Sports News for Tuesday September 13, 2016

>>Steelers Wallop Washington

(Landover, MD)  —  Ben Roethlisberger threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns as the Steelers walloped Washington, 38-16.  Antonio Brown made eight grabs for 126 yards and two scores in the victory.  Washington’s Kirk Cousins was intercepted twice in defeat.

>>49ers Dominate Rams

(Santa Clara, CA)  —  Week One of the NFL season wrapped up with the 49ers dominating the Rams, 28-0.  Carlos Hyde rushed for 88 yards and two scores in Chip Kelly’s debut as San Francisco’s head coach.  Los Angeles had a paltry 185 yards of total offense in the loss.

>>Hendricks Flirts With No-No As Cubs Down Cards

(St. Louis, MO)  —  Kyle Hendricks took a no-hitter into the ninth as the Cubs cut down the Cardinals, 4-1.  Jeremy Hazelbaker led off the frame with a solo home run to break up the bid.  Hendricks was removed after the homer but improved to 15-and-7 with the win.

 

>>White Sox Rough Up Tribe

(Chicago, IL)  —  The White Sox smacked 16 hits in an 11-4 rout of the Indians.  Todd Frazier, Avisail Garcia and Adam Eaton all homered for Chicago, which scored at least a run in every inning.  Miguel Gonzalez pitched into the seventh to improve to 4-and-6.

>>Red Sox Rout O’s

(Boston, MA)  —  David Ortiz launched his 536th career home run as the Red Sox ripped the Orioles, 12-2.  Ortiz tied Mickey Mantle for 17th on the all-time list.  Boston remains two games ahead of Toronto in the AL East.

>>NCAA Pulls Seven Postseason Events

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  North Carolina’s controversial bathroom law is costing the state more sporting events.  The NCAA is pulling seven championship events, including opening-weekend games in the men’s basketball tournament.  Charlotte lost the NBA’s All-Star Game over the law.

 

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