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Humpday happenings you might have missed


  1. The NFL is looking for a suspension of at least one year in addition to a fine and is appealing the disciplinary officer’s decision to suspend the quarterback for only 6 games. Watson has faced suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

Over on ESPN, @AdamSchefter reported that Deshaun Watson: "Continues to insist that he's done nothing wrong and has not shown remorse during this process and doesn't believe he has to." That doesn't mesh with the Browns ownership statement that Watson is "remorseful." – He isn't — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) August 3, 2022

  1. Arizona Cardinals receiver Marquise Brown was arrested and charged with criminal speeding. It was confirmed by Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves that Brown was arrested at 7:05am and was booked into the Maricopa County Jail Wednesday morning. In Arizona, criminal speeding is defined as anything 20 mph over the posted speed limit and carries just a misdemeanor.

Cardinals WR Marquise Brown arrested for criminal speeding — Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) August 3, 2022

  1. The Dallas Cowboys have signed former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr to a 1-year deal. Barr spent the first 8 seasons of his career with the Vikings after being drafted 9th overall in 2014.

Told Anthony Barr’s contract is for $2 million with max value of $3 million. Similar to the one signed by Leighton Vander Esch in March. — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) August 3, 2022

  1. After getting into a fight with teammates for the 3rd day in a row New Orleans Saints offensive tackle, Trevor Penning, was ejected from practice. Penning is a 2022 1st round pick. The 1st-round pick tussled with Payton Turner and Taco Charlton on Monday, defensive back J.T. Gray and defensive lineman Scott Patchan on Tuesday. Wednesday Penning got into an altercation with defensive lineman Malcolm Roach, ending with both players being sent to the locker room.

#Saints rookie 1st round pick, OL Trevor Penning, has been kicked off OTAs on Wednesday after starting a fight at practice for 3 consecutive — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) August 3, 2022


  1. A day after being obtained by the San Diego Padres Juan Soto and Brandon Drury have already shown their worth. Drury smashing a grand slam on the 1st pitch of his 1st at bat with the team. Soto singled, walked twice, scored once and grounded out twice. Both helping lift the Padres over the Rockies 9-1.

Brandon Drury? No, that's Slam-don Drury. #TimeToShine — San Diego Padres (@Padres) August 4, 2022

  1. Sandy Alcantara has thrown his 3rd complete game which puts him on top of the major league helping the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 Wednesday night. The right-hander allowed just 6 hits, walked 1 and struck out 3, throwing 105 pitches for his 3rd career shutout.

The Marlins' Sandy Alcántara just tossed his MLB-leading third complete game this season, a 3-0 shutout of the Reds. He also leads all NL starters in ERA (1.88) and all MLB pitchers in innings pitched (158.1). — Stephen J. Nesbitt (@stephenjnesbitt) August 4, 2022

  1. Miguel Vargas drove in 2 runs in his major league debut and Julio Urias won his 8th straight decision helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Wednesday. LA has won 7 of their last 8 games. The Giants dropped their 7th in a row to the Dodgers, longest losing streak to them since 1980.

Welcome to The Show, @miggy___13! — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 4, 2022

  1. Bryan Reynolds hit a solo homerun 425 ft over the right-center field wall to start off the bottom of the 9th inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. This was Reynolds’ 16th homer of the season and his 1st walk-off in the major league which ended a slump of 15 games since he hit 3 against the Washington Nationals on June 26.

Raise it! Bryan Reynolds walks it off! (MLB x @CapitalOne) — MLB (@MLB) August 4, 2022

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