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A suburban woman who waited 1-8 years for the Cubs to win a World Series died shortly after the Chicago team accomplished their historic feat last week. "Over several years World Vision has accepted hundreds of official shirts and caps from the sporting world immediately following big events", Jim Fischerkeller, senior director of corporate engagement, said in a statement, the Chicago Tribune reported .
  • Manchester United defender Chris Smalling suffers broken toe

    Manchester United defender Chris Smalling suffers broken toe

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    Mourinho appeared to question the commitment of Smalling and left back Luke Shaw after the England internationals missed Sunday's 3-1 win over Swansea City. "We have players with "problems". "[Smalling] doesn't feel that he can play 100 per cent without pain'." Mourinho is already without centre-back Eric Bailly until Christmas with a knee injury, while right-back Antonio Valenica has undergone surgery on a fractured arm.
  • Abysmal Argentina thrashed 3-0 by magnificent Brazil

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    Brazil coach Tite loves to have his attacking midfielders float across the front line. Messi, who just returned to the national team after announcing he resigned in June, saw his team lose 3-0 against Brazil at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte .
  • Chris Smalling: Manchester United defender out with broken toe

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    The Portuguese's problem now, more than the fallout from having questioned Smalling's desire to play through pain, is a serious shortage of fit central defenders. "He strikes me as the kind of person who'd try and get out on the pitch even if he is hurt", the former England defender said. Mourinho is already without centre-back Eric Bailly until Christmas with a knee injury, while right-back Antonio Valencia has undergone surgery on a fractured arm.
  • President, Senate Races Too Close To Call

    President, Senate Races Too Close To Call

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    Johnson won by about 3 percentage points while Trump bested Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin by less than 1 percentage point, based on unofficial results. Walker was critical of Trump before endorsing him. Republicans privately questioned some of Fitzgerald's moves on what races he was targeting, but no one was second-guessing him on Wednesday with the largest GOP Senate majority since 1971.
  • Kompany and Dembele ruled out for Belgium

    Kompany and Dembele ruled out for Belgium

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    Tottenham host West Ham after the global break on Saturday 19 November - the same fixture that Dembele also missed last season - but Pochettino could welcome back defender Toby Alderweireld for the match at White Hart Lane. "I want every player to be 100 per cent". Martinez was pleased overall with his side's performance during their 1-1 draw after Yannick Carrasco equalised late on to cancel out Davy Klaassen's first-half penalty.
  • La Lazio tra i bambini allo stadio Borgo Santa Maria di Montelibretti

    La Lazio tra i bambini allo stadio Borgo Santa Maria di Montelibretti

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    Ho sensazioni positive su questa Lazio , ma il campionato è lungo e non voglio sbilanciarmi. I nostri giocatori riversano sul campo poi l'entusiasmo che provano in giornate del genere . "Prima di arrivare qui mi dicevano tutti che la Lazio non fosse una squadra qualsiasi, ma qualcosa di diverso". È un onore giocare per la prima squadra della Capitale .
  • Ravens' Steve Smith calls out Rodney Harrison for being jealous

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    And then you see Ray, his little speeches and his dance. Even players from other teams would often position themselves on their sidelines to see him dance out of the tunnel. At the end of the day, we are all just kids. I nearly chickened out. It was a great opportunity. "It was pretty cool". Asked how he felt performing, Smith replied, "The music and all that stuff - I felt kind of like a rock star".
  • "Neymar Could Cost Up To €430m" - Father

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    Manchester United declared an interest in signing Neymar previous year, with the player confirming that he had held talks with the Premier League side. "But I'm very clear on this: to try to get him out of Barcelona , you have to try to take away the happiness that he has here". But Neymar is happy at the club, he has made very strong friendships with his team-mates.
  • AG Healey: 'Worth talking about' change to Electoral College

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    But even that headline number missed the point a bit, because she lost the election in the Electoral College . It may need to be removed. No pollster of any repute picked Donald Trump to win. But the Electoral College can actually give the White House to either candidate. A group called National Popular Vote is pushing an interstate compact under which states would pledge to deliver all their electoral votes to the nationwide victor of the popular vote .