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Tim Tebow homers on first pitch as a New York Met

Tim Tebow homers on first pitch as a New York Met

Tebow followed that in the third with a sharp grounder in the hole between the third baseman and shortstop. Tim Tebow has homered on the first pitch of his first at-bat as a professional baseball player. "I feel like every day I'm getting a little more comfortable", said Tebow, who singled in his last two at-bats of the simulated game. Tim Tebow's baseball career is off with a bang. Read More

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Dez Bryant undergoes MRI on knee as Cowboys await results

Bryant injured his knee during the Cowboy's opening drive on Sunday. Bryant did not practice on Wednesday, and Garrett said the team is taking the situation day-by-day. The Dallas Cowboys looked like they avoided a scare Sunday night, when Dez Bryant tweaked his knee in the first quarter against the Bears . Bryant made a brief appearance in the locker room, grabbing his clothes, a pair of retro Jordans, and a fistful of diamond-and-gold jewelry. Read More

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Blue Jays Beat Orioles 5-1 in AL Wild-Card Showdown

WHAT WENT WRONG: Kevin Gausman allowed five runs, four earned in six innings. Austin's homer prevented the Red Sox from clinching their eighth division title and ended their 11-game winning streak. Carrera homered in the third, walked ahead of Donaldson's blast and added a single, scoring three times in all. Rookie Alex Bregman delivered a game-tying pinch-hit with two outs in the sixth inning to ignite a six-run frame that pushed the Astros to a 8-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Read More

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Gautam Gambhir May Replace KL Rahul in Kolkata Test

Notably, Gambhir, who has played 56 Test matches for the country, played his last Test in 2004. Gambhir had appeared for a fitness test at the NCA in Bangalore on Tuesday. He had scores of 77, 90, 59, 94 and 36 as captain of India Blue, the champions. Also Read- What about Gautam Gambhir in place of Shikhar Dhawan? A stylish opening batsman, Gambhir once formed a successful opening partnership with Virender Sehwag and hammered nine hundreds and 21 fifties before indifferent form forced ... Read More

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UFC: Conor McGregor to face Eddie Alvarez in New York

White announced Monday night on SportsCenter that Alvarez would defend his lightweight belt against McGregor in the main event of UFC 205 on November 12 at the promotion's first-ever card in New York City. After the Alvarez vs. McGregor fight was announced, Johnson and Nurmagomedov traded barbs on Twitter , ending with both agreeing they wanted the fight. Read More

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Absentee voting begins in St. Louis County and City

Holsclaw said more women are registered to vote in Jefferson County, but in recent years, more men end up casting ballots. Hillsborough will have 14 days of early voting at 16 locations for eight hours each day. It is not working for the eligible citizens who are finding it hard if not impossible to vote under the new requirements. But what about the disgruntled voter looming large in this year's presidential election? She said she won't add sites because all voters regardless of race prefer ... Read More

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Liverpool Massacre 10-Man Hull At Anfield

Karius has started the last two games for Liverpool , making his debut against Derby County at Pride Park in the EFL Cup and keeping his place for the visit of Hull City to Anfield in Saturday's 5-1 victory . "In the first few minutes you could really see how strong Hull could be in counterattacks - really good, really strong and hard to defend. All good in the moment". Read More

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Palmer has struggled vs. Ryan defenses

The irony of the Roman firing was the offense was productive vs. Bills coach Rex Ryan said Watkins' chances of playing are "probably not real good" Friday. ABOUT THE BILLS (0-2): Quarterback Tyrod Taylor connected on touchdown passes of 84 and 71 yards in last Thursday's loss to the Jets but he still ranks in the middle of the pack in most other passing categories. Read More

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Alabama RB Harris carted off field with leg injury

Alabama RB Harris carted off field with leg injury

Quarterback Mylik Mitchell was 14 for 18 for 108 yards and two touchdowns. Hurts was 16-of-24 passing for 164 yards and ran for 54 yards, including a 20-yard touchdown to cap the opening drive. Defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt's bunch surrendered just 166 yards and five first downs to the Golden Flashes. "He has an ankle sprain, so he'll be day to day", Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said of Harris. Read More

