Boxer Maxim Dadashev undergoes emergency brain surgery after loss

July 20 (UPI) — Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev was taken to a hospital for emergency brain surgery after losing a fight. Dadashev suffered brain swelling in his 11-round loss to Subriel Matias on Friday night. He remains in the critical care unit at Maryland Prince George‘s Hospital Center after a two-hour surgery to bleeding of the brain. “Right now, he’s ...

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Moments from golf's British Open

Updated: July 18, 2019 at 3:58 PM Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019. Tiger Woods of the U.S. drives on the sixth tee on the first day on Thursday. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI Woods walks in the ...

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Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85

July 17 (UPI) — Former Major League infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85. Green made his Major League debut as a pinch-runner on July 21, 1959. Boston was the last pre-expansion team to field a black player. “We salute the courage ...

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Oakland Athletics to trade for Kansas City's Homer Bailey

July 14 (UPI) — The Oakland Athletics have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Homer Bailey from the Kansas City Royals. The Athletics announced they are trading left-handed infielder Kevin Merrell, a former first-round pick, to the Royals for Bailey. A former first-round pick himself, Bailey is 7-6 with a 4.80 ERA in 18 starts this season. Bailey has hit ...

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