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Major League Baseball playoff odds 2017 Major League Baseball playoff odds 2017
- October 04, 2017

They will play the victor of Tuesday's wild-card game between the Yankees and Twins. Taking a stab at what it all looks like, let's get into it. Still, the Yankees loaded up at the trade deadline to give themselves the best chance of advancing beyond a one-game playoff. (more...)
Sheriff's Employee Identified in Las Vegas shooting Sheriff's Employee Identified in Las Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

Paddock had 23 guns in the room where he had been staying since Thursday. He is now in critical but stable condition, being treated at a Las Vegas area hospital. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the USA will "be talking about gun laws as time goes by" in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting , the nation's deadliest in modern history. (more...)
Messi strikes twice as Barca beat Las Palmas in empty Nou Camp Messi strikes twice as Barca beat Las Palmas in empty Nou Camp
- October 04, 2017

FC Barcelona continued their 100 percent start to the season ahead of the forthcoming global break in surreal fashion as they defeated Las Palmas 3-0 in front of an empty Camp Nou Stadium. A Sergio Busquets header opened the scoring before halftime and Leo Messi scored twice more after the break to ensure Barca go into the break with 21 points from 7 games. (more...)
Andrew Luck Making 2017 Practice Debut This Week Andrew Luck Making 2017 Practice Debut This Week
- October 04, 2017

Coach Chuck Pagano said that Luck's going to be limited, even in practice, during his return. "Andrew's doing good, he's doing really good, " Ballard said on WFNI. Luck's return has been the biggest question for the Colts since he had his surgery in January. Given Luck's lack of on-field work this year, and the Colts emphasis of him needing ample practice time, the game debut for No. (more...)
South Africa perform unusual celebration during Test against Bangladesh South Africa perform unusual celebration during Test against Bangladesh
- October 04, 2017

I don't see why Test cricket should suffer. "This proved that day five was needed - if it was rained off (on the fourth day), it would have been very disappointing", said Du Plessis. "I think it was a bad day for us and if you have been there you have an idea how hard it is for our batsman in such conditions". "Those who are out of the team will have to concentrate more on domestic cricket for a longer period and it's not like after playing well for three-four matches you are going to ... (more...)
Australia get big Ashes boost with Mitchell Starc Australia get big Ashes boost with Mitchell Starc
- October 04, 2017

In that series, Johnson claimed 37 wickets in five Tests at an average of 13.97 as Australia went on to whitewash England 5-0 - a feat achieved only three times in Ashes history. Mitchell Starc believes the possible absence of Ben Stokes from the Ashes is a blow for England and "good for us". Although it's been two years since Starc played in a one-day game for New South Wales, the Sydney native took 26 wickets across six matches in his last run of domestic games. (more...)
Despite obstacles, we will proceed with Melaye's recall - INEC Despite obstacles, we will proceed with Melaye's recall - INEC
- October 04, 2017

The commission in a statement issued by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Solomon Soyebi, said it made a decision to concede to the rule of law and await the outcome of the appeal filed by the senator before going ahead with the recall process. (more...)
Foundation stone laid for inland waterway in Andhra Foundation stone laid for inland waterway in Andhra
- October 04, 2017

Telugu Desam president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is said to be deeply dissatisfied with the omission of senior party functionary Motkupalli Narasimhulu from the gubernatorial appointments that were announced on Saturday. (more...)
Harry Kane is worth more than Neymar, says Tony Gale Harry Kane is worth more than Neymar, says Tony Gale
- October 04, 2017

Karim Benzema is the Spanish super club's current starting striker, but the Frenchman has never really been a hugely popular figure at the Santiago Bernabéu for whatever reason. As his former Spurs team-mate and GQ columnist Jermaine Jenas told BBC Sport: "He didn't even start too many games out on loan but sheer persistence got him into that team". (more...)
Barcelona in fresh assault on Coutinho Barcelona in fresh assault on Coutinho
- October 04, 2017

The Merseyside club made it abundantly clear that they were not interested in selling the 25-year-old and rejected big money offers from Barcelona to keep hold of the player. Meanwhile, Mundo Deportivo says that Coutinho believes he can't afford to miss out on a move to Barcelona for a second time and has asked his representatives to convince Liverpool to reduce their demands in a bid to complete the move. (more...)
Arsenal to offload Theo Walcott to West Ham Arsenal to offload Theo Walcott to West Ham
- October 04, 2017

