• Detroit Tigers should exceed Major League Baseball standards, expand protective netting

    Detroit Tigers should exceed Major League Baseball standards, expand protective netting

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    Commissioner Rob Manfred claims that the variations in stadium layouts would make it hard for the league to issue one set of mandatory conditions for protective netting-an idea that he cited when the recommendations were released and one that he has repeated several times since, including in a New York Daily News interview two months ago, after another fan was hit by a foul ball at Yankee Stadium, and yesterday , following this latest incident.
  • Kevin Durant Apologizes For "Idiotic" And "Childish" Twitter Behavior

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    Stephen Jackson had something to say about Kevin Durant's social media incident in which the Warriors star sent out unusual third-person tweets that criticized the Oklahoma City Thunder . In a profile for San Francisco Magazine , Durant opened up about the personal toll the criticism he received in the wake of signing with Golden State in July 2016 took on him.
  • United's Herrera says big-spending Man City are title favourites

    United's Herrera says big-spending Man City are title favourites

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    The body also states that they have delivered about 1,000 new wheelchair bays inside Premier League stadiums in the last two years - an increase of 50 per cent, with more on the way. Meanwhile, all-time Manchester United top goal scorer Wayne Rooney, who was given a standing ovation when he left the Old Trafford pitch during Everton's 4-0 drubbing, has been fined two week's salary by his new club after he was convicted of drink driving.
  • Jürgen Klopp: no panic but Liverpool have problems

    Jürgen Klopp: no panic but Liverpool have problems

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    But Klopp has rejected claim his players are soft and there is evidence to support him. Lovren remains an injury doubt for Saturday, while fellow centre-back Joel Matip and midfielder Emre Can are also struggling with minor knocks, suggesting that Klopp's options may be restricted once more.
  • Karim Benzema: I want to retire at Real Madrid

    Karim Benzema: I want to retire at Real Madrid

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    The striker's contract extension will come as good news to Madrid following their disappointing start to the new La Liga campaign. The extending of the contract of Real Madrid player number 9 comes in a full renewal policy of the team led by Florentino Perez who announced other key pieces such as Marcelo, Dani Carvajal and Isco.
  • Spartans to Watch Against Notre Dame

    Spartans to Watch Against Notre Dame

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    The ability to watch an National Basketball Association game in VR with friends who aren't in the same room like the one provided by FOX Sports would be coming "soon", he said, because Next VR was receiving feedback from users demanding to watch sports in a more social and in a less isolating environment.
  • Ilkay Gundogan: Man City midfielder back soon after knee sprain

    Ilkay Gundogan: Man City midfielder back soon after knee sprain

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    Either side of the goal , Hal Robson Kanu had been guilty of a few shocking misses but it was his attempt in the 94th minute, which hit the post, that really summed up his poor night. Sane finally took charge on 77 minutes with an expertly-taken victor, only for West Brom to rattle the woodwork again in the dying seconds. Not 8 months, just a minor injury.
  • Arsenal Will Be Without Danny Welbeck Through the International Break

    Arsenal Will Be Without Danny Welbeck Through the International Break

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    Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has been ruled out until after the worldwide break with a groin injury but is targeting an October return, manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed. The Arsenal manager offered the latest on Danny Welbeck , Mesut Ozil , Mathieu Debuchy and Calum Chambers . The forward was in considerable pain after the game, but the injury is not said to be serious although Arsenal will not risk Welbeck's fitness by rushing him back.
  • Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria causes major damage in Puerto Rico

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    For people in Philadelphia with loved ones on the island, the worst part is not knowing what's going on. Still, that storm knocked out power to 70 percent of the island and left almost 40 percent of Puerto Ricans without running water. In shops across the island, shelves were bare after people filled shopping carts with the limited amount of water, batteries, baby formula, milk and other items they could find.
  • Kuldeep thanks Dhoni for pepping him up before the hat-trick ball

    Kuldeep thanks Dhoni for pepping him up before the hat-trick ball

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    Three overs later India's victory was all but assured as Kuldeep became only the third Indian to take an ODI hat-trick, his left-arm wrist spin bamboozling Australia's lower order. With the help of Indian bowlers, they won their first ODI by 26 runs in Chennai. The hosts depended on a 102-run second-wicket stand between Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane, who made 55, to start strongly before the Australian bowlers struck back at the Eden Gardens .
  • USA Youth Prospect Josh Sargent, 17, Signs with Werder Bremen

