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Monday, July 6, 2020

DeChambeau Dominates In Detroit

Owen Sound | by Fred Wallace  

July 6/20 Bayshore Broadcasting Sports

Bryson DeChambeau courtesy PGA 

PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic

at Detroit Golf Club

Bryson DeChambeau won the event by 3 strokes

DeChambeau posted a round of 7 under yesterday to bypass the leaders and cruise to his his first victory of the season and 6th overall

The low Canadian was Adam Hadwin who tied for 4th with a 4 round score of 16 under.

The next PGA event is the Workday Charity Open which begins Thursday in Dublin, Ohio 



RBC PGA Scramble Qualifier

at Legacy Ridge Golf Club, Owen Sound

Adam LeMaitre, Grady Linseman, Tanner Shlakat & Logan Widmeyer won the event.

That foursome advances to the Regional competition in mid-August at Cutten Fields in Guelph

The National Final is on Cape Breton Island in October.



NASCAR Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400

at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 

Kevin Harvick beat Matt Kenseth off the final restart to win his 2nd straight Brickyard event

It appeared it would be another 1-2 finish for Harvick and Denny Hamlin but Hamlin crashed 7 laps from the end.

The next sequence of NASCAR races begin Thursday at Kentucky Speedway



Austrian Grand Prix

at Spielberg, Austria

Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes won the race 

Teammate Lewis Hamilton crossed the line 2nd but finished 4th after getting a late time penalty.

Hamilton was given a 5-second time penalty for causing Alexander Albon's crash

The race was interrupted 3 times by a safety car 

Canadian Nicholas Latifi was 11th

F1 stays in Austria next Sunday, then goes to Hungary as part of an 8-race European swing.


NHL Hub Cities

The National Hockey League and Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement on Phase 3 and Phase 4 protocols to open their training camps and resume the current season in the hub cities of Toronto and Edmonton.

The agreement, along with a 6 year extension of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, will need to be ratified by both the NHL’s Board of Governors and the NHLPA’s full membership.

Under the agreement, each team will be permitted to bring a maximum of 52 individuals, including up to 31 players, inside the secure zone

Plus, every person inside the bubbles will be tested for COVID-19 daily 

Of note, at any time before or during play in the 24-team tournament, the NHL and NHLPA have the ability to postpone, delay, move or cancel any games in the event conditions present risk to player health and safety or jeopardize the integrity of the competition.


UFC Matchup

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will meet Jorge Masvidal in a title fight Saturday on the Fight Island card.

Masvidal is replacing Gilbert Burns who was forced to withdraw from a bout with Usman

Yesterday, Masvidal passed his coronavirus test, and both he and Usman will be leaving Las Vegas for Abu Dhabi later today.


Washington __________________

The 3 minority owners of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League are seeking to sell their shares in the team because they are unhappy being a partner with majority owner Daniel Snyder.

Robert Rothman, Dwight Schar and Frederick W. Smith, who own about 40% of the team, have hired an investment banking firm to undergo a search for possible buyers

The scenario comes as the team examines the possibility of changing its name and distancing themselves from the Redskins moniker


MLB Teams Impacted By Coronavirus

The Chicago White Sox, Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates all announced yesterday that 2 of their players tested positive for the coronavirus and are in isolation.

The St. Louis Cardinals also announced that one of their players also tested positive.

Players who test positive will be allowed to return to baseball activities after they test negative twice and pass other appropriate COVID-19 protocols.


Bucks & Kings Close Training Facilities

The Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association shut down their practice facilities yesterday after receiving the results of a recent round of testing for the coronavirus.

Milwaukee plans to keep its facility closed for workouts until the team's traveling party departs Thursday for the league's restart in Orlando, Florida,

The Kings also plan to keep their practice facility closed through their departure for Orlando on Wednesday.

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