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Blue Jays to Submit Qualifying Offers to Only Encarnacion, Bautista

Blue Jays to Submit Qualifying Offers to Only Encarnacion, Bautista

Neither player is expected to accept the qualifying offer. This is the goal of the qualifying offers, as the Toronto Blue Jays would receive compensation for losing a star player to free agency. The Red Sox, who are looking for a bat to replace David Ortiz this winter, have been linked to Encarnacion for most of the year, while other teams will surely get involved as the process evolves. Read More

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Liverpool goes top of Premier League by beating Watford 6-1

Liverpool goes top of Premier League by beating Watford 6-1

Liverpool will know that they can build on this further after the worldwide break, with games against Southampton, Sunderland, Bournemouth, West Ham, and Middlesbrough next up in the top flight. Chelsea played yesterday, quite impressive. We saw Man City playing Barcelona, quite impressive. "We must be aware it can change quickly, so we need to keep the spirit in the team and fight for every point we can get". Read More

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Tottenham force Arsenal to 1-1 draw at Emirates

Kane's equaliser means that Tottenham are still unbeaten in the league this season, marking their best start to a domestic campaign since they were last champions in 1961. "We finished strong and it was good after a month that was hard, some small issues happened, but happy now to have two weeks to try to recover all the players so we can compete better". Read More

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Bottom-place Sunderland wins first match of EPL season

Moyes' team have played ten matches in the Premier League so far, but only picked up two points - which ties them for the worst start in Premier League history. As you're aware, the aforementioned Pulis is not available, having taken on a similar reclamation project last season at West Brom, meaning the man best-suited for the job might just be the same barrel-chested, pie-eating, slightly-dodgy gent who got Sunderland out of the relegation fires last spring. Read More

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Blue Jackets rout NHL-leading Canadiens 10-0

The CANADIENS tied their record for the worst defeat in their history. The Flyers dominated the second period, outshooting the Canadiens , 15-3, but allowing the only goal in the stanza and fell into a 3-2 hole. Defencemen Andrei Markov and Greg Pateryn scored their first goals of the season. But tonight they'll be going up against a Montreal Canadiens team that has, for the most part, been really good this season. Read More

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Broncos' CJ Anderson denies report he's done for the year

Anderson clarified on Twitter this afternoon that he is having knee surgery to fix a torn meniscus and won't know until after that surgery how much time he's going to miss. "[It's] all part of the equation", Kubiak said. The 4.9 yards per carry by Booker in Week 7 were enough to keep the Broncos offense balanced and rolling, and that's exactly what the team is going to need the rookie to continue to do with Anderson out of action. Read More

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Big Ten to schedule Friday night games in 2017

Big Ten to schedule Friday night games in 2017

Speaking with 97.1-FM on Thursday morning, MI coach Jim Harbaugh said he wasn't familiar with the Big Ten's new Friday game idea. The Friday night games are slated to include three conference games and three non-conference games. Before 2001, each level of football owned its own traditional day of competition. Add to that Ohio State, Michigan State and Wisconsin, each of which is saying it will play Friday games only under certain conditions. Read More

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Diamondbacks hire Lovullo as manager

Diamondbacks hire Lovullo as manager

The move to bring Lovullo to the desert is not too surprising, as new-GM Mike Hazen spent the last ten seasons in the Red Sox organization. Lovullo helped guide the Red Sox to a 28-21 record at the end of 2015 when manager John Farrell left the team to receive cancer treatment. Read More

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Arsenal advances in Champs League with 3-2 win at Ludogorets

Arsenal advances in Champs League with 3-2 win at Ludogorets

The result means that Wenger's men are already through the last 16, and remain top of Group A despite Paris Saint-Germain's late victor at Basel. "It is great to be back after long absence", said Ramsey. "We want to win our next game against Basel and finish third". Following the Gunners" impressive fight-back against Ludogorets in the Champions League on Tuesday, Welshman Ramsey believes the team are "brimming with confidence'. Read More

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Will Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger play vs. Ravens?

Will Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger play vs. Ravens?

That's been the hope deep down within the soul of Bell, who's returning from yet another knee injury that cost him yet another postseason. "We'll see how his body responds to the work", Tomlin said. Tomlin declined comment on how he prepared Jones and Roethlisberger this week. "(Ben) is kind of feeling good. "I like going against teams that are real challenging", he said. Read More

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UFC 205: Conor McGregor Asks Why he Should Vacate a Title….

UFC 205: Conor McGregor Asks Why he Should Vacate a Title….

