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The former Tampa Bay Rays player, assistant and coach will be a first-time manager, the first in the major leagues born in the 1980s. Earlier this month, they fired Paul Molitor after serving as the manager for four seasons. Baldelli's name had been linked to several of the manager openings around the league. Baldelli said he feels great, adding, "I also know that I have to take care of myself as well in ways that, when I was a young guy I was not really thinking of".
  • Purdue erupts in 29-point defeat of No. 2 Ohio State

    Purdue erupts in 29-point defeat of No. 2 Ohio State

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    In a night filled with swirling winds and chilly temperatures, the Purdue football team found a way ignore the weather elements and heat up their offense and crush the number two college football team in the nation, Ohio State, with a resounding 49 - 20 win at Ross- Ade Stadium Saturday night.
  • Bill Belichick all smiles after Red Sox clinch World Series berth

    Bill Belichick all smiles after Red Sox clinch World Series berth

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    The lefty launched a shot towards the right field fence. That trend continued in game five. October has proven, whether he is producing at the plate or in the outfield, Benintendi is a game-changing weapon for the Red Sox. "I saw the ball coming at us and I thought, 'I don't have a glove". All of the game's scoring came off home runs, with J.D. Martinez opening the scoring with a home run in the third, followed by Rafael Devers three-run homer in the sixth inning.
  • Pakistan belts Australia to claim second test, UAE series

    Pakistan belts Australia to claim second test, UAE series

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    Man of the match Abbas continued his phenomenal series to snare 10 wickets across both innings as Australia fell short of their first Test series victory in Asia since 2011. We had some momentum from the first Test, started really well here and then from 5-57 it went a bit pear-shaped to be honest all over the field. "But credit goes to Abbas, because the pitch is not suitable for fast bowlers", said Sarfraz.
  • Brewers Turn to Zack Davies to Replace Gio Gonzalez

    Brewers Turn to Zack Davies to Replace Gio Gonzalez

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    If the Brewers make it to the World Series, Gonzalez will not be available no matter how he is health, wise. Freddy Peralta made his first appearance this postseason after Gonzalez left Tuesday night's game, and pitched three shutout innings with six strikeouts and three walks.
  • Duke in the NBA: Lakers exercise option on Brandon Ingram

    Duke in the NBA: Lakers exercise option on Brandon Ingram

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    It was the first time James played within the competitive Western Conference, and called for patience as his new teammates learn to play together. James had 18 points and seven boards at the break for the Lakers, who shot 53.1 percent from the field despite going 0-for-12 from 3-point range.
  • Wagner warns Huddersfield of Klopp's injury 'smokescreens'

    Wagner warns Huddersfield of Klopp's injury 'smokescreens'

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    After Salah suffered a muscle injury playing for Egypt (he also scored straight from a corner because, why not?) and VVD left the Netherlands squad after their win over Germany at the weekend due to his ongoing rib injury, all of a sudden the injuries are mounting up for Jurgen Klopp .
  • Gareth Bale is Wales' real free-kick specialist, says Harry Wilson

    Gareth Bale is Wales' real free-kick specialist, says Harry Wilson

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    It was only a few weeks ago that the 21-year-old had wrong-footed Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero with a similar free-kick, as instead of curling the ball over the wall he chose to bend the ball around the wall and into the top corner, and while tonight's free-kick may not be as impressive as that moment of magic he produced for Derby at Old Trafford, it still shows that his dead-ball skills are oozing quality.
  • Jose Mourinho could avoid Chelsea v Manchester United touchline ban

    Jose Mourinho could avoid Chelsea v Manchester United touchline ban

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    Pereira and Pogba , both of whom were not playing, were pictured laughing in the stands on the Frenchman's social media - a video Mourinho believed took place while United were trailing in the latter stages of the game. "I feel like people at Liverpool and Man City are looking at us and laughing like we did at them many years ago", Scholes continued. "It scares me that these really talented players will be sold and be brilliant for another club".
  • Dodgers look to clean up their act against Brewers in Game 2

    Dodgers look to clean up their act against Brewers in Game 2

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    Kershaw was chased before he could retire a batter in the fourth inning. "I think that that's something that to a man, I think our guys are taking it personal", manager Dave Roberts said of his relievers being overlooked. Braun's clutch swing closed the book on Kershaw, who was charged with five runs, four earned, and six hits. George Webb Restaurants has a long-standing promotion to give away a free burger whenever the Brewers win 12 straight.
  • Djokovic breezes into quarterfinal Shanghai Masters

    Djokovic breezes into quarterfinal Shanghai Masters

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    Edmund, 23, ranked 14th in the world, took a tight first set, serving an ace to win the tie-break. The 13th-seeded Coric closed the match out with a clean forehand passing shot to claim his spot in Sunday's final. Zverev looked clueless out on the court, and soon faltered away as Djokovic broke serve for the fourth time in the match. The top seed will play Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori , while Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev are also through, albeit with far less hassle.
  • Patriots show championship mettle in wild win over Chiefs

    Patriots show championship mettle in wild win over Chiefs

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    At least one streak is going to be snapped this weekend in the Chiefs-Patriots tilt, as Kansas City is also putting their unbeaten 5-0 record this season on the line against Tom Brady and company. First, Mahomes broke through with a 67-yard touchdown pass to Kareem Hunt. After kicking a field goal to take a 30-26 lead, the Pats allowed a 96-yard kick return by Tremon Smith down the visitors' sideline.
  • Djokovic faces Federer's conqueror in Shanghai final

    Djokovic faces Federer's conqueror in Shanghai final

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    Djokovic , this year's Wimbledon and US Open victor, will next face Germany's Alexander Zverev in the last four. The win means that Djokovic will return to No.2 in the ATP world rankings when they are published later this month, with the possibility of reclaiming his No.1 sport now in sight.
  • RED SOX: Brock Holt surprised by start

    RED SOX: Brock Holt surprised by start

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    While the Red Sox got strong starts from Chris Sale , Nathan Eovaldi and Rick Porcello during the series, Yankees starters were charged with 15 runs over 13 innings in four games. The Yankees fail to reach the ALCS after falling just shy of reaching the World Series previous year. Outfielder Brett Gardner said that it was the team that you do not get defeated by.
  • Lacazette reacts to Aubameyang comparisons to Arsenal legend

    Lacazette reacts to Aubameyang comparisons to Arsenal legend

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    Both Lacazette and Aubameyang have scored four goals in the Premier League this season to provide Arsenal with a real attacking threat up front. Fulham pressed forward in the opening minutes as they looked for their first win over Arsenal since January 2012, and Argentine midfielder Luciano Vietto very almost beat Gunners keeper Bernd Leno in the second minute.