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Record 10 Homers As AL Wins All-Star Game 8-6 In 10 Innings

Record 10 Homers As AL Wins All-Star Game 8-6 In 10 Innings

By BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for…More

The NFL’s Most Outsized Contracts: 20 Players With Bloated Deals

The NFL’s Most Outsized Contracts: 20 Players With Bloated Deals

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 By Bill Barnwell ESPN.com With most sports, the number you see in the press release is the number a player is going to get. In the NFL, though, a contract isn’t really a contract. While there has certainly been chatter that the players hope to follow Kirk Cousins‘ precedent in targeting fully…More

Woods Says British Open Becomes Best Shot At A Major

Woods Says British Open Becomes Best Shot At A Major

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods doesn’t feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Woods is back at the British Open for the first time in three years, and he believes his confidence and his chances of winning are getting better as the year goes on. He missed…More

NFC South Q&A: Who will win the division?

NFC South Q&A: Who will win the division?

NFC South Q&A: Who will win the division? By ESPN Will the Saints repeat as division champs in 2018? Our roundtable reporters give their picks for who will win the division and how many playoff teams will emerge from the NFC South. Vaughn McClure, Atlanta Falcons reporter: The race should be a close one again,…More

Baby Braves Looking To Shake Out of Midseason Swoon

Baby Braves Looking To Shake Out of Midseason Swoon

By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — As well as things have gone for the Atlanta Braves in the season’s first half, lately there are troubling signs that something is not right. Or maybe a lot of things are not right. The Braves have lost six of eight games and this week briefly fell…More

Albies Hits 2 HRs, Drives In 4, As Braves Top Blue Jays 9-5

Albies Hits 2 HRs, Drives In 4, As Braves Top Blue Jays 9-5

By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Ozzie Albies’ first career multihomer game was special. Making his mother’s wish come true was even better. Albies snapped Atlanta’s power drought with two homers, and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 on Wednesday to move back into a tie for the NL East lead.…More

Croatia in World Cup Final For 1st Time, Beat England 2-1

Croatia in World Cup Final For 1st Time, Beat England 2-1

By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia’s legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966. Then the second half…More

NFC South Q&A: Who Is On the Hottest Seat In the Division?

NFC South Q&A: Who Is On the Hottest Seat In the Division?

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 By ESPN Which player, coach or front-office executive in the NFC South is on the hottest seat this season? Our roundtable reporters give their picks. Vaughn McClure, Atlanta Falcons reporter: Jameis Winston, no question about it. The Tampa Bay quarterback’s off-the-field issues continue to accumulate following the problems he had while…More

#57 – Al Simmons: The Man Who Changed His Name For Baseball!

#57 – Al Simmons: The Man Who Changed His Name For Baseball!

Click Card For Stats #57 – Al Simmons http://images.tritondigitalcms.com/1453/sites/2/2018/07/10173057/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__57-1531235120.mp3 This baseball player was born with the name “Alois Szymanski,” but after his baseball career took off, he got sick of announcers screwing up his name, so he changed his last name to “Simmons.” Simmons played for two decades in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an…More

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