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Former White Sox Stars Robertson, Kahnle Lift Yankees to Wild Card Win Former White Sox Stars Robertson, Kahnle Lift Yankees to Wild Card Win
- October 05, 2017

The Yankees are hosting the Minnesota Twins Tuesday night in the winner-take-all American League wild-card game. The Yankees finished 91-71, six games better than the Twins, went 51-30 at home and swept Minnesota at the Stadium less than two weeks ago. (more...)
Five points heading into Yankees-Indians ALDS Five points heading into Yankees-Indians ALDS
- October 05, 2017

So it will be 17-game victor Trevor Bauer starting Game 1 on Thursday night against the wild-card Yankees and Kluber, the 18-game victor and Cy Young candidate, pitching Game 2 on Friday night at Progressive Field. Kluber will pitch Game 2, then come back for Game 5 on normal rest, so he will get two starts if the series goes long - but if the Tribe falls behind 2-1, he won't be available to come back on short rest for Game 4, as he would have been able to had he started Game 1. (more...)
Andrew Fifita withdraws from Australian squad to play for Tonga Andrew Fifita withdraws from Australian squad to play for Tonga
- October 05, 2017

Taumalolo represented Tonga at the last World Cup in England in 2013. "I just feel it's time to give back and hopefully I can assist and inspire young Tongan players to chase their NRL goals". "It is obviously a significant boost for Tonga as well as the World Cup - and global Rugby League in general". The newspaper said the players made themselves unavailable for New Zealand under a "secret pact", highlighting their reported unhappiness that Jesse Bromwich and Kevin Proctor were barred ... (more...)
Cam Newton Disses 'Female' Reporter ... Reporter's Pissed Cam Newton Disses 'Female' Reporter ... Reporter's Pissed
- October 05, 2017

She wanted to know if Newton found it enjoyable that wide receiver Devin Funchess was embracing the "physicality of his routes and getting those extra yards". Former Observer sports writer Jonathan Jones called Newton's comments an "embarrassing statement". Newton made a decision to preface his answer with a freakish "joke" about the hilarity of a female asking about route running. (more...)
United States, Mexico, Canada Announce Potential 2026 World Cup Cities United States, Mexico, Canada Announce Potential 2026 World Cup Cities
- October 05, 2017

In the next phase of the process, representatives from the 32 potential host cities will travel to Houston the week of November 13 for a "working session" with the United Bid Committee, the group said. "We have a vision for growing the game and engaging fans as never before". The United States , Canada and Mexico have joined forces in an attempt to bring soccer's biggest event to North America . (more...)
Murphy says lawmakers 'afraid of gun industry' Murphy says lawmakers 'afraid of gun industry'
- October 05, 2017

It will be interesting to see if that vote still takes place after the worst mass shooting in USA history occurred in Las Vegas. The House had been poised to consider a bill aimed at supporting hunters , fishers and anglers, but it's not on the schedule, Ryan said . (more...)
Premier League In Focus - West Brom vs Watford Preview Premier League In Focus - West Brom vs Watford Preview
- October 04, 2017

English Premier League club chiefs are gathering in London today for what is being touted in some quarters as one of the most important meetings since the league's creation in 1992. "Clubs agreed to adjourn to allow further discussion", a statement read. United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham have always been credited with a serious interest in overhauling the current distribution system of overseas TV revenue, arguing that they are the driving force of the Premier ... (more...)
The Problem With Windows Mixed Reality Is Windows The Problem With Windows Mixed Reality Is Windows
- October 04, 2017

The Dell Visor will cost $589 and can be pre-ordered here. Today Microsoft held a media event dedicated to its nascent Windows Mixed Reality platform , during which they unveiled the new free-to-play "experience", Halo Recruit . HMDs by Acer , HP, Dell , Lenovo , and more are now available for pre-order along with the new Samsung Odyssey . The headset also features two array microphones, an integrated AKG headset for 360° Spatial Sound and access to Microsoft's virtual ... (more...)
Southland Law Enforcement Officials Among Injured in Las Vegas Festival Mass Shooting Southland Law Enforcement Officials Among Injured in Las Vegas Festival Mass Shooting
- October 04, 2017

A few off-duty firefighters from San Bernardino County were also at the concert and assisted people who were injured, San Bernardino County Fire spokeswoman Tracy Martinez said. It's unknown if those concerts will go forward as planned. In Riverside County, a deputy sheriff was in critical condition and a correctional deputy was injured and released. (more...)
Premier League clubs agree further talks on overseas money Premier League clubs agree further talks on overseas money
- October 04, 2017

