1. Terry Francona Illness: Updates on Indians Manager's Status and Return

    The Cleveland Indians will be without manager Terry Francona for Tuesday's game against the Washington Nationals because "he was experiencing chest pains before [the] game," per Paul Hoynes of Cleveland...

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  2. Kendall Wright Injury: Updates on Titans Star's Hamstring, Illness and Return

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright has been on the shelf after suffering a hamstring injury in training camp Aug. 2 and later dealing with an illness. It's unclear when he will return to the field...

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  3. Medal Count 2016 Olympics: Twitter Reacts to Monday's Standings and Results

    The United States pulled ahead in the early medal race at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and viewers back at home naturally had plenty to say about it on Twitter...

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  4. Brandon Crawford Has 1st 7-Hit Game Since 1975 vs. Marlins

    The San Francisco Giants outlasted the Miami Marlins in a 14-inning marathon Monday, 8-7, and shortstop Brandon Crawford made headlines in the win...

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  5. Big 12 Reportedly Urged by LGBT Advocacy Groups to Not Select BYU for Expansion

    Big 12 expansion has been a notable topic of discussion during the college football offseason, but a coalition of national LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) advocacy groups ...

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  6. Carlos Gonzalez Injury: Updates on Rockies Star's Ankle and Return

    Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez left Aug. 8's game against the Texas Rangers because of a nagging ankle injury and missed three of Colorado's next four contests...

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  7. Olympic Swimming 2016: Women's 100M Backstroke Medal Winners, Times and Results

    There were four medalists at Monday's women's 100-meter backstroke, but Hungary's Katinka Hosszu stole the show with a strong finishing kick and impressive touch at the wall...

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  8. Missy Franklin Fails to Reach Finals of Women's 200M Freestyle at 2016 Olympics

    Swimming superstar Missy Franklin entered the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro with five Olympic medals, but she failed to add to her illustrious collection in the women's 200-meter freestyle...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 25,317 reads 5 comments

  9. Cameron Maybin Injury: Updates on Tigers OF's Thumb and Return

    Detroit Tigers center fielder Cameron Maybin had been dealing with a thumb injury that forced him to the disabled list on Aug. 10, but he is ready to return to action. Continue for updates...

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  10. Usain Bolt Says Rio 2016 Will Be His Final Olympic Games

    The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics will be the final time track and field fans get to see Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in action during the Games...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 44,677 reads 10 comments

  11. Bruce Bochy Hospitalized: Updates on Giants Manager's Status and Return

    The San Francisco Giants were without manager Bruce Bochy for Monday night’s game against the Miami Marlins because of an illness, per Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle , but he is ready to return...

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  12. JaCoby Stevens to LSU: Tigers Land 5-Star Safety Prospect

    LSU made a serious splash on the recruiting trail Monday when athlete JaCoby Stevens joined its 2017 class. Shea Dixon of 247Sports shared word of Stevens' decision from his announcement...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 15,270 reads 55 comments

  13. Kevin Pillar Injury: Updates on Toronto Blue Jays OF's Thumb and Return

    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar suffered a left thumb sprain and was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 8. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,290 reads 2 comments

  14. NFL Preseason Schedule 2016: Dates, Ticket Info and More

    While pigskin-starved NFL fans still have to wait another month for the first official game of the 2016 campaign, the preseason has arrived to provide temporary solace during the remaining weeks of the offseason...

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  15. Fantasy Football 2016: 1st-Round Mock Draft and Winning Strategy

    While all 32 NFL teams are preparing for the 2016 season with the start of the preseason schedule, millions of fantasy football players are squeezing in some last-minute research in anticipation of their ever-important drafts...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 13,991 reads 1 comments

  16. Olympic 2016 Results: Medal Winners, Highlights for Each Event After Sunday

    Marquee names and medal opportunities dominated the Sunday slate at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Familiar competitors such as swimmers Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky ...

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  17. Joey Bosa's Mom Says She Wishes Son 'Pulled an Eli Manning' on Draft Day

    Rookie defensive lineman Joey Bosa still hasn't attended San Diego Chargers training camp, and his mother reportedly brought up a painful chapter in the franchise's history when discussing the contract dispute between the two sides...

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  18. Olympic Swimming 2016: Men's 4x100M Freestyle Relay Medal Winners and Times

    The most decorated medal winner in Olympic history added another gold to his collection in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday...

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  19. Adam Peaty Sets World Record in 100M Breaststroke at 2016 Rio Games

    Great Britain’s Adam Peaty took home the gold medal in dramatic fashion during the men’s 100-meter breaststroke final at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Peaty turned in a blistering time of 57...

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  20. Sarah Sjostrom Sets World Record in 100M Butterfly at 2016 Rio Olympics

    Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom not only won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro—she set a world record in the process. Sjostrom won the women’s 100-meter butterfly with a time of 55...

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  21. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Neck and Return

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was dealing with a stiff neck that kept him out of the lineup for multiple games amid reports he was also dealing with a shoulder injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 13,830 reads 34 comments

  22. Sonny Gray Injury: Updates on Athletics Pitcher's Arm and Return

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray suffered a forearm injury during his start against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list. It is uncertain when he will return to action...

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  23. Alijah Vera-Tucker to USC: Trojans Land 4-Star OT Prospect

    The USC Trojans added some size and talent to its future offensive line on Friday in the form of offensive tackle prospect Alijah Vera-Tucker...

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  24. Desmond Trufant Injury: Updates on Falcons CB's Hip and Return

    Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant suffered an injury during practice on Aug. 5, per D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , but he is ready to return to the field for game action...

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  25. Alshon Jeffery Injury: Updates on Bears Star's Hamstring and Return

    Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery suffered a hamstring injury on Aug. 3. However, he has returned to the field and played in both of the team's preseason games. Continue for updates...

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