Vikings announce newly signed Latavius Murray had ankle surgery

Latavius Murray was signed by the Vikings on March 16. He had surgery six days later.

The Vikings announced Wednesday that Murray had ankle surgery, but is expected to be ready for the start of training camp. The surgery was performed in Charlotte by renowned surgeon Dr. Bob Anderson.

The move would be beneficial for both Facebook and MLB, since more people would flock to the social media site to watch a live game they may not get in their area, and baseball would have a younger audience tuning in to games.

Facebook has already streamed live sporting events in the past, including an exclusive deal with Mexican soccer league Liga MX, table tennis, global basketball.

While Twitter already has a contract with NFL, Facebook reportedly is looking for a more global alternative.

“The scope of their audience is worldwide,” sports media consultant Lee Berke said. “They have a range of audiences and sports loyalties they can appeal to.”

During the game, however, another player with a No. 2 jersey was stealing the spotlight.

The Astros’ rising star, Alex Bregman, who wears No. 2 as an ode to Jeter, his childhood hero, hit his first career grand slam with his idol in attendance as Houston capped a six-run outburst in the first inning of the second game of a doubleheader. After rounding the bases, Bregman was ecstatic in the dugout, showing off the No. 2 on his jersey to the cameras.

Bregman, George Springer (twice) and Josh Reddick all went deep Cheap Jerseys Hot for the Astros, who took three of four from the AL East leaders with Sunday night’s 10-7 win.

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