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Sport Cleveland Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS
Author: 0 Cleveland Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS

By starting Kluber in Game 2, the Indians could go back to him on regular rest should the ALDS go to a winner-take-all Game 5. The 37-year-old Sabathia went 14-5 with a 3.69 ERA this season. In his 176.1 innings and 17-9 record this year, Bauer posted a 4.19 ERA with 196 Ks. Same goes for Game 2 on Friday. "He's been one of the better pitchers in the league", Francona said.

Sport Omar al-Soma puts Syria-Australia World Cup play-off on knife-edge
Author: 0 Omar al-Soma puts Syria-Australia World Cup play-off on knife-edge

Before that, though, is the return leg of the Asian playoff in Sydney on Tuesday. Leckie's aerial challenge on Al Soma - there may have been the slightest of shoves in the Al Ahli striker's back - in the area was deemed illegal and Al Soma smashed the penalty into the roof of the net.

Sport Proteas oppose four-day Test
Author: 0 Proteas oppose four-day Test

Sunzamul had reported a similar complaint, but has begun playing first-class cricket again for Rajshahi. "I don't get excited when I see the wicket", he told reporters after practice at the venue yesterday. "We are an organisation and when the organisation comes up with an idea it is not the product of one person". CSA general manager Corrie van Zyl and commercial manager Clive Eksteen are in the process of creating a contingency plan.

Sport Brazil's Olympic committee chairman arrested
Author: 0 Brazil's Olympic committee chairman arrested

Twenty police officers deployed early Thursday in Rio de Janeiro on orders from a federal judge, arresting Nuzman and seizing documents. The investigation is part of an worldwide operation called "Unfair Play" in which investigators from Brazil, France and Antigua and Barbuda are cooperating.

Sport A look at gun violence in America by the numbers
Author: 0 A look at gun violence in America by the numbers

President Donald Trump has arrived at a Las Vegas hospital where he will meet with victims and medical professionals in the wake of a mass shooting . The president also visited a local police station, where he met with law enforcement officers who had responded to the active shooter. He offered condolences to the families of those killed, saying: "We can not fathom their pain".

Sport Bauer gets ball for Indians in Game 1
Author: 0 Bauer gets ball for Indians in Game 1

Cleveland used a torrid second half of the season, which included an AL-record 22 consecutive victories between August and September, to finish two wins short of the National League's Los Angeles Dodgers for the best record in the majors.

Author: 0 Max Scherzer (hamstring) played catch on Tuesday

The Cubs know the magnitude of the challenge that awaits them in the form of the 97-win Washington Nationals . A Game 3 starter, however, would only get two days' rest and thus would be limited to one start in the series. He hasn't played in a major-league game since August 13. "I think he was a guy that probably threw the ball the best on our staff as far as start to finish past year, including the playoffs, and nobody even talks about him".

Author: 0 Yankees name starters for first 2 games of ALDS

Assuming the Yankees get past the Twins at home in the coin flip wildcard game Tuesday, Aaron Judge , Aroldis Chapman and crew will provide a formidable challenge to Francisco Lindor and the Indians , but everyone is picking Cleveland here.

Sport Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers
Author: 0 Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales' final World Cup qualifiers

In an interview, Coleman said "We are in good shape". Last season marked a particularly hard period in the 28-year-old's career, with Bale managing just 17 La Liga starts across the entire campaign, as ankle and calf problems kept him out of action for over 4 months combined.

Sport England vs Slovenia - England's probable line-up
Author: 0 England vs Slovenia - England's probable line-up

Kane, who has scored 13 goals in 11 appearances for club and country so far this season, said, "It makes me very proud. We'd already had that conversation", Southgate said. "We want the crowd to be excited with what they're watching tomorrow". His goalscoring record is improving, which is important, and he works hard for the team, chasing back and tackling.

