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Rays at Blue Jays

When you see what he does and the impact he has on an opposing pitcher, even when he doesn't get a hit, just being in the lineup, it's kind of unbelievable. Ketel Marte RBI single in the ninth was the difference in Seattle's 3-2 verdict over Oakland. CHICAGO - Ian Kennedy and three relievers combined on a two-hitter, helping the Royals beat Chris Sale and the White Sox.

Mets GM Sandy Alderson defends the decision to sign Tim Tebow

Lucie, Fla. on September 18. The 29-year-old former Heisman Trophy player - who has not played for an National Football League team since being released by the Philadelphia Eagles after their pre-season in 2015 - is hoping to switch sports to baseball.

Murrays keep Britain alive in Davis Cup semi vs Argentina

Del Potro's match with Murray was eagerly anticipated following their memorable clash in the final of the Olympics last month and it certainly lived up to its billing. "It's very special for me and I think we played for more than five hours, both at a very high level". Henman told Standard Sport: "If you'd said to me in January past year that Great Britain would win the Davis Cup , I would have said you need your head checked! I felt there wasn't too many mistakes on important moments", ...

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Nigeria wins third gold

For India, given the treatment meted out to Olympic athletes/medal-winners vis-a-vis Paralympics ones, the answer is an unfortunate "yes". Much of the country's success has been down to their dominance on the powerlifting benches. Team Nigeria still remains ninth in the overall medal table with six gold, two silver and one bronze. Jody Cundy, Jon-Allan Butterworth and Louis Rolfe's eighth gold in the velodrome came after an earlier gold from Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall who won the ...

Pep Guardiola warns Vincent Kompany he faces fight for Manchester City place

Bournemouth's only doubt is defender Tyrone Mings, who hasn't played a single minute of competitive football in over a year: he picked up a serious knee injury in his Cherries debut last August, and is yet to make his return. Manchester City continued their flawless start to the season with a 4-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium although their victory was marred slightly by a late red card for Nolito.

Ross Barkley ordered to improve his game by Everton boss Koeman

While Barkley is uncertain to start against Middlesbrough on Saturday, the Everton manager confirmed Gareth Barry will make his 600th Premier League appearance, equalling a feat achieved by only Ryan Giggs and Frank Lampard. Koeman said: "Why after the win on Monday do I need to change from 'fight for European football?'" Under Koeman Everton failed to buckle after falling behind to an early goal at West Bromwich Albion while, at home to Stoke City, after Marko Arnautovic hit the post ...

Simmons returns for Wallabies

Simmons, replacing Kane Douglas, will partner Adam Coleman in the second row in what will be the sixth lock combination used by Cheika in 2016. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says he's not afraid to keep the revolving door going after making the surprise decision to drop lock Kane Douglas for Saturday night's clash with Argentina in Perth.

ACC votes to pull conference championship games out of North Carolina

North Carolina laws invalidate any local law that treats sexual orientation as a protected class or has a objective to prevent discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals. The news wasn't surprising, but that made it no less significant, no less maddening and no less costly to communities in North Carolina . GOP lawmakers and McCrory approved the law known as House Bill 2 last March.

New York Jets: 5 things they must do to beat Buffalo Bills

NY general manager Brian Cashman made the announcement Wednesday. The Bills showed zero ingenuity with the ball against Baltimore last week, so this should be a game where the Jets D takes and keeps control. But last season was baffling because Ryan's defense was uncharacteristically mediocre and yet still caused problems for Fitzpatrick. "It's hard to imagine anybody better than that group", Ryan said of the Jets'.

Russell Wilson's ankle injury is reportedly significant, Week 2 status in question

Ex-Patriot Chandler Jones sacked Garoppolo on the first play of New England's next possession, but the young quarterback still set up the winning kick by Gostkowski, who also booted a 53-yarder. Jay Ajayi is healthy, yet it was Gase's decision for him not to travel to Seattle to play in the opening game of the regular season. The team needs Mike Pouncey back.

Ronaldo cannot wait for 'special' Sporting match

Unfortunately, this has caused him to miss all of Real Madrid's preseason, as well as the first two games of the season. Ronaldo , who had been out of action for two months with a knee injury, won the Ballon d'Or in 2008, 2013 and 2014 and is favorite for another this year after winning the Champions League with Real and Euro 2016 with Portugal.

USA beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

The teams met in an exhibition rematch Saturday night in Ottawa. Team Canada's Carey Price (31) makes a save against Team USA's Ryan Kesler (17) during the first period of a World Cup of Hokey game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus , Ohio, Friday, Sept.

Vikings' game of survival works once but remains too unsafe

Quarterback Shaun Hill #13 of the Minnesota Vikings drops back as teammate Andre Smith #71 removes the helmet of Derrick Morgan #91 of the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Nissan Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Nashville. The Vikings will provide a formidable test for Green Bay's offensive line , which had to deal with the release of guard Josh Sitton on September 3.

