• Baffoe: The Cubs Are Dead, But Long Live The Cubs
Baffoe: The Cubs Are Dead, But Long Live The Cubs

Chase Headley compared it to a college football game , with fans going crazy throughout. "I got lucky." Hupp is 54, from Southern California and has rooted for the Dodgers forever. Contreras' homer banged off the left-field videoboard and Baez's landed beyond the left-field bleachers on Waveland Avenue. There's also the added element of intimidati...

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  • Hamilton remains on top in second practice in Austin
Hamilton remains on top in second practice in Austin

In the constructors' championship, Ferrari must outscore Mercedes by 17 points if they are to maintain their slim hopes of winning. The race is a 192-mile contest that will run 56 laps around the track. The first sector is dominated by a fast and flowing Esses section which has characteristics of both Silverstone's iconic Maggots-Becketts complex...

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  • Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League - as it happened
Real Madrid 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Champions League - as it happened

It's been a frustrating period but this last couple of days has made it all worth it. Even after that Lloris denied Cristiano Ronaldo twice more in the second half. In the end we decided to have the op and here I am. The European champions stepped up the pressure in the second half, but Spurs defended resolutely, and deservedly picked up a poin...

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  • Inexperience Costs Champions League's Youngest Ever Goalie Against Manchester United — Watch
Inexperience Costs Champions League's Youngest Ever Goalie Against Manchester United — Watch

I think we did that in some moments and that's why we controlled the tempo. To compound Benfica's misery skipper Luisão received his marching orders in stoppage time for a second yellow after lunging at substitute McTominay. Victor Lindelof and Daley Blind replaced Matteo Darmian and Phil Jones at the back, while Juan Mata and Rashford c...

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  • Azpilicueta reveals mood at Chelsea is
Azpilicueta reveals mood at Chelsea is "not the best"

But Roma's Aleksandar Kolarov struck before half-time to spark a stirring fightback from the Serie A side. Jose Mourinho will not change - he will continue to insinuate, prod, and goad reactions from fellow coaches as he seeks to deflect attention from his own team.

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  • Colin Kaepernick could win millions in NFL lawsuit
Colin Kaepernick could win millions in NFL lawsuit

Goodell spent a day in Philadelphia with Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and players, as well as local officials, to learn about the criminal justice reform work Jenkins has been leading in his community, the cause for which he raises his fist during the anthem before games.

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  • Chelsea vs Roma: Frank Lampard reveals the two players who disappointed him
Chelsea vs Roma: Frank Lampard reveals the two players who disappointed him

He reacted angrily when he was withdrawn but could have few complaints with the damning decision from his manager. The game was evenly contested in the early exchanges and played at a high tempo. Former Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov powered beyond the Chelsea defence and unleashed a thunderous drive that took a slight touch ...

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  • Real Madrid plot £150m Harry Kane deal, Zidane hails striker
Real Madrid plot £150m Harry Kane deal, Zidane hails striker

Ben Davies is a doubt for the match after the Welsh defender missed the Bournemouth match with illness and manager Mauricio Pochettino said the club was working towards getting the rest of the squad ready for a huge challenge in the Spanish capital.

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  • Struggling Leicester sack Craig Shakespeare - report
Struggling Leicester sack Craig Shakespeare - report

The Foxes legend took to Twitter following the dismissal of Shakespeare, which comes a day after Leicester's 1-1 draw with West Brom on Monday night. Daniel Storey was uninspired after watching the game, to be fair. After keeping the Foxes in the Premier League last term, he was handed a three-year contract ahead of the current campaign.

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  • Plucky Tottenham Hotspur visit mighty Real Madrid — UCL Preview
Plucky Tottenham Hotspur visit mighty Real Madrid — UCL Preview

He's direct and I like that. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has admitted his admiration for Real Madrid midfielder Isco. Pochettino admits that he did not "take it in a bad way" but acknowledged that those within the club may have been hurt by Guardiola's "unnecessary" words.

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  • Alderweireld: Spurs can keep up English record and win in Madrid
Alderweireld: Spurs can keep up English record and win in Madrid

He was, however, able to impress at Southampton, earning him a switch to Spurs in 2014. "With Tottenham everything was easier and faster". "I think we've shown it in the Premier League", Eriksen said . Real coach Zidane, whose side host Spurs in the Champions League on Tuesday, has made no secret of the fact he is a big Kane fan, but ref...

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  • Yankees designated hitters are hitless in the postseason
Yankees designated hitters are hitless in the postseason

After advancing to the World Series last year, the same was expected of the Indians this season. The club also owns an $11 million option on left fielder Michael Brantley next year. His 108 OPS+, however, was down noticeably from his earlier high-water marks of 148 and 129 in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Tanaka also went seven innings in Game 4...

