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Sport Larson steals final regular-season race
Author: 0 Larson steals final regular-season race

The caution and subsequent accident robbed Truex of a post-race burnout - he was guaranteed of one no matter who won the race because of his regular-season title, but his burnout time was spent instead in the Infield Care Center. When NASCAR opened pit road, the cars that began diving down the entrance found an ambulance parked near the entrance. "Yeah, it stings a little bit".

Sport Royals Stop The Twins To Keep Their Slim Playoff Hopes Alive
Author: 0 Royals Stop The Twins To Keep Their Slim Playoff Hopes Alive

The Kansas City Royals won two out of three each in Minnesota and Detroit over the past week. Lorenzo Cain is 9-for-17 during his five-game hitting streak and is 6-for-20 against Friday starter Ervin Santana . It was his fourth blown save of the season. Mauer is 10-for-16 versus the Royals in his last four meetings, but is just 4-for-22 in his career versus Friday starter Ian Kennedy .

Sport Clemson QB Bryant leaves game briefly after hard hit
Author: 0 Clemson QB Bryant leaves game briefly after hard hit

He found Hunter Renfrow for a 13-yard completion on third-and-9 for a critical first down late in the fourth quarter and iced the game with a 4-yard run for a first down on third-and-2 with 1:30 remaining. Defensively, Clemson football yields 3.0 points and 120.0 total yards, 1.0 in passing and 119.0 in rushing. He ran for 1,200 yards and seven scores past year, so there are better games coming.

Sport Raiders place K Sebastian Janikowski on IR with back injury
Author: 0 Raiders place K Sebastian Janikowski on IR with back injury

In his career, he has made 414 field goals in 515 attempts, making him Oakland's all-time leading point scorer with 1,690 career points. Oakland can designate just two players for return from IR after Week 8, meaning the season is over for either Kirkland, Melifonwu or Janikowski .

Sport Mississippi State gets ready for road game vs Louisiana Tech
Author: 0 Mississippi State gets ready for road game vs Louisiana Tech

MSU has yet to show a major threat in the passing game, though Nick Fitzgerald threw for 239 yards and two touchdowns in over a quarter. Defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons was one who handled a few of the spectacular moments. And the loss of 89 yards also marked the worst negative play in FBS since at least 2004. The ball kicks off at 7:30 PM EST in Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, Louisiana.

Sport USC without TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe in Pac-12 opening win vs. Stanford
Author: 0 USC without TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe in Pac-12 opening win vs. Stanford

DeRozan played for just one year at USC during the 2008-09 season, when he averaged 13.9 points per game across 35 contests. It gained positive yardage on every play. Love is projected to finish with 144 yards on 19 carries and 1 TD. Putting up 62 points was the only shock here, as that's quite a bit for a team not known for their offensive firepower (even against a weak opponent).

Sport Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Stops Roman Gonzalez in Brutal Fashion
Author: 0 Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Stops Roman Gonzalez in Brutal Fashion

It was Sor Rungvisai, who intent on showing that his first victory was no fluke, started the fight the better and quickly went on the front-foot, firing home with aggression as Gonzalez appeared sloppy with his punches. Inoue, 24, is a destructive puncher who targets the body. "I just want to put on a performance with a good knockout finish", Inoue said through an interpreter.

Sport Jackson in Heisman form
Author: 0 Jackson in Heisman form

On Saturday, he did just that. Jackson thrived with 485 yards of total offense, giving the quarterback a good start in his bid — even if he says it isn't his focus — to become only the second two-time Heisman victor. They held Purdue to 51 rushing yards and had four sacks. "I thought both of them did a nice job with their poise", Fedora said. "At times, we didn't".

Sport Salman hopes for new era on eve of World XI visit
Author: 0 Salman hopes for new era on eve of World XI visit

Pakistan has not seen global team showcasing their skills in its grounds ever since a bus carrying Sri Lankan team came under drive-by ambush near Lahore's Liberty Square in 2009, injuring seven players. The International Cricket Council has also given its backing to a World XI , led by South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis, playing a three-match T20 series in Lahore from Tuesday in a bid to help revive international cricket in the country.

Sport Women's coach Marijne to take charge of India men's team
Author: 0 Women's coach Marijne to take charge of India men's team

The status of the rest of the support staff for either team, including women's Dutch analytical coach Eric Wonink, is yet to be clarified. He will take charge of the boys in the national camp in Bengaluru upon his return. "In my opinion the appointment defies logic". Any other foreign coach would've taken time to just get used to the culture. Those crying over the inexperience of Marijne, didn't say a word about his bio when he was appointed women's coach.

Sport Boks, Wallabies draw in Perth
Author: 0 Boks, Wallabies draw in Perth

Cheika conceded Australia's set-piece was not up to standard, particularly at scrum-time, as well as rucks at various points. "Obviously, they've got their swagger at the moment", Cheika said. That's what they're all about, ' said Springboks captain Eben Etzebeth after only the second draw between the two countries in 84 meetings. Australia's near-miss in Dunedin wasn't enough to break the Bledisloe drought but it has sprung renewed life into the Wallabies and Australian rugby in ...

Sport Brighton find target at last against West Brom
Author: 0 Brighton find target at last against West Brom

I know Watford had ten men but Brighton had good opportunities". The 29-year-old was a target for Manchester City , Leicester and Arsenal over the summer. "I don't know about the summer or next season but now he's a player for West Brom". "Tony has a knack out of getting the best out of players". He's somebody who's very adaptable in midfield.

Author: 0 Ruthless Man City maul Liverpool

On a day where the Reds' unbeaten start to the season came to an abrupt end at the hands of a ruthless City side, the game swung in favour of the hosts on a rather controversial sending off in the first-half. Klopp understands why the player was tempted by Barcelona , and says it would have been a "different situation" if he had wanted to join Everton. When he was on the pitch I thought it was a good performance from Ederson , he commanded his defenders and pulled off a very good save.

