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Red Sox fire manager John Farrell after early playoff exit

Red Sox fire manager John Farrell after early playoff exit

In his fifth season as manager, Farrell led the team to a 93-69 record and its second-straight American League East title. The Red Sox and Astros battled it out for nine innings of intense drama on Monday during Game 4 of the ALDS presented by Doosan.


Hertha Berlin players kneel in solidarity with NFL

Hertha Berlin players kneel in solidarity with NFL

With the movement gaining huge momentum in the United States, Hertha Berlin have taken it to Europe with images of players and coaching staff kneeling and linking arms certain to raise further awareness around the issue of tolerance. The crowd cheered, again in open defiance of President Trump, who recently denounced those who do not stand for the anthem. Hertha's 18 players represented 10 different nations .


Tottenham gets first EPL victory at Wembley

Tottenham gets first EPL victory at Wembley

Bournemouth had lost their previous three away league matches so caution was the watchword as Eddie Howe's side played a containing game that, for the first half at least, kept Tottenham from inflicting damage. Even so, the Cherries had the two best chances of the first half, as firstly Junior Stanislas had a shot blocked by Davinson Sanchez after Josh King 's cutback.


There are plenty of reasons the Giants wouldn't call Victor Cruz

There are plenty of reasons the Giants wouldn't call Victor Cruz

Six more players are already listed as out for the game, including Olivier Vernon, defensive captain Jonathan Casillas, Weston Richburg and another starting wide receiver, Sterling Shepard . "They told him they were going to assess their injuries and see exactly where they are and get back to him, " Cruz said. Shortly after his release from the Giants, Cruz suggested that he was sabotaged by a lack of targets in the 2016 season.



National Football League fan punches man in face after being told to sit down

During Thursday's loss, a 26-year-old man, now identified as Kyle Adam Maraghy , attacked a 62-year-old in the stands, apparently after the older man had been asking Maraghy throughout the game to sit down . Carrigan said the incident happened in section 541. "Words gradually got more and more escalated", Carrigan wrote on Facebook. After a few seconds, the fan in the jersey throws multiple punches at the victim, causing a flow of blood from the man's head.


Mackay hired as Scotland interim boss after WC woe

Mackay hired as Scotland interim boss after WC woe

SCOTLAND | Malky Mackay will take interim charge of Scotland for our International Challenge Match against Netherlands on 9 November. Both teams narrowly missed out on securing a World Cup qualifying play-off spot so will be looking to bounce back at Pittodrie.