While he had mathematically clinched a spot on the team weeks ago, Justin Thomas was officially announced today as a member of the US Men’s Golf Olympic Team today. Thomas was the top-ranked US golfer in the Olympic Golf Rankings (Dustin Johnson had previously indicated that he wouldn’t participate, so he wasn’t included in the rankings), and he’ll head a contingency of four American golfers to Tokyo.
Michael Kessens signed a 2-year contract with Telekom Baskets Bonn of Germany’s BBL today, ending his stint with the Fraport Skyliners.
Kira Lewis will host his inaugural basketball camp at Hazel Green High School on July 24. Registration details will be announced at a later date.
The International Swimming League is changing things up for Season Three, and holding a draft among its teams on June 29. Today, teams were allowed to announce five swimmers from Season Two that would be protected during the draft. The Toronto Titans announced today that they would be protecting Anton McKee.
The New England Patriots posted a video on Damien Harris’ football journey from Richmond, KY to the NFL.
Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said today that Spencer Turnbull would begin his throwing program this week in Lakeland. On an unrelated note, Turnbull also did an Instagram Live Q&A for Pitchers Nation.
E.J. Junior was the featured guest tonight on The Bama Standard.
The NFL held its inaugural Ozzie Newsome General Manager Forum yesterday, and Newsome himself was one of the speakers.
Erwin Dudley held his annual Camp of Champions in Uniontown, AL this past weekend. He posted some highlights on Instagram.
Robert Horry appeared on LA Lakers Fan Clubhouse tonight to discuss his career and all things basketball.
TENNIS WTA Bad Homburg Open, Doubles Rd of 16 suspended: Erin Routliffe / K Zimmerman leads Korpatsch / Zaja 7-6, 1-1. GOLF Alabama Women’s State Senior Amateur Championship Rd 1: Susan West – 75, +3, 2nd BASEBALL Detroit 8, St. Louis 2. Wade LeBlanc – 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K. Beloit 4, Quad Cities 3. Tyler Gentry (RF) – 0-4. Amarillo 6, Corpus Christi 4. Chandler Tyalor (RF) – 1-4, 1 single, 1 run, 1 OF assist. Frisco 7, San Antonio 2. Kyle Overstreet (1B) – 1-3, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 run. Salem 9, Lynchburg 8 (F/11). Casey Cobb – 1.2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB (IBB), 1 K. San Jose 9, Rancho Cucamonga 5. Brett Auerbach (2B) - 1-4, 1 single, 2 BB. San Diego 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2. Jimmy Nelson - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 2 K. SOCCER OL Reign 2, Chicago 0. Celia Jiménez Delgado – no stats; subbed out at 66’. SWIM & DIVE Swimming Canada Olympic Trials Women’s 200m Breast Prelims: Avery Wiseman – 2:26.90, 2nd (advances to finals) Swimming Canada Olympic Trials Women’s 200m Breast Finals: Avery Wiseman – 2:26.85, 3rd