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Sports Report- 7/10

THE BIG TEN ON THURSDAY ANNOUNCED IT WILL GO TO A CONFERENCE-ONLY SEASON FOR ALL FALL SPORTS, INCLUDING FOOTBALL, AMID “UNPRECEDENTED TIMES” DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. THE BIG TEN IS THE FIRST OF THE POWER 5 CONFERENCES TO MAKE THIS TYPE OF A MAJOR CHANGE TO ITS FALL SPORTS. THE SEC ON THURSDAY SAID IT CONTINUES TO MEET WITH CAMPUS LEADERS “TO DETERMINE THE BEST PATH FORWARD” FOR FALL SPORTS, AND BIG 12 COMMISSIONER BOB BOWLSBY SAID IN A STATEMENT THAT HE HAS BEEN ADVISED TO “MOVE AHEAD SLOWLY” AND PLAN “FOR ALL AVAILABLE SCENARIOS.” MEANWHILE, THE ACC HAS ALREADY SAID IT WOULD DELAY ALL FALL SPORTS UNTIL AT LEAST SEPTEMBER 1ST. READ MORE AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
XFINITY SERIES DRIVER JUSTIN ALLGAIER WAS TRANSPORTED TO A HOSPITAL FOR EVALUATION AFTER BEING INVOLVED IN A LAST-LAP CRASH DURING THURSDAY NIGHT’S XFINITY SERIES RACE AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY.  ALLGAIER TWICE MADE CONTACT WITH THE OUTSIDE WALL IN THE CRASH, WHICH ALSO INVOLVED TIMMY HILL. BASSETT AND HILL WERE CHECKED AND RELEASED FROM THE INFIELD CARE CENTER, WITH ALLGAIER GOING TO THE HOSPITAL. THE NASCAR CUP SERIES AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY WILL RACE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:30.
…AND IN DUBLIN, OHIO, COLLIN MORIKAWA HOLDS 1-SHOT LEAD AFTER FIRST ROUND AT WORKDAY CHARITY OPEN.

Sports Report- 7/9

THE IVY LEAGUE ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY THAT IT HAS RULED OUT PLAYING ALL SPORTS THIS FALL, BECOMING THE FIRST DIVISION ONE CONFERENCE TO SAY IT WILL NOT HOLD SPORTS THIS UPCOMING SEMESTER BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROBIN HARRIS SAID THE CONFERENCE BASED ITS DECISION ON THE EIGHT CAMPUS COVID-19 POLICIES, WHICH WERE CEMENTED OVER THE PAST TWO WEEKS, AND WHILE THEY VARY FROM SCHOOL TO SCHOOL, COLLECTIVELY THOSE POLICIES MADE ANY FALL COMPETITION IMPRACTICAL. READ MORE AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COMPLETED THE INTAKE CORONAVIRUS TESTING REQUIRED FOR PLAYERS AND STAFF TO BE READY FOR SUMMER CAMP WORKOUTS, AN EIGHT-DAY PROCESS THAT YIELDED A TOTAL OF 66 POSITIVE RESULTS OUT OF 3,740 TESTS. THE SECOND PHASE AFTER THE INTAKE PROCESS, KNOWN AS THE “MONITORING PHASE,” HAS ALREADY BEGUN. THE 2020 OPERATIONS MANUAL AGREED UPON BY MLB AND THE MLBPA ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS THAT CALL FOR ALL PLAYERS AND TEAM PERSONNEL TO BE TESTED EVERY OTHER DAY FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON AND POSTSEASON.

Sports Report- 7/8

THE 2020 MLB SEASON WILL BE UNLIKE ANY OTHER WITH THE USUAL 162-GAME MARATHON REPLACED BY A 60-GAME SPRINT. EACH TEAM WILL PLAY 10 GAMES AGAINST EACH OF THE OTHER TEAMS IN ITS DIVISION, FOR A TOTAL OF 40 GAMES. EACH TEAM WILL PLAY 20 INTERLEAGUE GAMES AGAINST THE TEAMS IN ITS CORRESPONDING GEOGRAPHIC DIVISION, FOR EXAMPLE: AL CENTRAL VS. NL CENTRAL, ETC. SIX OF THOSE 20 GAMES WILL BE AGAINST A TEAM’S “NATURAL INTERLEAGUE RIVAL” SUCH AS YANKEES-METS, WHITE SOX-CUBS, ETC. OPENING DAY WILL BE JULY 23RD, AND THE REGULAR SEASON IS SCHEDULED TO END SEPTEMBER 27TH. READ MORE AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
ON THE SCHEDULE THIS WEEK, GOLFERS HIT THE LINKS TOMORROW IN DUBLIN, OHIO FOR THE WORKDAY CHARITY OPEN. AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON, YOU CAN WATCH THE NASCAR CUP SERIES AT THE KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY ON FS1.

