Bill Stephens

June 16th, 2016


ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman hit for the cycle, Chase d’Arnaud had a bases-loaded single in the 13th inning to cap a three-run rally and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-8 Wednesday night. The Reds took an 8-6 lead in the 13th on Jose Peraza’s bases-loaded walk with two outs and Joey Votto’s run-scoring single off Alexi Ogando.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies guard Jordan Adams is having cartilage transplanted into his right knee, the one he had surgery on last August after tearing the meniscus in an offseason workout. The Grizzlies announced that the transplant was being performed Wednesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York by Doctor Riley Williams. Adams played two games before hurting cartilage in the same knee. He had surgery January 12th before a lengthy rehab program trying to return to basketball.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mark Whitehead is replacing Jake Bell as the Southeastern Conference’s coordinator of men’s basketball officials. The SEC announced Bell’s resignation and Whitehead’s appointment on Wednesday. Whitehead is a 31-year veteran of college basketball officiating who has worked five NCAA Final Fours.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Sprint Cup team of Kyle Larson has been punished by NASCAR for the second consecutive race. Interim crew chief Philip Surgen was fined $25,000 and the Chip Ganassi Racing team lost 15 driver points and 15 owner points for infractions at the race in Michigan last weekend.


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