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Rivera's home run lifts Mets past Nationals in 10 innings

In his four starts this year, he has pitched at least five innings each time, and he has not allowed more than four runs in an outing despite facing challenging road assignments such as in tiny Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles and Citi Field against the Mets earlier this month.



Morteza Mehrzadselakjani: The 8ft volleyball player taking the Paralympics by storm

Mehrzad, who is nearly 29 now, began playing sitting volleyball five years ago when Iran's coach saw him featured on a TV show about "people with physical abnormalities and unusual talents". "Before he became famous, when he came out of the house, everybody looked at him very strangely". Iran has a volleyball player that is 8-foot-1. "He became a champion".



Pochettino fumes at passionless Spurs

They did manage to pull one back through Toby Alderweireld but their first Champions League game since the 2010/11 season ended in disappointment, causing Mauricio Pochettino to say of his players afterwards: "If this was basketball, I would have taken them all off".



Eric Dier: Premier League: New five-year deal for Dier at Spurs

Spurs faced Monaco in the Europa League group stage last season, drawing 1-1 away in the principality before triumphing 4-1 at home courtesy of an Erik Lamela hat-trick - and both sides have now both taken a step up into the continent's elite club competition.


'South Park' Season Debut Remixes National Anthem for Colin Kaepernick

'South Park' Season Debut Remixes National Anthem for Colin Kaepernick

Freedom of speech and protests are basic principles this country was founded upon - so how can we deny them to our citizens? Kaepernick has been the center of a nationwide debate since the start of the NFL preseason on August 26, when he sat during the National Anthem to protest the violence experienced by people of color at the hands of police.



Davis Love names three of his captain's picks for the Ryder Cup

He outranks the selected players in both categories - the three have a combined zero majors to Watson's two - and sits higher in the world ranking. He was 11 shots behind victor Dustin Johnson , who had already qualified for the Ryder Cup team.