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Sports Rugby Championship: New Zealand thrash Australia in Sydney
Author: 0 Rugby Championship: New Zealand thrash Australia in Sydney

The All Blacks had conceded a drawn series to the British and Irish Lions, the backline was changed again, and off-field issues involving bugging, Aaron Smith, and Jerome Kaino were potentially distracting. The result was certain, and New Zealand took a major step toward retaining the Bledisloe Cup which it has held since 2003. New Zealand seemed headed for an historic winning margin but the tide turned.

Sports Franklin contract extension approved
Author: 0 Franklin contract extension approved

Previously, Sports Illustrated is reporting it's a six-year deal worth close to $5.8 million per year. Franklin's 2017 salary remains at $4.3 million but increases to $6.25 in 2022. Franklin, who directed Penn State to the No. 5 CFP and No. 7 final ranking in 2016, has mentored 44 players who've matriculated to the National Football League during his initial six years as a head coach.

Sports Tom Brady, Deshaun Watson share mutual admiration after Patriots-Texans joint practice
Author: 0 Tom Brady, Deshaun Watson share mutual admiration after Patriots-Texans joint practice

I could practice every day", the future Hall of Famer said . He is the favorite in Las Vegas to win MVP in the 2017 season. "She couldn't be any better considering everything she's gone through, and everyone in our family is so happy, she's got some tests back that were really positive, and she's on the road to recovery, so we're all very happy with that".

Sports Zverev Overpowers Hobbled Federer in ATP Montreal Final
Author: 0 Zverev Overpowers Hobbled Federer in ATP Montreal Final

Federer holds a 2-1 edge in career meetings with the German, including a victory on grass in June. Zverev stretched his match winning run to nine. The US$220,760 he earned by reaching the semifinals more than doubled his career prize money.

Sports US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards
Author: 0 US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards

The 30-year-old, who has plummeted to 148th in the world rankings, was denied a wild-card for this year's French Open . Sharapova is being given a wild card entry into the tournament, with the U.S. Other wild card entrants includes Taylor Townsend , Kayla Day , Sofia Kenin , Ashley Kratzer , Brienne Minor and Amandine Hesse . But in the triumph, Sharapova suffered the forearm injury that has sidelined her since, even after arriving in Cincinnati hopeful of playing as a ...

Sports The Yankees Have Struggled In One-Run Games
Author: 0 The Yankees Have Struggled In One-Run Games

But Devers quickly figured out Chapman, and the youngest player in the American League did something only one other lefty had done in Chapman's entire career, hitting the fastest-thrown home run pitch in at least a decade. Both runs came on a homer in the eighth inning. "A little bit more fun being at Yankee Stadium , where it's enemy territory". They have 46 games remaining, including seven with Boston, but the Red Sox have been playing good baseball for a couple of months and the ...

Sports Marshawn Lynch Protests The National Anthem During White Terrorist Rally
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch Protests The National Anthem During White Terrorist Rally

Lynch, the ex-Seattle running back who came out of retirement this year to sign with his hometown Raiders , sat on an orange cooler with his arms resting on his knees, while others around him stood. The decision by Lynch to sit comes the same day that civil unrest rocked the city of Charlottesville, Va. Lynch's motivations for sitting during the anthem are unclear, but it's possible he was doing so in protest and in an homage to Kaepernick.

Sports Usain Bolt guides Jamaica through to his farewell final in 4x100m relay
Author: 0 Usain Bolt guides Jamaica through to his farewell final in 4x100m relay

We waited a really long time. But none of the sprinters from the teams that did win medals had a similar problem to Bolt's, not even Justin Gatlin , the 35-year-old American who had upset Bolt in the 100-meter sprint here (and who was booed again by some members of the sellout crowd during introductions).

Sports Iran Adds Funding to Missiles, Guards After New US Sanctions
Author: 0 Iran Adds Funding to Missiles, Guards After New US Sanctions

In a session on Sunday, a total of 240 politicians out of 244 present voted to allocate $520m to develop the country's missile programme and boost foreign operations of the paramilitary troops, with only one abstention. According to the bill, Iran's combined government and military apparatus is tasked with devising a comprehensive strategic plan to counter the "US threats" within a period of six months following ratification of the bill.

