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Kansas City Royals Salvador Perez ties the single-season record for most home runs by a catcher

Kansas City Royals veteran catcher Salvador Perez has made history; after the 31-year-old homered in the bottom of the first inning Thursday in Kauffman Stadium, he officially tied Johnny Bench for most home runs in a season by a catcher. The homerun was number 45 on the season for Perez, which also increased his major-league-leading RBI total

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence to miss 6-8 weeks after undergoing foot surgery

Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence underwent surgery on his broken foot on Thursday, and will miss six to eight weeks. NFL Network reported that the injury occurred Wednesday during practice. With Lawrence on the injured list, the Cowboys (0-1) will play the Los Angeles Chargers (1-0) on Sunday without four

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and more testify that USA Gymnastics ‘enabled and perpetrated’ abuse from Larry Nassar

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and more top U.S. women gymnasts were among those to provide testimony Wednesday at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Biles was joined by McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman in Washington, D.C., just four of the

Detroit Lions Jeff Okudah out for season after suffering ruptured achilles in season opener

Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell confirmed that Jeff Okudah will miss the rest of his sophomore season after suffering a ruptured Achilles in Week 1 against the San Francisco 49ers. During his media session following the Lions’ 41-33 loss to the 49ers, Campbell alluded to the possibility that the injury to the 22-year-old defensive