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Selectors are scrambling to assemble a team that can bat for a day in time for the third test, a day-night match which starts November 24 in Adelaide. "I am embarrassed to be sitting here, to be perfectly honest with you. We're not digging in enough, we're not having the pride in our wicket", said Smith.
  • Preston Smith, Redskins hand Vikings fourth consecutive loss

    Preston Smith, Redskins hand Vikings fourth consecutive loss

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    Fusco, the right guard, missed almost an entire game because of a concussion. Given all this, guys that haven't been doing as much as expected did more against the Vikings. With 5 seconds left before halftime, the Vikings opted to run a play from the Washington 3 instead of kicking a field goal. Bradford was absolutely dissecting Washington's defense and threw for more than 200 yards in the first half.
  • Giants will be without key piece vs. Bengals

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    The Giants have won three straight, all at home, and have no business being home underdogs on Monday Night Football. WR A.J. Green needs 104 yards to join Randy Moss as the only players in National Football League history to begin their careers with six straight 1,000-yard seasons.
  • Arizona Coyotes expected to announce details of a new arena Monday afternoon

    Arizona Coyotes expected to announce details of a new arena Monday afternoon

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    Since moving from Winnipeg in 1996, the team's only playoff series victories came in 2012, when they beat Chicago and Nashville before falling to Los Angeles in the Western Conference finals. The Coyotes signed a 15-year, $225 million arena lease deal with the city of Glendale in 2013, but the City Council voted to terminate the lease last year.
  • Isaiah Thomas scores 23 to lead Celtics past Pacers, 105-99

    Isaiah Thomas scores 23 to lead Celtics past Pacers, 105-99

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    Per the Pacers' official Twitter account , the team has ruled George out for Saturday's game against the Boston Celtics because of a sprained left ankle. After tossing the ball to center Amir Johnson at the top of the key, newly returned seven-footer Kelly Olynyk set a flawless off-ball screen for Thomas, who rolled to the wing to hit a wide open three-pointer facilitated by a perfectly timed Johnson pass.
  • Chicago Cubs parade celebration today at Four Winds Field

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    Bartman vanished from public view after interfering with a foul ball during the National League Championship Series in 2003. It is believed that a man named William Sianis who was a local tavern owner attempted to enter the 1945 World Series game with his goat Murphy but was either turned away or kicked out due to the animal's stench.
  • 4 takeaways from Broncos' 25-23 win over Saints

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    With some more misdirection, Brees and the Saints offense would quickly find another Will Snead touchdown, for 17 unanswered points and the touchdown lead (17-10). The Broncos scored on their opening drive of the game, cashing in on a 14-yard touchdown pass from Trevor Siemian to Jordan Taylor . It wasn't always pretty, but the Broncos found a way to win in Week 10 in New Orleans.
  • Lewis Hamilton takes Formula One pole in Brazil

    Lewis Hamilton takes Formula One pole in Brazil

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    Hamilton is considered the better wet-weather driver, but Rosberg dismissed that edge. Finally, the race re-started, again, behind the safety vehicle with Hamilton pulling clear and Verstappen charging. The race finally got going amid steady downpours after a 10-minute delay and the first six laps were conducted behind the safety auto. The German's podium means he now needs to top-three finish at the season finale in Abu Dhabi, irrespective of where Hamilton finishes.
  • Flacco throws three touchdown passes, Ravens beat Browns

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    Last night, Kessler completed 11 of 18 passes for just 91 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per pass attempt, but he did have one touchdown. I am sure he wants what is best for the team, and in that situation, Coach thought it was best to make a change because they had taken momentum and it was kind of a thing where we wanted a spark and you know.
  • Ramsey Could Play For Any Team On The Planet, Says Coleman

    Ramsey Could Play For Any Team On The Planet, Says Coleman

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    Wales manager Chris Coleman has declared Aaron Ramsey ready for World Cup action after confirming the Arsenal midfielder will start Saturday's crunch qualifier against Serbia . Mitrovic completed his brace in the 23 minute, but again the visitors fought back and Marc Janko equalised in the 62. "Dusan and I work well together and I hope we have another productive evening".
  • Could Cowboys use Dak Prescott and Tony Romo interchangeably?

