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Eric Garner's family, fired officer both vow to keep fighting after NYPD decision

Both Eric Garner's family and Daniel Pantaleo's legal team said they would keep fighting after the NYPD announced the decision to fire the officer.

Garoppolo Grounded
Garoppolo Grounded

Should Jimmy Garoppolo's recent struggles be a cause for concern? Jesse Pantuosco discusses the Niners' predicament in Tuesday's Dose. (Getty Images)

Rockies' Freeland hopes to reverse trend vs. D-backs

Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland has started three games against the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. Freeland (3-10, 7.09 ERA) will get one more chance Tuesday night in Phoenix in the second game of a three-game series. Freeland's struggles against the D-backs mirror his 2019 season

Murray falls to Sandgren as singles comeback continues
Murray falls to Sandgren as singles comeback continues

Andy Murray on Monday fell in the first round of the ATP Winston-Salem Open, where the three-time Grand Slam champion was giving his surgically repaired hip just its second test in singles. Britain's Murray, who feared in January that his hip trouble would end his career, accepted a wild card into

Pineda hopes to put Twins back on track vs. White Sox

After their four-game winning streak was snapped by the Chicago White Sox in the series opener Monday, the American League Central-leading Minnesota Twins will turn to right-hander Michael Pineda in Game 2 of the three-game series on Tuesday night in Minneapolis. Pineda (8-5, 4.20 ERA), who missed the

8/19/19 MLB.com FastCast
8/19/19 MLB.com FastCast

Dakota Hudson led the Cardinals' one-hit shutout with 6 2/3 no-hit innings, plus the Nationals make it 62 runs in their last five games

Rangers to go young in doubleheader vs. Angels

The Texas Rangers have a treasure trove of young left-handers trying to break into the major leagues. The Rangers rallied from an early 7-1 deficit to send the game to extra innings and win 8-7 in the 11th. Brock Burke is set to make his major-league debut in the opener of the doubleheader, a makeup

LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss
LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss

Mets manager Mickey Callaway was the Indians' pitching coach under skipper Terry Francona before getting the top job in New York. Cleveland begins the second leg of a weeklong visit to New York City after splitting a four-game series at Yankee Stadium last weekend.

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut
Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Lee beat Henri Laaksonen of Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open on Monday, earning a matchup with No

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut
Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Cardinals look to maintain hold on Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to maintain their upper hand on the visiting Milwaukee Brewers as their three-game series continues Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals won their fifth consecutive game against the Brewers on Monday night to remain atop the National League Central. Dakota

Pick Six: New coordinators with chance to make big impact
Pick Six: New coordinators with chance to make big impact

As major college football programs grow in size and complexity, the most important job a head coach has is hiring talented assistants and staff members. Coordinators are especially pivotal because they often operate with near autonomy - especially when their expertise differs with that of the head coach

Running track sped up success for Badgers RB Jonathan Taylor
Running track sped up success for Badgers RB Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor is one of the best running backs in college football. There are, of course, his parents, Elizabeth and Jonathan James, and several other family members and coaches. You need to run track,''' recalled Wisconsin running backs coach John Settle.

Homegrown Husker Stille excited to be part resurgence
Homegrown Husker Stille excited to be part resurgence

Ben Stille was born in 1997, the year Nebraska won its most recent national championship, and he grew up a half-hour from Memorial Stadium. Stille was 2 years old when Nebraska won its most recent conference title, so all he knows about the program's rich history comes from old videos, books and

Reality Check: Why your Top 25 team could tank in 2019
Reality Check: Why your Top 25 team could tank in 2019

Sorry to be a bummer at a time of the year usually reserved for hope and optimism, but there is a decent chance your favorite college team is going to be a big disappointment this season.

Home run robbers get praise - and swag for spectacular plays
Home run robbers get praise - and swag for spectacular plays

It was late in the 2015 season when Baltimore's Manny Machado smoked a pitch from Tampa Bay's Chris Archer into center field at Camden Yards. Kevin Kiermaier sprinted to the wall, turned and leaped high above it before reaching back and snatching the ball . Archer, now with Pittsburgh, was

49ers
49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo knocks off rust despite few reps in preseason debut

It couldn't have gone much worse, but Jimmy G showed signs in his return to the field.

Jason Day in Australian Open field ahead of Presidents Cup
Jason Day in Australian Open field ahead of Presidents Cup

SYDNEY (AP) -- Jason Day is hoping a one-week trip Down Under for the Australian Open will turn into two. He and Presidents Cup captain Ernie Els might already be formulating that plan.

