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Hurricane Harvey is a Category 3 storm set to make landfall in Texas later today, and the country is preparing for the worst as millions of people are in the path of the storm and likely to lose power at some point. The NHC also reported that the storm was moving south-southeast at 1 miles per hour. "Just, like, hearing and then she paid more attention to it, and she said, 'Man, I've never heard animals cry like that.' Just nowhere to go".
  • Hoskins homers again as Phillies top Cubs

    Hoskins homers again as Phillies top Cubs

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    That milestone by itself is remarkable for a Cubs player, as only seven lefties have hit 30 or more homers for the Cubs in a single year, but Rizzo did something that none of the other six ever did. LaStella and Baez had two hits apiece for Chicago, but Chicago - which has scored the most runs in the majors since the All-Star break - could not break through after the first.
  • Patriots place Kony Ealy on the trade block

    Patriots place Kony Ealy on the trade block

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    Patriots defensive end Kony Ealy during preseason action against the Houston Texans. Even with the retirement of Rob Ninkovich and the season-ending ACL tear to rookie Derek Rivers , the Patriots have bodies at defensive end/outside linebacker.
  • Baltimore Orioles blast Boston Red Sox behind bat of Trey Mancini

    Baltimore Orioles blast Boston Red Sox behind bat of Trey Mancini

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    Julio Teheran, who came in with 18 straight scoreless innings against Colorado, allowed just five Rockies to reach base over 7 1/3 innings in a victory. The Red Sox got just three runners as far as second base, none of those coming after the fifth inning. Eduardo Rodriguez was one of the Red Sox' best pitchers when he lined up to pitch in Baltimore on June 1, but that's when it all took a turn.
  • F1: Belgian Grand Prix

    F1: Belgian Grand Prix

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    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has previously stated that a move for Vettel must be considered, and the team's failure to extend Valtteri Bottas's one-year deal only lends to the theory that the four-time champion could be on the move. Already the last few years, it was the same thing: "There is no confirmation about next year". "I don't think he wants to be my team-mate". I want to win in red.
  • DeShone Kizer gets the chance to lead the Browns back from oblivion

    DeShone Kizer gets the chance to lead the Browns back from oblivion

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    Brandon Weeden was the first, in 2012, when Cleveland lost its season opener to the Eagles, 17-16. His performance throughout training camp and the preseason has apparently been enough for Jackson to grow comfortable with the idea of having Kizer lead the offense when the Browns open the regular season on September 10 against the Pittsburgh Steelers .
  • Cameron Meredith believed to have torn ACL

    Cameron Meredith believed to have torn ACL

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    But Meredith appeared to be in excruciating pain when he was hit by Titans safety Kevin Byard at the end of a 16-yard reception. The 24-year-old Meredith was gearing up for his third National Football League campaign overall, all of which have come in the "Windy City" as a member of the Bears.
  • Ex-England goalkeeper Rob Green joins Huddersfield Town on short-term deal

    Ex-England goalkeeper Rob Green joins Huddersfield Town on short-term deal

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    The veteran England global finally departed Leeds on Sunday to move back to the Premier League with Huddersfield Town, which had created something of a void that needed to be filled. Huddersfield's manager David Wagner wants reliable cover and competition for loan signing Jonas Lossl, and he reckons Green's experience in the topflight could come handy as the club try to navigate their way through the murky waters and survive.
  • Leicester's Maguire doubtful for Manchester United clash

    Leicester's Maguire doubtful for Manchester United clash

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    But Mourinho was so confident of what this squad could do he had raised the bar ahead of the new season. "They didn't look like scoring against West Ham for 25 minutes, and they were far from convincing against Swansea until their late flurry of goals".
  • Manchester United will need pragmatism at times - Jose Mourinho

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    Also among United's current forward options is 19-year-old England global Marcus Rashford . United's pressure won a penalty early in the second half after Danny Simpson handled Anthony Martial's cross in the 53rd minute. "If ( Romelu) Lukaku doesn't score for two games, the fans will be singing his name, he'll come on, he will nick a goal because that's the way he plays and he's still a good player but won't be good enough for Man United , and then he's in the team".
  • Toronto Blue Jays vs. Minnesota Twins

    Toronto Blue Jays vs. Minnesota Twins

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    Donaldson has 101 home runs with the Jays. Kevin Pillar scorched a bases-loaded single to left. Polanco followed with a two-run double. Josh Donaldson's increased production - a.688 slugging percentage in 32 games prior to the start of the Minnesota series on Friday night was, together with a heavy infield workload led manager John Gibbons to try and give him a little break.
  • Maria Sharapova passionate ahead of US Open after 'tough' suspension

    Maria Sharapova passionate ahead of US Open after 'tough' suspension

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    Williams' sister, 23-time major champion Serena, is not playing in the U.S. Open because she is pregnant. Federer beat Nadal in the Australian Open final in January. 2 Andy Murray vs. But Kerber's 2017 has been rough, including a first-round loss at the French Open, and she is seeded No. 6 at the U.S. Open. "I don't think Maria's going to be intimidated, because I don't think anyone intimidates her".
  • Trump Team Escalates Threats to Shut Down Government

    Trump Team Escalates Threats to Shut Down Government

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    He says the matter is now "a mess". "We will pass legislation to make sure we pay our debts". "On funding the government, Republicans in Congress will get no benefit from a shutdown fight over building a border wall ". The argument is that President Trump is the one obstructing the GOP agenda. "I think the relationships are fine", she said. Ryan said a debt ceiling crisis is unlikely.
  • Nacer Chadli: Tony Pulis confirms Swansea City interest in West Brom winger

    Nacer Chadli: Tony Pulis confirms Swansea City interest in West Brom winger

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    Stoke had a half-chance of their own in the ninth minute when Ryan Shawcross found fellow centre-back Bruno Martins Indi inside the West Brom box, but the summer arrival could only poke his effort wide of the post. Choupo-Moting saw a back post effort blocked by Allan Nyom in the 87th minute as the Potters looked for a victor. With so little entertainment on offer, Stoke's supporters saw it as an opportunity to turn on their former manager by chanting: " Tony Pulis , your football ...
  • Castro's glad to be back; Greg Bird's on way to Yankee Stadium

    Castro's glad to be back; Greg Bird's on way to Yankee Stadium

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    Greg Bird reached base three times in his long-awaited return to the Yankees' lineup and Jacoby Ellsbury homered and drove in four runs, leading Sonny Gray and NY over the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Saturday. In fact, he's allowed two-or-fewer runs in his last 11 straight starts - the longest streak in the majors this season-but Saturday's performance was by far his best.
  • Wenger receives massive injury boost ahead of Liverpool clash

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    You had Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling - they scored over 100 goals. "That is a quality that is important and sometimes you can not measure so much because you only look at the number of goals a guy has scored". The quantity of his finishing compared to the rest of Europe is a bit below. "Alexis is in that mode and I think he will be until the last day he is here, he will give his best".
  • Steelers lose to Colts, 19-15, in National Football League preseason Week 3

    Steelers lose to Colts, 19-15, in National Football League preseason Week 3

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    Davis carried twice for 21 yards and also added 9 more yards on a screen pass within the first handful of offensive plays. On the second series, Roethlisberger drove the Steelers to the Colts' 18 before the drive stalled. Pittsburgh scored later in the quarter on a 36 yard field goal by Chris Boswell to cut the Colts lead to 7-3. Brown sat out the first two Steelers' preseason game as the team decided not to risk injury to their star wideout.