• Sano, Duffey lead Twins to 3-2 win over Mariners
Sano, Duffey lead Twins to 3-2 win over Mariners

That the Mariners only mustered two runs against Duffey was an issue. Cruz's homer was estimated by MLB's Statcast as 493 feet, the second-longest home run in the majors this season behind a 504-foot strike by Miami's Giancarlo Stanton in Colorado's Coors Field.

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  • Arsene Wenger: My honest thoughts about this Chelsea star
Arsene Wenger: My honest thoughts about this Chelsea star

We didn't believe in what we were doing at the beginning and we were punished, ' Ivanovic told Chelsea's official site . We have to be honest with ourselves and put more attention on the small details. The Englishman seems to have taken his national team omission personally, as he put in a display today that should surely force Big Sam to noti...

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  • Facts to know about the Chicago Bears
Facts to know about the Chicago Bears

Their offense has scored on just three of 22 possessions this season and has been shut out in the second half in each of their first two games. -Bears WR Alshon Jeffery vs. The only Cowboys player listed as doubtful is linebacker Mark Nzeocha . If Hoyer can consistently find those two, the Bears' chances at winning this contest infinitely increa...

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  • Sanders urges turned-off voters to turn out for Clinton
Sanders urges turned-off voters to turn out for Clinton

Such a margin could prove disastrous to a Democratic candidate. Sanders said voters view Clinton as the more experienced and qualified candidate. Sanders, formerly national press secretary for the Bernie Sanders campaign and now another Clinton surrogate, told me why so numerous kids are over it: "Millennial voters are exhausted of what they'...

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  • Wentz long way from matching Big Ben's rookie season
Wentz long way from matching Big Ben's rookie season

He's always picking my mind during the games on what direction we're heading with the next set of play calls. This is an intriguing test for the Eagles , who are sky high after wins over the Browns and Bears. On any given Sunday anything can happen, but not this week. The Eagles have beaten the Steelers eight straight times at Franklin Field/Vet...

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  • Jets' Marshall likely game-time call with ailing knee, foot
Jets' Marshall likely game-time call with ailing knee, foot

If he does play, Marshall said, he won't need to wear a brace but will have his knee and foot heavily taped. Marshall, in his 11th National Football League season, has been mostly durable throughout his career. Rookie Kenyan Drake is also expected to see significant action. That made it appear Marshall would be fine to play 10 days later, but h...

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  • Danny Drinkwater not leaving Leicester says boss Claudio Ranieri
Danny Drinkwater not leaving Leicester says boss Claudio Ranieri

Today, against a team like Leicester, we thought that the solution for us was to play with the two fast kids and with [Juan] Mata in a position where he could interact. "Because, OK, if we lose we can lose, but it's important to maintain our mentality, our shape because that's our strength". 'So he also has to be more consistent like the team.

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  • No. 1 Alabama rolls Kent State 48-0, loses Harris to injury
No. 1 Alabama rolls Kent State 48-0, loses Harris to injury

They were already without receivers ArDarius Stewart and Robert Foster , who missed Saturday's game with knee injuries. Overall - A: Alabama did what most people predicted them to do, rolling over Kent State easily. Alabama's training staff carted Harris to the locker room for further examination shortly after he went absorbed an awkward hit o...

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  • Almost Perfect Picks Department has some tough predictions, some not so tough
Almost Perfect Picks Department has some tough predictions, some not so tough

The Ohio University Bobcats visited the University of Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium in a non-conference NCAA football game on Saturday September 17, 2016. "But I think that's healthy because our football team could have quit under some adverse situations, and they've never blinked". Expect Florida to load the box and dare Dobbs to beat th...

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  • Rutgers rewind: Best and worst vs
Rutgers rewind: Best and worst vs

In regards to the play of Chris Laviano, Ash cited improvement since the beginning of the season but was most upset with a sack he took early in the game that knocked Rutgers out of field position. Laviano was 13 of 24 for 190 yards and a touchdown. As the teams enter their Big Ten schedules, they will play nine conference games for the first t...

