Sports

SPORTS HEADLINES – FRIDAY, JULY 23rd 

The Cleveland Indians lost last night against Tampa Bay, 5-4 in 10 innings…

-Franmil Reyes hit a 3-run homer for the Tribe in the defeat.

-The Indians take on Tampa again tonight at 7:10 pm, live on 95.3 WLKR.

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The Cleveland Indians may soon have their new name…

-Paul Hoynes from Cleveland.com reports that team officials have decided on their new nickname.

-When exactly it will be announced…is not yet known…but will not be immediately.

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A notable baseball trade yesterday…

The Minnesota Twins have sent slugger Nelson Cruz to Tampa Bay, in exchange for 2 minor leaguers.

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The Lake Erie Crushers lost 7-3 at Gateway last night…

-The Crushers open up a series at Schaumburg tonight at 7:30 pm.

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The NFL has announced that teams experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks this upcoming season could face harsh penalties…

-Commissioner Roger Goodell said that if a game is postponed due an outbreak caused by unvaccinated players and that game cannot be rescheduled, the team will have to forfeit, and players could lose game checks.

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The National Hockey League has announced their 2021-22 season schedule…

-The Columbus Blue Jackets drop the puck on their season October 14th at home against Arizona.

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They’re finally here…

-The Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo get underway this morning.