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Moose­heads’ funk con­tin­ues in Monc­ton The hal­i­fax Moose­heads are fac­ing their first ad­ver­sity of this young QMJHL sea­son. The Moose­heads lost for the third game in a row Wednesday night when they fell 3-2 to the host Monc­ton Wild­cats be­fore 3,173 fans. Wild­cats for­ward Mika cyr net­ted his eighth goal of the sea­son mid­way through the third pe­riod to break a 2-2 dead­lock as hal­i­fax dropped its third-straight one-goal game. The herd (4-2-2) fell in over­time the pre­vi­ous two out­ings. Benoit-olivier Groulx, with his fifth, and Max Fortier, with his sixth, scored in the first pe­riod for hal­i­fax, which out­shot Monc­ton 42-25. con­nor Moyni­han as­sisted on both goals. The Moose­heads are back in ac­tion Fri­day night when they visit the cape Bre­ton scream­ing ea­gles. Red sox fire man­ager Far­rell John Far­rell racked up a lot of wins and World se­ries ti­tle with the Bos­ton red sox. But past suc­cess wasn’t enough to save his job after con­sec­u­tive early play­off ex­its. Bos­ton fired Far­rell on Wednesday after the team’s sec­ond straight loss in the AL di­vi­sion se­ries. Lebron in doubt for opener vs. Celtics Lebron James won’t play again in the pre-sea­son be­cause of a sprained left an­kle and his sta­tus for the cleve­land cava­liers’ sea­son opener is in ques­tion. James ag­gra­vated his an­kle while mak­ing his ex­hi­bi­tion de­but Tues­day night against chicago. he scored 17 points and had eight turnovers as the cava­liers fell to 0-4.

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The Na­tion­als’ Michael A. Taylor hits an eighth-in­ning grand slam on Wednesday evening at Wrigley Field.

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