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Ian Kinsler says umpire Angel Hernandez needs to find another job

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The MLB veteran, who had three All-Star seasons with the Rangers before getting traded to Detroit in 2014, said the game and Hernandez would be better off if they went their separate ways. Kinsler was asked if he felt Hernandez was just biased against him . He said he doesn't take it personally. On Monday night, smack in the middle of his third at-bat, Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler got fed up with Angel Hernandez's decision making as the home plate ump and chose to say ... Read More »

Red Sox turn first triple play in 6 years vs Cardinals

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It came an inning after the Red Sox turned their first triple play in six years. The Red Sox stayed hot with Monday night's victory against visiting St. With the Cards trailing 1-0, Paul DeJong started the top of the fourth inning with a single, and Dexter Fowler also singled to set the Cardinals up with first-and-second and nobody out. Read More »

Cleanup at Quail Hollow Could Take 45 Days

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The good news was, the players who toiled behind their more popular peers were showing what they can do on the grand stage. Rahm hit a backward chip on the par-4 18th hole and somehow landed it on the green. "I really can't put it in words", he said . Trailing by three at the last, Matsuyama fired a bold shot at the pin from long distance and just missed holing it, drawing a loud groan from the thousands packed around the green. Read More »

ESPN's Fantasy Football Draft Resembles a Slave Auction, Slate Article Claims

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As a part of ESPN's fantasy football segment , the network crafted a live auction. Perez wrote critics of the segment argued it created the imagery of a slave auction . ESPN issued a statement about the segment to USA Today . National Football League players including Odell Beckham Jr . expressed distaste for the network's choice to air the auction bit. Read More »

Health Exchange Plans Offered For 14 Nevada Counties

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He said he was proud to work with Governor Sandoval to ensure all of Nevada's 17 counties have options to purchase healthcare next year. Plan rates will be finalized on December 5, Korbulic said. There are now two insurance carriers planning to offer insurance options on the Exchange, Health Plan of Nevada and SilverSummit. "We strive to be a responsible partner with the state and are committed to working closely with regulators and policymakers to be able to offer affordable coverage ... Read More »

Maloof Brothers Place $880k Bet on Mayweather Fight

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Come on. It's footage of the actual sparring, ' he told Sky Sports. "I challenge all boxers to the McGregor Challenge", Crawford said on Instagram . However, now the 36-year-old wants to fight the UFC star as long as his boxing debut with Mayweather "doesn't look like dogs**t". In fact, McGregor says he wants to pursue championships and title defenses in mixed martial arts and boxing as he moves forward with his career. Read More »

LeBron James says Donald Trump made hate 'fashionable again'

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But, Trump added of the counter-protestors, "You had a group on the other side that was also very violent". So it's a draw. Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy said . James , of course, is referring to the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee that was slated to be taken down Saturday, sparking the "Unite The Right" rally that left three people dead and dozens injured. Read More »

Former Michigan State WR/CB Tony Lippett out for season for Miami Dolphins

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Last season, Lippett started 13 games and led the team with four interceptions. "Anytime you lose a guy that has started games for you a year ago, it's not ideal". Lippett's injury opens the door for Alterraun Verner , a former Pro Bowl pick, to not only make it onto the Dolphins' 53-man roster, but hints he might have a more prominent role. Read More »

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo suspended five games for ref push vs. Barcelona

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A €3005 (£2727) fine has been added on top of the suspension. Zidane also warned his players of the danger Barcelona can represent in the second leg, despite their defeat 1-3 in the first leg. Ronaldo received his first yellow card for removing his shirt in celebration at firing Madrid into a 2-1 lead. Lionel Messi equalized after a controversial penalty in the 77th minute. Read More »

Jets' Lucky Whitehead breaks foot, casting uncertainty on return jobs

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No longer in the picture, running back Elijah McGuire and wide receiver Frankie Hammond are now possible candidates for the job. In the preseason opener, Whitehead returned two punts for 10 yards and one kickoff for 23 yards. It's been wacky last few weeks for the 25-year-old, to say the least. The Jets signed Whitehead off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys with the intentions of having him take over as the team's primary kickoff and punt returner. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho leaving Liverpool would be 'awful' - Roberto Firmino

Hoffenheim attracted nearly universal scepticism when they appointed the then-28-year-old Julian Nagelsmann as their manager in February 2016 - who became the youngest head coach in Bundesliga history. From childhood, I had the dream to play the World Cup. "[Brazil boss] Tite is a coach who rewards hard work at clubs". Nathaniel Clyne , Adam Lallana, Daniel Sturridge and Danny Ings will all miss out through injury. Read More »

Manchester United 'Ready To Activate Release Clause' For Barcelona Player

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With the experience, skills, and level of versatility, the Spanish International would be fit for most teams and could excel even beyond imagination. The 25-year-old Spain global has been with Barca since he joined the Masia in 2006, and played a starring role last season after Aleix Vidal went down with an injury. Read More »

Liverpool hand Hoffenheim rare home loss in UCL play-off

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Despite Trent Alexander-Arnold's spectacular free-kick that handed Liverpool the lead, the game and tie arguably would have had a much different complexion, had Andrej Kramaric converted a penalty in the 12th minute. On his free-kick, the teenager added: "I kind of got egged on to do it, to be honest". The hosts lost possession trying to play their way out of defence, the ball was switched to substitute James Milner on the left and his shot from a narrow angle deflected off Nordtveit's ... Read More »

