MLB

  • The American League continued an impressive All-Star streak with their 9th straight victory over the National League Tuesday night. The AL, with the help of a 457 ft 2 run shot by Giancarlo Stanton, beat the NL 3-2. The regular season will resume on Thursday with 6 games to be played.

Stanton was chosen as MVP and said “My Pops took me to my first Dodger game, showed me how to have love for this game and now we’re here. Look at us, it’s just incredible. It hasn’t fully sank in. It’s going to be an amazing memory for all of our lives.”

 

  •  Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom delayed a simulated game that had been scheduled for Tuesday after experiencing muscle soreness in his right shoulder. deGram, a 2-time Cy Young Award winner, has been out since spring training due to a stress reaction in his right scapula. New York reportedly stating that the soreness was mild and the were delaying live batting practice “out of an abundance of caution.”

 

  • It seems that former All-Star 1st baseman Tony Clark will remain as the head of the baseball players association. He took over in late 2013 after the passing of Michael Weiner. Clark told the Baseball Writers Association of America on Tuesday that :

“There’s a lot of work that needs to be done, and I am more than committed to continue to do it.”

 

 

NFL

  • Don Yee, agent to San Francisco 49er’s QB Jimmy Garoppolo, stated last week that the quarterback was “progressing well” and “on schedule.” Garoppolo underwent shoulder surgery in the off-season but is expected to be cleared sometime in mid-August.

 

  • Sean Payton telling reporter Jarrett Bell of USA Today :

“Ultimately, do I think I’ll get back in? Sure, there’s no way to predict who that club might be. Usually, there are about six openings every year. If there’s a right fit somewhere, that ultimately will depend on several factors.”

 

  • Arizona Cardinals center, Rodney Hudson, has informed the team that will be there when veterans report to training camp on July 26th. Hudson did not show up to mandatory mini-camp last month indicating a conflict between the sides that has now apparently been worked out. The absence was deemed unexcused.

 

 

NBA

  • Forward for the Charlotte Hornets, Miles Bridges, will face 3 felony domestic abuse charges at his arraignment that is scheduled for Wednesday. Hudson was arrested on June 29th in Los Angeles and was later released on $130,000 bond. The 24-year-old was a restricted free-agent that was expected to land big money.

 

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder and JaMychal Green are finalizing a contract buyout that will then land him with the Golden State Warriors once he clears waivers.

 

  • Former All-Star Kyle Korver is set to be hired by the Atlanta Hawks to a position in their front office. Last season Korver was with the Brooklyn Nets as a development coach. He played five seasons in Atlanta from 2012-17 and was an All-Star in 2015.