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Corbin 1 of many problems for Nats as Series lead vanishes Corbin 1 of many problems for Nats as Series lead vanishes
- Октября 28, 2019

He became the first catcher since Ted Simmons in 1982 to homer in back-to-back World Series games. "You really try to focus on things you can control". "After the first game, he already sat down and kind of mapped out his game plan for his next game", Nationals manager Dave Martinez said. "Put these last couple games behind us and go back out there". (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets 10/26/19 New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets 10/26/19
- Октября 28, 2019

Russell Westbrook was thrilled to pass Magic Johnson on the NBA's all-time triple-doubles list but insisted he does not take a place in history for granted. I never get a chance to kind of sit back and think about some of the things I've done. The Pelicans were without point guard Jrue Holiday , who is day-to-day with a left knee sprain. (more...)
Barty takes opening WTA Finals win to seal top spot in rankings Barty takes opening WTA Finals win to seal top spot in rankings
- Октября 28, 2019

I think that's why I play my best against the top players. "I didn't play well in the ( WTA) Finals past year, so I'm kind of just trying to redeem myself a little bit in that sense". "I didn't really have the best memories". Unless disaster strikes and she can't walk on court again this week and Karolina Pliskova takes the title, Barty's gritty win sealed the 23-year-old's place in tennis history. (more...)
Grab Yourself a Free Taco Thanks to the World Series Stolen Base Grab Yourself a Free Taco Thanks to the World Series Stolen Base
- Октября 28, 2019

Suffice to say, it will look and sound a lot different Friday night at Nationals Park. In the dugout celebration following his eighth-inning World Series home run Wednesday , Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton plopped on the bench with teammate Howie Kendrick and the duo simultaneously hit the throttle on an imaginary race auto. (more...)
Panthers get reality check with 51-13 loss to unbeaten 49ers Panthers get reality check with 51-13 loss to unbeaten 49ers
- Октября 28, 2019

While Sanders isn't a receiver like Julio Jones or DeAndre Hopkins, he allows for the 49ers offense to take more risks in the passing game and give the running game a break. Niners kickoff specialist Mitch Wishnowsky got called for a rare personal foul when he was called for lowering his helmet to initiate contact on Carolina returner Reggie Bonnafon in the second quarter. (more...)
Trump booed at World Series baseball game Trump booed at World Series baseball game
- Октября 28, 2019

When the display cut back to the soldiers, the booing died down, but fans soon took up a chorus of "Lock him up!" - a play on the chant frequently heard at pro-Trump rallies against Hilary Clinton, but now often used against the president. In the 2016 election, Pres. Trump won just 4 percent of the vote from the District of Columbia. "Quite frankly, we were very grateful for that", Manfred told The Associated Press. (more...)
Delingpole: ‘Don’t Be a Drama Queen About Climate Change’ Verstappen Tells F1 Delingpole: ‘Don’t Be a Drama Queen About Climate Change’ Verstappen Tells F1
- Октября 28, 2019

Bonnington's replacement Marcus Dudley and the team's strategist James Vowles did more than "step up to the plate", as Hamilton said, they delivered a ideal strategic platform for his victory. Ferraris' Sebastian Vettel was second, with teammate Charles Leclerc , who started on pole, fourth. When Leclerc went into the pits again, Hamilton took the lead. (more...)
Patriots trade Bennett to Cowboys Patriots trade Bennett to Cowboys
- Октября 25, 2019

It's the second straight year the Cowboys have made a bye-week trade. Bennett had just returned to the Patriots after serving a one-game suspension for what he said was a " philosophical disagreement " with defensive line coach Bret Bielema. (more...)
Phillies To Hire Joe Girardi As Manager Phillies To Hire Joe Girardi As Manager
- Октября 25, 2019

He'll succeed two-year veteran Gabe Kapler , who was sacked on October 10. According to NJ.com , the Philadelphia Phillies have hired Girardi to lead their team, beginning in the 2020 season. Realmuto. In choosing Girardi, 55, to replace Gabe Kapler , the front office and ownership signaled they. Of the remaining candidates, none has previous Major League Baseball managing experience other than Bogar's 22-game stint in an interim capacity with the Rangers in 2014. (more...)
Houston Astros admit ‘we were wrong,’ fire assistant GM Brandon Taubman Houston Astros admit ‘we were wrong,’ fire assistant GM Brandon Taubman
- Октября 25, 2019

The Astros signed him after investigating the incident and Osuna's background and determining he deserved a second chance following his completion of a league domestic violence program, the team said in a statement . One of the women Taubman yelled at was wearing a purple bracelet for domestic violence awareness. "I think it's a core value for baseball, and I think we have to be tremendously concerned when we have an incident that attracts this much attention". (more...)
Champions League | Liverpool and Chelsea win on the road Champions League | Liverpool and Chelsea win on the road
- Октября 25, 2019

