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Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Justin Miller (60) and catcher Nick Hundley (4) celebrate after defeating the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game in Chicago, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The Rockies won 7-2. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

“We’ve done it all year. We’ve played some of our best games after some of our toughest nights,” Weiss said. “We talked before the game today and I had a good feeling that our guys would play a nice bounce-back game. That’s exactly what we did.”


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The New England Patriots’ star quarterback was suspended by NFL executive Troy Vincent in May following a league-sanctioned investigation by Ted Wells. The Patriots were fined $1 million and docked a pair of draft picks. The team didn’t appeal its penalty, but Brady and his lawyers made their case during a 10-hour appeal hearing on June 23.


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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2010, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau (55) warms up on the field before an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Foxborough, Mass. The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8, 2015, despite their disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Seau, who took his own life in 2012, will be saluted with a video presentation in which his daughter, Sydney, will speak. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

“The Seau family never intended to use the Hall of Fame as a platform to discuss the serious mental health issues facing the NFL today, which are most appropriately addressed in a legal forum,” Strauss said. “The Seau family looks forward to celebrating Junior’s extraordinary accomplishments at the Hall of Fame.”


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Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki reacts to Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte being hit in the head by a pitch from Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Friday, July 18, 2014. The Pirates won 4-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

DENVER | After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Surprising spot, too — north of the border to a team loaded with bats. Tulowitzki was sent to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects late Monday night in a stunning swap of star […]


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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, right, is greeted by teammates after hitting a game-winning two run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Monday, July 27, 2015. The Cubs won 9-8. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

Colorado had taken an 8-7 lead in the ninth inning on a two-run homer by Carlos Gonzalez — his second of the game. However, Bryant hit the second pitch he saw from John Axford (3-4) over the wall in left-center to give Chicago a dramatic victory and snap a three-game skid.


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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015, file photo, people hold up placards against the Olympic Games coming to Boston, during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid, in Boston. Boston's mayor delivered a harsh blow to the city's effort to host the 2024 Olympics on Monday, July 27, 2015,  when he declared he wouldn't sign any document "that puts one dollar of taxpayer money on the line for one penny of overruns on the Olympics."  That document is the host city contract that most in the Olympics consider crucial to any city's success.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

“They also recognize, however, that we are out of time if the USOC is going to be able to consider a bid from another city,” Blackmun said. “As a result, we have reached a mutual agreement to withdraw Boston’s bid.”


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