Michael Conforto Drives in 6 Runs as Mets Top Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Michael Conforto had a career-high six R.B.I. and finished a triple shy of the cycle, Zack Wheeler pitched seven solid innings for his career-best 12th win, and the Mets beat the fading Philadelphia Phillies, 9-4, on Monday night. The Phillies entered the day seven games behind Atlanta for the National League East lead. The Braves’ magic number to clinch the division dropped to seven, pending the outcome of Atlanta’s game against St. Louis. Conforto had a two-run single in the fifth, a run-scoring double in the seventh and…

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Joe Maddon calls criticism of Willson Contreras over running gaffe ‘over the top’

PHOENIX — One day after calling out his catcher for not running hard out of the batter’s box, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said the criticism directed towards Willson Contreras is “over the top.” “Willson always plays hard,” Maddon said Monday afternoon. “For anyone to say otherwise, please, come talk to me. It’s inappropriate. It’s incorrect. That’s wrong. He had a bad moment, but he said he was sorry and did the right thing.” On Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds, Contreras thought a fifth-inning ball hit to center field was…

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The biggest favorites—and underdogs—including bets to finish in the top 5 and top 10 at East Lake

The last event of the 2017-’18 PGA Tour schedule is officially upon us, so it’s time for Tour Championship picks to fly in for the elite, 30-person field, capping off a fantastic season. Since major season kicked off with the thrilling Sunday at the Masters, Brooks Koepka taking home two majors despite rules controversies and rain delays, and Francesco Molinari outdueling a strong field at Carnoustie—there hasn’t been much let up to 2018. What kind of encore is in store to cap off this year? Will someone run away with…

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Vegas tabs Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy to be top point earners in Paris

Patrick Reed was the top earner for the United States at the 2016 Ryder Cup, racking up 3.5 points in the Americans’ victory at Hazeltine. The wise men in the desert don’t foresee the Masters champ defending that honor this fall. According to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, Dustin Johnson is the favorite to lead the red, white and blue in Paris, with Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose tabbed the front runners for the Europeans, all owning 5/1 odds to collect the most points. Though Johnson earned two points in…

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Prem: Top goals from Week 5

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Teen Titan: Moutet Edges Towards Top 100 With Istanbul Title | ATP World Tour

A LOOK BACKAmerican Express Istanbul Challenger (Istanbul, Turkey): The future of French tennis has been on full display in recent months, with surging #NextGenATP stars Corentin Moutet and Ugo Humbert both entering the winners’ circle. On Sunday, Moutet notched his second ATP Challenger Tour title, taking the 31st edition of the storied tournament in Istanbul. The 19-year-old Moutet (No. 105) and 20-year-old Humbert (No. 108) are on the cusp of breaking into the Top 100 of the ATP Rankings. Humbert has appeared in the final in four straight Challengers since…

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America’s Top Golf Resort Expands With New Golf, Beer And BBQ

The all-new Gil Hanse-designed Pinehurst No.4 captures the classic Sandhills feel that makes No. 2 one of America’s Top 5 courses.Pinehurst Resort The famed Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina is the by far the largest, most historic and by many measures simply the best golf resort in the United States, and among the world’s top “pilgrimage” spots for golf fans. With the sole exception of Scotland’s St. Andrews, the birthplace of the sport, no place on earth rivals the rich golfing history of Pinehurst. In a nutshell, it was the…

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Jack Draper wins first senior title and will climb into top 1,000 in rankings

Draper reached the Wimbledon boys’ final in July with an epic semi-final win over Nicolas Mejia that lasted more than four hours Britain’s Jack Draper won his first Futures title in Nottingham – and ensured he will be the only 16-year-old in the top 1,000 of the men’s rankings. Surrey-born Draper beat compatriot Andrew Watson 3-6 7-6 (7-3) 6-0 in the final of the Nottingham GB Pro Series. Draper, whose father Roger is a former chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association, chose to skip the US Open juniors to…

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ICC Test Rankings: India maintain top position despite 4-1 series defeat against England

By: Sports Desk | Published: September 12, 2018 11:57:14 am India lost the fifth and final Test against England by 118 runs. (Source: Reuters) Despite the 4-1 series defeat at the hands of England in the Test series, the Virat Kohli led Indian side maintained its top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings. As per the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday after the culmination of the fifth and the final Test between the two teams at Oval, India dropped down from 125 points to…

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