At the end of October and going into November, United then face a very hard run of Tottenham , Benfica, away at Chelsea and then Newcastle. The midfielder repaid his manager's faith with two of United's most outstanding individual performances of last season - one in the 2-0 win over champions Chelsea at Old Trafford and another in the Europa League final against Ajax. (more...)
Colorado Rockies: Jon Gray has the stuff to carry team this postseason Colorado Rockies: Jon Gray has the stuff to carry team this postseason
- October 04, 2017

In addition to the game's starter Zack Greinke , left-hander Robbie Ray, a 15-game victor, will be in the Arizona bullpen along with fellow starters lefty Patrick Corbin and right-hander Zack Godley. Taijuan Walker was the only Diamondbacks starter not on the roster. The D-Backs also have a secret weapon in J.D. Martinez has owned the Rockies this season, hitting.478 with three home runs with nine RBIs, and 10 runs scored. (more...)
Real Madrid eye £177m Harry Kane transfer after stunning month for Tottenham Real Madrid eye £177m Harry Kane transfer after stunning month for Tottenham
- October 04, 2017

Is away the new home for Tottenham? Coming as a surprise to many the Blancos have turned their attention on Kane out of nowhere and as Football pundits often suggest that Real Madrid president is all about results. Kane had a good chance blocked at the start of the second half after an Eriksen cut-back while Lloris easily collected a Scott Malone cross ahead of a save from Lossl at the other to end to easily deny Eriksen. (more...)
Aguero out for six weeks, says Argentina doctor Aguero out for six weeks, says Argentina doctor
- October 04, 2017

The Argentina worldwide was involved in an accident in Amsterdam when the taxi he was travelling in collided with a lamppost in the Dutch city. Consequently he missed his side's 1-0 victory at Chelsea the following weekend. A six-week lay-off would rule Aguero out of four more Premier League games including a home match against Arsenal along with the Champions League group games against Napoli. (more...)
Howe challenges Bournemouth to compete in Premier League Howe challenges Bournemouth to compete in Premier League
- October 04, 2017

Premier League clubs have delayed a decision on controversial proposals to give top teams a greater share of income from the sale of television rights. The rest, particularly those clubs relatively new to the division, point to the competitive nature of the league as being its real selling point. A meeting is scheduled for Wednesday where the proposal will be decided by a vote. (more...)
Who Ben Roethlisberger rates as NFL's all-time QB-WR duos Who Ben Roethlisberger rates as NFL's all-time QB-WR duos
- October 04, 2017

The "distraction" started when Roethlisberger failed to throw to an open Brown in the second quarter of Pittsburgh's 26-9 win over the Baltimore Ravens . Tomlin and Roethlisberger both expressed how such an outburst by Brown could be perceived among his teammates, especially the younger ones. "I'd like to think him and I together may be one of the best quarterback/wide receiver combos to ever play the game". (more...)
These Subway Ads Calling The Knicks 'Hopeless' Will Be Removed These Subway Ads Calling The Knicks 'Hopeless' Will Be Removed
- October 04, 2017

ESPN's Darren Rovell , citing a team source, says the ads will be taken down by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Fox Sports 1 paid for advertising space on the New York City subway and filled that space with advertisements that are harshly critical of the New York Knicks . (more...)
UFC Books Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar UFC Books Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar
- October 04, 2017

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway will go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. That extended Holloway's current winning streak in the Octagon to a hugely impressive 11 fights, including victories over the likes of Anthony Pettis, Ricardo Lamas, Jeremy Stephens , Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson. (more...)
Packers RB Ty Montgomery has broken ribs, may play against Dallas anyway
- October 04, 2017

For Montgomery's part, he told Spofford, "I'm going into this week as if I'm going to play". "...but at the end of the day, it's going to be up to me". Wide receiver Davante Adams does as well, but like Montgomery, he may be a long shot to play Sunday as well. Adams was taken off the field on a gurney and straight to a local hospital, where he spent the night for evaluation. (more...)
Stones keen to replicate Manchester City form for England Stones keen to replicate Manchester City form for England
- October 04, 2017

When asked about Guardiola's impact on his game, Stones said: "Really good". "I think so. I think I've always been moving in the right direction". "We have the players to do it", said the Manchester City defender. The Belgian played a superb one-two with Gabriel Jesus and with his supposedly weaker foot, unleashed a belting effort past compatriot Thibaut Courtois to score the victor against the team that got rid of him three years back. (more...)
Barca match played behind closed doors Barca match played behind closed doors
- October 04, 2017

The players were at the heart of the issues themselves, with Barca coming out for the game in the colours of the Catalonia flag and Las Palmas having Spain flags embroidered into their shirts. Speaking in a press release to explain the decision to play in front of an empty stadium on Sunday, he added: "Here at FC Barcelona we decided that we had to take some kind of measure to show our indignation to the world". (more...)