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Sports New York Yankees Advance To ALDS
Author: 0 New York Yankees Advance To ALDS

A new one, the only one, is about to begin. The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros were runaway winners in their respective divisions and it seems as if many people have forgotten the Chicago Cubs are the defending World Series champions.

Author: 0 Cubs' Hendricks to start Game 1 of NLDS against Nationals

The Cleveland Indians are done marveling at their record-setting season, focused instead on avenging their dramatic extra innings Game Seven loss in last year's World Series and snapping Major League Baseball's longest title drought. With Game 1 set for Friday at 6:38 pm on TBS, the Chicago Cubs got closer to setting their roster. "I was very patient about it because we're humans, we're not robots, and I always had the confidence in them that we would always, eventually turn into the ...

Author: 0 A capsule look at the Yankees-Indians playoff series

Gray's last start against Cleveland came on August 3, a 5-1 loss in which he pitched six innings, giving up four runs, two earned, on four hits, with six strikeouts and three walks in his Yankees debut. "There's nothing I can say that's going to be stirring, motivational, substantive in a sense that it's going to change their minds about anything", said Cubs manager Joe Maddon.

Sports Worrying Gareth Bale-Real Madrid statistic emerges following latest injury
Author: 0 Worrying Gareth Bale-Real Madrid statistic emerges following latest injury

The Reading midfielder, 31, said : "I've seen a lot of Ben [Woodburn] in this campaign and he reminds me of what Gareth was like when he was younger". "But you don't get there with ones and twos, it is about everybody". Ireland, though, will be a tough match for the Welsh. While Serbia is expected to top the Group D, Coleman's men need to hang on to their second spot and thus secure a playoff berth by being a part of the eight best second-place teams.

Sports England v Slovenia: Southgate's men to record another routine home win
Author: 0 England v Slovenia: Southgate's men to record another routine home win

Victory at Wembley will secure passage to Russian Federation for Gareth Southgate's men, but despite being on the brink of qualification - the England boss has warned his players not to take their own places for granted. Four wins, one draw, no losses. Thomas Muller is one of the senior players who is in there and I think that, having had his own struggles, he'll be out to prove a point.

Sports Saquon Barkley, DaeSean Hamilton earn weekly Big Ten honors for Penn State
Author: 0 Saquon Barkley, DaeSean Hamilton earn weekly Big Ten honors for Penn State

The return was the first for touchdown by a Penn Stater since Chaz Powell had a 95-yard return against Indiana State in 2011. Even though watching a game with a critical eye is important, sometimes it's important to revel in the little things of a game, so here are five complete overreactions to Penn State's Week 5 victory over Indiana.

Sports Penn State football wins half of Big Ten's weekly awards
Author: 0 Penn State football wins half of Big Ten's weekly awards

The fourth-ranked Nittany Lions visit Northwestern Saturday at noon on ABC. "Ron Dayne (of Wisconsin), Eddie George (of Ohio State), Tim Biakabutuka (of Michigan ). Hamilton was voted the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, while Barkley earned Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors. This is Barkley's third weekly honor of the season after he was named Offensive player of the week in Week 1 and Week 4.

Sports Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades
Author: 0 Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades

Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton and running back/kick returner Saquon Barkley have earned Big Ten weekly accolades after stellar performances Saturday against Indiana. He also set the school record for career catches. Barkley is the first Big Ten player and the sixth FBS player since 1996 to have a touchdown return and passing touchdown in the same game.

Sports Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley
Author: 0 Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley

After surviving their Week 4 game against the Iowa Hawkeyes by the skin of their collective teeth, the Nittany Lions returned to Happy Valley with a chip on their shoulders and blew past an under-matched IN squad IN impressive fashion. It was Penn State's first kickoff return for a touchdown since Chaz Powell housed one against Indiana State in 2011. He ranks ninth in the nation in rushing with 574 yards and has scored a touchdown rushing, receiving and kick returning.

Sports Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in at Las Vegas tragedy
Author: 0 Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in at Las Vegas tragedy

Center Tristan Thompson , who started 78 games for the Cavs last season, will now come off the bench, according to multiple reports. Then, over the summer, Shumpert's name was mentioned in several trade rumors, which only served to add to his confusion.

Author: 0 Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We haven't played together still in like four years", Wade said. "I can't speak to laws or changes", he said. The Hawks (1-1) got 18 points from point guard Dennis Schroeder, 15 points and eight rebounds from small forward Taurean Prince and 13 points from center Dewayne Dedmon.

Author: 0 Centre of attention - Cavs makes Kevin Love change

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We're more versatile offensively and defensively", Lue said. Earlier in the week, Shumpert shared that he and Lue had an air-it-out meeting prior to the Cavs' minicamp in Santa Barbara, California, last month to discuss his place on the team after he was included in trade talks over the summer.

Author: 0 Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role

As for James, he took part in the team's shootaround earlier in the day and worked out before the game, with Lue saying the four-time league MVP was feeling much better. Tuesday night: In exhibition highlights, the Houston Rockets overcame Carmelo Anthony's 19 points in just 20 minutes and Paul George's 15, spoiling their Oklahoma City Thunder debuts with a 104-97 victory in Tulsa, Okla.

Sports Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role
Author: 0 Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role

As for James, he took part in the team's shootaround earlier in the day and worked out before the game, with Lue saying the four-time league MVP was feeling much better. Tuesday night: In exhibition highlights, the Houston Rockets overcame Carmelo Anthony's 19 points in just 20 minutes and Paul George's 15, spoiling their Oklahoma City Thunder debuts with a 104-97 victory in Tulsa, Okla.

Sports Jose Mourinho Has Street Named After Him in Portugal Hometown
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Has Street Named After Him in Portugal Hometown

Martial appears to be happy again amidst the competition - a welcoming sight from last season's constant solemn expressions and frowns. "This is a tribute of a city and country that want to perpetuate this special name". Asked about United's impressive start to the season, the Portuguese replied: "Nothing happened yet". After playing Argentina in Quito on Tuesday, Valencia will make the 9,000 km journey back to Manchester ahead of the trip to Anfield to face Liverpool on Saturday in a ...

Sports Lynx beat Sparks to claim WNBA Finals rematch
Author: 0 Lynx beat Sparks to claim WNBA Finals rematch

The cumulative score in those games is 908-908. The change allowed the league's two best teams-the Los Angeles Sparks and Minnesota Lynx-a clear path to meet in the Finals despite both residing in the Western Conference. 1 picks they got in exchange for having the league's worst record to draft can't-miss stars Augustus in 2006 and Moore in '11), prudence (trading for Fowles and Whalen, and selecting forward Rebekkah Brunson in the 2009 dispersal draft) and scouting (acquiring supporting ...

Sports Jupp Heynckes to be appointed interim Bayern Munich manager
Author: 0 Jupp Heynckes to be appointed interim Bayern Munich manager

Heynckes, who has not worked since 2013, had also coached Bayern from 1987-91 and briefly took over at the end of the 2008/9 season before becoming head coach between 2011-13. Bayern are yet to appoint Ancelotti's replacement, with Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann , ex-Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel , Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone, and former Bayern boss Louis van Gaal all believed to be in the running.

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