PGA – Brooks Koepka wins his second US Open in a row.
· For the seventh total time and first time since Curtis Strange in 1988 and 1989.
· Tommy Fleetwood came very close to setting a PGA record with a 63 on Sunday
· The course was MARKETLY easier on Sunday than Saturday, two plays varied by 16+ strokes (including Rickie Fowler who varied by 19 strokes between Saturday and Sunday), the most by any player day over day in US Open history.
· Phil Mickelson hit a moving ball while putting which at the time he told his partner (I don’t know what they are assess me for doing this) and then later said it was a decidedly tactful move to avoid the ball rolling down the hill.
Phil Mickelson is off the rails. Putting like a four year old out there. pic.twitter.com/doUMMHORNJ— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) June 16, 2018
· He missed the cut but an NHL Ref played in the US Open.
World Cup – We are on day 5 of matches.
Moment of the Day— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) June 17, 2018
When @HirvingLozano70 scored against the reigning #WorldCup champions to give #MEX a dream start to Russia 2018 ️⚽️
TV listings https://t.co/xliHcxWvEO pic.twitter.com/oYMWN6uuCM
· Ronaldo scored a hat trick against Spain and leads all players with 3 goals.
· Switzerland continued to bring down Neymar and held strong to tie the game. Questions now arise as to whether or not this play should be allowed continually against stars.
· Bryce Harper is now hitting .217 on the season
· The Astros have won 11 straight
· Paul Goldschmidt continues to make up for lost time. Now hitting .491 with 16 runs and 15 RBI’s over his last 14 days.
It’s been a tale of 2 seasons for Paul Goldschmidt. pic.twitter.com/dfbsw27wtS— MLB Stat of the Day (@MLBStatoftheDay) June 10, 2018
· 2018 Draft is on 7:00pm Thursday June 21stat Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
· Trade talks are swirling, Kawhi Leonard and the Suns #1 overall pick are in many of the talks.
Sources with @DraftExpress: Beyond obvious high lottery picks, here are several green room invites for NBA Draft on Thursday: Robert Williams, Lonnie Walker, Donte DiVincenzo, Zhaire Smith, Jerome Robinson and Aaron Holiday.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 16, 2018
Natty breaks down a mock draft here:
· 2018 Draft is on at 7:30pm Friday June 22ndat the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
· Round 1 will be on Friday; Rounds 2-7 will be Saturday at 11am.
· Rasmus Dahlin (Defense) looks to be the top pick for the Buffalo Sabres.
Update #NHLDraft Top-10:— Mark Scheig (@markscheig) June 16, 2018
· RIP Anne Donovan. Hall of Famer (inducted 1995) and two time Olympic Gold Medalist (1984 & 1988)
Anne Donovan, a legendary figure in women's basketball who won Olympic gold as a player and as a coach for the United States, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. https://t.co/agT6XstRbf— espnW (@espnW) June 13, 2018
· Errol Spence Jr. KO’d Carlos Ocampo in round 1 to hold on to the Welterweight Title.
· Danny Roman beat Moises “Chucky” Flores through a unanimous decision to hold on to the Junio Featherweight
· Final 8 is among us in Baseball: Oregon State vs. UNC (UNC up 1-0); Washington vs. Mississippi State (Mississippi St up 1-0); Florida vs. Arkansas (Arkansas up 1-0); Texas Tech vs. Texas (Texas Tech up 1-0).
· Interesting article on the best non-conference NCAAF games in 2018