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  • EFL Cup 4th Round Draw: Manchester United v Manchester City
EFL Cup 4th Round Draw: Manchester United v Manchester City

Kompany's return apart, there were also starts for Leroy Sane, Angelino and Garcia, but Sergio Aguero was sidelined as he saw out a three-match ban. Kevin De Bruyne went in one-on-one with Fabianski after 35 minutes but he uncharacteristically pulled his shot wide. "I think that Manchester City they are playing similar football to what they pla...

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  • Bills turn to Lynn to fix struggling offense
Bills turn to Lynn to fix struggling offense

This season , he's been hesitant in the pocket, inaccurate as a passer and unable to keep the Bills offense on the field. An offense with weapons such as quarterback Tyrold Taylor, Lesean McCoy, and Sammy Watkins have seen early dips in their production as well.

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  • Wawrinka and Zverev to meet in St. Petersburg Open final
Wawrinka and Zverev to meet in St. Petersburg Open final

The Spaniard hung with Wawrinka through a tight opening set, but eventually, the top seed ran away with the second to claim a 7-6 (8), 6-2 victory. Another break followed at 4-2, with match point following soon after. US Open champion Stan Wawrinka and Czech Tomas Berdych both cruised into the St Petersburg Open semi-finals on Friday. Earlier,...

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  • Bumgarner, Puig clash; Dodgers rally past Giants 2-1 in 9th
Bumgarner, Puig clash; Dodgers rally past Giants 2-1 in 9th

The Mets faltered Monday night and could happen again since the Braves are pitching their ace. Considering the bullpen's consistent late-game meltdowns and with two playoff races at stake, it seemed like the ideal opportunity to sit back and let Bumgarner go the distance.

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  • Bills WR Watkins unlikely to play vs. Cardinals
Bills WR Watkins unlikely to play vs. Cardinals

The Bills will debut a new offensive coordinator for that game, Anthony Lynn, who replaced Greg Roman after the team's disappointing Thursday Night Football loss to the New York Jets in Week 2. Q: How confident are Cardinal fans in Carson Palmer? "I've seen Carson Palmer since I was like eight years old, so he's definitely going to be a chall...

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  • Musa Subbed On As Liverpool Thrash Leicester
Musa Subbed On As Liverpool Thrash Leicester

The Senegal global has already begun to justify the £30million price tag which accompanied his summer move from Southampton with another impressive performance in the 4-1 win over Premier League champions Leicester. Goals from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane put Liverpool 2-0 ahead, only for terrible play by emergency centre-half Lucas to ha...

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  • Heat's Bosh not cleared to return to team
Heat's Bosh not cleared to return to team

The Heat "increasingly believe" Bosh's career in Miami is coming to an end, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski . The Heat cited a clause in the collective bargaining agreement that precludes a team from releasing medical information without a player's consent, and thus declined to say whether Bosh had another issue with blood clo...

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  • Kevin Garnett bids 'farewell,' retires after 21 National Basketball Association seasons
Kevin Garnett bids 'farewell,' retires after 21 National Basketball Association seasons

Garnett came up big in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Lakers, scoring 26 points and grabbing 14 rebounds to help bring the franchise its league-record 17th NBA championship. I wish him continued success in the next chapter of his life. After returning to the Timberwolves via trade in February 2015, Garnett signed a two-year contract extensi...

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  • NBA referees to watch traveling, groin hits more closely
NBA referees to watch traveling, groin hits more closely

On Thursday, the Associated Press (h/t ESPN.com) reported National Basketball Association referees received instructions on how to enforce rules against such infractions during their preseason meetings. Travelling will also be more closely watched after National Basketball Association coaches complained of players' getting away with extra steps t...

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  • Denny Hamlin's victory at Richmond sets Chase field
Denny Hamlin's victory at Richmond sets Chase field

Hamlin was able to survive the caution-filled race and crossed the finish line first as the checkered flag waved. Denny Hamlin hits the finish line to win at Richmond on Saturday night. Then Newman, who drove for Stewart-Haas Racing from 2009-13 before he was let go to make room for Kevin Harvick, really let loose in a stunning rant.

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