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Author: 0 Cubs set for NL Central tiebreaker

So perhaps it was no surprise that Cain delivered the go-ahead hit in the eighth inning of the Milwaukee Brewers' 3-1 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday. And don't count out Brewers first baseman Jesús Aguilar, who has 35 home runs. The loser will play in the NL Wild Card Game on Tuesday night. Milwaukee trailed Chicago by as many as five games in September, but manager Craig Counsell's club pushed the season to an extra day with a furious finish and then used its deep ...

Sports Red Sox claim more titles, beating Yankees 10-2 in finale
Author: 0 Red Sox claim more titles, beating Yankees 10-2 in finale

Torres was also instrumental in helping the Yankees tie the previous single-season home run record, though it was Gary Sanchez , Aaron Hicks , Luke Voit , and Aaron Judge who drove in the remaining four home runs on Friday night to bring the club to an even 264 on the year.

Sports Valencia look to extend Manchester United's poor run
Author: 0 Valencia look to extend Manchester United's poor run

The 76-year-old is now said to be disturbed that Manchester United have now turned to a laughing stock after losing three games this season in the English top flight. Jose Mourinho has urged his Manchester United players to show their love for the club and help overcome their hard start to the season. The game was really bad but everyone has responsibilities.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez left fuming with Jose Mourinho after being dropped

And the Sun also claims this has convinced Mourinho that someone representing United has been sniffing around the Frenchman. "Until somebody that was a big professional player says "I was a dishonest player", I will always believe the players are honest players and want to give their best".

Sports Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms
Author: 0 Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms

Sanchez's City snub led to Guardiola targeting Riyad Mahrez, who he eventually signed in the summer after a failed attempt late in the January transfer window. Tuesday's match at Old Trafford could be a good opportunity for United to bounce back against a Valencia side who have one win in eight matches in all competitions this season, although that came against Real Sociedad on Saturday.

Sports Previewing Game 163 for the NL West Title
Author: 0 Previewing Game 163 for the NL West Title

If the Cubs lose they will face that team Tuesday night at Wrigley Field . They are the first NL team to do so since the 1991 Braves , who would reach the World Series in kicking off the franchise's string of 14 straight division titles.

Sports Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals
Author: 0 Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals

Much like Le'Veon Bell in Pittsburgh, Thomas wanted either a long-term deal to give him some long-term security or he wanted a trade out of Seattle. As he was being driven off the field with his leg in an air cast, Thomas was immediately aware that not only was his season over, so, too, was his chance at getting a significant contract from the Seahawks or any other team .

Sports Cubs in playoffs: Sunday games could determine playoff spots
Author: 0 Cubs in playoffs: Sunday games could determine playoff spots

So pile your friends and family in the vehicle and head south on Monday! "We'll come back ready to play (on Sunday) and see how it all falls". The victor of the NL Central would be the top seed in the National League and hold home-field advantage through the NLCS.

Sports Reed fumes over not pairing with Spieth
Author: 0 Reed fumes over not pairing with Spieth

Spain's Jon Rahm followed by downing Tiger Woods 2 and 1, keeping the 14-time major champion winless in four matches this week and snuffing out any United States momentum. "The European side played some exquisite golf", 12-time US Ryder Cupper Phil Mickelson said. Jim Furyk didn't pinch the famous line from Mike Tyson to sum up his week France, but the heavyweight's words were no less apropos.

Author: 0 Earl Thomas Carted Off the Field With Leg Injury

Thomas' lower left leg seemed to buckle as he dove on top of Williams in the end zone. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told reporters following the game Thomas broke his leg. Thomas had an acrimonious relationship with the Seahawks all offseason. Thomas has played eight seasons since Seattle selected him out of Texas with the 14th overall pick of the 2010 National Football League draft.

Sports Tiebreak games needed to settle NL Central, NL West races
Author: 0 Tiebreak games needed to settle NL Central, NL West races

The Cubs, Brewers , Dodgers and Rockies all won in blowouts Sunday, setting up a pair of tiebreaker games Monday. One or both tiebreaker games could be necessary Monday. In the NL West matchup, the Dodgers will start rookie Walker Buehler (7-5, 2.76 ERA), who has been hot down the stretch, with a 1.70 ERA in his last 11 starts.

Sports Jose Mourinho: Alexis Sanchez has not been good enough for Manchester United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Alexis Sanchez has not been good enough for Manchester United

Most of Jose Mourinho's players commuted back to Stockport, but Paul Pogba , Lindelof, Matteo Darmian and Luke Shaw all got off the train early in Wilmslow. "It doesn't matter how they set up, our game was to try to win, we have to do our job and we did it excellently, and that is why we deserved to win", he said .

Sports Steelers want 2nd-round pick, quality player in Bell trade
Author: 0 Steelers want 2nd-round pick, quality player in Bell trade

The 26-year-old hasn't said when he plans to finally report to the Steelers, but it seems he's doing everything in his power to be healthy before free agency in March. The Eagles have around $4.58 million in cap space, according to Over The Cap , and would need to clear up some room before being able to absorb Bell's cap hit of $12 million.

