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Greinke wins Astros debut despite allowing 5 runs

[ad_1] Zack Greinke earned his first win with the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, despite an uneven outing that saw him allow five runs in six innings to the visiting Colorado Rockies.Acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the 35-year-old right-hander joined All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole to round out what many are calling the best starting rotation in baseball.ARIHOUUsg Rate21%31%Opp BA.217.111Exit Velo88.278.7-- ESPN Stats & InformationAfter
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Greinke gives up 5 ER, game-tying HR in debut

[ad_1] Zack Greinke had an uneven outing in his highly-anticipated Houston Astros debut, giving up five runs in six innings to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.Acquired in a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the 35-year-old righty joins All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole to round out what many are calling the best starting rotation in all of baseball.1 RelatedHowever Greinke, who entered tonight 10-4 with a 2.90 ERA
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Cowboys DE Quinn out with fractured left hand

[ad_1] OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn's preseason is over before it could really begin.Quinn fractured his left hand during one-on-one pass rush drills during Tuesday's practice but executive vice president Stephen Jones said he expects the pass rusher to be ready for the Sept. 8 regular-season opener against the New York Giants."The relief is he's going to be back and he's going to be fine," Jones
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Source — Zeke won’t play for Dallas without deal

[ad_1] Representatives for running back Ezekiel Elliott have told the Dallas Cowboys that he will not play during the 2019 season without a new contract, a source close to the situation told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Tuesday.The source added that at this time, it is not likely that Elliott's holdout continues into the regular season, based on the belief that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wants to get a new deal
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NCAA issues rules for agents; LeBron responds

[ad_1] The NCAA issued a memo to agents Monday, outlining new certification requirements to represent players testing the NBA draft waters.In the memo, obtained by ESPN, the NCAA outlined new criteria for agents: a bachelor's degree, NBPA certification for at least three consecutive years, professional liability insurance and completion of an in-person exam taken at the NCAA office in Indianapolis in early November.The bachelor's degree requirement has led some to
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Predators sign Grimaldi to 1-year deal after arbitration

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Rocco Grimaldi to a one-year deal worth $1 million based on the ruling of an independent arbitrator. The Predators announced the deal Tuesday night. An arbitrator heard Grimaldi’s case Sunday. Grimaldi, 26, is coming off his best season with five goals and eight assists in 53 games in his first year with Nashville. He had never skated in more
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The Ocho TV schedule and how to play guide

[ad_1] Since 2017, ESPN8: The Ocho has showcased the wider world of underground sports. This year, you not only can watch 24 hours of the wackiest events programming from around the world, you also can learn how to play them from the comfort of your own backyard or living room.All times ET.Before anything else, we must first pay homage to the classic comedy that introduced ESPN 8: The Ocho and
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D.C. United set for talks with Ozil

[ad_1] D.C. United will hold talks this week with representatives of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.The Washington Post was the first to report D.C.'s interest in Ozil. One source added that any deal involving Ozil would occur during the January transfer window, which coincides with MLS' offseason.News of D.C. United's interest in Ozil coincided with the announcement that Wayne Rooney will end his stay with
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European Tour suspends Olesen pending assault investigation

[ad_1] VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour has suspended Thorbjorn Olesen pending the investigation into his arrest on charges of being drunk on an aircraft and assaulting a female passenger while she slept. Olesen is to appear in court on Aug. 21 on charges of sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault, according to Metropolitan Police in London. The European Tour said Tuesday in a
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NCAA issues rules for agents of NBA hopefuls

[ad_1] The NCAA issued a memo to agents Monday, outlining new certification requirements in order to represent players testing the NBA draft waters.In the memo, obtained by ESPN, the NCAA outlined new criteria: a bachelor's degree, NBPA certification for at least three consecutive years, professional liability insurance and completion of an in-person exam taken at the NCAA office in Indianapolis in early November.Agents will also need to fill out an