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Houston Astros dominate Atlanta Braves to even up World Series with strong Game 2 win
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Houston Astros dominate Atlanta Braves to even up World Series with strong Game 2 win

The Houston Astros evened up the World Series on Wednesday night with a dominant Game 2 victory against the Atlanta Braves. Thanks largely in part to strong pitching from right-hander José Urquidy, the Astros won 7-2, leaving the best-of-seven series tied at one game a piece. In five innings, Urquidy struck out seven Braves from…MORE

Braves vs Astros: World Series pits father versus son
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Braves vs Astros: World Series pits father versus son

A World Series is not an event that needs additional hyping, but a father versus son dynamic is a welcome subplot nonetheless. The best-of-seven Fall Classic series to crown this year’s Major League Baseball champion begins on Tuesday night, bringing Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker face-to-face with his son, Houston Astros hitting coach Troy Snitker.…MORE

South African cricketer Quinton de Kock declines to take a knee at the T20 World Cup, despite call to ‘stand against racism’
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South African cricketer Quinton de Kock declines to take a knee at the T20 World Cup, despite call to ‘stand against racism’

South African cricketer Quinton de Kock has made the “personal decision” not to take a knee before games at the ongoing T20 World Cup. His decision comes after the Cricket South Africa (CSA) board announced that all players would be required to take a knee before World Cup games in the United Arab Emirates. The…MORE

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United manager to remain in charge of club
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United manager to remain in charge of club

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will remain in his post despite Sunday’s 5-0 hammering at the hands of Liverpool in their English Premier League encounter at Old Trafford. Speaking after the match Solskjaer said that it was “the darkest day I’ve had leading these players and we weren’t good enough, individually and as a…MORE

Walter Smith: Former Rangers manager dies at the age of 73
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Walter Smith: Former Rangers manager dies at the age of 73

Walter Smith, who guided Scottish club Rangers to 10 league titles, has died at the age of 73. The Scottish Football Association described Smith as “one of the most successful managers in Scottish football history,” while Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called him a “true football great.” “On behalf of the Rangers board of directors,…MORE

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer laments ‘darkest day’ after Liverpool dismantles Manchester United
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer laments ‘darkest day’ after Liverpool dismantles Manchester United

It is a day that Manchester United fans would rather soon forget. Sunday’s emphatic 5-0 thrashing at the hands of fierce rival Liverpool highlighted everything that is currently wrong at the club and has put untold pressure on United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The hosts simply showed an apathetic level of intensity with individual errors…MORE

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