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Sports Vegas Play of the Day: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs
Author: 0 Vegas Play of the Day: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs

Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper came through in the clutch Sunday, hitting a game-tying home run against the Chicago Cubs . Let's start with Quintana, who was making his postseason debut. Following Washington's 2-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs , Baker and his club are on the verge of being eliminated from the playoffs. Arizona won its last six regular-season games against the Dodgers, but Los Angeles dominated its NL West rival when it mattered most, sweeping an opponent ...

Author: 0 Mitchell McClenaghan, Brendon McCullum hit by postponement of South Africa's T20 league

According to ESPNCricinfo , Moroe had admitted last week that the cricket governing body in South Africa was set to lose $25 million with the first edition of the T20 Global League . "We're still not sure what this postponement means: Will contracts be carried over?" "We will be looking at all implications of this for players‚ including what compensation should be paid to them".

Sports New England Patriots QB aggravated left shoulder injury in Week 5
Author: 0 New England Patriots QB aggravated left shoulder injury in Week 5

Sunday will be a big game for the Pats and the Jets, as both teams are tied atop the AFC East, along with the Bills. Brady has been a mainstay on the Patriots injury report for years with minor ailments, but those bumps and bruises have never prevented him from suiting up.

Sports Wales players urge Coleman to stay on
Author: 0 Wales players urge Coleman to stay on

Wales , who were without their talisman Gareth Bale , fell short of qualifying after West Brom midfielder James McClean smashed the ball past Wayne Hennessy in the 57th minute to give the Republic of Ireland a memorable win. The news comes as a serious blow for the Republic , who must beat Wales in Monday night's Group D clash, live on Sky Sports , in order to reach the play-offs for the finals in Russian Federation.

Sports Mets confirm intent to buy Syracuse Chiefs as Triple-A affiliate
Author: 0 Mets confirm intent to buy Syracuse Chiefs as Triple-A affiliate

According to a Monday afternoon report from Mark Weiner of Syracuse.com , the Mets have reached an agreement to purchase the Syracuse Chiefs of the International League. Now, it appears as though the organization has finally secured a Triple-A affiliate within the state of NY. Governor Andrew Cuomo joined both the New York Mets and Syracuse Chiefs organizations at NBT Stadium on Tuesday to formally announce the union of the two teams.

Sports Le'Veon Bell calls for Steelers to give workload back to RBs
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell calls for Steelers to give workload back to RBs

According to Timothy Rapp of Bleacher Report, quoting tweets by Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL .com, Roethlisberger maintained during his radio show that he hasn't lost his confidence, one day after saying that "maybe I don't have it anymore" following a five-interception performance in their 30-9 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars .

Author: 0 Chris Coleman will 'make his own mind up on Wales future'

Gareth Bale and a number of senior members of the Wales team have reportedly urged manager Chris Coleman not to quit. Wales' 2018 World Cup hopes were ended by Monday's defeat against the Republic of Ireland , whose win secured their place in the qualifying play-offs.

Sports 'Gutted' Kyrgios apologises for controversial Shanghai retirement
Author: 0 'Gutted' Kyrgios apologises for controversial Shanghai retirement

He was docked a point to put the score to 4-4. "I can't play at 100 percent if that stuff happens - and then you expect me not to be angry", Kyrgios told Lahyani. He went 3-0 up in the tie break but as Johnson pegged him back he was irked by spectators in the close-knit arena getting up between points. "The conditions were brutal", Isner said.

Author: 0 Mitchell Trubisky makes National Football League debut on MNF

He held down the fort in Sam Bradford's absence in Weeks 2-4 and was totally prepared when his number was called just before halftime at Soldier Field. "(Guard) Nick Easton had a great block", McKinnon said. Just not right away. McKinnon burst through the right side of the offensive line for his first touchdown of the season.

Sports Thai junta chief vows polls in November 2018
Author: 0 Thai junta chief vows polls in November 2018

Mr Prayut gave the new date following much criticism over a possible further delay in elections. "Is it clear?" the often gruff Prayut told reporters, adding that he would announce the exact date next June. "Prayuth wants to delay the election but he knows that after the king's cremation, there will be pressure for an election", said Kan Yuenyong of the Siam Intelligence Unit think tank.

