Wednesday’s Stories From Around Sports

Wednesday’s stories from around sports include an MLB team clinching a playoff berth, and Anti-NFL billboard in Los Angeles, and a NASCAR drivers future in doubt.

Second Drug Test Sample Confirms UFC’s Jon Jones Used Banned Substance

“The “B” sample of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones‘ failed drug test from July 28 in Anaheim, California, has confirmed the presence of a banned substance, a United States Anti-Doping Agency spokesperson said Tuesday.” – ESPN

Los Angeles Dodgers Clinch Playoff Berth

“Kershaw pitched the Dodgers to their first win in nearly two weeks, helping them clinch a playoff berth by finally beating the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Tuesday night to snap the club’s longest losing streak since moving to the West Coast in 1958.” – ESPN

Anti-NFL Billboards Going Up Near Los Angeles Chargers Stadium

“A digital billboard near the StubHub Center in Los Angeles will display five anti-NFL messages for the next three weeks thanks to the efforts of a scorned Chargers fan who is upset that his favorite team relocated from San Diego.” – ESPN

Danica Patrick’s NASCAR Future In Doubt

“As Pockrass noted, Patrick “has driven for Stewart-Haas Racing throughout her entire NASCAR career, and while her contract originally ran through 2018, the team did not have an anchor sponsor for her for next year when Nature’s Bakery ended its three-year deal after one season following the 2016 season.” – Bleacher Report

Snoop Dogg’s Son Wants To Work For Big Baller Brand

“I love the Big Baller Brand, but I think they could use some of my help,” he said. “I wanna help design some stuff for them.”Cordell Broadus

Cincinnati Bengals Running Back Joe Mixon Impresses Marvin Lewis

“He’s way better than I expected,” Lewis said on a conference call Tuesday, per Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football Talk. “He’s very, very talented. As a football player, he’s excellent and as a young man, I’m really impressed with him and just the way he carries himself and does things. That’s good. He’s going to have a fine pro career and he’s had one game under his belt now.”Bleacher Report