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Washington's righty got more attention, got the recognition. But Hendricks and Chicago got off to the best start possible. Out at Nationals Park on Saturday, the National League Division Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals will continue with Game 2.
  • Goffin enhances ATP Finals chances in Tokyo

    Goffin enhances ATP Finals chances in Tokyo

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    The fourth seed moved another step closer to booking his place at the ATP World Tour finals next month as he reached his second final in as many weeks after seeing off Argentinian Diego Schwartzman . "It's really clear in your head, and you trust in your hands". Cilic wasted no time in dispatching Harrison 6-2 6-0 in under an hour, while Mannarino's victory avenged his defeat to Sugita in the Antalya Open final.
  • Real Madrid Keeping Tabs On Chelsea Star

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    With that in mind, the Sun has alleged that the Blues will offer new deals to Hazard and Courtois in the coming weeks, and both are expected to receive pay rises to keep them happy at Stamford Bridge. Though it is common knowledge that Los Blancos' first-choice signing would be Manchester United's David De Gea , Courtois has reportedly been identified as the ideal alternative, with Zinedine Zidane and co.
  • BusinessGhana News: Stars depart Kenya Thursday evening for Uganda 'do-or-die

    BusinessGhana News: Stars depart Kenya Thursday evening for Uganda 'do-or-die

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    A win against Uganda would make second place qualification into the third round likely, where teams will contest in another round of group stage matches - with the victor of each group qualifying for the World Cup. The Black Stars are coming off a dominant 5-1 win against Congo and are undefeated in the competition so far. Ghana now sit third in Group E with five points, four above bottom side Congo-Brazzaville.
  • 17th place for Amy Tinkler in World all-around final

    17th place for Amy Tinkler in World all-around final

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    The surprise win by Hurd, who was fortunate to even make the USA team after a sixth-place finish in the all-around at nationals in August, makes it seven straight all-around titles for the United States at Olympics and worlds. Black needed a 13.534 or better on the floor to win gold, but she earned a 13.433 instead. "It feels great. I'm surprised actually because I feel like I did pretty much the same as qualifications, just cleaned up a little bit", she said.
  • £42m Contract rebel wants move to Man United, Barcelona or Real Madrid

    £42m Contract rebel wants move to Man United, Barcelona or Real Madrid

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    As for Ozil, there's slightly more hope. Ozil has missed the majority of the season through injury and club legend Martin Keown believes the German has "already left" the club in his mind. "I think he's testing Wenger more than any other player has", Keown told BBC 5 Live. He didn't want to go. 'Suddenly he was injured again, he played nine minutes against West Bromwich Albion on the Monday, so how did he get injured there? 'I think in some departments he's already left.
  • Liverpool legend Nicol states how long Klopp has before he's sacked

    Liverpool legend Nicol states how long Klopp has before he's sacked

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    Given their inconsistent start, it's hard to really predict what this season has in store for the Merseysiders . Liverpool trail second-placed Manchester United by seven points ahead of the October 14 showdown. I'm not one that jumps on the bandwagon and listens to criticism after seven games. "It only takes one big win and one big performance, where you blow someone away, and then you're back on the right track".
  • Chancellor: Ole Miss will use landshark as on-field mascot

    Chancellor: Ole Miss will use landshark as on-field mascot

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    Rebel the Black Bear will be no more beginning in 2018 when Ole Miss officially changes its mascot. "Upon learning of the ASB poll of students, we sought input from the executive committees of the Ole Miss Alumni Association , the Staff Council, the Faculty Senate, and the Graduate Student Council, as well as from the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and the Spirit Squad head coaches".
  • Can hosts India turn on the style against USA?

    Can hosts India turn on the style against USA?

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    But, thanks to a penalty goal by USA's captain , the visitors got their campaign off to a flying start. However soon Anwar Ali and defender Jitendra Singh effectively marked Josh to slow down his movement for some time. The Africans rued the missed chance after a hand ball in the area allowed Paraguay's Rodriguez to seal victory. In the second half, it was Chris Durkin's brace which doubled the lead for the Americans, as they took away their first three points of the tournament.
  • Florida executes man convicted of double murder

    Florida executes man convicted of double murder

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    The Associated Press reports Lambrix died at 10:10 p.m.at the Florida State Prison and his final moments were spent reciting the Lord's Prayer. Lambrix said Moore assaulted and killed Bryant. Michael Lambrix had argued that the Thursday execution should be halted after Florida's death penalty sentencing method was found to be unconstitutional.
  • Steele off to hot start in defence of title

    Steele off to hot start in defence of title

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    He won the title past year by one stroke and his return was spurred by an eagle at the par-five fifth hole in a round where he made just one bogey. "A little bit of everything worked for me today", Steele said. Phil Mickelson posted a second straight three-under 69, which puts him six shots back at six-under 138. Steele did not get to the Tour Championship , his last event being the BMW Championship three weeks ago but unlike his fellow leaders, does have wins on the PGA Tour to his ...
  • ALDS Series Preview: Yankees vs Indians

    ALDS Series Preview: Yankees vs Indians

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    When discussing Cleveland's 2017 season, you have to start with the number 22. They have joined the NFL Texans as the pride of a city that was ravaged by Hurricane Harvey and continue to provide a distraction for a few hours each time they play to the natural disaster that Houston will be digging its way out of for years.