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Jul 21, 2014 at 5:12 am

Sports for Monday, July 21st

 

MLB: Rays 5, Twins 3

-      Rays swept the Twins over the weekend

-      Kevin Correia picked up his 12th loss of the season

-      Twins welcome in the Indians for a 3 game set starting tonight

-      Kris Johnson (0-1) vs. TJ House (1-2), first pitch at 7:10pm

 

-      Odd baseball news: Andy Milovich, the general manager of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the single-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, is offering a weird deal. If 10-year old Fallon Emery, who has brain cancer, get's 10-thousand likes n her facebook page by Thursday night, he will get a prostate exam while singing "take me out to the ballgame". Thursday night is prostate awareness night.

 

Northwoods League: Green Bay Bullfrogs 13, Rox 3

-      Rox are off for the next 3 days at it is the All-Star break for the Northwoods League

-      Pitchers Reese Gregory and Kevin Burgee, along with infielder Chris Paul will represent the Rox in the All-Star game. Paul will also take part in the Home Run derby

 

Golf: Rory McIlroy (Mac-ill-roy) wins the British Open

-      McIlroy won by 2 strokes over Sergio Garcia and Ricky Fowler

-      McIlroy pocketed 1.66 million for the win

-      In 2005, McIlroy's father, and two of his friends waged 200 pounds apiece ($341) that Rory would win the British Open by 2015. His win paid off the 250-1 odds made his father 171k.

 

-      Tiger Woods finished 6-over, his worst finish in a major

 

NFL:

-      Vikings Special Teams coordinator Mike Prefier was suspended for the first 3 games in the 2014 season for anti-gay comment to punter Chris Kluwe

-      Kluwe is continuing to speak out against the Vikings and the NFL saying that 3 games is not enough and he plans to sue the Vikings today

 

-      Vikings report to camp Thursday, KNSI will be there until Saturday covering Vikings camp

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