Chicago Cubs prospect Brennen Davis hits two home runs, wins MVP award in National League’s convincing Futures Game victory

DENVER — Chicago Cubs prospect Brennen Davis homered twice in the thin air of Coors Field and Cincinnati’s Jose Barrero, Colorado’s Michael Toglia and the Mets’ Francisco Alvarez also went deep to lead the National League over the American 8-3 Sunday in the Futures Game of top young talent. Davis, promoted to Double-A on June […]

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Afghanistan To Rush Troops To Border As Taliban Extends Gains

The Afghan government has repeatedly dismissed the Taliban’s gains as having little strategic value Kabul: Afghan authorities prepared Saturday to try to retake a key border crossing seized by the Taliban in a sweeping offensive that the insurgents claim has helped capture a vast swath of the violence-wracked nation. As US troops continued their withdrawal, […]