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The hosts sealed victory by 178 runs at Eden Gardens, securing an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series as well as a return to the top of the ICC rankings at Pakistan's expense. Referring to Saha's maiden Test ton in the Third Test against the West Indies at Gros Islet in August, Kohli said that innings boosted the Bengal cricketer's confidence.
  • Faster tempo allows Colts, Luck to hold off Bears 29-23

    Faster tempo allows Colts, Luck to hold off Bears 29-23

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    Vic Beasley, Falcons: 3.5 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in Atlanta's 23-16 win at Denver. Not only did Howard make the most of his opportunity, but the rookie has been the most impressive rusher so far for the Bears , and has been the only one able to get anything going on the ground.
  • Browns QB situation more muddled after rookie Kessler hurt

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    The news comes after a loss to New England on Sunday in which Cleveland struggled to slow down a Patriots team clicking on all cylinders and dropped to 0-5 this season. In fact, Cooper has been claimed by the team the Patriots just beat on Sunday. "Just the way he's wired, he's fighting for that, " said McCown. "I think there was plenty of rust out there".
  • Teixeira honored by Yankees before final major league game

    Teixeira honored by Yankees before final major league game

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    He turned in another effective outing against the Yankees, allowing two runs and eight hits in 7 1/3 innings. Back in their clubhouse, however, manager Buck Showalter and the Orioles broke into a raucous party complete with spraying beer and champagne.
  • NFL Roundup: Rookies Elliott, Prescott lead Dallas

    NFL Roundup: Rookies Elliott, Prescott lead Dallas

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    The Boys were back home and taking on the Bengals without Dez Bryant for a second straight week. The Bengals (2-3) already have a losing record a year after being 8-0 midway through the season. Dalton was limping at times, but still managed to make 29 of 41 completions, collecting 269 yards. "Just disappointing in how we played". The only time the Bengals trailed by more at halftime under Lewis was the 2009 season finale against the Jets in NY, when they rested all their starters and fell ...
  • Supreme Kohli, composed Rahane punish New Zealand

    Supreme Kohli, composed Rahane punish New Zealand

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    Guptill was run out in an unfortunate manner when Ashwin deflected a ball hit by Luke Ronchi (0) at the non-striker end and in his next over, the wily off-spinner also removed Ronchi leaving New Zealand reeling at 148 for five. These two completely dominated a listless New Zealand bowling attack enabled India to add 98 runs in 30 overs in the second session after they resumed at the lunchtime score of 358 for 3.
  • Hurricane Matthew postpones Saturday night Sprint Cup race

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    It was heartbreaking for Dillon, who missed advancing into the second round by a point. "I wasn't trying to worry too much about points until my spotter (Freddie Kraft) just said, 'We need this spot bad, ' and he left it at that". Eliminated from the Xfinity Chase were Dillon, Brennan Poole, Ryan Sieg and Brandon Jones. Elliott Sadler and Daniel Suarez already have earned berths in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase Round of 8 by virtue of their respective victories at Kentucky and Dover.
  • Lewis Hamilton vows to fight back after Japanese Grand Prix defeat

    Lewis Hamilton vows to fight back after Japanese Grand Prix defeat

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    Hamilton endured yet another bad start yesterday, which dropped him back to eighth place at the Japanese Grand Prix from which he clawed his way back to third. They have also dominated the podium, having won 47 of the last 55 grands prix since 2014. However, the result leaves Hamilton 33 points behind Rosberg in the drivers' standings , meaning even victory in each of the four remaining races may not necessarily be enough for the Briton to defend his crown.
  • Prater's kick, Slay's pick give Lions 24-23 win over Eagles

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    The Detroit Lions host the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 5 of the National Football League schedule on Sunday, kick off time at 1:00 PM ET, at Ford Field. But Detroit cornerback Darius Slay shadowed Agholor and snagged a back-breaking interception. But Wentz said he saw an "alert" while breaking the huddle that signaled he should test the Lions with a long pass, so the eager 23-year-old let it rip.
  • Roethlisberger throws for 4 TDs, Steelers blow by Jets 31-13

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    The Pittsburgh Steelers are back on track and looked awesome against the Kansas City Chiefs last week. Perhaps if Darrelle Revis was playing and Ryan Fitzpatrick had some confidence it would be a different story , but as things stand now the Steelers should win this game fairly easily.
  • Toronto police confident they have ID of man who threw beer

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    Pagan said nothing to the media during his walk to the station's front doors. But on Wednesday morning, Toronto police revealed that they are actively searching for the fan who threw the beer. Police quickly arrived in the area where the can was thrown from, but no fan was ejected. Showalter was far more understanding than many American baseball fans who took to social media to vent their outrage.
  • Hurts, Alabama defense lead way to 49-30 win over Arkansas

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    After reaching into the air and snatching his third interception of Arkansas quarterback Austin Allen, the Alabama sophomore defensive back saw the entire Razorbacks offense and more than 100 yards ahead of him. Ohio State (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) was forced to rely mostly on its ground game, which accounted for 290 yards, and some tough play by its defense - including a critical fourth-quarter stop on its own 4 following Barrett's inception - to fend off the Hoosiers (3-2, 1-1).
  • SS Donte Whitner signs with Redskins, DE John Hughes to Buccaneers

    SS Donte Whitner signs with Redskins, DE John Hughes to Buccaneers

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    We have to get better on third down". Johnson, who initially joined the Browns last season, made a number of plays throughout training camp and earned praise for his performance from his linebackers coaches. "The challenge is can you do it two weeks in a row?" That will be the task for Johnson and the rest of Cleveland's young pass rushers against a New England offense that will be boosted by the return of Tom Brady, who has made a living off quick, accurate throws and avoiding unnecessary ...
  • Cardinals capitalize on 49ers mistakes to win 33-21

    Cardinals capitalize on 49ers mistakes to win 33-21

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    The Cardinals notched a season-high seven sacks, including a safety by Calais Campbell (who had a monster game with two sacks and an interception) that put a fork in things. Cardinals backup Drew Stanton just needed one play to get the ball in the end zone, and a 21-yard pass to Fitzgerald did the trick. He is one of the best players in the National Football League when it is all said and done; he is the Cardinals best player on offense and maybe the best player on the team.
  • Eagles' Schwartz headed for reunion in Detroit

    Eagles' Schwartz headed for reunion in Detroit

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    He has for the most part shown capable of winning when there's enough talent (his only bad season in Indy was Peyton's first missed season of his career and past year the Lions replaced Ndamukong Suh with Haloti Ngata). Of course, the Lions offense might be different without Johnson, but the Eagles defense is different too ( see story ). There's also the fact that Philadelphia is 1-3 against the spread in its last four against Detroit and coming off a bye week the Eagles could ...
  • Giants, Cubs armed and ready for NLDS

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    Huh). Fowler said he lived in San Francisco over the winter because he was working with Barry Bonds, his mentor. Game 1 of this particularly riveting NLDS is set for Friday night in Chicago's venerable Wrigley Field . "I guarantee you every game there will be counterfeits", said Steve Bernas of the Better Business Bureau. "Well, they can't go in one of those (offensive) stretches where they have strikeouts going.
  • On Baseball: For Sox fans, this postseason is all about Papi

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    In the year 2013, Ortiz announced that he and Tiffany were separating, however, later on, they actually got back together, and now, the couple have three kids together! Led by Pedro, nearly every player from the 2004, 2007, and 2013 World Series teams filed out from center field.
  • Clinton's remarks on young voters fuel new Trump pitch

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    Sen. Sanders is the one person who can credibly address what Hillary Clinton said in the audio, and he did so in an expert fashion. The businessman contended at a Saturday night rally in Pennsylvania that the audio shows Clinton "demeaning and mocking Bernie Sanders and all of his supporters" and added: "To sum up, Hillary Clinton thinks Bernie Sanders supporters are hopeless and ignorant basement dwellers".
  • Arsenal beats Burnley 1-0 after injury-time goal

    Arsenal beats Burnley 1-0 after injury-time goal

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    Arsene Wenger was pleased with his Arsenal players' "motivation" levels, but believes they made mistakes against Burnley . The ball clearly struck an offside Koscielny on the hand. "So when you have any opportunity to get a bit closer you have to not miss it". Wenger was serenaded onto the pitch by the visiting fans both before and after the game - maybe those supporters felt the presentation by the club's chairman Sir Chips Keswick did not quite encapsulate the depth of their ...
  • NCAA proposes satellite camps restrictions, early signing

    NCAA proposes satellite camps restrictions, early signing

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    When the NCAA began its in-depth examination of the state of college football recruiting nearly two years ago, the most pressing issues that needed to be addressed were a potential early signing period and satellite camps. "But if they do allow them, then it's a game changer for college football". The traditional long signing period, which begins the Wednesday of the first full week in February, would be unchanged.