>>Cavs Still Trying To Get George
(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers are still trying to upgrade their roster. ESPN reports the Cavs continue to pursue Pacers star Paul George. Cleveland will also reportedly be a leading contender to land Carmelo Anthony if he’s bought out by the Knicks this offseason.
>>Cardinals Push Past Pirates With Four-Run Seventh
(St. Louis, MO) — Yadier Molina singled in the go-ahead run to ignite a four-run seventh inning as the Cardinals beat the Pirates 8-4 at Busch Stadium. Randal Grichuk homered and Jedd Gyorko doubled in the tying run in the sixth as St. Louis avoided a three-game sweep. Trevor Rosenthal got the win.
>>Cubs Doubled Up By Marlins
(Miami, FL) — The Cubs fell behind 3-0 in the first inning and lost 4-2 to the Marlins in Miami. Mike Montgomery didn’t allow an earned run, but fell to 1-and-4 with the loss. The Cubs are second in the NL Central at 38-and-37, a game-and-a-half behind Milwaukee. They open a series at Washington tonight.
>>Athletics Rally Past White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — The A’s completed a three-game sweep of the White Sox with a 5-3 win in Chicago. Adam Engel hit his first career homer and Melky Cabrera also went deep for the Sox, who have dropped six-of-seven. Tommy Kahnle took the loss.
>>Kevin Harvick Wins At Sonoma
(Sonoma, CA) — Kevin Harvick picked up his first Monster Energy Cup Series victory of the season in dominating fashion at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma. Harvick led 24 of the 110 laps on his way to the winner’s circle. Clint Bowyer, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch round out the top five.
>>Spieth Wins Travelers Championship
(Cromwell, CT) — Jordan Spieth drained a bunker shot from 60-feet out on the first playoff hole to win the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut. He beat out Daniel Berger after they both finished 72 holes at 12-under-par. It’s Spieth’s 10th career PGA Tour victory.
>>Mets To Promote Tebow
(Columbia, SC) — Tim Tebow is moving up in the minors. The Mets are promoting Tebow from Class A Columbia to Class A Advanced. The 29-year-old former quarterback hit .220 with three homers and 23 RBI in 64 games with the Fireflies.