Author: 0 Manchester United finally tested, settle for a draw away to Stoke

But sources say that Mourinho was incensed Hughes had asked referee Neil Swarbrick to send him to the stands after Mourinho had entered into the home technical area before telling the United boss to "f-- off". Jose Mourinho's side remain top of the Premier League on goal difference while Stoke's reward for frustrating another of the title challengers is a move to 10th spot.

Sport Tracy McGrady's Legacy with Ben DuBose of Locked On Rockets
Author: 0 Tracy McGrady's Legacy with Ben DuBose of Locked On Rockets

The seven-time all-star will be enshrined Friday, headlining a group that includes WNBA legend Rebecca Lobo, long-time Kansas coach Bill Self, Indiana Pacers all-time great George McGinnis, and former Harlem Globetrotter Mannie Jackson, the first African-American owner in sports.

Sport Chris Froome 'feeling good' ahead of decisive stage at La Vuelta
Author: 0 Chris Froome 'feeling good' ahead of decisive stage at La Vuelta

A multiple-time victor of all three Grand Tours, Contador (Trek-Segafredo) had come to this Vuelta to fight for the overall, but was struck down by a stomach bug on Stage 3 into Andorra, losing 2:33 to his GC rivals. Bahrain-Merida's Ivan Garcia, conscious that Spain is running out of time to avoid a repeat of 1996 - the only other time in the 72-year history there has been no home stage victor in the Vuelta - attacked on the final climb but was soon joined by AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet.

Sport Fighters Blast Weight Cutting After Ray Borg's UFC 215 Withdrawal
Author: 0 Fighters Blast Weight Cutting After Ray Borg's UFC 215 Withdrawal

She will face reigning champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 213. Anyone who bought tickets to UFC 215 can request a full refund, the UFC said in a statement Friday. A Punjabi-styled theme, bhangra music blaring through Rogers Place, along with a special guest appearance by his friend and WWE World Wrestling Champion Jinder Mahal.

Sport 3 things we learned from win over Nebraska
Author: 0 3 things we learned from win over Nebraska

There was plenty of good and bad to go around for the Big Red. No. 6 USC and No. 7 Washington could be on a collision course to turn the Pac-12 championship into a national quarterfinal. "Jordan and Austin are going to be big-time players for us". OR turned that into six points five plays later. Justin Herbert connects with Charles Nelson for an 8-yard touchdown.

Sport Canucks sign restricted free agent Bo Horvat to six-year extension
Author: 0 Canucks sign restricted free agent Bo Horvat to six-year extension

Bo Horvat became the latest player young player this offseason to sign a long-term contract. While Vancouver finished seventh in the Pacific Division with only 69 points, Horvat had career numbers across the board. The ninth overall pick in 2013 - a selection acquired from the New Jersey Devils in the trade for goalie Cory Schneider - Horvat thrives on the 200-foot game and is capable of playing in any situation on any line.

Sport All Blacks survive Argentina scare to make it three from three
Author: 0 All Blacks survive Argentina scare to make it three from three

Coach Steve Hansen had billed Fifita as a "real physical beast" before the game and the 25 year-old did not disappoint, crashing his way through the Los Pumas backline. The All Blacks scored six tries to one in a bonus-point 39-22 victory against the Pumas in New Plymouth. Boffelli maintained that momentum with another massive kick early in the second period and although Sanchez subsequently missed from shorter range, Barrett saw yellow for the latest in a string of All Black ...

Sport Hogs offense struggles in loss to No. 23 TCU
Author: 0 Hogs offense struggles in loss to No. 23 TCU

Senior quarterback Kenny Hill threw four touchdown passes, the defense returned both an interception and a fumble for touchdowns, and the Horned Frogs outgained Jackson State 542-65 in total offense. Arkansas has a nice one-two punch at the running back spot coming into this match-up against TCU . "It's just a fun time of year", Bret Bielema said.

Sport Mark Uth's double for Hoffenheim condemns Bayern Munich to first defeat
Author: 0 Mark Uth's double for Hoffenheim condemns Bayern Munich to first defeat

James, who joined Bayern on a two-year loan deal from Real Madrid , missed the start of the season through a thigh injury sustained against Liverpool in pre-season. However, Hoffenheim were determined not to leave empty-handed and ensured this wasn't the case in the 70th minute after Mark Uth's shot rattled the crossbar and dribbled into the back of the net.

Sport Robert Lewandowski Wants Bayern Munich To Spend More
Author: 0 Robert Lewandowski Wants Bayern Munich To Spend More

Both games involved controversy as Bayern protested angrily about Uth's first goal in Hoffenheim's 2-0 win, claiming that two balls were on the pitch at the time, while Freiburg had Yoric Revet dismissed after 29 minutes of their 0-0 draw when the referee changed his mind on the advice of the video assistant.

Sport Barcelona v Espanyol 09 September 2017
Author: 0 Barcelona v Espanyol 09 September 2017

Young French forward Ousmane Dembele is "looking better every day", Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said ahead of his debut on Saturday. Armed with the return of Luis Suarez from a lengthy absence, expect goals in this local derby.

Sport Ryan Fox one shot off lead in Switzerland
Author: 0 Ryan Fox one shot off lead in Switzerland

He thus remained on track to redeem himself after losing the title to Alex Noren of Sweden on the first play-off hole previous year. Zanotti was at nine under and standing on the 14th fairway when the hooter sounded, with England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and South African Darren Fichardt at the same mark on the scoreboard with three and five holes to complete respectively.

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