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Sport Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs
Author: 0 Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs

Instead of power, he gets by on precision, guile and smarts. "We just needed that spark", said starter Gio Gonzalez . The sixth inning began when Javy Baez reached on an uncharacteristic gaffe by third baseman Anthony Rendon , who lost the handle after fielding a routine ground ball.

Sport Wenger eyeing up Martial as Sanchez replacement
Author: 0 Wenger eyeing up Martial as Sanchez replacement

Manchester United are now joint-top of the Premier League alongside Manchester City , tied on points with just one goals separating the two rivals. And, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic expected to be back on the scene in the New Year, Martial could find himself still further down the pecking order.

Sport Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract
Author: 0 Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract

Towns had eight rebounds of his own. Curry had previously said he would likely skip the customary visit by his defending National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors to the White House over Trump's policies, which prompted the president to revoke the entire team's invitation in a Twitter outburst.

Author: 0 Colts' keys to success vs. 49ers in Week 5

Will that change on Sunday? Indianapolis is allowing 34 points per game, the most in the National Football League, and 6.1 yards per play, the fourth most. 28 in the league in pass-protection efficiency, noting that the offensive line has allowed 48 pressures and eight sacks. Gore ran for 110 yards in that Super Bowl but didn't get the ball once after San Francisco had first-and-goal from the 5 with the Niners trailing 34-29 in the closing minutes.

Author: 0 Italian 'Architect' Andrea Pirlo set to bid farewell to football

After catching the eye of Inter Milan scouts with his skillful displays, he moved to the San Siro outfit in 1998. Pirlo has struggled potentially in his MLS since signing in 2015. The former Juventus and AC Milan star says he no longer feels capable of training as he would like to and intends to call time on his career at the end of the season.

Sport Injured Smith out of T20Is against India
Author: 0 Injured Smith out of T20Is against India

Australia were off to a flyer with 50 runs coming off 37 balls but Chahal provided the vital breakthroughs, dismissing his bunny Glenn Maxwell for a fourth time in four games. With the Australian cricketers being in high demand for the IPL, Behrendorff was asked about how it would be to land a deal in the glamorous league.

Sport Chris Eubank Jr. Destroys Avni Yildirim in Three Rounds
Author: 0 Chris Eubank Jr. Destroys Avni Yildirim in Three Rounds

A fast start made all the difference as Eubank dropped Yildirim in the opening round with his trademark uppercut and continued to tee-off as the Turk constantly walked forward onto the Brit's solid punches. But things took an even more weird twist after he appeared to spot one of Eubank Jr's team off-stage, laughing during the expletive-ridden tirade. 'I think it's going to be exactly the same as what we saw tonight.

Sport Upset special: OR over Washington State
Author: 0 Upset special: OR over Washington State

Burmeister was held to 145 passing yards, and standout tailback Royce Freeman to 58 rushing yards. He needed just one touchdown to pass Marcus Mariota for the all-time passing touchdown mark in the Pac-12 Conference. Alex Grinch's squad also sacked Burmeister four times , allowed only 2 of 17 third down conversion attempts, and had three takeaways, which helped to minimize the damage of some self-inflicted wounds that came from two turnovers by WSU's offense and special teams squads.

Sport Frederik Andersen - Toronto Maple Leafs - 2017 Player Profile
Author: 0 Frederik Andersen - Toronto Maple Leafs - 2017 Player Profile

Toronto also chased Henrik Lundqvist from the net after he allowed five goals on 17 shots in the first period. Babcock pointed to the final result, calling it a "big win at home" while acknowledging there is more work to be done. The Rangers actually answered that one, with J.T. Miller tying the score 72 seconds later with a jam-shot in front. Zuccarello also had three assists.

Sport Formula 1 Racing Predictions: Japanese Grand Prix 10/7/17
Author: 0 Formula 1 Racing Predictions: Japanese Grand Prix 10/7/17

Formula One F1 - Japanese Grand Prix 2017 - Suzuka Circuit, Japan - October 7, 2017 . Vettel , who has won four times at Suzuka in the past, but never with Ferrari , now lines up second, thanks to his lap of 1.27.791. This bumps Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel up to the front row. It leaves Vettel's title hopes in tatters and is another remarkable setback for a driver who was leading the championship just four races ago ahead of the Italian Grand Prix.

Sport Catalan business lobby says anxious by any declaration of independence
Author: 0 Catalan business lobby says anxious by any declaration of independence

At least 92 people were confirmed injured out of a total of 844 who needed medical attention, Catalan authorities said, as police cracked down on a vote Spain's central government branded a "farce". Spanish Civil Guard officers break through a door at a polling station. The AUGC also filed a complaint in connection with the eviction of 200 officers from the Hotel Vila in the Calella district of Barcelona .

Author: 0 Police confident no one else in shooter's room before Las Vegas attack

The deadly shooting may not have been the first Paddock had planned - a week earlier, he'd used Airbnb to rent a room at the Ogden hotel, a tower that overlooked the carpark housing the Life is attractive music festival, attended by 45,000 concert-goers and headlined by the band Muse.