Sport Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades
Author: 0 Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades

After breaking the Penn State career receptions record on Saturday, Hamilton has been named Big Ten co-Offensive Player of the Week. Barkley finished the day with 205 all-purpose yards. "I'd vote for him if I had a vote". Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton and running back/kick returner Saquon Barkley have earned Big Ten weekly accolades after stellar performances Saturday against Indiana .

Sport Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley
Author: 0 Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley

Fitzgerald and his staff now must figure out a way to stop the Heisman Trophy candidate by Saturday when his Wildcats (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) welcome No. 4 Penn State (5-0, 2-0). Barkley finished the day with 205 all-purpose yards. Barkley is the first Big Ten player and the sixth FBS player since 1996 to have a touchdown return and passing touchdown in the same game.

Sport Barkley, Hamilton Win Big Ten Weekly Awards
Author: 0 Barkley, Hamilton Win Big Ten Weekly Awards

It was the senior's first career multi-touchdown game. This is the first offensive honor for Hamilton and third overall as he was a two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week honoree in 2014. Hamilton is now 710 receiving yards off the Penn State career receiving yards record of 3,026, held by 1994 Biletnikoff Award victor Bobby Engram.

Sport Northwestern coach a fan of Saquon Barkley - except for Saturday
Author: 0 Northwestern coach a fan of Saquon Barkley - except for Saturday

He ranks ninth in the nation in rushing with 574 yards and has scored a touchdown rushing, receiving and kick returning. With Week 5 now firmly planted in the rear-view mirror, the Nittany Lions must now turn their attention to their Week 6 opponent, the Northwestern Wildcats and their star running back Justin Jackson.

Author: 0 Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting

Kay Felder ended up leading the Cavs with 13 points - Love had 12 and no one else had more than eight - but he had just one assist and three turnovers. each scored 17 points for the Knicks. Apparently, the meeting went well, because Shumpert seems to be happy with the Cavs as this year's preseason gets underway.

Sport Centre of attention - Cavs makes Kevin Love change
Author: 0 Centre of attention - Cavs makes Kevin Love change

Kevin Love will shift from power forward to center and offseason acquisition Jae Crowder will start at power forward. Lue did not know if James would practice today or play Friday when the Cavs host Indiana. The Hawks (1-1) got 18 points from point guard Dennis Schroeder, 15 points and eight rebounds from small forward Taurean Prince and 13 points from center Dewayne Dedmon.

Author: 0 Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in at Las Vegas tragedy

Cavaliers recently acquired small forward Jae Crowder will take Love's spot at power forward. Now, the Cavs are looking to get back on top by acquiring the services of stars Derrick Rose , Dwayne Wade and Isaiah Thomas . "Whatever we can do to try to eliminate these types of situations, I'm all for it", he said. James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays.

Author: 0 Cavaliers moving Love to center, Thompson to reserve role

Following the Cavs' Wine & Gold scrimmage Monday at The Q, coach Tyronn Lue said James would be out against the Hawks but would play at some point during the preseason. "It's just not a good thing", he said. In his third season as Cleveland's head coach, Lue wouldn't comment on changing gun laws, but would be in favor of anything to prevent bloodshed.

Sport England lucky to have Kane, says Hart
Author: 0 England lucky to have Kane, says Hart

Hart felt Kane's secret was his simplicity in front of goal.The striker has made steady progress over the past two seasons for his club, scoring 25 and 29 goals to pick up the golden boot twice in succession. Paper Round's view: We'll assume this "battle" follows a period of quiet self-reflection by Barkley, who's concluded perhaps a salary of £150k per week (his rumoured self-valuation back in the summer months) was a little steep, after all.

Sport England star Harry Kane: 'Being captain will not change how I play'
Author: 0 England star Harry Kane: 'Being captain will not change how I play'

Kane seemed at ease on Wednesday as he sat alongside Southgate at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground as England finalised preparations for Slovenia . Real Madrid were originally willing to offer €125 million for Kane's services, but as Eduarda Inda noted in Spanish TV program, El Chiringuito , "Real Madrid are asking for Harry Kane for next season, but you know the price and they are 200 million euros", Tottenham's valuation of their striker was much higher.

