Barcelona, Luis Enrique agree to delay new contract talks (Reuters)

Barcelona and coach Luis Enrique have agreed to put off talks on a contract extension until early next year, club President Josep Maria Bartomeu said. Luis Enrique is in his third season in charge of Barca and recently said he would only consider his future at the end of the campaign when his current deal runs out. Barca are determined to keep the 46-year-old, who has won eight trophies out of a possible 10 in his two years as coach, beyond next year.

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Van Basten quits Dutch national team for FIFA job (Reuters)

Netherlands assistant coach Marco van Basten is to give up the role by the end of the year as the leadership crisis surrounding the side took another twist on Tuesday, a week before the Dutch kick off their 2018 World Cup campaign. Van Basten is the second of Danny Blind’s assistants to announce their departure in the last two weeks after Dick Advocaat opted to take over as head coach of Turkish side Fenerbahce. The Dutch football association (KNVB) confirmed the 51-year-old’s impending exit on Tuesday, saying Van Basten was leaving to start work with the sport’s global governing body.

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Yoenis Cespedes unleashes monstrous bat flip after walk-off homer (Big League Stew)

If the New York Mets are going to make a second half surge for the second straight season, outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is going to have to carry them again. The outfielder proved he was once again up for the task during Monday’s 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins. Cespedes was the clear star for the Mets all night, picking up three hits in three at-bats.

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Monday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)

From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick’s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football. To clarify, I support Colin’s motivation. It’s his method of action that I take exception to,” Harbaugh posted on Twitter.

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Monday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)

From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick’s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football. To clarify, I support Colin’s motivation. It’s his method of action that I take exception to,” Harbaugh posted on Twitter.

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Look for Luck, Colts back in playoffs, and maybe Raiders? (The Associated Press)

The Indianapolis Colts played mostly without Andrew Luck when they missed the playoffs in 2015 after winning their division a year earlier. The star quarterback returns, and so do postseason expectations for a team that has made the playoffs 14 of the past 17 seasons. Luck missed nine games with an assortment of injuries and struggled with turnovers when he was playing.

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Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games (Reuters)

Highlights of Monday’s Major League Baseball games: Cubs 8, Pirates 7 Miguel Montero’s 13th-inning pinch hit drove in Kris Bryant with a game-winning run as the Chicago Cubs claimed an 8-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game that stretched into early Tuesday. The score capped a two-run inning as the Cubs rallied from a 7-6 deficit to their fifth walk-off victory of the season. Josh Harrison’s sacrifice fly to left drove in David Freese with a go-ahead run and a 7-6 Pirates lead in the 13th inning while Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo responded in the bottom of the inning with a run-scoring single to bring home Fowler and force a 7-7 deadlock.

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Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games (Reuters)

Highlights of Monday’s Major League Baseball games: Cubs 8, Pirates 7 Miguel Montero’s 13th-inning pinch hit drove in Kris Bryant with a game-winning run as the Chicago Cubs claimed an 8-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game that stretched into early Tuesday. The score capped a two-run inning as the Cubs rallied from a 7-6 deficit to their fifth walk-off victory of the season. Josh Harrison’s sacrifice fly to left drove in David Freese with a go-ahead run and a 7-6 Pirates lead in the 13th inning while Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo responded in the bottom of the inning with a run-scoring single to bring home Fowler and force a 7-7 deadlock.

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Cubs rally for 8-7 win against Pirates in 13 innings (The Associated Press)

Miguel Montero hit a game-ending RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a wild 8-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Dexter Fowler, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo set the stage for Montero’s clutch swing with consecutive RBI singles against Jeff Locke (9-8), plating the tying run. After Ben Zobrist was walked intentionally, Montero lined a clean single into left field.

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