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Jose Altuve has would-be homer taken away after controversial Joe West call

Jose Altuve has would-be homer taken away after controversial Joe West call Craig Kimbrel was going for a six-out save for the Red Sox and got into trouble in the ninth. The fan "was very heartbroken and we were heartbroken for him". The call costed the Astros a couple of runs and could loom extremely large in what is an extremely pivotal Game 4. So of course, with baseball being baseball, Price took the mound Thursday night, on short rest, and pitched the game o... [Full Article...]

Astros' hopes rest with Verlander in Game 5

Astros' hopes rest with Verlander in Game 5 That can not be ignored now, what with Eovaldi's emergence as their most reliable starter so far this postseason and Steve Pearce's contributions not only at the plate ( he got a measure of revenge for Kemp's "catch" with a home run later in Game 3) and his Stretch Armstrong defense at first base. [Full Article...]

WNBA players, observers are not fans of NBA’s new G League plan

WNBA players, observers are not fans of NBA’s new G League plan The vast majority of prospects enrol in a college programme, while some play overseas for a year and return to the United States to be drafted. There is no age limit to being able to take up a "select contract", but a player can not be given one if they have already been through an NBA Draft . [Full Article...]

NBA Preview: It's the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Preview: It's the Warriors, and then everyone else For now, most expect Lakers coach Luke Walton's starting lineup to include young guns Hart and Ingram alongside veterans Rondo, McGee and James. "Anytime y'all fall, stay down", James said. Sales of James-printed jerseys are also soaring, the Lakers having reportedly sold double the amount of merchandise during preseason compared to previous year. [Full Article...]

Azhar Ali finds ‘new amusing way’ of getting run-out against Australia

Azhar Ali finds ‘new amusing way’ of getting run-out against Australia As Pakistan began to turn the screws on the Aussies and push their lead to unreachable heights, the moment struck. On the third bowl of the over, Azhar Ali smashed the ball towards the third man. "I'm lost for words". Paine collected the throw and dislodged the bails, to utter shock of the two batsmen. "But I think throughout the day he was up and about, moving around, helping us when we cam... [Full Article...]

Alexis Sanchez agent begins talks over Manchester United exit

Alexis Sanchez agent begins talks over Manchester United exit Luke Shaw has been rewarded for his resurgence in form with a new five-year Manchester United contract, but Jose Mourinho will also feel vindicated for dishing out some tough love over the last two years. Mauricio Pochettino will again be without Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen and Danny Rose and could be distracted by a must-win Champions League tie at PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Cavs agree with Nance on 4-year extension

Cavs agree with Nance on 4-year extension Fellow veteran Tristan Thompson recently challenged other Eastern Conference teams to dethrone the Cavs. We've just got to keep pushing. "That's why it's a good test for us". "It was great", Leonard said. "I wish I could have stayed more because it's such a happy and carefree and joyous occasion being there at school". Cleveland was able to pull the game to a surprisingly close seven-point margin ... [Full Article...]

How to watch Brewers vs. Dodgers, NLCS Game 4

How to watch Brewers vs. Dodgers, NLCS Game 4 With one out, Machado had a broken-bat single to left and went to second on Guerra's wild pitch. He used Miley for one hitter, a walk to leadoff man Cody Bellinger , and then hooked him for reliever Brandon Woodruff as the ballpark buzzed with disbelief. [Full Article...]

Canelo Alvarez Signs Biggest Contract In Sports History

Canelo Alvarez Signs Biggest Contract In Sports History It also works out at $33m a fight - around the same figure he earned for his September win over Gennady Golovkin on pay-per-view. De La Hoya is expected to announce the deal at Wednesday's press conference in NY to promote Alvarez's December 15 return at New York's Madison Square Garden when he moves up in weight to challenge secondary WBA super middleweight titleholder Rocky Fielding in the f... [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1

Major League Baseball investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1 Boston improved to 4-0 on the road in these playoffs and inched closer to eliminating the defending champions. Game 5: Thursday, Oct. 18: Red Sox at Astros , 7:09 p.m. Houston cut the lead to two on an RBI groundout by Altuve in the eighth. The Red Sox are hitting a.333 with runners in scoring position in the ALCS, and they're a ridiculous.438 with runners in scoring position and two out... [Full Article...]

