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NHL – Greg Wyshynski – Connor McDavid dresses as Donald Trump for Halloween

7:20 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Connor McDavid went as Donald Trump for Halloween. For Halloween, the player who made the Edmonton Oilers great again dressed up as the man who wants to make America great again. Yes, that’s Connor McDavid as President Donald J. Trump in an image shared by his girlfriend, Lauren Kyle, on Instagram. Which is sure to go over well. Halloween is upon us, which means it’s OK to wear a mask in public. In honor of goalies — the freaks of hockey who also fancy them…

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Burnley 1-0 Newcastle United – BBC Sport

Burnley have six clean sheets in 13 Premier League games at Turf Moor in 2017 Sean Dyche marked his fifth anniversary in charge of Burnley with a win as Jeff Hendrick’s second league goal of the season proved enough to sink Newcastle. A game low on quality was heading for a goalless conclusion when unmarked Hendrick tapped home Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s fine cross after Rob Elliot had beaten away Jack Cork’s effort. Newcastle had earlier gone close when Ayoze Perez’s curling attempt from the edge of the penalty area forced…

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Lonzo Ball of Los Angeles Lakers accepts blame for poor play

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Rookie guard Lonzo Ball continues to shoulder the blame for the Lakers‘ loss to the Utah Jazz on Saturday, and Los Angeles’ deficiencies so far. It’s something he learned from his father, LaVar, and from watching LeBron James while growing up. “That is how I was brought up,” Ball said Monday after practice. “I am not going to change. … It is a team game; we all play for each other, obviously we win and lose as a team. But I like to take the blame…

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Tiger Woods returning to competitive golf Nov. 30

Two weeks after posting a video of himself advancing to hitting a driver in his rehab, Tiger Woods is officially coming back. The 14-time major champion announced Monday afternoon that he will make his long-awaited return to competitive golf at the upcoming Hero World Challenge, Nov. 30-Dec 3. Posting the announcement to Twitter, Woods joked that he’d like to “thank the committee of 1” for receiving one of two sponsor’s exemptions into the 18-player tournament for which he has served as the longtime host. Woods hasn’t competed since withdrawing after…

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Philadelphia Phillies hire Gabe Kapler as manager

The Philadelphia Phillies have named former major league outfielder Gabe Kapler as their new manager, the team announced Monday. “Gabe has a track record of leadership, winning, progressive thinking and working with young players, and we fully believe that he is the right person to guide this organization into the future,” Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said in a statement. Kapler, the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ director of player development, was one of three finalists for the position. The two others were former Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell and Dusty…

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Jean Pascal, Chad Dawson continuing careers on same card Dec. 8

Former light heavyweight world champions Jean Pascal and Chad Dawson, both of whom have seen better days, will nonetheless continue their careers in separate 10-round fights on the same card on Dec. 8 at Hialeah Park, just outside of Miami, Premier Boxing Champions announced Monday. Pascal, who held a world title from 2009-11 (including beating Dawson by 10th-round technical decision in 2010), will take on Ahmed Elbiali in the main event. Dawson, who had two light heavyweight title reigns between 2007 and 2012, will face Edwin Rodriguez in the co-feature…

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Does Simona Halep deserve to be year-end No. 1, or do WTA rankings need repair?

7:41 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), “A Champion’s Mind.” Caroline Wozniacki won the fifth-most important title in women’s tennis on Sunday, capping off a year in which she reached 10 finals (2-8), led the tour in wins (60) and top-10 wins (14). But she woke…

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James Vick ready for UFC 217 and earning the promotional push he’s been waiting for

UFC lightweight James Vick has been betting on himself, quite literally, for years. And he finally may have convinced the UFC to follow suit. Vick (11-1) will try to improve his UFC record to 8-1 on Saturday, when he takes on Joseph Duffy at UFC 217 inside Madison Square Garden. Fighting out of Fort Worth, Texas, Vick says he’s been laying money on himself since he began fighting — and doesn’t expect this weekend’s bout to be any different. Everything you need to know about UFC 217, which takes place…

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F1 on the BBC: Brazilian Grand Prix radio and online coverage details

Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth world title at the Mexican Grand Prix The 2017 Formula 1 season continues with the Brazilian Grand Prix from Friday 10 November-Sunday 12 November. BBC Sport has live coverage of practice, qualifying and the race across BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, plus live digital coverage on the BBC Sport website and mobile app – including audience interaction, expert analysis, debate, voting, features, interviews and video content. All times GMT and are subject to change. Mexican Grand Prix coverage details…

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Cricket Champions: India’s greatest – BBC Sport

From Sachin Tendulkar to the IPL – cricket continues to dominate Indian culture and society. In a series of five special videos, BBC Sport profiles India’s greatest players, talks to legends of the game and goes to the grass roots of cricket around the world. Singing with Kohli and bowling to Tendulkar Singing with Kohli and bowling to Tendulkar Houston, Texas is a hotbed of cricket in the United States, with thousands of people playing every weekend. Houston Indian Cricket Club were formed in 1986 as Jolly Cricket Club, and…

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