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Leesburg's Buster Posey wins first Gold Glove

Leesburg's Buster Posey wins first Gold Glove

Crawford and Russell finished tied with 19 defensive runs saved , but Crawford held a significant edge in UZR ( Ultimate Zone Rating ), 21.3 to 15.4. In Defensive Runs Above Average (DEF), he was not only the best shortstop in the league, but the best defender period. The winners are determined by a combination of manager and coach votes and a formula supplied by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Read More

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We were 'too nervous' against Tottenham - Wenger

We were 'too nervous' against Tottenham - Wenger

The fitness of Harry Kane, the performance of Granit Xhaka and the decision to switch to a three at the back system by Mauricio Pochettino all played major parts in influencing the game. Wenger insisted Tottenham's formation did not unsettle his players. "We showed big, big character to get back into the game". "But we usually have more fluency and it looked like we just tried to play too much". Read More

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UFC 205 Fight Card

UFC 205 Fight Card

Mendes had some success with this strategy, but it might be tough to pull off for the entirety of a 25-minute fight. "I wanted fights where the fans were biting their nails and on the edge of their seats". Since McGregor is at his best while at distance, Alvarez will most likely try to control the position of the fight. He's very much a jack of all trades , but in my opinion, a master in no one area. Read More

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Zinedine Zidane Plays Down Concerns On Cristiano Ronaldo's Dip

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil believes he became a better player during him time at Real Madrid thanking to working with "one of the greatest players in history" in Cristiano Ronaldo. "To score or not score is not so important as you think", continued Ronaldo . "I have a great relationship with this brand, I have great friends here in the company", Ronaldo said when speaking about his dedication and his new contract with the Swoosh. Read More

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Plekanec's first goal of season lifts Canadiens over Flyers

None of that mattered as the Blue Jackets thoroughly embarrassed the Canadiens 10-0 at Nationwide Arena, scoring the most goals in the largest victory in club history. I think lately we've given up too many penalties. The goal broke a streak of seven consecutive games without a goal for Tarasenko, who had scored four times in the first four games this season. Read More

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Olesen takes Turkish Open after final round battle

Olesen takes Turkish Open after final round battle

The Dane came to Antalya without a top-25 finish since June and off the back of seven missed cuts in his previous nine European Tour starts, with victory his first success since last year's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Horsey had looked to put the pressure on with birdies in four of his opening seven holes, while Olesen's dropped shot on the ninth appeared to leave the door ajar. Read More

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Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

The 31-year-old sluggers gives up $47.5 million - $23.75 million in each of the next two years. The Mets are going to have to court Yoenis Cespedes once again. They have an outfield that needs Cespedes' power. Jay Bruce , who the Mets acquired to insure some offensive production in case Cespedes walks, struggled in his first half season in NY. Read More

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Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns

Durant iced the game on two free throws with seven seconds remaining. His ability to somehow block threes while he's nowhere near the shooter when they start to rise up, single-handedly keep the Pelicans in a game against Golden State, and split Draymond Green - Kevin Durant double-teams to get a layup is what makes him so special. Read More

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Bilic frustrated by crowd trouble as London Stadium 'felt like home'

The Hammers , who recorded a 2-1 victory of their local rivals, and London Stadium have released a joint statement saying that they are suing video footage to identify and ban the supporters involved in the violence. "Tonight, we showed we're a match for any team on any given day." . "For those kind of things to happen, especially in England, is unacceptable". Bilic added: "Sky television is there 24-seven in the canteen and every time I looked it was that guy from Chelsea , all the ... Read More

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Klopp will continue to have final say on Liverpool transfers

Klopp will continue to have final say on Liverpool transfers

They have the same situation we have. As a manager, I say "We have to go for this player" and a lot of talks are to do with agents and all that stuff - why should I do this? "Maybe ask them. "It's Anfield, and (we need) a positive result before the worldwide break". Without any significant conflict occurring during the lead-up to their first Premier League meeting at Anfield midway through October, much of the entertainment was instead expected to unfold on the pitch. Read More

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Thunder lock up Steven Adams, Victor Oladipo with multi-year extensions

Through three games this season, Roberson is averaging a career-high 6.0 points and 7.7 rebounds per game but is still struggling to consistently knockdown shots from outside and from the free-throw line. "Every team needs a defensive anchor and Adams can play that role". After speaking to the media following the Thunder's practice on Wednesday (NZT), Adams was asked what his first major purchase had been after the new deal that effectively sets him up for life. Read More

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Knicks rally past Bulls, 117-104, in Rose, Noah homecoming

The Bulls countered with an 8-0 mini-run of their own, but the Knicks just could not seem to do any wrong as they kept the Bulls from ever getting within five points for the remainder of the game. It's great for the city, with everything that we've been going through, the killings, everything. "There will be times when we want him to [get a shot at the rim], and other times where we want him to use that explosiveness to get by people and create plays", Hornacek said. Read More

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Spain name squad for England friendly

Spain name squad for England friendly

Midfielder Herrera , who has impressed for United this season, could be in line for a Spain debut, having earned his first call-up for the recent matches against Italy and Albania, but without featuring in either game. Every player up front is different, but they can all fit in with the way we have of attacking". Asked about the return of 35-year-old Aduriz , Lopetegui suggested that fellow veterans including Iker Casillas and David Villa could yet earn a comeback. Read More

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Windies clinch away Test win over Pakistan

Windies clinch away Test win over Pakistan

Kraigg Brathwaite hit an unbeaten century and carried his bat in the visitors' first innings of 337 for a 56-run lead. Shane Dorwich (60 not out, 87 balls, 7 fours, 1 six) also played his part wonderfully well after West Indies were struggling at 67/5 while chasing 153 to earn a consolation win in the three-match series. Read More

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Man watches Cubs game with dad… at cemetery

Man watches Cubs game with dad… at cemetery

The Cubs are World Series champions. His dad was a loyal Cubs fan. As he sat in the dark Wednesday night, Williams shined a light on his father's marker as he listened to the broadcast. It's an outpouring of love for the family and friends who created and nurtured the Cubs fans of today. Both he and his father share the middle name 'Christie, ' an homage to Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson. Read More

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