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    There is no telling if the Cowboys might need Romo down the road. The Steelers are unexpectedly 4-4 and at home against a surprising 7-1 Dallas Cowboys team; what could go wrong? Voters often draw on stats to separate worthiness - it was tough to argue against TD-machine Cam Newton previous year.
  • Randy Gregory's latest failed drug test was reportedly for marijuana

    Randy Gregory's latest failed drug test was reportedly for marijuana

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    Gregory's troubles began even before he played a down in the National Football League when he tested positive for marijuana at the 2015 draft combine. Also, that's two failed drug test while he's already suspended for drug use. Ultimately, the Cowboys may have to go back to the well and draft some more defensive ends in 2017.
  • FINAL: No. 10 Penn State comes back to defeat IU 45-31

    FINAL: No. 10 Penn State comes back to defeat IU 45-31

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    IN led the Nittany Lions late in the fourth quarter before Saquon Barkley barreled into the end zone with 3:58 remaining to regain the lead. Following an IN three-and-out, Penn State hit on another big play, this time a 54-yard bomb to DaeSean Hamilton on a flea flicker.
  • Buckle up: Hamilton on pole, Rosberg alongside in title race

    Buckle up: Hamilton on pole, Rosberg alongside in title race

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    After the early drizzle cleared to leave a dry track, Rosberg's best lap of one minute and 11.740 seconds was just 0.093 seconds quicker than Hamilton . Hamilton is considered the better wet-weather driver, but Rosberg dismissed that edge. It would hardly be the Brazilian Grand Prix without a cloudburst or two .
  • Novak Djokovic: 'I've had a very good year'

    Novak Djokovic: 'I've had a very good year'

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    Marin Cilic feels he has overcome a hurdle by beating Novak Djokovic in Paris and is looking forward to the ATP World Tour Finals. After losing the final of the US Open in September, Djokovic claimed his conqueror, Stan Wawrinka , had established a "big five" by winning his third grand slam title, despite the Swiss' arguments to the contrary.
  • Ireland downs Canada 52-21 in test match

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    The injury-prone O'Brien lasted 20 minutes of this year's Six Nations before a hamstring injury ended his campaign while fellow flanker O'Mahony has not played for Ireland since a knee injury suffered at the 2015 World Cup put him out for a year.
  • Blue Jays to sign Kendrys Morales to 3-year, 33M deal

    Blue Jays to sign Kendrys Morales to 3-year, 33M deal

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    On the complete opposite end of the spectrum, Alou told Heyman that Bautista is considering accepting the Blue Jays' one-year, $17.2 million qualifying offer. The Toronto Blue Jays will officially have a new designated hitter next season. When looking at his entire 10-year career, Morales, has averaged.294/.366/.515, and.262/.360/.496, with RISP and 2-outs.
  • Neymar scores 50th global goal as Brazil humiliate Messi's Argentina

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    The top four South American teams qualify automatically while the fifth-placed side play a team from Oceania in a playoff. This World Cup qualifier match between Brazil and Argentina will be broadcast on BeIN Sports. "Following the day to day work of the national team, we are very tactically focused and we surprise people because we do have a good quality defence", said Inter's Miranda, before lavishing praise on Brazil's more box-office contingent in attack.
  • Confusion reigns over Smalling; what's going on at United?

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    Mourinho publicly questioned the fitness of the 26 year old following United's defeat of Swansea at the Liberty Stadium in south Wales on Sunday, making the same complaint about Luke Shaw , the left back. Smalling has made seven Premier League appearances thus far this season, but has been injured for each of United's last two matches, against the Swans and Burnley.
  • Dodgers trade Howie Kendrick to Phillies

    Dodgers trade Howie Kendrick to Phillies

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    The move gives the 33-year-old Kendrick a path to consistent playing time, something he wasn't guaranteed with the Dodgers. Klentak told ESPN the plan will be for Kendrick to continue to play left field, although FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reported the Phillies may now trade second baseman Cesar Hernandez, with Kendrick taking his role.
  • Curry bounces back, sets new National Basketball Association record

