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for an unknown injury.Western Kentucky: The Hilltoppers defense responded well after giving up 55 points at Louisiana Tech and 43 to Middle Tennessee State.UP NEXTOld DominCINCINNATI -- Sunday is a significant day for the Cincinnati Reds franchise with Ken Griffey Jr. being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.He was my idol growing up, said Reds right-fielder Jay Bruce. A couple of years (after being drafted by Cincinnati), I was playing center field and he was in right. Now Im standing where he stood (at his former locker). Its unbelievable.Griffey played nine seasons in Cincinnati. Although injuries marred his time there, Griffey hit 210 homers in a Reds uniform including the 500th and 600th homers of his career. He hit 40 homers and drove in 118 runs in 2000, his first season back in his hometown.Even when I got here (2008), there were still some flashes of brilliance, even though he was 35 or 37 and not 100 percent, Bruce said. I couldnt even say it was a dream come true (playing alongside Griffey), because I would never have dared dream it.Bruce celebrated on Saturday night by clubbing a three-run homer, his 20th, to extend his hitting streak to five games in a 6-1 win over Arizona.When Griffey takes the podium for his induction speech in Cooperstown on Sunday afternoon, his former club will be attempting to sweep a three-game series from the D-backs for the first time since 2007.Left-hander Brandon Finnegan takes the mound for Cincinnati for his first career appearances against the D-backs. Eight times in his last 19 starts, Finnegan has allowed two earned runs or fewer and 14 times gave up three or less.Luck hasnt always been on the leftys side this season. Three times hes been the victim of a blown save. Finnegan tossed a complete game on May 23 in a 1-0 loss to the Dodgers. He was the Reds starter when the Cubs Jake Arrieta no-hit them on April 21 at Great American Ball Park.Right-hander Zack Godley will start for the Diamondbacks. Hell be making his second career appearance and first start against Cincinnati. He earned the victory on Aug. 22, 2015, at Great American Ball Park allowing one earned run in 3 2/3 innings.The struggling Diamondbacks welcomed back shortstop Chris Owings on Saturday. Hed been on the disabled list with plantar fasciitis.Prior to Saturdays game, Arizona manager Chip Hale promised retribution after Jean Segura was hit by a pitch in his first at-bat after hitting a leadoff homer.We have to protect our teammates, said Hale. We talk about it with our pitchers. I hope these pitchers understand that if theyre going to continue to hit our players, especially when it looks like ... the pitcher hit him because he hit a home run. Theres going to be some retribution at some point.Other than an errant breaking ball from starter Robbie Ray, which sailed over Joey Vottos head, there was no revenge taken on Saturday.Stay tuned Sunday.Most importantly, the Diamondbacks need a win after dropping four straight and 17 of 21. Jordan Willis Jersey. Manuel was offered a position the day he was fired. He accepted earlier this week and the team made the announcement Friday. Jordan Willis Bengals Jersey. In the response filed Wednesday to the complaint by 30-year-old Alexander Bradley, attorneys say the former University of Florida player is invoking his Fifth Amendment right that protects people from incriminating themselves. At a Manhattan federal court hearing, attorney Jordan Siev said his law office has gotten more evidence nearly every day to support its lawsuit accusing MLB and Selig of going on a "witch hunt" to ruin Rodriguezs reputation and career. He said the defendants went "way over the line. John Ross Bengals Jersey.Y. - New York City has been selected to host the NBA All-Star weekend in 2015, with the game played at Madison Square Garden and the slam dunk contest and other skills events held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Jake Elliott Womens Jersey. Their experience showed Tuesday as the No. 10 Badgers blunted a Saint Louis surge to win 63-57 and advance to face West Virginia in Wednesdays finals of the Cancun Challenge. Metta World Peace has agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on a one-year deal, he told ESPN.Im excited about everything. Im prepared to help the young guys grow. To play, everything, he said.After playing in China in 2014, World Peace returned to the NBA last season, appearing in 35 games and averaging 5.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in limited action. Much like last season, the Lakers added the popular veteran to their training camp roster to provide leadership with their young players, whom hed been working out with at their facility over the summer.World Peace, 36, is also a former teammate of new Lakers coach Luke Walton.Lukes always been like a coach, even when he was playing, World Peace said.The Lakers already have 14 guaaranteed contracts, not including the partially guaranteed contract they have out to Yi Jianlian, the 7-foot star of the Chinas national team.dddddddddddd World Peace said his deal was the same as last year, when he played his way onto the roster with an non-guaranteed contract.The agreement was first reported by TheLead Sports.The Lakers announced Wednesday that they had signed forward Thomas Robinson. Terms were not disclosed. Robinson has played four seasons with the Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets, averaging 4.9 points and 4.8 rebounds. 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