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  • Cards handcuff Brewers
    Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBI in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.
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    Chiney Ogwumike was selected as the No. 1 pick by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft. Ogwumike on Monday night joined her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen No. 1 in the WNBA.
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    UNCASVILLE, Conn. — It was a busy draft night for the Connecticut Sun.
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Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his shoulder Monday, and his status is uncertain.
NFL

Steelers QB’s shoulder sprained

– Ben Roethlisberger left Heinz Field on Monday with his sprained right shoulder in a sling. When he’ll walk back in ready to play is anybody’s guess.

Tomlin called Pittsburgh’s franchise quarterback “questionable” but otherwise offered little detail Tuesday, less than 24 hours after Roethlisberger was pounded into the ground by Kansas City Chiefs linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston in the third quarter of Pittsburgh’s 16-13 overtime victory.

“He is being evaluated,” Tomlin said. “Obviously this injury puts his participation in the questionable category for this week.”

Roethlisberger left the game and went to the hospital to for an MRI exam. He underwent more tests Tuesday to determine the severity of the sprain to the sternoclavicular (SC) joint in his throwing shoulder.

If Roethlisberger can’t play, the Steelers (6-3) will start Byron Leftwich.

Ex-TE accused of assaulting Solo

Former Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens was arrested in Seattle on suspicion of assaulting U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo a day before their planned wedding day, according to police and court records.

A Kirkland Municipal Court judge released Stevens after a court appearance, saying there was no evidence connecting Stevens to any assault. He was arrested early Monday for fourth-degree domestic violence assault but wasn’t charged.

Around the league

The Bears have signed veteran backup quarterback Josh McCown with Jay Cutler’s status for this week uncertain after his concussion Sunday. … A grand jury in Houston has dismissed a misdemeanor resisting arrest charge against Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after hearing from the running back and other witnesses.

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