    Curry bounces back, sets new National Basketball Association record

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    Beasley got in on garbage time and quickly flashed his range, converting two quick threes, and continued to make the most of his opportunity on the offensive end. The Warriors , having built a very comfortable 31-point halftime lead, once again fell victim to their own complacency against a Mavericks team without most of its rotation Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams, Wesley Matthews, Devin Harris, Jose Juan Barea and ex-Warrior Andrew Bogut all were unavailable.
  • UFC 205: Kelvin Gastelum Misses Weight...Again

    UFC 205: Kelvin Gastelum Misses Weight...Again

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    The New York State Athletic Commission has a rule that if a fighter misses weight, their opponent must weigh-in within five pounds of his weight for the fight to be official. Following that fight, Gastelum was forced to move to middleweight for one bout before the UFC allowed him to try welterweight again. Kelvin Gastelum won't even be given the chance to redeem himself at welterweight.
  • Diego Costa pulls out of Spain squad

    Diego Costa pulls out of Spain squad

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    Diego Costa will miss Spain's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia on Saturday with a muscular problem, the Spanish football association has confirmed. Spain are level on seven points with Italy but top Group G on goal difference heading into this weekend's game against Macedonia in Granada. Chelsea striker Diego Costa is struggling with injury this week.
  • Rosberg: Past wins count for nothing in Brazil

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    As such, the former Sauber and Ferrari driver will participate in his final Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend. Last year, after being blitzed by Hamilton , Rosberg won the last three races to end the season on a positive note. "As usual, we will do our very best to treat this as a normal race", said technical chief Paddy Lowe. "It's an unusual scenario to be in - fighting for something and not knowing for sure that what you do will guarantee you're able to make it", said Hamilton .
  • Meeting with England highlights decline of Scottish soccer

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    The Arsenal midfielder, now on loan with Bournemouth, described the World Cup qualifier against the "Auld Enemy" as a "massive game", and explained that England manager Gareth Southgate has been showing the squad clips of previous games between the two countries.
  • Herath puts Zimbabwe in a spin as Sri Lanka extend lead

    Herath puts Zimbabwe in a spin as Sri Lanka extend lead

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    The two teams will play each other in a one-day global on Monday, when a triangular series also involving the West Indies gets underway at the same venue. With first innings centurion Karunaratne anchoring the innings with a patient 88 and Kusal Perera adding a quickfire 62 toward the end, Sri Lanka was able to declare its second innings on 258 for nine to set Zimbabwe 491 to win.
  • Richard Sherman fined for hit on Bills kicker Dan Carpenter

    Richard Sherman fined for hit on Bills kicker Dan Carpenter

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    Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman jumped offside, roughed Bills kicker Dan Carpenter because he didn't hear a whistle, and the Bills then got an inexplicable delay of game penalty as the officials botched the whole situation. They didn't blow the whistle so I played until the whistle was blown. "So when the ball gets tipped on a play, the rule is that if it's tipped there's no flag".
  • Fans sing great national anthem before Blues-Blackhawks game in St. Louis

    Fans sing great national anthem before Blues-Blackhawks game in St. Louis

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    Rookie Zach Werenski shrugged off an unfortunate bounce to score 1:21 into overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2. Crawford yielded three goals in that contest to fall to 14-5-5 lifetime versus the Blues but has stopped 164-of-169 shots while posting two shutouts during the Blackhawks' current winning streak.
  • Netherlands, Belgium draw in battle of lowlands

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    Belgium coach Roberto Martinez replaced Mertens with Lukaku in the 63rd and the powerful striker twice came close to levelling the scores 15 minutes later, first seeing a shot deflected wide and seconds later miscuing an effort from close range when he should have scored.
  • Prescott Leads Cowboys to Sixth Straight Win

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    Then came the first mistake. "It's going to be a test for us, and I think coming off a bye week is flawless for us to kind of get all our legs up under us and attack this game head on". When the score was 23 to 13 early in the fourth, Wendell Smallwood fumbled for the Eagles and the Cowboys recovered it. When the circumstances arose, we thought those were the best things to do at those particular times, and they worked out.