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The stakes: The Astros are looking to fulfill that famous 2014 Sports Illustrated cover that predicted they'd win the 2017 World Series . If the Yankees win: Well, the Indians haven't lost two games in a row since August 23. Two years ago, in his first postseason, he hit.136 as the Astros fell to the eventual champion Royals in the ALDS . In Game 1, the Red Sox mustered up just two runs despite seven hits. Read More »

Bryce Harper brings Nats back to life with epic two-run homer


Bryce Harper changed the narrative Saturday night. And not to this batter. The final verdict was a dominating performance behind Kyle Hendricks , who absolutely shut down the Washington Nationals bats. "That's the question on anybody that's kind of semi-injured, you know , when they fatigue, are they strong enough to battle through whatever is bothering them?" The 27-year-old proved his mettle in the playoffs last year, starting Game 7 of the World Series and performing well. Read More »

Watch Iowa State's locker room celebration after upsetting Oklahoma


The Cyclones fell behind 14-0, and even trailed 24-13 at the half, but rallied in the 2nd half, taking it to OU. The Nov. 4 Bedlam meeting in Stillwater will be an elimination game, and Oklahoma will probably need to win its final seven games, plus the Big 12 Championship Game, to earn a final four spot. Read More »

5 things we learned in Alabama's win over Aggies


Mond marched the Aggie offense down the field, however, the drive was stopped after he was sandwiched in between two Alabama defenders, and fumbled the ball. "You've got to know when to pull the trigger and when not to". I wish it hadn't bounced out of bounds, but it's a amusing shaped ball. Even though that may be Alabama's only current win over a top 25 team (compared to Clemson who has three such wins), the dominance of the team wearing crimson and white has not disappeared since ... Read More »

Patriots Team Grades: Somehow, Some Way…The Defense Defeats The Buccaneers

So it's a big challenge for our team: "short week, travel, playing a good team". With Gronkowski sidelined, Dwayne Allen is expected to get the majority of targets at the tight end position against a Bucs defence that will be without linebackers Kwon Alexander (hamstring) and Lavonte David (ankle), and safeties Keith Tandy and T.J. Read More »

Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers NLDS Game 2


The Los Angeles Dodgers bested the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 in Game 1 of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium Friday night. Three of the first four batters swung at the first pitch Kershaw threw. For a 104-win team that locked down the top seed for the entirety of the playoffs, the Dodgers were an understandably desperate bunch going into their October opener. Read More »

Nico Rosberg assesses Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's world title battle


Vettel's time of 1:29.166 was nearly 20 seconds quicker than Hamilton's wet run, the German edging out the Formula One championship leader and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo . "It's been a really good day - every lap was fantastic", Hamilton told Jenson Button after securing his first pole at Suzuka . Heavy rain between the two practice sessions on Friday saw FP2 delayed until conditions improved, with the FIA race director Charlie Whiting only willing to allow running to take place in ... Read More »

Hendricks outworks Strasburg; Cubs pounce on error to win Game 1

Anthony Rizzo then lined a hit to right field, but Bryce Harper couldn't come up with the ball, and Rizzo had an RBI single. Down the stretch, right-hander Kyle Hendricks had a lot to do with it. His postseason history, meanwhile, is checkered: four starts, none of which went past the fifth inning, including his lone turn a year ago in the NLDS against the Dodgers, in which he labored through 4 1/3 unremarkable innings. Read More »

Tom Lawrence on song to move Wales closer to World Cup play-off


Wales are keen to play down any talk of a club versus country row and boss Chris Coleman said: "He's not trained with us or been in any session with us". Wales remained resilient throughout, though, and despite a number of nervy moments, namely one nearing the 80 minute when Ashley Williams and Wayne Hennessey had to combined to keep the ball out, the visitors survived. Read More »

Kevin Lee initially misses weight ahead of UFC 216


So how is it that Johnson has been overlooked for so long? If Kevin Lee wouldn't have been able to make weight, Tony Ferguson woulda fought him at UFC 216 anyway.so says Tony's manager. Ferguson's reason for not shooting for a fight with McGregor is simple, he believes " The Notorious " doesn't want to test himself against the killers in the 155lbs division. Read More »

Pulisic central midfield vs Panama; Besler, Gonzalez in back

There are nearly endless permutations, enough to make a mathematician's head spin, of how the US men's national soccer team could qualify for the World Cup by late Tuesday night. In March, they outshot the US 19-7, and had 54 percent possession. "We all felt it and felt a big responsibility for the team and for our country". Los Canaleros sitting third with 10 points on the table is headed by manager Hernan Dario Gomez. Read More »

