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Ranked Alabama takes on Texas A&M at College Station

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They're not flashy, but they're ruthless-you don't start SEC play by outscoring your first two opponents 126-3 if you care about feelings. Saban said the Aggies (4-1, 2-0) are the strongest all-around team the Tide has faced so far this season. Read More »

Cyclones storm Norman for huge upset of No. 3 OU

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Having been around the Oklahoma Sooner football program for the balance of sixty years, I can say that the aficionado's of the men of Norman can be the most disloyal to their team in the country when the they lose a game in which they were suppose to win. Read More »

NLDS Game 1, Cubs vs. Nationals: Highlights, recap and more

En route to finally winning their respective World Series championships, the Red Sox and Cubs were inundated with stories about the "Curse of the Bambino" and the "Billy Goat Curse". "He's done such a good job for us". He did well all season pitching with runners in scoring position. Anthony Rendon thought he had the ball. You've probably guessed because of the final score that Hendricks did not allow any runs, and you would be right. Read More »

How to Watch Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers Game 1 Without Cable

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Some of those appeared in the fourth, when Corey Seager 's RBI single and another RBI from Turner keyed a three-run rally against Godley that broke open the game. They accepted beating Kershaw was going to be tough and made a decision to live to fight another day. The Dodgers got five hits in 15 at-bats with men in scoring position. Read More »

Hammer time in Japan for defiant Hamilton

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But Ferrari have failed to make the most of Mercedes' struggles. Sebastian Vettel then threw a spanner in the Mercedes works, going just 0.042s slower than Hamilton, but on the soft tyre, indicating that there is some serious pace in that Ferrari this weekend! "I want to win this thing", he told reporters in Suzuka. Read More »

They said it: Quotes from Game 1 of the NLDS

Strasburg might be finally reaching his potential. Instead of power, he gets by on precision, guile and smarts. Bryant and Rizzo had each struck out twice in their first two plate appearances against Strasburg, fooled badly by his changeups and curves, but the third time through, they each jumped on a fastball to break the scoreless tie. Read More »

In danger of missing NWorld Cup, US need win over Panama

The U.S. responded to the threat of missing World Cup 2018 by unleashing one of its best performances in recent memory on Friday night, thrashing Panama 4-0 in a World Cup qualifier the Americans were desperate to win . "On the night, we actually didn't finish well", he said. However, if Honduras wins on Friday against Costa Rica, the US could be pushed out of the top four. Read More »

Traffic snarls in Delhi due to FIFA Under-17 World Cup

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Luis Norton de Matos , who took over as head coach in March to replace Nicolai Adam, is among those calling for patience as his lineup takes "a first step for the future" of the game in India . We hope we can play with 12 players - 11 players and the fans. Matos and Kiyam looked in complete control of their emotions. United States of America coach John Hackworth, too, was not pleased with his team's performance, but praised the Indians for their spirit and tenacity."I am very happy ... Read More »

'Trust in Tito' reaches new level after Bauer's Game 1 gem

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The Red Sox may not be the favorite to win this series and they may not have a better team on paper, but their fans are hoping their lineup can grind out a few runs and that their ace Chris Sale can dominate the Astros lineup a couple of times in this series . Read More »

UFC 216 Betting Preview: Ferguson vs. Lee, Johnson vs. Borg Odds, Analysis

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The fighters who are scheduled to compete at tomorrow's UFC 216 tomorrow are going to start weighing in over the next few hours, and it's going to be very interesting to see how Kevin Lee looks. "I work way too hard in the gym to woo the judges and just skate by". No. 2 Fabricio Werdum (247) vs. This is something White should be well aware of by now, but still, El Cucuy's signature animated "woo" after the obligatory staredown still catches him off guard. Read More »

Wales manager Chris Coleman

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They were the revelation of the 2016 European Championship, a Wales team of mostly journeymen — not counting its galactico, Gareth Bale , of course — somehow reaching the semifinals in their first major soccer tournament in almost 60 years. Read More »

