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Gordon's homer breaks Major League Baseball single-season home run record

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Rookies had hit 708 home runs entering Tuesday, the most ever and almost twice as many as rookies hit in 2000. The 30 major-league teams have a chance to collectively make home run history Tuesday. That would be up 47 per cent from 4,186 in 2014. Yonder Alonso has blasted 25 after never hitting more than nine. Another 15 players have at least 18 home runs this season, so we will eventually see a record for number of 20-homer hitters this season as well. Read More »

More than 90 dead in Mexico 7.1 quake

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Since then, the city has taken some steps to manage the risk from future quakes - such as updating building codes near the capital and launching an natural disaster early warning system - but many parts of the country still suffer from a lack of safe infrastructure. Read More »

Beaumont smashes world record on Panaracers

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Since then it has been broken by other riders, with the previous record set at 123 days. From there he flew to Perth in western Australia and crossed the country as well as neighbouring New Zealand before flying on to Anchorage in Alaska. Read More »

Former NFL CB Charles Tillman Reportedly Training to Join FBI

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Former Chicago Bears defensive back Charles "Peanut" Tillman has made some appearances on tv as an analyst in his post-NFL life, but he's now training for a completely different line of work. "Special agent Garrett Croon, the spokesperson for the FBI's Chicago bureau, declined to confirm whether Tillman is training with the FBI, saying the bureau "[doesn't] speak about personnel matters". Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. cruises at Chicagoland Speedway, adds to Chase lead

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More important is the fact that a win matters above all, and points don't matter when the title decider takes place at Homestead. After a disastrous performance at Chicagoland, his prospects look dim. When the smoke cleared, he was in 30th place. On the restart, Truex jumped to the lead and never looked back. He was less than thrilled. "It would be nice to get a little quicker, but yeah, it's been a great year". Read More »

After bloodied nose, Dustin Pedroia expected in Red Sox lineup Wednesday

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Clevinger has thrown just over 23 innings and allowed one earned run in his last four starts. The 34-year-old is still effective when healthy, however, and is a key part of the Red Sox offense when in the lineup. At a time when the Yankees will have to do more than just play ideal baseball for the duration of the regular season, any minute edge they can pick up along the way has the potential to serve as a deciding factor in this tight divisional race. Read More »

Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza

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Rafah: Hamas leader Ismail Haniyah reiterated his party's readiness for Palestinian reconciliation on Tuesday, on his return from Egypt to the Gaza Strip. The group won legislative elections in 2006 and the following year seized control of the Gaza Strip from Abbas' forces, leaving the Palestinian president in charge of autonomous enclaves in the West Bank. Read More »

National Hockey League veteran Brian Boyle diagnosed with leukemia

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The 10-year National Hockey League veteran said he looks forward to returning to the ice, perhaps even in the Devils' season opener on October 7. Michael Farber said that Boyle's issue is treatable. He played five seasons with the Rangers from 2009-14, registering 44 goals and 46 assists before he was traded to the Lightning. The Devils signed him for his veteran leadership and faceoff abilities. Read More »

Annemiek van Vleuten storms to World Time Trial title

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The 32-year-old, who has one gold, two silvers and three bronzes in the format, eventually crossed the line 55.73 seconds behind Dutch victor Annemiek Van Vleuten, and 37 seconds outside of a podium place. It is a rare non-appearance on the podium for the 32-year-old, whose first world championships medal was a bronze when riding for her native Denmark in 2009. Read More »

Ferrari remain hopeful following Singapore crash

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Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton , who won the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, has revealed that he has been drawing inspiration from his hero Ayrton Senna. I capitalised on the incident. "I came here today really thinking it was about damage limitation, and we've come out ahead". The Guardian's Giles Richards concurred with that assessment, writing: 'The crash was investigated after the race by the stewards and adjudged to be a racing incident, with no further action to be ... Read More »

