Coronavirus: California has 84 new deaths and 9,113 new cases on July 27

California had at least 9,113 new cases of the coronavirus and 84 new deaths reported as of Monday, July 27, according to unofficial counts from county websites. Several counties did not report their numbers Monday. That raises the state’s total cases to 459,906 since reporting began, and 8,529 people have died. The California Department of Public Health’s dashboard showed there were 8,419 people hospitalized in the state as of July 26. Not all counties reported on Monday. Figures are subject to...
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Stephon Tuitt not kneeling for anthem, doesn’t care what anybody thinks

Several NFL players and one coach have committed to kneeling during the national anthem this season. Many others likely will. But Steelers defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt won't be among them. Tuitt said Monday that he will not kneel during the national anthem. “Also I’m not kneeling for the flag and screw anybody who have a [more]
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Conforto, Alonso, Smith homer for Mets to beat Red Sox 7-4

Michael Conforto, Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith all homered, Michael Wacha pitched well over five innings and the New York Mets beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Monday night. Red Sox opener Josh Osich (0-1) escaped trouble in the first thanks to two Mets baserunning mistakes but gave up a two-run shot to Conforto in the second that cleared both the usual visitor's bullpen and the auxiliary tent behind it. Alonso's homer off Jeffrey Springs, which made it 4-0 in the third inning, cleare...
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Royals slug 6 HRs in 14-6 win over Tigers

Maikel Franco hit two of Kansas City's six home runs, and the Royals pounded the Tigers 14-6 on Monday night, spoiling Detroit's fan-free home opener. Whit Merrifield had three hits and three RBIs, finishing a triple shy of the cycle on a night when the Royals rallied from an early 5-1 deficit. Foster Griffin (1-0) won in relief, but he also had to leave his major league debut with a left forearm strain.
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Power Rankings: 2020 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

See which players you can expect to contend this week as the PGA Tour heads to Memphis for the second WGC event of the year.
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Lakers defeat Wizards in final scrimmage

The last scrimmage for the Lakers on Monday against the Washington Wizards offered other players valuable minutes before the restart of the NBA season.
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Braves will designate Mike Foltynewicz for assignment

The Braves will designate starter Mike Foltynewicz for assignment. Chad Sobotka will take his spot on the club's active roster.
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China will limit their boys from Brazil, says top FA official

Shanghai (AFP) – China’s football squad will be limited to “three or four” Brazil-born players, a senior official told AFP, as ex-Chelsea star Oscar expressed an interest in becoming the latest Brazilian to represent the... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Speculation first-round draft picks could be for sale this year

The last time a first-round pick was sold was 2013 (and the Jazz bought it, then took Rudy Gobert).
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Clippers, still scattered in and out of the NBA bubble, come together in defense of Lou Williams

Still shorthanded, the Clippers welcomed back center Ivica Zubac, who said he was happy to rejoin his teammates on the floor for 13 minutes Monday, their first action together since he tested positive for the coronavirus before July 4. But while the Clippers went through the paces in preparation of Thursday’s big restart opener against the Lakers, a more heated back and forth was happening off the court — on Twitter. Kendrick Perkins, the retired NBA player who’s now an ESPN analyst, scolded Lou...
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Report: Marcus Cannon considering opt out for Patriots

New England Patriots tackle Marcus Cannon is considering opting out from the 2020 season, according to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald. Cannon is “looking at (the opt-out option) critically, and discussing it with his family," the report states via a person informed of the thinking. Cannon had a previous bout with cancer as he [more]
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Renfroe homers twice, Rays fan 19 Braves in 14-5 romp

Hunter Renfroe homered twice and Tampa Bay pitchers set a team nine-inning record with 19 strikeouts in the Rays' 14-5 romp over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Tyler Glasnow struck out nine and allowed one hit over four innings in first start after missing part of summer camp with the Rays after testing positive for the coronavirus. Diego Castillo (1-0) struck out two in a 10-pitch fifth and Jalen Beeks fanned seven over his three innings.
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Lachlan Morton's Kokopelli Adventure

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NFL cancels its preseason games

There will be no preseason games for the National Football League this year, according to an open letter published Monday by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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Lakers’ Markieff Morris finally makes bubble debut, still warming up

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Markieff Morris has been playing catch-up for a few days. When his twin brother, Marcus, was at the NBA bubble practicing with the Clippers, he was still en route. While Markieff was waiting to clear quarantine, Marcus was playing almost 20 minutes and scoring 10 points against the Magic. Even though he made his bubble debut in the Lakers’ 123-116 scrimmage win Monday over Washington, Markieff is still a little behind: His six minutes of play produced six points and five...
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Highlights from the Red Sox' 7-4 loss to the Mets

