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Life aboard the ‘Death Star’ is just fine for IndyCar points leader

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

As a fan of “Star Wars,” Josef Newgarden naturally gets a kick out of how many detractors and haters in the NTT IndyCar fan base view his team. “I don't know how you turn down (car owner) Roger (Penske) and the opportunity with Team Penske, but it's so interesting: These guys are like the Death Star,” Newgarden said with a laugh ahead of today's season finale at Laguna Seca Raceway. You get another side of that, too, there's a lot of people that love Team Penske for all the right reasons.

Thursday Sports in Brief

Friday, September 20th, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees star pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York's top winner this season will be available for the playoffs. Manager Aaron Boone was informed of the decision while he was driving to Yankee Stadium for a game against the Los Angeles Angels. New York won 9-1 to clinch its first AL East title since 2012.

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Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Andreescu 'not done yet' after Grand Slam breakthrough Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, who upstaged tennis great Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final to win her maiden Grand Slam title, said she was not done yet during a whirlwind media tour on Monday. Since claiming the title in her U.S. Open main draw debut, Andreescu has had a trophy photoshoot atop Rockefeller Center and appeared on several U.S. morning shows in New York to discuss her breakthrough win. College football notebook: Swann resigns as USC AD Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern California, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media.

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Sunday, September 1st, 2019

Philippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurrency on Sunday at a free concert in Manila, where he serenaded more than 2,000 fans to drum up interest in the product. The 40-year-old boxer, who defeated Keith Thurman to win the WBA Welterweight Super Championship in July and is also a Philippine senator, hopes to cash in on his "Pac" tokens, which will allow fans to buy his merchandise and interact with him via social media. WR Bryant targets mid-October return to NFL Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant hopes to resume his NFL career next month.

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Monday, August 26th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Yankees hit 3 HRs off Kershaw in win Domingo German pitched six strong innings, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs off Clayton Kershaw in a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers that gave them two of the three victories in an interleague series between two of the best teams in baseball. DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford each hit home runs against Kershaw (13-3), as the Yankees went deep nine times in the series.

Watch Yankees’ Mike Tauchman pick off ex-Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo in high school

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Former Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo never threw a regular-season interception during his time in New England, but he has been picked off before by a Boston rival. Garoppolo, now the San Francisco 49ers signal-caller, once had a pass intercepted by current New York Yankees slugger Mike Tauchman in high school. Watch the clip here, courtesy of YES Network. Tauchman picks off Garoppolo at the 1:47 mark.

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Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. NFL notebook: Kaepernick says he's 'still ready' Colin Kaepernick last played in Week 17 of the 2016 season, but the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is not ready to give up on an NFL career. In a post from his Twitter account on Wednesday, Kaepernick wrote: "5am.

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Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Williams, in Forbes' list of the highest-paid female athletes over the last year. Williams, a 23-times Grand Slam champion, topped the annual list for a fourth consecutive year with estimated total earnings of $29.2 million, the business magazine said.

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Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Williams, a 23-times Grand Slam champion, topped the annual list for a fourth consecutive year with estimated total earnings of $29.2 million, the business magazine said. Barty suffers shock second-round loss in Toronto World number one Ash Barty's preparations for the U.S. Open got off to a rocky start as the Australian suffered a shock 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 loss to American Sofia Kenin in the second round of the Rogers Cup on Tuesday. French Open champion Barty, playing for the first time since falling in the last 16 at Wimbledon, was far from her best and Kenin took full advantage, recording her first victory in four meetings with the Australian.

Here’s where Nets rank on Forbes’ top 50 most valuable sports teams list

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Forbes released its 2019 version of the 50 most valuable sports franchises in the world on Monday, and all 50 teams have a value of at least $2 billion. Six New York teams made the cut, with two of those teams (Yankees and Knicks) leading their respective sports. No NHL or MLS teams made the top 50, although the Rangers are the highest-ranking hockey team at 72 with a value of $1.55 billion.