Pellegrino's most recent defeat, prior to the upcoming worldwide break, came on the road against a injury plagued Stoke City, losing 2-1 to a stubborn Mark Hughes team despite their several sidelined defenders missing the game. The winger joined from Southampton back in January 2006. Arsenal suffered a chastening 4-0 loss to title rivals Liverpool at Anfield at the end of August to raise serious questions about their ability to challenge for the Premier League crown. (more...)
Major League Baseball playoffs: Three keys to Rockies-Diamondbacks NL wild-card matchup Major League Baseball playoffs: Three keys to Rockies-Diamondbacks NL wild-card matchup
- October 04, 2017

The National League Wild Card matchup features two teams that got off to fast starts this season. "Power's always unsafe", Black said, "because it's one swing and especially one swing with a couple of guys on can really change the game". (more...)
Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger Calls Out Antonio Brown For His Sideline Temper Tantrum Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger Calls Out Antonio Brown For His Sideline Temper Tantrum
- October 04, 2017

In the second quarter of the 26-9 victory, Brown worked himself open on a double move, but Roethlisberger missed him while he worked the other side of the field, ultimately tossing an incomplete pass on the play. After calling Brown own, Roethlisberger said he wasn't "trying to call "AB" out", but said, "this is causing a distraction none of us really need". (more...)
Six debutants in Kangaroos World Cup team Six debutants in Kangaroos World Cup team
- October 04, 2017

Boyd's selection is subject to a medical clearance, with Josh Mansour on standby. "It was just such a hard decision". Spoilt for choice in the fullbacks department, Meninga said Clive Churchill Medallist Billy Slater was the "standout" choice, then Boyd, Holmes and Trbojevic supplied him with handy backup in both the number one jersey and the edges. (more...)
Simon Mignolet urges improvement against Manchester United Simon Mignolet urges improvement against Manchester United
- October 04, 2017

Liverpool's poor run of form continued on Saturday with another frustrating outing against Newcastle United - another match that the Reds ended up drawing when they should have comfortably won. "We didn't score the chances we had and that makes it frustrating, because I think we deserved to win", said ex-Newcastle midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum with the Dutchman having hit the post in his return to St. (more...)
Bauer to start for Indians in Game 1 of ALDS Bauer to start for Indians in Game 1 of ALDS
- October 04, 2017

Manager Terry Francona has elected to go with Bauer so he can start Kluber in Game 2 and then again in Game 5 if necessary. Corey Kluber is a good bet to win the American League Cy Young Award this season, but he won't be the starter in the Cleveland Indians' first playoff game. (more...)
Sergio Agüero 'will miss six weeks' with rib injury Sergio Agüero 'will miss six weeks' with rib injury
- October 04, 2017

He said: "He is feeling very bad emotionally because he really wanted to come and play [for the national side], but this incident has ruled him out of both games". Argentina need to avoid defeat against Peru on Friday to have any chance of automatic qualification for the 2018 World Cup. If Agüero is out for six weeks, he will miss another seven of City's games, including back-to-back Champions League matches against Napoli and... (more...)
The Week 6 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released The Week 6 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released
- October 04, 2017

Yet Alabama, the team Clemson beat in the National Championship once again reigns atop the rankings by reputation alone. Clemson made easy work of the Virginia Tech Hokies, 31-17. The vast majority of the 130 FBS teams have played one or two conference games, and not a single team is bowl-eligible yet. - LSU's 24-21 loss to Troy marked the Tigers' first defeat in 50 nonconference games since 2000. (more...)
Florida's top WR Tyrie Cleveland expected to miss LSU game Florida's top WR Tyrie Cleveland expected to miss LSU game
- October 04, 2017

Florida's lone true deep threat, Cleveland has stepped up massively while junior WR Antonio Callaway has been serving an indefinite suspension. No other receiver has been able to affect the passing game the way Cleveland has this year for the Gators. (more...)
Marcus and Markieff Morris found not guilty of aggravated assault Marcus and Markieff Morris found not guilty of aggravated assault
- October 04, 2017

Prosecutor Daniel Fisher argued the Morris twins and Bowman held a grudge against Hood, leading to the beating. Markieff Morris remains part of the Washington Wizards , while Marcus is now a member of the retooled Boston Celtics . Jurors began hearing testimony on September 18. The Morris' defense attorney, James Belanger, argued that the case was tainted by Hood's mentor, who solicited testimony against the defendants in exchange for a cash payment. (more...)