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(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Panthers part ways with Gettleman.  Cousins to play under franchise tag.  Lakers win Las Vegas tournament.  Pierce retires with Celtics.  Cowboys’ Whitehead says dog was stolen, being held for ransom.

>>Panthers Part Ways With GM Gettleman

(Charlotte, NC)  —  Dave Gettleman is out as general manager of the Panthers.  Carolina surprisingly relieved Gettleman of his duties yesterday.  The 66-year-old Gettleman had served as GM of the Panthers since 2013.  Carolina went 6-and-10 last season after falling to the Broncos in Super Bowl 50 the previous year.

>>Cousins To Play Under Franchise Tag

(Ashburn, VA)  —  Kirk Cousins is set to the become the first quarterback to play under the franchise tag for two straight seasons.  Cousins failed to reach a long-term deal with Washington before yesterday’s deadline.  He will make just under 24-million-dollars with the Redskins this season.

>>Lakers Win Summer League Tournament

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  The Lakers are champions of the Las Vegas Summer League tournament.  LA knocked off the Trail Blazers 110-98 in the championship game last night.  Lonzo Ball did not play in the title game due to a calf strain, but was still named Summer League MVP.

>>Pierce Retires With Celtics

(Boston. MA)  —  Paul Pierce is retiring as a member of the Celtics.  Pierce signed a one-day deal yesterday in order to retire with the franchise.  The 39-year-old spent his first 15 NBA seasons in Boston.  He helped lead the Celtics to an NBA title in 2008.  Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck says Pierce’s number-34 will be retired.

>>Cowboys’ Whitehead Says Dog Was Stolen, Being Held For Ransom

(Dallas, TX)  —  Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is taking to social media to ask for the return of his dog.  He posted on Instagram that his dog, Blitz, was stolen from his home Sunday and is now being held for ransom.  He says he’s since been contacted by phone with a demand of 10-thousand dollars for the dog’s return.

 

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Washington Nationals 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Miami Marlins 6, Philadelphia Phillies 5  (10 inn)
St. Louis Cardinals 6, New York Mets 3
Chicago Cubs 4, Atlanta Braves 3
Colorado Rockies 9, San Diego Padres 6

MLB American League
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Baltimore Orioles 3, Texas Rangers 1
Toronto Blue Jays 4, Boston Red Sox 3
Seattle Mariners 9, Houston Astros 7  (10 inn)
Minnesota Twins 4, New York Yankees 2
Detroit Tigers 10, Kansas City Royals 2
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Oakland Athletics 2

MLB Interleague
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Cleveland Indians 5, San Francisco Giants 3

WNBA
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Los Angeles Sparks 80, Indiana Fever 62

 

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

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates
7:10 p.m. – Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins
7:10 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets
7:10 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds
7:35 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at Atlanta Braves
8:40 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies

MLB American League
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7:05 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Baltimore Orioles
7:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
8:08 p.m. – New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins
8:10 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros
8:15 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals
10:05 p.m. – Tampa Bay Rays at Oakland Athletics

MLB Interleague
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8:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox
10:07 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Los Angeles Angels
10:15 p.m. – Cleveland Indians at San Francisco Giants

WNBA
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11:30 a.m. – San Antonio Stars at Atlanta Dream
9:00 p.m. – Chicago Sky at Seattle Storm