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Aaron Judge sets AL home run record: Yankees slugger hits No. 62 to top Roger Maris, break single-season mark

Aaron Judge sets AL home run record: Yankees slugger hits No. 62 to top Roger Maris, break single-season mark

There is a new American League single-season home run king. Tuesday evening New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge swatted his 62nd home run of 2022, breaking a tie with Roger Maris. Maris of course hit 61 homers with the 1961 Yankees.  Judge hit his 62nd homer against Texas Rangers righty Jesus Tinoco in the first …

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Pittsburgh Steelers list rookie Kenny Pickett atop quarterback depth chart

Pittsburgh Steelers list rookie Kenny Pickett atop quarterback depth chart

PITTSBURGH — The Kenny Pickett era is officially here. The Pittsburgh Steelers listed their 2022 first-round pick as the starter on the depth chart — ahead of Mitch Trubisky — for Sunday’s game at the Buffalo Bills. “I don’t want to dump the responsibility of what transpired at Mitch’s feet,” coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday. …

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Indonesian government launches probe into tear gas firing at football match, removes police chief

Indonesian government launches probe into tear gas firing at football match, removes police chief

Relatives grieved on Monday after a crush killed at least 125 people at a football match. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images An Indonesian police chief and nine elite officers were removed from their posts on Monday, and 18 others were being investigated for responsibility in the firing of tear gas inside a football stadium that set off a …

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Report finds NWSL abuses were more widespread than believed

Report finds NWSL abuses were more widespread than believed

Abuse and misconduct were both pervasive and systemic at the highest tiers of women’s professional soccer, and the sport’s governing bodies and team executives repeatedly failed to heed warnings or punish coaches who abused players, according to an investigative report released Monday by the U.S. Soccer Federation. The year-long probe by Sally Q. Yates, the …

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Lions-Seahawks final score: Detroit fails to get defensive stop all game, lose 48-45

Lions-Seahawks final score: Detroit fails to get defensive stop all game, lose 48-45

If you were hoping the Seattle Seahawks—a team averaging just over 17 points a game—would be a nice bounce-back game for the Detroit Lions offense, I come with terrible news. Geno Smith and the Seahawks offense did just about anything they wanted against the Lions all day, and even despite a furious effort from a …

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Indonesia authorities say 174 dead after soccer melee, stampede

Indonesia authorities say 174 dead after soccer melee, stampede

East Java stadium disaster apparently worst since 1964 Around 180 injured during crowd stampede Indonesia football association suspends league to investigate Police say they fired tear gas to control crowd MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Up to 174 people were killed and 180 injured in a stampede at a soccer stadium after police sought …

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Two concussions don't always add up to second impact syndrome

Two concussions don’t always add up to second impact syndrome

CNN  —  The NFL has been thrust back into the concussion debate after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took two big hits just four days apart. This time, the debate involves whether Tagovailoa was appropriately cleared to play, with some fans concerned he was at risk of a condition called second impact syndrome. On Sunday, …

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