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Cubs' Bryant leaves game with apparent injury to left hand

Cubs' Bryant leaves game with apparent injury to left hand

Winners of six straight games, the Cubs host the rival Cardinals for a three-game series this weekend at Wrigley Field. Not to mention the nine runs. "He's ready to rock and roll", Maddon said of Hendricks. "We just pitched badly for one inning and some really good pitchers had a tough time". -The Cardinals activated left-handed reliever Zach Duke and outfielder Randal Grichuk from the disabled list prior to opening a three-game series against the Cubs .



O'Meara shocker starts British Open golf

By the time he arrived for his second round on a blustery day at Royal Birkdale , he had a good idea what this British Open is all about, and somewhat of an idea what he is all about. Open champion. Can he repeat Trevino's epic feat? I am not a chewing gum expert, nor am I a professional golfer, so take this take with a giant pinch of salt: But chewing the same piece of gum for like, six hours is kind of unusual, right? And I'm excited for this weekend.


A scolding and a comeback for Rory McIlroy — Sports Talk

A scolding and a comeback for Rory McIlroy — Sports Talk

And that might make things a lot more interesting Sunday in the 146th Open. "I said, "Yes". At that point I mumbled and said, "Whatever". "I was a little anxious and timid". Then came another at the third, and one more on the sixth, a brutal 499-yard par 4 that is again playing as the toughest hole on the course and where he nuked a tee shot over the right fairway bunker and stuffed his approach to three feet.


Yoenis Cespedes: I want to finish my career with A's

Yoenis Cespedes: I want to finish my career with A's

And while Cespedes said publicly that he wanted to remain a Met despite opting out of his first contract at the end of the 2016 season - walking away from the final two years at a guaranteed $23.5 million per season - his comments, however well-intentioned, might be used by the team's long-suffering fan base as a reason to hold Cespedes up as the scapegoat for the team's disappointing 2017 season.


John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension

John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension

He has agreed to the four-year, $170 million extension from the Washington Wizards under the Designated Player Veteran Exception , which makes him one of the highest paid players in the National Basketball Association. Wall set the franchise career record for assists (4,610) and steals (870) and became the first player in league history to average at least 20 points, 10 assists, four rebounds, two steals and 0.5 blocks.


The Open: Rory McIlroy delighted with second-day performance

The Open: Rory McIlroy delighted with second-day performance

From there he built a forward progression, making his first birdie of the day on the 11, before following that with further gains on the 15, 17 and 18, which each holed putt edging him back within touching distance of the leaders. I was a little anxious, timid. Fellow American Jamie Lovemark was level par after a 69, with Masters champion Sergio Garcia on two over after returning the same score, despite injuring his shoulder after lashing out at a gorse bush on the fourth.