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Henrik Stenson: Stenson a step closer to Race to Dubai crown

South African Charl Schwartzel (67) was two shots further behind in third. "I've always thought it was going to be hard to top 2013, but I think I've done that this year", said British Open champion Stenson. "I think we got an extra week this year so we've got six weeks between seasons which is huge". And after getting up and down from a greenside bunker, Fitzpatrick, who won the British Masters presented by Sky Sports in his rookie season previous year, nervelessly holed his four-foot ... Read More

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Kris Bryant, Mike Trout win baseball's MVP awards

Bryant becomes the Cubs' first MVP since Sammy Sosa won the award in 1998 and the 11th honoree in franchise history. Murphy's chances to win the award took a hit when he had to sit out most of the last two weeks of the season with an injury, but he was a major factor in the Nationals overcoming a down season by reigning MVP Bryce Harper and running away with the NL East title. Read More

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Beagle scores in 3rd, Capitals beat Red Wings 1-0

Beagle scores in 3rd, Capitals beat Red Wings 1-0

A little adversity and we've had some good tests this year, and that was just another one. "We just have to keep working, stick together". Washington (11-4-2) has won the first two games of season-long five game homestand. "When we needed a big save, we got that from Holts, and when we needed a big goal, we got that from Beags". "It is frustrating, but we've got to build off the good things we've done in the last couple of games". Read More

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Homelessness down in CT in 2016

Homelessness down in CT in 2016

As temperatures start to drop, a new report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development serves as a reminder that a growing number of District residents are in need of more permanent lodgings. The report does not include the number of families who are house insecure, spending more than half of their income on rent or staying with other family members and friends. Read More

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Central Wyoming braces for first snow of season

Central Wyoming braces for first snow of season

The state's mountainous regions, meanwhile, are expected to receive between 4 and 8 inches of snow, with even more possible across the Teton and Absaroka ranges as well as the higher areas of Yellowstone National Park. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Read More

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No. 23 Washington St seeks 8th straight win when Cal visits

No. 23 Washington St seeks 8th straight win when Cal visits

With Hansen tallying 72 yards on three receptions, Cal's offense was finally clicking as its most important piece seemed to be back to his former self. A 2-yard touchdown run by Gerard Wicks capped a 10-play, 70-yard drive that increased the lead to 14-0 with 3:10 left in the first quarter. In order for Cal to be bowl eligible, they have to win two out of their next three games. Read More

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Police Believe Body Found in NJ Likely That of Missing Connecticut Man

Of particular note, was a report via pix11 which told of police finding the remains of Joseph Comunale a student at Hofstra University who also doubled as a tech sales associate in that of a suitcase. The same article said the elder Rackover helped Donald Trump pick out a diamond ring for his then-girlfriend, Melania. According to the NYPD , detectives will speak with that person about Comunale. Read More

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Vikings make Forbath signing official after cutting Walsh

Vikings make Forbath signing official after cutting Walsh

Walsh was 12 of 16 on field-goal attempts and 15 of 19 on extra-point tries for Minnesota (5-4), which has answered a five-game season-opening winning streak with four consecutive losses. "It was something we felt like we needed to do, kind of move forward", head coach Mike Zimmer said. Having young kids can often mean there just might be a little bit of chaos. Read More

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George scores 31 points, Pacers beat James-less Cavs

George scores 31 points, Pacers beat James-less Cavs

LeBron James sat out of the Cleveland Cavaliers' game Wednesday night at IN to rest after playing a night earlier at home, the first game he has missed this season. NBA Finals MVP James had been rested while J.R. Smith was also missing for the Cavs, nursing a right ankle sprain. Both teams will be coming off two days rest prior to their matchup in Indiana. Read More

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Sean Cronin says Ireland can match any team under Joe Schmidt

Sean Cronin says Ireland can match any team under Joe Schmidt

Ireland claimed their first ever win over the All Blacks in Chicago on November 5, but now Cronin has admitted Schmidt's men will need an entirely fresh approach to down the back-to-back world champions again. The key areas of improvement for New Zealand will start at line-out time, where O'Driscoll believes they were uncharacteristically inaccurate in Chicago. Read More

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Colon reaches $12.5M deal with Braves

The Blue Jays also signed Cuban infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr.to a seven-year, $22 million deal, according to reports. He went 15-8 with a 3.43 ERA in 34 games with the New York Mets last season. The only two he trails are Nicaraguan Dennis Martinez, with 245 wins, and Dominican Juan Marichal , with 243 wins. Pitching 19 season in the major leagues, Atlanta had a lot to review in Colon's track record. Read More

