MLB Suspends White Sox’s Anderson Three Games for Umpire Contact

White Sox All-Star Tim Anderson received a three-game suspension Saturday for making contact with home plate umpire Nick Mahrley during Friday’s game against the Athletics, according to MLB.com.

Anderson, 29, also received an undisclosed fine for the incident, which occurred in the seventh inning after the shortstop disputed Mahrley’s strike call on a pitch from reliever Domingo Acevedo. The suspension was set to begin prior to Saturday’s game against the A’s but it will now be held in abeyance after Anderson chose to appeal the ruling.

With the discipline currently on hold, Anderson was allowed to start at shortstop for Game 2 of Chicago’s series against Oakland where he also batted leadoff.

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Friday’s heated exchange saw a peeved Anderson share a few words with Mahrley before getting ejected from the contest along with manager Tony La Russa, who came to his defense. While it appeared in

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SoonerVision on ESPN+ Now Available

NORMAL – The University of Oklahoma’s new SoonerVision on ESPN+ landing page launched on Monday, providing fans of OU Athletics one-stop-shop access to more than 100 annual live events, including men’s and women’s basketball and varsity Olympic sport competitions, as well as studio programming and archival content.

As part of a multi-year agreement, ESPN+ will also stream one regular season football game per year (Sept. 10 vs. Kent State in 2022) and the annual spring football game. In addition to live game programming, SoonerVision on ESPN+ will also offer historic content (several options are already available, including top games in OU history along with shows featuring Bud Wilkinson, Barry Switzer and Bob Stoops), current coaches shows, pro days, pregame shows and more.

Content is available via a SoonerVision landing page on ESPN+, with live soccer and volleyball events starting at the onset of the fall athletics season. By subscribing to

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Deshaun Watson suspended 6 games for personal conduct violations

The NFL suspended Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson for six games on Monday for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

The decision was rendered by independent hearing officer Sue L. Robinson in response to the NFL’s investigation of multiple women who filed civil lawsuits against Watson before he settled with all but one of them, including Ashley Solis, the first accuser to go public. The women, whom Watson hired for massages, accused the QB of sexual misconduct or sexual assault.

Watson will be eligible to return to the Browns in Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens on Oct. 23.

As part of the decision, Watson must now receive all his massages from Browns team therapists, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Robinson’s ruling said that while Watson’s “pattern of behavior was egregious,” it was “nonviolent sexual conduct,” per Pelissero.

This decision now opens a window during which either the

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