Cuban’s law­suit against Puig is dis­missed

Los Angeles Times - - THE DAY IN SPORTS - — Nathan Fenno

A fed­eral judge has dis­missed a law­suit that blamed Dodgers out­fielder Yasiel Puig for the al­leged im­pris­on­ment and tor­ture of a Cuban man.

The or­der Mon­day by U. S. Dis­trict Judge Kath­leen M. Wil­liams in Mi­ami ends al­most two years of le­gal wran­gling af­ter Miguel An­gel Cor­ba­cho Daudinot sued Puig for $ 12 mil­lion.

But Cor­ba­cho Daudinot wasn’t able to leave Cuba to par­tic­i­pate in pre­trial dis­cov­ery, de­spite a se­ries a dead­lines that came and went. Last week, his at­tor­neys asked the judge to dis­miss the case that had been sched­uled for trial in Novem­ber.

U. S. men’s na­tional team Coach Juer­gen Klins­mann an­nounced the 23- man ros­ter for this sum­mer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, and Gal­axy de­fender Omar Gon­za­lez and midfielder Gyasi Zardes made the cut.

Caro­line Woz­ni­acki made a win­ning start to her grass- court sea­son with a 7- 6 ( 4), 6- 2 vic­tory over Jarmila Ga­j­dosova in the Ae­gon In­ter­na­tional at East­bourne, Eng­land.

Fred Cou­ples has with­drawn from this week’s U. S. Se­nior Open be­cause of a back in­jury. Cou­ples, 55, has a long history of back trou­ble.

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