Aston Martin Considering Engine Supplier Role in Formula 1

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Max Verstappen says his Red Bull's engine requires some "fine tuning" after lacking top-end speed on the straights to close the gap to team-mate Daniel Ricciardo at the top of the timesheet in Singapore . Renault and Red Bull have both described as "speculation" reports that they will be ending their engine partnership after next season. Porsche has flagged its intentions to also supply engines in Formula 1, but wouldn't pull the trigger until new regulations are in place - like Aston. Read More »

Andrew Bogut to sign 1-year deal with Lakers, agent says

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Zubac is entering his second year in the National Basketball Association, while Bryant will play his first season. This pick-up makes a lot of sense for the Lakers . The partial guarantee on the contract, though, effectively protects the Lakers against any potential injuries the center may suffer in training camp or preseason. Read More »

Shaw in line for United return in cup clash

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Matteo Darmian was left exposed during the 2-2 draw with Stoke City earlier this month and Everton, as Gary Neville pointed out whilst commentating, enjoyed plenty of space in behind Ashley Young last weekend. "I know the quality of the Championship and I know if we don't take the game seriously we are going to lose". Juan Mata, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford are also involved despite having played a part in each top-flight match this term. Read More »

Dolphins suspend linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely

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Miami's decision to suspend Timmons indefinitely says that the team is concerned with the linebacker. The linebacker said afterwards that he wanted to return and play for the Dolphins . Timmons violated that over the weekend by disappearing the night before the opener against the Los Angeles Chargers . On Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Timmons is "doing much better [Monday] and wants to resume playing immediately". Read More »

Hughie Fury not worrying about the judges

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But the British Boxing Board of Control [BBBoC] has agreed to a compromise and instead handed the fight to fellow British official Marcus McDonnell while O'Connor becomes one of the fight's three judges instead. "You made me wait for so long, now you're going to get punished for it". Champion Parker added: "He [Higgins] definitely proved a point and everyone heard it so now I think everyone is aware". Read More »

Hodgson keen to see more Crystal Palace against Huddersfield

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They now welcome Huddersfield , who beat them 3-0 at Selhurst Park on the opening day of the season. Hodgson's options are strengthened by the availability of Mamadou Sakho and Pape Souare, the latter a year after suffering a broken jaw and thigh in a vehicle crash. Read More »

Second man arrested over Parsons Green bomb was refugee from Syria

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On Saturday, British police raided a home near London just hours after making their first arrest in the investigation of the train bombing. Following the arrests, the UK's terror threat level was downgraded from "critical" to "severe", indicating another attack is highly likely but no longer believed to be imminent. Read More »

Eagles' Chris Long to fund Charlottesville scholarships

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On Tuesday, it was announced that Long would be making efforts to help his hometown. The veteran player, signed by the Eagles in March, has drawn headlines for his outspokenness, like when he supported teammate Malcolm Jenkins' pregame national anthem demonstration. Read More »

Million People Live in Slavery

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The second report , Global estimates of child labour: Results and trends, 2012-2016, was produced by the ILO and provides the most recent data on the extent of child labour. About 37 percent (or 5.7 million) of those who were forced to marry were children. Children who were in commercial sexual exploitation (where the victim is a child, there is no requirement of force) represented 21 per cent of total victims in this category of abuse. Read More »

Man Utd boss Mourinho: Premier League never been more hard to win

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Gabriel Jesus scored the third goal in the 37th minute. "So as (Jose) Mourinho and people have said before, Manchester United finished sixth a year ago". The Reds were strong favourites to beat Burnley at Anfield, but had to come from behind to secure a point after Scott Arfield had given the Clarets a surprise lead. Read More »

Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on

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One of the study's authors, Robert Stern, addressed an issue with playing tackle football at a young age, per Belson: "The brain is going through this incredible time of growth between the years of 10 and 12, and if you subject that developing brain to repetitive head impacts, it may cause problems later in life". Read More »

Greg Olsen (foot) expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks

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Pick a job on offense, and the Bills didn't do it well. "This is something that obviously will take a little bit of time, but sometimes that's just a part the game". But Funchess said afterwards he was less concerned with getting the ball and more concerned that the team picked up its second win in as many games. I've said that before. Read More »

