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Bullpen delivers, Betts seals it for Sox in Game 2

Bullpen delivers, Betts seals it for Sox in Game 2 The Astros' Game 3 starter was the latest to join the chorus critical of baseball "bullpen days" - a starter-by-committee approach that is changing the way the game is played. Cole put himself in deeper trouble by throwing away a Bogaerts chopper in front of the mound and Devers singled through the left side two batters later double the Red Sox cushion. [Full Article...]

The impressive statistic behind Newcastle's agonising defeat to Manchester United

The impressive statistic behind Newcastle's agonising defeat to Manchester United Mourinho is unhappy as he does not feel Woodward sufficiently backed him in the summer, and is especially keen on signing a new centre back. "I would have wanted to have been in his shoes, but the guy is working really hard", Lukaku told MUTV. [Full Article...]

Floyd Mayweather Responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov's Challenge

Floyd Mayweather Responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov's Challenge Two guys, never never like lose. [But] in the jungle there is only one king . He can drop to McGregor but I drop him easily. It is the second McGregor fight Limerick man Grace has managed to talk his way into , with the student and two of his mates bluffing their way into the same venue in August of a year ago for the "Moneyfight" between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Grace's idol, M... [Full Article...]

Del Potro bows out of Shanghai Masters due to injury

Del Potro bows out of Shanghai Masters due to injury If Coric wins Sunday's showdown, he will have beaten all of the "Big Four": Djokovic , Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray . "And then in the rallies, I thought he had more punch than me", he said. Zverev has been suffering with a cold but ratcheted up the pressure to grab the all-important break of serve in the ninth game before closing out the match against de Minaur. [Full Article...]

Thierry Henry appointed as Monaco's manager

Thierry Henry appointed as Monaco's manager Thierry Henry has been named as the new manager of AS Monaco and the Frenchman is already set to be lining up potential transfer targets as he looks to drag the club out of the bottom three in Ligue 1. Henry had worked alongside former Everton boss Roberto Martinez in the Belgium set-up, and helped the side to a third-placed finish at the World Cup in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Cora's 6 decisions that helped seal ALDS for Red Sox

Cora's 6 decisions that helped seal ALDS for Red Sox A year after losing to Houston in a four-game ALDS, the Red Sox open the best-of-seven matchup against the 103-win Astros on Saturday night at Fenway Park. Stanton, New York's big acquisition last offseason, was 4 for 18 (.222) with no RBIs. I'm not going to stand here and say I don't want to play any more baseball; my body feels great, and I feel healthy. [Full Article...]

Tua Tagovailoa opened Alabama's game vs. Arkansas with a flawless stat line

Tua Tagovailoa opened Alabama's game vs. Arkansas with a flawless stat line The Crimson Tide will be favored by double digits in every regular-season game from here on out, with their stiffest test coming in Baton Rouge on November 3 against LSU. Ty Storey threw an 8-yard pass to Cheyenne O'Grady to put the Razorbacks on the board. Arkansas: The Razorbacks might be able to win an SEC game this season, but it was never going to happen against Alabama. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton leads the way in first practice at Japanese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton leads the way in first practice at Japanese Grand Prix Hamilton heads into this weekend with a 50 point lead of title rival Sebastian Vettel, and the four-time World Champion thought there would be more from the German and his team. "I think probably the lap time flatters us a little bit", he told Sky Sports F1 , suggesting that Ferrarti had turned down their engines a bit on Friday. [Full Article...]

Ballon d'Or nominees: Who should win the prestigious prize?

Ballon d'Or nominees: Who should win the prestigious prize? The Ballon d'Or is separate from FIFA's own world player of the year awards, which was won by Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric . Ronaldo won the award past year. Modric's worldwide team-mates Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Rakitic are also on the shortlist, as are Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane . Brazil's Marta, crowned best women's player for a record sixth time a... [Full Article...]

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees 10/8/18, Prediction & Odds

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees 10/8/18, Prediction & Odds Down quickly 3-0 to the New York Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series , any whisper of faith Red Sox fans had in their No. 2 starter blew away in the October wind as quickly as Aaron Judge's blast in the top of the first. [Full Article...]

Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount named in England squad

Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount named in England squad The countdown clock to 2022 has since been taken down at St George's Park, but the focus and hunger remain under Southgate. Maddison, meanwhile, has started the season in similar fashion after joining Leicester in the summer, and has also been named in Southgate's squad for England's UEFA Nations League games away at Croatia and Spain . [Full Article...]

