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Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

Cubs-Brewers Set For National League Tiebreaker

It was just the 15th and 16th times in Major League Baseball history that a 163rd game was needed in order to decipher a division victor. First pitch is 3:15 p.m. Both clubs landed in the Wild Card Game after losing a Game 163 tiebreaker on Monday. They're focused on the Lester with the Cubs now - and lately he's been very good. Read More

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Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals

This was an earth-shattering moment for a kid. "We play a very, very emotional game", Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner said. "He knew exactly what had happened to him". Thomas is a great player and a major injury could be devastating to his season and upcoming free agency. Thomas had played eight seasons since Seattle selected him out of Texas with the 14th overall pick of the 2010 National Football League draft. Read More

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Previewing Game 163 for the NL West Title

Previewing Game 163 for the NL West Title

So they'll maintain expanded rosters and all the stats count, which could be a big deal with several statistical leaders in action Monday. For the Dodgers, these not-quite-postseason games have been fraught with peril. The Cubs will host either Colorado or Los Angeles in a wild-card playoff game Tuesday. He finished the season with a.247 batting average - the same figure he had in each of the previous three years. Read More

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Zidane's surprising phone call to Man United coach Mourinho

Zidane's surprising phone call to Man United coach Mourinho

And after the disappointing defeat to West Ham United over the weekend, Mourinho appeared before the press on Monday and gave his verdict on the current situation at the club. Manager Jose Mourinho said some of his players "care more than others" in his pre-match news conference when asked about the winless run. "You've got to put it behind you quickly and when you have these types of results you want a game as quickly as possible", wing-back Ashley Young told the club's website. Read More

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Sergio Aguero struggling with injury at Manchester City Pep Guardiola

Sergio Aguero struggling with injury at Manchester City Pep Guardiola

That suggests they might limit City to a respectable scoreline, although the fact that Guardiola's team scored three at home to Brighton last season indicates they have the capability to open a wider gap this time. The France global has also been criticised for his social media use and has taken a break since being pictured at Anthony Joshua's fight in London last Saturday night, hours before his late appearance. Read More

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Liverpool ready to win titles, says Sarri

Liverpool ready to win titles, says Sarri

The Reds are the only team with a 100 per-cent record in the league but they were powerless to prevent Hazard inspiring Chelsea to a cup win, his free-kick helping to force the equaliser before a stunning 85th-minute victor. "More possession means more chances to create openings or to dribble your opponent and get shots in on goal ". "Sarri is a manager who likes to have the ball". Read More

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Arsenal's Petr Cech injured during defeat of Watford

Arsenal's Petr Cech injured during defeat of Watford

The Welsh star has been in negotiations with Arsenal over a new contract and the 27-year-old has made an impressive start to the current Premier League campaign. "The two games in the Europa League and Carabao Cup were important for me to get a feel of my defence so it wasn't too hard for me". And now with this injury, he has waited for his moment'. Read More

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Sturridge's verdict on sensational strike at Chelsea

Sturridge's verdict on sensational strike at Chelsea

The England global striker did not start the match, but the 29-year-old came on as a substitute in the 86th minute. Liverpool FC suffered the disappointment of an early EFL Cup exit mid-week after Eden Hazard netted a brilliant victor to secure a 2-1 win at Anfield after Emerson Palmieri cancelled out Sturridge's opening goal. Read More

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Miami Heat are aggressively pursuing a trade for Jimmy Butler

Miami Heat are aggressively pursuing a trade for Jimmy Butler

The Heat has been very reluctant this offseason to part with Josh Richardson and Bam Adebayo , and it's unclear if Miami would be willing to include Richardson in a deal for Butler. That could potentially work as the Timberwolves are keen to add Gorgui Dieng to any trade that takes place. The Timberwolves acquired Jimmy Butler last summer from the Chicago Bulls on draft night. Read More

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Pliskova upsets Osaka to win Tokyo final

Pliskova upsets Osaka to win Tokyo final

In the second set, both players rode their serves early, with Osaka winning love games in the third and fifth games before Pliskova returned the favor in the sixth to tie the scores 3-3. Osaka earned a 6-2, 6-3 victory over the Czech in the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open in March, en route to winning her first career title. Read More

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Zverev seals Laver Cup win for Europe

Zverev seals Laver Cup win for Europe

Though Sock has turned into one of the best doubles players in the game, winning both Wimbledon and the US Open with Mike Bryan, he's still set on getting more out of his singles career. "I feel like especially playing for the first time, which is always a little bit tricky, you know, we gelled really quickly right from the start, I think it was a really good match to get through". Read More

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Paul Pogba wants return to Italian club Juventus

Paul Pogba wants return to Italian club Juventus

Pogba criticized Mourinho for a lack of attacking football in United's 1-1 draw against Wolves. Pogba was faulty for the Wolves' equaliser after losing possession in midfield. The red card which inevitably followed brought Lee Grant into action for the first time as a United player and with five minutes to play he was picking the ball out of his net as Jack Marriott smartly followed in Mount's initial shot to turn home what appeared likely to be a victor. Read More

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West Ham end Chelsea's flawless start to Premier League season

West Ham end Chelsea's flawless start to Premier League season

Hazard told Sarri after returning from the September worldwide break with Belgium and his hat-trick in the 4-1 win over Cardiff that he was exhausted. The West Ham winger put a close range header wide in the final minutes of their 0-0 draw at home to Chelsea on Sunday. West Ham have had a nightmarish start to their season, winning only one of their first five games - and losing the other four. Read More

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Hazard to be rested for PAOK clash

Hazard to be rested for PAOK clash

But if they can get under Chelsea's skin and frustrate them as they did in the two matches last season, then perhaps they can get something out of the match. After four Premier League matches without a win, something had to change for West Ham , with Manuel Pellegrini's position as manager - some four months after taking charge - already coming under scrutiny. Read More

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Cleveland Browns Instant Reactions: Baker Mayfield era begins

Cleveland Browns Instant Reactions: Baker Mayfield era begins

The Browns will look to win their first game in two years, and they would love nothing more than to do it in front of their home crowd in a primetime spot on Thursday night. At least 200 Bud Light cans were in each fridge. Mayfield, who was supposed to spend his first season learning behind Taylor, completed a 14-yard pass on his first throw and then fired 17-yarder on his second as Browns fans roared for the Heisman Trophy victor. Read More

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Manchester City put Fulham to the sword with straightforward win

Manchester City put Fulham to the sword with straightforward win

He came from France to England, and even for me, I needed a period to know, to understand a little bit, and everything about the way we wanted to play and in the way that we are aggressive without the ball, sometimes we need more time. However, they responded in style by beating Burnley 4-2, although manager Slavisa Jokanovic would have been disappointed to see his team squander a two-goal lead to be pegged back to a 2-2 draw by Brighton. Read More

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Patriots' Josh Gordon Reacts to Trade on Social Media

Patriots' Josh Gordon Reacts to Trade on Social Media

Here would be my guess: the Patriots and Browns are haggling over which pick they're going to give up? If Gordon is active for 10 games, the Browns will receive a fifth-round pick, but if not it becomes a seventh-rounder. The NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported on Wednesday that the team was interested in bringing Coleman back for the practice squad, and Ian Rapoport later tweeted that it's official. Read More

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