NM goes up against Green Bay

Green Bay (1-1) vs. New Mexico (2-0) Dreamstyle Arena, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Green Bay and New Mexico both look to put winning streaks together . Green Bay won easily 115-64 over Wisconsin-Stout in its last outing. New Mexico is coming off a 97-70 win over Cal State Northridge in its most recent game. Article continues below … TEAM LEADERSHIP: Kameron Hankerson and Amari Davis have led the Phoenix. Hankerson is averaging 12.5 points while Davis is putting up 12.5 points per game. The Lobos…

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Column: Gibbs walks fine line managing 3 title contenders

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs is a retired Hall of Fame NFL coach with three Super Bowl titles who changed course in his early 50s to wade into NASCAR and see if he couldn’t build a second career and a family business. Gibbs not only developed a championship-winning organization that gave both of his sons leadership roles, but he also turned Joe Gibbs Racing into one of NASCAR’s elite teams. Gibbs is taking three drivers to Sunday’s championship-deciding finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where the Toyota trio of Kyle Busch,…

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Hatton wins in Turkey after record-equaling 6-man playoff

ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — England’s Tyrrell Hatton won the Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday after a record-equaling six-man playoff that finished under floodlights. Hatton defeated Matthias Schwab with a par on the fourth extra hole to win his fourth title in memorable circumstances in Antalya. “I actually can’t believe that I’ve won,” Hatton said, adding “I feel like I really found my game again.” Earlier, Hatton (67), Schwab (70), American Kurt Kitayama (64), French pair Victor Perez (65) and Benjamin Hebert (67), and South Africa’s Erik Van Rooyen (65) had…

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Ukrainian police looking for fans who racially abused Taison

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police want to identify and find about 20 Dynamo Kyiv fans as part of an investigation into racist abuse directed at Shakhtar Donetsk player Taison. The Brazilian midfielder left the field in tears after reacting to the abuse in Sunday’s game by showing an obscene gesture and kicking the ball in the direction of Dynamo’s fans. The referee took the players off briefly and gave Taison a red card for his reaction once the game resumed. Police in the city of Kharkiv, where Shakhtar plays,…

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Munich to host multi-sport European Championships in 2022

MUNICH (AP) — Munich has been awarded the 2022 edition of the multi-sport European Championships, but swimming isn’t confirmed on the program. The announcement on Tuesday means the event returns to Germany after Berlin hosted the athletics portion of the inaugural championships in 2018, though most other sports were held in the Scottish city of Glasgow. Athletics, cycling, golf, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon are all confirmed. European Championships Management, which organizes the event, said aquatic events like swimming and diving are out because the European swim federation, known as LEN,…

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Tampa Bay GM Erik Neander voted MLB Executive of the Year

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander has been voted Major League Baseball’s Executive of the Year. Tampa Bay was 96-66, the second-most wins in team history, despite a big league-low payroll of $66 million. The Rays beat Oakland in the AL wild-card game, then lost to Houston in a five-game Division Series. Neander’s moves included acquiring outfielder Austin Meadows and pitcher Tyler Glasnow at the 2018 trade deadline from Pittsburgh for pitcher Chris Archer, and signing free agent pitcher Charlie Morton ahead of the 2019…

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Irad Ortiz Jr. rides 5 winners at Aqueduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Irad Ortiz Jr. rode five winners at Aqueduct on Monday, the second time he’s had that many in a day this year. The 27-year-old jockey from Puerto Rico won the second race with Customerexperience, the sixth with Willing to Speed, the eighth with Country Grammer, the ninth with Classic Lady and the 10th with Pins and Needles. He rode two other races. Ortiz also won five races on July 31 at Saratoga. He recently won the Bill Shoemaker Award as the most outstanding jockey at the…

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