Sports Europe dominates USA to regain Ryder Cup
Author: 0 Europe dominates USA to regain Ryder Cup

While most sports fans may seek out a trip to Las Vegas with an eye toward the Super Bowl, a prestigious fight or March Madness, a late September journey centered on the Ryder Cup for at least one person. They are putting their stamp on the world scene and there are a couple on this team that are right on the way to the top of the game over the next few years and they will be massive parts of these European teams in the future.

Sports NL Central tiebreaker game set for Monday
Author: 0 NL Central tiebreaker game set for Monday

The loser of the Rockies-Dodgers game will travel to play the loser of the Brewers-Cubs game in the National League Wild Card game on Tuesday night. Not many saw this sort of scenario shaping up when the Dodgers won three straight over Colorado on September 17-19.

Sports Dominant Europe regain Ryder Cup from US | Sports , Other Sports
Author: 0 Dominant Europe regain Ryder Cup from US | Sports , Other Sports

And now they have to do it by themselves. Tiger Woods hasn't won any of his three matches. Paul Casey arguably delivered the standout performance of the morning, picking up birdies at five of the first six holes on the Albatros course to set the tone for his and Tyrrell Hatton's 3 and 2 defeat of Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler.

Sports With West Ham loss, Mourinho has United matching Moyes' low
Author: 0 With West Ham loss, Mourinho has United matching Moyes' low

United have already lost three of the seven games they have played in the Premier League and are out of the Carabao Cup. Players and staff were said to be openly discussing the prospect of Mourinho losing his job, as they made the journey back by train to Manchester on Saturday afternoon.

Sports Ryder Cup 2018, final day
Author: 0 Ryder Cup 2018, final day

Jim Furyk's men suffered another hard day at Le Golf National as Europe won five more points from the eight available to establish a commanding 10-6 lead heading into today's singles matches. "I couldn't even dream of a summer like this". Webb Simpson and Tony Finau , the lone bright spot among the wild-card picks for US captain Jim Furyk, won easily.

Sports OSU holds off Penn State
Author: 0 OSU holds off Penn State

Dobbins more and had Haskins throw quick screens out to his wide receivers. "We obviously didn't make the right call in that situation, and that's on me, nobody else", Penn State coach James Franklin said. Penn State's came on a hit out of bounds in which the player launched himself, led with his helmet, and made forcible contact with Hill's helmet. Trailing 14-13 early in the fourth quarter, McSorley converted a third-and-13 by hitting KJ Hamler for 36 yards.

Sports Wozniacki, Kerber stunned at Wuhan Open
Author: 0 Wozniacki, Kerber stunned at Wuhan Open

This win was Barty's first over a top-10 player since last year's Wuhan tournament, when she defeated the world's No.7, No.4 and No.10 players on her way to the final. 3 seed Angelique Kerber and Katerina Siniakova taking out No. 4 seed Garbine Muguruza . Australian Open victor Caroline Wozniacki fell to qualifier Monica Puig , losing 7-6 (10) 7-5 for her second defeat by the Puerto Rican this season following a loss in Miami.

Sports Juventus player ratings vs Bologna: Dybala leads demolition
Author: 0 Juventus player ratings vs Bologna: Dybala leads demolition

Five minutes later World Cup victor Matuidi got his chance to add a second following a Ronaldo cross, with the Portuguese forward having a shot cleared off the near post by Skorupski. "But we know that it will be very hard". Acerbi, signed from Sassuolo, turned in a rebound on the hour and Argentine midfielder Correa got off the mark following his move from Sevilla with a solo goal six minutes later.

Sports Guardiola wants Kompany to extend City stay
Author: 0 Guardiola wants Kompany to extend City stay

And, much to Guardiola's frustration, the City manager admitted Mendy, who has played just 13 games for the club since joining from Monaco previous year, arrived late for treatment and training on Sunday. Sergio Agüero celebrates scoring Manchester City's second goal against Brighton . Despite that, he was named in France's World Cup-winning squad before returning to action with City at the start of this season.

Sports EPL: Ian Wright reacts to Ramsey leaving Arsenal on free transfer
Author: 0 EPL: Ian Wright reacts to Ramsey leaving Arsenal on free transfer

Watford dominated the match against Arsenal at times, particularly at the start of either half. "I think Bernd Leno can learn staying here [and training] with Petr Cech every day". That means Ramsey, who has been at the club since 2008, is likely to leave on a free transfer at the end of the season. Aaron Ramsey is also a doubt after contract negotiations with the club over a new contract broke down earlier this week.

Sports IL stuns PSU on brilliant go-ahead trick-play TD
Author: 0 IL stuns PSU on brilliant go-ahead trick-play TD

Penn State (3-0) and IL (2-1) have not met since the Nittany Lions' 39-0 win over the Illini at Beaver Stadium in 2015. Right when it looked like the IL football team was going to play a competitive football game against No. We have seen this play out for Penn State this season. "(My performance) was alright, but obviously it wasn't good enough - probably should have scored another one, but we'll bounce back".

