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Happ gets 18th win as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 3-2 Happ gets 18th win as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 3-2
- September 11, 2016

Ortiz has 40 career home runs at Rogers Centre, more than any other road ballpark. Melky Cabrera drove in a pair for the White Sox, who kept the Royals four games in back of the Orioles and Tigers for the second AL wild-card berth. Jon Lester continued his exceptional second-half pitching while Kris Bryant supplied the offense in Chicago's victory over Houston at Minute Maid Park. (more...)
Nationals' Stephen Strasburg has flexor mass strain, no timetable for return Nationals' Stephen Strasburg has flexor mass strain, no timetable for return
- September 11, 2016

What Lessard called "a little strain" in Strasburg's flexor mass on the side of his elbow was about the best news the team could have gotten. He is officially without a timetable to return but Lessard said the new injury isn't expected to prevent Strasburg from returning this season, likely in time for the playoffs. (more...)
Philippine leader riles at Western colonial powers at summit Philippine leader riles at Western colonial powers at summit
- September 11, 2016

The president emphasized that he believes the American public will examine Trump's contradictory track record "and make a good decision". But in a statement, the Philippine foreign ministry said: "In the passionate intervention of President Duterte, he underscored the need to take a long historical view of human rights mindful of the atrocities against the ethnic people of Mindanao". (more...)
Santana, Lindor power Indians past Astros
- September 11, 2016

Making his first major league start, Paulino (0-1) gave up four runs and four hits in three innings. Castro added: "I thought it was pretty obvious it was a foul ball". Meanwhile, the San Diego Padres were in dominant form as a seven-run third inning set them up for a 14-1 win over the Colorado Rockies. Joyce said after the game that he hadn't yet seen the replay. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Laments Below Par Manchester United Players
- September 11, 2016

Speaking after the game, a delighted De Bruyne told the club's official website: "It was hard, especially in the second half, because they were much stronger physically and in the air but I think we coped well and we had the chances to get the third in the second half". (more...)
Late Cazorla penalty lifts Arsenal past Southampton
- September 11, 2016

The penalty decision prompted furious protests from the Southampton players and visiting coach Claude Puel was left seething with referee Bobby Madley's call. Arsenal gave debuts to late transfer window signings in Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez, acquired from La Liga clubs Valencia and Deportivo La Coruna respectively for a combined £52 million ($69 million, 61 million euros). (more...)
West Ham stunned by superb Watford comeback West Ham stunned by superb Watford comeback
- September 11, 2016

We have a good penalty taker already, a great one", said Bilic. It was a brilliant strike by France global Etienne Capoue that put the away side ahead just eight minutes into the second half, followed up by a fourth goal from Jose Holebas in the 63rd minute, sealing West Ham's fate. (more...)
Tired Strong maybe happiest Big 12 coach after opening games Tired Strong maybe happiest Big 12 coach after opening games
- September 11, 2016

Bob Stoops, who coached Oklahoma back into the playoffs last season, now may be in a little trouble at the school, especially if his team is about to slip a bit and Texas, the arch rival, is about to come back on. Tempo was a factor, but so was the physicality of the Texas running attack. The Pack is a run-first offense out of the Pistol formation. Buechele was given the freedom to gunsling, and the team was 16-for-26 with 280 yards and two touchdowns in his first game with the Longhorns. (more...)
Ranieri: Vardy must earn England shirt
- September 11, 2016

Liverpool followed up a 4-3 win in an up-and-down match against Arsenal with a 2-0 loss against newly-promoted Burnley. Bet365 make Liverpool 8/13 favourites to win this one with Leicester 9/2 outsiders. They're two clubs that had drastically different feelings about how they finished off the last campaign, but both are in a similar position in terms of the work that lies ahead of them this year. (more...)
Charleston Southern has 10 starters suspended vs. No. 3 FSU
- September 11, 2016

