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August 3rd, 2020

It was a busy week for sports. The NBA came back and there were several great games. TJ Warren of the Pacers had 53 points in a win over the Sixers. The Rockets beat the Mavericks in a wild game. The Celtic edged the Blazers. The Raptors beat the Lakers.

The NHL postseason started and there were early upsets. The Blackhawks beat the Oilers. The Coyotes turned the Predators.

Justin Thomas won the Fed Ex St. Jude Invitational. 

Oklahoma gave Lincoln Riley a six-year contract extension. The Chargers gave Joey Bosa a five-year contract extension.

The Pac-10 went to a conference-only football schedule for this season.

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July 27th, 2020

Baseball is back. NBA preseason also returned. The WNBA season began at IMG Academy. NHL is coming soon. We have boxing, golf, UFC, some tennis.

Will NFL and college football happen in September?

The highlight was Gerrit Cole vs. Max Scherzer. The Yankees pitcher was outstanding in his first start with the Bronx Bombers. Then there was Nelson Cruz of the Twins with 10 RBI in the last two games. 

Michael Thompson won the PGA’s 3M Classic.

Sports is coming back.

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July 20th 2020

It was great to see baseball back on the field even if it was preseason. No fans, social distancing, masks. 

Clint Frazier and Didi Gregorius homered wearing masks!

We also enjoyed The Memorial golf tournament. Several big names missed the cut, including Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler. It was nice to see Tiger Woods made the cut. In the end, the winner was Jon Rahm, who moved to #1 in the world rankings.

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July 13th, 2020

Big news out of college football as the Big Ten and Pac-12 cancelled all non-conference games. Matchups like Michigan-Washington, Ohio State-Oregon and Notre Dame-Wisconsin, Notre Dame-USC and Alabama-USC disappeared. The Atlantic Coast Conference announced that each of its fall Olympic Sports will delay the start of competition until at least September 1.

The Ryder Cup for 2020 was also postponed until 2021.

It was certainly a good week for Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes. He received a lucrative, 10-year contract extension.

Collin Morikawa rallied from three shots back with three holes to play, beating Justin Thomas in a playoff to win the PGA event.

Sideline Cancer and Golden Eagles made the final of TBT.

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July 7th, 2020

Bryson DeChambeau is making a name for himself. He has been so impressive on the PGA Tour, winning over the weekend at the Rocket Mortgage event.

It was nice to see the TBT (The Basketball Tournament) was back in action. Great to see a number of former college hoop stars in action.

The MLB All-Star game was the latest sporting event to be cancelled.

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