• Reds score rare win over Cubs
Reds score rare win over Cubs

Tommy La Stella also had three hits and scored twice, and Kris Bryant and Javier Baez each had a pair of hits - including a home run - and scored twice for Chicago. Michael Lorenzen (7-2) earned the win by throwing a scoreless seventh inning. He missed almost a month with an injury and returned on August 12, allowing three earned runs on seven...

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  • Karolina Pliskova on track to defend Cincinnati title, Venus Williams out
Karolina Pliskova on track to defend Cincinnati title, Venus Williams out

It must have felt like deja vu for the Frenchman, who fell 3-6, 4-6 to drop to 0-15 against Nadal. German third seed and former world number one Kerber was bundled out after Ekaterina Makarova converted her eighth match point in Cincinnati .

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  • Paul Pogba explains how Nemanja Matic's arrival can help him
Paul Pogba explains how Nemanja Matic's arrival can help him

Lukaku scored a brace on Sunday to help the Red Devils got their 2017-18 Premier League season off to the ideal start when they destroyed West Ham 4-0 at Old Trafford . The Swans added £11 million midfielder Roque Mesa from Las Palmas in the summer, but he didn't come off the bench at St Mary's as Clement gives him time to settle.

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  • Golf fan misses out on $3.5 million after major wager falls short
Golf fan misses out on $3.5 million after major wager falls short

Wisniewski is 24 and went to University of Kentucky, earning a journalism degree. 'I can't believe Col Swatton (his caddie) did not give him a wedge and start walking, say that's the only choice mate. "For me, the PGA definitely had a special place in my heart, and maybe a special drive" - showed that the gene pool had produced the family's great...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Top 2017 FIFA The Best Men's Player Shortlist
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Top 2017 FIFA The Best Men's Player Shortlist

Conte hoisted the Premier League title in his first season on English shores, bagging a record-breaking 30 wins en route to his fourth league title in his last four seasons in club football (the other three triumphs were with Juventus). The vote among the coaches and captains of national teams, media representatives and fans will be held from 2...

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  • Virginia state troopers dead in helicopter crash near Charlottesville rally
Virginia state troopers dead in helicopter crash near Charlottesville rally

A visitation for Virginia State Police Trooper Bates is scheduled on Thursday from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.at Nelson Funeral Home in Richmond. No one on the ground was injured, according to police. "Their deaths are a tremendous loss to our agency and the commonwealth". Fellow trooper Bates of Quinton, Va., would have turned 41 years old on Sunday...

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  • Liverpool should gazump Southampton for Lazio's Wesley Hoedt
Liverpool should gazump Southampton for Lazio's Wesley Hoedt

All along, Southampton have done their best to block any deal, forcing an apology out of Liverpool for tapping up the player and then shrugging off Van Dijk's attempts to force a move by going on strike and handing in a transfer request. "It is not just Chelsea who will want him, it is all the top clubs in the Premier League". The new [owner] has...

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  • Eden Hazard Chelsea injury return timescale revealed
Eden Hazard Chelsea injury return timescale revealed

Radja Nainggolan believes Eden Hazard has the quality to win the Ballon d'Or, but thinks the Chelsea attacker needs to score more goals to raise his profile. But neither is likely to be fit enough to feature against Tottenham on Sunday. The Blues made a terrible start to the defence of their Premier League title on Saturday as they lost 3-2 at ...

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  • Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Time, Channel & Starting Super Cup Lineups
Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Time, Channel & Starting Super Cup Lineups

Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema provided the goals in the second leg for a Madrid side that showed every ounce of confidence that Barcelona sorely lacked. We have to recover psychologically. Thursday did see Barcelona officially present Brazilian midfielder Paulinho Bezzera, who was signed on Monday from Guangzhou Evergrande for 40 million ...

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  • Madrid beats Barca 2-0 without Ronaldo to win Super Cup
Madrid beats Barca 2-0 without Ronaldo to win Super Cup

Barca also edged last month's Miami friendly between the two in Neymar's last game for Barca 3-2. Asensio picked up right where he had left the first leg, stunning goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen with a long strike that floated overhead before landing in the net.

