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KWBG Sports for August 8th

Posted on 08 August 2016 by KWBG

DENVER (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki became the 30th major leaguer with 3,000 career hits when he tripled off the wall in Miami’s 10-7 win at Colorado. Suzuki was hitless in his first three at-bats of the game before the big hit against Chris Rusin. At 42 years, 290 days he is the second-oldest player by […]

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KWBG Sports for August 5th

Posted on 05 August 2016 by KWBG

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The IOC has approved the entry of 271 Russian athletes for the Rio Olympics. Russia’s number of entries was originally 389 before the IOC asked international sports federations to decide which Russian athletes should be cleared to compete after a review of their doping records. The final decision on entries […]

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KWBG Sports for August 4th

Posted on 04 August 2016 by KWBG

DENVER (AP) — The Dodgers have transferred three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw to the 60-day disabled list with a herniated disc in his back. Kershaw has been out since late June and won’t be eligible to return until Aug. 27 at the earliest. Manager Dave Roberts says the team hasn’t ruled out the possibility […]

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KWBG Sports for August 3rd

Posted on 03 August 2016 by KWBG

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Arizona Cardinals All-Pro defensive back Tyrann (TY’-rahn) Mathieu has agreed to a five-year, $62.5 million contract extension, with $40 million guaranteed. The package makes him the NFL’s highest-paid safety and comes despite major injuries to both knees in his […]

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KWBG Sports for August 2nd

Posted on 02 August 2016 by KWBG

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians’ lead in the AL Central is down to four games over Detroit after rookie Max Kepler homered three times and had six RBIs in Minnesota’s 12-5 romp at Cleveland. Kepler hit a pair of two-run homers off loser Danny Salazar and added a two-run shot off Cody Anderson. Joe Mauer […]

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KWBG Sports for August 1st

Posted on 01 August 2016 by KWBG

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Walker closed with a 3-under 67 to earn a one-stroke victory over defending champion Jason Day in the PGA Championship. Walker produced three big birdies on the back nine and sealed the win with a 3-foot putt for par on 18 after Day eagled the hole. Walker is the fourth […]

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KWBG Sports for July 29th

Posted on 29 July 2016 by KWBG

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jimmy Walker carries a one-stroke lead into the second round of the PGA Championship as he tries to become the fourth first-time winner of a major title this year. Walker had six birdies in his best round in a grand slam event, a 5-under 65. Martin Kaymer (KY’-mur) shares second with […]

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KWBG Sports for July 28th

Posted on 28 July 2016 by KWBG

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick wasn’t present at camp yesterday after setting a franchise record with 31 touchdown passes last year while leading the team within a victory of a playoff spot. He and the Jets have failed to come to an agreement on a deal that would satisfy […]

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KWBG Sports for July 27th

Posted on 27 July 2016 by KWBG

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. and cash from the San Diego Padres for minor league right-hander Hansel Rodriguez. Upton is hitting .255 with 16 home runs, 45 RBIs, 46 runs scored and 20 stolen bases this season. The Padres will reportedly pay all but $5 million of […]

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KWBG Sports for July 26th

Posted on 26 July 2016 by KWBG

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated on a conditional basis by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, although he will be suspended for the first four games of this season. Gordon has been banned since February 2015 for multiple violations of the league’s drug policies. He can take part in preseason practices […]

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