Sports Report- 7/7

AFTER MAKING A RUN TO THE SEMIFINALS AT LAST YEAR’S U.S. AMATEUR AT PINEHURST, SAM HOUSTON STATE GOLFER WILLIAM HOLCOMB ONCE AGAIN PUT TOGETHER ANOTHER STELLAR WEEK AT THE FAMOUS COURSE, ADVANCING TO THE FINALS BEFORE FALLING TO GEORGIA TECH’S TYLER STRAFACI. THE TOP TWO FINISHERS AT THE NORTH AND SOUTH EARN AN AUTOMATIC SPOT IN THE 120TH U.S. AMATEUR, TO BE PLAYED AT BRANDON DUNES GOLF RESORT IN OREGON. READ MORE AT WWW.GOBEARKATS.COM.
BOXING PROMOTIONS RUN BY FLOYD MAYWEATHER, BOB ARUM AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA AND TEAMS IN MLS, NASCAR AND INDYCAR WERE AMONG A CAVALCADE OF SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS THAT NAVIGATED A FEDERAL LOAN PROGRAM DESIGNED TO HELP SMALL FIRMS COPE WITH THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. DATA RELEASED MONDAY SHOWED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM RECIPIENTS ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIES, AND SPORTS-RELATED BUSINESSES WERE WELL REPRESENTED. NONE OF THE FOUR MAJOR NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS LEAGUES — THE NFL, NBA, NHL AND MLB — WERE AMONG THE BUSINESSES THAT APPLIED. DETAILS AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
THE CHIEFS AND SUPER BOWL MVP QUARTERBACK PATRICK MAHOMES HAVE REACHED AGREEMENT ON A 10-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION THAT TIES HIM TO KANSAS CITY THROUGH THE 2031 SEASON. THE DEAL IS WORTH $450 MILLION OVER THE 10-YEAR PERIOD AND COULD BE WORTH UP TO $503 MILLION. THE EXTENSION INCLUDES A $140 MILLION INJURY GUARANTEE, AS WELL AS A NO-TRADE CLAUSE.

Sports Report- 7/6

BRYSON DeCHAMBEAU WON THE ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC IN DETROIT BY 3 STROKES SUNDAY FOR HIS FIRST VICTORY OF THE SEASON AND SIXTH OVERALL. THOUGH THE JOHN DEERE CLASSIC IN SILVIS, ILLINOIS WAS CANCELLED THIS WEEKEND, THE WORKDAY CHARITY OPEN IN DUBLIN, OHIO IS STILL A GO, WITH ITS $6.2-MILLION DOLLAR PURSE UP FOR GRABS.
UP TO 60-PERCENT OF THE USUAL ATTENDANCE CAPACITY WILL BE ALLOWED INSIDE THE ROLAND GARROS GROUNDS FOR THE 2020 EDITION OF THE FRENCH OPEN AMID THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. THE FRENCH OPEN WAS POSTPONED FROM ITS USUAL MAY-JUNE DATES TO SEPTEMBER BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC. THE US OPEN IS BEING HELD WITHOUT ANY SPECTATORS IN NEW YORK BEGINNING AUGUST 31st.  READ MORE AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
THE NHL AND PLAYERS ASSOCIATION HAVE FINALIZED THE PROTOCOLS FOR THE SEASON TO RESUME THIS SUMMER IN TORONTO AND EDMONTON. THE NHL IS TARGETING A JULY 13th START DATE FOR TRAINING CAMPS. IF ALL GOES ACCORDING TO PLAN, GAMES WILL BEGIN BY AUGUST 1st. THE EASTERN CONFERENCE TEAMS WILL PLAY IN TORONTO, AND THE WESTERN CONFERENCE TEAMS WILL PLAY IN EDMONTON.

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