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Donaldson dashes home, Blue Jays beat Rangers to win ALDS

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Toronto Blue Jays acknowledges the crowd prior to game three of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers at Rogers Centre on October 9, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. "We were rolling the dice there and you've got to get some breaks in this game , too". Jays closer Roberto Osuna came out of the bullpen and pitched two scoreless innings of relief to pick up the win. Read More

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Florida gets rescheduled for Nov. 19 in Baton Rouge

Florida gets rescheduled for Nov. 19 in Baton Rouge

Moving the game to LSU keeps the Tigers from playing three road games in a 13-day stretch, as they are scheduled to play at Arkansas on Nov. 12 and at Texas A&M on November 24. "We made this decision to play the game in Baton Rouge", Foley said in a release . "After extensive discussion, the University of Florida agreed to play the 2016 contest in Baton Rouge". Read More

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Piercy sets course record at Silverado and takes lead

He wasn't alone in attacking Silverado. Paul Casey, coming off a pair of runner-up finishes in the FedEx Cup playoffs that signalled a return to form, birdied his last three holes for a 64. That means the 39-year-old starts the 2016-17 season ranked 12th in the world, despite not having won on the PGA Tour since the Shell Houston in 2009. Read More

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No surprise inactives in Chargers-Broncos

No surprise inactives in Chargers-Broncos

The Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak collapsed on the field following last week's loss, and it is not the first time. Philip Rivers continues to bolster his standing in the annals of San Diego Chargers history. TE Virgil Green (calf) and RT Donald Stephenson (calf) returned to the Broncos' lineup. Rivers had 43,047 career passing yards upon breaking the mark. Read More

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Oil falls from one-year highs as investors question OPEC deal

Last week, meeting on the sidelines of the 15th International Energy Forum in Algeirs, OPEC agreed to reduce their oil output to 32.5 million barrels per day (bpd) from the current production levels of around 33.24 million bpd. Instead of cutting production, OPEC opted to pump at high volumes to maintain market share and, seemingly, to drive USA shale oil and gas producers, who have higher operating costs, out of business. Read More

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Jets place WR Eric Decker on IR, season likely over

He caught 80 passes for over 1,000 yards with a dozen touchdowns. The seventh-year wide receiver is a leading target on the Jets team, and his absence for the rest of the season does not bode well for the NY offense. Decker has not played since the Jets' Week 3 game against the Chiefs, and the announcement about the severity of his shoulder injury seemed inevitable. Read More

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Nico Rosberg wins Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo sixth

A time penalty for Verstappen could see Hamilton lower the gap to Nico Rosberg in the title race, which now stands at 33 points with four races remaining after the German's victory. Wolff believes there is no need to rush into talking to Hamilton off the back of two disappointing weekends, instead giving the reigning world champion time to take stock away from the paddock. Read More

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49ers name Colin Kaepernick starting quarterback

Thursday night, the San Francisco 49ers lost their fourth of five games against the Arizona Cardinals. Sunday's game will mark Kaepernick's first start since November 1 of past year, a 27-6 loss to the Rams. "We have to make sure we're giving our team the best chance to go out and win". Is that pretty much the same or-? "We made some big plays and he was consistent", Smith said. Read More

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Pep Guardiola: Tottenham

Pep Guardiola: Tottenham "were better than us".

The master tactician agreed that his team was struggling to adapt to the requirements of the game early on, as Spurs had the answers to everything City came up with offensively. Son Heung-Min set up Dele Alli to sweep in Spurs' second goal in the 37th minute and the hosts would have won with even more room to spare had Erik Lamela not seen a penalty parried by Claudio Bravo. Read More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House Michigan Promotion Backfires

Ruth's Chris Steak House Michigan Promotion Backfires

Michigan's win over Rutgers on Saturday marked the largest margin of victory for a college football team since University of Chicago's 85-0 victory in 1939, according to Fox News . Still, a half-priced meal is a compelling bargain. The Michigan Wolverines are destroying opponents this season, and they're slashing prices on steaks at a local restaurant while they're at it. Read More

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Five things to watch in Game 3 of ALDS

As for what happened when he no longer was in view of the cameras, Toronto Star columnist Bruce Arthur provided some details on Twitter . Now, the bleak side of how the game might have changed had he scored in the seventh inning rather than being thrown out at home on a groundout fielder's choice. Read More

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Gabbert's struggles lead to calls for Kaepernick

Gabbert's struggles lead to calls for Kaepernick

Gabbert was competent in the 49ers' 28-0 win over the Los Angeles Rams in the season opener, but it's been all downhill for the quarterback and San Francisco, who haven't won since. "I've got to play better". Nor are those of his San Francisco 49ers teammates, not after Thursday night's fourth straight defeat. That includes the franchise's ever-scrutinized quarterback spot, where Kelly said he did not consider inserting Colin Kaepernick amid Thursday's carnage. Read More

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Kung finishes tied for 5th at LPGA event

Kung finishes tied for 5th at LPGA event

Just you play. Don't think about other player. Both golfers fought strong winds and some rain that swept the Miramar club to hand out cards to 69 for a second straight day, giving them a total score of 138, or -6. Jang shot a 62 on Saturday to take a six-stroke lead over Feng into the final round. After Kung, the next best Taiwanese was Hsu Wei-ling (徐薇淩), who tied for 32nd at 1-under 287, followed by Phoebe Yao (姚宣榆) and Cheng Ssu-chia (程思嘉), who were in a six-way tie for 35th at even par ... Read More

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George Will: Why all the love for Cubs' failures?

San Francisco is tied for the worst championship odds of any team in the playoffs at +22/1. Sources said Fox is looking to top the record $5 million per spot that CBS got during Super Bowl 50 when it airs Super Bowl LI in February. David Ortiz celebrates with Mookie Betts after hitting a two-run homer against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on September 30, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. Read More

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Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS

Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS

So, whatever my feelings are need to remain my feelings and let the players, like I said, they've worked so hard for this. "We kind of anticipated this might be the way it shakes out", Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "He went out and did some running, some agility stuff today". Farrell says he has not decided the order for the rest of the games. With Carlos Carrasco on the 60-day disabled list (broken finger) and Danny Santana out since September 9 with a forearm strain, the ... Read More

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US claim early initiative in Ryder Cup foursomes

US claim early initiative in Ryder Cup foursomes

Olympic champion Rose of England and British Open champion Stenson of Sweden went 3-0 in 2014 to spark Europe's third victory in a row, sixth in seven tries and eighth in the past 10 Cups. There were a few rude comments, not unusual in America for a Ryder Cup. Rose and Stenson led the comeback with the opening point, but Brandt Snedeker - recalled after missing the 2014 defeat - and debutant Brooks Koepka thrashed two-time major victor Kaymer and new partner Danny Willett . Read More

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Ben Simmons: Ben Simmons out for 3 months?

Ben Simmons: Ben Simmons out for 3 months?

Ben Simmons was the first overall pick in this year's draft. According to ESPN , however, the Sixers believe Simmons suffered "an acute injury " when he landed on another player. When the Sixers took the floor at their brand new training facility in Camden, Ben Simmons wasn't there. Joel Embiid , selected No. 3 overall by the Sixers in 2014, has yet to play in the National Basketball Association because of multiple surgeries on his right foot. Read More

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Russell, Baylor strom back to shock Iowa State

Russell, Baylor strom back to shock Iowa State

As for Iowa State, the Cyclones will next hit the road and travel to Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State on October 8. With their backs up against the wall and the inability to stop Iowa State all game long to that point, the Baylor defense stepped up to force punts on all of the Cyclones' possessions in the fourth quarter. Read More

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