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Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

Former University of Southern Mississippi standout Brian Dozier is enjoying an historic season in Major League Baseball with the Minnesota Twins. Butera's homer leading off the fifth pushed the Royals lead to two runs before the Twinscapitalized on a leadoff double by Buxton in the bottom half of the inning. Read More

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Poor pit stops slow down Kevin Harvick at Darlington

Now, he's seeking a much bigger honor. Truex also won the Coca-Cola 600 in May at Charlotte Motor Speedway . Truex stamped himself as a contender to be reckoned with when the Chase for the Championship starts in two weeks. "Those guys get paid a lot of money to perform on pit road, and cheerleading hasn't really been working". Harvick was second, followed by Kyle Larson, Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano. Read More

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Kohli retains top spot, Rahul, Rohit, Ashwin improve ICC T20I rankings

West Indies win pull the thriller against India by just one run as best finisher, MS Dhoni failed to take 2 runs off the last ball in the at Lauderhill on Saturday. For those who missed it, fear not, India and West Indies will do it all again on Sunday. Rahul scored his maiden t20 century and thus, became the third Indin player after Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma to score centuries in all the three format of the game. Read More

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Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone Official For UFC 205

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone Official For UFC 205

It's important to note that Lawler vs. Cerrone is not being tabbed as the main or co-main event, which means UFC 205 is set to be one of the greatest fight cards the company has ever put together. He twice defended the title before his loss. At the same time, a victory over Lawler, coupled with his three other victories at 170, should put Cerrone right in line for a title shot despite his current No. Read More

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Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kevin Harvick to win Southern 500

Truex led the final 28 laps and held off Kevin Harvick's powerhouse vehicle to win the Southern 500, closing the summer season with a second of Sprint Cup's "crown jewel" races on Labor Day weekend. Two poor pit stops cost Harvick track position with the second one - from a possible air wrench malfunction - sending him back to 12th with 84 laps to go Sunday night at Darlington Raceway . Read More

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Novak Djokovic advances at U.S. Open after Jiri Vesely withdraws

He hit second serves in the low 80s. One could easily tell the right arm injury was bothering him even after treatment, as his serve was clocked at only 100 miles per hour - or about 25 miles per hour less than his usual average. Despite claiming the treatment on his arm had only been "preventative", the 29-year-old was set for a more testing encounter against Vesely, ranked 49th in the world and who won their last encounter in Monte Carlo in April. Read More

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Rory McIlroy wins US PGA Deutsche Bank Championship

Rory McIlroy wins US PGA Deutsche Bank Championship

His head didn't drop. "Things can turn around really quickly in this game and they did this week". I got it four years ago, and someone just gave it to me and said it wasn't presented in four years. McIlroy's triumph is his first on the PGA Tour in 2016 and his second at the Deutsche Bank, following victory in 2012. The leading 70 after this weekend progress to next week's BMW Championship, where the field will be reduced to 30 for the Tour Championship on 22-25 September. Read More

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Button remains with McLaren but takes sabbatical

Button remains with McLaren but takes sabbatical

That is something I am really excited about. "I'm not saying when that'll happen, but I'm confident that that's what the McLaren-Honda team will achieve, and I'm determined to do my bit". "Having extended his contract to include 2017 and 2018, he'll continue to be a senior, influential and committed member of the team, and will remain centrally involved in the development of our cars". Read More

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Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint and model of mercy

He said that by canonising her, Francis is recognising that Mother Teresa not only shared the material poverty of the poor but the spiritual poverty of those who feel "unloved, unwanted, uncared for". Read the homily from the canonization Mass here: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/edward-pentin/pope-francis-st. -teresa-of-calcutta-was-a-generous-dispenser-of-gods-mercy. Read More

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Williams Sisters, Murray, Del Potro Lead Lineup at US Open

Williams eventually closed out the first set 6-1 with help from another Siegemund groundstroke error . Williams's first two points of the match were crunching aces that left the 47th-ranked Larsson frozen in her tracks, setting the tone for an afternoon where the 22-times grand slam champion was dominant in the rallies (24 winners) and on her serve (six aces ). Read More

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Lewis Hamilton fastest in Italian Grand Prix practice

Lewis Hamilton fastest in Italian Grand Prix practice

Hamilton can become the first driver since racing great Juan Manuel Fangio in 1955 to win at Monza three consecutive years. Hamilton was two tenths faster than Rosberg during the mid-session qualifying simulations, with the Ferrari pairing of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen finishing third and fourth and giving the home "tifosi" crowd some optimism for the rest of the weekend. Read More

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Paes, Sania, Bopanna ease into 2nd round

Paes, Sania, Bopanna ease into 2nd round

Rohan Bopanna and his Danish partner Frederik Nielsen had to dig deep against 16th seeds Radek Stepanek and Nenad Zimonjic in the men's doubles encounter. The duo will meet the victor of the match between Swiss Viktorija Golubic and USAs Nicole Melichar and US-German combo of Madison Brengle and Tatjana Maria. Read More

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