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Sports Toronto cashes in on Porcello's HR tendencies — Blue Jays Takeaways
Author: 0 Toronto cashes in on Porcello's HR tendencies — Blue Jays Takeaways

It was past 12:40 a.m. and the game had lasted over 5 1/2 hours when the 18th inning began. Boston is 4-0 in Porcello's last 4 home starts against Toronto. Bautista's home run in the third marked his first round-tripper since August 11. He spent a week not being able to pull anything, but since his 0-for-4 Thursday night, every ball Bautista has put in play had been to the left of centre field, save one pop-up behind the plate, until his double into the right-field corner in the ninth.

Sports Cameroon: Despite Draw With Cameroon, Super Eagles to Get Full Match Bonus
Author: 0 Cameroon: Despite Draw With Cameroon, Super Eagles to Get Full Match Bonus

They have made Nigeria proud and I commend them. The result means Cameroon have just three points from four matches and can no longer finish top of Group B. The Chipolopolo could put pressure on the Super Eagles with a win away in Constantine against the Fennecs on Tuesday, with the two sides set to meet in a potentially decisive showdown in Uyo in early October.

Sports US Open Tennis 2017
Author: 0 US Open Tennis 2017

Open. Federer, the third seed, has the tough Juan Martin del Potro , the 24th seed, to contend with. Nadal has to get through #nextgen player Andrey Rublev , one of a handful of young dynamos making strides this year. There was little ailing Federer on court Monday night. "I think it would mean a lot for both of us", Federer said. A lot's happened since 2009.

Sports Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma
Author: 0 Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma

The game could be played this Sunday at a different location or in Miami later this season. Rescheduling the game in November would result in the Dolphins and Buccaneers playing 16 straight games, which is not ideal for either team. Putting Buccaneers-Dolphins at a neutral site seems viable, and the decision to take the game out of Miami five days out should keep most of those options open.

Sports Brazil, France allege Rio Olympics vote-buying scheme
Author: 0 Brazil, France allege Rio Olympics vote-buying scheme

Prosecutors said Nuzman was detained to give testimony and although not arrested he had his passport confiscated. The outlet reported that prosecutors said "without the presence and negotiation of Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the ingenious and complex corrupt relationship narrated here could not achieve the success that it has achieved".

Sports Socceroos sweating on Japan result after edging Thailand
Author: 0 Socceroos sweating on Japan result after edging Thailand

Enough bullshit! We now need saving", he wrote on Twitter. "But this team has room to grow and I want to make the team better heading toward the World Cup". "We are all very happy". For the first time since 2006, Saudi Arabia will be in the World Cup. "We got stronger and stronger and in the second half, we deserved to win".

Sports Venus Williams wins thriller; will face Stephens
Author: 0 Venus Williams wins thriller; will face Stephens

Williams, who improved to 2-4 all-time against the Czech 13th seed, will return to the world top five for the first time since January 2011, a span that saw her diagnosed with the energy-sapping disease Sjogren's Syndrome. "I was happy about this match because she wasn't seeded here, but obviously, she knows how to play", the ninth-seeded Williams said of Suárez Navarro.

Sports England and India set for T20 clash in Bristol next summer
Author: 0 England and India set for T20 clash in Bristol next summer

They completed whitewashes in both Tests (3-0) and ODIs (3-0). "It is nice to see someone like [England one-day wicketkeeper] Jos Buttler, who could easily decide not to play four-day cricket, but he is still doing so for Lancashire when he can - he wants to play Test cricket".

Sports Le Veon Bell finally joined his team-mates
Author: 0 Le Veon Bell finally joined his team-mates

The rusher of the Pittsburgh Steelers Le Veon Bell has finally agreed to wear the label of player franchise next season, on Monday. According to Ed Bouchette, head coach Mike Tomlin is happy with where he is physically. "Much as I anticipated, he's in great physical condition ". We'll continue to watch his progress throughout the week, not only in terms of what he's able to execute from a football conditioning standpoint but also from a quality of execution standpoint, a detail ...

