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Scoreboard roundup — 8/19/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEKansas City 5, Baltimore 4Seattle 9, Tampa Bay 3Houston 5, Detroit 4Chi White Sox 6, Minnesota 4Texas 8, LA Angels 7NATIONAL LEAGUESan Diego 3, Cincinnati 2Washington 13, Pittsburgh 0St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 0Arizona 5, Colorado 2NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE PRESEASONSan Francisco 24,…read more »

Report: Dwight Howard’s reps given green light to talk to Lakers

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Is Dwight Howard’s short time with the Memphis Grizzlies close to coming to an end?League sources tell ESPN the center’s representatives have been given permission to talk to other teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom Howard played for in 2012.Los Angeles’ interest in the 33-year-old comes…read more »

Former NFL running back, University of Texas star Cedric Benson dies at 36

33ft/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) — Cedric Benson, a former NFL running back and fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, died in Austin, Texas over the weekend. He was 36. Benson’s attorney, Sam Bassett, told ESPN that he died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night. Bassett said he did not have details of the accident.Benson, who…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/18/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUENY Mets 11, Kansas City 5AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 7, Toronto 0Tampa Bay 5, Detroit 4Boston 13, Baltimore 7Cleveland 8, NY Yankees 4Minnesota 6, Texas 3Houston 4, Oakland 1LA Angels 9, Chi White Sox 2NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 5, Cincinnati 4San Diego 3, Philadelphia 2Atlanta…read more »

3 dead in soccer riot in Honduras as opposing fans attack team bus

iStock(NEW YORK) — Three people were killed during riots before a soccer match in Honduras late Saturday when opposing fans attacked a team bus and chaos broke out between spectators and police. At least 10 other people were injured, some seriously, according to the Honduran Red Cross.The game between Motagua and Olimpia was called off…read more »

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