8.29.16: September

Believe it or not, it’s almost September so let’s celebrate the end of summer with a throwback to Jarrod Dyson’s amazing catch last week for the Kansas City Royals.

QUIPS FOR THIS WEEK

Summer may be slow now that the Olympics are over, but don’t worry because football is weeks away and baseball and tennis are sure to keep things interesting. See the latest…

Baseball

Congrats to team New York for defeating team South Korea in the Little League World Series! This is the first time a team from the United States has won since 2011.

Tennis 

The U.S. Open kicks off today! Stay cool for the summer with a little tennis this week.

Other

Hope Solo was suspended for 6 months from the U.S. national team for calling Sweden “cowards” after the United States lost to the team during the quarterfinals of the Olympics. She will also be taking an indefinite personal leave from the Seattle Reign, the National Women’s Soccer League team that she plays for.

Ryan Lochte was formally charged by the Rio police with filing a false robbery report. According to the AP, the indictment will now be sent to the International Olympic Committee’s Ethics Division.

Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys could be out 6-10 weeks with a fractured back, after taking a hard hit from Seattle Seahawks’ Cliff Avril during a preseason game.

JUST FOR FUN

Thor
The horse favored to win next year’s Kentucky Derby is named after this NY Mets pitcher. Guess who?

STORIES FOR INSIGHTS, COOL FACTOR + DEBATE

How do you feel?
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick has made a decision
He won’t be standing up when the national anthem is played, since he says that, “this country stands for freedom, liberty, justice for all — and it’s not happening for all right now.”

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