryan Harrison edges out Kyle Edmund in Atlanta Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Ryan Harrison edges out Kyle Edmund in Atlanta Open semi-finals

Gilles Muller, coming off a Wimbledon quarterfinal run and upset of Rafael Nadal, reached the ATP BB&T Open semifinals on Friday by defeating USA qualifier Tommy Paul 6-3, 6-1. Down by a break at 3-4 in the opener when a delay was caused by a spectator that needed emergency medical attention, Edmund hit the ground running after the 15-minute interlude while Sock just drifted away.

Sport Eric Dier Manchester United transfer talk dashed by Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Eric Dier Manchester United transfer talk dashed by Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Pochettino has already lost key right-back Kyle Walker to Manchester City this summer, and also had to respond to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expressing his admiration for Harry Kane . "He is an important player for us". Jose Mourinho had placed the Englishman high on his list of desired midfield options ahead of the transfer window but has proven unsuccessful in his attempts to prize him away from White Hart Lane.

Author: 0 Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move

PSG are allegedly weighing up whether or not to trigger Neymar's 222-million-euro ($261 million) release clause, which would more than double the biggest transfer fee ever paid, now the £89 million (105 million euros, $115 million) Manchester United forked out to bring back France midfielder Paul Pogba from Juventus.

Sport James Corden Performs Touching Musical Tribute To Trans Troops
Author: 0 James Corden Performs Touching Musical Tribute To Trans Troops

The commander in chief's early morning tweets on Wednesday calling for reinstatement of the ban laid out a bogus argument, leaving out the most important point: This is a political move meant to appease Trump's base and to push Democrats "to take complete ownership of this issue", according to an unidentified Trump administration official quoted by Jonathan Swan, a national political reporter for Axios .

Sport Galatasaray confirm they are
Author: 0 Galatasaray confirm they are "close" to signing Fellaini from Manchester United

Belgium global midfielder Fellaini was part of the group that left Manchester for Oslo on Sunday ahead of the clash with the Norwegian side at the Ullevaal Stadion. "We are in talks with Fellaini". The 29-year-old is entering the final year of his contract at Old Trafford and manager Jose Mourinho has chose to let him leave, as he eyes another midfield signing this summer.

Sport Red Bull's Ricciardo tops practice runs for Hungarian GP
Author: 0 Red Bull's Ricciardo tops practice runs for Hungarian GP

World championship leader Sebastian Vettel had a hard session, spinning off, complaining of oversteer and at one stage losing a part of his Ferrari vehicle after riding the kerbs. Further down the field and it was a miserable day for Renault's Jolyon Palmer, who is yet to score a point this year and is under increased scrutiny ahead of Robert Kubica's comeback drive in next week's Budapest test.

Author: 0 AP Analysis: Trump Pushes Out Priebus

As chairman of the Republican National Committee during the 2016 presidential campaign, Priebus' team supplanted a thin Trump campaign with money and staff to help Trump win the presidency. Priebus said only that the president "wanted to go in a different direction". However, according to a source, he offered his resignation Thursday. "Reince is doing a fantastic job at the White House, and I believe he has the president's confidence".

Sport Insider claims Man United 'likely' to sign key Chelsea star
Author: 0 Insider claims Man United 'likely' to sign key Chelsea star

And now, according to the Daily Mail , the deal has finally been given the green light by Chelsea , who had initially hoped they might be able to sell him overseas instead, and should be announced in the coming days. Matic has made it aware to the involved parties that his first preference is Old Trafford, however, and that has led to Juventus reviving their interest in Matuidi as first choice.

Sport Mikey Garcia defeats Adrien Broner in Brooklyn
Author: 0 Mikey Garcia defeats Adrien Broner in Brooklyn

He's one of only 16 boxers to win four world titles in four different divisions. The action in the Barclays Centre in NY will of course be topped by Adrien Broner and Mikey Garcia later tonight on TV. "I'll be champion again". Garcia and Broner engaged in an exchange in the ninth that had the crowd roaring. Broner, who has now lost his third high profile fight on national television, never showed any urgency despite scores of their bout being flashed in the giant screen above the ring .

Sport Sensational Lions through to #SuperRugby final!
Author: 0 Sensational Lions through to #SuperRugby final!

Referencing the Lions' sloppy performance in a narrow quarter-final victory over the Sharks , man of the match Cronje said during the post-match presentation: "We came out here and had something to prove from last week". That triggered the beginning of the end for the visitors who slowly fell apart in the second half. Ross Cronje and Malcolm Marx bagged quick tries for the Lions before a yellow card to Beauden Barrett for failing to roll away from a ruck opened the floodgates.

Author: 0 Manchester City Star Rolls Out Red Carpet For Alexis Sanchez

Wenger has admitted that he expects Sanchez to report for pre-season training on Sunday, having been offered an extended summer break on the back of his Confederations Cup exploits. "Your job is to be suspicious and is built on mistrust and my job is built on trust!" Alexis Sanchez might have given Arsenal an indication that he's willing to stay put this summer, according to former defender Matthew Upson.

