Aaron Judge’s historic home hunt ignites, as well as Aces inch closer to their first WNBA title

Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope you are fine.

Let’s get it right.

Good morning everyone but especially…

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Las Vegas ACES…

The Las Vegas Aces They got their league-leading attack back on track, and now they are One win away from his first WNBA title after, after 85-71 win over Al Shams in the second match on Tuesday.

  • The best player in the league Aja Wilson (26 points, 10 rebounds), Chelsea Gray (21 points) and Kelsey Bloom (20 points) led the way.
  • It’s the second time in WNBA Finals history that three players on the same team have scored more than 20 points in the same game.
  • Courtney Williams He scored 18 team-wide points for Connecticut.

No team is any longer facing a 0-2 series deficit to win a best 5 series in WNBA history (0-15). The Sun will try to change that as the series moves to Connecticut for the next two competitions. Game 3 tomorrow.

…and good morning also to Aaron Al-Qadi

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Confrontation Aaron Judge It was the ultimate losing position for red socks Tuesday. When they pitched it, he made them pay. When they avoided him, his colleagues forced him to pay.

Judge Hammered at home 56 and 57 of the season It was a major part of the tenth inning of three rounds as Yankees Beat the Red Sox, 7-6.

  • It’s up to the judge Tenth to be played on multiple grounds this season. Just Hank Greenberg (11 in 1938) had the most in a single season in Major League history. Whoever sprints at home draws the game.
  • The judge is now fair Five home runs shy of the MLS record (61 by Roger Maris in 1961).
  • In the 10th inning, the Red Sox apparently got tired of giving up the home contests to the judge, and purposely walked in on it. Then in two strokes, Jaleber Torres Came through double clearing the rules. it’s the The Yankees’ first overtime win of the season (now 1-5).

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Robert Sarver has issued a one-year ban, and a fine of $10 million for his inappropriate behavior in the workplace 🏀

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Phoenix Suns And the Phoenix Mercury her Robert Sarver It was Suspended from the NBA for a year and fined $10 million next independent investigation his inappropriate behavior in the workplace. According to the NBA, the investigation included interviews with more than 320 people and examination of more than 80,000 documents, including emails, text messages and videos.

Conclusion: Sarver “Participate in conduct that clearly violates common workplace standards, as described in the team and league rules and policies.” Among the results…

  • Sarfer I used the N word on multiple occasions When listing comments others have made, even after telling him not to.
  • Sarfer made “many sex-related comments,” Including those related to female employees and the physical appearance of other women. invent Unfair work environment for female employees.
  • Sarfer” humiliating and cruel treatment from the staff, including yelling and swearing at them.”
  • Several other Suns employees have engaged in inappropriate behavior in the workplace and “Suns HR function has been Historically ineffective. “

Sarver, who must complete a training program regarding workplace behavior, released a statement in which he said in part: “While I do not agree with some of the details of the NBA report, I would like to apologize for my words and actions that offended our staff.”

Proceeds from Sarver’s $10 million fine – the maximum allowed by the NBA – will go to organizations that address issues based on race and gender in and out of the workplace.

NFL strength rankings, plus one thing we learned about every team 🏈

The inaugural week of the NFL season has come and gone, and it was one of the best we’ve seen in a long time. There have been seven games that have been decided by one result (including one draw), mostly for the first week in league history. There were a lot of losers too, but overall it was really exciting – and a great way to drive Our first strength ratings of the season from NFL expert Pete BriscoeWorld Health Organization Reminds us not to overreact.

However, that didn’t stop him from moving a file Cowboys down huge Nine locations from 15 to 24.

  • Brisco: “with Duck Prescott Now down for what appears to be 6-8 weeks due to a thumb injury, the Cowboys are in big trouble. They looked terrible at being insulted with him, so now what’s it going to look like Cooper Rush? “

The answer to that question is probably “not very good”, though Prescott Won’t Go to IRHis absence comes at a particularly inopportune time. The Cowboys’ next five matches include three crucial NFC East fights as well as confrontations against each of last year’s Super Bowl participants, Bengals (this weekend) and rams (October 9). As for the teams on the other end of the spectrum, here are the top five.

  • 1. Bills (Previous: 1)
  • 2. The Presidents (Previous: 3)
  • 3. The Pirates (formerly: 7)
  • 4. The Eagles (prev.: 8)
  • 5. Chargers (previous: 9)

The crowsmeanwhile, were the biggest rookies, going from 15th to 8th, and in the nets 24-9 from PlanesAnd the We learned something big about Lamar JacksonJeff Kerr writes.

  • CARE: Lamar Jackson can pass – Jackson only pushed for 17 yards and the Ravens had the fewest rushing yards in a game (63) since Jackson initially became the quarterback, yet he threw three touchdowns and finished with a 98.3 pass rating. …with no JK Dobbins The Jets pulled Jackson’s ability to scramble for big wins, and Jackson relied on his arm MVP to win the match. Contrary to popular belief, Jackson can throw a soccer ball. This offense is tailor-made for him to throw a lot of touchdowns.”

For Pete’s full power ratings, click over hereand for Jeff’s column on one thing we learned about each team, click over here.

UEFA Champions League Round 2: Bayern top Barcelona, ​​plus preview of today’s events ⚽

Tuesday’s most exciting Champions League match turned out to be a frustrating one for one of the world’s best players. behind goals from Lucas Hernandez And the Leroy Sane Just four minutes away at the start of the second half. Bayern Munich beat Barcelona 2-0 As a former Bayern star Robert Lewandowski He struggled against his former club.

It was a huge disappointment on a big stagewrites soccer expert Roger Gonzalez.

  • Gonzalez: “TIt was one of those games that should be forgotten. … Lewandowski scored seven shots in the match, the most he had ever had in a Barcelona match. But four of those were banned and only two were in the frame. Perhaps his best chance, in the first half, was what saw him lift a golden opportunity over the bar from inside the penalty area. Then he also had a header at the back post rejected by Manuel Neuer which seemed like a sure target.”

As for the rest of the work

  • Liverpool get over Ajax 2-1, The win the Reds desperately needwrites football reporter James Byng.
  • Sporting Lisbon get over Tottenham 2-0.
  • intermilan get over Victoria Plzen 2-0.
  • Bayer Leverkusen get over Atletico Madrid 2-0.
  • Club Brugge get over Porto 4-0.
  • Eintracht Frankfurt get over Olympique Marseille 1-0.

There are nine more matches today, including another star striker against his former team in Erling Haaland, Manchester City player against Borussia Dortmund. You can see the schedule and choose the experts over here And of course, you can stream all the games on Paramount +.

What are we watching on Wednesday?

Champions League12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m on Paramount +
bruer in basics7:45pm on FS1

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