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Why The Brewers Pulled Their SP After 5 Pitches vs Why The Brewers Pulled Their SP After 5 Pitches vs
- October 18, 2018

More than five hours after it started, Cody Bellinger delivered a game-winning single to right field, and he still had enough energy to take the Los Angeles Dodgers' celebration all the way to left field. So if this was Kershaw's final home start as a Dodger, if that was really it, he turned in a performance worth remembering. Milwaukee got only two runners to third base, none after the seventh inning. (more...)
Nance, Cavs agree to four-year extension Nance, Cavs agree to four-year extension
- October 18, 2018

The Toronto Raptors got up to a 20-point lead in the third quarter, but the Cavs were able to cut that lead down to seven halfway through the fourth quarter. Now that the megastar has taken his scoring and leadership skills to the Los Angeles Lakers, Love will begin his 11th season as the Cavs No. 1 option on offense and a senior voice in the locker room. (more...)
Fan interference wipes out possible homer for Altuve in ALCS Fan interference wipes out possible homer for Altuve in ALCS
- October 18, 2018

The rule further states that "no interference shall be allowed when a fielder reaches over a fence, railing, rope or into a stand to catch a ball". A lengthy review followed, producing what were probably the most-pressure packed moments of the ALCS as the outcome threatened to have series-changing implications. (more...)
Astros under scrutiny in sign-stealing controversy against Red Sox Astros under scrutiny in sign-stealing controversy against Red Sox
- October 18, 2018

If he misses this catch , the Red Sox likely lose. According to the report, the Cleveland Indians spotted the same man - later identified by Yahoo Sports as Kyle McLaughlin, whose position with the Astros was unknown - in a similar spot doing similar things during the AL Division Series at Cleveland's Progressive Field. (more...)
Astros may have been cheating in Game 1 against Red Sox Astros may have been cheating in Game 1 against Red Sox
- October 18, 2018

Sports Boston confirmed the report , and suggested this was not an isolated incident. Per the report, the man had a small camera and was texting frequently. Back in 2015, the Royals believed the Blue Jays were stealing signs during the 2015 ALCS (to say nothing of the infamous "man in white" conspiracy in Toronto a few years prior). (more...)
Canelo Álvarez signs richest contract in sport history, worth $365m Canelo Álvarez signs richest contract in sport history, worth $365m
- October 18, 2018

The potentially good news for fight fans: Alvarez's bouts typically have cost around $80 apiece on pay per view, but the DAZN all-sports streaming service charges $9.99 a month and features an assortment of combat sports offerings, per ESPN . (more...)
Floyd Mayweather tells UFC's Khabib Nurmagomedov 'come into my world' Floyd Mayweather tells UFC's Khabib Nurmagomedov 'come into my world'
- October 18, 2018

We fighting. I mean, I'm my own boss. "I swear to god, Khabib would go the distance with Mayweather". Respect box? Subscribe to our podcast - In This Corner with Brian Campbell - where we take an in-depth look at the world of boxing each week . (more...)
Dodgers Go Ahead 3-2 In NLCS Behind Strong Kershaw Start Dodgers Go Ahead 3-2 In NLCS Behind Strong Kershaw Start
- October 18, 2018

Craig Counsell allowed starter Wade Miley to pitch to one batter (a walk to Cody Bellinger ) before he removed him for Brandon Woodruff with no outs in the first inning. In Game 1, he went two innings, giving up a home run to Manny Machado . He then gave way to Ryan Madson, who allowed back-to-back two-out doubles, with Curtis Granderson's driving in a run. (more...)
Djokovic wins Shanghai Masters Djokovic wins Shanghai Masters
- October 18, 2018

Second seed Djokovic was relentless in defence and quick to capitalise on the short ball, in a physical opening to the final that saw six shots as the average rally length through the first six games. The 31-year-old Djokovic didn't drop serve all week - a total of 47 service games - and moves above Roger Federer into the world No. 2 spot after Monday's updated rankings. (more...)
Halep basks in WTA rankings lead glory Halep basks in WTA rankings lead glory
- October 18, 2018

So to be up there means a lot and gives me confidence that I was able to do something huge in tennis. Following Miami , Stephens broke into the WTA Top 10 for the first time in her career and after Roland Garros , she cracked the Top 5, climbing to a career-high ranking of No.3 on July 16, 2018. (more...)
Major League Baseball reviewed report of Astros possibly cheating Major League Baseball reviewed report of Astros possibly cheating
- October 18, 2018

