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Almora-Schwarber at top of Cubs Game 5 lineup vs. Kershaw

To add to the tension, Dodger third baseman Justin Turner , who hit a walkoff home run in Game 1, made it a one-run game in the eighth inning, making it a 3-2 ...


Jose Mourinho defends Manchester United style, states 'defending is not a crime'

But we weren't in control of the game. N'Golo Kante, Danny Drinkwater and Victor Moses are sidelined for Chelsea , while David Luiz (calf) and Tiemoue Bakayo...


West Ham must beat Brighton after Burnley heartbreak - Reid

The London side are 15th in the table with eight points from eight games while Brighton are a spot above them with a similar record but a better goal difference...


Michigan State RB LJ Scott charged with driving with a suspended license

Numerous previous charges against Scott were either dropped or reduced. East Lansing Police Lt. Chad Connelly did not immediately return a message seeking com...


Leicester Caretaker Manager Appleton Targets Win Vs Swansea

And then if people want to raise those questions, I'm sure they're more than happy to do that at a different date". 'I think on current form from their poin...


Tigers plan to hire Ron Gardenhire as manager, report says

Multiple sources told The Athletic's Katie Strang that Tigers general manager Al Avila entered the process leaning heavily toward a candidate with previou...


Oklahoma basketball receives votes in USA Today Preseason Men's Poll

Duke, the perennial powerhouse out of the ACC , received 774 votes, 27 more than the Spartans of Michigan State. N.C. State, which has a new head coach this se...


No Christmas Eve match for Newcastle United

December 24 falls on a Sunday this year and there had been speculation matches could be played on that date. The Premier League has abandoned plans to sched...


Blazers hand Suns worst season-opening loss in National Basketball Association history

The Suns' franchise previous worst-loss was a 44-point deficit against the Seattle Supersonics on April 2, 1988. The Trail Blazers were able to go up by as ...


Teammates impressed with Teddy Bridgewater in first day back

Bridgewater returned to practice Wednesday, Oct. 18, for the first time since suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in August 2016. Vikings coach Mik...


Ronald Koeman confident he retains full support of Everton board

Bertrand Traore's victor for the away side leaves Everton with just one point in their group and next up is on the agenda. Koeman revealed he was given stro...


Roger Goodell Is a Weak, Hot Mess During Anthem Protest Press Conference

Responding to a series of questions about pro football players' protests, Goodell said that while only "about a half a dozen players" continue to kneel for th...


Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener

I'm fine", Green told ESPN after the game, as he walked gingerly out of the locker room. "I don't know how serious they take defense with that comment", Gr...


Steelers S Mike Mitchell fined $48k for hit on Alex Smith

Smith stepped out of the initial contact, and was able to dump the ball off to rookie Kareem Hunt , who was open in the flat. Luckily the refs did throw the fl...


Celtics' Gordon Hayward unlikely to return this season following surgery

With Hayward now slated to miss the final 81 games of the 2017-18 regular season, the Celtics will be forced to trudge forward without the team's key free age...


Big Ten changes men's basketball schedule to 20 conference games

But that is about to become the norm. The Big Ten announced on Thursday its increasing the conference schedule to 20 games in men's basketball and 18 in w...


Baez homers twice, Cubs edge Dodgers to avoid Major League Baseball playoffs sweep

As breakthroughs go, this was a big one. "(It has been a) very hard start to the postseason for him, and that's what he can do". Baez, whose glove and bat hel...


76ers' Ben Simmons On NBA Debut: "Felt Like I Was Playing 2K"

The Orlando Magic had a net rating of minus-5.4 with Meeks on the court during 2016-17, on par with the production Washington got from its reserve guards last...


On Diwali, Swaraj promises medical visas for everyone, including Pakistanis

On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, India announced to grant medical visas to all Pakistani deserving cases pending. This special Diwali announcement from S...


Man City v Napoli predictions: Champions League preview, line-ups & betting tips

Manchester City return to league action on Saturday when they host Burnley at the Etihad Stadium. Sergio Aguero was an unused substitute on Saturday. City ...