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NLCS Game 4: Cubs stay alive, gut out 3-2 win

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Cubs 3, Dodgers 2. With the Cubs leading 2-1 in the fifth inning, Baez stepped up and hit a homer on a low pitch that landed in the left-field bleachers. He was worked even harder on Wednesday, once again sparing the Cubs. When you have 40-some thousand people, it's late in the game. The Cubs now need to follow Baez's lead at the plate and extend their season another game. Read More »

Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3

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The young squad, led by reigning Calder Trophy victor Auston Matthews , leads the National Hockey League with 34 goals and is 6-1-0 on the season. The last time Toronto scored four goals on five shots in the first period was April 13, 2013 against the Montreal Canadiens. Read More »

City make it three out of three with win over Napoli

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Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne admits he's yet to begin contract talks with the club but insists he's in no rush to sign a new deal. But a frustrated De Bruyne, who had had just been booked for dissent, was unhappy at some of the decisions given by Spanish referee Antonio Lahoz and his assistants and wanted to confront the fourth official as he walked off. Read More »

Tiger Woods cleared to resume golf activities with no restrictions

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Steinberg refused to estimate when Woods might be able to make a competitive return, however, saying: "We have not even talked about it". "He can do as much as he needs to do", said his agent Mark Steinberg. I think to have him back is just a bonus, but I don't think golf is desperate for him back". "But he's still doing it in a really cautious manner". Previously he had been limited to 60-yard pitch shots, and he said three weeks ago at the Presidents Cup that he was restricted on the ... Read More »

NFL Team Apologizes for Overseas Protest

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Jacksonville's Mayor, Lenny Curry, was not pleased with the protest and did not hold back on his thoughts the day after the game. Soon after arriving back in Jacksonville, Curry issued a statement about the players conduct during the anthem. Read More »

Jurich Fired With Cause, Attorneys Release Statement

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In the aftermath of the FBI's findings, Jurich was placed on administrative leave. Jurich led the Cardinals athletics programs for two decades, during which time he oversaw massive stadium construction projects, hired Pitino to helm the basketball program, and played a key role in transitioning Louisville's athletic programs from the Big East to the ACC. Read More »

Atletico's Champions League bid suffers blow in Azerbaijan

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As they continued to frustrate the visitors, the Azerbaijanis grew in confidence and Atletico keeper Jan Oblak had to field Richard Almeida's curling 63rd-minute effort from distance before Pedro Henrique screwed a close-range effort wide seconds later. Read More »

Google's AlphaGo can now teach itself from scratch to beat humans

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There are problems that AlphaGo Zero can not solve, such as games with hidden states or imperfect information, such as Starcraft or Dota, and it's unlikely that self-play will help there. It also differs from previous versions in other notable ways. It is already being tested as a way to teach robots to grasp awkward objects, for example, and as a means of conserving energy in data centers by reconfiguring hardware on the fly. Read More »

Jose Mourinho to hold talks over new deal, club chiefs not concerned

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The display might have been, but it is now an occurrence that keeps happening. "It's all about winning and trying to play as attractive football as we can, win all the time at all costs". United needed to recruit someone in the summer who could score against smaller teams and give them an edge week to week, which they struggled with a year ago as they were held to 15 draws in the league. Read More »

Barcelona's Lionel Messi scores 100th goal in European competition

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He will miss Barcelona's next Champions League match against Olympiacos Oct. 31st. After holding out for the first 17 minutes, centre-back Nikolaou deflected home an own goal from Gerard Deulofeu's cross from the right. Pique did get the ball over the line three minutes from half-time. Gerard Pique was sent off two minutes before halftime for two bookings, one for tugging an opponent's shirt and the other for slapping the ball into the net, but Barca were barely threatened by a ... Read More »

