White Sox acquire closer Craig Kimbrel from crosstown Cubs
The Chicago White Sox acquired All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the Cubs on Friday.
Olympics-Baseball-'Best ball in the world' gets mud bath, gloved treatment
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - They hail from Sri Lanka, enjoy 30-second rubs in U.S. mud, get top-notch service in Japan because of the pandemic and are called the best in the world by Joe Ryan, an Olympian who played the game of his life on Friday.
Bills WR Cole Beasley releases anti-vaccination rap
Buffalo Bills wideout Cole Beasley released a rap song containing lyrics against receiving a COVID-19 vaccination shot.
Quakes seeking rare breakthrough against Sounders
After the San Jose Earthquakes played to a 1-1 tie with visiting Houston last Saturday, their lone tally coming on an own goal by the Dynamo, the team's website noted the Quakes had extended their unbeaten streak with a fourth consecutive MLS draw.
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Tigers trade LHP Daniel Norris to Brewers
The Milwaukee Brewers acquired left-hander Daniel Norris from the Detroit Tigers on Friday in exchange for minor league right-hander Reese Olson.
Avalanche re-sign F Tyson Jost through 2022-23
The Colorado Avalanche re-signed forward Tyson Jost to a two-year contract on Friday.
Braves bring aboard OF Adam Duvall, OF Eddie Rosario
The Atlanta Braves acquired outfielders Adam Duvall and Eddie Rosario in separate deals ahead of Friday's trade deadline.
Olympics-Hockey-Argentina goalie Vivaldi looking to add another gold and tattoo to his collection
TOKYO (Reuters) - Argentina goalkeeper Juan Vivaldi hopes his team mates will join him in getting an Olympic tattoo if the reigning champions come out on top of the men's hockey tournament at the Tokyo Games.
Olympics roundup: Novak Djokovic loses pair of tennis semis
Novak Djokovic suffered a double defeat, losing in the semifinals of both men's singles and mixed-doubles play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
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