Sports Ronaldo, Messi headline 30-man Ballon d'Or nominees list
Author: 0 Ronaldo, Messi headline 30-man Ballon d'Or nominees list

He and Ronaldo combined to win in every year since 2007. The remaining 25 names on the shortlist will be announced at intervals throughout Monday with the final five released at 6.15pm. The Ballon d'Or is an annual award presented by the French Football Association and has been a revered competition since 1956. Ronaldo spearheaded Real Madrid for double titles of La Liga and UEFA Champions League for the first time during the past 59 years, which would give him huge bonus for the award, ...

Sports Cardinals make trade for Adrian Peterson
Author: 0 Cardinals make trade for Adrian Peterson

The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to acquire running back Adrian Peterson in a trade with the New Orleans Saints , according to Dianna Russini of ESPN . Peterson's air miles should get a nice bump from a second transatlantic trip in a month too. The Cardinals are averaging just 2.6 yards per carry with a group that consists of Chris Johnson , Kerwynn Williams and Andre Ellington.

Sports Liverpool Dealt Massive Sadio Mane Injury Blow Ahead Of Man United Clash
Author: 0 Liverpool Dealt Massive Sadio Mane Injury Blow Ahead Of Man United Clash

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has bemoaned the Reds losing Sadio Mane to injury ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting with Manchester United . Mane has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances for the Reds this term and has become arguably their most important player. When he went to the African Nations Cup in January, Liverpool won just once in seven matches in all competitions .

Sports Sisi splashes out $85000 for Egypt's World Cup qualifiers
Author: 0 Sisi splashes out $85000 for Egypt's World Cup qualifiers

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah was the hero with a brace as the Pharaohs reached the finals for the first time in 27 years, in the process ending Ghana's feint hopes of qualification. "The match was hard, thank god that we made it". "I am very happy to lead Egypt to a World Cup after 28 years and to make 100 million [Egyptians] proud of us".

Author: 0 Serena Williams set to make comeback at Australian Open

When asked if Williams would play in Australia, Tiley told the Australian Associated Press : "Serena will be back". But the Australian Open's tournament director Craig Tiley is adamant that Murray, along with Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori who have also struggled through persistent injuries, will be fit and firing come January for the first Grand Slam of the season.

Author: 0 Sylvester Stallone directing, producing 'Creed 2'

Jordan . " Creed " was directed by Ryan Coogler from a script he co-wrote with Aaron Covington as a spinoff and sequel to the Rocky film series. He has also directed " Rocky II ", " Rocky III ", " Rocky IV " and " Rocky VI". Drago, played by Dolph Lundgren, will apparently reprise his role from Rocky IV .

Sports ESPN anchor suspended for breaking social media rules
Author: 0 ESPN anchor suspended for breaking social media rules

Hill's suspension will ban her in ESPN for at least the next two weeks. Hill's tweet came as a response to Jerry Jones , the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, that if they are found to be disrespecting the flag, they will not play at all. She later said , "If you strongly reject what Jerry Jones said, the key is his advertisers". "At the mike" is a bit of an odd wording as Hill has been "at the mike" for many years at ESPN, many of which predate ESPN's most recent struggles with ...

Sports NFL Players Association head: No NFL players are disrespecting the flag
Author: 0 NFL Players Association head: No NFL players are disrespecting the flag

Monday night, Trump defended Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who said recently that he would not allow any player who kneels during the national anthem to play. National anthem protests once again made headlines in the NFL Sunday, with one report suggesting NFL owners and/or team executives have made it clear to players they must stand for the anthem.

Author: 0 Serbia qualifies for World Cup, Ireland into playoffs

They also have a chance of finishing as group winners, but only if Serbia fail to beat Georgia . Going into the final qualifying fixture with third-placed Ireland , who are just a point behind Chris Coleman's side, Wales are on course for a play-off spot - if they are among the eight highest-ranked second-placed teams.

Sports Odell Beckham Jr.'s Ankle Injury Means Surgery
Author: 0 Odell Beckham Jr.'s Ankle Injury Means Surgery

Marshall was injured when he attempted to make a catch deep down the left sideline Sunday and landed awkwardly. The Giants had said he was undergoing tests Monday to determine the extent of the injury. "We have a bunch of guys who were nicked up in the ballgame at the receiver spot and we have some guys on the practice squad, some guys on the roster that we bump them up, give them opportunities".