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The Nationals' series with the Cubs begins Friday at Nationals Park. Scherzer, who led the NL in strikeouts with 268, was taken out of or scratched from four of his last 10 regular-season starts because of different injuries. Left-hander Jon Lester will start Game 2 Saturday, followed by fellow lefty Jose Quintana in Game 3 Monday and right-hander Jake Arrieta for Game 4, if necessary, Tuesday.
  • Red Sox lose Nunez to knee injury

    Red Sox lose Nunez to knee injury

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    But this time , the series victor advances and the loser goes home. Without Ortiz, the Red Sox didn't just struggle to score runs, they ceased being interesting on a daily basis. Verlander will be making his 17th career postseason start and his first since 2014. For those who do not have a pay TV subscription, Major League Baseball offers a postseason viewing subscription that includes all World Series games and select playoff games or $24.99.
  • Conor McGregor: Tony Ferguson brands UFC champ ab**** and wants title fight

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    The fight was originally supposed to take place in September but Borg fell ill prior to the contest. I outboxed him and he didn't know what the f**k was going on. Believe me, I'm just as annoyed by the fact that Bisping hasn't faced a legitimate contender, that McGregor has never defended either UFC belt he's held, and that adding an interim belt into the mix seems like the solution every time the organization can't find a champion to defend their belt on pay-per-view.
  • Trump at medical center to meet with victims

    Trump at medical center to meet with victims

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    He called the gunman "demented" and said "we're looking into him very seriously". As a candidate and now as president, Trump has been often quick to respond ahead of the facts after mass shootings at home and aborad. Standing by her silver truck, she said she was anxious about Trump's visit. President Donald Trump ordered the flags on all federal buildings to fly at half-staff following the mass shooting that left more than 50 dead in Las Vegas .
  • Mourinho warns Man Utd that season could still end badly

    Mourinho warns Man Utd that season could still end badly

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    He produced his finest performance yet in a United shirt during the 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow, displaying a far greater measure of composure as a left sided defender in a back three, but he will want to be knocking on the door of Mourinho's first team sooner rather than later.
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    TOTTENHAM, Kane: "I'm not obsessed with leaving, but..."

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    Global football friendly match, England versus Turkey. While Slovenia captain Bostjan Cesar is conscious of the threat posed by Kane and Co, he says his team will approach the game with no sense of inferiority. I'd never looked too much into it, but he explained what the body does and how he could help me recover. "Make every day count", he told BBC Radio 5 live.
  • Chargers sign familiar face in kicker Nick Novak, waive Younghoe Koo

    Chargers sign familiar face in kicker Nick Novak, waive Younghoe Koo

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    Novak, who still lives in San Diego, made 101 of 117 regular-season field goal attempts as a Charger from 2011-14. Novak was released by the Texans last month after losing a competition with Ka'imi Fairbairn. When the Bolts hosted Kansas City in Week 3, they made a decision to punt twice in Chiefs' territory despite having the opportunity to kick a 50-plus yard field goal.
  • England vs Slovenia Live Stream Score Commentary in World Cup qualifying 2017

    England vs Slovenia Live Stream Score Commentary in World Cup qualifying 2017

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    The lead up to the game has been marred by the impending London Underground and train strikes which could affect thousands of fans. "There are some other top countries around the world struggling to qualify". 10) and Brazil (Nov. 14), when England will have to find a way to perform against nations likely to travel to Russian Federation as favourites rather than also-rans next summer.
  • Rockies fought to the end in wild loss to D-backs

    Rockies fought to the end in wild loss to D-backs

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    Jon Gray left the ball up in the zone early and often, quickly giving up three runs in the first inning, only to be pulled with one out in the top of the second. Gray is only 25 and this was his first career playoff game, so it's understandable why he may have been so amped for the game. The Diamondbacks led Major League Baseball in triples both this year and last, so they've always been there when needed, like a trusty old friends.
  • Scotland captain Darren Fletcher warns teammates after Slovakia win

    Scotland captain Darren Fletcher warns teammates after Slovakia win

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    On a night when his side hit the crossbar twice and visiting goalkeeper Martin Dubravka pulled off a string of world-class saves, it looked as if it was to be Hampden heartbreak once again. But even that war wound could not disguise his joy at a result that had Hampden rocking. "When you keep creating chances you know you are going to get more", Fletcher said.
  • New York Yankees: Three Keys to Taking Game 1 of the ALDS

    New York Yankees: Three Keys to Taking Game 1 of the ALDS

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    Game 1 will be played on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7:30pm at Cleveland's Progressive Field and will be aired on Fox. CLEVELAND- LeBron James was expected to show up at Game 1 of the ALDS on Thursday night. But like Chicago, the star power their roster boasters, from Bryce Harper to Daniel Murphy to Max Scherzer, makes them a contender for the crown. They have one of the best players in the game in Bryce Harper, and they will be able to take advantage of the opportunities the inconsistent ...