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Sports Cheering fans greet World Series champion Astros
Author: 0 Cheering fans greet World Series champion Astros

Just days after the Houston Astros won the World Series, some of the team's members stopped by the Weekend Update desk on Saturday Night Live to pay studio 8H a visit. "Houston, we did it, these guys did it", Astros manager A.J. Hinch said at the rally, pointing to players standing behind him and then thanking them.

Sports Finn, Ali to miss 1st 2 games of England tour of Australia
Author: 0 Finn, Ali to miss 1st 2 games of England tour of Australia

They will thus also miss the two-day warm-up matches that get underway in Perth on Sunday. The spin bowling all-rounder is expected to return to full training some time during the middle of the month ahead of the tour game in Townsville. The England camp is not unduly concerned by the possibility of his being sidelined any longer than that. It is also understood he twisted his leg while attempting to play the next ball and that is when he started to experience more pain.

Author: 0 Viral video of Florida officer punching woman at UM game under investigation

But, as they lift her over their heads, she takes a few swings at one officer, finally connecting on a second attempt. "That girl just won a lawsuit courtesy of this video", @AkajohnnyB tweeted. The officer then hits her in the head with his right fist, causing the woman to crumble as she is carried out of camera range. She did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment.

Sports Conte: I don't know if Luiz has a future at Chelsea
Author: 0 Conte: I don't know if Luiz has a future at Chelsea

The desire from my players, the fight and will to help each other", said relieved Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after a tough week. Conte and Mourinho have traded barbs on several occasions this season and only this week the Italian claimed it was a miracle Chelsea managed to win the Premier League last season given the mess he inherited from Mourinho.

Sports Senators acquire Duchene, send Turris to Nashville in three-team deal
Author: 0 Senators acquire Duchene, send Turris to Nashville in three-team deal

Duchene, 27, the third overall pick of the 2009 draft, was removed from Sunday's game against the Islanders when word of a deal came down. At the time, the trade was not yet official. Full details of the trade were not immediately available. Duchene, who's in the penultimate year of his contract and will earn $6 million this season, has played in 13 games in 2017-18 and tallied ten points ( four goals, six assists ) with a plus-2 net rating.

Sports Travis Kelce Wins Chiefs' Potato Sack Race In Hilarious TD Celebration
Author: 0 Travis Kelce Wins Chiefs' Potato Sack Race In Hilarious TD Celebration

That's never a good call. Hill split Dallas' sleeping defense and scored on a dump-off Hail Mary. But momentum started to swing in the Chiefs' favor. The Cowboys saw a 14-3 lead turn into a 17-14 deficit in a little more than six minutes of game action. Safety Jeff Heath followed the first sack of rookie defensive Taco Charlton's career with an interception of Smith with 5:12 left in the game.

Sports Mike Evans regrets blindside hit on Saints' Marshon Lattimore
Author: 0 Mike Evans regrets blindside hit on Saints' Marshon Lattimore

Lattimore then pushed Winston in response. Evans was flagged for the hit, a 15-yard penalty. It's very childish. I shouldn't have (done) that. He did that by starting a fight with Saints rookie cornerback Marshon Lattimore . Quickly, more players arrived to get into the fracas, after which Evans surprisingly wasn't ejected. Then Evans flew in for the tackle. "I shouldn't have hit him in his back like that", Evans said.

Sports Atlanta Falcons vs. Panthers
Author: 0 Atlanta Falcons vs. Panthers

On the fourth-down run, tight end Austin Hooper was flagged for a personal foul penalty, moving the ball 15 yards in Carolina's favor and setting up the Panthers at the 50-yard line. For Atlanta, the Falcons aren't entirely out of it, as they still have five division games still left on the slate. A deconstructed flea-flicker to Curtis Samuel went for 14 yards, while a reverse play was carried by Russell Shepard for 11 yards.

Sports Jared Goff throws 4 touchdown passes in Rams' blowout win over Giants
Author: 0 Jared Goff throws 4 touchdown passes in Rams' blowout win over Giants

The team showed nowhere near that much fight on Sunday against a 6-2 Rams that team that had traveled 3,000 miles for the 1 p.m. kickoff in front of an announced crowd of 76,877 that was reduced to a few hundred by the end. The Giants are looking to avoid an 1-7 start, which would be their worst since 1980 under former coach Ray Perkins. The Rams did place backup safety Cody Davis on injured reserved on Friday, which means he will be unavailable to play for at least the next eight weeks.

Sports NFL Fights: AJ Green Beats Jalen Ramsey Real Proper
Author: 0 NFL Fights: AJ Green Beats Jalen Ramsey Real Proper

Ramsey pushed Green to the ground following a play. In a chaotic sequence after a humdrum, 1-yard rushing play, the 29-year-old star crept behind Ramsey, dragged him down by the neck, then unloaded on him with a closed fist to the helmet.

