Tuesday, August 16, 2022
The editor on duty is Eric Núñez in New York until 2100 GMT. Luis Ruiz takes over from that time in Mexico City.
WORLD CUP BRAZIL-ARGENTINA
BUENOS AIRES — The game between Argentina and Brazil suspended almost a year ago for World Cup qualifiers will not be played again. The Argentine Football Association says that together with the Brazilian Football Confederation they have accepted their respective responsibilities for the events that led to the suspension of the match. 300 words. AP Photo. SEND.
TO THE WORLD CUP
NO PROVENANCE — It’s about one of soccer’s great distinctions: playing as Brazil’s centre-forward in a World Cup. Gabriel Jesús knows it well, since he was the 9th of the selection in the 2018 tournament in Russia — and as every Brazilian knows perfectly well — he said goodbye without scoring a second goal. Will he get a second chance? By SteveDouglas. 730 words. AP Photos. SEND.
BUENOS AIRES – Boca Juniors suspended defender Carlos Zambrano and striker Darío Benedetto for two games as punishment for the fight with blows they carried out at halftime of the goalless draw against Racing Club for the recent date of the Argentine league. 250 words. SEND.
TURIN, Italy — Juventus confirm that Argentine striker Ángel Di María suffered an adductor injury in his left thigh and will be out of action for at least 10 days. 200 words. SEND.
CRYSTAL PALACE-ANDERSON THREATS
LONDON — Crystal Palace defender Joachim Andersen says he received death threats and a barrage of insults on social media after Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez was sent off for headbutting him during a Premier League match. 300 words. SEND.
MASON, Ohio — Serena Williams, who hinted she might end her career after the US Open, opens at the Western & Southern Open against Emma Raducanu, the reigning US Open champion. By Mitch Stacy. 400 words. AP Photos. Editors: night session begins at 2300 GMT.
BRISBANE, Australia – She was the 2016 Olympic women’s rugby sevens champion in Rio de Janeiro. Today Ellia Green is married to a woman and is the happy father of a girl after officially changing sex. He calls on the authorities not to marginalize trans women from women’s sports, as rugby did, saying this can cause enormous damage to the young trans population. By Dennis Passa. 900 words. AP Photos. SEND.
WILMINGTON, Del. — Tiger Woods is participating in a meeting of top PGA players to discuss the threat to LIV Golf, the tournament circuit backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. By Doug Ferguson. 400 words. SEND.
WITHOUT PROVENANCE — The NBA will rest in the next elections in the United States. The league schedule for next season will have all 30 teams competing on November 7, the night before the midterm elections. The NBA hopes that teams will use that night as an opportunity to encourage fans to go out and vote. By Tim Reynolds. 280 words. SEND.
Games today in MLS (Eastern time in the USA)
Philadelphia at Cincinnati, 6:40 p.m.
San Diego at Miami, 6:40 p.m.
Boston at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago Cubs at Washington, 7:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, 7:05 p.m.
Baltimore at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.
Detroit at Cleveland, 7:10 p.m.
NY Mets at Atlanta, 7:20 p.m.
Kansas City at Minnesota, 7:40 p.m.
Colorado at St. Louis, 7:45 p.m.
Oakland in Texas, 8:05 p.m.
Houston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.
LA Dodgers at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.
Seattle at LA Angels, 9:38 p.m.
Arizona at San Francisco, 9:45 p.m.
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