Pujols homers as Halos overpower White Sox
The Tampa Bay Rays walked off with an extra-innings victory to overshadow another big accomplishment for David Ortiz. Big Papi became the oldest player ever to hit 30 homers in a season, but the Rays came back from a three-run deficit to beat Boston 4-3 in 11 innings Wednesday night and prevent the Red Sox from taking sole possession of first place in the AL East. Luke Maile doubled with two out in the 11th and scored from second base after Red Sox pitcher Heath Hembree (4-1) dropped a throw to first base on Kevin Kiermaier's grounder.
Daniel Murphy tried to set the stage for a dramatic rally, but even the first grand slam of his career wasn't enough juice to get the Washington Nationals out of their funk. Murphy hit a grand slam as part of a five-run ninth inning, but the Nationals fell short in a 10-8 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
Trey Wade, a 6-foot-6 wing player from Atlanta has joined the UTEP basketball team. "We're really excited about Trey," UTEP coach Tim Floyd said.
The arrow once again is pointing down for the Chicago White Sox. James Shields gave up two more home runs, and the White Sox lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Wednesday night, hours after announcing a name change is coming to their ballpark. U. S. Cellular Field will become known as Guaranteed Rate Field after the team and mortgage company announced a 13-year naming rights agreement. Guaranteed Rate's logo has an arrow pointing down, a direction teams try to avoid.
Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber is quick to admit it will be awhile before he can accurately say how much the Wildcats benefited from a summer tour across Europe.
By Danielle Dunn For The OklahomanBETHANY — While the 2016 Rio Olympics were going on, patients at The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital participated in their own summer games. The activities allowed patients to celebrate the Olympics and also work on their personal goals in a fun environment. Kelli Johnson, a recreation therapist, said it's important for patients to have fun while they're recovering and getting better. “We want our patients to be involved in what's going on in the community and the world right now, so celebrating the Olympics is a big part of that,” Johnson said. Patients displayed their Olympic spirit by dressing up and playing Olympic-themed activities, including Dash for the Gold and Olympic Fun Facts. “Another fun game was our Summer Sailboat Races.