Italian great Rossi not ruling out return to MotoGP in Spain

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He will decide by the end of Wednesday, September 20th, whether he will hop on the bike and be part of this weekend's race, the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon. Rossi immediately underwent surgery and he remains hopeful of featuring for Movistar Yamaha at this weekend's race in Alcaniz. In 2010, it took Rossi six weeks before returning after he broke his right leg in practice for the Italian Grand Prix. Read More »

Edmond Tarverdyan Still Wants Ronda Rousey To Fight Cris 'Cyborg'

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Rousey was unable to answer Nunes' superior striking ability and ridiculous power, as she was made quick work of after being knocked out in just 48 seconds. If injuries weren't there and everything was where it was, we would take that fight and I'm telling you she's too slow for us. "I've spoken to her, but I don't know if she'll do it", he added. Read More »

Jose Mourinho 'loves' Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and wants deal done

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Milinkovic-Savic has only recently caught the eye of various big clubs but any Lazio fan will tell you that the Serbian has been an ebullient force in the middle for the past year. "It's hard to see him away from Lazio, where he has started the season very well, but I can't rule out him leaving". "Sergej is happy with keeping on his experience at Lazio, in a team definitely able to be a contender for Serie A top three ranking positions, as well as winning Europa League". Read More »

Garth Crooks compares Arsenal's Kolasinac to a toilet after Chelsea

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Christensen is a very young player but I think he is a good player and I trust him". I hope, also, to be more lucky with the refereeing decisions - for us, and also for the opponents. For sure there was a foul. The Blues have recovered impressively with four straight wins after the opening-day home defeat by Burnley - but Stamford Bridge was seething with frustration at the final whistle here. Read More »

Latest Rumours on Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho

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The 25-year-old admitted his head had been turned by the interest, but rejected the notion it was inevitable he would leave Anfield next... I'm in a place where I'm very respected by everyone and I also always respect everyone. Barcelona are once again linked with Liverpool , but not for Philippe Coutinho as the Catalans reportedly now set their sights on the fast-paced Senegalese. Read More »

Mercedes feels sympathy for "awful" Ferrari situation

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Toto Wolff says Mercedes cannot afford to rest on its laurels despite the remarkable turnaround at the Singapore Grand Prix which moved the team closer towards both Formula One championships. "At the Monaco Grand Prix he was in the lead and hit the wall". If it was that easy then we'd all solve it in a flash. That is not the case. "Of course the world championship is only won when it is won". Read More »

The judge behind Canelo-GGG controversy has been exiled

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Asked about Byrd's lopsided scorecard, which had Golovkin winning just the fourth and seventh rounds, he replied, "unbelievable". Even the often gracious and mild-mannered Glolovkin showed agitation for the result after the fight. But..." I'm not making any excuses. The two best middleweights and two of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the sport offered contrasting, if both attacking, styles. Read More »

Conte set to rotate for Nottingham Forest clash

However, Chelsea fans will be pleased to see the 26-year-old winger is ready to be included in his starting line up for tomorrow's game against Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup. "I think now it is very important for him to adapt himself to this league because this league is not simple, it is a physical league". David Luiz is suspended for the clash with Mark Warburton's side after being dismissed for a risky late challenge on Gunners defender Sead Kolasinac and it appears very much ... Read More »

Singapore Grand Prix: Circuit to host race until at least 2021

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The announcement, prolonging the distinctive night race which has been dubbed F1's "crown jewel" and the "Monaco of the East", comes after neighbouring Malaysia chose to cancel its grand prix, citing rising costs. It has also created good opportunities for Singaporeans and the local business community. But cost issues arose in 1983 - the final year of Formula One at the track - and the high expense of hosting the race saw the venue turn its back on F1 in favour of the more U.S. Read More »

Eden Hazard confirmed to start in EFL Cup

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Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda can be a success in a number of different midfield positions and as a wing-back, according to manager Antonio Conte . "But he improved a lot and he can continue to improve a lot in his career to become one of the best". Kenedy is also set to make his first appearance since being sent from the club's pre-season tour of China. Read More »