So because these student athletes used left over money for other purchases in the bookstore, they're being penalized. The school announced 14 players will serve their suspension during the FSU game while 16 other students had their suspensions were staggered in the first two weeks of the season. (more...)
Buescher on verge of claiming improbable berth in the Chase
- September 11, 2016

Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Jamie McMurray and Ryan Newman also are in the mix - all mathematically still alive - all on the bubble, needing to have good races without doing too much to cause a burst. "We feel pretty good about where we're at". You didn't think we'd complete this list without at least one reference to the guy whose first division title came 19 years ago in a mini-stock auto at Langley Speedway, did you? He has a career average finish of 20.1 there. (more...)
FedEx playoffs get underway at The Barclays FedEx playoffs get underway at The Barclays
- September 10, 2016

The Barclays has an $8.5 million purse , so players still can make up ground. Dustin Johnson is just 34 points behind. Stenson had begun the week in 14th spot on the FedEx Cup standings. He won at Plainfield Country Club by six shots from Henrik Stenson . Then there's something of a gap to Adam Scott in third, Russell Knox fourth and Jordan Spieth in fifth. (more...)
JT Barrett: JT Barrett totals 7 TDs in season opener
- September 10, 2016

The Buckeyes may be inexperienced, but they're as talented as any team in the country. Zach Terrell threw for 218 yards and a touchdown, Jamauri Bogan had a 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down and visiting Western Michigan posted a 22-21 upset of Northwestern. (more...)
Obama meets with leader who called him a 'son of a b----'
- September 10, 2016

Obama cancelled Tuesday's planned meeting with Duterte on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-hosted summit after the notoriously acid-tongued Philippine president launched a barrage of insults the previous day. The brief meeting took a little sting out of the soured relations caused by Duterte's intemperate language in referring to Obama earlier this week. (more...)
City players must keep their cool - Guardiola
- September 10, 2016

United head into the game having made a strong start to life under Mourinho, winning all three of their opening Premier League games. Guardiola says his rivalry with Mourinho brings the best out of him as a coach and insists he can learn a lot from the Portuguese. (more...)
Serena stunned by Pliskova in US Open semis
- September 10, 2016

While she knows she'll feel the nerves of her first major final, Pliskova has already weathered the hostile crowds on Arthur Ashe stadium in her victories over the Williams sisters and says she's ready for anything. "So many simple, simple shots that I easily could have made", Williams said. "For me, it's just incredible to be after Steffi the next No. 1 player in Germany", said Kerber, who at 28 will also be the oldest player to reach the top of the rankings. (more...)
Day eager to see Tiger back
- September 10, 2016

He has been out for a while but it is always tough to come back, even though you are the greatest of all time. "This time I think he's done it the right way by waiting and not coming back too soon". "I'm definitely looking forward to watching those tournaments and seeing how his body holds up, how the mental side and how the golf side hold up as well". (more...)
United States 4 Trinidad and Tobago 0: Altidore nets brace United States 4 Trinidad and Tobago 0: Altidore nets brace
- September 10, 2016

The Hex now awaits. As the usa threatened again, midfielder Sacha Kljestan blocked a clearing attempt early in the 44th minute . The game began to stretch out as the second half progressed and both teams saw counter-attacking chances go begging. (more...)
Rio police want to question International Olympic Committee head over Ireland's ticket allocation
- September 10, 2016

Police say that Mr Hickey received 296 tickets after his written request to the International Olympic Committee president. The IOC said that Thomas Bach "has no plans to travel to Brazil" after he pulled out of attending Wednesday's opening ceremony, the first time that an IOC president has missed the event since 1984. (more...)
India wins four-match Test Series against West Indies, 2-0 India wins four-match Test Series against West Indies, 2-0
- September 10, 2016

We always had the team to beat in T20 cricket. "The support is there regardless.We want to fly the flag high and do our best and give a 110 percent". We are playing cricket 11 months in a year and maybe we can play the remaining one month here, if the weather is like this. (more...)