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And yet Britton - the game's most dominant closer in 2016 - never saw the field Tuesday night in the American League wild-card game, in which the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Orioles, 5-2, on Edwin Encarnarcion's walk-off homer off Ubaldo Jimenez in the bottom of the 11th.
  • Arizona's Palmer out for concussion evaluation after sack

    Arizona's Palmer out for concussion evaluation after sack

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    The ongoing conversation and analyzing of the team that followed was just as exhausting. Two weeks later, the Cardinals outlasted Green Bay in overtime in the NFC Divisional Playoffs before being annihilated in the conference title game at Carolina, 49-15.
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    PFW Matchup Breakdown: Denver Broncos vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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    Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, rookie defensive end Noah Spence and veteran tight end Brandon Myers were all sent to the locker room by injuries before halftime. That's also not encouraging when the entire reason Dirk Koetter is the head coach now is because his work with Winston and his offense were "too good to lose".
  • Giants, Dodgers Benches Clear After Madison Bumgarner-Yasiel Puig Argument

    Giants, Dodgers Benches Clear After Madison Bumgarner-Yasiel Puig Argument

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    The Dodgers play the Giants five more times this season, including a three-game series in San Francisco the last weekend of the regular season. With his pitch count at just 97, manager Bruce Bochy made a decision to yank Mad Bum in order to get to the dumpster fire that is the San Francisco bullpen, who delivered a performance that even the Human Torch would have found was a bit too much.
  • Bears put together solid performance to beat Lions for 1st victory

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    As it was indicated by FOX Sports' Laura Okmin, starting quarterback Jay Cutler will be out for an extended period of time which indicates the Bears will roll with Hoyer until further notice. Barth's kick sailed wide and the boo's rang down from Chicago fans, and the boo's turned into chants of "Robbie", for recently-released kicker Robbie Gould.
  • Cowboys' Prescott gets chance to show 49ers what they missed

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    They were converting third downs from any distance - they moved the chains seven consecutive times after missing their first 10 last week - and they jumped out to a 14-0 lead. In three games, Prescott already averages 255 passing yards per game and has the fourth best QB rating in the league. But then the 49ers cooled, converting once in their next seven third-down opportunities.
  • Kohli targeting number one spot ahead of 500th Test

    Kohli targeting number one spot ahead of 500th Test

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    Sri Lankan veteran spinner Rangana Herath claimed seven wickets to skittle India for 112 last August in a stunning victory, although India went on to win the next two matches. "Spin will be a big part of the series". Labelled as an underachiever in Tests, he has not done enough justice to his abilities as he has not been consistent enough.
  • Michigan State-Notre Dame highlight memorable college ties

    Michigan State-Notre Dame highlight memorable college ties

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    But when his quarterback decides to lower his shoulder, Dantonio is on board. "They get their momentum going, and they're making some plays and made some nice catches, had good coverage on guys a couple times, made great catches, great throws, but we found a way".
  • Durant throws down two-handed slam in preseason

    Durant throws down two-handed slam in preseason

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    NBA Jam is one of those rare early video games that made attributes like graphics and realism seem silly on the surface. KD on Thursday said Green has encouraged him to be more aggressive than he was during Thursday's training camp session.
  • Wenger hails Gunners' first-half performance

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    The England managerial role has become available after the FA parted company with Sam Allardyce just 67 days in charge. But the Frenchman said: "My priority has always been this club, and until the end of this season I'm here and I'm completely focused on that".
  • Yanks' playoff hopes take big hit in 4-game sweep at Boston

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    In all, Ramirez blasted four home runs and drove in nine runs in the series. Said Napoli, now with the Cleveland Indians : "He's so smart. That's exactly what I needed in my career". In some ways, Napoli is a hitting contradiction. The Mets remain tied at the top with the San Francisco Giants in the National League wildcard race, San Francisco seeing closer Santiago Casilla blow another save in a 3-2 defeat to the St.
  • James Forrest looks for City showing to inspire Celtic

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    Dembele restored Celtic's lead barely a minute into the second half after Aleksandar Kolarov's defensive error, only for Nolito to equalize for City in the 55th. Guardiola noted: "Europe is special, the teams are so strong and this environment is unbelievable, but it will be a good lesson for the future". "We had chances to score more goals but couldn't".
  • Southampton's emphatic victory inflicts more misery on struggling West Ham

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    To rub West Ham's noses in it, the man who set Saints on their way was Austin , the player who Hammers co-owner David Sullivan once claimed that he did not try to sign because of his injury record. "I am not flying away from the responsibility and I don't want to point fingers". Not just for him but for below-par players such as Dimitri Payet , Manuel Lanzini, Cheikhou Kouyate and, yes, Noble.
  • Mourinho hits out at football Einsteins for undermining him

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    Struggling English Premier League giants Manchester United are the laziest side in English football's top division, according to a study. Amid City's nine-game winning run was an eye-catching 2-1 win at United . The cynic might claim that United's best performer was Northampton goalkeeper Adam Smith, who lived up to club's nickname by producing a performance that was complete Cobblers.
  • Canada advances to World Cup final over Russian Federation

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    In some ways, the blending of nations and cultures nearly appears to be an asset. Tomas Tatar celebrates with Marian Hossa and Anze Kopitar of Team Europe after scoring a third period goal to tie the game against Team Sweden at the semifinal game during the World Cup of Hockey 2016 tournament at the Air Canada Centre on September 25, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Paralympics 2016 closing ceremony pays tribute to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad

    Paralympics 2016 closing ceremony pays tribute to Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad

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    The channel's coverage of Rio 2016 was praised by IPC president Sir Philip Craven, who said Channel 4 had "set an worldwide benchmark" for Paralympics broadcasting. Before the event, the goal set by the Brazilian Paralympic Committee was for Brazil to be in the top five. And in athletics, you have many youngsters coming through who are challenging for the medals.
  • Cowboys' Bryant won't practice after injuring knee vs Bears

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    This season, it seems to be over a knee injury he suffered in the team's win over the Chicago Bears last Sunday. Bryant, 27, has 11 catches for 150 yards and a touchdown through three games this season. "We feel OK", Jones said, via ESPN.com . "We're going to do some others things too". Romo broke the collarbone again his second game back, and Bryant ended up sitting the final two games with the Cowboys on their way to a 4-12 finish as the foot continued to bother him along with ankle and ...
  • Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool must continue to work'

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    Liverpool had no such trouble, crushing Hull City 5-1, a result which backed up the promise of their win over Chelsea a week earlier. No player has played more successful passes than the side's skipper this season, and he sure has found a ideal position for himself despite his unparalleled versatility.
  • Sterling hails Guardiola's role in goalscoring form

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    Their equaliser came courtesy of a blistering finish from Fernando Llorente - an opponent Guardiola remembers well from his days at Athletic Bilbao - but also highlighted a potential flaw in his new team. Instead of being games that you fear, where you feel the opposition are better than you, the opposite happens and you usually feel stronger. "We're in September so we have time", he told The Mirror .
  • Fans embrace hybrid Team North America

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    Team North America has become the World Cup of Hockey's obsession because of the speed, creativity, speed, scoring ability and also speed of its under-23 players. "We definitely let the team down there", McDavid said. "We got away from our game, trying to be too cute and getting pucks instead of going to the net going east to west too much", Matthews said.