Author: 0 US's boisterous Ryder Cup leader has been held silent

To prise the cup from Jim Furyk's hands, Europe must win 4.5 points on Sunday but a decent United States start could spice matters up. The next day, in the aftermath of the US loss, Mickelson was critical of how the team was managed, and a task force was created to help the USA win back the Ryder Cup.

Sports Return of Woods-Mickelson pairing 'not too likely', admits Furyk
Author: 0 Return of Woods-Mickelson pairing 'not too likely', admits Furyk

He's only 13-17 with three halved overall in Ryder Cup play, with 8 losses in 13 matches each from foursomes and four-ball pairings but a 4-1 with two drawn mark in singles . "When we go over like little details as to why we were or weren't successful, when I talk about it openly and try to share insight, sometimes it comes across as though I'm trying to take a shot at somebody, and I don't want to do that...

Sports Chelsea closer to leaders Liverpool, Man City than I thought - Maurizio Sarri
Author: 0 Chelsea closer to leaders Liverpool, Man City than I thought - Maurizio Sarri

It's not that you wake up in the morning and you can't finish, you can't ride a bike any more. "That's the period he's in; no problem with that". The perfectly taken goal in the 25th minute wasn't his only impressive moment - though standout - with Hazard being by far the most threatening player on the pitch for either side, with the winger regularly playing in both Olivier Giroud and then Alvaro Morata for goalscoring opportunities.

Sports Mourinho and Pogba in tense-looking training exchange
Author: 0 Mourinho and Pogba in tense-looking training exchange

Wolves equalised at Old Trafford on Saturday after Pogba was easily dispossessed in the centre-circle. United's hierarchy steadfastly refused to sell the reportedly unsettled midfielder over the summer, but fresh talk of a January exit is beginning to grow.

Sports Man City boss Guardiola furious with Mendy: He should be here
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola furious with Mendy: He should be here

But sources have told ESPN FC that France global Mendy's future has been questioned by Guardiola because of the manager's increasing annoyance with his professionalism. After arriving in Manchester in 2017 in what was an expensive transfer, Mendy suffered a serious cruciate ligament injury which sidelined him for the majority of the season.

Sports Mourinho says Pogba will start on Saturday against West Ham
Author: 0 Mourinho says Pogba will start on Saturday against West Ham

Raiola wants Pogba to leave United , where has a contract until 2021. Nobody trained better than Pogba this week, and tomorrow [Saturday] he plays, so end of story. "There is no chance I am going to open the training session and let you watch a training session". As Manchester United prepare to travel to London to face West Ham today, Mourinho must restore some harmony to a group of players who are growing exhausted of his antics.

Sports Maurizio Sarri tips Liverpool for Premier League title
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri tips Liverpool for Premier League title

I'm now in a period that I score a lot of goals, and hopefully I keep on scoring. "I have spoken with him but I think that there is October, November, December, so I think that he has to wait", said Sarri. "I just want to enjoy my football and win games". Hazard has already scored six goals in seven Chelsea appearances this season, including Wednesday's sublime solo strike to seal a 2-1 win at Liverpool in the League Cup third round.

Sports College basketball player killed in shooting
Author: 0 College basketball player killed in shooting

He was taken to a hospital and died from his wounds, Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said in a new release. "We are all devastated". The 6-foot-6 Sims, who had been a star in high school, was about to return for his third season with LSU . workout Friday. "Maybe the guy I've been most impressed with [in the offseason] is Wayde Sims ", Wade told a local radio station earlier this week.

Sports Jimmy Butler wants to be traded to Heat, report says
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler wants to be traded to Heat, report says

Of the teams reportedly still targeting Butler are the Cavs, as well as the Heat, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets , with a handful of teams having also gauged interest with Minnesota regarding a possible deal. The Kings are without their first-round draft pick in 2019 and uniquely positioned to leverage that cap space into, at a minimum, a future first-round pick and maybe more as part of a Butler blockbuster.

Sports Ryder Cup 2018: Spectator hit in face by Brooks Koepka tee shot
Author: 0 Ryder Cup 2018: Spectator hit in face by Brooks Koepka tee shot

Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines - Tiger Woods will be rested for Friday's afternoon foursomes at the Ryder Cup after the 14-time major champion played alongside Patrick Reed in the morning fourballs. Jordan Spieth rolled in a testy 3-footer for par at the 18th hole to close out a 1-up victory over Paul Casey and Tyrrell Hatton. Sergio Garcia , one of the all-time Ryder Cup greats, justified his captain's pick, and Alex Noren didn't look much like a rookie, as the Europeans leaped out ...

Sports Aaron Ramsey Set For January Transfer Move To Italian Giants
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey Set For January Transfer Move To Italian Giants

Wales global Ramsey, 27, is into the final year of his contract, which expires at the end of June, and would be able to leave the Emirates Stadium on a free transfer if no new deal is agreed. "It's all down to Unai Emery - if he wanted him, the deal would still be on the table", Groves told Yahoo Sport presents: The Football Show. One is the player and also the player with their family and representatives.