Mike Trout sets career high in home runs

ARLINGTON — Superstar Angels outfielder Mike Trout is putting together perhaps the best season of his career, and he reached a new personal milestone early in Game 1 of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Rangers, a 5-1 win for Los Angeles. Trout hit his career-high 42nd homer of the year, a ARLINGTON — Superstar Angels outfielder Mike Trout is putting together perhaps the best season of his career, and he reached a new personal milestone early in Game 1 of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Rangers, a 5-1 win for Los Angeles.…

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Howard bringing back golf with assist from Curry

Howard University is bringing back its golf teams for the first time in decades — with a big assist from NBA star Stephen Curry. Curry announced Monday that he will financially support the Bison’s golf teams for the next six years. Howard, a historically black university in Washington, D.C., plans to have men’s and women’s teams in place for the 2020-21 season. “This is one of the most generous gifts in the history of Howard University,” said athletic director Kery Davis. Curry, a three-time NBA champion and two-time MVP with…

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Currey suspended for violating NASCAR’s substance abuse policy

The 22-year-old driver was indefinitely suspended from NASCAR due to a violation of the sport’s substance abuse policy. Currey was going to make his tenth career NASCAR Cup Series start last weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway before the failed drug test. He will enter the Road to Recovery program, but will not be able to race again until he completes it. Currey explained why he failed the drug test in a statement issued last Thursday: “This weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, NASCAR informed me that I failed a random drug test…

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Unfiltered Episode 318: Barstool Sports and Derek Brunson

Jim and Matt are here to breakdown all the big storylines from an incredible night of fights at UFC 241. They dive into the return of Nate Diaz and Stipe Miocic, the legacy of Daniel Cormier, the epic battle between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa. First, the guys are joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports. He interviewed Miocic last week on his podcast, My Mom’s Basement. Did he see the upset coming? Then, Derek Brunson calls in after his impressive win against Ian Heinisch. How did he handle that…

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Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally

5:53 AM ET ESPN staff Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota’s Dakar Rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport. 1 Related Alonso left Formula One at the end of 2018 to pursue new challenges and is about to embark on perhaps his toughest yet as he prepares for an entry to the 2020 Dakar Rally. The legendary rally raid competition was established in 1978 and originally ran between Paris and Dakar before…

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The NHL’s All-Decade Awards – MVP, best and worst trades and more

7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN After the 2009-10 season, Ryan Miller won the Vezina Trophy in Buffalo, the Canucks’ Henrik Sedin won the Hart Trophy as league MVP while Pavel Datsyuk took home his third straight Selke Trophy. A lot has changed in the past decade. Then again, a lot hasn’t. We’re running down the best players, teams, trades, lineups, trends and more from 2009-10 to 2019-20. • The All-Decade Team for all 31 clubs• All-Decade Awards: MVP, trades, more• Aug. 20: The best (and worst) teams• Aug. 21: How…

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Stephen A. wishes for a Lakers vs. Clippers WCF showdown _ First Take

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She’s Guiding Blind Runners Through the Mountains – Women’s Running

Vivienne Hau fixes retinas by day; now, she’s co-captain of the first-ever visually impaired Hood to Coast Relay team. Among her running buddies, Dr. Vivienne Hau has a nickname: Scalpel. Sure, it’s a nod to her job as a retinal surgeon at Kaiser Permanente, where she repairs the delicate tissue at the back of the eye. But it also refers to her stealth as a guide for visually impaired runners. The 2015 Boston Marathon was her first try in the role, when she sliced through crowds on narrow streets with…

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