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Farrell is asking a lot of his 'pen - Red Sox relievers have averaged more than 31⁄3 innings per game. The solid relief effort helped the Red Sox improve to 6-2 this season in games decided by two runs or fewer. But what else can he do when four of his five starters - all but Chris Sale - have an ERA over 5.00? October seems very far away, but with 12 games completed, there are some early signs that can be taken from the Boston Red Sox since opening day.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to miss the rest of the season

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to miss the rest of the season

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    Cape Town - Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Manchester United career could be over after widespread reports that the striker is facing nine months on the sidelines. There are no miracles. Therefore the Man United boss has reopened the door for Wayne Rooney to come back into the fold after becoming a spectator at Old Trafford in recent weeks.
  • Special teams sink Sharks in Game 2 loss to Oilers

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    They outshot the Sharks 36-16 and outhit them 41-21. If Game 1 was a best-case scenario and Game 2 was a worst-case scenario, where does that leave the Sharks going forward? "It was by committee and by whoever's on the ice getting the job done and if we have the puck, they don't have it".
  • Maple Leafs playoff berth a tale of two turnarounds

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    The Leafs secured a playoff berth in Saturday's thrilling 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins , but a win or overtime loss Sunday would put them in a first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators rather than a showdown against the first-place Washington Capitals.
  • Klopp: Champions League prospects helping Liverpool in transfer market

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    Jurgen Klopp has claimed that Liverpool would be challenging for the Premier League title had injuries not hindered his side over the course of the season. Benteke has scored 14 goals this season - four more than he managed under Klopp last season - and three in his last four matches. If none recover the Reds boss is faced with giving Joe Gomez his first Premier League start since September 2015 following his recovery from a knee operation which prematurely ended his campaign last ...
  • Calciomercato Fiorentina, Bernardeschi: contratto legato al nuovo tecnico

    Calciomercato Fiorentina, Bernardeschi: contratto legato al nuovo tecnico

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    In questo momento sono il jolly: faccio marketing, seguo la squadra e parlo con il presidente. Con Paulo Sousa sarà un addio tranquillo . "In questi giorni di allenamento ho visto una determinazione notevole, anche perche' forse l'avversario che incontreremo sabato, l'Inter , e' importante e quindi c'e' sempre una concentrazione maggiore - ha aggiunto Giancarlo Antognoni -".
  • Wall, Beal shine as Wizards topple Hawks

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    WIZARDS: Have won four consecutive games against the Hawks. He has enjoyed the best season of his career since signing a new contract with the Wizards, and they are incredibly tough to beat when he and Wall are both clicking. Will Atlanta deemphasize the paint-clogging Howard in Game 3? "If we're going to jostle the whole series", the 6-foot-10 (2.08-meters) Morris said, "then that's what it's going to be".
  • Rays' Odorizzi injured, makes early exit vs. Red Sox

    Rays' Odorizzi injured, makes early exit vs. Red Sox

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    October seems very far away, but with 12 games completed, there are some early signs that can be taken from the Boston Red Sox since opening day. Ramirez left for pitch runner Steve Selsky , limping slowly to the dugout. "I'm really smart for putting him in the lineup", manager Kevin Cash joked about Peterson. "We talk about for us to have our best chance, we have to play clean baseball".
  • Utah Jazz: Takeaways From Game 2 Loss To Clippers

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    Redick into a pair of forgettable games, limiting the sharpshooter to 13 shots and a 1-of-5 showing from 3-point range. Blake Griffin is averaging 25 points and six rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 23 points and 10.5 assists. "They had too many points in the paint early on and kind of dictated what we were doing instead of the opposite". I'll gladly take this gritty team with 9 points.
  • La baby Roma fa il Triplete. Finisce la favola dell'Entella

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    Non si tratta di un giocatore ma di un assistente di linea, un guardalinee. La Roma si è imposta con una rete per tempo: al 41' a segno il bomber Soleri , su assist di Tumminello , raddoppio siglato dall'altro gioiello Marchizza al 75' su calcio di rigore , concesso dall'arbitro Balice per fallo di Casagrande su Keba .
  • Lahm bids 'bitter farewell' to Champions League

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    Some decisions by the referee ultimately decided the match. "The anger is there, because he made a lot of mistakes. You didn't need a replay to see Arturo touched the ball". "Although I don't always score, I always work hard and try to help Real Madrid ". "Also, for my situation as well, when I was one-on-one, I was not offside either".