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Sports Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract
Author: 0 Warriors owner tried to offer Curry below-max contract

Veteran Jimmy Butler was the Wolves' best player with an all-around performance - 15 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds. With that win, the Minnesota Timberwolves improved their preseason record so far to 2-0 which has given fans a glimpse of what may be to come this season with their reloaded roster.

Sports Rupp bursts clear to claim rare home Chicago Marathon win
Author: 0 Rupp bursts clear to claim rare home Chicago Marathon win

The 31-year-old from Portland, running in only his fourth marathon, clocked two hours, nine minutes and 20 seconds to take the victory after finishing second in the Boston Marathon six months ago. Rupp made his move in the 24th mile and there was no catching him as America's wait for a first male victor of the race since Khalid Khannouchi finally ended.

Sports Chris Eubank Jr overwhelms Avni Yildirim in Stuttgart
Author: 0 Chris Eubank Jr overwhelms Avni Yildirim in Stuttgart

Eubank, if he wasn't beforehand, is now being tipped to take home the Ali Trophy at the finale next May, but could have been backed pre-tournament at 33/1 to knock out all three opponents in the competition. Yildirim was dictating the tempo from the centre of the ring early on but was suddenly caught by an uppercut and sank to his knees to take the count.

Author: 0 Takeaways set the tone for Spartans in victory over Wolverines

The Wolverines opened with a 16-play, 64-yard drive that took almost 7 minutes off the clock, but they had to settle for a field goal and a 3-0 lead. Lewerke completed 11 of 22 passes for 94 yards. Michigan State's Madre London , filling in for LJ Scott , had a 50-yard run and finished with 59 yards rushing on 10 carries and had a TD reception.

Sports Keys to Victory in Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 5 Matchup
Author: 0 Keys to Victory in Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 5 Matchup

Pittsburgh leads the all time series 12-11. The No. 4 overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft has scored a TD in each of his first four regular-season games as a pro, with his 285 rushing yards to date putting him in a tie with Devonta Freeman for the seventh-highest total in the league in that category.

Sports Nationals defeat Cubs in NLDS Game 2
Author: 0 Nationals defeat Cubs in NLDS Game 2

But after accumulating four hits through the first 16 innings of the postseason, NL East champion Washington broke out with five runs and four hits, led by 2015 NL MVP Harper and longtime face of the franchise Zimmerman . Bryce Harper's curtain call was forceful, just like the swing he used to revive the Nationals . The ruling was upheld. "Everything has been wonderful", he added, not mentioning any final scores, like, you know , a 6-3 that looked like a mortal 3-1 lock for the Cubs .

Sports NFL Total Predictions: Will the Packers, Cowboys hit the over? 10/6/17
Author: 0 NFL Total Predictions: Will the Packers, Cowboys hit the over? 10/6/17

They can't give up ten points against a Packer team that's going to score a heck of a lot of points. "We're going to stress our team a little more than we probably have the first couple weeks because of our injuries ". Adams is now listed as questionable for this contest and one has to wonder about his effectiveness if he does in fact suit up for the game . On offense, the Cowboys' lack of success on first down could prove to be a problem if they are once again dependent on Dak ...

Sports Shikhar Dhawan hopes India emulate Australia's past success
Author: 0 Shikhar Dhawan hopes India emulate Australia's past success

Axar Patel is replaced by Kuldeep Yadav and thus India will play two wrist-spinners in Ranchi . "There is a reason why he is the first-choice captain in all three formats", Finch said after the game. "I think Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma will open in the T20Is". "I thought on that wicket, to Kuldeep, sweeping was a safer option than taking him over the top".

Author: 0 Kante suffers injury blow

Kante will be assessed by the France medical staff ahead of Tuesday's game against Belarus and Chelsea supporters will certainly hope that the 26-year-old's injury isn't a serious problem. The injury compounded a miserable night for Kante individually, who became the butt of the joke when he was given a rather large mascot who obscured most of his face when the anthems were being sung.

Sports Ferrari's Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice
Author: 0 Ferrari's Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice

Vettel set the pace in that session with a one minute, 29.166 second lap, edging out his Formula One championship rival Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes at the top of the timesheets. "Valtteri wasn't a threat, so I took a bit more risk, but it didn't work. It feels back to normal , so I'm ready to race". "I love the track". The top 10 at this time were: Bottas, Hamilton, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Alonso, Perez, Massa, Gasly, Stroll and Vettel.