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  • Conor McGregor next fight revealed: Will return to UFC, talks underway
Conor McGregor next fight revealed: Will return to UFC, talks underway

Rich Franklin had become second fiddle to Anderson Silva at middleweight, but was too small to hang with bigger and stronger light heavyweights. "We're all looking forward to having Conor at WrestleMania". WWE can't really go wrong no matter how welcomes McGregor to WrestleMania, but a bout against Balor would be oh so right. " The gate, the pa...

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  • Liverpool vs Manchester United: Mohamed Salah sends warning to Jose Mourinho's side
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Mohamed Salah sends warning to Jose Mourinho's side

Belgium international Mignolet has been the busier of the two, with 19 saves compared to De Gea's 15, while punching is not a favoured course of action for either man - Mignolet in front of his counterpart 2-1 on this metric. Chelsea and United were firmly on his radar with the latter confident of striking a deal. "I think they will keep playing ...

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  • The USMNT Miss Out on 2018 World Cup
The USMNT Miss Out on 2018 World Cup

The U.S. defense, which has taken much of the blame for the team's poor performances, had another sloppy night. The loss immediately touched off criticisms and calls for changes in the U.S. A year of defensive breakdowns under two coaching staffs did in the U.S., which finished with three wins, three losses and four ties. Those on the pitch use...

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  • Juan Antonio Pizzi To Leave Chile Post After World Cup Qualifying Failure
Juan Antonio Pizzi To Leave Chile Post After World Cup Qualifying Failure

Ospina should've tipped it round the post after diving to save it - although ideally he would've just let it go in and the referee would've awarded Colombia a free-kick. Instead, both teams finished on 26 points and Peru finished higher thanks to their superior Goal Difference! Do you think any of the South American teams can lift the World Cu...

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  • Mirá el partido entre Argentina y Ecuador online — En vivo
Mirá el partido entre Argentina y Ecuador online — En vivo

Si el equipo de Jorge Sampaoli derrota a Ecuador , puede conseguir la clasificación de manera directa, y ya se asegurará al menos el repechaje contra Nueva Zelanda . Los guaraníes se metieron en la pelea tras el sorprendente gane a Colombia en Atahualpa. - Vencer a Brasil como visitante. Si Perú y Colombia empatan en Lima , Argent...

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  • Dusty Baker not impressed with Anthony Rizzo's game-winning hit — MLB playoffs
Dusty Baker not impressed with Anthony Rizzo's game-winning hit — MLB playoffs

A year after their historic championship, Rizzo and the Cubs are fighting for another memorable October. Information from the Associated Press was used in this report . Max Scherzer pitching in game three does not help at all with the Cubs struggles at the plate. Despite his dominant outing in Game 1 of the series , Nationals pitching...

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  • Man City plan £358m january bid for Messi
Man City plan £358m january bid for Messi

But they will expect to make it through. The story was ran by Portuguese publication Record on Sunday, with the original report surfacing in Don Balon , but Gomes made it clear he had too much respect for his Coach and superstar to 'invent' something so farfetched.

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  • One more to go! Can Dodgers sweep Diamondbacks?
One more to go! Can Dodgers sweep Diamondbacks?

Rich Hill was seen in the dugout holding up a cardboard sign that read " Make Some Noise! " in the seventh inning to try and pump up the crowd. But he's the guy they want out there. "It wasn't exactly like they were roping the ball all over the field on me". We feel good about the way we approached Kershaw . They combined for 12 hits; they went 5...

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  • WATCH: Nationals Go Wild in the 8th Inning of Game 2
WATCH: Nationals Go Wild in the 8th Inning of Game 2

Baez advanced on a sacrifice bunt by Hendricks, who tossed seven shutout innings. That proved costly, because Bryant now was able to score on Rizzo's base hit to right, on a sinking liner that Harper couldn't quite catch via diving attempt (his first such attempt like that since he injured his left knee nearly two months ago).

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  • At Least Two Dead, 26 Wounded By Gunfire In Las Vegas
At Least Two Dead, 26 Wounded By Gunfire In Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said once the first responders had "isolated this individual to the two rooms, our SWAT team used the explosive breaching to go in and confront the individual". It was not immediately clear what kinds of weapons were located. U.S. Rep. John Faso, R-19, also spoke out about the ...

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  • Coutinho, Firmino in race to be ready for Man Utd clash
Coutinho, Firmino in race to be ready for Man Utd clash

It's been a strange month for Liverpool but it is clearly highlighting the issues that Jurgen Klopp knew about in the summer. Score one goal in a game and it's seen as "job done" regardless of what else happens. The 23-year-old is a versatile talent who can feature in the centre of the park or in defence. The Brazilian duo will be the last ...

