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West Brom 2-2 Aston Villa: Jay Rodriguez earns Baggies stoppage-time draw

West Brom 2-2 Aston Villa: Jay Rodriguez earns Baggies stoppage-time draw

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Jay Rodriguez bundled in a controversial injury-time equaliser as West Brom twice came from behind to draw a dramatic derby and deny Aston Villa a third successive away win.Two Anwar El Ghazi goals - one wickedly defected off Ahmed Hegazi, the second a stunner - had looked set to lift Dean Smith's Villa into the Championship top six.But, from Matt Phillips' right-wing cross, Villa keeper Orjan Nyland was found wanting as Rodriguez bravely nipped in ahead of him to get his chest to the cross - and the ball trickled over the line. However, Villa players complained it had gone in off the striker's arm. After consulting with officials referee Darren England gave it, taking Rodriguez to 10 Champio...
The devastating elbow from Yair Rodriguez that knocked out the Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Night 139

The devastating elbow from Yair Rodriguez that knocked out the Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Night 139

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Brutal KO In the final second of the final round, Rodriguez floored his opponent in Denver to make it a candidate for both fight and knockout of the year On the same night as Tony Bellew bowed out of the boxing ring, over in Denver, Chan Sung Jung and Yair Rodriguez were going to war with each other. Even before the fifth and final round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 139 was over, it was already a fight of the year candidate. Rodriguez knocked The Korean Zombie out with an elbow in the last second of the fifth round at UFC Fight Night in Denver Then, with a second left, Rodriguez’s counter elbow to deck the ‘Korean Zombie’ out, probably made it a candidate for knockout of the year, too. Jung was on his way to victory ...
Watch: Jackie Bradley Jr., Eduardo Rodriguez help Red Sox sweep Nats in series finale

Watch: Jackie Bradley Jr., Eduardo Rodriguez help Red Sox sweep Nats in series finale

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July 4 (UPI) -- Players from both teams wore patriotic apparel during the Boston Red Sox's 3-0 win against the Washington Nationals Wednesday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. They wore American flag arm sleeves, high socks, hats and even had firework themed shoes for the afternoon slugfest. Jackie Bradley Jr. helped the Red Sox secure the series sweep. The Red Sox centerfielder went 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Second baseman Eduardo Nunez scored the other run, coming in after a wild pitch in the seventh inning from Ryan Madson. Eduardo Rodriguez spun a gem on the mound, allowing three hits and a walk over six innings. He also threw six strikeouts to earn his 10th win of the season. "The last few starts, I was throwing more fastballs and was getting more hard contact. Today, I was using m...
Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

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Jay Rodriguez scored twice as West Brom won at Liverpool in an extraordinary FA Cup fourth-round tie dominated by video assistant referee (VAR) decisions.Referee Craig Pawson ruled out an Albion goal, gave Liverpool a penalty and delayed awarding the visitors' third goal because of VAR referrals.Rodriguez thumped an equaliser seconds after Roberto Firmino chipped an opener, then slotted Albion 2-1 up.Joel Matip's own goal made it 3-1, before Mohamed Salah pulled one back.Liverpool's first-half penalty, which Firmino missed, was a moment of VAR history - as it was the first time a referee in an English game had referred to a monitor on the touchline to make a final decision.Pawson ruled, after a significant delay, that Jake Livermore had tugged Salah's shirt, and pointed to the spot.Liverpo...