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The Sox got on the board first when Travis Shaw hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning off of Miranda. Kimbrel (2-3) got the victory by pitching 1 1/3 innings. The National League All-Star has struggled in his return to the AL and has allowed 18 hits - including four homers - and six walks in just 14 1/3 innings.
  • IOC decides against full ban on Russian athletes

    IOC decides against full ban on Russian athletes

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    The Games begin on August 5. On a conference call with reporters Sunday, IOC president Thomas Bach said the IOC's decision had been hard and that he was aware it would not please everybody. "We don't have time enough to do such a thing", Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov said on Sunday, ruling out any CAS challenge by his organisation and dashing any lingering Olympic hopes for Stepanova.
  • Fans target U.S. keeper Solo with teasing Zika chant

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    Solo was among the U.S. players who filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for wage discrimination, saying the men's national team players have been paid much more than many on the women's team, which for years has out-performed the U.S.
  • Players gird themselves for a long and wet PGA

    Players gird themselves for a long and wet PGA

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    Day birdied Nos. 6 and 9 in a 2-under 34 on the front nine that put him at 9 under, two strokes ahead of second-round co-leaders Jimmy Walker and Robert Streb, British Open champion Henrik Stenson, Emiliano Grillo and William McGirt. He doubted 63 would fall due to rising winds but admitted, "Somebody gets hot, you never know". "But I played some nice golf out there". That also could strain drainage at an already saturated course that endured three inches (7.5cm) of rain in the previous five ...
  • Cowboys holding off on veteran QB after Kellen Moore injury

    Cowboys holding off on veteran QB after Kellen Moore injury

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    Almost everyone agrees. Then why are we spending so much time and energy trying to find his emergency replacement? We've got to look at that. One thing they need to keep in mind though, the team is not going to accomplish their goals if star quarterback Tony Romo misses any significant time.
  • Aroldis Chapman reportedly coming back to haunt Reds with Cubs

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    Basically, the Cubs saw a weakness in their bullpen and attempted to fix it with the best person available. "Obviously we are aware of the circumstances surrounding Aroldis Chapman's suspension earlier this season", chairman Tom Ricketts said in a statement addressing last winter's domestic abuse allegations and the 30-day suspension that followed under baseball's new domestic violence policy.
  • Stadium move brings dangers - Bilic

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    Wins will help West Ham adjust to new home, says Bilic was posted in Sports of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on August 05, 2016 and was last updated on August 05, 2016. "Part of the reason I wanted to stay is because we have a good group of lads and are moving into a new stadium and a new training ground, it's exciting", he told the club's official website .
  • Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa in men's soccer

    Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa in men's soccer

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    We'll face more difficulties yet. South Africa had defender Mothobi Mvala sent off on the hour for a second bookable offence. Iraq and Denmark also drew 0-0 in their first game, leaving all teams tied going into Sunday's matches. The Mexicans took the lead early in the second half through Oribe Peralta but Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnarby levelled soon after. "The fans come to the stadium to see goals and victories", he said.
  • Bomb squad probing possible blast near cycling finish line

    Bomb squad probing possible blast near cycling finish line

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    In recent days, bomb squad members have detonated a number of unattended bags in controlled explosions in Rio. He did not give his name because he was not authorized to speak. As reported previously, no one was injured as a result of the controlled explosion and the men's road cycling event was unaffected as they continued as normal without even rerouting from the scheduled finish line.
  • Obama Shortens Eugene Man's Prison Sentence

    Obama Shortens Eugene Man's Prison Sentence

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    Obama - a proponent of federal prison reform - has called for the shortening or eliminating of mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenders as a way to address the inadequacies of the criminal justice system. After sentencing , his term was cut to 27 years, putting him on track for release in 2020. Obama's 562 total commutations include 197 people formerly serving life sentences .
  • Doping investigator faces 'deluge of requests' on Russians

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    Bach says a total ban on Russian Federation "would not be justifiable" on either moral or legal grounds "because every human being is entitled to certain rights of natural justice". International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Sunday rejected criticism of his handling of the Russian Federation drugs scandal, taking a thinly veiled jab at the World Anti-Doping Agency's reaction.
  • Athletes in Rio Olympics' refugee team luckier than many

    Athletes in Rio Olympics' refugee team luckier than many

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    CRI's Huang Shan has more. Ten refugees, including Yusra, will participate in the Rio Olympic Games under the Olympic flag as the International Olympic Committee formed the unique team for athletes that have fled conflict-riven countries and regions, reports Xinhua.
  • Sri Lanka roll Australia in Kandy

    Sri Lanka roll Australia in Kandy

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    Those two wickets coupled with the dismissal of Mitchell Marsh for 25, also trapped lbw by Herath, saw Australia lose three batsmen for two runs in the space of three overs. Get a FREE 2-week trial now & stream LIVE within minutes. "Tough week, credit to Sri Lanka the way they played". The record belongs to the famous Bangalore Test in 1986-87 when India's Maninder Singh and Ravi Shastri, and Pakistan's Iqbal Qasim combined for a match tally of 24 wickets.
  • Round 2 of PGA in the rain at Baltusrol

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    But the sun broke through and the course dried as the day wore on, setting up a flurry of good scores that set the stage for a tension-filled battle over the last 36 holes of the year's final major championship. "Right now he's just so tentative through impact; he's just not confident", Mickelson said. You kind of got to wait for it. You don't know when it's going to happen.
  • In or out? Klopp has his say on Sakho's Liverpool future

