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Vandy’s Jack Leiter follows no-no with 7 more hitless innings in win vs. Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Jack Leiter is making a habit of being stingy on the mound and spotless on the scoreboard.

The Vanderbilt sophomore right-hander tossed seven hitless innings in the Commodores’ 11-3 victory over Missouri on Friday night — after pitching a nine-inning no-hitter last Saturday against South Carolina.

The scary part? Leiter said he didn’t even think he had his “A” material in his past two starts.

“Today I didn’t have all my pitches right where I like them to be, and I think that’s encouraging for me,” he said on SportsCenter on Friday night. “There’s always stuff to work on, and that’s the fun part about pitching.”

The son of former big league pitcher Al Leiter is ESPN’s No. 2 MLB draft prospect. The

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Tiger Woods accident: Lindsey Vonn, Jack Nicklaus speak out

“I’m sick to my stomach.”

That was the reaction from Justin Thomas upon hearing that fellow golfer Tiger Woods had been injured in a single-car rollover crash Tuesday morning near Rancho Palos Verdes. Woods was removed from a destroyed SUV and taken via ambulance to a hospital for surgery, according to his agent, who said the athlete had suffered multiple leg injuries.

“It hurts to see one of your … closest friends get in an accident,” Thomas continued. “Man, I just hope he’s all right. Just worried for his kids. I’m sure they’re struggling.”

Sheriff’s officials said Woods’ injuries were severe but not life-threatening. Still, celebrities and sports figures alike jumped to offer their prayers and good wishes to the golf legend via social media.

Woods was in the L.A. area over the weekend to host the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club, followed by a couple of days

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Pistons stun Lakers for NBA glory, Jack Nicklaus makes history

June 15 is a momentous sporting date that the Detroit Pistons and their fans will not forget in a hurry.

Sixteen years ago on this day, the team earned an emphatic 4-1 win over favourites the Los Angeles Lakers to seal glory in the NBA Finals.

This date also represents the 40-year anniversary of a famous day in golfing history, when Jack Nicklaus broke a record at the U.S. Open.

We look back at some of the top moments to occur on June 15 in the world of sport.

2004 – Pistons top Lakers 4-1 in NBA Finals

The Pistons sealed a stunning 4-1 series win over the Lakers on this day in 2004, with a 100-87 win in Game 5 ensuring they secured glory in Michigan.

Richard Hamilton top-scored with 21 points, Ben Wallace starred with 22 rebounds and Chauncey Billups had a game-high six assists.

Billups was named

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