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CHICAGO | Cubs reliever Pedro Strop to miss rest of regular season

CHICAGO — Cubs reliever Pedro Strop will miss the rest of the regular season with a left hamstring strain, leaving the NL Central leaders with major questions at the back end of their bullpen. The team announced the injury after Strop underwent an MRI on Friday. Strop has been Chicago’s closer since Brandon Morrow was … Continue reading CHICAGO | Cubs reliever Pedro Strop to miss rest of regular season

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. | Falcons safety Keanu Neal suffers season-ending knee injury

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.— Atlanta Falcons safety Keanu Neal will miss the remainder of the season after hurting his left knee in Thursday night’s 18-12 opening loss at Philadelphia. The loss of Neal, a leader on the defense who was selected to his first Pro Bowl in 2017, is a major blow to the Atlanta defense. … Continue reading FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. | Falcons safety Keanu Neal suffers season-ending knee injury

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Rookie quarterback Josh Allen moved one step closer to becoming the Buffalo Bills’ starter. Coach Sean McDermott is providing the strong-armed, first-round draft pick his opportunity to win the job by naming him the starter in Buffalo’s preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The team announced the decision on … Continue reading ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen is getting his chance to secure the starting job in Buffalo’s preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Allen will make his first start of the preseason in a home game against the Bengals, the team announced on its Twitter account. The move comes after … Continue reading ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. | Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

ATLANTA | Braves’ Acuna day to day after being plunked with pitch

ATLANTA  — Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami’s Jose Urena. The team announced Thursday that a CT scan on Acuna’s elbow was normal. X-rays also were negative. Urena was ejected from Wednesday night’s game after hitting Acuna on the first pitch in … Continue reading ATLANTA | Braves’ Acuna day to day after being plunked with pitch