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Seattle ignores excuses and comes up with victory vs Pats

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski wasn't kidding Sunday night when characterizing a thump from Earl Thomas as one of the hardest hits of his life. The Patriots' first injury report, which will be released tomorrow, might give us at least a little clarity about Gronkowski's injury status and how it might affect his availability for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Read More

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The Bengals' season is on the ropes, and they aren't sure why

The Giants entered Monday's game with an NFL-worst 11 sacks, but got to Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton three times on Monday. In the Giants' 21-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night, that patience paid off. 14, 2016, in East Rutherford , N.J. Rather than surrendering any big plays, the Bengals consistently allowed the Giants short passes, and NY made them pay for it. Read More

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Cowboys QB Romo not on active roster vs. Steelers

Tony Romo will be back in uniform next Sunday when the Dallas Cowboys host the Baltimore Ravens . "He's got the best seat in the house.' I told him to honor him today and Dez went out and did exactly that and had a great night". His 104.2 passer rating is good for third in the National Football League among quarterbacks with at least 100 passing attempts. When the Steelers retook the lead on Roethlisberger's brilliant he's-spiking-it, no-he's-not touchdown throw to wide receiver Antonio ... Read More

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Hue Jackson 'having to coach myself up' during 0-10 start

The defense played absolutely lights out. Joe Flacco threw three, second-half touchdown passes and the Ravens had an unusual, no late fourth quarter drama, 28-7 win. Linebackers Za'Darius Smith and Terrell Suggs, lineman Timmy Jernigan and safety Lardarius Webb all brought down the quarterback and defensive backs Eric Weddle and Jerraud Powers both brought in interceptions, while Suggs (forced fumble) and Matthew Judon (fumble recovery) also combined for a turnover as part of a dominating ... Read More

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Ricky Rubio Returns To Practice

Thibodeau told reporters after the team's morning shootaround that Rubio responded well to practice on Friday and was ready to go. Rookie Kris Dunn started in his place and second-year player Tyus Jones served as the primary backup. "We'll see how he feels tomorrow". The Timberwolves have missed Rubio's experience and defensive presence during his absence. The Timberwolves expect Rubio (elbow) to be available for Saturday's game against the Clippers . Read More

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Donald Trump statement on banning Muslims disappears from his website

The statement, titled " Donald J. Trump statement on preventing Muslim immigration ", called for a "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". "The results is as surprising for me as it is for the most Americans, both Clinton as well as Trump's supporters", said Ana Shan, a housewife, who lives in Fairfax county of State of Virginia, who was referring to all pre-election polls which had put Clinton ahead of Trump. Read More

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Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Spurs, 101-99

Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Spurs, 101-99

On the defensive end, Kawhi Leonard , who put on a quiet yet stunning performance with his 34 points, missed a leaner with Trevor Ariza sticking a hand in his face. "Very hard to guard". Danny Green hit his first triple of the season and his next shot went halfway down and rattled out. Point guard Tony Parker, who has a sore right knee, is listed as questionable. Read More

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Carvajal: "Bale is Ronaldo's heir at Real Madrid"

His base salary is $45 million. The financial terms of Nike's arrangement with the Portuguese footballer were not disclosed, but he has been sponsored by Nike since 2003, CNNMoney reports . He has been seen wearing more than 60 variations of Mercurial soccer cleats of the company. Of course, I would like to end my career at this club. 'In my opinion is it much more hard to win the European Champions with Portugal than the Champions League. Read More

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Hundreds of California students protest Trump victory

Hundreds of California students protest Trump victory

Protests against Donald Trump broke out in California's Bay Area late on Tuesday in response to the Republican nominee's victory in the United States presidential election. Latasha Wilson said she was scared about the next four years. In other areas, however, Trump supporters gathered to celebrate their victory. "Of course I joined in", she said. Read More

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Griezmann admits desire to play alongside United star Pogba

Griezmann admits desire to play alongside United star Pogba

Antoine Griezmann , 25, whilst in Germany, told Sky that although he doesn't see a move away from Madrid in the near future, he admitted that he would love to play with Pogba one day. "A future transfer depends on how I feel". "You hear a lot of things [speculation] about Manchester United and Paris St-Germain but right now I don't see me moving to a new club. Read More

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England fans apathetic about team, says Scotland's Snodgrass

Alan Hutton, on the other hand, chose the run-up to this game to announce that he would no longer be available for selection for Scotland . "He's only retired because he knows he isn't going to get a game". When you watch England it's groundhog day". That is what you want. When we step out there all the players will be up for it. "More than anything I think the manager, and I would imagine the players as well, but I know that in particular the manager wants to give them something and a ... Read More

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