Alicia Keys is returning to "The Voice" next season

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Now she is back on The Voice and ready to defend her "crown", as she tells Kelly Clarkson in the video announcement. Alicia left The Voice following her season 12 victory to focus more on her own musical career. "We are thrilled to welcome back Alicia's positive energy, competitive spirit and sheer talent". She released a new album, Here, in late 2016, which topped the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. Read More »

Andrew Luck receives cortisone shot in sore shoulder, will stop throwing

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Ballard confirmed Luck was suffering soreness in his shoulder and had been given a cortisone shot to help with pain management. "We're just going to shut down the throwing right now to get this thing calmed back down". It's the soreness right now that we are dealing with that we have to get through. There's some doubt that Luck will play at all this season. "It's kind of been coming along the whole time". Read More »

'Arsenal haven't built a squad to keep Ozil happy' - Pires

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The former France global told SportBild that Ozil wants to be in a side competing for silverware and is angry because Arsenal are not spending enough cash. Arsenal sits sixth in the Premier League, having suffered its third defeat of the season when it slumped to a 2-1 reverse against Watford on Saturday. Read More »

Watford's Richarlison Is Trolling Arsenal On Social Media

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We don't listen too much to what people say - we try to analyse our own game and get on with it. "I love my players and I trust their strength of character to respond quickly". If the flaws Deeney identifies are a part of Arsenal's make-up, they will be placed under the microscope when 50,000 fans in Belgrade give Wenger's men a hostile reception. Read More »

Kobe Bryant thinks Gordon Hayward will find beauty in the struggle

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As many players tweeted, an injury as awful as this - one that's likely season-ending and could be career-ending - is the worst part of sports. "It's a long journey but if you focus on the mini milestones along the way you will find beauty in the struggle of doing simple things that prior to this injury were taken for granted", Bryant said in the post. Read More »

LeBron James Speaks On Trump, Race, Cleveland +More In GQ

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On Monday morning, Nike released a new commercial commemorating the start of LeBron James' 15th season in the National Basketball Association. Lebron said, laughing. But what I will give to the city of Cleveland is passion, commitment and inspiration. It's a letter that he says he still thinks about to this day. James did tell the magazine that he feels a responsibility to use his platform to speak out - which he did last month when President Trump tweeted that he was revoking Steph ... Read More »

Bulls' Mirotic Out Indefinitely After Fight With Teammate Portis

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Sports, Portis and Mirotic got into a shoving match that ended with the former catching the latter with a punch to the face that did enough damage to send him to the hospital. It's another dark mark on the Bulls' season, as they will now be without their two best power forwards for the first few weeks of the year. Chicago opens its season against Toronto on Thursday. Read More »

Bat Stolen From Ken Griffey Jr. Statue Outside Safeco Field

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According to Mariners' officials, Seattle police already have a suspect in custody and have recovered the bat. But it's still light out at 5 p.m. "Several witnesses called 911 reporting that a man was damaging the Ken Griffey Jr. The suspect was later booked into the King County Jail for investigation of malicious mischief, a felony. Maybe some questions just won't be answered, but thankfully the bat is back home and Ken Griffey Jr. Read More »

Notable Buzzers: Banco Bradesco SA (BBD), Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. If faced, it would be a -41.66% drop from its current position. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. About 32,644 shares traded or 53.89% up from the average. Read More »

Per Mertesacker reacts to Troy Deeney saying Arsenal lack 'cojones'

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Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley is convinced the team are more than capable of securing a second successive London scalp when they take on Chelsea on Sunday. But on Satuday they were up against Arsenal , the pass masters of that type of game, and getting little joy until Silva sent on Deeney just after the hour mark. Read More »

Man City beats Napoli 2-1 for 3rd win in Champions League

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De Bruyne continued his rich vein of form by creating the second just moments later, seizing on a loose ball and delivering a now typically ideal pass into the path of Jesus. "We wanted to play our game and I think some of the football out from the back right the way through to the guys up top was, at times, great to watch for me personally". Read More »

