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CFB Roundup: Hurts lifts Alabama; Clemson coasts

CFB Roundup: Hurts lifts Alabama; Clemson coasts

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Dec. 2 (UPI) -- This time, Jalen Hurts was the quarterback who came off the bench to rescue Alabama. Hurts passed for a touchdown and ran for another to rally the top-ranked Crimson Tide to a 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia for the Southeastern Conference championship Saturday in Atlanta. Hurts filled in for starter Tua Tagovailoa, who had to helped off the field with a right ankle injury. The injury occurred when an Alabama lineman accidentally stepped on Tagovailia's foot with just more than 11 minutes left in the game. Enter Hurts, who led Alabama to the national title game as a freshman but lost the starting job to Tagovailoa. Hurts calmly guided the Crimson Tide to tying touchdown with a 10-yard pass to Jerry Jeudy. Hurts led the Crimson Tide to the national championship as a freshman,...
MLB Postseason Roundup: Red Sox survive, Dodgers cruise

MLB Postseason Roundup: Red Sox survive, Dodgers cruise

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Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Houston Astros picked up right where they left off, defeating the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series at Minute Maid Park. The Astros -- behind George Springer, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman -- clobbered four home runs to earn their first postseason victory this season in defense of their World Series title last year. Houston had a World Series-record 15 home runs in winning their first championship last season, and continued their postseason power surge. "As much as I've heard different opinions about our offense, it's pretty big, it's pretty good, it's pretty potent," Astros manager AJ Hinch said to reporters. "Case in point today." Bregman opened the contest with a 396-foot homer to left field in the bottom of the fourth inning. Josh ...
Week 2 NFL Roundup, Scores: Kansas City Chiefs outlast Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 2 NFL Roundup, Scores: Kansas City Chiefs outlast Pittsburgh Steelers

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Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Quarterback Patrick Mahomes continued his electric start to the 2018 season as the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-37 in a high-scoring affair. The second-year gunslinger tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes against the Steelers. Mahomes' 10 passing touchdowns in the first two weeks of the season are the most ever by a quarterback through two games in league history. He was 23-of-28 for 326 yards with no interceptions. He added five rushes for 18 yards and had a passer rating of 154.8. "You never expect to have 10 touchdowns at this point in the season," Mahomes told reporters. "But I knew with this offense and the weapons that we have and the scheme [Chiefs] coach [Andy] Reid has drawn up that we had a chance to be really, really good...
Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

Carabao Cup round-up: Nottingham Forest pile misery on Newcastle, Everton hold off brave Rotherham challenge, plus more

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ALL THE SCORES Wednesday night's action of the Carabao Cup also saw Watford travel to Reading while Millwall played host to Plymouth Here is the best of the action from Wednesday night’s action in the Carabao Cup second round: Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle United A dramatic finale saw Nottingham Forest knock Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second season running after securing a 3-1 win over Rafa Benitez’s side at the City Ground. The Championship side had the lead inside two minutes when Daryl Murphy nodded in Sam Byram’s fierce cross before Salomon Rondon equalised in the second minute of stoppage-time with a powerful shot. However, Forest regained the lead almost instantly when Matty Cash fired a loose ball home. ...
European football round-up: Ex-Arsenal ace starts first game in two years, Bale, Messi and Mbappe score, Ronaldo makes Juve bow

European football round-up: Ex-Arsenal ace starts first game in two years, Bale, Messi and Mbappe score, Ronaldo makes Juve bow

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talkSPORT rounds up the action across Europe over the weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo made a winning start to his Juventus career, Santi Cazorla returned to action in Spain, while Robin van Persie was on the scoresheet in Holland… Ronaldo made his Serie A bow SERIE A Ronaldo made his debut for Juventus as the Serie A champions secured a dramatic 3-2 victory against Chievo. All eyes were on the Portugal captain following his £99million summer transfer from Real Madrid – but it needed a team effort from the defending champions to secure three points in Verona. Sami Khedira put Juventus ahead in the third minute but Mariusz Stepinski and Emanuele Giaccherini struck to give Chievo the lead. An own goal by defender Mattia Bani levelled things up again...