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Grizzlies Drop Fourth Straight with 4-3 Loss to Las Vegas: Hauschild was Perfect Through 4.2 IP with 7 Strikeouts

LAS VEGAS - The Fresno Grizzlies (69-55) fell to the Las Vegas 51s (48-76) in yet another one-run game in this four-game series. With the 4-3 loss, the Grizzlies are now 12-4 in Mike Hauschild's starts this season and 16-11 in one-run games. With a Reno Aces win on Wednesday night, Fresno has fallen one game back in the PCL Pacific North Division.

The Grizzlies took an initial 2-0 lead in the third. Colin Walsh (3-for-4) led off the inning with a base hit and scored on a Tyler White (2-for-4) RBI single. Then, an A.J. Reed sacrifice fly scored Rico Noel who reached base on a bunt single.


Mayweather Vs. McGregor Stands To Be The Most Widely Distributed Pay-Per-View Event Of All Time

NEW YORK  - The unprecedented SHOWTIME PPV boxing match in which pound-for-pound king Floyd "Money" Mayweather returns to the ring to battle UFC champion "The Notorious" Conor McGregor is expected to be the most widely distributed pay-per-view event of all time. The once-in-a-lifetime Mayweather vs. McGregor showdown will be available for purchase through cable, DBS, telco and streaming providers nationwide, as well as UFC.tv.

The fight will also be available through Fathom Events in movie theaters and at select bars and restaurants nationwide. For the first time, SHOWTIME will also make the boxing event available directly to consumers on ShowtimePPV.com and through the SHOWTIME PPV application available on Apple mobile and Apple TV (4th Generation) devices. The fight will be available for purchase on the SHOWTIME PPV website and through the SHOWTIME PPV app in the Apple App store in the coming days. Produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV, Mayweather Vs. McGregor will take place on Saturday, August 26 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Madera Man Re-Enlists in Ceremony at Raiders Training Camp

NAPA - On Sunday, August 6, the Oakland Raiders invited U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Matt Martinez to re-enlist at Raiders Training Camp in Napa. Martinez, who was raised in Madera, Calif., requested his re-enlistment ceremony to continue his 18 years of service in the U.S. Navy take place in the end zone of the same field the Raiders are using for training camp in preparation for the 2017 NFL season.

Martinez entered military service in September 1999 and has completed multiple deployments aboard Navy aircraft carriers, including two deployments circling the globe. As an aviation electronics technician, he repaired, maintained and launched F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Now as a technical instructor, he trains the “Elite of the Fleet” in highly skilled aircraft repairs.

Fresno State to Retire Derek Carr’s Jersey at Bulldogs’ 2017 Home Opener

FRESNO – At Fresno State football’s home opener on September 2, the Bulldogs’ all-time leading passer, Derek Carr (2009-13), will be in attendance as the University is set to retire his No. 4 jersey during a halftime ceremony. It will be the seventh retired jersey in the 95-year history of the program.

Carr, entering his fourth season with the Oakland Raiders, will make his way back to the Valley following the team’s final preseason game on Aug. 31 in Oakland. Week one of the NFL regular season is September 10.

Former MHS Coach Barry King Named George Washington University Men's & Women's Water Polo Head Coach

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Barry King, who turned the women’s program at Indiana University into a national power through the course of a 19-year stint, has been named head coach for men’s and women’s water polo at George Washington University. At IU, King brought the Hoosiers from a club squad to a powerhouse that made six national championship appearances and achieved 20 or more wins in 17 of 19 seasons. His career coaching record stands at 426-225-2 (.654).

“Barry has proven himself to be one of the elite coaches in college water polo,” said George Washignton Director of Athletics Patrick Nero. “He took Indiana from a club program to one that competed regularly for conference championships and he will be a great fit to lead GW Water Polo to new heights. His experience coaching in our conference and leading IU to six national championship appearances will serve our student-athletes well.”


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