Sports Marblehead native Shalane Flanagan wins NYC marathon
Author: 0 Marblehead native Shalane Flanagan wins NYC marathon

On the men's side, Geoffrey Kamworwor was the victor in an unofficial 2:10:53, three years faster than Wilson Kipsang in a race that marked the 26th and final marathon as a professional for Meb Keflezighi, Now 42, the man whose bib says simply "Meb", won the NYC marathon in 2009 and the Boston Marathon in 2014.

Sports Explainer for Republican tax bill name drops Warriors' Stephen Curry
Author: 0 Explainer for Republican tax bill name drops Warriors' Stephen Curry

The GOP on Thursday unveiled the 429-page plan which, of course, is proving devisive. This is money that passes through a business to its owners and is now taxed at the individual rate. The benefit is that, in Kansas, LLCs are not subject to state income tax . However, Curry poking fun at the whole ordeal is in line with the nonchalant attitude he's consistently shown toward Trump's prior direct attempts to troll him.

Sports Liberia's Supreme Court to rule Monday on delaying election
Author: 0 Liberia's Supreme Court to rule Monday on delaying election

The Supreme Court of Liberia Wednesday has ordered a suspension of the November 7 presidential election run-off in order to consider a challenge of the first round results. However Brumskine said he would respect the Supreme Court's decision, due on Friday at 2pm (1400 GMT), on whether to allow the runoff to go ahead. Boakai's Unity Party has said it backs Brumskine's complaint and joined him in alleging that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had "interfered" in the election by meeting polling ...

Author: 0 WTA Tour: Julia Georges claims career-best win at WTA Elite Trophy

Julia Goerges defeated CoCo Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-1 in the WTA Elite Trophy final on Sunday. Graf, a 22-time major victor, first spotted a 14-year-old Barty at a training camp she hosted with husband and fellow great Andre Agassi about seven years ago.

Sports Eagles coach Doug Pederson unsure RB Jay Ajayi will play against Broncos
Author: 0 Eagles coach Doug Pederson unsure RB Jay Ajayi will play against Broncos

It will not get any easier for this squad as the next two games are against the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots. This unit has been tasked with protecting Osweiler, who has not started a regular season game this year. To open the formation too often against the Eagles' aggressive defensive front could invite more trouble. Are they Eagles the cream of the crop? Carolina returns home off a stretch of four road games in five weeks.

Sports JJ Spaun shoots 65 to take PGA Tour lead in Vas Vegas
Author: 0 JJ Spaun shoots 65 to take PGA Tour lead in Vas Vegas

Hossler and Spaun, both winless on the PGA Tour, were at 9-under 204 - the highest leading third-round total by six strokes since the tournament went to one course in 2008. "Coming from Southern California (Mission Viejo), youre kind of in a bubble with ideal weather and no wind". Certainly there were some windy days in Texas.

Sports Son breaks Premier League record as Spurs edge Palace
Author: 0 Son breaks Premier League record as Spurs edge Palace

At the other end, Harry Kane's volley lacked the power to beat Palace keeper Julian Speroni. Tottenham Hotspur got back to winning ways in domestic football as Son Heung-Min's goal proved enough to see off an unlucky Crystal Palace at Wembley.

Sports California party bus shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 wounded
Author: 0 California party bus shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 wounded

Saul Rodriguez, of Santa Monica police. The shooting happened near Ocean Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, just outside the entrance to the pier, and police responded at about 1 a.m., officials said . Police say two or three men opened fire on the other bus, hitting several people inside, then ran off. The Santa Monica Police Department is working with LAPD to find the gunman.

Sports Jimmy Fallon's mother Gloria dies in NY hospital
Author: 0 Jimmy Fallon's mother Gloria dies in NY hospital

Jimmy Fallon is leaning on the ones he loves during tough personal times. The night before, Jimmy canceled a taping of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to be by his mother's side. "I was one of those kids who, if I hung around another kid for an hour, I was that kid", Fallon told Spin magazine in 2000. "My dad was in Vietnam, and he was in a doo-wop group".

Sports Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Bermane Stiverne in First Round, Keeps Heavyweight Title
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Bermane Stiverne in First Round, Keeps Heavyweight Title

The stoppage improved Wilder's record to 39-0 with 38 knockouts and continues his quest to face IBF champion Anthony Joshua of England in a potential mega-fight in 2018. I know I'm the champion.I know I'm the best. "I've been waiting for a long time baby. Are you up for the test?" "You know I've been waiting on that fight for a long time now.me versus A-Juicing-J", Deontay stated post-fight while openly accusing Anthony Joshua of using performance enhancing drugs.