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Wawrinka and Zverev to meet in St. Petersburg Open final

Wawrinka and Zverev to meet in St. Petersburg Open final

Zverev, who's parents are Russians and who speaks their language fluently, came to St. Petersburg after 3 poor results in Toronto, Cincinnati, and the US Open , but he will leave all that behind him if he wins his maiden title tomorrow. "The match was much harder than the scoreline shows", Zverev said. The second set was nearly a carbon copy of the first as Zverev broke early again and kept his lead through to close out his first ever win over Berdych in their fifth head-to-head meeting. Read More

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Dodgers stun Giants after skirmish, cut magic number to seven

Dodgers stun Giants after skirmish, cut magic number to seven

Hours later, a reporter from ESPN learned that Puig had signed one of the shirts and sent it to Bumgarner, who was in the visiting clubhouse with San Francisco. Nunez scored on Kershaw's wild pitch that bounced in front of the plate and over Grandal's head. San Francisco has lost nine times this season when leading after eight innings, setting an unwanted franchise record. Read More

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Sadio Mane picks fellow summer signing as Liverpool's funniest player

Sadio Mane picks fellow summer signing as Liverpool's funniest player

Leicester were gifted their only goal, when makeshift central defender Lucas' howler allowed Jamie Vardy to score. Roberto Firmino bagged a brace, and Sadio Mane and Adam Lallana scored each, to give Liverpool a comfortable victory. "The history we've had of finding players like Mane, I'm talking about a Torres or even a Suarez", he told LFC TV's Preview Show (H/T Inside Futbol). Read More

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Yahoo data breach weighs on Verizon takeover

Yahoo has revealed that it suffered a massive cyber breach in late 2014, which the company believes resulted in theft of information about the accounts of at least 500 million users. If you have ever had an account with Yahoo , you'll need to keep an eye out for an email from the United States firm. "We will evaluate as the investigation continues through the lens of overall Verizon interests, including consumers, customers, shareholders and related communities", Verizon said in the ... Read More

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United not ambitious enough: Mourinho

United not ambitious enough: Mourinho

I think our urgency was there in the second half but we needed to have that in the first half as well. Red Devils boss Mourinho admitted his players are now lacking confidence - despite starting the season with four consecutive wins across the Community Shield and Premier League. Read More

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola vows to punish critics

The 53-year-old first lost to the Spaniard's Manchester City at Old Trafford, then against Feyenoord in the UEFA Europa League, before surprisingly going down at Watford. They are still looking for their first home league win of the season (D1, L1). "We have to accept absolutely the suspension from the federation and try as quickly as possible to get Nolito back with the team". Read More

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Giants' Cueto could miss next start because of groin strain

Giants' Cueto could miss next start because of groin strain

Los Angeles Dodgers' Kenta Maeda , right, of Japan, attempts to bunt as San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey watches during the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. Span scored on an RBI single to right by Angel Pagan to give the Giants a 1-0 lead. According to the team's official Twitter account , Crawford suffered a dislocated left pinkie finger on an awkward slide into third base. Read More

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Assault arrest for man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie

Assault arrest for man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie

Johnson spokeswoman Crystal Strait says the man approached the mayor from behind, grabbed him and "pulled him back" before shoving the white dessert in his face. Police released a photo of Thompson after he was booked and two cuts and a bruise are visibly seen around his left eye. "The whole thing is just shocking", she told the Bee . Read More

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Driver, marshal survive close calls at Singapore GP

Driver, marshal survive close calls at Singapore GP

Friday's practice session for this year's race also saw an unusual interloper, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen narrowly avoiding a giant lizard as the driver roared around the track. Rosberg, however, did not want to talk about the likelihood of keeping his new championship lead throughout the final six races of 2017. "The brakes were way overheating so I had to slow down". Read More

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