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N.J. Little Leaguer ‘Big Al’ Delia sets web on fire with ‘I hit dingers’ intro

Monday  22:06,   13 august 2018
usatodayhss

Middletown N.J.'s Little League squad fell short of Williamsport, but not before 'Big Al' Delia exploded on the internet sceneAs noted by our friends at the Asbury Park Press, this was Delia in his ESPN intro before[...]
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Report: Rockets expected to bring Carmelo off the bench

Monday  21:36,   13 august 2018
thescore

Carmelo Anthony will finally be relegated to a bench role. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets are expected to bring Anthony off the bench after signing the 34-year-old to a veteran's minimum deal worth $2.4 million this[...]

Tiger's PGA run likely punched his ticket to Ryder Cup

Monday  21:35,   13 august 2018
cbc.ca

Tiger Woods has earned a spot on the American Ryder Cup team with his recent hot form, captain Jim Furyk hinted on Monday. Speaking 14 hours after the PGA Championship, where Woods finished second to fellow American Brooks Koepka, Furyk said form[...]

Lindsay Whalen to retire at conclusion of 2018 season

Monday  21:35,   13 august 2018
thescore

Minnesota Lynx guard and WNBA legend Lindsay Whalen has announced she will retire at the end of the current season. "I would like to announce that after 15 seasons in the WNBA I am going to retire after the 2018 season," Whalen said[...]

Raonic becomes top-ranked Canadian again

Monday  19:55,   13 august 2018
msn

LONDON - Milos Raonic moved back into top spot in the Canadian men's tennis rankings Monday after Denis Shapovalov fell six positions in the latest ATP World Tour list. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., held steady at No. 29 but became the national[...]

Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart, Former WWE Wrestler, Dies at 63

Monday  19:51,   13 august 2018
thewrap

Former WWE wrestler Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has died. He was 63. "WWE is saddened to learn that Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart passed away," the company wrote on its website. "WWE extends its condolences to Neidhart's[...]

Gulutzan talks boosting Oilers’ speed, Lucic’s redemption potential

Monday  19:07,   13 august 2018
sportsnet.ca

Who has had a better vantage point than Glen Gulutzan of the anomaly that is the Edmonton Oilers? Fired by the Calgary Flames, he’s now been recruited by Edmonton to help the other Albertan club bounce back. The post Furyk gets core of Ryder Cup[...]

What we know about investigation into culture of DJ Durkin's Maryland program

Monday  18:17,   13 august 2018
usatoday

DJ Durkin has been placed on leave by Maryland as the culture of his football program is investigated following the death of lineman Jordan McNair.With 19 days left before Maryland opens the season at home against Texas, here is what you need to[...]

Report: Carmelo Anthony to sign with Rockets on Monday

Monday  18:16,   13 august 2018
yardbarker

Carmelo Anthony has verbally committed to signing with the Houston Rockets, and it sounds like he will finally be putting pen to paper on Monday. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowki, Anthony has traveled to Houston for a physical and will sign his [...]

Golf fans had questions about Tiger Woods’ post-PGA Championship kiss

Monday  18:16,   13 august 2018
ftw.usatoday

<p>Tiger Woods put together a valiant effort at Sunday's PGA Championship even though it didn't end with a 15th major title. Really, it was everything golf fans could have asked for.</p>And after the round, Woods shared a[...]

Baseball signed by inaugural HOF class sells for record amount

Monday  17:56,   13 august 2018
thescore

It's difficult to put a price on history, but apparently not impossible. A baseball signed by 11 of the 12 members of the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame class of 1939, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, and Walter Johnson, sold on Saturday [...]

Future is now for Blue Jays, never mind this ‘service time’ business

Monday  17:04,   13 august 2018
thestar

There’s no question that I’ll click over to some parts of what could very well be another wretchedly boring Blue Jays game tonight just to see how the kids do in their pitching and catching debuts. With so much hype surrounding the team’s farm[...]

Red Sox old-timer's memorabilia going up for sale

Monday  17:04,   13 august 2018
msn

BIDDEFORD, Maine - Some items belonging to one of the Boston Red Sox's early members — when the team was known as the Boston Americans — are coming up for sale. Third baseman Harry Lord played for the Americans and then the Red Sox, becoming one [...]

The impact Shea Weber’s injuries will have on his game next season

Monday  17:03,   13 august 2018
msn

Two major surgeries will keep Weber on the shelf through the first part of the upcoming season. It was not an easy road for the Canadiens last year. Injuries and horrid luck decimated their season before they ever had a chance to settle into any[...]

Top Jays prospects Jansen, Reid-Foley to make MLB debuts Monday

Monday  14:56,   13 august 2018
cbc.ca

The Toronto Blue Jays will feature two fresh faces in their lineup when they take on the Royals in Kansas City on Monday. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said Sunday that Sean Reid-Foley will make his Major League debut on the mound and he will be[...]