Browns name DeShone Kizer starting QB once again

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The Browns (0-6) demoted an ineffective Kizer last week in favour of Kevin Hogan , who had provided a spark in previous relief appearances but threw three interceptions in a 33-17 loss to the Houston Texans . Kizer was selected with the 52nd pick in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. "DeShone learned a lot of things, " he said. Kizer has struggled in his five starts, completing only 50.9 percent of his passes while tossing nine interceptions, both league-worst marks. Read More »

De Bruyne assures Man City fans: No contract problems

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A minute later, that's forgotten. You too, I suppose! "Not everything is always positive". But this was something small. I wanted to ask something, but I wasn't allowed to. It's the Champions League. "They really like to play football, like we do so it's totally different". None of this, however, is of any immediate concern to De Bruyne. Read More »

FA apologies to women internationals Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence

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In written evidence to the committee, Aluko also claimed that after she had been dropped by Sampson for what he said was "un-Lioness behaviour", a group of actors was hired to role-play "Lioness standards" with the England squad. In the conclusion to her reopened investigation into Aluko's claims, Newton said: "I have concluded that on two separate occasions, ( Mark Sampson ) has made ill-judged attempts at humour, which, as a matter of law, were discriminatory on grounds of race within the ... Read More »

Here's what protesters had to say to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

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The event will be held April 26-28 at the Dallas Cowboys ' stadium in Arlington, Texas. " Philadelphia raised the bar by taking the Draft to another level, and this new opportunity in Dallas will enable us to continue the event's evolution and grow it even further", said Goodell. Read More »

Chris Long to donate 10 more game checks to support educational equity

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The ex-Patriots defensive end - now with the Eagles - announced through his foundation on Wednesday that he will donate the remaining 10 game day paychecks of the 2017 season. The charitable initiative encourages people to make donations to improve equal education opportunities. "Educational opportunity and equity are the best gateway to a better tomorrow for everyone in America". Read More »

Anthony Joshua: Carlos Takam harder opponent than Kubrat Pulev

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It's not all about your Twitter followers - that doesn't make you a good fighter. It has been suggested that the late change of opponent may disrupt Joshua's preparation for the bout, especially with fight night closing in. "It was after I fought at The O2 against Dominic Breazeale", said Joshua. I swear. It was the Breazeale fight. "He had the disappointment of the Wladimir Klitschko rematch [which didn't come to fruition], then Pulev falling through. Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders - 10/19/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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It was never very likely that any team was going to go 16-0 this regular season, but that's officially an impossibility as the Kansas City Chiefs were the last team to lose. The 13 points were easily K.C.'s fewest of the season. Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Keith McGill II (39) almost intercepts a pass intended for Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper (89) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City , Mo., Thursday, Dec. Read More »

Sean O'Brien Reveals Details Of Phone Conversation With Warren Gatland

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O'Brien, speaking in September, criticised the coaching methods on tour and said the Lions should have won 3-0 against the All Blacks . While the concerns of senior players, including O'Brien, were relayed on tour and implemented, Gatland told reporters this week he was taken aback by the criticism and was disappointed that the Ireland global failed to return his voice message, receiving only a text message three weeks later. Read More »

Four PSL matches to be played in Karachi in February

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The matches will be played in February 2018. If sources privy to the matter is to be believed in, Murad Ali Shah has assured the PCB chairman of full cooperation for hosting a few PSL matches in Karachi . Sethi also dismissed rumours that the Sri Lankan team was not coming to Pakistan for the T20 worldwide series' final to be played on October 29. As per sources provincial government officials and sports ministers would also be attending the meeting. Read More »

Wright predicts the Champions League semi-finalists

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They showed their might against Stoke but the Spanish manager suggested Napoli would not crumble under pressure. "That isn't going to happen". Napoli can kill you with high pressing. "Pep likes playing wider than ( Napoli coach Maurizio) Sarri, Napoli make a lot of short passes". "I think they will win the group so the results in the other games will be decisive for us". Read More »