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Scott Boehm/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Third baseman Juan Uribe was sent to the 15-day disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday due to a right hamstring injury.

The hamstring, which already caused Uribe to miss more than a month earlier this season, was injured while Uribe was trying to catch a foul popup in the team’s 6-3 loss to the Brewers Friday.

“It being the same leg, the last time we felt good after four or five days, he played three or four (games) and then he missed 30 days,” Dodgers skipper Don Mattingly said. “That’s the one thing we worry about.”

The 35-year-old Uribe has played in 81 games this season, posting a .293 batting average, six home runs, 35 RBIs and a .320 on-base percentage.

The Dodgers have yet to announce who they will call up to replace Uribe.

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ThinkStock(ENDICOTT, N.Y.) — Kevin Sutherland drained 12 birdies en route to shooting the first 59 in Champions Tour history, Saturday at En-Joie Golf Club.

Sutherland had a chance on the 18th hole to shoot a 58, which would’ve made him the first player ever to do that in a PGA Tour sanctioned event, with a par. He had a six-foot putt to set the record but just missed.

The 50-year-old Sutherland started the day with seven birdies and an eagle on his first eight holes, firing a 13-under 58. He leads the tournament by one stroke over Steve Lowery.

Sutherland is looking to win his second career PGA Tour title. He won the Match Play Championship in 2002.

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Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Chicago Bears are rolling the dice on a potential big return as ESPN is reporting the team has agreed to terms on a deal with wide receiver Santonio Holmes.

The 30-year-old Holmes spent the past four seasons with the New York Jets, but has struggled to stay healthy the past two seasons.

He appeared in just four games in 2012 due to a lisfrank injury, and never fully regained his old form.

The team decided that it was time for both sides to mutually part ways as he didn’t figure into the teams future plans.

In 11 games last season, Holmes caught 23 passes for 456 yards and one touchdown. He appeared in all 16 regular season games just once during his time with the Jets.

With the Bears set at wide receiver with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, Holmes figures to be a complimentary part of an already explosive Bears offense under second-year head coach Mark Trestman.

In 2014, the Bears had the eighth ranked offense in the NFL.

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Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: New York Yankees 3 (62-59) – Tampa Bay Rays 2 (61-62)

Cleveland Indians 6 (62-60) – Baltimore Orioles 0 (69-52)

New York Mets 7 (59-65) – Chicago Cubs 3 (52-70)

Miami Marlins 2 (61-62) – Arizona Diamondbacks 1 (53-70)

San Francisco Giants 6 (64-58) – Philadelphia Phillies 5 (54-69)

Washington Nationals 4 (68-52) – Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (64-59)

Atlanta Braves 4 (63-60) – Oakland Athletics 3 (73-50)

Detroit Tigers 4 (66-55) – Seattle Mariners 2 (66-56)

Toronto Blue Jays 6 (64-60) – Chicago White Sox 3 (58-65)

Miami Marlins 2 (61-62) – Arizona Diamondbacks 1 (53-70)

Cincinnati Reds (61-61) – Colorado Rockies (47-75) – Postponed

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Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Chicago Bears are rolling the dice on a potential big return as ESPN is reporting the team has agreed to terms on a deal with wide receiver Santonio Holmes.

The 30-year-old Holmes spent the past four seasons with the New York Jets, but has struggled to stay healthy the past two seasons.

He appeared in just four games in 2012 due to a lisfrank injury, and never fully regained his old form.

The team decided that it was time for both sides to mutually part ways as he didn’t figure into the teams future plans.

In 11 games last season, Holmes caught 23 passes for 456 yards and one touchdown. He appeared in all 16 regular season games just once during his time with the Jets.

With the Bears set at wide receiver with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery, Holmes figures to be a complimentary part of an already explosive Bears offense under second-year head coach Mark Trestman.

In 2014, the Bears had the eighth ranked offense in the NFL.

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Hannah Foslien/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG) — The New York Yankees are still holding out hope that starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka can return this season.

Tanaka was on the mound for the first time in five weeks as he threw his first bullpen session since July 9. He was placed on the DL with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament.

It was feared that Tanaka might need Tommy John Surgery at one point, but his recent progress shows he could at least avoid surgery.

“I felt very good,” said Tanaka. “I’m not going to go 100 percent on the first day of bullpens,” he said. “But I felt that I was able to throw the way I wanted to. Just the fact that I was able to get through it without any pain.”

If Tanaka is able to return to the mound, it would likely wouldn’t be for another month. The Yankees must weigh if it is worth pushing him to return.

