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  • April 12, 2019
    CHICAGO -- Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is day to day after crashing into a wall at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.Braun limped off after injuring his left knee and ankle and was held out of the lineup Wednesday night against the Cubs. Both Braun and manager Craig Counsell said he might be ready to play Thursday in Chicago and definitely expect him to play over the weekend in Seattle.Braun is still sore but says its about as good as we possibly could have hoped for and that he feels very fortunate. He did not need an MRI or X-rays.Right-handed starter Chase Anderson may not miss his next turn after being struck in the right thigh by Kris Bryants comebacker Tuesday. Anderson left in the first inning but says he expects to play catch in the next day and evaluate from there.Counsell says theres a chance that he would be good enough to start in the Brewers three-game series in Seattle. Reid Duke Jersey . It was the kind of score that might make everyone else wonder which course he was playing. Except that Graeme McDowell saw the whole thing. Crouched behind the 10th green at Sheshan International, McDowell looked over at the powerful American and said, "Ive probably seen 18 of the best drives Ive seen all year in the last two days. Stefan Matteau Jersey . The third-ranked Ivanovic, who won the event in 2008 and 10, served five aces and broke Wickmayer, also a former winner in 2009, five times. "The result looked easier than it really was," Ivanovic said. . -- Playing time has been limited for Maxim Tissot this season, so the Montreal Impact defender made the most of his first scoring opportunity on Saturday. Brandon Pirri Jersey . They hope to persuade the other team owners and commissioner Roger Goodell to put pressure on Redskins owner Daniel Snyder to drop the nickname they find offensive. "Given the way the meeting transpired," Ray Halbritter, an Oneida representative and leader of the "Change the Mascot Campaign," said Wednesday, "it became somewhat evident they were defending the continued use of the name. Tomas Hyka Jersey .Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker. Greg Ballard, who played 11 NBA seasons and helped the Washington Bullets win the league title in his rookie season, died Wednesday from prostate cancer. He was 61.Ballard, a small forward who was the No. 4 overall pick out of Oregon in the 1977 draft, played in the NBA from 1977 to 1988. He played eight seasons with the Bullets (now Wizards) and two with the Golden State Warriors. After taking the 1987-88 season off, he returned to play two games for the Seattle SuperSonics and then retired.He averaged 12.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in his career. He won a championship with the Bullets in 1978, wheen Washington defeated the Sonics in six games in the NBA Finals.ddddddddddddThe Wizards and Oregon, where Ballard is the all-time leader in rebounds (1,114), paid tribute to Ballard on Twitter on Wednesday.Following his playing career, Ballard was an assistant coach and scout with the Atlanta Hawks for nine seasons (2004-13). He has been a scout for the Wizards the past two seasons.Ballard told the Portland Tribune in April that he had been battling cancer for the past four years. ' ' '