Sports News for Monday July 25, 2016

>>Former MSU Punter Sadler Killed In Car Crash


(Waukesha, WI)  —  Former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler and Nebraska’s Sam Foltz were killed in a weekend car wreck.  Police say they died in a single-car crash late Saturday while returning from a kicking camp in Wisconsin.  LSU’s Colby Delahouyssaye was also in the car, but survived.


>>Four Killed In Cowboys Bus Crash


(Phoenix, AZ)  —  Four people are dead after a bus carrying Cowboys staff members collided with a van in Arizona.  No one on the bus was killed.  The bus was on its way to a fan event in Las Vegas.  No players were on board.


>>Cubs Close To Acquiring Chapman


(Undated)  —  The Cubs are closing in on giving their bullpen a boost.  ESPN reports Chicago is close to completing a deal to acquire reliever Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees.  Chapman is 3-and-0 with 20 saves and a 2.01 ERA this season.


>>Cardinals Can’t Overcome Early Deficit To Dodgers


(St. Louis, MO)  —  Mike Mayers allowed nine runs in just an inning-and-a-third in his major league debut as the Cardinals lost 9-6 to the Dodgers at Busch Stadium.  Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam in the first for LA.  Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer and Stephen Piscotty doubled in two runs for St. Louis.


>>Cubs Rally To Beat Brewers


(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Anthony Rizzo’s three-run double keyed a five-run seventh as the Cubs rallied for a 6-5 win at Milwaukee.  Ben Zobrist had a pair of RBI singles for Chicago.  Joe Nathan got the win.  The Cubs begin a home-and-home series with the White Sox tonight on the South Side.


>>White Sox Top Tigers Twice


(Chicago, IL)  —  The White Sox notched a pair of walk-off wins over the Tigers.  Chicago clipped Detroit, 5-4, in the completion of Saturday’s suspended game.  The Sox then went on to down the Tigers, 4-3, in Sunday’s regularly-scheduled game.


>>White Sox Suspend Sale For Five Days


(Chicago, IL)  —  White Sox pitcher Chris Sale finds himself suspended after he reportedly cut up the team’s throwback uniforms.  The All-Star left-hander had been suspended five days for insubordination and destroying team equipment.  Sale was scratched from Saturday’s start and sent home after he expressed displeasure with having to wear 1976 replica uniforms.


>>Griffey Jr., Piazza Inducted Into Hall Of Fame


(Cooperstown, NY)  —  Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  The pair were inducted into Cooperstown on Sunday.  Griffey received 99.3-percent of the vote, while Piazza got 83-percent of the required 75 for election.


>>Busch Wins Brickyard 400


(Indianapolis, IN)  —  Kyle Busch led a race-record 149 laps on his way winning the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis.  Busch beat Matt Kenseth by just over two seconds to complete a clean sweep in Indy.  He’s the first driver ever to sweep the Xfinity Series and Cup poles and races in the same weekend.


>>Colts Open Training Camp Tomorrow


(Anderson, IN)  —  The Colts kick off training camp tomorrow at Anderson University, with the team’s first practice coming on Wednesday.  The Colts will have 11 practices open to the public at AU, where they’ll train from July 26th through August 11th.  The preseason opens on August 7th against the Packers in Canton, Ohio.

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