• San Diego Padres reportedly acquire Chase Headley from New York Yankees
San Diego Padres reportedly acquire Chase Headley from New York Yankees

The Yankees managed to attach Mitchell to Headley to dump Headley's entire salary. ORIOLES: Buck Showalter wants to continue managing the team after his contract expires following the 2018 season. He's a career.200/.323/.336 (84 wRC+) hitter with eight homers in 99 big league games, and his one standout tool is his huge raw power. Chase Head...

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  • Red Sox want JD Martinez to be big bat addition
Red Sox want JD Martinez to be big bat addition

But could another team sneak into the fold and snatch Martinez? His numbers and his track record make him an extremely attractive option for any team looking to add power to their lineup. Unfortunately for them, the Red Sox didn't just have their own living legend take over a disaster franchise; they won't be getting any sweetheart deals like...

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  • Sam Field labels West Brom boss Alan Pardew brilliant
Sam Field labels West Brom boss Alan Pardew brilliant

West Brom head for Anfield without a win in 14 Premier League games and with new manager Alan Pardew having collected just one point and no goals from his first two games in charge. Step-by-step we need to see how we can bring him in match fit. That is the million dollar question though, "what will the team be?" as the one selected against...

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  • Scott Frost leads UCF practice Tuesday, reaffirms plans to coach Peach Bowl
Scott Frost leads UCF practice Tuesday, reaffirms plans to coach Peach Bowl

After figuring out logistics between the two schools, White is glad Frost will be back with UCF for one more game. "The whole staff knows it's not ideal circumstances but our staff feels like we need to be 100 percent dialed in and committed".

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  • Al Jazira super motivated to face Real Madrid
Al Jazira super motivated to face Real Madrid

We're going to focus on putting in good performances and I believe that everyone will be available for the Barcelona game". "The difference in quality is just too huge". Here, we look back at the three previous teams who held double-figure leads at halfway and how they fared. "It's kind of amusing in fact, that the same boys who are playing P...

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  • Australian golfer banned by PGA Tour
Australian golfer banned by PGA Tour

The PGA Tour made the announcement on Monday, reporting the world number 1,623 will be eligible to return to action on October 26, 2018. The PGA Tour has refused to comment any further on Hensby's violation. Hensby is now ranked outside the world's top 1,000 players but won the Scandinavian Masters in 2005 and the John Deere Classic in America a ...

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  • Chelsea eyeing second move for Everton midfielder Barkley
Chelsea eyeing second move for Everton midfielder Barkley

With Tottenham also tailing Barkley, the Star says he is "seeking game time away from Goodison Park ", and will weigh up his options between now and the start of the new year transfer period. But it could be a big risk from Chelsea to splash out on Barkley. Barkley's inconsistency is a concern, though, as it is no longer legitimate to blame hi...

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  • Dharamsala performance an eye-opener for us: Rohit
Dharamsala performance an eye-opener for us: Rohit

He will certainly hold onto the captaincy slot (till 2019 World Cup) if Sri Lanka defeat India at Mohali (or 3rd ODI - at Visakhapatnam). "In conditions like those, one or two batsmen will score, not all batsmen will score runs". Earlier, during the ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan, Jasprit Bumrah missed a good chance to dismiss ...

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  • Tony Dungy tells hilarious story about Devin Hester's Super Bowl TD
Tony Dungy tells hilarious story about Devin Hester's Super Bowl TD

Hester may not get in the Hall of Fame on his first year on the ballot. He returned a punt 84 yards for a touchdown in a 26-0 win over the Packers in his first National Football League game; lifted the Bears to stunning 24-23 comeback victory over the Cardinals with a late 83-yard punt return TD; and set a single-game franchise record with 225 kick...

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  • Chris Gayle smashes 18 sixes, shatters many records in Bangladesh Premier League
Chris Gayle smashes 18 sixes, shatters many records in Bangladesh Premier League

Gayle also hit a mind-boggling 18 sixes in the match which is also a record in itself. With this, he also completed 11,000 T20 runs of his career. In the process, Gayle became the first batsman to hit 100 sixes in BPL. His 146, coming off only 69 balls, also contained five fours and helped the Riders to a total of 206 for one off their 20 ov...

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  • Oscar Pistorius Injured in Prison Fight in South Africa
Oscar Pistorius Injured in Prison Fight in South Africa

Mr Nxumalo said at the time that the Paralympian had told officials he suffered injuries after falling out of bed. There were unconfirmed reports in local media that fellow prisoners were angered by a lengthy Pistorius telephone conversation, leading to a fight.

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  • Mohamed Salah is biggest threat in Premier League - Sam Allardyce
Mohamed Salah is biggest threat in Premier League - Sam Allardyce

Andrew Robertson says Liverpool had enough opportunities in front of goal to win two matches during their frustrating 1-1 draw with Everton on Sunday. I saw only one team playing. "We would have liked to do better on the ball but Liverpool do a high press which is hard to play out from, we didn't cope with that as much as I liked".

