>>Cavs-Celtics Kyrie Irving Deal In Limbo
(Cleveland, OH) — The blockbuster trade between the Cavaliers and Celtics is hanging in the balance. According to ESPN, Cleveland wants an additional asset from Boston due to concerns over Isaiah Thomas’ physical. The Cavs were set to acquire Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets’ 2018 first-round pick for Kyrie Irving.
>>White Sox Fold Tigers
(Chicago, IL) — Matt Davidson highlighted a five-run third inning with a three-run homer as the White Sox folded the Tigers, 7-1, in Chicago. Lucas Giolito fired seven shutout innings to earn his first big league win. Chicago took two-of-three in the series and has won four of its last five overall.
>>Cardinals Rally, Lose To Rays In 10
(St. Louis, MO) — Sam Tuivailala gave up Logan Morrison’s second home run of the game in the 10th inning as the Cardinals lost to the Rays 3-2 at Busch Stadium. Kolten Wong and Matt Carpenter hit solo shots in the seventh and eighth innings for St. Louis, which rallied back from a 2-0 deficit.
>>Cards Put Gyorko On DL With Hamstring Strain
(St. Louis, MO) — Cardinals third baseman Jedd Gyorko is on the 10-day disabled list with a hamstring strain. He pulled up rounding third base in Saturday’s game against the Rays. Gyorko says he hopes to be back in a couple weeks. The Cards have recalled Luke Voit from Triple-A.
>>Cubs Fall To Phillies In Rubber Match
(Philadelphia, PA) — The Cubs took a 3-0 lead into the fifth before the Phillies put up a five-spot en route to a 6-3 win in Philadelphia. Anthony Rizzo singled in two for Chicago, which dropped two-of-three. John Lackey took the loss. The Cubs lead the NL Central by two games over Milwaukee.
>>Marlins’ Stanton Drills 50th Home Run
(Miami, FL) — Giancarlo Stanton smacked his 50th homer of the season in the Marlins’ 6-2 win over the Padres in Miami. Stanton is the first National League player to reach 50 home runs in a season since Prince Fielder in 2007. Stanton has slugged 17 homers in August alone.
>>Texans Leave Houston Due To Harvey
(Houston, TX) — Hurricane Harvey is forcing the Texans to leave Houston. NFL Network reports the Texans will be staying in Dallas to practice ahead of Thursday’s preseason game against the Cowboys. The Texans are scheduled to host Dallas Thursday, but it’s unclear if the game will take place in Houston.
>>Titans Top Bears
(Nashville, TN) — The Titans topped the Bears, 19-7, in a preseason affair in Tennessee. Wide receiver Cameron Meredith had to be carted off the field with what is believed to be an ACL injury. Mike Glennon threw for 134 yards and a touchdown, while Mitchell Trubisky passed for 128 yards and a score. The Bears wrap up the preseason against the Browns on Thursday.
>>Colts Close Preseason Thursday
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts close out the preseason on Thursday at home versus the Cincinnati Bengals. All NFL teams must trim their rosters from 90 players to 53 players by Saturday afternoon. The Colts are 1-and-2 this preseason following Saturday’s win at Pittsburgh.
>>No Luck Update
(Indianapolis, IN) — As the preseason comes to a close this week, there is still no sign of Colts quarterback Andrew Luck. He’s still on the physically-unable-to-perform list as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. Scott Tolzien is in line to start for Indianapolis in Week One. The Colts visit the L.A. Rams on September 10th to start the season.
>>Mayweather Defeats McGregor
(Las Vegas, NV) — Floyd Mayweather is heading into retirement undefeated. The 40-year-old Mayweather improved to 50-and-0 with a 10th-round TKO win over Conor McGregor in Las Vegas Saturday night. The 29-year-old McGregor was boxing professionally for the first time.
>>Johnson Beats Spieth In Playoff To Win The Northern Trust
(Old Westbury, NY) — Dustin Johnson beat Jordan Spieth on the first playoff hole to win The Northern Trust in Old Westbury, New York. Johnson rallied from a five-shot deficit to capture the 16th victory of his career. Johnson and Spieth finished 72 holes at 13-under-par.