Buccaneers Week 5: Winners and Losers vs the Patriots

The Patriots can most definitely thank Gostkowski. "It's unfortunate we got the loss, but we nearly came back". Like most things they do, the Patriots are meticulous when it comes to contingencies and emergency situations. "I've watched him since he's came in and he's got them going, so they're headed in the right direction", Brady said. The next closest team, the Indianapolis Colts, had been averaging 60.6 yards per game fewer than New England. Read More »

Astros' Altuve hits 3 homers, Yankees lose

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Note: The Division Series is a best of five. The second and third innings featured a few of the typical bright spots that the Red Sox were used to seeing from their All-Star during the regular season. Marwin Gonzalez and Brian McCann both plated two runs apiece. Without the ability to score runs with one swing of the bat, the Red Sox are already at a major disadvantage. Read More »

European Union: Catalonia referendum 'not legal

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There was an organised region-wide 'standstill' protest on Monday with workers across Catalonia stopping work for 15 minutes at midday, including employees at Barcelona club offices. Catalonia has its own regional government, with considerable powers over healthcare, education and tax collection. "The great majority of Catalans have decided not to participate ..." A pro-independence protest after Sunday's referendum . Read More »

Chris Sale's first career postseason start didn't go as planned

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The bullpen has been one of the Red Sox' major strengths throughout the season and the team would be wise to ease the load on the Game 3 starter by leaning on relief pitchers . Boston may also rely on a fourth starter in Eduardo Rodriguez since Price will likely stay in the bullpen. The two-time Cy Young Award victor threw on flat ground in the outfield for nearly 15 minutes on Wednesday and is expected to have a bullpen session later on Thursday. Read More »

Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys - Free NFL Pick

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The Green Bay icon spoke about this dream to Ed Werder and Matt Mosley on the Doomsday Podcast. This is an absolute revenge game. Dallas is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall while the under is 6-2 in their last 8 games against the NFC . Read More »

Hats off to Harry Kane

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Slovenia's Bojan Jokic met a floated cross with a downward header just after the break which Hart fumbled slightly before smothering. "We are a side that scores late goals not concede them, which is becoming a bit of a theme". ■ LEICESTER left-back Ben Chilwell has withdrawn from the England Under-21s squad for the Euro 2019 qualifiers against Andorra and Scotland for treatment on a knee injury. Read More »

'India has to play with 12 players against USA'

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Debutants India have been placed in Group A along side Colombia, two-time winners Ghana and the US. "There is some pressure because the home team is also playing". The score that day was not indicative of the way they play and compete. "We know all the strong points of United States and possibly a small weakness they can have, but obviously (they are) stronger than us". Read More »

Most dislike NFL protests -- and Trump comments

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Trump's response, he said , was "dead-on". Kneeling is to be in or assume a position in which the body is supported by a knee or the knees, as when praying or showing submission. Players want to be seen and heard as they protest for equality, but the stage on which they are doing so is not correct. Other players, such as fellow 49ers teammate Eric Reid, joined his protest. Read More »

Trevor Bauer, Indians shutout Yankees to take Game 1, 4-0

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The Indians will send Trevor Bauer to the mound, and the Yankees will counter with Sonny Gray . His win came when Oakland beat Cleveland . So can the Indians , who don't have a hole in their lineup and finished strong, stringing together 22 straight wins from August 24 to September 14 and winning 33 of their last 37. Read More »

'Proud' Harry Kane to captain England against Slovenia

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The team have always got my back and I have theirs". Southgate can now start planning in earnest for the tournament in Russian Federation - the Football Association last night announced Wembley friendlies against Germany and Brazil in November - although the 47-year-old admits there is plenty of scope for betterment. Read More »

Sale vs Verlander in Red Sox Game One is premier matchup

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Brantley was activated from the disabled list Saturday, and Cleveland is deciding whether to include him on the roster for its AL Division Series, which starts Thursday at home against the Yankees or Twins. "They don't strike out a lot, they put the bat on the ball". But everyone is in the same boat. If Bauer challenges him with fastballs there, watch out. Read More »

Yankees add three pitchers to roster for ALDS against Indians

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They won 102 games, they have stars all over the field, and they nearly won the World Series a year ago. They've won 26 more since then. That's where the winning streak came from. "I think they'll beat the Cubs in the World Series". "I felt that when I came here, for sure". "This year, we're going to try to make sure we win the last game". Read More »