Author: 0 Diamondbacks' Martinez ties Major League Baseball record with four HRs

Carlos Martinez throws three-hit shutout in Cardinals' win over Padres SAN DIEGO - Carlos Martinez threw a three-hitter and struck out 10, Yadier Molina hit a two-run single and the St. Martinez capped his huge night with a two-run homer to left field off Wilmer Font in the ninth. Homers by Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez and Alcides Escobar carried the Royals to a 7-6 win at Detroit.

Sports Kevin Anderson celebrates
Author: 0 Kevin Anderson celebrates "incredible" win over Sam Querrery

Querrey stands six foot six inches (1.98 meters) while Anderson is six foot eight inches (2.03m), making the meeting the tallest grand slam quarter-final, semi-final or final of the Open Era. The Spaniard denied Schwartzman on a break point in the fourth game, and on 6-of-8 in the match, then broke again in the seventh game before holding for victory in just under two hours.

Sports Gambin plays as Malta lose to Scotland
Author: 0 Gambin plays as Malta lose to Scotland

Slovenia's 4-0 win over Lithuania may have helped them leapfrog Scotland into third place but for Strachan, his players and the Tartan Army that's not really important. "The Slovakia game will be massive now, hopefully the fans come out and support us next month". "What has changed in the last few games is the way we press teams, which is down to the fitness of the lads".

Sports How Did the Red Sox Use an Apple Watch to Steal Signs?
Author: 0 How Did the Red Sox Use an Apple Watch to Steal Signs?

New England Patriots star Tom Brady was suspended four games by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the "Deflategate" investigation concluded the quarterback conspired to use illegally underinflated footballs in the 2015 AFC championship game.

Sports Florida State drops in the Coaches Poll
Author: 0 Florida State drops in the Coaches Poll

Defending champion Clemson moved up to No. 3 on Tuesday. How far did Florida State fall after a 24-7 loss to Alabama ? "I have them at a shaky seven now exclusively because their defense is filthy", Davis said. 6 after playing a tighter-than-expected game against Western Michigan . The Associated Press began its college football poll on October 19, 1936, and it is now the longest-running poll of those that award national titles at the end of the season.

Sports Point against Honduras ´huge´ for USA, says Arena
Author: 0 Point against Honduras ´huge´ for USA, says Arena

It was just their third home loss in qualifying since 1985 - and came 16 years to the day the USA and Arena lost 3-2 to Honduras at Washington's RFK Stadium . Altidore served a one-game suspension for yellow card accumulation. While the opponent and conditions presented formidable obstacles, the Americans had come away with two victories in their previous three visits, including a 3-2 result that clinched a 2010 World Cup berth.

Sports Will Zeke Play? If So, Giants Won't Mind
Author: 0 Will Zeke Play? If So, Giants Won't Mind

Because this testimony from Elliott came in the form of his attorney asking him whether the alleged "conduct" by Thompson "spill over into the Cowboys?" The judge says he'll have his decision by Friday evening. "Once again, the commissioner relied on a variety of evidence and not one single statement from a single witness". At the start of the hearing, National Football League attorney Daniel Nash told the judge it was "his understanding" that Elliott could play Sunday night ...

Sports Star India wins global media rights for IPL
Author: 0 Star India wins global media rights for IPL

Star India has won rights for the next five seasons of the IPL starting from 2018, when it will be broadcast on the network's sports channels and on its video on demand platform Hotstar . Star India will own the exclusive television as well as digital rights to the Twenty20 cricket matches, which is contested between eight teams of domestic and worldwide players.

Sports Conor McGregor Apologises To Dana White In Vulnerable Moment After Mayweather Loss
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Apologises To Dana White In Vulnerable Moment After Mayweather Loss

As most know Mayweather after beating McGregor, retired from boxing that night and it's probably safe to assume we'll never see him in the ring again. "The training facilities in Floyd's gym are great", he said. I get a little wobbly and floaty. Max Markson, the agent of Floyd Mayweather in Australia, says that the latter has now changed his ways, and he is "a reformed character who deserves another chance".

Sports Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC ODI rankings
Author: 0 Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC ODI rankings

He scored a couple of centuries and a fifty in the series. He will be replaced by Rahane in today's match. Stressing on the importance of maintaining transparency during this experimental stage, the skipper explained the rationale behind rotating players even after some of them have performed well.