Wayta go, Rory McIlroy. You are not only a great champion. You are a great sportsman and a wonderful advocate and ambassador for the PGA Tour. That was a perfect ending to the season.
TPIO—The Preseason is Over. So you and I will be spared from that stuff for the next 49 weeks.
Unfortunately, the preseason did not end soon enough for the Steelers, who saw both receiver Diontae Johnson (shoulder) and pass-rushing ace T.J. Watt (knee) leave Sunday’s 19-9 preseason win over the Lions. Tomlin says he’s optimistic both will be good to go in the opener against the Bengals.
Yes. The Texans finished the preseason 3-0. So did the Bears. So did the Jets. And how’s this for strange? The Jets look good. And fresh. And exciting. And dynamic. And fun. The Jets. WTH?
Wishing all the best to Commanders rookie running back Brian Robinson, who suffered multiple but non-life threatening gunshot wounds Sunday evening in what appears to have been a robbery or attempted carjacking. Robinson was the Commanders’ third-round draft pick out of Alabama, and had been getting reps with the first team offense.
Astros ace Justin Verlander was cruising. JV had thrown three shutout innings against the Orioles, striking out six including three in the first inning, when he had to leave the game with discomfort in his right calf. For now, I’ll go with what manager Dusty Baker said after Houston’s 3-1 win: “I’m just glad it wasn’t his arm.” Let’s see where we go from here.
Yes, major league baseball players make a lot of money. But minor leaguers frequently get treated like dirt. So, yes, bringing minor leaguers into the MLBPA is a good and long-overdue idea. This move could affect 5,000 minor leaguers.
Make it four Little League World Series titles for Hawaii. Those kids won six games in Williamsport by a total score of 60-5, capped off by beating Curacao 13-3 on Sunday.
Finally, let’s go, Serena! Give ‘em something to talk about…