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Rivera then nailed Harper trying to go to second in the fourth inning. I mean, when he left it was 2-1. The Cardinals remained a half-game behind the New York Mets and one game behind the Giants for the two NL wild cards. RHP A.J. Cole allowed three runs in five innings Tuesday against the Mets . He did give up for walks to tie a season-high, but they didn't hurt him.
  • After exhibition games against Canada, US has work to do

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    Make no mistake, the result of this one won't mean a thing when the tournney begins against the Czech Republic next Saturday, but the victory was certainly better than the alternative. After Bergeron scores, Pavelski doubled the lead on Canada. Rivalries developed, and each team wanted to win whatever trophy was on the line. You just don't know for sure what it's going to be like until you see it.
  • Ceferin says Super League must not be allowed to happen

    Ceferin says Super League must not be allowed to happen

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    Michel Platini has been given permission by FIFA's ethics committee to address the UEFA Congress in Athens this week despite his four-year ban from all football-related activity. The ethics committee of world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association handed down an initial eight-year ban for Platini and Fifa's then-president Sepp Blatter last year.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Wants Real Madrid To Offer Him a 10-Year Contract

    Cristiano Ronaldo Wants Real Madrid To Offer Him a 10-Year Contract

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    Right now, I'm not thinking about anything else in my career, all I want is to retire at Real. What's more, we achieved the victory with players who don't always get given as much playing time as some of the others. This was done before the new Champions League was established in 1992-93, which means if Real Madrid will be able to accomplish a repeat, they will be the first ones to do it in this modern incarnation of the European title.
  • Rain-soaked BMW Championship sees slight decline in attendance

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    It was his third victory in his last eight starts dating to the U.S. Open at Oakmont for that breakthrough major. South African golf legend Gary Player congratulated Schwartzel on Twitter after the BMW Championship and wished him well for Atlanta, saying: " Nicely played today and good luck in Atlanta ".
  • Rio Paralympics 2016 get underway

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    Wheelchair daredevil Aaron Wheelz showed the spirit in the opening act at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian athlete Marcia Malsar falls as she carried the paralympic torch during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept.
  • Hill pulled after 7 perfect innings; Dodgers top Marlins 5-0

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    He tossed seven flawless innings with nine strikeouts against the Marlins. The Yankees won the 1996 World Series, with Cone playing a key role, and Cone threw a ideal game against the Expos in 1999. With Hill missing quite a lot of games this year due to the blister and other injuries, suddenly the decision to pull him out might remain un-romantic within Baseball's context, but pragmatic and maybe the right one in the long term, if the Dodgers do end up going far in the postseason, and Hill's ...
  • Johnson caps Mets' comeback for 6-4 win over Braves

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    Gonzalez (11-9) gave up one run and four hits, bouncing back from a rough outing against Atlanta in his last start. NOTES: RHP Seth Lugo (3-2, 2.38 ERA) will start for the Mets against Braves RHP Williams Perez (2-2, 4.62 ERA) in Sunday's series finale.
  • Every Michigan TD From The Wolverines' 51-14 Win Over UCF

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    The Wolverines piled up a 31-0 lead early in the second quarter and made Central Florida look bad in the process. Wormley then tipped a 49-yard field goal attempt by Wright with 2:38 to go in the second quarter to force a miss. His goal was to disrupt UCF's quarterbacks and for a good part of the game, it worked. Justin Holman landed awkwardly at the end of a run in the first half, walked off the field gingerly after an evaluation and didn't return to play.
  • CM Punk's Next Fight Shouldn't Be in the UFC, Dana White Says

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    Mickey postured up and landed some big bombs on CM, doing damage and passing guard to maneuver into side control. Punk almost got free, but Gall clearly held the upper hand leaving his opponent with no choice but to tap his hand on the mat, ending the fight the way many inside UFC predicted.
  • Rookies Leicester, Rostov mixing it with cream of Europe

    Rookies Leicester, Rostov mixing it with cream of Europe

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    On the Champions League opening day, five-time winners Barcelona hosts Celtic " a team it inflicted six goals on the last time they played in the group stage " and Bayern Munich takes on Russian newcomers Rostov. Real Madrid starts their title defense of the UEFA Champions League title with a home game against Sporting CP this Wednesday afternoon on Fox Sports 2.
  • Flat battery and broken down car prompts Tyson Fury no show

    Flat battery and broken down car prompts Tyson Fury no show

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    Morecambe-based Fury pulled off a big shock when he out-pointed Klitschko to lift the WBA, WBO and IBF world titles in Germany in November after the Ukrainian had reigned as world champion for almost a decade. It's okay, I can wait. I may be 41 then but I will wait if it gets put back to March or something. "I'm looking forward to the fight and really hope we'll eventually meet in the ring instead of another press conference".
  • Mickey Gall Chokes CM Punk Into Submission At UFC 203

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    He's the biggest favorite on the card but you can't count Punk out. "I think that dude's corny and I want to punch the spikes out of his hair", Gall said. "I don't remember tapping out", Miocic said. "This is the most fun I've ever had". "I'm awkward, uncoordinated and I'm old and I'm fat and I'm lazy and I suck and I was a fake athlete, I'm not going to be able to do it.' If you believe all that stuff then you're not going to be able to do it".
  • Enrique plays down talk of Barcelona rift