In his rookie season, Tanaka has gone 12-4 with a 2.51 ERA in 18 starts.

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governor.mo.gov(FERGUSON, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Saturday that he was declaring a state of emergency and a curfew in Ferguson, where peaceful demonstrations about the police shooting of an unarmed man have been marred by nights of looting.

The governor said the curfew will run from midnight to 5 a.m.

“This is a test, the eyes of the world are watching,” Nixon said. “This is a test to see if this community can break the cycle of violence and replace it with peace.”

The announcement comes after looters broke into a number of stores overnight, and threw rocks and other objects at police.

On Friday, police had released the name of the officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, and also alleged that Brown robbed a store before he died.

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governor.state.tx.us(AUSTIN, Texas) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry forcefully defended himself Saturday, calling the grand jury indictment against him “an abuse of power.”

Perry says he’ll fight charges that he abused his power last year when he vetoed $7.5 million in state funding for the public corruption unit of a district attorney he was trying to pressure to step down. DA Rosemary Lehmberg had been arrested on drunken-driving charges and refused to resign.

“We don’t settle political differences with indictments in this country,” Perry said to reporters at a Saturday news conference in Austin. “It is outrageous that some would use partisan political theatrics to rip away at the very fabric of our state’s constitution.”

Perry says the grand jury indictment was purely political.

“I’m confident that we will ultimately prevail,” Perry added. “That this farce of a prosecution will be revealed for what it is.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The United States has launched airstrikes around the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq in support of a ground operation by Kurdish and Iraqi forces to retake the strategic dam which was seized by ISIS fighters earlier this month.

The status of the dam has been a concern for Iraq and the U.S. because a breach could release a torrent of water that could flood Mosul and possibly reach as far down as Baghdad.

U.S. officials confirm that fighter planes and drones launched airstrikes near the Mosul Dam. Earlier Saturday, Kurdish local media cited eyewitness reports that airstrikes had taken place by the dam on Friday night.

At the time it was unclear if the airstrikes had been launched by U.S. or Iraqi aircraft.

According to one official “the strikes are in support of ground operations” by Kurdish and Iraqi forces to retake the dam. The official labeled the strikes as significant.

The size of the Iraqi and Kurdish ground operation is unclear, but it would have to be sizable to counter the large number of ISIS fighters located at or near the dam. One U.S. official said it is believed that there are a few hundred ISIS fighters in the vicinity of the dam.

The official said the strikes are allowed by the presidential authorization “to protect US personnel and support humanitarian efforts” that was issued last week. The airstrikes helped slow an ISIS advance on the Kurdish capital of Erbil and helped alleviate the humanitarian crisis of Yazidis trapped atop Mount Sinjar in northwestern Iraq.

On Thursday the Pentagon said that airstrikes could still take place and were authorized for anywhere in Iraq. The Mosul Dam is located 90 miles west of Erbil and 60 miles east of Mt. Sinjar.

Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said at a news conference “the airstrikes that we have been conducting and authorized to do so are predominantly to protect U.S. personnel and facilities in and around Erbil, although the president was very clear that we have the authority to conduct airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel and facilities anywhere in Iraq, including down in Baghdad.”

Kirby also reiterated that President Obama had said the U.S would help the Iraqi government but “we’re not going to become the Iraqi air force. This is their fight to fight. We’re willing to help to the degree we can.”

While the U.S. has both military and civilian personnel in Erbil, there is not a U.S. presence in Mosul, which is south of the dam. There has been concern that a dam breach could lead to a torrent of water reaching as far south as Baghdad, where the large U.S. embassy is located on the banks of the Tigris River.

Predators conducted airstrikes Friday on ISIS vehicles near the village of Kawju, which had been attacked by ISIS fighters. A defense official said that is the same village where reports emerged Friday that ISIS fighters had killed 80 Yazidi civilians.

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Franco Origlia/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Crowds holding yellow and white flags stood cheering in the sunshine as Pope Francis conducted mass in Seoul, where he beatified 124 South Koreans.

Francis spoke of the great sacrifices of the men and women who, in the 18th and 19th centuries, were killed for refusing to renounce their Catholic faith.

Beatification is the first step toward sainthood and ceremonies like this one have taken place with increasing frequency in the last number of decades– a surefire way of drawing media attention to the Catholic church as its church attendance numbers dwindle in the West.

The importance of the ceremony is especially strong in Asia, where the Vatican has its sights set on growth. In the past 50 years, the South Korean Catholics have gone from comprising 1% of the population to 10%.

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