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August 26, 2019

The big headline came Saturday when word came out that Colts QB Andrew Luck retired.

Over an injury-plagued career, Luck finally had enough, hanging up his cleats at age 29. He is a smart guy and will do well in the future.

College football started and Florida’s defensive line keyed a Gator win over Miami.

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August 19, 2019

The wild card races continue to be intense. With a little more than a month left, it will create a lot of excitement.

NFL preseason is under way. A lot of young players are trying to impress to earn roster spots.

Tennis is getting ready to take center stage at the US Open next week. Madison Key boosted her confidence by winning in Cincinnati. Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer were upset.

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August 12, 2019

The Indians have made a great run and are battling the Twins in the AL Central.

The Mets have made serious noise in the NL wild card race.

Rafael Nadal won the Rogers Cup men’s event. Serena Williams suffered back spasms and had to withdraw from the Rogers Cup women’s final.

Preseason NFL action began. I wish they would only play two games.

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August 6th, 2019

It was great to see the latest class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame inducted. Names like Tony Gonzalez and Ed Reed earned their place in Canton.

It was an interesting stretch of the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox.Tampa Bay dominated a series at Fenway. I have been so impressed with Kevin Cash.

The trade deadline passed and the Astros added several pitchers, including Zach Greinke. Putting him with Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole to push a tough rotation.

Tom Brady got a contract extension. Guess he will be around for a while.

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July 29th, 2019

The baseball deadline approached and there were several deals for pitchers. The Twins added reliever Sergio Romo while the Mets picked up Marcus Stroman.

The NFL training camps opened and there were several noteworthy injuries to wide receivers. AJ Green and Sterling Shepard went down.

Brooks Koepka was impressive in winning the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

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Quote of the Week

“This Rock Chalk Jayhawk team is getting better and better and no doubt will be a legit contender to win it all.

 -Dick Vitale