Hey, we noticed you're in Canada but are currently viewing our US site. Would you like us to take you to the Canadian site, or do you want to stay on the US site?
Picking up what we're putting down? We thought you might be. Sign up for our free 3x-weekly newsletter to get "the gist" of what's going on in the sports world in less than 5 minutes.
Skip to Content

Sports Quick Hits: July 12th, 2021


July 12, 2021
Source: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post
Source: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post

⚾️MLB: While the FBI prepares the city of Denver for a safe All-Star Game, Atlanta Braves All-Star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. is preparing for surgery. Acuña Jr. suffered a torn ACL in Saturday’s 5–4 win over the Miami Marlins, ending his season and dealing the Braves (and let’s face it, the league) a huge blow.

  • Acuña Jr. will be replaced by San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado in tomorrow night’s All-Star Game, but first up is tonight’s Home Run Derby at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.

🏀WNBA: And speaking of All-Stars, a few legends set some new records ahead of Wednesday’s WNBA All-Star Game. On Friday, Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird became the first player to reach 3,000 assists in W history, and not to be outshined, Chicago Sky’s Candace Parker recorded her 3,000th rebound on Saturday. Hey now!