(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Giants’ Beckham injures ankle.  Eleven kneel during national anthem.  Broncos make Siemian starting quarterback.  Puig powers Dodgers in 12.

>>Giants’ Beckham Suffers Ankle Injury

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is dealing with a sprained ankle.  Beckham was hurt after taking a low hit during Monday night’s 10-6 preseason loss to the Browns.  X-rays came back negative.  Meanwhile, fellow wide receiver Brandon Marshall also needed X-rays for a shoulder injury.

>>Eleven Browns Kneel During National Anthem

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Protests during the national anthem in the NFL continue.  Eleven members of the Browns took a knee during the anthem before last night’s game against the Giants.  Browns tight end Seth DeValve became the first white player to kneel since the protests began last season.

>>Broncos Name Siemian Starting QB

(Englewood, CO)  —  The Broncos are naming Trevor Siemian [[ SIM-ee-en ]] their starting quarterback for the regular season.  Siemian started 14 games for the Broncos last year and threw for 3,401 yards, 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.  Siemian was chosen over second-year signal-caller Paxton Lynch.

>>Puig Powers Dodgers Past Pirates In 12

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Yasiel Puig’s solo homer in the top of the 12th powered the Dodgers to a 6-5 win over the Pirates in Pittsburgh.  The newly-acquired Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam for LA, which leads all of baseball at 88-and-35.  The Dodgers haven’t lost two straight games since July 20 and 21.

>>Indians Edge Red Sox On Walk-Off Error

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Brandon Guyer scored on an error in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Indians a 5-4 win over the Red Sox in the first of a four-game series in Cleveland.  Roberto Perez belted a three-run homer for Cleveland, which tied the game on an Edwin Encarnacion single in the eighth.

 

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 5  (12 inn)
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, New York Mets 2  (10 inn)
San Francisco Giants 2, Milwaukee Brewers 0

MLB American League
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Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota Twins 6  (G1)
Baltimore Orioles 7, Oakland Athletics 3
Cleveland Indians 5, Boston Red Sox 4
Minnesota Twins 10, Chicago White Sox 2  (G2)
Texas Rangers 5, Los Angeles Angels 3

MLB Interleague
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Seattle Mariners 6, Atlanta Braves 5

NFL Preseason
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Cleveland Browns 10, New York Giants 6

WNBA
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No Games Scheduled

 

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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4:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies
7:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh Pirates
7:10 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets
7:10 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds
7:35 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies
8:15 p.m. – San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals
10:15 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
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7:05 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Baltimore Orioles
7:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays
7:10 p.m. – New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers
7:10 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians
8:10 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox
10:08 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels

MLB Interleague
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7:35 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Atlanta Braves
8:10 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Houston Astros
8:15 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Kansas City Royals

NFL Preseason
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA
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8:00 p.m. – Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx
10:30 p.m. – San Antonio Stars at Los Angeles Sparks