Barcelona is on top of this hard group with two wins and a draw halfway and two of the three remaining games to get home, but there is still something wrong with the way it works. This is the first meeting between Genk and Liverpool in any competition. Valverde's main objective will now be to ensure that his squad build on their recent dominant wins over Sevilla and Eibar, aware that Slavia are capable of defeating any opponents on their own patch. (more...)
Dietmar Hamann claims Liverpool are lining up bid for Jadon Sancho Dietmar Hamann claims Liverpool are lining up bid for Jadon Sancho
- Октября 24, 2019

Sancho has been at Dortmund since 2017 when he left Premier League giants City and has established himself as one of the best young players in Europe. "He doesn't have a buyout clause so Dortmund can ask for any astronomical price", he added although the Germans have conceded they will lose him . (more...)
Mexican GP preview: Mercedes play down chances as Hamilton seeks sixth title Mexican GP preview: Mercedes play down chances as Hamilton seeks sixth title
- Октября 24, 2019

Lewis Hamilton drives his Mercedes F1 vehicle at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan on Sunday. Hamilton has his first mathematical opportunity to clinch a sixth drivers' world title in this Sunday's race , but to have any chance he must finish on the podium - something he has not managed in Mexico City since 2016, despite clinching the last two championships there. (more...)
Oscar De La Hoya denies accusations of sexual assault Oscar De La Hoya denies accusations of sexual assault
- Октября 24, 2019

Oscar had an incredible boxing career with 30 knockouts at the age of just 16 but the Golden Boy has shocked the world courtesy this new allegation levelled against him. "As a result of said distress, Plaintiff has suffered and continues to suffer constant and daily symptoms of depression, anxiety, and related symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder". (more...)
Steve Kerr: Klay Thompson 'Unlikely' to Play This Season Steve Kerr: Klay Thompson 'Unlikely' to Play This Season
- Октября 24, 2019

Warriors general manager Bob Myers initially said during media day last month that Thompson would be out until at least the All-Star break, at which point an update on his status would be given. "The last thing you want to do is rush back, especially for a player like me who wants to play until his late thirties", he said. "My comment was very matter of fact", Kerr told reporters Tuesday. (more...)
ATP roundup: Federer coasts into quarters in Basel ATP roundup: Federer coasts into quarters in Basel
- Октября 24, 2019

Next for Federer is either Stan Wawrinka or Frances Tiafoe after both won straight set matches Wednesday to advance. "I was basically a point away from losing", Federer said. Three-time main victor Wawrinka stated his three-set last loss to Murray in Antwerp on Sunday proved helpful in Basel . "But today I was completely out of it". (more...)
Dries Mertens equals Diego Maradona's Napoli goal record Dries Mertens equals Diego Maradona's Napoli goal record
- Октября 24, 2019

Haaland thought he had put the hosts in front in the eighth minute with an instinctive left-foot finish, but the celebrations of the home fans were cut short by a VAR-assisted offside decision. Haaland broke multiple records against Napoli as he also became the first-ever player to score six goals in his first three UCL games. The 1986 FIFA World Cup victor has now dropped down to third place on the club's all-time goalscorers list after Dries Mertens' display against Salzburg on ... (more...)
China to host expanded 24-team tournament in 2021 China to host expanded 24-team tournament in 2021
- Октября 24, 2019

The revamped tournament is now set to take place in the summer and starts on 17 June 2021. China will host the first edition of the new, expanded 24-team Club World Cup in 2021, Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino told reporters on Thursday following a meeting of the global soccer body's decision-making council in Shanghai. (more...)
Tom Brady doesn't deny he's headed for Patriots divorce Tom Brady doesn't deny he's headed for Patriots divorce
- Октября 24, 2019

He added: "For me, it's been good because I am just taking it day-by-day and I am enjoying what I have". "I think that's the great part for me: I don't know", he said on WEEI . Oh, and it's probably also worth pointing out that Brady's trainer, Alex Guerrero, has also put his house on the market . Unless he reaches another extension with New England, Brady is set to become a free agent after this season, leaving many to question whether he will decide to just hang his helmet after his ... (more...)
David Pocock responds to Quade Cooper's 'pot shot' at Michael Cheika David Pocock responds to Quade Cooper's 'pot shot' at Michael Cheika
- Октября 24, 2019

Cheika told reporters at Sydney Airport Tuesday, on his team's return from the Rugby World Cup in Japan, that he backed an Aussie as his successor. But Wallabies veteran Pocock said the comments were uncalled for. "People are going to say what they want, especially when you fall short like we did". "He's made me a better person, not just a rugby player". "I'm keen to play some rugby and turn this stuff around", he said. (more...)