8/19/19 MLB.com FastCast
8/19/19 MLB.com FastCast

Dakota Hudson led the Cardinals' one-hit shutout with 6 2/3 no-hit innings, plus the Nationals make it 62 runs in their last five games

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs
Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers rally, 8-7

Andrew Heaney struggled to describe his emotions with the Los Angeles Angels back in Texas for the first time since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series against the Rangers last month. Standing next to the No. 45 jersey hanging from the locker still reserved for Heaney's best friend, a joyous shout arose from a pre-game clubhouse competition near him. The Angels are showing some signs of healing, with Skaggs' memory clearly still weighing heavily on them.

Royals look for another solid effort vs. Orioles

The Kansas City Royals were able to put everything together in the first game of their three-game series against the host Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Now, the Royals want to see if they can do it again when the two teams meet again Tuesday. In the series opener, the Royals did not get a hit

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs
Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers rally, 8-7

The Los Angeles Angels let a six-run lead get away and lost 8-7 in 11 innings Monday night in their first time back in Texas since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series against the Rangers last month. Isiah Kiner-Falefa brought home the winning run with a

Serena Williams set to begin 2020 season in Auckland
Serena Williams set to begin 2020 season in Auckland

Serena Williams is set to begin her 2020 season at the WTA's ASB Classic in Auckland in January.

Muchova advances, Zhang ousted in Bronx Open
Muchova advances, Zhang ousted in Bronx Open

The 22-year-old Czech will now play American wildcard Kristie Ahn who beat Switzerland's Jil Teichmann earlier in the day. Zhang, another Wimbledon quarter-finalist this year, was knocked out by Germany's Andrea Petkovic, who broke the Chinese five times in a 6-3 6-4 victory.

Garappolo shaky in 49ers
Garappolo shaky in 49ers' 24-15 win over Broncos

Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders and 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo each made a triumphant return to action Monday night when the San Francisco 49ers' backups engineered a 24-15 preseason win over the Denver Broncos. Sanders' comeback overshadowed Garoppolo's return. After thoughts

Packers receiver J
Packers receiver J'Mon Moore involved in car accident

Green Bay Packers wide receiver J'Mon Moore was involved in a car crash the day after the team's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens last week. According to Natalie Brophy of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Moore posted photos and video to his instagram account following the accident showing

Gurriel has 2 RBIs, helps Astros over Tigers 5-4
Gurriel has 2 RBIs, helps Astros over Tigers 5-4

The Houston Astros allowed 14 hits on Monday night against the Detroit Tigers. Yuli Gurriel had two hits and drove in two runs as the Astros built a lead with a big first inning and held on for the 5-4 victory. The Astros jumped on Detroit starter Edwin Jackson (3-6) for four runs in the first inning

Recap: STL 3, MIL 0
Recap: STL 3, MIL 0

8/19/19: 3 Cardinals combine to 1-hit Brewers

UEFA Champions League qualifying preview
UEFA Champions League qualifying preview

USMNT hopefuls Sergino Dest and Ethan Horvath are one round away from the Champions League group stage.

Warriors
Warriors' Steph Curry amazed by Andre Iguodala's stellar drive off tee

The two are still finding ways to have fun together.

Johnny Manziel calls 49ers
Johnny Manziel calls 49ers' Kyle Shanahan 'one of the best in the business'

Free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel was asked which NFL coach he would play for if he had his pick, and he spoke very highly of his former offensive coordinator.

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan reflects on Jimmy Garoppolo
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan reflects on Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan reflects on Jimmy Garoppolo's preseason debut.

Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound Pirates 13-0
Nationals continue onslaught with 4 HRs, pound Pirates 13-0

The Nationals are on a hot streak at the plate that defies explanation. ''If anyone knew the answer to that, they could write a book and make millions of dollars,'' Adam Eaton said. The onslaught continued Monday night when Asdrubal Cabrera hit the last of Washington's four home

NFL Network
NFL Network's Terrell Davis reveals the toughest problem San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has right now

NFL Network's Terrell Davis reveals the toughest problem San Francisco 49ers Jimmy Garoppolo has right now.

Bulls guard Zach LaVine works out at Stance Socks Headquarters with Darren Collison
Bulls guard Zach LaVine works out at Stance Socks Headquarters with Darren Collison

Zach LaVine has been getting in great work all summer long and he kept it up on Monday, working out at the Stance Socks Headquarters in San Clemente, CA.

