• Max Scherzer scratched from start vs Padres: Scherzer’s neck issue a problem again
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    Federal Baseball

    Max Scherzer scratched from start vs Padres: Scherzer’s neck issue a problem again

    Max Scherzer made two seven-inning starts after the neck issue that ended his outing against the Miami Marlins last month after just one inning. According to reports out of San Diego tonight, however, the issue has returned (on the other side of his neck) and Scherzer informed Nats’ skipper Dusty Baker that he wouldn’t be able to go tonight in his scheduled start against the Padres. Matt Grace will start in Scherzer’s place jn the second game of four with the Padres in Petco Park. More info when it’s available. Here are the tweeted reports out of San Diego: This continues a familiar trend where the Nationals get a player back and lose one at the same time (See: Michael A. Taylor + Brian Goodwin;

  • What time is the eclipse where I live?
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    USA Today

    What time is the eclipse where I live?

    You'll need perfect timing to catch the exact moment the moon blocks the sun in your city.  The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 lasts less than a minute in some places, while a partial eclipse can be visible for an hour or more. Everyone in the USA will be able to see at least a partial eclipse, weather permitting, but when is the best time to watch? The short answer is that it depends on where you live. Type your zip code here to find out when to head outside. The celestial show will start will start in Oregon at 9:05 a.m. PT, reaching totality at 10:17 a.m. PT. The last glimpse of the moon's shadow will fade out near Charleston, S.C. at 4:10 p.m. ET. The view will be the best for those lucky

  • Kansas’ forward Dedric Lawson cleared of walking out on $88 bar tab
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    NBC Sports

    Kansas’ forward Dedric Lawson cleared of walking out on $88 bar tab

    Dedric Lawson was accused of walking out on an $88 tab, according to a police report obtained by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, but the general manager of the restaurant released a statement clearing the player of wrongdoing. Here’s what was alleged to have happened: Lawson was at a restaurant in Overton Square in Memphis at 1:30 a.m. when he was handed a bill for more than $88 by a waitress. Appearing on 92.9 FM, an ESPN radio station in Memphis, he said that he ordered two drinks worth a total of $10.50 and gave the waitress $12, but she wanted him to pay for drinks that were ordered by other people for other people.