Aug 27

Diamondbacks activate center fielder A.J. Pollock (Yahoo Sports)

As expected, the Arizona Diamondbacks have activated center fielder A.J. Pollock and he was in the lineup for Friday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. Pollock was second in the batting order against the Reds behind Jean Segura and ahead of Pau…

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Aug 27

Mets to skip struggling deGrom on Monday vs Marlins (Yahoo Sports)

Trying to make a push in the crowded NL playoff race, the New York Mets plan to skip struggling right-hander Jacob deGrom the next time through the rotation. New York manager Terry Collins rattled off five potential candidates Friday: Sean Gilmartin, …

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Aug 27

Blue Jays get C Navarro from White Sox (Yahoo Sports)

The Toronto Blue Jays added depth at catcher for the stretch run by re-acquiring veteran switch-hitter Dioner Navarro from the Chicago White Sox on Friday. The Blue Jays sent minor league left-hander Colton Turner to Chicago in the waiver deal. Navar…

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Aug 27

Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic scores

Aug 27 (Gracenote) – Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic at the par-71 course on Friday in Farmingdale, New York. The cut was set at 145. -8 Patrick Reed (U.S.) 66 68 -6 Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 67 69 Emiliano Grillo (Argentina) 67 69 -5 Ryan Mo…

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Aug 27

Orioles CF Adam Jones leaves with strained hamstring (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has left the game at Yankee Stadium because of a strained left hamstring.

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Aug 27

Joey Logano wins another NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at Michigan (The Associated Press)

Joey Logano won the pole at Michigan International Speedway – and lately at this track, that’s been a pretty good indicator of things to come. It’s Logano’s third pole in 16 Cup races at MIS, and the previous two times he won the pole, he also went on…

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Aug 27

Wisconsin QB Bart Houston following in namesake’s footsteps (Yahoo Sports)

Wisconsin’s Bart Houston will be following in his namesake’s footsteps at Lambeau Field. The new starting quarterback will make his first career start at the home of the Green Bay Packers, in a marquee season opener Sept. 3 against No. 5 LSU. Houston…

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Aug 27

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday, Aug 27

Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Saturday (times GMT): SOCCER Premier League Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool (1130) Chelsea v Burnley (1400) Crystal Palace v Bournemouth (1400) Everton v Stoke City (1400) Leicester City v Swansea City (1400) Southa…

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Aug 26

NHL referee Garrett Rank wins Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur (Yahoo Sports)

BROMONT, Quebec (AP) — NHL referee Garrett Rank won his third straight Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur title Friday, closing with an 5-under 67 in windy conditions for a six-stroke victory.

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Aug 26

Bowman excited to fill in for Earnhardt again (The Associated Press)

Alex Bowman should have plenty of fans this weekend at Michigan International Speedway in his return to NASCAR Sprint Cup racing. Not only will he be filling in for Dale Earnhardt Jr., but his No. 88 Chevrolet will be adorned with a special University…

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Aug 26

Golf-Reed two ahead at Barclays as Ryder Cup spot looms

* Reed shoots 68 to head Grillo, Fowler * Day and Spieth four strokes back (Updates at end of second round) Aug 26 (Reuters) – Patrick Reed moved one step closer in his bid for a fifth PGA Tour win and an automatic selection for next month’s Ryder Cup …

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Aug 26

Reed takes lead at Barclays

Patrick Reed edged into a two-shot lead at The Barclays Championship on Friday, firing a three-under-par 68 to take a slender advantage into the weekend action. World number 14 Reed had looked to be on course to take a bigger lead over the chasing pack…

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Aug 26

Laura Robson qualifies for US Open with win over Tatjana Maria

• Former British No1 defeats the German 7-6, 6-1
• Robson continues to bounce back from injury problems

Laura Robson’s comeback from injury is gathering pace after she beat Germany’s Tatjana Maria to qualify for the US Open first round.

Related: Djokovic hopeful problems are behind him while draw opens up for Murray

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Aug 26

Rays to release OF Desmond Jennings on Saturday (Yahoo Sports)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays will release outfielder Desmond Jennings on Saturday.

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Aug 26

The Barclays: Patrick Reed moves two strokes clear after second round

Patrick Reed holds a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Barclays tournament as Scotland’s Martin Laird slips to tied fifth.

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Aug 26

Kilmarnock retain hope of signing Burke

Kilmarnock manager Lee Clark has not given up hope of signing Chris Burke, but concedes a deal is “a long shot”.

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