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Victory meant Egypt had extended its qualifying group lead to 4 points. "I believe Algeria underestimated them and we dare not make the same mistake". When goalkeeper and captain Essam El-Hadary made his worldwide debut in 1996, a number of his current teammates weren't even born. "Today is a day of celebration for the entire country", said 41-year-old Gaber Fathy in the capital.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars

    Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars

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    The Jaguars could be in for a very long day at Heinz Field. The bettors are against the Steelers covering the spread however; with a 60-40 split in favor of the underdogs, the Jacksonville Jaguars . Twelve times in all. The Steelers controlled the ball over ten minutes more than the Ravens did, and never surrendered the lead all game. Pittsburgh went right to work.
  • Jose Altuve Flexes His Muscles and the Astros Flatten Chris Sale

    Jose Altuve Flexes His Muscles and the Astros Flatten Chris Sale

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    Chris Sale will likely start in the first game, followed by either Rick Porcello or Pomeranz. "We have got to go through a protocol here to determine his inactivity before we make a roster move", Boston manager John Farrell said . Verlander, a trade-deadline acquisition for the Astros , has gone 5-0 with a 1.06 ERA since coming over from Detroit. "To be honest with you", he said, "I already forgot about my batting title".
  • Packers vs. Cowboys Preview: Three Key Matchups and Prediction

    Packers vs. Cowboys Preview: Three Key Matchups and Prediction

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    Dallas suffered a tough loss on Sunday, as they failed to pull on out at home against the LA Rams. America's Game of the Week is a rematch of the best match up of last year's playoffs. "I don't think it has anything to do with Rod", Rodgers said. It's interesting to think about what would've happened had Favre gotten the opportunity to play for Dallas.
  • Ferrari's Vettel Out Of Japan Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Vettel Out Of Japan Grand Prix

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    Vettel returned to the pits and stepped out of the vehicle after four laps of the Japanese Grand Prix , leaving Lewis Hamilton to win for Mercedes and forge 59 points clear with four races remaining. Bottas pulled the same move at the same place a lap later to move up to fourth. He was also not helped by being left out a few laps longer than Verstappen as the battle with Bottas became the focus.
  • Iowa State shocks #3 Oklahoma

    Iowa State shocks #3 Oklahoma

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    Iowa State quarterback Kyle Kempt, a Massillon native, threw for 343 yards and three touchdowns, including the game victor to Allen Lazard with 2:19 remaining. For comparison, Oklahoma has only forced 6 fumbles this year, recovering three of them. Despite trailing by two touchdowns for much of the first half against a presumed playoff contender with a Heisman contender quarterback, the Cyclones ended that streak on Saturday.
  • Cubs to start Kyle Hendricks in Game 1 vs. Nationals

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    A loose Cubs team could be extremely unsafe. This is not the same Cubs team that came to Nationals Park in late June for a four-game series. Heck, don't rule it out. Turns out, it was Hendricks' night to play hero. And it was he who had the support - not much, but for him plenty. He did well all season pitching with runners in scoring position.
  • USA back on track for World Cup, Pulisic leads rout of Panama

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    The United States may have a population that's 80 times the size of Panama's , but the two countries have an equal chance of moving closer to a place in next year's World Cup when they meet Friday in Orlando, Florida. How good can Pulisic end up being? The ball fell to Altidore, who sent a one-touch pass into the path of the surging Pulisic. Wood earned the penalty when he was tackled in the box on a run.
  • Georgia vs Wales World Cup Qualifying UEFA

    Georgia vs Wales World Cup Qualifying UEFA

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    Chris Coleman's side now sit second in Group D and will have to hold onto that place if they are to have any hope of making it to the World Cup finals. Gareth Southgate could use the Three Lions' final group game as an opportunity to experiment. "You never know if he has looked good in training, but he is still an impact player for me, so I can't see Chris Coleman trying to use him as a like-for-like replacement".
  • UFC 216: Several streaks on the line on Saturday

    UFC 216: Several streaks on the line on Saturday

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    But, this did not phase the JacksonWink fighter, and he entered the octagon as relaxed as anyone before him. LAS VEGAS Demetrious Johnson chasing an unprecedented 11th title defense and a headline fight that could decide Conor McGregor's next opponent top a UFC 216 card set for Saturday in Las Vegas , an event playing out in a city still reeling from a mass shooting in which 58 people were killed and almost 500 were injured.
  • Key Takeaways from Buccaneers vs. Patriots

    Key Takeaways from Buccaneers vs. Patriots

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    The Bucs offense is not exactly advanced algebra, but that defense allowed more than 300 passing yards (334) for the fifth straight game and five more chunk plays of 20 yards or more. "I've been a part of lot of teams that we didn't score many points but we won the game anyway, and there were games where we scored a lot of points and we got a win", Brady added.