New England Patriots Defeat Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-14 — INITIAL IMPRESSIONS

Unfortunately, it was the offense's night to be off and that is why they scraped by the Bucs by just five points. "Well, they have been playing nearly entirely man coverage, " coach Dirk Koetter said. Winston didn't get much help. Here are five teams that have to come away with a win in Week 5. In a young Winston's eyes, Brady separated himself from the pack. Read More »

England line up friendlies against Germany, Brazil


Jamie Redknapp has urged England to finally perform on the big stage after securing qualification for the World Cup in Russian Federation. "I think this team has potential, but we have got a hell of a lot of work to do". The World Cup qualifier will be televised live on ITV 1 for viewers in the United Kingdom . Slovenia threatened first and might have been awarded a penalty after Josip Ilicic went down in the penalty area, seemingly after England goalkeeper Joe Hart had caught ... Read More »

Car Dealership Says It Will Pull Ads for NFL Games Over Protests


These team protests are direct pushback against Trump, with players saying we will kneel during the anthem and show you we will not be fired. Reviving the legacy of black athletes protesting during the national anthem, Kaepernick had stated that he refused to stand for a flag that does not protect all of its citizens equally, citing instances of police brutality against people of color as what prompted him to kneel. Read More »

Gronk inactive for Patriots game against Tampa Bay


Without his most-reliable pass catcher, Brady will have to depend more on Brandin Cooks , Chris Hogan , Danny Amendola , and Dwayne Allen . Tampa Bay was hampered by three missed field-goal attempts by kicker Nick Folk . Only Indianapolis has yielded more than the 128 points the Patriots have given up. The back-and-forth game was tied at 30 in the fourth, but Newton drove Carolina down the field in the closing moments for Graham Gano's game-winning field goal. Read More »

Lionel Messi's World Cup hopes hanging by a thread after Argentina draw


Argentina's Lionel Messi gestures at the end of the goalless 2018 World Cup qualifier football match against Peru in Buenos Aires on October 5, 2017. Anything besides 3 points on Thursday as well as the hosts will, at best, be condemned to a play-off place. The margin for error for Argentina however has narrowed dramatically after their latest stalemate, their third consecutive draw of a faltering qualification campaign. Read More »

New York Yankees Advance To ALDS


The Cleveland Indians play the New York Yankees in the postseason for the first time since 2007. Gary Sanchez finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run. That also helped chase Gray, who NY acquired July 31 in a deal with Oakland. With the New York Yankees defeating the Minnesota Twins , this year's divisional round is shaping up to be one of the most loaded in terms of win totals in recent history. Read More »

ALDS: Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander vs. Boston Red Sox


When I see them the next day, I'm like, 'I'm good .' This is still a trial-and-error process, too . After eight years in the majors, Sale said that finally getting a chance to pitch in the postseason is "pretty fulfilling". Springer and Barnes were college teammates at nearby CT. Red Sox need to find some offense somewhere. A World Series trophy is on their agenda. "That was the first time we were really in, some ways, respected again in the game that we had good players, and good ... Read More »

Astros, Indians are deep enough to make deep playoff runs


The Indians are back, but there's now a 6-foot-7, 280-pound baseball-bashing behemoth standing in their way. When the Yankees and Indians square off in Game 1 of their best-of-five American League Divisional Series Thursday night (7:30 p.m, ) in Cleveland , it will mark the fourth time ever they'll meet in the playoffs. Read More »

England lucky to have Kane, says Hart


Hart felt Kane's secret was his simplicity in front of goal.The striker has made steady progress over the past two seasons for his club, scoring 25 and 29 goals to pick up the golden boot twice in succession. Paper Round's view: We'll assume this "battle" follows a period of quiet self-reflection by Barkley, who's concluded perhaps a salary of £150k per week (his rumoured self-valuation back in the summer months) was a little steep, after all. Read More »

Astros start Verlander in ALDS opener

On Thursday, the American League Divisional Series between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros will begin. Collectively Houston batters have a.227 BA, against the dynamic-duo of Sale and Pomeranz. Hinch's club, of course. Sale hasn't done it all season and pitched on three days rest only once in his career. Sale dates for possible World Series 2017 games played at Fenway will be announced at a later date. Read More »