Sport Federation Internationale de Football Association happy with safety at extended Ekaterinburg Arena World Cup venue
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association happy with safety at extended Ekaterinburg Arena World Cup venue

While Brazil are assured of their place, traditional rivals Argentina are one of seven teams in with a shot at one of the three remaining automatic spots. The first qualifier is against Peru in Buenos Aires tomorrow, and five days later they will take on Ecuador in Quito. World champions and Confederations Cup winners Germany look home and dry in Group C, where they are five points clear of Northern Ireland , who have already secured second spot at least.

Sport Leicester City 'disappointed' with Adrien Silva's transfer rejection
Author: 0 Leicester City 'disappointed' with Adrien Silva's transfer rejection

Fifa has rejected the Football Association's appeal to rubber-stamp midfielder Adrien Silva's move to Leicester City from Sporting Lisbon. However, due to a delay in completing the transfer (reportedly 14 seconds!), the Portuguese was denied permission to play in official matches till the transfer window reopens on 1 January, 2018.

Sport Jupp Heynckes to Return as Bayern Munich Interim Coach
Author: 0 Jupp Heynckes to Return as Bayern Munich Interim Coach

The Toffees endured another nightmare on Sunday afternoon, as they lost 1-0 to Burnley thanks to Jeff Hendrick's well-taken first half strike. With only seven games played, they have lost to Hoffenheim and drawn two other games to leave the new man with some ground to make up.

Sport Lynx Clinch WNBA Title at Williams
Author: 0 Lynx Clinch WNBA Title at Williams

The Lynx took down the Sparks tonight for their fourth title in seven years, in a Game 5 that featured no ties and no lead changes-though L.A. was never too far behind and managed to keep things interesting up through the final minute. Los Angeles also deserves plenty of praise. The #Los Angeles Sparks visit the Minnesota Lynx in #game 5 with a victor takes all matchup. But Wednesday's win solidified the Lynx as the league's greatest-ever franchise.

Sport Las Vegas shooter spent decades acquiring weapons
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooter spent decades acquiring weapons

Sunday night's shooting spree in Las Vegas was meticulously planned for some time, the Clark County sheriff said Tuesday, expressing frustration that no one appeared to have noticed the gunman's unusual actions and alerted authorities. "We act on that", he said. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, told NPR on Tuesday that an Federal Bureau of Investigation briefing revealed that Paddock had some fully automatic weapons in his hotel room.

Author: 0 Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros ALDS Game 1

It's maybe not the most decorated horse in this particular race, but it starts at the same gate as the seven others that reach the LDS round. He has found great form heading into the postseason, forcing opponents to work harder to get a win.

Sport Demetrious Johnson Reacts to Not Being UFC 216 Main Event
Author: 0 Demetrious Johnson Reacts to Not Being UFC 216 Main Event

The latter, meanwhile, has repeatedly questioned whether McGregor is a legitimate champ, since he's never defended the belt and has fought just once at 155 in the UFC. We'll see what the energy is like'. "The next fight for Conor should be whoever wins this interim lightweight title", Ferguson said. He's got to defend or vacate.

Sport Twins come up short vs Yankees
Author: 0 Twins come up short vs Yankees

The 24-year-old outfielder/designated hitter will not be on the roster as the Twins take on the Yankees in the Bronx, the team revealed on Tuesday morning. With two on and one out, Didi Gregorius tied the game with a three-run home run. In all of the games that the two teams have played this century in the playoffs, the Twins have only won two of them.

Sport Indians Will Begin ALDS With Trevor Bauer, Corey Kluber
Author: 0 Indians Will Begin ALDS With Trevor Bauer, Corey Kluber

There is a not-small chance all this uproar about the Tribe's pitching alignment proves to be nothing more than unnecessary (perhaps even Bauer fuel) in the long run. So if Bauer flounders while one of the best pitchers in the game waits in the wings, it's a bad look. Kluber didn't start last year's ALDS opener against Boston, but that was because he was coming off a hamstring injury.

