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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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KWBG Sports for July 25th

Posted on 25 July 2016 by KWBG

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Ken Griffey Jr., a five-tool outfielder, and Mike Piazza, probably the best 62nd-round draft pick in the history of pro sports, are the two newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Griffey finished his 22-year big league career with 630 home runs while Piazza had a career batting average of […]

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KWBG Sports for July 21st

Posted on 21 July 2016 by KWBG

BOSTON (AP) — Henley Ramirez hit three home runs and the Boston Red Sox took over first place in the AL East by beating NL West-leading San Francisco 11-7. The victory gave the Red Sox a half-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles. Ramirez homered in the second and third innings off Giants starter Matt Cain […]

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KWBG Sports for July 20th

Posted on 20 July 2016 by KWBG

PHOENIX (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion (ehn-kar-nah-see-OHN’) hit his 25th home run, Aaron Sanchez won his ninth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1. Encarnacion’s three-run shot pushed his major league-leading RBI total to 84. Sanchez, who is 10-1, was pitching on nine days’ rest thanks to the All-Star break, BOSTON […]

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KWBG Sports for July 19th

Posted on 19 July 2016 by KWBG

SEATTLE (AP) — Adam Lind’s three-run pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning gave the Seattle Mariners an improbable 4-3 comeback victory over the Chicago White Sox, who suffered their fifth straight loss. White Sox starter Chris Sale allowed just one hit in eight shutout innings but closer David Robertson, who had recorded 13 straight save […]

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KWBG Sports for July 18th

Posted on 18 July 2016 by KWBG

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Henrik Stenson set or tied several major championship records in earning a victory in the British Open at Royal Troon. Stenson tied Johnny Miller with a final-round 63, and his 20-under 264 broke the total scoring record for a major tournament. Phil Mickelson closed with a 65 to finish 17 under […]

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KWBG Sports for July 15th

Posted on 15 July 2016 by KWBG

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Round 2 of the British Open is in progress at Royal Troon, where Phil Mickelson flirted with golf history yesterday. Mickelson had a chance to become the first player in major championship history to shoot a 62, but he missed a birdie putt on his final hole to settle for an […]

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KWBG Sports for July 14th

Posted on 14 July 2016 by KWBG

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady is going to need a “Hail, Mary” effort to get his four-game “Deflategate” suspension lifted after an appeals court refused to give him a new hearing. That upheld a lower court ruling that affirmed NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s (guh-DEHLZ’) power to levy the four-game suspension. Brady’s only remaining option […]

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KWBG Sports for July 13th

Posted on 13 July 2016 by KWBG

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer and fellow Kansas City Royal Eric Hosmer added a solo blast and two RBIs as the American League downed the National League 4-2 in the All-Star game at San Diego. Perez snapped a 1-1 tie with his second-inning homer, but Hosmer came away with the […]

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