Sports MLB Playoff Prediction: The Path to a Historical Rematch
Author: 0 MLB Playoff Prediction: The Path to a Historical Rematch

That is true, and we hate to spoil the suspense. These teams have met in the World Series 11 times, with the Yankees winning eight — but they've split four meetings since the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles . There to see it, from the Dodgers' radio booth, is Rick Monday, whose homer as a Dodger in another N.L.C.S. And, while no one here is asking Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg to atone for the sins of Joe Cronin and Frank Howard, these Nationals are acutely aware of the failures ...

Sports Las Vegas gunman left cryptic numeric note in room
Author: 0 Las Vegas gunman left cryptic numeric note in room

Investigators found thousands of rounds of ammunition in Paddock's Mandalay Bay hotel room, plus more in his vehicle, in addition to Tannerite, an explosive substance. "All we know is he was looking at sites in the area of Fenway Park". Her statement was read outside the Federal Bureau of Investigation's office in Los Angeles by her lawyer, Matthew Lombard , this past Wednesday.

Sports Hall of Fame forward Connie Hawkins passes away at 75
Author: 0 Hall of Fame forward Connie Hawkins passes away at 75

Connie Hawkins , basketball's dazzling NY playground great who soared and swooped his way to the Hall of Fame, has died. Hawkins was born in Brooklyn and became one of the city's playground legends. The post player spent time with the Pittsburgh Rens of the American Basketball League and showcased his terrific ball-handling ability with the Harlem Globetrotters before getting his chance in the professional ranks with the ABA's Pittsburgh Pipers in 1967.

Sports Penn State Unveils Argyle Throwback End Zone Design For This Week's Game
Author: 0 Penn State Unveils Argyle Throwback End Zone Design For This Week's Game

On Thursday, however, the offensive coordinator found himself answering questions about why the Nittany Lions' offense sputtered in the red zone, scored only 21 points and made a lot of mistakes in Saturday's 21-19 win at Iowa . "Entering the season, a lot of people talked about, would we be able to maintain our explosiveness pushing the ball down the field in the pass game", Moorhead said.

Sports Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee to claim interim lightweight title
Author: 0 Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee to claim interim lightweight title

UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Friday he remains optimistic McGregor could fight by the end of the year. Lee followed up with a hard right hand but had his legs kicked out from underneath him as he stepped forward. Lee landed the first takedown of the fight, but barely managed to escape from a risky submission before earning top-control. Lee was on top and was raining punches down on him.

Author: 0 Ghana coach Samuel Fabin insists team deserved win over Colombia

The Colombians went in search of an equalizer after the break, with their best chance falling to substitute Deiber Caicedo. His shot beat Ghana goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim but was inches wide of the post. In the Ghana-Colombia match, both teams made nearly equal forays into the opponents' half. Ibrahim in particular troubled the opposition defence to no end as coach Fabin said that the forward had not played the Under-17 African Cup of Nations but had been raring to go at the World Cup ...

Sports How to Watch Wisconsin vs. Nebraska
Author: 0 How to Watch Wisconsin vs. Nebraska

The Blackshirt defense held the Badgers to a field goal on their first offensive possession. With the loss, the Big Red falls to 3-3 on the season and 2-1 in Big Ten play. A Taylor 75-yard scamper regained momentum for the Badgers on the next drive, helping them pull away for a 17-7 lead. The atmosphere fueled by 89,860 fans was never louder than when safety Aaron Williams took back an Alex Hornibrook pass 14 yards for a pick-six to tie the game 17-17 a few minutes into the third quarter.

Sports Ohio State's Branden Bowen breaks leg in win over Maryland
Author: 0 Ohio State's Branden Bowen breaks leg in win over Maryland

He didn't complete a pass until the second quarter and was sacked four times before being shaken up and leaving the game in the third. Ohio State DT Dre'Mont Jones will miss a second game after cutting himself in the locker room and getting stitches.

Sports Analysis points: No. 1 Alabama 27, Texas A&M 19
Author: 0 Analysis points: No. 1 Alabama 27, Texas A&M 19

He also is responsible for four takeaways with three interceptions and a fumble recovery. A&M has run the ball well this season with Ford (57 carries, 302 yards), Trayveon Williams (66-384) and Kendall Bussey (36-218) sharing the carries.

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