Sport Andrew Fifita turns back on Australia, defects to Tonga for RLWC
Author: 0 Andrew Fifita turns back on Australia, defects to Tonga for RLWC

It will be Fifita's first time representing Tonga, while brother David played for them on one occasion in 2016 and is a strong chance of being a selected once again. Unhappy with how the situation was handled, Taumalolo will instead represent Tonga at the World Cup. "I see with the new global rule change an opportunity to represent both Tonga and NZ throughout my career, I have and will always be proud to wear the Kiwis jersey".

Sport National Football League quarterback Cam Newton under fire for sexist remark
Author: 0 National Football League quarterback Cam Newton under fire for sexist remark

The comment did not seem to be malicious; rather, Newton seemed to actually find the idea of a female reporter asking about football Xs and Os amusing. Newton made a decision to preface his answer with a freakish "joke" about the hilarity of a female asking about route running. "He's being condescending to a reporter doing her job".

Sport World Cup bid committee narrows list of potential host cities to 32
Author: 0 World Cup bid committee narrows list of potential host cities to 32

Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto are each home to a Major League Soccer franchise, while Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium has hosted 19 men's national team matches since 1980. The following cities from the original list of 41 were not selected: Birmingham, Alabama; Cleveland; Indianapolis; Jacksonville, Florida; New Orleans; Ottawa, Ontario; Pittsburgh; Regina, Saskatchewan; and San Antonio.

Sport GOP leaders says no action on gun legislation
Author: 0 GOP leaders says no action on gun legislation

Police said they had no information about Paddock's motive, and that he had no criminal record and was not believed to be connected to any militant group. Many Democrats, including Sen. Murphy, a Democratic senator, has always been a proponent of stricter gun laws. But the general public is much more divided on the NRA.

Sport Warriors Make History in Annual NBA General Manager Survey
Author: 0 Warriors Make History in Annual NBA General Manager Survey

Seven percent said the Cavs would win it all. The GMs polled also picked Golden State as the team who's most fun to watch, and chose Oracle Arena's home-court advantage as the NBA's best. Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson was the top vote-getter at 24 percent. New York's Kristaps Porzingis came in second with 14 percent of the vote. The annual survey of NBA general managers conducted by NBA.com's John Schumann is here again, and the results aren't exactly surprising.

Sport Microsoft Acquires Virtual Reality Social Platform
Author: 0 Microsoft Acquires Virtual Reality Social Platform

Today Microsoft held a media event dedicated to its nascent Windows Mixed Reality platform , during which they unveiled the new free-to-play "experience", Halo Recruit . With dual 3.5-inch AMOLED displays , the Samsung HMD Odyssey delivers more vibrant colors, and deeper blacks, providing crisper, more lifelike images.

Sport Off-duty SDPD officer who helped wounded during shooting shares story
Author: 0 Off-duty SDPD officer who helped wounded during shooting shares story

Two members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department were hit by gunfire - one in the elbow, one in the thigh - and both are being transferred to Los Angeles-area hospitals, the department said. Andrew Dahring, former staff at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and current personnel at the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor's office, was among those injured, according to LASD officials.

Sport Premier League to decide on new TV money plan
Author: 0 Premier League to decide on new TV money plan

They also have the form of Marouane Fellaini - once booed by United fans - to be thankful for. So far this season they have looked every bit the title contenders they were built up to be. Ander Herrera has endured a frustrating start to the season, but you would not know it listening to him talk. They didn't pick up a single win , losing at Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, alongside only managing one goal on their travels.

Sport Harry Kane is worth more than £198million Neymar, insists Tony Gale
Author: 0 Harry Kane is worth more than £198million Neymar, insists Tony Gale

When asked about other potential contenders for the crown, Guardiola appeared to aim a dig at Spurs by suggesting that they were reliant on Kane's goals . The England global has been in terrific form this season, scoring 11 goals in nine matches for Mauricio Pochettino's outfit and he has been heralded as world class by many observers.

