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G6: Either a clinch, or we’re going 7

By Anthony Castrovince, Jamal Collier and Brian McTaggart  HOUSTON -- The home-field edge has been oddly nonexistent in this World Series, but try telling that to a Houston team returning to Minute Maid Park just a win away from a championship. The Astros have got that feeling and the Nationals are reeling after everything was upended at Nationals Park over the weekend. Game 6 tonight -- Justin Verlander ;Stephen Strasburg -- will be a test of just how deep this road-tested title bout can go. If the Nats can somehow humble Houston and extend this thing to a glorious Game 7 on Wednesday night, it will…
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Betts channels aggression into five-RBI night

Reigning MVP homers on first two pitches he sees from Twins' Berrios By Ian Browne BOSTON -- Mookie Betts went into his best mode -- or was it beast mode? -- on Wednesday night at Fenway Park. That would be attack mode. The star leadoff man tore into Twins ace Jose Berrios with an aggressive approach that sparked the Red Sox to a 6-2 victory at Fenway Park. • Box score In a dominant display of hitting, Betts walloped a first-pitch fastball into the Green Monster Seats to lead off the bottom of the first, and he then hit a first-pitch curve for…
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Despite David Andrews injury, for Ted Karras it’s business as usual

By Megan O'Brien, Patriots Staff Writer As Ted Karras prepares for his fourth season opener as a Patriot, he’s taking a business as usual approach. The news of David Andrews being out for the 2019 season has a huge impact on Karras and the rest of the offensive line. Not only is Andrews their teammate, he’s their friend and leader, but as the saying goes in New England, it’s next man up "It's one of those things, it’s tough, especially at the beginning of the season," Karras said of Andrews. "But everyone has to prepare, and we have to do…
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Transcript: Tom Brady 9/4

Q: You worked really hard to earn your job. Do you ever feel territorial about it? TB: About keeping my job? Q: Yes. TB: I think that's the nature of this position, and it's a very competitive position. I think it's a great privilege. I've always felt when a team trusts you to be a quarterback and they put the ball in your hands, it's a great show of trust they have in you, and I think that you need to earn it every day. So I don't think that you can rest on things that have happened in the…
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Folclor y danza marcan fin de los Juegos Panamericanos

Los Juegos Panamericanos de Lima 2019 contaron con la mayor participación de deportistas de la historia. by DW Los Juegos Panamericanos tocaron su fin este domingo (), con un Estados Unidos que se llevó a manos llenas el oro que había en Lima 2019, mientras que Brasil se despidió con el segundo mayor cargamento. Los peruanos, grandes anfitriones, pasaron la antorcha a Santiago, tras haber organizado unos Juegos que desafiaron el frío y la humedad, y que rompieron sus propios récords en 50 años. Después de 17 días de competencias, concluyó la cita multideportiva más grande del planeta antes de…
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J.D. leads the way as Red Sox trounce Angels

By Jessica Camerato, reporter/editor for based in Boston BOSTON -- 1,495 feet. That’s the combined distance  Martinez covered with his two home runs and two doubles in the Red Sox’s dominating 16-4 win over the Angels on Friday night at Fenway Park. The designated hitter recorded the 14th multi-home run game of his career, and the fourth of this season. He last did it on June 14 at Baltimore. “When he gets locked in like this, it’s fun to watch,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. • Box score With a 4-for-5 evening (including four RBIs and four runs scored), Martinez extended…
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Colombia vence en penales a Argentina y se queda con el oro panamericano en fútbol femenino

Las cafeteras celebran su primera medalla dorada en el fútbol femenino desde que este deporte se estrenó en Winnipeg 1999. Además, obtuvieron la plata en la edición pasada. La selección colombiana de fútbol femenino conquistó este viernes () la medalla de oro en los Juegos Panamericanos Lima 2019, tras vencer en la tanda de penales por 7-6 a su par de Argentina. La final se decidió desde el punto de sentencia en el estadio San Marcos después de que los equipos empataran 1-1 en el tiempo reglamentario y no lograran romper la igualdad en el tiempo suplementario. Las colombianas anotaron siete…
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El Consejo Honorario del Schalke pisotea sus propios principios en el caso Tönnies

A pesar de los comentarios racistas, el consejo honorario del FC Schalke 04 deja en el cargo a Clemens Tönnies, presidente del Consejo de Vigilancia del club. El comité viola así los principios del club. \ DW/ Sten Ziemons Andreas El Consejo Honorario del FC Schalke tardó muchas horas en tomar una decisión en el caso de Clemens Tönnies, presidente del Consejo de Vigilancia del club alemán. Al final de la noche, después de una larga reunión, el resultado fue una medida blanda: Tönnies no será castigado, no será excluido del club, ni siquiera retirado de su puesto. El presidente…
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Meet Team MAPFRE

  MAPFRE wins leg 8 Newport, Rhode Island MAPFRE return to the Volvo Ocean Race and their goal could not be clearer – to win the Volvo Ocean Race trophy for the first time in Spain’s history. Skipper Xabi Fernández has built a mixed and multinational squad brimming with honours – from Olympic gold medallists and America’s Cup winners, to some of the most highly regarded offshore sailors on the planet. After finishing in fourth place last time out, it’s fair to say that MAPFRE look stronger than ever before in 2017-18. Skipper: Xabi Fernández Date of Birth: 19 October 1976 In: Ibarra,…
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Team Brunel keep upper hand – but it’s not over yet

Will Carson Team Brunel were on the brink of Leg 8 victory on Monday as they led the seven-strong Volvo Ocean Race fleet towards Newport, USA, with a 14-mile advantage. The Dutch crew, skippered by esteemed round the world yachtsman Bouwe Bekking, were speeding up after making it through a light wind patch lying 200 miles from the finish line ahead of their rivals. At 0700 UTC their lead had been reduced to just seven miles, pressed hard by Franco-Chinese outfit Dongfeng Race Team, but by 1300 the new breeze had allowed them to double that. Brunel had just miles…
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