DAILY LINKS: Renfroe’s go-ahead slam in 9th stuns Brewers

San Diego Padres' Hunter Renfroe watches his grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Renfroe’s go-ahead slam in 9th stuns Brewers – Padres
Renfroe capped a torrid week with his biggest swing yet — a go-ahead grand slam in the ninth inning on Thursday afternoon as the Padres rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Brewers at Miller Park. He demolished a 1-2 fastball from Joakim Soria into the second deck in left field. Then he flipped his bat emphatically in celebration.

Maurice Jones-Drew joined Ben & Woods: “Jared Goff Is Very, Very Confident. He Looks Great Out There”
Rams broadcaster and NFL Network analyst Maurice Jones-Drew joins Ben and Woods on Thursday morning just a few hours prior to the Rams first preseason game against the Ravens.

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Judy Batista joined Darren Smith: “The Fact They’re Going To Put Andrew Luck In 1st Preseason Game Is Different”
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Wake Forest assistant Jamill Jones threw punch killing tourist, police say – ESPN
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Justin Verlander says wife Kate Upton saved his career – ESPN
“She was instrumental in me not … like, jumping off a bridge,” Verlander told Bleacher Report. “I was depressed and kind of just upset at the world and trying to hide my own s—.”

Cam Newton confronted Kelvin Benjamin in a heated pregame chat – USA Today
As players were going through warmups, Newton approached Benjamin to shake his hand. When Benjamin left Newton hanging, Newton asked for privacy and had an apparent argument with his former teammate.

Kansas State announces extension for coach Bill Snyder, 78, through 2022 – CBS
Bill Snyder revived Kansas State — once one of the worst programs in FBS — into a perennial contender for the Big 12 title. And apparently there’s still more ahead for the 78-year-old coaching legend.

Kawhi Leonard thanks Spurs, Gregg Popovich, San Antonio fans in letter – USA Today
“I have been going back and forth the last few weeks trying to figure out the right things to say,” Leonard wrote, “and it comes down to two simple words: THANK YOU! My family and I want to say THANK YOU to the entire Spurs organization and the people and fans of San Antonio.”

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