Browns exec explains why Cleveland passed on drafting Carson Wentz

The former North Dakota State quarterback was expecting to spend a redshirt season on the Philadelphia sideline this season. "Extra preparation is pretty normal", Wentz said. Due to the lack, or non-existent professional experience, fans are a bit anxious that the 23-year-old athlete might fall short in leading the team to victory.

Trump and Clinton trade barbs in first televised confrontation

I've already said he is really very much of a leader. "I took responsibility for my decision", she said of her vote for the Iraq war. And that's a very different system and I don't happen to like the system. Trump didn't back away from a message he sent on Twitter three years ago in which he estimated the number of unreported sexual assaults in the military and said, "What did these geniuses expect when they put men & women together?" "They have been so totally supportive of me and I'm ...

Lorenzo takes record 64th career MotoGP pole position

They left pitlane again at the same time with five minutes remaining, and while Lorenzo found a further two tenths, Marquez could not improve and dropped to fourth, relinquishing a spot on the front row to Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales.

Mets sign Tim Tebow

In 2000, the Mets reached an agreement with Garth Brooks on a minor-league deal, adding the country singer to the team's roster for spring training. Alderson replied that that was not the case, although that will not quiet speculation that it is.

Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Arsenal v Southampton

In stoppage time they won a penalty for a foul on Olivier Giroud from Jose Fonte, and Santi Cazorla duly converted the spot kick to win all three points for Wenger's men. In the second half Arsenal fans voiced their displeasure at the average performance on display as they never really looked like finding a victor until stoppage-time.

Serena Williams Suffers Shocking Loss at US Open

Open title clash. Kerber, who beat twice Wimbledon victor Petra Kvitova in the fourth round and last year's Open runner-up Roberta Vinci in the quarters before eliminating former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the semis, is now focusing on a second slam title.

Blues made late Luiz decision - Conte

Despite rating Luiz's ability with the ball, Conte admitted he would need to improve his defensive play. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte spoke ahead of the clash against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium and claimed everyone at Cobham is thinking about the trip to South Wales.

Man United made 'leap in quality' - De Gea

Asked if he will tell his players anything different before the game, Guardiola said: "I say be calm, more relaxed, not too much information". Both sides go into the game with flawless records in the Premier League thus far, and both teams have looked very impressive in those wins.

Landon Donovan reportedly comes out of retirement to sign with LA Galaxy

Jurgen Klinsmann cut Donovan from the 2014 World Cup team, and the attacking midfielder responded by dominating the league. "I care so deeply about the Galaxy organisation and I believe I could help in a small way to aid the team in its quest for a sixth MLS championship".

Brian Dozier just keeps hitting home runs; one away from 40

TIGERS 5, WHITE SOX 3: Justin Upton hit a three-run home run in the 11th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday for their 11th win in 14 games. Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has been one of the MLB's best surprises this season, flashing a surprising amount of power for a middle infielder with 38 home runs on the year.

Patriots acquire DB Rowe from Eagles

Eric Rowe, the former Eagles second-round pick out of Utah, was officially traded to the New England Patriots today. Aug 16, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Eric Rowe (32) during a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lincoln Financial Field.

Under Armour (UA) Makes Push Into Asia With Steph Curry's Help

Instead, he had his shit blocked by 17-year old high schooler, Gian Mamuyac . Touring Asia for his Under Armour Asia Tour, Curry was playing in an exhibition game during the final leg of the tour in Taipei, Taiwan. "It was a great defense", Curry told the hosts. In a report published by Spin.ph , a Taiwanese celebrity reportedly asked for a replay of the last five seconds of the game and at that point, Curry did not disappoint the fans.

Raphael Varane: Not easy to turn down Man United and Jose Mourinho

The 31-year-old, who in his eighth season at United, has started at right-back in all three of their Premier League games this season. The Frenchman called Manchester United a "very big club", and described their interest as "flattering".

Kyrgios pulls off incredible drop shot before retiring

Kyrgios lit up Arthur Ashe Stadium when he ran down a drop shot and conjured an incredible around-the-net-post backhand victor in the fifth game of the third set. The loss was Nick's first in 21 matches against unseeded opponents at grand slam events and will come as a bitter disappointment for the sportsman who had high hopes at the US Open.

UCLA comes up short in overtime loss to Texas A&M

Despite being up by 15 points late into the third quarter, the Aggies found themselves in an OT barnburner. After surrendering the lead, UCLA started at their own 20 yard line with two minutes and 55 seconds left. In rushing Soso Jamabo will be the starting running back after hitting 403 yards and four touchdowns last season. UCLA settled for a 38-yard field goal.

India won the toss, chose to field!

With fellow opener Johnson Charles, Lewis put on 126, steering the West Indies past the 100-run mark by the eighth over. But they fell short as Dhoni was dismissed off the final ball, leaving the skipper to lament his failure to see his team to victory.

Gareth Bale will become Wales' all-time top scorer, says Ian Rush

The Cardiff-born ace is eyeing up further glory with Wales when the qualifying bid for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation begins on Monday against Moldova, as well as a potential chance in history with the carrot of a Champions League final in his hometown next May.