    Enrique plays down talk of Barcelona rift

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    The Catalan giants will take on the Scottish champions at the Camp Nou on Tuesday with the two sides having met during pre-season. Ibai Gomez's 64th minute strike won the game for the Basques after Jeremy Mathieu had cancelled out Deyverson's surprise opener.
  • Pitt holds off Penn State rally to win 42-39

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    While Narduzzi will search for answers to how and why Penn State was able to storm back in the second half, turning a blowout into a nail-biter, the Pitt coach was pleased with most of what he saw from his offense. But the offense had momentum after converting on fourth down, and he's a quarterback with penchant for the big play. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi also has some previous experience against Penn State and his coaching counterpart, James Franklin.
  • Nathan MacKinnon: Nathan MacKinnon scores twice in Team NA win

    Nathan MacKinnon: Nathan MacKinnon scores twice in Team NA win

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    Team Canada isn't viewing the 23-and-under group as a loveable young upstart like most fans, but rather a legitimate threat to the title. Or maybe you can get excited about Jannik Hansen and Luca Sbisa playing for Team Europe? With several members of the Pittsburgh Penguins representing their countries (or continents, I suppose), I think it's worth predicting who I believe will come out on top of this tournament.
  • Slow stops hurt Harvick's chances of winning Southern 500

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    During one 16.6-second stop, Harvick fell from first to 12th and while he got back to second, correctly said on the radio after that stop, "It's pretty much over at this point". Buescher, who won a rain-shortened race at Pocono in August, must hold 30th or better next week at Richmond to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup .
  • CM Punk loses UFC debut fight

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    In fact, the welterweight said he'd like to fight in the UFC as soon as possible to erase the memory of being dominated by Gall (3-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC ) on the event's PPV main card. This is not a legitimate UFC fight. He gravitated to MMA after trying other sports, then took advantage of an appearance on UFC President Dana White's online series, "Looking For a Fight".
  • Angelique Kerber looks like No. 1 player in US Open semis win

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    Had Williams won the Open, she would have surpassed Steffi Graf's record of 186 consecutive weeks at No. 1. The No. 2-seeded Kerber came back to win five of the last six games after trailing by a break at 3-1 in the third set. Tattooed and very tall - the 24-year-old stands at 6ft 1in (1.86m) - Pliskova lists Brazilian author Pablo Coelho as her favourite writer and fishing as her hobby.
  • Don´t blame Mkhitaryan and Lingard for derby loss - Mourinho

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    Guardiola refused to criticise Bravo and said he was glad the City goalkeeper had carried on taking the kind of risks he wanted him to take even after the mistake for United's goal. "In the box it is more hard to give and he didn't want to give it". And Santi Cazorla secured Arsenal's second win of the season when the Spanish midfielder stroked home a controversial penalty awarded for Jose Fonte's tackle on Olivier Giroud in the 94th minute.
  • Carson Wentz says game already has slowed down

    Carson Wentz says game already has slowed down

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    The Eagles went 1-9-1. Bringing Wentz in and having him start would have continued this cycle, which is one no quarterback should want to be a part of. 2 overall. "We're not in a hurry to fill it just yet", Pederson said. Even the top rookie quarterbacks make their share of mistakes during their first season in the NFL.
  • Untouchable Pedrosa stuns in Misano

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    Even then Rins wouldn't let him go and stuck to Baladassari's back wheel before trying a move on the final lap, but ran wide and had to settle for second after a superhuman ride. Bastianini led at the start of the last lap, but Binder put in a scorcher to take back the lead with just a couple of corners to go. It's good that I got the top satellite position but it wasn't in the way that I would have wished to score it after the weekend I have had.
  • Browns fall to Eagles in season opener

    Browns fall to Eagles in season opener

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    Still, he was elevated to No. 1 after the Eagles traded Sam Bradford to Minnesota. Roseman and Pederson elected to move their expected Week 1 starter and name Wentz the team's starter, citing that the opportunity to acquire a first-round pick with their franchise quarterback of the future already on the roster was too great of an opportunity to pass up.
  • No time for United to sulk after derby defeat, warns Marouane Fellaini

    No time for United to sulk after derby defeat, warns Marouane Fellaini

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    Manchester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, has spoken of his delight at scoring the victor in Saturday's Derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford. In true Mourinho style, he refused to blame himself after the game, and instead singled out "two or three players in the first half who if I know what was going to happen I would not play them".
  • Carr, Raiders rally to beat Saints 35-34

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    The deal contains a no trade clause, keeping Brees in New Orleans in lockstep with his head coach for at least two more seasons. But with a second year in coordinator Bill Musgrave's system and almost all of his key skill position players back, Carr expects even better results this season.
  • Brady, Bell, Dareus among stars suspended by NFL

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    Both teams made it to their respective conference championship games previous year and will want to go one better this season. Quarterback Carson Palmer and all the key players on offense return on a team that led the National Football League with 408.3 yards per game and bolstered its pass rush by acquiring Pro Bowl defensive end Chandler Jones from New England in the offseason.
  • Chargers WR Allen out with leg injury

    Chargers WR Allen out with leg injury

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    Allen had six catches for 63 yards before the injury. Should the team defeat Kansas City, the mood will still be quite somber in the locker room due to the news concerning Allen. Last year he totaled eight games before injury struck, this year he won't finish one. This would be a huge loss to the Chargers offense, as Allen is a highly productive WR, recording no less than 67 receptions in his first three seasons.