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  • Russian Olympic Committee decides to support Winter Games athletes: RIA
Russian Olympic Committee decides to support Winter Games athletes: RIA

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on December 6 that the Russian administration "will not declare any blockade" nor will it discourage Russian athletes who want to go to the Olympics in South Korea. That followed investigations into doping by Russian athletes and tampering with their drug-test samples during the Sochi Games. The IOC, howe...

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  • Mike McCarthy on Aaron Rodgers' return: 'This is a medical decision'
Mike McCarthy on Aaron Rodgers' return: 'This is a medical decision'

No one will have an answer to that question until doctors finally get a look at the right collarbone Rodgers broke on October 15, something that is scheduled to happen this week. "In his mind, he's ready to go, if you watch him practice and the conversations with him", McCarthy said . "But it's a medical decision". Dr. McKenzie is reviewing it.

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  • Liverpool 'readying new Thomas Lemar bid in January'
Liverpool 'readying new Thomas Lemar bid in January'

The prospect of the Reds going big in the winter window is an encouraging one, as the club look to build on a strong start to the season in both the Premier League and the Champions League . That's hardly incredible form from the 22-year-old Les Bleus global. In their Tuesday edition the French newspaper explain Liverpool and Arsenal are ready...

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  • Wenger Compares Manchester Derby Brawl To Sumo Wrestling, Praises 'Regular Player' Giroud
Wenger Compares Manchester Derby Brawl To Sumo Wrestling, Praises 'Regular Player' Giroud

That shows how deep the culture of respect is for each other. "It happened to us, it's happened to them". 'He has told me the things he wanted to tell me, which is totally logical and I understand. Giroud has endured a frustrating season so far and has yet to make a League start this season following the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette. Rumour...

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  • Champions League: Liverpool Vs. Porto Round Of 16 Dates, Times Revealed
Champions League: Liverpool Vs. Porto Round Of 16 Dates, Times Revealed

We took a look at how Liverpool fans reacted to the hero of Istanbul on social media. German fans are less reliable visitors and the French can not be counted on at all, according to Mike Eastwood, the cathedral's chief officer. Then in March we meet them at Anfield . This time past year Liverpool were in cruising in the Premier League , bu...

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  • Woman gives birth on Pakistan International Airlines flight from Saudi Arabia
Woman gives birth on Pakistan International Airlines flight from Saudi Arabia

Anyway. congratulations to parents and welldone flight crew. Speaking to The Express Tribune , PIA Spokesperson Mashood Tajwar said the medical professionals from Civil Aviation had informed the airline that the delivery was premature. With the quick response of cabin crew and a trained paramedic onboard, the woman gave birth to a healthy baby b...

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  • Afghanistan to face India in their inaugural Test
Afghanistan to face India in their inaugural Test

Rahul Johri, BCCI CEO, said: "We have been working closely with the officials of Afghanistan Cricket Board and look forward to seeing history being made". "Further to that the PCB's claim is based on an existing agreement with the BCCI which contemplates that India will tour Pakistan in December 2019, August 2020, and November-December, 2022, and P...

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  • Cap breaches could cost Manly a halfback
Cap breaches could cost Manly a halfback

Trent Hodkinson was a potential Sea Eagles target. But there are big questions marks as to whether the club can still afford to sign a half after their recent salary cap drama where they were allegedly caught hiding payments across five years .

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  • Champion Horn 'a dirty' fighter, Corcoran taunts
Champion Horn 'a dirty' fighter, Corcoran taunts

While Corcoran is full of confidence he is so little known in the world of boxing that ring announcer Michael "Let's Get Ready to Rumble" Buffer twice introduced him to the crowd as "Gary Gallagher", drawing heavy groans from his team and from Bob Arum, the world's leading promoter.

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  • Rugby Australia names Raelene Castle as new chief in world first
Rugby Australia names Raelene Castle as new chief in world first

Castle comes well credentialled, with RA chairman Cameron Clyne declaring her the stand-out applicant among more than 200 candidates. Raelene Castle is playing down her groundbreaking appointment as Rugby Australia's new CEO as she sets about trying to make the sport the No.1 football code in the country.

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  • Manchester United more boring under Jose Mourinho, claims Louis Van Gaal
Manchester United more boring under Jose Mourinho, claims Louis Van Gaal

And we're not talking about West Brom trying to hold back the tide against an obviously better side in every department, we're talking about one of the biggest clubs in the world with one of the best squads in the world at home in a game they simply had to win.

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  • James Harden dishes out 17 dimes in Rockets' Monday night win
James Harden dishes out 17 dimes in Rockets' Monday night win

Rockets point guard Chris Paul did a little of everything Monday, scoring 20 points with nine rebounds, six assists and three steals. New Orleans broke a franchise record with 18 makes from behind the 3-point line. After scoring 48 points in Houston's last game, Harden finished with 26 on Monday, but he tied a career-high with 17 assists , fin...

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  • Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League
Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League

The Premier League winning have paid a heavy price for failing to win their pool. This is a semifinal-worthy tie between the two-time reigning champions of this competition and PSG, the team that has dumped unfathomable amounts of shady oil money in an effort to become the new Real Madrid.

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