Trevor Story of Colorado Rockies leaves game vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story left Monday night’s game in the middle of a fourth-inning at-bat against Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu. Story grimaced as he swung and missed a pitch, with manager Bud Black and trainer Keith Dugger coming out to check on the All-Star before they walked him back to the dugout. Pat Valaika finished the at-bat for Story, lining out, and then stayed in the game at shortstop. Story is hitting .288 this season and is among the league leaders with 33 home runs and 102…

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FIFA chief Gianni Infantino expresses doubt over La Liga game in U.S.

With reports that Girona are set to face Barcelona in Miami this coming January, the FC crew share their varying opinions on La Liga coming to the U.S. La Liga may not get permission from FIFA to hold Girona’s home game against Barcelona in Miami on Jan. 26, 2019, with president Gianni Infantino expressing doubt. While plans to stage a game have been progressing, a decision has yet to be made by football’s world governing body and Infantino has admitted the idea is not appealing to him.  In a statement…

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Ferrari needs to bring its ‘A game’ to beat Mercedes

Following his win at the Singapore Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes is bringing its ‘A game’ to every race weekend and Ferrari has to do the same if it is to wrestle back the momentum in the race for this year’s championship. At a track where Mercedes was expected to struggle, Hamilton dominated at the Marina Bay Street Circuit to claim a seventh victory of 2018. Hamilton’s fourth career victory in Singapore means he leads Vettel by 40 points with six rounds remaining. Hamilton believes Mercedes is currently performing…

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Vontae Davis of Buffalo Bills Retires During an N.F.L. Game

Davis, who signed a one-year, $5 million contract with Buffalo in February after spending seasons with the Miami Dolphins and the Indianapolis Colts, said he meant “no disrespect” to his teammates and coaches and called the decision to retire “overwhelming.” “I had an honest moment with myself,” he said, adding that he also wondered, “Do I want to keep sacrificing?” He continued, “Truthfully, I do not because the season is long, and it’s more important to me and my family to walk away healthy than to willfully embrace the warrior…

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Dodgers vs. Cardinals – Game Recap – September 16, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright had something to prove. Wainwright pitched two-hit ball over six innings for his first win in five months, Marcell Ozuna homered and the St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the finale of a four-game series with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night. “You know what? Us old guys can still play can’t we? A little bit,” the 37-year-old Wainwright said. “The main thing for me tonight was to do what I did in my entire rehab performances. It was all about executing,…

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Boston Red Sox’s Mookie Betts leaves game after getting hurt

BOSTON — Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts left Sunday’s game against the New York Mets after appearing to hurt his side while making a throw to home plate. Betts caught a fly ball from Wilmer Flores in the sixth inning Sunday and tried unsuccessfully to throw out Austin Jackson, who slid in safely. Betts went down to one knee and was stretching his left side and back as a team trainer and manager Alex Cora jogged to the outfield. Betts walked off slowly and was replaced by Tzu-Wei Lin,…

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Nationals vs. Braves – Game Recap – September 15, 2018

ATLANTA — Juan Soto shrugged off his latest accomplishment after showing what he can do on the bases. “I stole three bags, and I helped my team to win,” he said. “That’s pretty good.” Soto became the youngest player to steal three bases in a game, had an RBI single and scored the tiebreaking run, helping the Washington Nationals stop the Atlanta Braves‘ season-best, six-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory on Saturday. Soto hit an RBI single in the first inning and stole second, then walked in the fourth,…

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Tigers vs. Indians – Game Recap – September 15, 2018

CLEVELAND — With ski googles perched on his head, Michael Brantley stood in the middle of Cleveland’s rocking clubhouse just a few from a bin overflowing with dozens of empty beer and champagne bottles. The party was in full swing on Saturday. So were the Indians. And as he watched his teammates target each other with foamy fluids, Brantley wanted to cherish an AL Central championship that seemed preordained. “I’m savoring every moment of this,” Brantley said after the Indians won their third straight division title on Saturday. “This never…

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Dodgers vs. Cardinals – Game Recap – September 15, 2018

ST. LOUIS — Yasiel Puig homered three times and had a career-high seven RBI, giving him five homers in two games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed St. Louis 17-4 Saturday to move ahead of the Cardinals into sole possession of the second National League wild card. Puig hit a solo homer in the fourth off John Gant (7-6) and three-run drives in the fifth against Mike Mayers and in the seventh versus Luke Weaver. Puig raised his season total to 21 homers with the first three-homer game of his…

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U.S. men’s basketball dominates Uruguay in FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying game

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. is another step closer to qualifying for the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Frank Mason III scored 16 points, and the U.S. beat Uruguay 114-57 on Friday night in the Americans’ first game of the second round of qualifying for next year’s World Cup. The Americans took command with a 15-0 run late in the first quarter, and finished the game shooting 61 percent. Chasson Randle scored 15 points and Derrick White had 14 for the U.S., which is 6-1 in qualifying. Results from the first…

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