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    Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has admitted that he is not sure if the club will make any more signings before the end of the summer transfer window. "It's a lot more intense, probably the most intense I've ever experienced at any club", he said. Klopp said that he wants to see " more about the team play" because although "individual skills" can "win some games", according to the manager they must "involve all of these individual skills in team play".
  • Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled in China due to bad weather

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    If it was a friendly, it becomes a double friendly now. "We are very disappointed not to be able to play for our supporters here in Beijing", he said in a statement. They had their training sessions moved at short notice from the national stadium to the Olympic Sports Centre the day before the game as they worked out in stifling and humid conditions.
  • Fabregas sent off in Chelsea's friendly win over Liverpool

    Fabregas sent off in Chelsea's friendly win over Liverpool

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    Jurgen Klopp has offered Mamadou Sakho some reassurances over his Liverpool future after the defender was sent home from the tour of the United States . And, speaking after his team's 1-0 reverse, Klopp revealed he is yet to learn the full extent of the damage in a situation he described as "not cool".
  • Motor sports: Patient Matt Kenseth comes away with Sprint Cup victory

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    He and first-year crew chief Mike Bugarewicz exchanged texts dealing with setup notes on Saturday night, after Stewart flew to OH to oversee the Kings Royal sprint vehicle race at Eldora Speedway, which he owns. After a lap at 107.263 miles per hour in his Penske, Castroneves will start on the outside of the first row. Sigh. Even the restarts with potential for dramatics, resulted in mostly fender benders that then resulted in tire rubs instead of all-out melees battling for position.
  • Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled

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    He showed contempt for a couple of questions from reporters, when he was asked about whether he would shake City manager Pep Guardiola's hand and when he was questioned about his reaction to Portugal's Euro 2016 win. And an irritable Mourinho was left equally dumbfounded as to why such scrutiny was being placed on any pre-match trivialities between the two. Obviously it's disappointing because we've looked forward to playing a derby in Beijing for a long time.
  • Brazil arrests group planning Olympics terrorism

    Brazil arrests group planning Olympics terrorism

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    The gender of the people was not given. In monitored internet communication the suspects had discussed buying AK-47 assault rifles in Paraguay and attacking Olympic sites, Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said. Muslim leader Hammadeh said the organization was concerned with the arrest of 10 Brazilian citizens police said had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
  • Man City players ordered off pizza in Guardiola fitness kick

    Man City players ordered off pizza in Guardiola fitness kick

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    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola oversaw his first win with the club as they defeated Borussia Dortmund 6-5 on penalties in the International Challenge cup. "He can play there [defence], he is quick, aggressive, intelligent and strong in the air". "We didn't travel to China just for a holiday or for a training session", an angry Guardiola said at a press conference on Wednesday in Shenzhen.
  • Chelsea: Blues win as Cesc sees Red

    Chelsea: Blues win as Cesc sees Red

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    I always gave an identity to my teams. BTW, who do you think will win the game? "We try to find them". The German has added the likes of Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum to his squad, but those transfers pale in comparison to the reported £100m fee Manchester United are set to pay for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
  • Three Russian cyclists banned from Rio Olympics, three under investigation

    Three Russian cyclists banned from Rio Olympics, three under investigation

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    In June, police told AFP they had found drug dealers pushing similarly labeled packets, this time containing marijuana. The IOC said any Russian athletes with a previous doping suspension will be ineligible to compete at the Olympics. The 14-member team, and in particular the women, are hoping to improve on that mark in Rio de Janeiro and help Brazil end a history of poor medal hauls compared with other large countries.
  • Stokes ruled out of Edgbaston Test

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    In a match featuring a career-best 254 from Joe Root and a mammoth 506 runs in total from the captain and his deputy, Cook hailed the collective response to defeat at Lord's. Stokes was returning for England for the first time since, only to be struck down this time with pain in his right leg while bowling on Monday. "It was us showing the standard of cricket we can play", he said.
  • Napoli's Higuain Joins Juventus For £75m

    Napoli's Higuain Joins Juventus For £75m

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    Last season's standout player of the Serie A scored an record 36 goals, surpassing the long-standing feat of Gunnar Nordahl who held the record for 66 years. "It was my decision to leave, but it was [ De Laurentiis ] who pushed me into making it. I'd like to thank the fans and my teammates, but not De Laurentiis ".
  • Rajinikanth's Kabali earns Rs 250 crore on day 1, claims producer

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    Adarsh said Kabali had emerged number one in Malaysia taking into account Tamil and Telugu opening-day collections in that country and was number three in the United States and Canada. Cut outs and banners of the actor, known for his style and gimmicks, were erected outside theatres which wore a festive atmosphere as fans turned up in good numbers, with cut outs, banners and festoons, adding colour to the screenings.
  • Juve nets Higuain from rival Napoli for €90 mil.

    Juve nets Higuain from rival Napoli for €90 mil.

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    Gareth Bale never seemed worth the 100 million, but served another objective - to announce Real Madrid as competitors to Barcelona - and with 2 Champions League trophies won since, Florentino Perez was vindicated, in a sense. They even increased their bid to £92m plus £8m worth of add-ons. Higuain proved himself as a key player for Napoli. Last season, he scored 36 goals in 35 games.
  • USA Men's Basketball defeated China in Exhibition Game

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    Klay Thompson rediscovered his shot last night, as he and new Warriors teammate Kevin Durant combined for 36 points to lead Team USA to a dominant victory over China. Just two games into the United States basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big. They're two different teams.
  • Barack Obama: Clinton will be 'most qualified' candidate ever

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    Think about everything you learned as a child, no matter where you were raised. Meanwhile, in Philadelphia, Democrats continued their well-choreographed convention, with a procession of accomplished lawmakers and others taking the stage to build support for Clinton.