Sports News for Thursday July 28, 2016

>>Cubs Clobber White Sox

(Chicago, IL) — After going the first five innings without a hit, the Cubs erupted to clobber the White Sox, 8-1. Kris Bryant broke up the no-no with a solo shot in the sixth. Addison Russell broke the game open with a grand slam in the eighth. Jason Hammel fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 10-and-5. Aroldis Chapman worked a perfect ninth in his Cub debut. The Cubs and White Sox play one more time at Wrigley Field tonight.

>>Cards Rally In Ninth To Clip Mets

(Flushing, NY) — The Cardinals scored twice off Jeurys Familia in the ninth to rally for a 5-4 win over the Mets. Yadier Molina and Kolten Wong cracked RBI doubles to end Familia’s string of 52 consecutive regular-season saves. Jonathan Broxton got the win and Seung Hwan Oh secured his sixth save.

>>Jets, Fitzpatrick Agree To One-Year Deal

(Florham Park, NJ) — The stalemate between the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is over. ESPN reports the sides have come to terms on a one-year, 12-million-dollar deal. The 33-year-old enjoyed a career year for “Gang Green” in 2015, passing for over 39-hundred-yards and 31 touchdowns.

>>Rams Release Nick Foles

(Oxnard, CA) — Quarterback Nick Foles won’t be reporting for his second training camp with the Rams. Los Angeles has granted Foles his release and the signal-caller is now a free agent. The Rams traded up to take Jared Goff with the number-one pick in this year’s draft.

>>PGA Championship Tees Off Today

(Springfield, NJ) — The final major of the golf season gets underway this morning with first-round play at the PGA Championship. This year’s event takes place at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. Jason Day is the defending champion.

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