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Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring

Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital, will remain in Detroit for monitoring

Brad Ausmus suggested that Martinez could be hospitalized for another night for tests and observation. With Martinez on the DL, Ausmus elected to use Miguel Cabrera in the DH spot in Friday's 13-4 victory over the Rays. The five-time All-Star will remain on the 10-day disabled list, and as Beck noted above, will be monitored over the next 10 days. Martinez, who first joined the Tigers in 2011, was the runner-up for the AL MVP in 2014.



McIlroy and Day get the weekend off

Four years after Justin Rose ended a 43-year wait for an English victor, Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood headed into the third round of the US Open at Erin Hills in a four-way tie for the lead. "When I got here Friday, put a lot of work in - not a lot, but I tried to pace myself". The cut for the top 60 and ties was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S.



Spurs slap hefty price tag on midfielder wanted by Man United

Along with the confirmed signing of Victor Lindelof , Mourinho is thought to be seeking two or three more players - including Dier and Alvaro Morata. He signed a new deal in September that took him to around £70,000-a-week and could probably expect another new extended contract later this year were he to stay.


5 things to know about Australia at the Confederations Cup

5 things to know about Australia at the Confederations Cup

Coach Joachim Low defended his selections last week, saying that the focus remains on winning the World Cup next year and that players must have time to rest. Chile will be competing in Russian Federation with much of the same squad as the Copa America and will be looking to add to their two Copa America titles that they won after a wait of 99 years.


Start of Confed Cup is great holiday for Russia: Sports minister

Start of Confed Cup is great holiday for Russia: Sports minister

Meant to act as a World Cup preview, the Confedrations Cup is always an interesting look at the top teams from each confederation in the world, as well as the reigning World Cup winners and the host nation of the next World Cup. Since 2001, it has been used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup finals . Group A, selected during the draw, features Russia , New Zealand , Portugal and Mexico , and Group B contains the 2017 African champions plus Chile , Australia and Germany .



Ronaldo : Portugal forward thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

Ronaldo , who also won the Champions League with Manchester United in 2008, has scored a record 105 goals in the competition, 11 more than FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi , his nearest challenger. As one of the world's top players, Ronaldo will be hot property should he manage to engineer a move from Madrid . Portuguese sports publication A Bola said that the four-time Ballon d'Or victor "does not want to continue in Spain and therefore will look to leave the Spanish ...