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Watch: Emotional Angels win first game since Tyler Skaggs death

Watch: Emotional Angels win first game since Tyler Skaggs death

Sports
July 3 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Angels returned to the field for the first time since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, beating the Texas Rangers 9-4 Tuesday. Angels players wore patches with Skaggs' No. 45 on their jerseys at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. They also held up one of his jerseys during a moment of silence and the national anthem. Skaggs, 27, was found dead in his room at the team hotel, hours before the Angels were set to play the Rangers Monday in Arlington. Police said there were no signs of foul play and they do not suspect suicide. The Angels and Rangers postponed Monday's game. "It's tough. My first at-bat, I get up there, and all I do is think about him," Angels star Mike Trout told reporters. "Just a different feeling, you know. Just in shock. Walking around ...
St. Louis Blues fend off Boston Bruins in Game 5, grab 3-2 series lead

St. Louis Blues fend off Boston Bruins in Game 5, grab 3-2 series lead

Sports
June 6 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Blues are one win away from the franchise's first NHL championship after a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday night. Blues goalie Jordan Binnington had a superb performance in net, stopping 38 of the 39 shots he faced. St. Louis has secured back-to-back wins since suffering a 7-2 blowout loss at home in Game 3. "[Binnington] was excellent all game and did a great job in the first period," Blues head coach Craig Berube told reporters. "We were tested in the first, for sure, and Binners stood tall. Big reason we won the game. ... Our goalie was good and our team was gutsy." Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly notched the first goal of the night in the opening minute of the second period. Zach Sanford tossed a no-look, bet...
Stanley Cup Final: Blues make lineup changes ahead of Game 4

Stanley Cup Final: Blues make lineup changes ahead of Game 4

Sports
June 3 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Blues are making lineup changes following Saturday's 7-2 Stanley Cup Final loss to the Boston Bruins. Defenseman Vince Dunn, who has been out since taking a puck to the face in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, will return to the defensive pairing with Carl Gunnarsson on Monday night. Dunn replaces Robert Bortuzzo. "He moves the puck as good as anybody on our team from our own end out transition-wise," Blues coach Craig Berube said. "And Dunn has the ability of doing high-end things in the offensive zone sometimes." St. Louis also elevated Zach Stanford from the fourth line to the second line. Rookie Sammy Blais was dropped to the third line. Although Berube removed goaltender Jordan Binnington midway through Game 3 after he allowed his fifth goal, th...
Banged-up Warriors even series with Game 2 win against Raptors

Banged-up Warriors even series with Game 2 win against Raptors

Sports
June 2 (UPI) -- The Golden State Warriors edged the Toronto Raptors 109-104 on Sunday night in Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena. The Warriors, minus guard Klay Thompson and center Kevon Looney, evened the series at one game apiece after forward Andre Iguodala knocked down a dagger 3-pointer with under five seconds left in the fourth quarter. "The whole fourth quarter they were playing some janky defense, just trying to send bodies to me everywhere. Our whole roster took advantage of it," Curry told reporters. "Over the course of the game, it's kind of disrespectful to leave Andre Iguodala open like that with the game on the line. He's made big shots like that before and he got it done tonight." [embedded content] Thompson exited the game with left hamstring tightness, accord...
Video game addiction could be made an official disease

Video game addiction could be made an official disease

Technology
Video game addiction could be made an official disease after it was officially recognised and classified by the World Health Organisation (WHO).The disorder has been suggested by some medics as a distinct behavioural addiction characterised by excessive or compulsive use of computer games or video games that affects an individual's daily life. Last June, WHO included gaming disorder within the 11th revision of its international classification of diseases and next week it will vote on whether to make it an official disease. Games developers have said they are listening to and acting on rising concerns about the disorder.Microsoft said it is giving more power to parents to control how much time their children can spend gaming. Adv...