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Atalanta 1-1 Manchester City: Defender Kyle Walker goes in goal in bizarre game in Milan

Atalanta 1-1 Manchester City: Defender Kyle Walker goes in goal in bizarre game in Milan

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Defender Kyle Walker had to play in goal for the closing stages as Manchester City held on to draw with Atalanta in the Champions League.Walker replaced substitute goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who was sent off for a sliding tackle on Josip Ilicic outside the box, having replaced first-choice keeper Ederson at half-time.Raheem Sterling had given the visitors a 1-0 lead in the first half of their group-stage game before Chelsea loannee Mario Pasalic equalised four minutes after the restart. City striker Gabriel Jesus also missed a first-half penalty in a bizarre game at the San Siro.'One of the most fun things in football' - Walker dons the gloves and everyone loves itChampions League permutations...
World Series: Nationals beat Astros to force Game 7

World Series: Nationals beat Astros to force Game 7

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Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals used a strong outing from Stephen Strasburg and three home runs to beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park to force Game 7 in the 2019 World Series. In this year's postseason, Strasburg has pitched in six games and the Nationals have emerged victorious in each of them. With the Nationals on the brink of elimination, the 31-year-old right-hander delivered his most important performance of the playoffs. Strasburg allowed only two earned runs on five hits across 8 1/3 innings. He recorded seven strikeouts and walked two. The Nationals jumped ahead with an RBI single by Anthony Rendon in the first. In the bottom of the inning, the Astros tagged Strasburg for two runs following Jose Altuve's sacrifice fly and Alex Bregman's ho...
Game Of Thrones writers leave Star Wars project

Game Of Thrones writers leave Star Wars project

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The men behind Game Of Thrones have jumped spaceship and walked away from a new Star Wars trilogy, which is set to be released in 2022.David Benioff and DB Weiss were set to direct the new series, but have since signed a five-year deal to make content for Netflix. The pair signed for the streaming giant in August, after it won an intense bidding war for their signature with Amazon and Disney. Image: The pair were set to direct new Star Wars films. Pic: Disney As a result, they now have announced that given their new busy schedules, something had to give.In a statement to Deadline, Benioff and Weiss said: "There are only so many hours in the day, and we felt we could not do justice to both Star Wars and our Netflix projects... so we ar...
Dolphins RB Kenyan Drake to miss Steelers game amid trade discussions

Dolphins RB Kenyan Drake to miss Steelers game amid trade discussions

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Oct. 28 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins will be without running back Kenyan Drake for Monday night's matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media on Sunday that Drake didn't travel with the team for their game against the Steelers on Monday Night Football for non-injury reasons. Over the course of the season, first-year head coach Brian Flores and the Dolphins (0-6) have flipped younger players for future draft picks. Drake has been the subject of multiple trade rumors throughout the season. Drake has had a lackluster 2019 campaign after accounting for over 1,000 yards from scrimmage and nine total touchdowns last season. The fourth-year tailback has failed to cross the 50-yard mark on the ground in a game this season and has been unable to break out as a r...
World Series: Astros rebound for Game 3 win over Nationals

World Series: Astros rebound for Game 3 win over Nationals

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Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The Houston Astros climbed back into the World Series with a 4-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night at Nationals Park to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. Astros star Jose Altuve doubled twice and scored each time and starter Zack Greinke worked out of multiple jams to help Houston end the Nationals' eight-game winning streak, which was tied for the longest in a single postseason. Greinke, the 2009 AL Cy Young Award winner, threw only 4 2/3 innings and gave up seven hits and three walks, but managed to allow only one earned run. The Astros sent out five relievers after Greinke's departure, with the bullpen allowing only two hits in 4 1/3 scoreless innings. Josh Reddick delivered an RBI single in the second inning to push the Astros in f...