North Texas in Running to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

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Slated to host 60 tournament games, the United States would feature the most venues. RFK is not under consideration for the 2026 tournament. It is, however, well above the 40,000-seat minimum required to host group stage matches. Canada submitted seven, with Toronto , Vancouver , Montreal and Edmonton heading the list. However, only three stadiums in three Mexican cities - Mexico City , Guadalajara , and Monterrey - have been identified as suitable candidates. Read More »

Spurs £25m bid for Fulham's 17 year-old wonder kid rejected

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However, it looks like Tottenham may be set for disappointment as the Mirror claim that Fulham have already knocked back the mega bid and insist that Sessegnon is not for sale at any price this summer. " Time is running out and I do want to win trophies". He will continue to get first-team opportunities at Fulham that he would unlikely be afforded at Spurs given the presence of Danny Rose and Ben Davies in Mauricio Pochettino's squad. Read More »

Barcelona confirm Paulinho €40m arrival as Sergio Busquets demands more signings

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Brazilian global midfielder Paulinho is expected to become Barcelona's first signing since losing Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Saturday. Valverde's men completed a ideal pre-season on the field with a fourth straight win by sweeping aside Chapecoense 5-0 on Monday in a match to raise funds for the stricken Brazilian club who lost 19 players and 24 club officials in a plane crash past year. Read More »

Frank Mir Signing With Bellator, Announcement Expected Soon

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Mir's agreement with Bellator comes shortly after the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted a release last month from his contract with the UFC. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I chose to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. Read More »

Tottenham prepare £28m bid for Ajax star Davinson Sanchez as

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Davinson Sanchez reported for training on Tuesday at Ajax and once again told the Eredivisie side that he wants to join Spurs . "I only want players with 100 per cent focus on Heracles ". The 21-year-old featured in 46 appearances over the course of last season and was an integral part of Ajax's run to the Europa League finals, which ended in defeat to Manchester United. Read More »

Buffon on UEFA Player of the Year shortlist

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UEFA's player of the year shortlist was chosen by 80 club coaches & 55 journalists. This fine trio of footballers are joined by a fair few from Real Madrid, including Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Sergio Ramos. The prize, formerly called the Best Player in Europe Award, was won by Real Madrid star Ronaldo a year ago and has twice been given to Barcelona forward Messi. Read More »

Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

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By contrast, Ronaldo's 10th red card of his career was the only negative of the night for Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane as he closes in on a seventh trophy in less than two years in charge. And, after maneuvering to pick their spots, Ronaldo and Asensio executed superb strikes from outside the area to beat the outstretched arms of goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Read More »

Jags WR Allen Robinson vents his frustration with Blake Bortles' inaccuracy

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Bortles said his arm felt fine on Tuesday but said he has got far more reps in camp compared to last season. He's struggled with accuracy issues, and on Tuesday in practice, he struggled again. That was the goal was to get him out here and get him all that work. "You never want somebody to mess up and say, 'I don't know.' Everybody knows what they're supposed to do. Read More »

Everton agree £45 million deal to sign Gylfi Sigurdsson

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Sigurdsson played in all of the Swans' 38 Premier League fixtures last season, starting all but one of them. Everton were keen to tie up the swoop before the transfer window closes at the end of August and it is believed Swansea have at last agreed to sell their prize asset. Read More »

Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week

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Ousmane Dembele has been suspended by Borussia Dortmund after skipping training, with the Bundesliga club having turned down an offer from Barcelona for the winger earlier on Thursday. Dembele recently went AWOL from Dortmund training in a bid to force through his transfer to the Nou Camp, with his club confirming over the weekend that he was now suspended until further notice . Read More »

Bryant, Rizzo power Cubs to rout of Reds

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The fifth metatarsil in Mesoraco's left foot was found to have a small fracture after he was hit in that foot by a pitch Monday night against the Cubs. After the Reds scored three times in the eighth, Javier Baez hit a two-run homer off Gennett in the bottom of the inning. And in his next at bat the Cubs would play him straight up again. Read More »

Chris and Kyle Long address Charlottesville violence at training camps

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Chris Long has been outspoken about a variety of social issues and voiced his disgust for the rally. Chris Long was raised in the Charlottesville, Va., area. While some people would rather not see social media posts come from players on their favorite team, what they overlook is the unique viewpoint that many of them have as a result of being with such a diverse group of teammates. Read More »

Gareth Barry moves to West Brom for an undisclosed fee from Everton

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis says the experienced former Aston Villa and Manchester City midfielder will be the ideal replacement for former captain Darren Fletcher , who joined Stoke earlier in the summer. Everton midfielder James McCarthy is open to the idea of leaving the club in the summer transfer window, according to Bleacher Report . The anticipated arrival of Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea , who looks set to complete the formalities of a £45m deal on Wednesday, would see the ... Read More »

Blue Jays sign Brett Anderson to a minor league deal

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Seven of Donaldson's past 10 home runs have come in Toronto first innings. "We hit some balls really hard, we hit some balls really high", Rays manager Kevin Cash said. Lucas Duda struck out looking and Evan Longoria hit a bloop to second to end the inning. Tampa Bay was coming off what was likely their worst offensive homestand in club history, scoring a total of 11 runs through nine games against Milwaukee, Boston and Cleveland. Read More »

Premier League clubs in 'advanced talks' to cut short summer transfer window

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Future summer transfer windows could be shut before the before the beginning of the Premier League season, with the majority of clubs frustrated at the current deadline arriving weeks into a new season. Clubs from other European leagues, including Spain and Italy, would still be allowed to sign players from England in line with their own domestic deadlines. Read More »