Sports News for August 29th, 2016

>>49ers’ Kaepernick Speaks About Protest

(Santa Clara, CA) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is opening up about his decision to sit during the National Anthem before their preseason game against the Packers on Friday. Kaepernick wants to see change in the way he perceives police officers lack of punishment for committing murder. He will continue to do so until he sees the issue fixed.

>>Cowboys’ Prescott Ready To Go If Romo Can’t

(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is going to have some big shoes to fill. Dallas hasn’t officially ruled Romo out due to his back injury, but Prescott will be the starter in the team’s season opener on September 11th against the Giants when he does. Prescott has taken over as starter in college and high school due to injuries.

>>Eric Berry Arrives To Chiefs Camp

(Kansas City, MO) — The Chiefs secondary is getting a key piece back. Star safety Eric Berry ended his holdout and arrived at training camp yesterday. He will practice today. Berry signed his franchise tender, which is worth a little under 11-million-dollars.

>>New York Wins Little League World Series

(Williamsport, NY) — One baseball team in New York can at least claim some success this year in the postseason. Endwell, New York defeated South Korea, 2-1, in Williamsport to win the Little League World Series. They were the first team from the United State to win since 2011.

>>Garcia Roughed Up Early As Cardinals Lose To A’s

(St. Louis, MO) — Jaime [[ HIGH-may ]] Garcia gave up five early runs as the Cardinals lost 7-4 to the Athletics at Busch Stadium. Garcia got through seven, but fell to 10-and-10 with the loss. Matt Carpenter went 3-for-4 with his 17th homer of the season for St. Louis. Khris Davis and Stephen Vogt homered for Oakland.

>>Cubs Shut Out By Dodgers

(Los Angeles, CA) — The Cubs were held to four hits in a 1-0 loss to the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Jon Lester struck out six over six innings of three-hit ball in a no-decision. The only run scored on a fielder’s choice by Adrian Gonzalez in the eighth. Trevor Cahill took the loss. The Cubs host the Pirates starting tonight.

>>Morneau, White Sox Top Mariners

(Chicago, IL) — Justin Morneau collected a pair of hits and two RBI as the White Sox topped the Mariners, 4-1, at U.S. Cellular Field. Melky Cabrera added two hits, two runs, and an RBI, helping Chicago take three of four in the series. Carlos Rodon earned the win, striking out six over six innings of one-run ball. David Robertson locked down the ninth for his 33rd save.

>>Eagles Stop Colts

(Indianapolis, IN) — Stephen Morris led the Colts on two-garbage time touchdown drives in the fourth quarter of a 33-23 loss to the Eagles on Saturday. Andrew Luck was 13-of-18 for 134 yards for Indianapolis, but took three sacks. Robert Turbin had an 81-yard touchdown run called back because of holding, and the Colts finished with 39 rushing yards. The preseason wraps up on Thursday with a road game against the Bengals.

>>Chiefs Pound Bears On Saturday

(Chicago, IL) — It was another rough performance for the Bears offense in their 23-7 preseason loss to the Chiefs on Saturday at Soldier Field. Jay Cutler was held to 45 yards passing and only completed 6-of-15 passes. Starting running back Jeremy Langford ran for 17 yards on six carries. Chicago is 0-and-3 and wrap up the preseason on Thursday at the Browns.

>>Larson Picks Up First Career Sprint Cup Win At MIS

(Brooklyn, MI) — Kyle Larson held off Chase Elliott to win the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. It was his first career Sprint Cup victory, riding the number-42 Target Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing. Larson dedicated the win to late driver Bryan Clauson, who was killed in a recent racing accident.

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