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Ellsbury's homer leads Yankees to 5-3 win over Blue Jays

After closing out their series with NY on Wednesday, the Blue Jays return home to open a three-game series against Boston on Friday night. Toronto has split its past 16 games, but on the smaller scale, the Blue Jays have dropped three of four.


Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican

Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican

For the Rev. Brian Kolodiejchuk, the Canadian priest who spearheaded Teresa's saint-making campaign, the revelations were further confirmation of Mother Teresa's heroic saintliness. "The world needs to know that God is the only one who converts a sinner to a saint". She was an example to volunteers around the world, he said. "Instead she taught a freakish "pseudo-pantheism" in which she believed Jesus was present in everyone".


Man chases person wearing clown mask into woods

Man chases person wearing clown mask into woods

The number of clowns prowling around neighborhoods and calling out to children appears to be on the rise, with the latest reported sightings coming out of North Carolina. The police have conducted several searches and numerous investigations in the hopes of capturing the suspects but so far have come up with nothing. The restiveness in Greenville was enough for police to warn that SC law prohibits anyone over age 18 from dressing up as a clown.



Sarfraz, Shoaib lead Pakistan to consolation ODI win

Mohammad Irfan picked up the injury during the fourth ODI against England. The remaining places for the slimmed-down 10-team tournament will be decided at a 2018 qualifying event in Bangladesh. But, England will be aware of the unpredictable Pakistan team, who will be hell bent to finish the series with a win. They passed the test with flying colours, significant contributions coming from three players - Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali - who had not had major roles to play with ...


Sunderland Face Serie A Opposition In Joe Hart Chase

Sunderland Face Serie A Opposition In Joe Hart Chase

He played at Real Sociedad and then for two years in Barcelona where he played some important games and created something special with his worldwide team-mates at Chile [by winning the Copa America]. Manchester City are reportedly ready to cover the bulk of Joe Hart's £120,000-a-week wages in order to move on the England goalkeeper. The 29-year-old could find himself third choice if he opts to stay at City beyond next week's transfer deadline.


Messi reveals desire to play for boyhood club Newell's

Messi reveals desire to play for boyhood club Newell's

Lionel Messi has played down the seriousness of a hamstring injury which forced him to come home early from worldwide duty with Argentina. Messi is getting adept at going back on decisions he has made. "But if he is OK, we don't need to change our picture". Gomes and Messi are both a doubt for the clash with the Basque side. As a result, he will not participate in the next World Cup qualifying match.