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Sports News: Norwegian Cruise Line Gives Away Cruises During CBS Sports’ Telecast of Super Bowl LIII

(STL.News) Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in cruising, today announced that it will give away eight, seven-day cruises aboard its latest ships, Norwegian Joy and the soon-to-launch Norwegian Encore, during the CBS Sports telecast of Super Bowl LIII. The company is inviting fans to Feel Free to Play & Vacay by answering at least one … Continue reading Sports News: Norwegian Cruise Line Gives Away Cruises During CBS Sports’ Telecast of Super Bowl LIII

Amid injury crisis, Tottenham finds scoring hero in Winks

With Tottenham’s attacking options getting increasingly thin amid a striker crisis, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need goals from unlikely sources to keep alive his team’s hopes of silverware this season. Harry Winks was the player to step up on Sunday. Nearly 800 days since his first goal for his boyhood club, the center midfielder … Continue reading Amid injury crisis, Tottenham finds scoring hero in Winks

NASCAR News: NASCAR announces K&N Pro Series West Schedule: GMP Aug. 24

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Jan. 10, 2019 – The 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West schedule will kick off on the dirt of Las Vegas and culminate on the big stage in Phoenix, with a challenging mix of tracks in between that will test the top drivers and teams throughout the west. The 14-race schedule … Continue reading NASCAR News: NASCAR announces K&N Pro Series West Schedule: GMP Aug. 24

PHILADELPHIA | Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA  — He’s back. Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3. “I was impressed with how well he attacked his rehab throughout the offseason,” coach Doug Pederson said Monday. “He’s done everything we’ve asked him to do and he’s ready to … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

The Latest: Andrew Luck off to a rocky start in his return

The Latest on the NFL’s first Sunday of the regular season (all times eastern): 1:26 p.m. Andrew Luck is getting off to a bit of a rocky start in his return for the Indianapolis Colts. After receiving a loud ovation during introductions, Luck made it onto the field for his first regular-season series in more … Continue reading The Latest: Andrew Luck off to a rocky start in his return

MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy | Dovizioso wins San Marino GP; Marquez extends MotoGP lead

MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy— Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso and the Ducati team won on home soil in the San Marino Grand Prix on Sunday, while Marc Marquez extended his lead atop the MotoGP standings. Starting fourth, Dovizioso quickly moved up the grid then passed pole sitter Jorge Lorenzo to take the lead early on and wasn’t challenged … Continue reading MISANO ADRIATICO, Italy | Dovizioso wins San Marino GP; Marquez extends MotoGP lead

MINNEAPOLIS | Lopez 3 outs shy of perfect game as Royals beat Twins 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS — Jorge Lopez was so calm on the mound that Royals catcher Salvador Perez didn’t even realize the rookie had a perfect game going until the late innings. The right-hander came within three outs of perfection before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth and Robbie Grossman followed with a single in Kansas City’s … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Lopez 3 outs shy of perfect game as Royals beat Twins 4-1

NEW YORK | The Latest: US Open says umpire’s calls final on Williams

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The U.S. Open says the decision by the chair umpire to hit Serena Williams with code violations is final and the actions were not reviewable. Williams received a warning from umpire Carlos Ramos for receiving coaching; was assessed a … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: US Open says umpire’s calls final on Williams

NEW YORK | Williams: Umpire treated her differently than a male player

NEW YORK — Serena Williams thought she was treated more harshly by the chair umpire in the U.S. Open final than a man would have been. Williams was cited by official Carlos Ramos for three code violations during her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka on Saturday: for getting coaching signals; for breaking her racket, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Williams: Umpire treated her differently than a male player

NEW YORK | The Latest: Isner’s 38 aces help him get to US Open’s 3rd Rd

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Serena Williams set up a third-round showdown at the U.S. Open against her older sister by hitting 13 aces and overwhelming 101st-ranked Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-2, 6-2 in a little more than an hour. This Williams vs. Williams … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Isner’s 38 aces help him get to US Open’s 3rd Rd

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Albret Pujols likely out for season after left knee surgery AP-BBA-Angels-Pujols-Surgery

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols is likely to miss the rest of his 18th major league season after undergoing surgery on his left knee. The Angels announced Wednesday that Pujols has undergone arthroscopic knee surgery performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. Recovery time is typically at least six weeks, … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | Albret Pujols likely out for season after left knee surgery AP-BBA-Angels-Pujols-Surgery

HUNTINGBURG, Ind | Indiana couple weds at ‘A League of Their Own’ stadium

HUNTINGBURG, Ind — Two baseball fans have tied the knot at a southern Indiana baseball stadium that features in the 1992 movie “A League of Their Own.” Kristopher Weisheit and Brittany Birk took their vows Saturday at home plate in League Stadium in Huntingburg. Their groomsmen and bridesmaids lined up along the first and third … Continue reading HUNTINGBURG, Ind | Indiana couple weds at ‘A League of Their Own’ stadium

