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Astros' Gurriel suspended for racist gesture at LA's Darvish

Astros' Gurriel suspended for racist gesture at LA's Darvish

I deeply regret it", Gurriel said in a statement. "Quite the opposite. I have always had a lot of respect [for Japanese people]". He is the first baseman for the Houston Astros and is from Cuba. "He expressed remorse . I met with him today". "I think he's one of the best pitchers in Japan, and I never had success against him". If he was offended, I ask for his forgiveness. Read More

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Del Potro boosts London hopes in Swiss opener

Roger Federer survived a surprise test at the Swiss Indoors on Friday (Oct 27) before making the semi-finals at his home event for the 14th time with a hard-fought 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 win over Adrian Mannarino. David Goffin, the third-seeded Belgian, beat qualifier Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 6-2, 7-5, and fifth-seeded Jack Sock of the US rallied for a 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5 victory against Vasek Pospisil of Canada. Read More

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Five Things to watch out for as Chelsea travel to Bournemouth

Five Things to watch out for as Chelsea travel to Bournemouth

Conte revealed he also speaks with Ancelotti on a regular basis, but not about the Chelsea manager situation. "I see the past it happened the same with a lot of managers [at Chelsea]". "Why put another person in this bull****?" If you want to hit me, hit me! "I hate this type of situation". "I can accept that they write the club is ready to sack me, and accept stories with the players, but to use another person in this way is not correct. Read More

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Federer shakes off 'scars' of Nadal defeats

Federer shakes off 'scars' of Nadal defeats

I started off very well and relaxed from then on". The Swiss 19-time grand slam victor, who still trails Nadal 23-15 in their head-to-head record, didn't face a break point and started and ended the match with service breaks. Nadal also had a good takeaway from the tournament. With the World Tour Finals taking place in London next month, it remains to be seen which, if any, tournaments Nadal will play beforehand, and he - like Federer - is not clear on the issue. Read More

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Antonio Conte commits to Chelsea after 'year of suffering'

Antonio Conte commits to Chelsea after 'year of suffering'

Serie A giants AC Milan have firmly said that they are not looking to convince Chelsea boss Antonio Conte to take charge next season. "For two weeks I am reading wrong things", he said. 'But I always say our job is very hard and it is very odd because one day you are the best and another day you stay at your home'. His previous scan suggested maybe 20-25 days. Read More

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India v/s Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey

India v/s Pakistan, Asia Cup Hockey

Having already won their first two matches easily against Japan (5-1) and hosts Bangladesh (7-0), the Indians had already secured their place in the next round. India take on Pakistan in the Pool A encounter at 5.30 pm local time, 5 pm IST. The second quarter started well for the Indians as they produced some slick passing to take the lead in the 17th minute. Read More

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Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Test - 5 Talking Points

Pakistan v Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Test - 5 Talking Points

It is worth mentioning here that Pakistan need another 119 runs on day 5 (today) to win the ongoing second Test match against the Islanders in Dubai and to square the series. Sri Lanka, who have only seen defeat in recent times, now move above Pakistan in the rankings. "They put their heart and soul into the practice sessions". Read More

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Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard leave Giants game with ankle injuries

With 40 seconds remaining and the offense completely shattered, Manning threw an interception sealing the loss and dropping the Giants to 0-5. Through four games, Beckham had three touchdowns. He tweeted: "Odell Beckham is headed for surgery , per source ". Late in the fourth quarter, Beckham went up for a catch, was hit in the air by a Los Angeles Chargers defender, and came down under the defender, his ankle bending underneath the defender's body. Read More

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Red Sox at Astros

Red Sox at Astros

One key stat to know: Jose Altuve is 5-for-7 in the first two games, and the Red Sox issued two intentional passes to him in Game 2 to pitch to cleanup hitter Carlos Correa . What a fraud-Oh, he went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored? Altuve, who led the majors in batting at.346 this year, became just the 10th player to hit three homers in a postseason game. Read More

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Elgar, Markram fifties establish SA advantage

Elgar, Markram fifties establish SA advantage

Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram, South Africa's openers, struck fifties each and smoothly steered the team to 126 for 0 at lunch on the first day in Bloemfontein . "When you get nothing from the wicket, you have to go to the other options". After four Tests, his returns - 13 wickets at an average of 24.15 with an economy rate of 4.02 - are acceptable without being outstanding. Read More

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Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are now on the right track

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are now on the right track

Alex Iwobi , who benefited from a typically inventive piece of skill from the Chilean to score in the second half, has praised the awareness of his teammate. "I didn't think Alexis would find me but it shows the skill he has", stressed the Gunners forward to BBC Sports. "We rushed and wanted to go directly to the decisive ball, we were not patient enough and we lost some balls because of that". Read More

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Florida doesn't want OJ Simpson

Florida doesn't want OJ Simpson

In the early hours of Sunday morning, O.J. Though publicity-prone in the past, Simpson apparently took the advice of people in his inner circle that he avoid the spotlight. All I want is my property. Simpson's sister, Shirley Baker, told ABC News from California on Sunday, "We are just joyous, grateful and celebrating today". Read More

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