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Dodgers open as slight World Series favorites over Astros

The Houston Astros‘ convincing Game 7 win over the New York Yankees clinched the club’s American League pennant, but it wasn’t enough for oddsmakers to install the Astros as favorites to win the World Series. With the Astros’ appointment with the <a data-in-app-uri="thesc… MLB | theScore PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Argentina to open Russia's World Cup final venue in friendly

MOSCOW (AP) Argentina will travel to Russia to play the first game at Moscow’s newly renovated stadium for the 2018 World Cup final. The Argentine Football Association has confirmed the Luzhniki stadium will be the venue for its previously announced friendly with Russia on Nov. 11. The stadium, originally opened in 1956, has been transformed since it closed for the ...

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Hernandez's slam breaks Game 5 wide open

Hernandez followed a second-inning solo home run with a grand slam in a five-run third, giving the Dodgers a 7-0 lead over the Cubs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World. With a win, Los Angeles, which leads the series, 3-1, can secure its first NL pennant since 1988. • Grand slams mean 40% ...

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Pacers open season with offensive showcase in 140-131 win over Nets

INDIANAPOLIS — Victor Oladipo scored 22 points in his Indiana debut, Darren Collison added 21 points and 11 assists in his return to Indianapolis, and the Pacers held off the Brooklyn Nets 140-131 on Wednesday night in their season opener. Eight players scored in double figures as the Pacers, in their first game since trading All-Star Paul George, produced their ...

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Raptors open season against Bulls after ugly incident in Chicago practice

​Dwane Casey has seen his fair share of fights between teammates. DeMar DeRozan hinted that he might have been in one or two, back in high school. But the Toronto Raptors have to beware of the visiting Chicago Bulls turning an ugly incident in their favour. The Raptors host a short-handed Bulls team in their season opener Thursday after a ...

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Application process now open for the FIFA Master 19th edition (2018-2019) postgraduate course

As of 2 October 2017, the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 19th edition (2018-2019) of the FIFA Master. Organised by the International Centre for Sport Studies (CIES) in partnership with De Montfort University in Leicester (England), SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan (Italy) and the University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland), the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport ...

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Urgent Mavs open vs. Hawks

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks head into a new season determined to play with a new sense of urgency. Not an urgency as in making a playoff push, which figures to be an uphill battle in the stacked Western Conference, but urgency with the ball. The Mavericks were one of the more deliberate teams in the NBA offensively last year, ...

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