September 2018

Ohtani handles Tommy John news by hitting 2 home runs

Shohei Ohtani cracks a home run vs the RangersDoctors have recommended that Shohei Ohtani undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a damaged ligament in his pitching arm, which would keep the Los Angeles Angels two-way star from pitching for the entire 2019 season. The news hasn’t stopped Ohtani from maintaining his productive rookie season as a hitter, with two more home runs on Wednesday.

Federer bounced early from US Open due to unforced errors

If Roger Federer’s resurgence at recent grand slam events is proof his career isn’t over yet, his performance at the 2018 US Open serves as a reminder that the end might not be far off. Federer was eliminated in the fourth round by John Millman, marking just the second time in Federer’s last 14 US Open appearances that he has failed to reach the quarterfinals, and the match was one that the younger, fitter Federer of the past likely would have taken.