Sport D-backs starters on wild-card roster, Rockies go with 3
Author: 0 D-backs starters on wild-card roster, Rockies go with 3

The two teams met in the playoffs for the first time in 2007 NLCS, when the Rockies swept the Diamondbacks . Both teams commanded impressive records given that both teams have new managers at the helm this season and no one thought they'd be hot so soon.

Sport NBA GMs expect Lonzo Ball to win Rookie of the Year
Author: 0 NBA GMs expect Lonzo Ball to win Rookie of the Year

Ball , drafted second overall out of UCLA, received 62 percent of the preseason votes, while Philadelphia's Ben Simmons - the top pick in 2016 who sat all of last season with injury - received 24 percent. Also receiving votes were Sacramento Kings point guard De'Aaron Fox and third overall pick Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics . Gregg Poppovich was voted as the best coach for the seventh straight season, and his 83 percent of the vote is actually his lowest number in the last four ...

Sport Howe challenges Bournemouth to compete in Premier League
Author: 0 Howe challenges Bournemouth to compete in Premier League

Under the new plan, 35% of income would be distributed as "merit" payments based on league position, with the remaining 65% distributed equally to all clubs. The division's six wealthiest clubs - Manchester United , Manchester City , Chelsea , Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool - are all reportedly in favour of the proposal, but a majority of 14 is required for any change in the rules to be actioned and numerous smaller clubs remain vehemently opposed.

Sport Sean Dyche touted as Arsene Wenger replacement by Arsenal legend Ian Wright
Author: 0 Sean Dyche touted as Arsene Wenger replacement by Arsenal legend Ian Wright

Well legendary Gunners' striker Ian Wright has given his idea. Nacho Monreal's first Premier League goal since 2013 put Arsenal ahead in the early stages and Alex Iwobi wrapped up the points after the interval at the Emirates Stadium. "I don't think he will". He's done his groundwork with relatively smaller teams and got them set up well. Lauren formed part of an Arsenal side that notably went a whole league season without losing a single game back in 2003/04, but the former Gunners ...

Sport FS1 Knicks subway ad getting pulled
Author: 0 FS1 Knicks subway ad getting pulled

Fox Sports responded by making it clear that the campaign was to allow fans to choose sides on who they think is at fault leading to the current state of the Knicks . Fox Sports purchased the ads, which were originally meant to run for four weeks, according to an MTA spokesman. Other negative messages on individual seats read, "Can you fire an owner?', 'Should have traded for Kyrie", and 'Sit here if you blame Melo [Carmelo Anthony]'.

Sport History will be made in the next UFC featherweight title fight
Author: 0 History will be made in the next UFC featherweight title fight

Max Holloway , left, fights Jose Aldo during their UFC featherweight mixed martial arts bout in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 4. In that span, he's defeated the likes of Chad Mendes, Cub Swanson, Urijah Faber, and Yair Rodriguez . Having already held the 155 lb strap, Edgar will have the opportunity to become the fourth fighter to win belts in multiple UFC divisions. At age thirty-five, and having been through some serious wars, Edgar is closer to the end of the road than the beginning.

Sport Barcelona FC protests Catalonia violence by playing match in totally empty stadium
Author: 0 Barcelona FC protests Catalonia violence by playing match in totally empty stadium

Barcelona had openly backed the referendum and criticised the Spanish government for trying to impede the vote. "We don't want them to think that we dislike Spain", he added. Barca's Sergio Busquets scored for the first time in the league in three seasons to give the hosts the lead in the 49th minute, leaping to head in a curling corner from Messi.

Sport John Stones insists England must emulate Man City
Author: 0 John Stones insists England must emulate Man City

So, today we have John Stones talking at length about how England can replicate City's swashbuckling style and Kevin De Bruyne revealing that his team-mates sang the fans' chant about him after the weekend win at Chelsea . "As a player, I think I've always been moving in the right direction", Stones said . Everyone has their ups and downs. "We started this season off well as a team at club level and it was an important match against Chelsea".

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