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Washington Nationals ride wild eighth to beat Milwaukee Brewers

[ad_1] 11:26 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It doesn't usually happen like this. October is the month in which misfortune attaches itself to the Washington Nationals. They are the ones who lose in the postseason in excruciating fashion. Games like Tuesday's National League wild-card barnburner happen to them, not in their favor.Maybe, then,
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Meet Erling Haland, the teenage striker who idolizes Zlatan, eats like Ronaldo and scores goals like them both

[ad_1] Haland's stunning hat trick in the Champions League has put the 19-year-old on the soccer map. So what's next for the big Norwegian striker? David Geieregger/SEPA.Media /Getty ImagesErling Braut Haland idolises Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He models his fish-based diet on that of Cristiano Ronaldo. But by becoming the first teenager since Wayne Rooney in 2004 to score a Champions League hat trick, on his debut in the competition for Red Ball
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With Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne hurt, Sun even WNBA Finals

[ad_1] 10:26 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.WASHINGTON -- Shortly after locking up the Washington Mystics' second consecutive trip to the WNBA Finals, Elena Delle Donne talked about being relieved going into the championship series healthy.But on Tuesday, the Mystics once again had to make
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Vikings QB Kirk Cousins apologizes to WR Adam Thielen for Week 4 misses

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS -- Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins offered a mea culpa to receiver Adam Thielen after he failed to connect with his teammate on a handful of plays during Minnesota's 16-6 loss at Chicago in Week 4.Thielen was a guest on Cousins' weekly show "Under Center with Kirk Cousins" that airs on KFAN, the team's flagship radio station. Moderated by Minnesota Hall of Fame broadcaster Mark Rosen, Cousins was asked
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Elena Delle Donne exits Game 2 early with back spasms

[ad_1] 8:38 PM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.WASHINGTON, D.C. -- League MVP Elena Delle Donne left in the first quarter of the Washington Mystics' 99-87 loss to the Connecticut Sun in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night because of back spasms.Delle Donne
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Lakers’ Frank Vogel — Dwight Howard, JaVale McGee ‘have really impressed me’

[ad_1] EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Lakers added a center with career averages of 20 and 10 coming fresh off an NBA Finals appearance this offseason. But he's not who Lakers coach Frank Vogel is talking about shining at the 5 through the first few days of training camp."Our centers have really impressed me," Vogel said Tuesday at the conclusion of his team's sixth practice session through the
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Brewers vs. Nationals – Live Game – October 1, 2019

[ad_1] Nationals Park Washington, D.C. 20003 80° Line: WSH -170 Over/Under: 8 Capacity: 41,506Umpires: Home Plate Umpire - Mike Everitt, First Base Umpire - Kerwin Danley, Second Base Umpire - Jeff Nelson, Third Base Umpire - Cory Blaser, Left Field Umpire - David Rackley, Right Field Umpire - Carlos Torres Nationals Due UpBallsStrikesOutsBrewers DefenseNationals DefenseY. GrandalM. MoustakasE. ThamesO. ArciaK. HiuraR. BraunL. CainT. GrishamON BASE:1B: Base empty2B: Base empty3B: Base empty
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Angels GM Billy Eppler mum on Joe Maddon after series of moves

[ad_1] The decision to fire Brad Ausmus after only one season was reached "collectively," Los Angeles Angels general manager Billy Eppler said, contradicting a widely held belief that it was an owner-driven choice at least partly inspired by the possibility of wooing Joe Maddon.Eppler spoke via conference call on Tuesday afternoon, one day after abruptly dismissing Ausmus as his manager and less than one hour after announcing that bench coach
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Bengals WR John Ross to miss multiple games with shoulder injury

[ad_1] Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross is still getting tested and visiting with doctors but he's expected "be down a few weeks" after sustaining a shoulder injury in Monday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source confirmed to ESPN.The third-year receiver was knocked out of Cincinnati's 27-3 defeat to Pittsburgh on Monday night after he was slammed to the turf in the fourth quarter, with his right shoulder
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Bengals WR John Ross to miss multiple games with shoulder injury

[ad_1] Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross is still getting tested and visiting with doctors but he's expected "be down a few weeks" after sustaining a shoulder injury in Monday night's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source confirmed to ESPN.The third-year receiver was knocked out of Cincinnati's 27-3 defeat to Pittsburgh on Monday night after he was slammed to the turf in the fourth quarter, with his right shoulder