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  • Trump Defends Anthem Tweets: 'The NFL Situation Is a Very Important Situation'
Trump Defends Anthem Tweets: 'The NFL Situation Is a Very Important Situation'

Nielsen said the games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season and have dipped to 15.65 million this year. "I think our NFL players are doing a great job of sending a great message, and we stand behind them as athletes, and we support them as well".

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  • 1 More Person Dies From Mass Shooting — Las Vegas Hospital
1 More Person Dies From Mass Shooting — Las Vegas Hospital

But many of the details surrounding those weapons are still unknown. They knew the people in San Bernardino were bad. Trump has had mixed success in the traditional role of "consoler-in-chief". "The other truth is there is daily carnage throughout the United States in ones, twos and threes that don't make headlines". He killed 14 people a...

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  • Carlo Ancelotti eyes Arsenal job after Bayern sacking - report
Carlo Ancelotti eyes Arsenal job after Bayern sacking - report

Scolari said, "If Ancelotti is offered the opportunity to come to Guangzhou, he should consider grasping it". - Bayern drew each of their last two Bundesliga games 2-2, the last time this had happened was back in December 2004 (in Nürnberg and against Stuttgart).

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  • English Premier League: Chelsea vs Manchester City
English Premier League: Chelsea vs Manchester City

Whereas that may provide a bit of relief to the reigning Premier League Champions, Chelsea fans will not like the look of the league table on Sunday morning. We had a game plan and we stuck to it and come out for three points. At just 46-years-old, Guardiola is one of the most decorated managers in the game.

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  • Red Sox Clinch AL East With 6-3 Win Over Astros
Red Sox Clinch AL East With 6-3 Win Over Astros

NEW YORK - Masahiro Tanaka struck out a career-high 15 hitters in seven dominant innings as New York blanked Toronto. The win marked the first time in franchise history that the Red Sox have won back-to-back AL East titles. Game 1 will take place in Houston later this week. On the pitching side, Chris Sale had his most dominant season to dat...

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  • Sakho's 89th minute goal gives West Ham victory against Swansea — Premier League
Sakho's 89th minute goal gives West Ham victory against Swansea — Premier League

I see a lot of potential in that partnership. "But it wasn't good, we deserved to be booed". He can take the whole team up in dangerous areas. Not that West Ham were looking a threat with the fit-again Manuel Lanzini introduced on the hour mark to inject some life into a poor display.

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  • NFL tackles protests — Editorial
NFL tackles protests — Editorial

There was also football played during what was a drama-filled week three full of comeback wins and big upsets. "Just felt like the comments by the president were being used to scare us, to intimidate us", Miami Dolphins player Kenny Stills said .

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  • Man United Must Have Right Mentality Vs Crystal Palace — Mourinho
Man United Must Have Right Mentality Vs Crystal Palace — Mourinho

United had a free kick which Rashford whipped in with some venom - it was an incredible cross and Fellaini had the easiest of tasks to nod home from close range. I am really happy for him. No question Parish is the most successful chairman we've had, but this is a #cpfc I just can't love. "Unfortunately, at the moment we've been hit by a p...

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  • We will win against Real Madrid, says Harry Kane
We will win against Real Madrid, says Harry Kane

Town tried to rally admirably and should have had a penalty when Elias Kachunga was knocked over by Davinson Sanchez in the box. His boss admits that it is difficult to find anything else to say about the England international when he is performing so well week in, week out, praising the forward for his work ethic after Saturday's victory.

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  • Antonio Conte hails Pep Guardiola as 'best manager' around
Antonio Conte hails Pep Guardiola as 'best manager' around

So, the challenge is for Hazard to be selfish and raise his game to the same levels of Ronaldo and Messi. "So it was some performance". While it was hardly surprising he outclassed the Championship side, he was just as impressive against Atletico-and not just because he set up Morata.

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  • Bayern sack manager Ancelotti after 3-0 PSG defeat — You're fired
Bayern sack manager Ancelotti after 3-0 PSG defeat — You're fired

Bayern Munich have announced they have parted company with coach Carlo Ancelotti . "I think it is passionate and it came with the urge to introduce his ideas". It is part of the job'. But the chastening loss, coupled with Bayern's stuttering start to the domestic campaign, proved to be the final straw for a reportedly furious Karl-Heinz Rumme...

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  • Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ St. Louis
Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ St. Louis

This also only the second time in the history of the organization making it to the playoffs in three straight seasons, last time was from 1906-1908. The road to a repeat won't be easy. The last time they have done such a thing was the 2007 and 2008 season when Lou Pinella was the manager. Addison Russell of the Cubs replaced Andrew Gudermuth...

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