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Adams among 12 players at US training

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — U.S. captain Tyler Adams, coming off a season at Bournemouth limited by injuries, was among 12 players who started training with the U.S. on Wednesday ahead of the Copa America. The 25-year-old defensive midfielder played just one club match from March 2023 until this ...

In Brief: Major leaguers praise inclusion

CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball players and fans alike are learning more about the Negro Leagues after the statistics for more than 2,300 players — historic figures like Josh Gibson, Oscar Charleston, Satchel Paige and Mule Suttles — were incorporated into the major league record book following a ...

Counsell returns to Milwaukee with loss

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell’s first game at American Family Field since the Chicago Cubs hired him away from Milwaukee included a warm scoreboard message and multiple rounds of hearty boos. A brief pregame video showcased some highlights from Counsell’s tenure as a player and ...

Tigers and Pirates rained out, will play doubleheader on Wednesday

DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed on Tuesday because of storms in the area. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader starting at 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Left-hander Tarik Skubal (6-1, 2.25) and righty Jack Flaherty (1-4, 3.84) are ...

Nordics announce athletic MVPs

FELCH TOWNSHIP — The North Dickinson athletic program held its athletic awards banquet on Wednesday at North Dickinson High School. Spencer Kramer was named the Most Valuable Player for the boys basketball team while Mya Grunlund was the Offensive MVP for the girl basketball team. Raina ...

Josh Gibson becomes MLB career and season batting leader

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Gibson became Major League Baseball’s career leader with a .372 batting average, surpassing Ty Cobb’s .367, when Negro Leagues records for more than 2,300 players were incorporated Tuesday after a three-year research project. Gibson’s .466 average for the 1943 ...