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Oberg treated for another clot…Acuna benched for loafing…Thomas takes BMW Championship

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg has been treated for a blood clot in his pitching arm for the second time in his career. Manager Bud Black said Oberg had a procedure to dissolve the clot at a hospital on Saturday and remained there overnight. The Rockies put Oberg on the 10-day injured list Sunday. Black said the 28-year-old Oberg started feeling heaviness in his arm on Saturday and alerted the training staff.

ATLANTA (AP) – Outfielder Ronald Acuna¬† Jr. was removed from the Braves’ game against the Dodgers yesterday after he stood at the plate admiring a long flyball that did not leave the park. The 21-year-old Acuna likely would have had an easy double if he had hustled from home plate. Manager Brian Snitker followed Acuna into the tunnel for an apparent conversation during the fourth inning.

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) – Justin Thomas has the No. 1 seed in the FedEx Cup finale after capturing the BMW Championship at Medinah . Thomas entered the final round with a six-shot lead, but he was only two strokes ahead until he carded three birdies in a five-hole stretch on the back nine. He closed with a 4-under 68 for a three-shot win over Patrick Cantlay, who fired a 65.

UNDATED (AP) – Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown it’s time to decide whether he’s “all in or all out” about playing this season after losing a fight with the NFL over his helmet. Mayock issued a statement expressing his frustration that Brown didn’t participate in practice Sunday despite being healed from the frost-bitten feet that have sidelined him for most of training camp. Mayock says there are “89 guys busting their tails” and that he hopes Brown will join his teammates soon.

NEW YORK (AP) – Longtime television sports broadcaster Jack Whitaker has died at 95. Whitaker spent 22 years with CBS Sports, which announced that he died of natural causes in his sleep. His Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat’s Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events. Whitaker had been the only living play-by-play announcer from the first 21 Super Bowls.

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