Sport Volkan Oezdemir Makes Quick Work of Jimi Manuwa (UFC 214 Results)
Author: 0 Volkan Oezdemir Makes Quick Work of Jimi Manuwa (UFC 214 Results)

Oezdemir was celebrating while Herzog grappled with a dazed Manuwa who was trying to scramble back to his feet. Oezdemir could now be in line for a title shot despite only fighting three times in the UFC. He called for the victor of the Jones vs. Cormier rematch. "I don't know what's happening in my hands, but that's dynamite", he said after the knockout win.

Sport The Insults Were Flying at Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier Press Conference
Author: 0 The Insults Were Flying at Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier Press Conference

Jones was forced to watch the man, who he had defeated comprehensively in every way in their first fight , go around wearing his "belt", and being called the champ, while he had to sit at the sidelines. Jones was stripped of the light heavyweight title and then the interim light heavyweight title for multiple incidents. For the majority of the 30-minute event the two remained calm, but Jones seemed to hit a nerve with Cormier by referencing his hard weight cut at UFC 210.

Sport Boston Red Sox Walk Off With Leon Stumbling Home
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox Walk Off With Leon Stumbling Home

PITCHING MATCHUP: Royals RH Trevor Cahill (4-3, 3.69 ERA) vs. Later in the fourth, Porcello gave up a three-run shot to Mike Moustakas , giving the Royals' third baseman home run No. Cahill's worst outing came in his Padres finale on July 21, when he was lit up for six runs - five earned - on seven hits and four walks in 3 2/3 innings at San Francisco.

Sport Fresh row over singing 'Vande Mataram' in Maharashtra
Author: 0 Fresh row over singing 'Vande Mataram' in Maharashtra

On Friday, BJP MLA Anil Gote brought the matter to the floor of the House. But opposing Vande Mataram can not be called as patriotism. Reacting to this, Pathan, who represents the Byculla constituency in south Mumbai , had said that he will not sing the national song "even if anyone puts a revolver to his head".

Sport Conforto Hits 2 HRs In Hometown As Mets Beat Mariners 7-5
Author: 0 Conforto Hits 2 HRs In Hometown As Mets Beat Mariners 7-5

The Mariners will be looking to get a solid night out of him as they look to start the series out on a high note. "He's got a great fan base here, he had a lot of people tonight". Waiting at Michael Conforto's locker when he returned to the clubhouse was the crown passed around by the New York Mets for whoever gets the honor as the player of the game.

Author: 0 Formula 1 Racing Predictions: Hungarian Grand Prix 7/29/17

Vettel's pole time was a staggering 3.711 seconds faster than Rosberg's mark with Raikkonen just under two tenths slower in second place. Lewis Hamilton knows he faces a tough challenge to stop championship leader Sebastian Vettel winning the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday after qualifying fourth .

Author: 0 Sanchez not for sale, insists Wenger

The Chilean is due to make his return to training today after being given extra time off following the Confederations Cup. "He has the flu I had a text from him yesterday and he will come back as soon as possible". "For a manager, it's a bit different because it concerns more what is the future of the club". "I went to Russian Federation nearly with the idea of not taking part because I wasn't in good condition", he added.

Author: 0 Alves on target as PSG win Champions Trophy

The Brazil full-back, who signed on a free transfer from Juventus , scored a stunning 30-yard free-kick and laid on a brilliant assist for Adrien Rabiot to head home the victor in a 2-1 triumph in Morocco on Saturday. However, PSG were level shortly after the halftime break as Alves marked his debut with a goal by rifling the ball into the top corner, 1-1. Dani Alves equalized for Paris in the 51st minute with an absolute gem of a free kick that arrowed into the upper left corner; ...

Sport Man Utd told Leander Dendoncker asking price by Anderlecht chief
Author: 0 Man Utd told Leander Dendoncker asking price by Anderlecht chief

Now, a new name is in the lime light in the form of Belgian worldwide and Anderlecht star Leander Dendoncker . With defensive duties taken care of in Victor Lindelof , along with a new attacking spearhead in Romelu Lukaku , Jose Mourinho has switched focus to midfield in order to complete the new spine of his squad.

Sport Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will delay loan decisions
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will delay loan decisions

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that Joe Gomez's versatility could prove to be an asset for his side should he stay at the club this summer. We don't have to talk about what a difference he could make , everybody knows about it. "We need numbers for the squad and for training". During an open session in the small Bavarian town, Klopp pitted his side against each other in a full-sized game-but they could only head the ball.

Sport Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves Negotiating Contract Extension
Author: 0 Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves Negotiating Contract Extension

He isn't like Carmelo Anthony , who has been at the center of trade rumors for months and has a no-trade clause in his contract. Wiggins , who averaged a career-best 23.6 points last season - 16th best in the National Basketball Association - told The Crossover he has again placed a special emphasis on ball-handling and three-point shooting during workouts this summer, much like he did last offseason.