MLB says Astros cheating allegations not major

Security was tipped off to the man by the Cleveland Indians, according to multiple reports. Sign-stealing has been an issue all series. Major League Baseball told Boston Metro , which was first to report on the incident, that the matter was being handled internally. [Full Article...]

Dodgers even NLCS on Bellinger's 13th-inning hit

Dodgers even NLCS on Bellinger's 13th-inning hit Dodgers reliever Julio Urias (1-0) pitched a scoreless 13th inning to earn the victory. By the time Manny Machado rounded third base, the Los Angeles Dodgers had already started streaming out of the dugout. Kershaw allowed two hits over eight shutout innings, struck out three and walked none in the best postseason outing of his career. He went seven strong innings, allowing just one run on... [Full Article...]

Tennis Ace Novak Djokovic Hails Family After Shanghai Win

Tennis Ace Novak Djokovic Hails Family After Shanghai Win Djokovic's performance in recent tournaments, reflected in the results, is clearly stressing on his bid to end the year at the top of the ATP World rankings, as the victory for the Serb ensures he overtakes Roger Federer at second. Previewing the final, Djokovic said: "We can not underestimate Borna". Novak Djokovic was crowned the prince of Shanghai for the fourth time in his career, a... [Full Article...]

Simona Halep earns second straight year-end number one ranking

Simona Halep earns second straight year-end number one ranking Stephens has earned her career first qualification at the WTA Finals following a stellar season, which saw her win her first WTA Premier Mandatory title at the Miami Open . "I'm honoured to qualify for my first WTA Finals ", said Stephens in a media release. "I'm looking forward to meeting the unbelievable fans in Singapore, exploring the city, and competing against the best players of the sea... [Full Article...]

Floyd Mayweather Confirms He Is Definitely Boxing Khabib

Floyd Mayweather Confirms He Is Definitely Boxing Khabib Speaking to TMZ , Mayweather said: "Oh - we fighting". "Who's the A-side? He called me out, he's got to come to my world". "I can't say what's going on on Khabib's end, but on my end we can make it happen", Mayweather said. The Russian has threatened to quit the UFC over the cancelation of his friend Zuybara Tukhugov's fight on the next UFC card, over his role in the post-fight melee. [Full Article...]

Astros possibly caught cheating in ALCS Game 1

Astros possibly caught cheating in ALCS Game 1 The incident is expected to lead to a fine for the Astros. The Post cited an unidentified league source who Tuesday night said the investigation concluded that the Astros employee wasn't trying to steal signs, but instead but was acting on suspicions that the Red Sox , in fact, had been stealing Astros signs and was there to try to catch them in the act. [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant Doesn't Need Recruitment, Appreciation From Warriors

Kevin Durant Doesn't Need Recruitment, Appreciation From Warriors I know you have to still do your job and check on stuff like that, but every day? "I think myself and P.G., we were kind of hesitating", Schroder said. If it's the first time I'm seeing y'all, I don't mind answering. Westbrook, who turns 30 in November, has missed just four games total over the last three seasons. [Full Article...]

Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns

Celtics beat 76ers 105-87 as Hayward, Irving make returns But the Celtics' struggles didn't dampen the mood inside TD Garden for the return to regular-season action for Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving . Since the start of the 2016-17 season, Boston are 11-3 against the Sixers in both the regular season and the playoffs. [Full Article...]

Boxing champion Saul Alvarez signs 'richest sports contract ever'

Boxing champion Saul Alvarez signs 'richest sports contract ever' His contract surpasses that of Giancarlo Stanton , who signed a 13-year, $325 million pact with the Miami Marlins in 2014. Rocky Fielding says a stunning upset win over Saul "Canelo" Alvarez would make him "the King of NY and the new face of boxing". [Full Article...]

Sadio Mane: Liverpool forward has hand surgery

Sadio Mane: Liverpool forward has hand surgery The 30-year-old was handed his 22nd global cap on Tuesday as Belgium drew 1-1 in a friendly with the Netherlands, with Koeman deciding to rest Real Madrid stopper Thibaut Courtois. Netherlands boss Ronaldo Koeman has already indicated the injury is not a serious one, but revealed that the centre-back would not play against Belgium on Tuesday night. [Full Article...]


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