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Paul Sullivan: Position players pitching is all the rage, but how about some new ideas to save the bullpens?

Sunday  19:05,   19 august 2018
chicagotribune

The Mets were trouncing the Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday, so Phillies manager Gabe Kapler wanted to save his bullpen for the nightcap. Center fielder Roman Quinn and shortstop Scott Kingery combined to throw the final three[...]
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Longest U.S. high school football win streak snapped at 70 games

Sunday  11:30,   19 august 2018
thescore

The longest active high school football win streak in the United States came to an end on Friday night. Wisconsin's Kimberly High School had its 70-game win streak snapped with a 31-28 loss to Fond du Lac. It was Kimberly's first loss since [...]

Heady times in Oakland as A’s go from almost worst to first

Sunday  08:00,   19 august 2018
sfchronicle

How do you flip a division on its head? How do you turn baseball inside out? Be the 2018 Oakland Athletics. On Saturday afternoon, the A’s completed their ascendance from almost worst to tied for first. On June 18, the A’s were 12 games behind[...]

Duke’s R.J. Barrett, Zion Williamson put on dunk show for fans in Canada

Sunday  07:51,   19 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson threw down dunks for the fans who showed up to their practice in Canada.Duke and McGill's game on Sunday will air on ESPN+ at 3 p.m. ET. This was only[...]

David Price has snippy exchange with reporter after win

Sunday  07:50,   19 august 2018
yardbarker

David Price is firing on all cylinders right now, and that also includes sass. After the five-time All-Star threw seven stellar innings to earn the victory in Boston’s 5-2 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday, he was asked by a reporter what was[...]

Watson sharp, Texans score late TD vs. 49ers for 2nd preseason win

Sunday  07:30,   19 august 2018
houstonchronicle

The Texans beat the 49ers 16-13 on Saturday.Deshaun Watson calmly delivered a strike Saturday night to Bruce Ellington, serving notice that his arm and his surgically repaired right knee are ready for the rigors of the NFL regular[...]

Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Larson clinch playoff berths

Sunday  07:05,   19 august 2018
nascar

Three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers officially clinched playoff berths by virtue of points following Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, joining nine other drivers in the field by virtue of victories. Team Penske drivers Ryan [...]

Jacob deGrom Just Cemented Himself as the NL Cy Young Winner

Sunday  06:00,   19 august 2018
12up

​Someone give this guy the Nobel Peace Prize. He's been dealing with trying times on the wrong side of New York City, but Jacob deGrom is putting together the best season of his career and he's running away with the ​NL Cy Young[...]

Prescott solid, Dalton sluggish but Bengals top Cowboys 21-13

Sunday  05:55,   19 august 2018
ap.org

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys had another efficient preseason showing. Andy Dalton bogged down a bit with his Cincinnati Bengals.BOX SCORE: BENGALS 21, COWBOYS 13Prescott led a pair of scoring drives in three possessions, capped with a[...]

Little Leaguer Aukai Kea does Bryce Harper bat flip after walk-off home run in LLWS game

Sunday  04:35,   19 august 2018
usatoday

A Little League star looked like Nationals star Bryce Harper as he did a two-handed bat flip after a walk-off homer in the Little League World Series.Hawaii Little League pitcher Aukai Kea, 13, hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning,[...]

Raiders rest starters, lose to Rams, 19-15

Sunday  04:31,   19 august 2018
sfchronicle

The Rams beat the Raiders 19-15 on Saturday.With the Raiders and Rams playing each other in their regular-season opener in less than a month, any question of how much they would reveal in Saturday’s preseason matchup was answered about an hour[...]

Mourinho: Man City 'can buy top players, cannot buy class'

Sunday  03:50,   19 august 2018
nbcsports

"If you are a rich club, you can buy top players, you cannot buy class."[ MORE: What did we learn from Premier League Week 2?[...]

Curry: LeBron fake trash talked in Finals to look like a leader

Sunday  03:35,   19 august 2018
12up

​You're telling me we're staging trash talk during the NBA Finals?! If this is true, we need Adam Silver to step in.Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry appears on the Bill Simmons Podcast earlier this week and spoke on a wide range of[...]

Ratings, reaction as Messi nets Barca's 6,000th goal in win over Alaves

Sunday  03:20,   19 august 2018
90min

Goal Barcelona began the defence of their La Liga title in promising style on Saturday evening with a 3-0 home victory over Alaves.The visitors started brightly, although were unable to find a tangible reward. And, as was destined simply due to the[...]

Kevin Stadler’s broken club accidentally hits spectator in head, causes stitches

Sunday  03:10,   19 august 2018
golfweek

The final event of the Web.com Tour regular season is stressful enough without a bizarre and unlikely incident that went down in the second round. There were rumblings on social media Friday evening that Kevin Stadler had an unfortunate accident at [...]