Jos Verstappen: Max Verstappen needed win after tough year

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It's a matter of who does a little bit more than the others. With him already leading the championship by a large margin and Vettel starting last, Hamilton would have had no reason to take unnecessary risks and compromise that lead. If the vehicle was ideal every weekend, it would be boring and we are enjoying the fact we are being challenged and that she is not the easiest. Marchionne said the current team was still comparatively young and finding its way, after a restructuring last year, ... Read More »

Indian Team prepared for the challenge, says Captain Amarjeet Singh

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India U-17 team is all set to make their debut in FIFA World Cup on Friday. The top four teams from the CAF region which qualified for the World Cup in India are Mali, Ghana, Guinea and Niger . "We will try to work on the Club World Cup ". What time does the India U-17 vs USA U-17 match start? Hackworth also does not want to see tomorrows match as USA attack versus Indian defence. Read More »

Confident Indians will eliminate the Yankees in four games | Jeff Schudel

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Before the season, the defending champion Chicago Cubs had 3-1 odds to win, which means that bookmakers believed that their chances were about 25% to repeat as World Series champs after last year's triumph. However, Kluber will not start Game 1 for the Indians . Every game will be tougher because everyone will give you their best. Bauer surged in the second half after a rough start to the year, and had two impressive regular season outings against the Yankees (2-0, 13 IP, 2 ER, 6 BB, ... Read More »

England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

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Hart felt Kane's secret was his simplicity in front of goal.The striker has made steady progress over the past two seasons for his club, scoring 25 and 29 goals to pick up the golden boot twice in succession. Paper Round's view: We'll assume this "battle" follows a period of quiet self-reflection by Barkley, who's concluded perhaps a salary of £150k per week (his rumoured self-valuation back in the summer months) was a little steep, after all. Read More »

Taking a look at Thursday's four Game 1 starting pitchers

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How often do the Boston Red Sox , a team which plays its games in one of the foremost hotbed-regions of Major League Baseball, enter the postseason with tempered expectations? Trading three prospects for Verlander on August 31 was exactly the type of all-in move the Red Sox and Dodgers normally make. Read More »

New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Martin served three games of his four game National Football League suspension to begin the season. On January 19, 2002, the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders squared off at Foxboro Stadium for a frosty postseason matchup. How will the Patriots , despite being favored by four points in Las Vegas, beat Tampa, with the worst-ranked defense in the NFL? On the opposite side, this is a great opportunity for Tom Brady to torch the Bucs D on their home field, a defense that is ... Read More »

Predictions for Colorado Rockies vs Arizona Diamondbacks

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He's 10-and-4 with a 3.67 ERA this season. The 25-year old Gray has been dominant at Chase field, beating the Diamondbacks twice in his two starts. "I think the guys will be at the ballpark a little early", former D-back outfielder Luis Gonzalez said of the players' nerves on KTAR News 92.3 FM's Arizona's Morning News on Wednesday. Read More »

United pile on agony for Palace

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On one side of Old Trafford, you'll see a Manchester United side that's run rampant on the EPL this season. They are now averaging three goals per game and have conceded just two. "We might find at the end of the season we look back on this awful spell and say it was something that helped build the character we're looking for to stay in the league". Read More »

Hamilton storms to pole at Malaysian GP

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Toto Wolff said the team were "lucky" to come away from Malaysia with such a strong result, and Hamilton echoed these feelings after the race, saying the result was "pretty good considering the pace deficit we had". It was so far ahead that even after their scheduled pit stops, Max still retained the lead until the checkered flag and take the 2nd win of his young career. Read More »

Former White Sox Stars Robertson, Kahnle Lift Yankees to Wild Card Win

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NY won four of their six games against Minnesota this season. Their last World Series was in 2009, starting with a sweep of the Twins and ending with a 6-game win against the Philadelphia Phillies. Yankees rookie Aaron Judge chooses his lumber and takes the field for his first postseason batting practice. That's why it's no surprise the betting odds favor them in the single-game elimination round, playing at home against a team that didn't give themselves much of a chance to reach the ... Read More »