#PlaybyPlay: AL Wins All-Star Game with Record 10 Homers, Geraint Thomas Wins Stage 10 at Tour de France #TDF2018 Taking Race Lead and Raptors Send DeRozen to Spurs in Trade for Leonard
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Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - July 18, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in investor news and research issues today's edition of Play by Play covering what's new in sports headlines and recent news from publicly traded companies in the sector.
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AL Wins All-Star Game with Record 10 Homers, Geraint Thomas Wins Stage 10 at Tour de France Taking Race Lead and Raptors Send DeRozen to Spurs in Trade for Leonard
The American League beat the National League 8-6 in the MLB All-Star Game last night. The game saw a record-breaking 10 home runs and Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros won MVP. The Associated Press quotes American League manager A.J. Hinch, also of the Astros commenting on the barrage of sluggers seen in the game:
"Standard operation nowadays, right? We're going to homer and punch out as an industry."
"There's a great love affair with both results. I mean, to kind of empty your tank and hit homers tonight at this event is probably the best thing imaginable," he said. "Just to have that kind of emotion that comes with the home run, especially when the big boys hit it and especially when the Astros hit it."
British cyclist Geraint Thomas has won stage 11 after a high mountain climb to La Rosière and in doing so has taken the lead at the Tour de France, BBC Sport reports. Belgian rider Greg van Avermaet, who had been leading since stage 3, is now ranked number 27 overall after this most recent stage.
The AP reports that Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs has been traded to the Toronto Raptors. In exchange, the Raptors sent DeMar DeRozen to the Spurs. DeRozen appeared to be upset by the news, writing on an Instagram story:
"Ain't no loyalty in this game," "Sell you out quick for a little bit of nothing ... ."
EA's Madden NFL 19 Reveals Antonio Brown as Cover Athlete and Dorel's Schwinn Teams with Life is Good for Limited Cruiser Bike
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Electronic Arts (NasdaqGS:EA) revealed that Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver, Antonio Brown, is the cover athlete for their Madden NFL 19 title. The game is set to be released worldwide on August 10th.
"I am beyond honored to be on the cover of both Madden games," said Brown. "There's a lot of milestones athletes dream of, and after being inducted into the Madden 99 Club earlier this year, and now appearing on the cover of this year's games, it's clear that business is not just booming, but I'm also among the all-time greatest with these honors."
Dorel Industries Inc.'s (TSX:DII-B.TO) Schwinn has teamed up with the Life is Good Company to launch a special edition, co-branded cruiser bike. There will be a limited run of 200 made in both men's and women's sizes.
Sam Mowers, Investorideas.com
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