Kevin De Bruyne could return for Manchester City vs Liverpool

Kevin De Bruyne could return for Manchester City vs Liverpool City substitute Leroy Sane was sent sprawling by Virgil van Dijk with five minutes remaining and, just when it seemed as though the visitors might snatch victory, Riyad Mahrez sent his penalty sailing way over the crossbar. Sterling's experience gave him the edge at times, but Gomez stuck to his task; if he made a mistake, he was able to rectify it nearly instantly. The Champions League ex... [Full Article...]

Gary Neville fumes over Man United conduct regarding Mourinho leak

Gary Neville fumes over Man United conduct regarding Mourinho leak Jose Mourinho said he received a text from the Manchester United board telling him to pay no attention to reports he was to be sacked regardless of the result in Saturday's clash with Newcastle United . The French man had a successful three years at PSG, winning a domestic double and back-to-back trebles in his three seasons, but his lack of European silverware led to perhaps a premature exi... [Full Article...]

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling must handle Liverpool returns better - Pep Guardiola

Manchester City's Raheem Sterling must handle Liverpool returns better - Pep Guardiola Out of the four games, they beat us three times. What SHOULD be a cert, however, is a cracking contest between (in my opinion, lest some get upset!) the two best teams to watch and enjoy in the country. He said: "After the game it felt much more clear they deserved to win than after the analysis". It didn't look too serious, so there's a chance but we don't know. [Full Article...]

Manchester United set for UEFA sanctions after Valencia late show

Manchester United set for UEFA sanctions after Valencia late show The results they had against the top teams didn't get them points yet this season, but gave them very, very close results and very hard matches for the opposition. Don't get that anxious about what the manager said about you or the coaching staff. With Jose Mourinho having appeared to question Pogba's commitment and attitude on a number of occasions, along with other players, this was perhaps ... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli eyes 24th Test ton

Virat Kohli eyes 24th Test ton With hundreds on debut in Ranji trophy, Duleep trophy and Irani Trophy, all eyes were on Prithvi after it was announced he is set to make his debut in the first Test match. "It was a good challenge for me and I think I did well", he added. He was out trying to drive legspinner Devendra Bishoo but only chipping straight back to the bowler. [Full Article...]

Yankees Clinch Home Field for AL Wild Card Game

Yankees Clinch Home Field for AL Wild Card Game And in so doing, they clinched home field for Wednesday's AL Wild Card Game against the Oakland Athletics . The Yankees and A's split six games this season, both going 2-1 in their own ballpark. The Yankees had the third-best record in baseball, behind Boston and Houston . After Greg Bird's RBI double put NY up 2-1 in the fourth, Torres hit a 1-1 pitch from Rodriguez out to right, sailing ov... [Full Article...]

Rockies to play Thursday, Friday afternoon in NLDS if they beat Cubs

Rockies to play Thursday, Friday afternoon in NLDS if they beat Cubs Chicago stays at Wrigley Field for Tuesday night's wild-card game. If the Rockies win, they will advance to the division series against the Milwaukee Brewers and they would play afternoon games on Thursday and Friday. After a 5-4 home win on Sunday against the Oakland A's, Scioscia finishes with a 1,650-1,428 regular-season record. "When we do play again, we'll bring our "A" game and be r... [Full Article...]

Mauricio Pochettino - Tottenham Hotspur 'showed character' despite loss to Barcelona

Mauricio Pochettino - Tottenham Hotspur 'showed character' despite loss to Barcelona The Barcelona supporters sang his name, the scoreline was shaped by his feet and intelligence and Spurs now find themselves facing a battle to stay in the Champions League . Tottenham's task was made even harder with three core players out injured: Defender Jan Vertonghen, midfielder Dele Alli and playmaker Christian Eriksen, who all featured 11 months ago in a victory over European champion... [Full Article...]

The View from Italy: What can Liverpool expect against Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli?

The View from Italy: What can Liverpool expect against Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli? If you play tennis and your forehand is good but the next day your forehand is not there, you think, "What is it?" I know you will make a fuss of it, but that's football. Even more so if the hosts play as they did in the first 25 minutes at Juventus when they produced some awesome attacking football with great combinations and intensity against a well-organised team, who were made to suffer as a... [Full Article...]


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