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Skaggs’ funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Skaggs’ funeral, White Sox debut full netting

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AP Updated 2:27 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and the Angels have an off day between road series at Seattle and the Los Angeles Dodgers. NET GAINS The Chicago White...
Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion

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AP Updated 2:26 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 PORTRUSH, Ireland (AP) — No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug. It's on there with more than a century's worth of the best that have conquered the links to win the British Open. Lowry gazed at the oldest trophy in golf as he tried to soak up his storybook finish Sunday at Royal Portrush, a course wet from rain and then from tears. "I can't believe this is mine," Lowry said after his six-shot victory. ...
Fernandez scores twice as Timbers outlast rival Sounders 2-1

Fernandez scores twice as Timbers outlast rival Sounders 2-1

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AP Updated 12:03 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 on Sunday night in the first clash of the season between the Cascadia rivals. Fernandez continued to make his mark on MLS with his seventh and eighth goals of the season in just his second full month with the Timbers after being signed as a designated player form Necaxa in Mexico. Fernandez gave Portland the early lea...