The incident took place Saturday night in Boston. The story reported that security twice removed an Astro employee holding a cell camera from the photographer's pit adjacent to the Indians dugout. The man, who did not have a credential, had a small camera and was texting frequently. "I'm always concerned about that throughout the season", Cora said after Boston's Game 3 win over Houston . (more...)
Canelo Alvarez signs highest-earning sports contract of all time Canelo Alvarez signs highest-earning sports contract of all time
- October 17, 2018

DAZN , which doesn't do PPV bouts, will also have access to Golden Boy's fight library, which includes the careers of Alvarez and De La Hoya. For comparison, Alvarez took home around $50 million for his blockbuster second showdown with Golovkin, which had the fourth largest-grossing gates in Nevada boxing history. (more...)
Boston Celtics dominated the Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association opener Boston Celtics dominated the Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association opener
- October 17, 2018

The Celtics survived a lethargic start and rough shooting night but rallied to lead by as many as 18 in the second half. When Tatum turned it on, what you had was a Philadelphia squad that simply did not have an answer for his game. The Sixers need to grow (and potentially add a few pieces) before they're viable opponents to Boston's NBA Finals hunt. Irving had seven points and seven assists. (more...)
Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan bowl out Australia for 145 Abu Dhabi Test: Pakistan bowl out Australia for 145
- October 17, 2018

The spinner first caught and bowled Azhar Ali (15) and then tempted Haris Sohail to jab at Travis Head from the following delivery, ending the 20th over on a hat-trick. Pakistan's perilous position could have been worse. Pakistan were 1-51 at tea on Wednesday, leading Australia in their second innings by 188 runs. (more...)
MLB says Astros cheating allegations not major MLB says Astros cheating allegations not major
- October 17, 2018

Per the report by Boston Metro's Danny Picard, the man had a small camera, and was "texting frequently" from near the Red Sox bullpen. The Red Sox, Indians and Astros either declined comment or said Major League Baseball was handling the matter. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders
- October 17, 2018

Wilson's third TD pass - of 10 yards to Tyler Lockett - made it 27-0 five seconds into the fourth quarter and that was that. It was an injury scare for Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr . It was just the second time in his career in which he was sacked at least six times. The Seahawks are 2.5-point favorites and the over-under for total points scored is 48.5 in the latest Seahawks vs. (more...)
UEFA Nations League wrap: Germany facing relegation; Gibraltar red hot UEFA Nations League wrap: Germany facing relegation; Gibraltar red hot
- October 17, 2018

The result means France go four points clear at the top of the group and in pole position to qualify for the Nations League finals next summer - although the Netherlands could still claw them back as they have a game in hand. That grievance aside, Loew singled out the positive contributions of Bayern Munich winger Gnabry, who made his first Germany appearance since November 2016, as well as Paris Saint-Germain defender Thilo Kehrer. (more...)
Nick Bosa will focus on National Football League career, not return to Ohio State
- October 17, 2018

He underwent surgery for the injury the following week in Philadelphia and was ruled out indefinitely by Meyer. Ohio State star defensive end Nick Bosa will not return to the team, and will focus on the 2019 NFL Draft , Tim May and Bill Rabinowitz of the Columbus Dispatch reported Tuesday . (more...)
Wales boss Ryan Giggs hails 'brilliant second-half performance' Wales boss Ryan Giggs hails 'brilliant second-half performance'
- October 17, 2018

It was only a few weeks ago that the 21-year-old had wrong-footed Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero with a similar free-kick, as instead of curling the ball over the wall he made a decision to bend the ball around the wall and into the top corner, and while tonight's free-kick may not be as impressive as that moment of magic he produced for Derby at Old Trafford, it still shows that his dead-ball skills are oozing quality. (more...)
Brazil get the better of Argentina with Miranda's stoppage time header Brazil get the better of Argentina with Miranda's stoppage time header
- October 17, 2018

The two sides last met in June 2017 in a friendly in Australia, won 1-0 by Argentina , but Brazil strolled to a 3-0 success in their last competitive fixture, a World Cup qualifier in November 2016. "I spoke to my teammates", he said. Lionel Messi is yet to announce his worldwide retirement but the forward has told the FA that he wants to be excused from playing for the national team for the rest of this year. (more...)

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