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Anthony Rizzo had four hits to tie a career-high for the NL Central-leading Cubs , who have won six of their last eight games and 20 of 25. Left-handed closer Aroldis Chapman picked up his second save in as many games, giving him nine with Chicago and 29 on the season.The Cubs started the game as if it were going to be a blitz.Dexter Fowler opened the game with a double to right center.
  • Canada's Olympic athletes return home, with fanfare to follow

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    Canada finished with 22 medals - four gold, three silver, 15 bronze - that, discounting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games, matches the best-ever total from Atlanta in 1996. Trampolinist and opening ceremony flagbearer Rosie MacLennan leapt for gold for her second straight Olympics. "Certainly looking forward to filling that facility with more young people and get them out there with a dream down the road that an Olympic gold medallist came as a result of that facility", Harnett said.
  • Claressa Shields becomes first American to retain Olympic boxing title

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    Koroma and head women's coach Billy Walsh work on game plans with Shields, but her superior skills and athleticism often make it relatively easy work. "Did I get hit?" "I kind of protect myself". It was Shields's third unanimous decision in as many fights. Despite her winning a gold medal, Shields returned to home only to find that all the prestigious brands shied away from her.
  • US election: Donald Trump vows to begin deportations immediately if sworn in

    US election: Donald Trump vows to begin deportations immediately if sworn in

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    According to BBC , immigration has been a key issue in Trump's campaign. Joni Ernst's annual "Roast and Ride" fundraiser at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. "There's always been a paranoid fringe in our politics", Clinton said on Thursday , "a lot of it rising from racial resentment". "I do not intend to withhold briefings from any officially nominated, eligible candidate", Clapper wrote .
  • Manchester City sign Bravo from Barcelona

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    It is therefore likely Caballero will play, even though England global Hart returned for Wednesday's Champions League play-off victory over Steaua Bucharest. Nevertheless, as the transfer window edges to a close, there will surely be a club that'll see the benefits of spending big on a proven Premier League stopper.
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    Serie B, Abodi: "Opportuno rinviare Ternana-Pisa"

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    Il rinvio era stato deciso dal presidente della Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie B per i problemi societari del club toscano. La Lega ha inviato un fascicolo informativo alla Procura Federale, per la valutazione dell'operato tenuto in queste settimane dalla società AC Pisa 1909 per l'individuazione di potenziali responsabilità ed eventuali provvedimenti conseguenti.
  • Kroos lifts Real Madrid to La Liga victory

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    Tony Kroos' 81st minute goal gave Real Madrid a narrow 2-1 win over a Celta Vigo which came very close to causing an upset. "Today he was not in an ideal situation to compete and we'll see what happens in the next few days", said coach Pako Ayesteran.
  • NFL star Colin Kaepernick sits in protest during national anthem

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    Kaepernick has used his social-media platform, particularly Instagram and Twitter where he has over two million followers, to relay views on race, religion and politics for much of the past year, including prior to his November 2 loss of the 49ers starting quarterback job.
  • Rugby Championship: Owen Franks will not be cited

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    Both could have played the Wellington game, he said, but team management chose to err on the side of caution. "Social media, I think, were the people who alerted everyone to it and they certainly don't get all the views", Hansen said Sunday.
  • Olivier Giroud still a doubt to return for Watford clash

    Olivier Giroud still a doubt to return for Watford clash

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    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has rejected the suggestion that he jeopardised the fitness of Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey. "Not everybody is up to speed completely - we still have some players who are a little bit behind". Mourinho has a close relationship with Varane after managing him at Real and hailing the 23-year-old as the best defender in the world, but he has confirmed that he will remain at Real for at least another season.
  • Miguel Cabrera: Miggy collects four hits and homer vs

    Miguel Cabrera: Miggy collects four hits and homer vs

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    Cabrera's 25th home run of the season gave the Tigers a 1-0 lead in the first inning. In four starts since being recalled from Triple-A Rochester earlier this month, opponents are hitting.329 off Berrios who has a 1-2 record and a 8.47 ERA.