Author: 0 Major League Baseball 2017 playoff preview and predictions

Whether its injuries or bad match ups, they just can't seem to get the elusive title the press and their fans seem to feel them destined for; and like the Caps, the window may be closing. Houston acquired veterans Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann, and Josh Reddick this past offseason to go along with their inexperienced nucleus. The Red Sox boasted the fourth-best team earned run average at 3.70, riding Cy Young candidates Chris Sale and Drew Pomeranz to the playoffs.

Sport Tommy Fleetwood shoots record 63 on Carnoustie's Championship course
Author: 0 Tommy Fleetwood shoots record 63 on Carnoustie's Championship course

It leaves the leading pair eight shots clear of Fox, whose third round is at the Kingsbarns Golf Links. They share seventh place on the teams leaderboard, on 18-under. On Thursday the two-time Ryder Cup victor would have finished two under for the day, had he not been handed a two-shot penalty on the final hole at the St Andrew's Old Course.

Sport Vegas Golden Knights honor shooting victims at first game ever
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights honor shooting victims at first game ever

Dallas does have depth up top as well and have a blue line that is serviceable and now with Bishop in between the pipes I think they have a great shot at making a run in the Western Conference, though they will certainly have some company. Then the Knights went out and played for Las Vegas, as James Neal scored twice to rally the Knights from a 1-0 third-period deficit for a 2-1 victory.

Sport Tony Ferguson Chokes Kevin Lee To Become Interim Lightweight Champion
Author: 0 Tony Ferguson Chokes Kevin Lee To Become Interim Lightweight Champion

Ferguson continues to work that jab. It took "El Cucuy" 14 fights and 10 straight finishes to finally get that coveted golden strap wrapped around his waist. Blood trickled from the nose of Lee. As one of the UFC's most unsafe lightweights, "El Cucuy" has made his name over the years on the strength of his durability, versatile striking and crafty ground skills but recently, as his level of exposure grows, he has become known for his highly-unorthodox training methods and the ...

Sport Nebraska succumbs to Badgers' punishing ground attack in 38-17 loss
Author: 0 Nebraska succumbs to Badgers' punishing ground attack in 38-17 loss

Nebraska's Aaron Williams returned an interception for a touchdown early in the third quarter to tie the game at 17, but the Badgers went to the ground to put away the Huskers. Yet again the Huskers couldn't punch it in, and Drew Brown shanked a 33-yard field goal to leave the score at 10-0 with 9:10 left in the half. They finished with an average of 7.2 yards per rush.

Sport Five questions heading into Alabama vs. Texas A&M
Author: 0 Five questions heading into Alabama vs. Texas A&M

Key Stat: Hentges has two touchdowns on two receptions this season. Now, the top-ranked Crimson Tide visits Kyle Field as almost four-touchdown favorites, trying to maintain that hot streak without letting those utterly one-sided games lead to overconfidence or complacency.

Sport NASCAR moves up start of Bank of America 500
Author: 0 NASCAR moves up start of Bank of America 500

The Oct. 15 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway is all but certain to have a profound effect on the Playoff. "I'm avoiding it until somebody can go up there and shows me there is a lap up there", said Earnhardt.

Sport Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante injured on worldwide duty with France
Author: 0 Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante injured on worldwide duty with France

Kante will be assessed by the France medical staff ahead of Tuesday's game against Belarus and Chelsea supporters will certainly hope that the 26-year-old's injury isn't a serious problem. Kante has played every minute of Chelsea's Premier League campaign so far this season and was the standout performer as they won the title in the previous campaign.

Sport Western Michigan TE's sister celebrates TD on field, ejected
Author: 0 Western Michigan TE's sister celebrates TD on field, ejected

The game in Buffalo was tied at 31 going into the first overtime and 38 going into double overtime. From there, Western Michigan got the ball and orchestrated a four-play drive that ended with senior running back Jarvion Franklin finding the end zone.

Sport Defense scores three times as Carolina blows by Arkansas 48-22
Author: 0 Defense scores three times as Carolina blows by Arkansas 48-22

After driving down the field, Parker White's first field goal attempt from 46 yards out would be missed giving Arkansas the ball. Arkansas is now 0-3 against Power Five teams. White added a 29-yard field to start the second half to give the Gamecocks a 20-10 lead. A strip sack by Dante Sawyer would allow TJ Brunson to scoop the loose ball and return it 73 yards for a touchdown making it 34-10.

Sport Maryland vs. Ohio State Buckeyes football
Author: 0 Maryland vs. Ohio State Buckeyes football

With Ohio State running back Mike Weber now fully healthy after a hamstring injury that has dogged him most of the season, Meyer has a pleasant conundrum: How should he divide carries between Weber, a 1,000-yard rusher last season, and dynamic true freshman J.K.

Sport Chancellor: Ole Miss will take landshark as on-field mascot
Author: 0 Chancellor: Ole Miss will take landshark as on-field mascot

Vitter said the goal is to unveil the new mascot by the 2018 season. Athletics Director Ross Bjork says the former mascot, launched in 2010 after a poll of students and others, will disappear immediately. Ole Miss sure loves to give us the old switcharoo when it comes to mascots. Some backers still demand the return of Colonel Reb. Landshark finished second in that election.

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