NFL Network
NFL Network's Terrell Davis: Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders 'confirmed' that he was back to full strength Monday night

NFL Network s Terrell Davis says Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders "confirmed" that he was back to full strength Monday night.

Tacko Fall
Tacko Fall's agent confident if Celtics don't keep him on roster another team will

He needs a lot of development still, will that happen on an NBA roster or in the G-League.

Top-10 2020 NFL Draft Interior Linemen
Top-10 2020 NFL Draft Interior Linemen

Thor Nystrom scouts the prospective 2020 interior line class in search of the next Erik McCoy, the next Garrett Bradbury. (Getty Images)

Report: Julio Jones
Report: Julio Jones' agent headed to Atlanta in hopes of completing deal

After months of negotiating between Julio Jones' agent and the Falcons, could the sides finally be closing in on a deal? Zach Klein of WSB-TV reports that Jones' agent, Jimmy Sexton, is headed to Atlanta to visit with the Falcons "and try to lock down a deal this week." The Falcons&

USMNT
USMNT's Green flying high with new manager, new position

Green is ranked as the 2.Bundesliga's 8th-best performer by WhoScored, and has drawn 3.3 fouls per match (fourth most in the league)

Drew Lock leaves with right hand injury against 49ers
Drew Lock leaves with right hand injury against 49ers

DENVER (AP) -- Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock left early in the third quarter with an injury to his right hand in Denver's preseason game against San Francisco.

Francisco Mejía homers, Padres beat Bauer and Reds 3-2
Francisco Mejía homers, Padres beat Bauer and Reds 3-2

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Francisco Mejia moved San Diego closer to the club record for homers Monday night with his solo shot off the foul pole, Manny Machado had another big hit off Trevor Bauer, and the Padres held on for a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

Lopez, Dini HRs carry Royals past skidding Orioles 5-4
Lopez, Dini HRs carry Royals past skidding Orioles 5-4

Nicky Lopez and Nick Dini homered on successive pitches in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals stretched Baltimore's latest losing streak to eight games, defeating the Orioles 5-4 Monday night. Kansas City (45-80) won for only the sixth time in its last 22 games, and Baltimore (39-86)

Grandal breaks up Cards
Grandal breaks up Cards' bid for combined no-hitter in 8th

Yasmani Grandal has ended the St. Louis Cardinals' bid for a combined no-hitter against the Milwaukee Brewers with a two-out double in the eighth inning. Dakota Hudson went the first 6 2/3 innings for the Cardinals but was pulled after throwing 111 pitches Monday night. Giovanny Gallegos entered

Drew Lock injures right hand
Drew Lock injures right hand

Broncos rookie quarterback Drew Lock left for the locker room in the third quarter after injuring his right hand. The Broncos list Lock as questionable to return, but it seems unlikely. Kevin Hogan replaced Lock. Starter Joe Flacco played three series before Lock replaced him. Lock completed 7 of 12

Heineman
Heineman's 2-run double to left

Scott Heineman tucks a two-run double into the left-field corner, pulling the Rangers within three runs in the bottom of the 5th inning

Cardinals
Cardinals' bullpen loses combined no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth inning

After Dakota Hudson tossed 6 2/3 no-hit innings against the Brewers, the Cardinals' bullpen lost it with two outs in the eighth.

A's calling up hard-throwing LHP Puk

The Oakland Athletics are bringing one of their top pitching prospects to the major leagues as hard-throwing left-hander A.J. Puk will be called up for the first time, according to multiple reports. Puk, 24, is listed as the team's No. 2 overall prospect, according to MLB.com, and when he makes his big-league debut after being called up Tuesday, it will come 18 months after he required Tommy John surgery. The A's already use left-hander Jake Diekman in late-inning relief situations, with speculation centering around Puk pitching in middle relief as he starts his major league career.

Serena Williams set to begin 2020 season in Auckland
Serena Williams set to begin 2020 season in Auckland

Serena Williams is set to begin her 2020 season at the WTA's ASB Classic in Auckland in January. Organizers of the ASB Classic announced the entry of the 23-time major winner on Tuesday. The 37-year-old Williams has played the hard court tournament once before, losing in the second round in 2017

Cubs option INF Bote to Triple-A Iowa
Cubs option INF Bote to Triple-A Iowa

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have optioned infielder David Bote to Triple-A Iowa.

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