    USA Youth Prospect Josh Sargent, 17, Signs with Werder Bremen

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    It is understood that the mercurial talent is on the verge of breaking into Germany under 19's worldwide side. USA youth national team forward Josh Sargent will sign with Werder Bremen , the Bundesliga club announced on Wednesday. "But I don't know exactly how firm it is". Meanwhile, interest from a big club like Liverpool , with a German manager in Jurgen Klopp, and then with Spurs' brilliant track-record for developing young players - this could well turn the player's head.
  • Oakland Athletics vs. Detroit Tigers - 9/17/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Oakland Athletics vs. Detroit Tigers - 9/17/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    In 2017, Sanchez has struck out batters in 21.3 percent of plate appearances, his best K rate since 2013, when he finished in third place in the Cy Young balloting. "There's no question", Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said of the incident, via The Detroit Free Press . Cotton began his warmups at the normal time, but Raul Alcantara went out to the bullpen to prepare as Cotton walked back to the dugout.
  • Rangers Boss Pedro Caixinha Comments On Injured Duo Ahead of Celtic Game

    Rangers Boss Pedro Caixinha Comments On Injured Duo Ahead of Celtic Game

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    Insisting any financial gauge makes Celtic the logical favourites for the first city derby of the season, Caixinha said: 'One thing I need to agree with is that money brings quality, not only in football. Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha confirmed that Wallace won't return to the first team until at least November. Morelos has been a big hit since arriving from HJK Helsinki, bagging eight goals.
  • Buhari leaves NY for scheduled medical appointment in UK

    Buhari leaves NY for scheduled medical appointment in UK

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    This development will not come as a surprise as the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, had in a statement issued before the President left Abuja last weekend for NY stated that he would be proceeding to London after the UNGA.
  • NFL Players Petition the League to Endorse and Promote 'Activism Awareness Month'

    NFL Players Petition the League to Endorse and Promote 'Activism Awareness Month'

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    In addition to recently retired wide receiver Anquan Boldin , and the Eagles' Torrey Smith . The NFL declined comment when asked about the memo by Yahoo Sports . Similar to the model we have in place for players to get involved, there are three tiers of engagement based on your comfort level. Joined by Mr. Lurie, the Commissioner spent the day along with Malcolm and others meeting with community leaders and representatives of law enforcement.
  • Eichorst out as Nebraska AD

    Eichorst out as Nebraska AD

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    Eichorst, who was nearing five years on the job, is owed $1.7 million on a contract that runs through June 2019. Eichorst has been under heavy criticism for many things, including the hiring of third-year coach Mike Riley, who is just 16-13 after the 21-17 loss to Northern Illinois .
  • Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino discusses Harry Kane's Fifpro World XI nomination

    Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino discusses Harry Kane's Fifpro World XI nomination

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    Pochettino is aware of the ongoing speculation, having fended it off at regular intervals in the past. The England global, who has been out of action since February, but still ended up on the PFA Team of the Year last season, did express his disappointment with the club's rigid pay system and lack of big-money and big-name signings in an interview last month.
  • Prediction: West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur

    Prediction: West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur

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    Tottenham head into the weekend action after booking their place in the League Cup fourth round with a narrow 1-0 win over Barnsley but they were held to a 0-0 draw by Swansea last weekend so no doubt Pochettino will be desperate to come away with all three points at West Ham.
  • Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott says there's no excuse for lack of effort

    Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott says there's no excuse for lack of effort

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    Though the Lions and Colts are dome teams as well, the Cardinals tend to play their best ball in the sea of red in the Valley of the Sun. In terms of matchups, this contest is more similar to what the Cowboys are used to. Chain moving dimes to starting slot receiver, Cole Beasley and the added ability to use his legs without getting mauled by a top-tier pass rush. We don't go out there and play for you guys.
  • Zidane Relieved to Welcome Back Ronaldo into Real Madrid Squad

    Zidane Relieved to Welcome Back Ronaldo into Real Madrid Squad

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    Reigning champions Real Madrid are already four points behind leaders Barcelona in La Liga after wasteful home draws with Valencia and Levante. "Cristiano is happy because what he likes is to play and be with his teammates". "It is not wrong to say that Bale with space can do damage to any team, with the pace he has", Zidane said. We saw that with his goal the other day.