Conor McGregor, right, punches Nate Diaz during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas. UFC 205 is at the Octagon in NY on November 12. "I can go to the supermarket right now and punch a guy in the mouth and look like a superhero". McGregor said on his personal website. Angered by this, Aldo chose to attempt to terminate his UFC contract and retire from the sport as a champion, but it appears the UFC is having none of it. Read More

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Mourinho slams United attitude after Fenerbahce defeat

But Jose Mourinho has faced increased scrutiny over United's indifferent Premier League form with a 0-0 draw at home to Burnley in which they registered 37 shots on goal at the weekend the latest disappointment. "We don't depend on the others, we depend on ourselves". "But it's not their fault, it's our fault they went 1-0 in front". The visitors will be grateful that they'll have another chance to secure safe passage through to the knock-out round because they were nothing short of ... Read More

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Habs blank Canucks for 8th straight win

Habs blank Canucks for 8th straight win

Mitchell has scored five goals on nine shots and joked that he eased off on the shots because "I don't want to mess up my percentage". The Canucks are 0-4 in their last four road games and 5-2 in their last seven Wednesday games while the Canadiens are 10-1 in their last 11 overall and 6-0 in their last six home games. Read More

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Champions League Second Leg Odds: Legia Warsaw vs. Real Madrid

Champions League Second Leg Odds: Legia Warsaw vs. Real Madrid

What went wrong? "We lacked a bit of everything, we lacked intensity. especially after going two goals up". When you score twice you can't take your foot off the gas, that's what we did and they scored. Gareth Bale gave Real the lead in the Polish Army Stadium in just 57 seconds with a thunderous strike from outside the area to record the fastest-ever goal scored by Real in a Champions League match. Read More

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Ludogorets 2-3 Arsenal, report: Özil sends Gunners to knockouts

Ludogorets 2-3 Arsenal, report: Özil sends Gunners to knockouts

A soaring Giroud levelled matters shortly before the break, while victory was conjured by Ozil with three minutes remaining as he scooped the ball over the advancing Borjan before outwitting two defenders and stroking home. Francis Coquelin did a poor job counterpressing, allowing Ludogorets to hit a long, raking counter attacking pass, Gibbs got beaten one on one, and Claudio Keseru, a former teammate of Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny, got between Koscielny and Mustafi to score. Read More

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Donald Trump Lights $10 Million on Fire

Donald Trump Lights $10 Million on Fire

But 11 days before the election, Trump is down six points in CNN's Poll of Polls. Trump seemed to acknowledge the challenges Thursday. He has only donated $56 million to his race as of October 20. Trump was holding rallies in Iowa as well as in another closely contested swing state, New Hampshire, and in ME, where his campaign sees a chance to grab one of four electoral votes. Read More

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Ray Allen, the top 3-point shooter in NBA history, retires

Ray Allen, the top 3-point shooter in NBA history, retires

Miami finally won the third title in its history in seven games. Rondo, understandably, said "I thought he'd been retired". "I think he's probably moving on to his next career, No. The Cavaliers are 4-0 for the first time in 16 years. "But you're not going to fit in with the white kids, or the black kids ... or the nerds ... or even the jocks". Read More

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OU women's basketball team No. 16 in AP Top 25 poll

OU women's basketball team No. 16 in AP Top 25 poll

In the preseason coaches poll released last week, IU received the second most votes of teams outside the top 25. Duke , which was 19th in last season's final poll, lost to OR in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. Kansas extended the nation's longest streak of appearances in the top 25 with its 143rd. Half of the AP's preseason top 10 teams (No. 1 Notre Dame, No. Read More

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Tony Romo In Uniform And Throwing At Cowboys Practice

They're going to lose some games this season, especially when the Bad Sam Bradford comes out, as he did last week . Special teams play has been nothing short of phenomenal from the Eagles this season. "It's just fun. Just can't wait to get out there and have fun". That's not to say these guys can't or won't rebound, that they're destined to toil in mediocrity. Read More

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James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener

If anyone expected to see something different from the New York Knicks as they tried to crash the party of the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James receiving their championship rings, they were in for a disappointment. After the banner was raised and the rings were delivered, there was a game. Only up two points at the beginning of the third quarter, the Cavs were able to quickly increase their lead thanks to turnovers from the Knicks, two thunderous dunks by James and a dazzling display of ... Read More

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Redskins, Bengals battle to 27-27 tie in London

Coming on the heels of last Sunday's 6-6 game between Arizona and Seattle, it's the first time the National Football League has had been multiple ties in the same season since 1997 (Redskins-Giants and Eagles-Ravens). Washington needed to respond and they did. He couldn't fix a blown assignment that led to a touchdown by a wide-open Jamison Crowder. That was the 100th touchdown in the history of the International Series. Read More

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Brady throws 4 TDs in Patriots 41-25 win over Buffalo Bills

Tom Brady threw touchdowns to three different wide receivers Sunday in a win at New Era Field. "And at the end there's 5,000 Patriots (fans) on the road that are cheering for us". Tyrod Taylor finished 19/38 for 183 yards passing and chipped in 48 rush yards along with a rushing touchdown. -Buffalo's 12 penalties for 84 yards were a season high Sunday. Read More

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Broncos pick apart Rivers in 27-19 win over Chargers

Broncos pick apart Rivers in 27-19 win over Chargers

Bradley Roby scored on a 49-yard interception return on the play. The upstart Chargers have reversed field following a three-game skid and will vie for their third straight victory and their first season sweep of the Denver Broncos since 2010 when the AFC West rivals reconvene at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday. Read More

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Conte: Hard work is paying off for Chelsea

Conte's team have reeled off four successive league wins for the first time in 18 months and they now sit just one point behind leaders Manchester City. "For this reason it's important not to look at the table. We can improve a lot". "At this moment it's not important for us to look at the table", said the former Juventus man after the match. Read More

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