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August 20th 2018

The US Open is right around the corner and Novak Djokovic showed why he is a legitimate contender. He beat Roger Federer in the finals of the event in Cincinnati.

Simona Halep was upset in the women’s final.
 
The Red Sox actually lost a game on Sunday!
 
The Astros got past the Athletics to avoid disaster.
 
Duke completed its impressive trip to Canada with RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson dominating.
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August 13th, 2018

Tiger Woods made a run at the PGA Championship, but he finished second behind champion Brooks Koepka. That marked the third major win in his last seven appearances on the big stage.

Rafael Nadal added another championship trophy, winning at Toronto. The big story at Rogers Cup was Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, who beat Novk Djokovic, Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson before losing to Nadal in the final. The Greek is just 20 years old and has a bright future.
Big Blue Nation got a glimpse of what to expect as Kentucky shined in an exhibition event in the Bahamas. John Calipari has a legitimate national title contender.
The Red Sox continued to roll as JD Martinez makes a good case for MVP.
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August 6th, 2018

It was another good weekend in sports.

The Red Sox continued to dominate, winning a series over the Yankees. One of the best stories in baseball stayed hot as the Athletics won six in a row. Oakland would be in the wild card if the season ended today.

There was great emotion in the Pro Football Hall of Fame speeches. It was a very talented class enshrined in Canton.

There was great golf as Justin Thomas won the WGC-Bridgestone event.

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July 30th, 2018

Lots of news with the baseball trade deadline.

Cole Hamels, JA Happ, Nathan Eovaldi, Asrubal Cabrera, Mike Moustakas, Zach Britton and Brad Brach were among the players moving.

We will see if there are other blockbusters ahead.

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July 23rd, 2018

The British Open provided lots of drama. Tiger Woods was back in contention for a major championship. He actually led in the final round before fading a bit.

Francesco Molinari won the championship, becoming the first Italian to win a major. He beat out a star-studded group of contenders, including defending champion Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Kevin Kisner, to name a few.

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Quote of the Week

“Antonio Brown will find out the NFL is bigger than him.”

-Dick Vitale