NEW YORK | Federer clarifies joke about retirement after US Open win

NEW YORK  — Roger Federer sent something of a shock wave through the tennis world with what he thought was an obvious joke after improving to 18-0 in first-round matches at the U.S. Open. “I’m happy I never stumbled at the first hurdle,” Federer said during his on-court interview Tuesday night. “Almost time to retire … Continue reading NEW YORK | Federer clarifies joke about retirement after US Open win

NEW YORK | Djokovic in ‘survival mode’ at steamy US Open; Federer wins

NEW YORK— His cheeks red, hair matted with sweat, Novak Djokovic appeared to be in such distress as he trudged to a changeover on a steamy U.S. Open afternoon that someone suggested it would be a good idea to have a trash can at the ready, just in case he lost his lunch. Djokovic sat … Continue reading NEW YORK | Djokovic in ‘survival mode’ at steamy US Open; Federer wins

LEADING OFF: A’s-Astros wrap series, Mets-Cubs finish up

HILL COUNTRY The Athletics wrap up their series at Minute Maid Park, trailing the AL West-leading Astros by 1 1/2 games going into the finale. Trevor Cahill (5-3, 3.44 ERA) starts for Oakland, looking to rebound after allowing five runs in five innings against Minnesota in his last outing. Dallas Keuchel (10-10, 3.54) pitches for … Continue reading LEADING OFF: A’s-Astros wrap series, Mets-Cubs finish up

TORONTO | Blue Jays DH Morales extends home run streak to 7 games

TORONTO  — Blue Jays designated hitter Kendrys Morales set a team record by homering for the seventh consecutive game Sunday, becoming the seventh player in major league history with a home run streak of at least seven games. Ken Griffey Jr., Dale Long, and Don Mattingly share the record with home runs in eight straight … Continue reading TORONTO | Blue Jays DH Morales extends home run streak to 7 games

ST. LOUIS | On the brink: Woods electrifies in 2nd-place finish at PGA

ST. LOUIS — The ball rested on the edge of the cup, its logo peeking into the hole for what felt like forever. Back in the day, that ball dropped for Tiger Woods. On Sunday, it wouldn’t budge. Yes, Woods finished second by two strokes to Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship to extend his … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | On the brink: Woods electrifies in 2nd-place finish at PGA

DENVER | McMahon’s 3-run homer lifts Rockies past Dodgers 3-2

DENVER  — Ryan McMahon hit a three-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning — his second go-ahead homer in as many nights — and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Saturday night. McMahon’s drive off reliever J.T. Chargois (2-4) cleared the right field wall just above the out-of-town … Continue reading DENVER | McMahon’s 3-run homer lifts Rockies past Dodgers 3-2

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Sale back

A look at what’s happening around baseball Sunday: MAX MATCHUP Nationals ace Max Scherzer (15-5, 2.28 ERA) will try to become the first 16-game winner in the majors when he starts the Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Owner of three Cy Young Awards, he also leads the majors in strikeouts this year with 216 … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Sale back

OTTAWA, Ontario | Johnny Manziel better, but Alouettes stumble at end

OTTAWA, Ontario  — Johnny Manziel eliminated the interceptions but couldn’t generate enough offense for the Montreal Alouettes in a 24-17 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday night. After throwing four first-half interceptions last week in his Montreal debut, Manziel was 16 of 26 for 168 yards without an interception. He also ran three times … Continue reading OTTAWA, Ontario | Johnny Manziel better, but Alouettes stumble at end

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Arenado out

A look at what’s happening around baseball Sunday: MAX MATCHUP Nationals ace Max Scherzer (15-5, 2.28 ERA) will try to become the first 16-game winner in the majors when he starts the Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Owner of three Cy Young Awards, he also leads the majors in strikeouts this year with 216 … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Arenado out

DENVER | Marshall, Thomas not on field for national anthem.

DENVER— Linebacker Brandon Marshall and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas weren’t with their teammates on the sideline for the national anthem prior to the Denver Broncos’ game against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night. Marshall and Thomas emerged from the tunnel behind the Broncos’ bench after the anthem was over. The league and the NFLPA have … Continue reading DENVER | Marshall, Thomas not on field for national anthem.

SAN FRANCISCO | Home run king Barry Bonds has his No. 25 retired by Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds has gotten his No. 25 jersey retired by the San Francisco Giants, 11 years after he broke Hank Aaron’s home run record in his 22nd and final major league season. The Giants held a ceremony at AT&T Park on Saturday night before a game against his other team, the Pittsburgh … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Home run king Barry Bonds has his No. 25 retired by Giants

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. | Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League. It fueled her love of the sport. Now the 20-year-old Russian star is living out those childhood hopes with the Los Angeles Sparks, who drafted her with the … Continue reading WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. | Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks