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Pitch invasion sees Senegal v Ivory Coast friendly abandoned

A friendly match between Ivory Coast and Senegal was abandoned when fans invaded the pitch in Paris. The African sides were level at 1-1 on 88 minutes when a handful of fans broke onto the pitch, with one appearing to ...

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Manchester derby in China called off over pitch concerns

The pre-season game between Manchester United and Manchester City in China on Monday is off because heavy rain has left the pitch unplayable. The Bird’s Nest pitch was described as “bad” by United boss Jose Mourinho on Sunday, while City’s ...

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Worcs 'delighted' at ECB pitch report

Worcestershire have been cleared by the England and Wales Cricket Board after an investigation into the abandonment of their opening County Championship game against Kent at New Road. Interim chief executive Tom Scott said he was “delighted” with a Cricket ...

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Harper: Enough with the rules and pitch counts

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Dave Roberts (l.) takes out Ross Stripling with a no-hitter going due to rookie reaching 100 pitches in debut. In the space of an hour or so late Friday night, two games turned on decisions that reflected ...

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Mets: 'Hard to say' if Matt Harvey will pitch Opening Day

Brynn Anderson/AP Mets ace Matt Harvey seeing a doctor Monday. JUPITER, Fla. — It was the kind of news that made Mets fans heart skip a beat or three. Matt Harvey has an undisclosed medical issue that could force him ...

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Mets: 'Hard to say' if Matt Harvey will pitch Opening Day

Brynn Anderson/AP Mets ace Matt Harvey seeing a doctor Monday. JUPITER, Fla. — It was the kind of news that made Mets fans heart skip a beat or three. Matt Harvey has an undisclosed medical issue that could force him ...

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Harper: Mets closer Jeurys Familia too good for quick pitch

Scott Rovak/USA Today Sports Scouts say Jeurys Familia is only getting better which means he doesn’t have a need for the quick pitch anymore. PORT ST. LUCIE — A couple of days ago a National League scout was musing about ...

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Yankees Insider: Brian McCann dinged on knee by CC pitch

Kim Klement/USA Today Sports Mar 11, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann (34) scores a run as Baltimore Orioles catcher Francisco Pena (27) looks on during the third inning at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: ...

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Melo makes pitch for Rondo: He's 'perfect' for Knicks system

Mark L. Baer/USA Today Sports Carmelo Anthony would love for Rajon Rondo to play in New York. DENVER — Last summer, as the Knicks failed to secure any of the top-flight free agents, Carmelo Anthony limited his involvement to behind-the-scenes ...

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Fallen FDNY Lt.'s daughters to throw 1st pitch at Citi Field

Ambelas family photo FDNY Lt. Gordon ‘Matt’ Ambelas, who died last July while searching for victims of a Williamsburg fire, pictured here with daughters Gabriela (l.), 6, and Giovanna, 9, who are throwing out the first pitch at Citi Field ...

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