The Boston Red Sox' lackluster pitching was the story again on Monday in their 7-4 loss to the New York Mets.
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says Miami Marlins coronavirus situation no 'nightmare'

Rob Manfred says MLB's testing protocols are working despite the Miami Marlins' COVID-19 outbreak: "We think we can continue to keep people safe."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Southern California’s hospitalizations, coronavirus spread start to plateau after steady resurgence

Dr. Charles Bailey, medical director for infection prevention at two Providence hospitals in Orange County, sees the current influx of patients sweeping into hospitals across the Southland not as a second wave of coronavirus infections, but the first wave they had been preparing for all along. Bailey, who oversees infection prevention at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, said surge plans are working and, in general, Orange County’s hospitals have been able to a...
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Garcetti announces bureau to improve relationships between LAPD officers and underserved communities

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday that he is starting a new police department bureau focused on building partnerships between officers and the community. The division will operate and expand on existing programs in which police officers are embedded at the city’s public housing projects, where they work to build relationships with residents there. “When our officers understand the experiences of the people they serve, they are more effective at doing the hard work they took an oat...
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Rams’ 2020 rookie class can follow in historic footsteps

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories looking at the upcoming Rams season in the context of the team’s rich history as the franchise starts a new era with the move to SoFi Stadium. The Rams will need big contributions this season from the rookies who are scheduled to report to training camp in Thousand Oaks in the next few days. Second-round draft picks Cam Akers and Van Jefferson can fill fresh holes at running back and wide receiver. Third-rounders Terrell Lewis and Terrell Burgess...
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NFL cancels preseason games ahead of 2020 season, commissioner says

Roger Goodell published the open letter detailing how the NFL is handling the virus.
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Canha Homers As Athletics Beat Angels 3-0 For Winning Series

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha homered for the first time this season, Chris Bassitt escaped a big jam and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Monday as the teams concluded their season-opening wraparound series. Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons appeared to roll his left ankle when he ran out an infield single in the ninth and landed hard on the bag. He rolled onto the grass clearly in discomfort before exiting for a pinch runner. Manager Joe Maddon didn’t have an immed...
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Did L.A. County write an escape hatch into proposed ‘re-imagining L.A.’ charter amendment?

Los Angeles County supervisors appear to have built a potential escape hatch into a proposed charter amendment that some county executives say could be fiscally and legally perilous. But that doesn’t seem to be assuaging its critics. Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Supervisor Kathryn Barger are likely to sound off on the amendment on Tuesday, as the board considers a first draft of the amendment that is likely to go to voters in November. Both are opposed to it. The amendment seeks to “set aside” a ...
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Bruins' David Pastrnak having some fun with tweet chirping Maple Leafs, Justin Bieber

David Pastrnak was back at Bruins practice for exactly one day on Monday and already making his presence felt with a little good-natured social media mischief.
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Familiarity breeds content as top prospect Peyton Watson picks UCLA

UCLA scored one of their biggest recruiting coups under coach Mick Cronin with Peyton Watson committing to the Bruins on Monday.
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At least 3 MLB games postponed amid Marlins' virus outbreak

The Marlins scrambled for roster replacements as they coped with a coronavirus outbreak. The New York Yankees had an unscheduled day off in Philadelphia while the home team underwent COVID-19 tests. The Baltimore Orioles were flying home from Miami without playing a game.
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Lou Williams fires back on Twitter at Kendrick Perkins for criticism

"Perk. Shut up. And stop laughing and saying it’s just tv"
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Patriots announce coaching staff for 2020 NFL season

The New England Patriots officially announced their coaching staff for 2020 on Monday, and several notable changes have been made.
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49ers sign Charlie Woerner to get draft class under contract

The 49ers announced Monday they have signed tight end Charlie Woerner to a four-year deal. With the signing of their sixth-round choice, the 49ers now have all five members of their 2020 draft class under contract. The 49ers made Woerner the 190th overall choice out of Georgia. He appeared in 54 games with 19 starts [more]
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Chargers GM Tom Telesco hopeful Joey Bosa and all 86 players report to camp

Chargers general manager Tom Telesco spoke extensively Monday about operating under the NFL’s new coronavirus protocols. As for the other popular topic of conversation, Telesco didn’t have much to say. “I don’t have anything to share contractwise with anything,” Telesco said when asked for an update regarding star defensive end Joey Bosa’s looming contract extension. Telesco had similar responses throughout his Zoom interview with reporters one day before Chargers’ veterans, including Bosa, are ...
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