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  • With another big injury, this preseason isn't going well for the Colts
With another big injury, this preseason isn't going well for the Colts

It certainly won't help matters if the Colts have an undrafted rookie like Bond starting at center, who doesn't know the ropes as well as a more polished center option theoretically could. He was a Pro Bowl alternate at center for the Baltimore Ravene last season. Otherwise, longtime New York Jets center Nick Mangold is still a free agent.

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  • Floyd Mayweather to Avoid s*x Before Bout With Conor McGregor
Floyd Mayweather to Avoid s*x Before Bout With Conor McGregor

Still, Mark Shapiro, the co-president of WME/IMG, whose company owns UFC, said that ticket sales had already generated over $60 million and that it was impossible that they would not break the record of $72.2 million set by the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.

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  • Dangote: I'll sack Wenger if I takeover Arsenal
Dangote: I'll sack Wenger if I takeover Arsenal

Currently, the Gunners' biggest shareholder is Stan Kroenke , but the 60-year-old African businessman believes that he will be able to persuade him to sell up. The Gunners go to the Potteries for a Saturday evening kick-off, having got the 2017-18 Premier League season off to a stunning start in a seven-goal drama at the Emirates.

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  • Costa: I Am Leaving Chelsea And Returning To Atletico
Costa: I Am Leaving Chelsea And Returning To Atletico

He is not a coach who is very close with his players. Whether Gary Cahill's tackle was a sending off offence is down to the man in charge. Chelsea ended up scoring twice, losing Cesc Fabregas in the 81st minute, and eventually falling to the Clarets, 3-2.

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  • Shania Twain coming to the KFC Yum! Center in 2018
Shania Twain coming to the KFC Yum! Center in 2018

The debut single, " Life's About to Get Good ", landed in June, and it felt like it would be ideal as the centerpiece for a new arena show, like the one The Spin caught on Shania's 2015 "final" tour . local time. She debuted that song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night. Last week, Twain was named as the halftime perfo...

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  • Dwyane Wade is expected to reach buyout with Chicago Bulls
Dwyane Wade is expected to reach buyout with Chicago Bulls

They also drafted Finnish big man Lauri Markannen with the lottery pick they acquired from the T-Wolves in that deal. About a month ago, the Bulls said they hadn't discussed a buyout with Dwyane Wade . Wade joined the team before last season and is now owed $23.8 million for the 2017-18 season. Wade is now by far the most expensive player on ...

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  • Astros add Clippard in trade with White Sox
Astros add Clippard in trade with White Sox

The Houston Astros acquired the right-handed reliever from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday night in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations. A source close to Tyler Clippard says the ex-Yankee reliever will soon be traded to the Astros. Covey, who started the year as the fifth man in the White Sox rotation, is a Rule 5 pick and...

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  • Cowboys to limit Jaylon Smith's snaps in first preseason game
Cowboys to limit Jaylon Smith's snaps in first preseason game

Team executive Stephen Jones says that Smith's snaps will be limited in the game. "For me growing up in IN, I actually played in Lucas Oil Stadium about five or six times", says Smith. He still wears a custom-made brace in practice, but he has seen improvement as camp has progressed. It may want to make you cry that, according to head coach Jas...

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  • Everyone wants Coutinho to stay at Liverpool - Wijnaldum
Everyone wants Coutinho to stay at Liverpool - Wijnaldum

They had absolutely no answer to Mané, and resorted to kicking him out the game, a tactic which blew up in their faces when both of Liverpool's goals came from free-kicks after Mané was fouled. They have been linked with a move for Virgil van Dijk, although Southampton say they are not planning to sell. The Brazilian slapped in a transfer reque...

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  • Encarnacion homers twice, Indians beat Red Sox 7-3
Encarnacion homers twice, Indians beat Red Sox 7-3

So the lucky folks at Fenway Park last night will be saving their ticket stubs after watching the Boston Red Sox turn their first triple play in six years in a wild 10-4 win over the St. Matheny and the Cardinals had an issue with the umpire throughout the entire game. "The fact that he was kind of going at it with our catcher, you hate to s...

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