Sports Cardinals 'rally cat' reportedly found, could be reunited with team
Author: 0 Cardinals 'rally cat' reportedly found, could be reunited with team

After the game, a fan insisted on taking the cat home, but it escaped when the fan tried to handle it. She then abruptly left with the cat. After making his (it's a he!) first grand appearance on the field Wednesday night in St. St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach trapped this kitty at the City Garden overnight. Seconds after grounds crew member Lucas Hackmann captured the furry friend, CATcher Yadier Meowlina hit a grand slam to take the lead and litter-ally cement Rally Cat's place in history.

Sports Pochettino promises end-of-the-window transfers at Spurs
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But the Argentine did observe following a heavy friendly defeat to Manchester City that his side were a "little behind", adding the arrival of big name players would provide the likes of Dele Alli and Harry Kane with the ideal motivation to match last season's exploits.

Sports New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox
Author: 0 New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

And he wasted little time making an impact. The Yankees would pad their lead. Carrasco had a no-hitter until Logan Morrison hit a two-out single in the seventh. But in the first of 10 key games between the AL East rivals in 24 days, Didi Gregorius and Todd Frazier followed Hicks' home run with RBI singles and Ronald Torreyes hit a sacrifice fly as the Yankees took a 5-3 lead and rebounded to close within 3½ games of the Red Sox.

Sports Philadelphia Eagles trade Jordan Mathews to Buffalo Bills
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles trade Jordan Mathews to Buffalo Bills

The options are definitely available now to the Bills, but what will happen for them next? As a result of the trade , Buffalo avoids Watkins' huge payday. Matthews has been the Eagles most dependable receiver - even before the Carson Wentz era took over - but a mix of career-low numbers in 2016 plus the Eagles additions of Alshon Jeffrey and Torrey Smith made the 25-year-old more expendable.

Sports Zidane happy to sign new Real Madrid contract
Author: 0 Zidane happy to sign new Real Madrid contract

The range of talent in Real's squad explains why their recent transfer activities have been geared towards building for the future rather than the immediate present, bringing in 19-year-old full back Theo Hernandez from Atletico Madrid and Spain under-21 midfielder Dani Ceballos.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Six Games Under Personal Conduct Policy
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Six Games Under Personal Conduct Policy

In September, the Columbus City attorney's office in OH announced that Elliott wouldn't be charged because of conflicting and inconsistent information . The league said Friday there was " substantial and persuasive evidence " that Elliott had physical confrontations last summer with his ex-girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson .

Sports Rooney Scores In Goodison Park Return As Everton Defeat Stoke
Author: 0 Rooney Scores In Goodison Park Return As Everton Defeat Stoke

Midfielders Ross Barkley and James McCarthy are out with groin and knee injuries respectively. Everton had earlier struggled for fluidity as Ronald Koeman fielded five new signings from the outset, with Jordan Pickford comfortable in claiming a clean sheet.

Sports Muktar Edris crashes Mo Farah party with 5000m gold
Author: 0 Muktar Edris crashes Mo Farah party with 5000m gold

It was a glorious win for 23-year-old Ethiopian Edris, the fastest man in the world this year, who had lost all his five previous meetings with Farah. Into the last 800m however and they ate Tiernan up, though the truth is Farah never looked entirely comfortable: they hit the bell in 12:40.17, and Farah was chasing all the way down the backstretch, unable to get himself in front when he either wanted to or needed to.

Sports Matthews traded after three seasons with Eagles
Author: 0 Matthews traded after three seasons with Eagles

As a result, it's clear to see that Matthews will be expected to assume No. 1 receiver duties upon his arrival. Roseman said once Matthews' name surfaced in the media in trade rumors, teams started reaching out about trading for Matthews.

Sports Rams acquire receiver Sammy Watkins in a trade for cornerback EJ Gaines
Author: 0 Rams acquire receiver Sammy Watkins in a trade for cornerback EJ Gaines

Gaines, while also loading up with a treasure chest of draft picks for next spring. Watkins had a team-high 39 receiving yards on four catches in Thursday's preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings. So they made a decision to move on from Watkins a year early and get a second-round draft pick. He caught 28 passes for 430 yards and two scores in his injury shortened season a year ago.

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