SANDWICH, England (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen is the clubhouse chief on the British Open and has a spot within the file ebook at Royal St. George’s.
Coming off two runner-up finishes within the final two majors, Oosthuizen took benefit of sentimental situations on a hyperlinks recognized for its loopy bounces. He shot a 6-under 64. That matches the bottom opening spherical of a British Open at Royal St. George’s. Christy O’Connor Jr. had a 64 within the first spherical of 1981. O’Connor went on to tie for third.
Jordan Spieth is correct behind with a 65. That’s what he shot within the first spherical when he gained at Royal Birkdale in 2017. Brian Harman additionally had a 65 on a day of low scoring. Stewart Cink was amongst these at 66.
The final two U.S. Open champions began at 71. One was Bryson DeChambeau. The opposite was Jon Rahm.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees’ post-All-Star break opener in opposition to the Boston Pink Sox on Thursday night time was postponed due to constructive COVID-19 assessments amongst vaccinated New York pitchers Jonathan Loaisiga, Nestor Cortes Jr. and Wandy Peralta.
Loaisiga went on the COVID-19 injured record Saturday, when the Yankees had been in Houston, and he didn’t journey residence with the crew Sunday. Cortes and Peralta went on the COVID-19 IL on Thursday.
Bradley Beal will miss the Olympics after being positioned into well being and security protocols and the U.S. males’s basketball crew stated it’ll change him on its roster at a later date.
The Individuals additionally introduced Thursday that ahead Jerami Grant has additionally been performed in well being and security protocols “out of an abundance of warning.”
TOKYO (AP) — Australian tennis participant Alex de Minaur has examined constructive for COVID-19 and has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics.
The Australian Olympic crew’s chef de mission Ian Chesterman advised media in Tokyo on Friday that de Minaur was “shattered” over the information.
De Minaur, Australia’s top-ranked males’s participant at No. 17. He was scheduled to play each singles and doubles.
PRAGUE (AP) — Zuzana Hejnova, a two-time world champion within the 400-meter hurdles, gained’t compete within the Tokyo Olympics as a consequence of an Achilles tendon harm, she stated Thursday.
Hejnova’s again and Achilles issues prevented her from competing this season and she or he gained’t absolutely recuperate for the Tokyo Video games, which open in eight days.
The 34-year-old Czech Republic athlete stated she “might barely stroll not to mention to coach correctly” in latest weeks.
4 NFL groups stay below 50% vaccinated lower than two weeks from the beginning of coaching camp, an individual accustomed to the vaccination charges advised The Related Press.
Washington, Indianapolis, Arizona and the Los Angeles Chargers had the 4 lowest COVID-19 vaccination charges within the league as of Thursday, based on the particular person, who spoke on situation of anonymity, as a result of the league hasn’t launched the numbers.
Pittsburgh, Miami, Carolina and Denver have the very best vaccination charges and are amongst 10 groups which have achieved a minimum of 85%.
— By AP Soccer Author Rob Maaddi.
NCAA President Mark Emmert stated Thursday the time is correct to contemplate a decentralized and deregulated model of school sports activities, shifting energy to conferences and campuses and reconsidering how faculties are aligned.
Emmert stated the latest Supreme Court docket ruling in opposition to the NCAA together with the lifting of restrictions on athletes monetizing their fame needs to be a catalyst to “rethink” what faculty sports activities is about.
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Basketball participant Myles Powell has sued Seton Corridor, coach Kevin Willard and a employees member for failing to diagnose a knee harm throughout his senior season, inflicting him to endure extreme bodily and monetary injury.
Powell was the Huge East Convention participant of the yr within the 2019-20 season.
The lawsuit was filed in state Superior Court docket in Essex County, New Jersey. It additionally names Tony Testa as a co-defendant, figuring out him because the director of sports activities medication on the college and the basketball crew’s doctor.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury’s third heavyweight title struggle with Deontay Wilder has been postponed to Oct. 9 after Fury examined constructive for COVID-19.
The promoters introduced the brand new date for the pay-per-view present Thursday. Fury and Wilder will nonetheless struggle at T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas.
Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) and Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) had been scheduled to satisfy July 24 to finish their entertaining struggle trilogy.
SEATTLE (AP) — A decide ordered former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman launched from jail with out bail Thursday following his arrest on suspicion of attempting to interrupt in to his in-laws’ residence.
King County District Court docket Decide Fa’amomoi Masaniai discovered possible trigger that Sherman dedicated legal trespassing, malicious mischief, driving below the affect and resisting arrest. Prosecutors didn’t ask the decide for a discovering on a felony residential housebreaking allegation for which he was initially booked. They haven’t but filed prices.
Masaniai declined to set $10,000 bail as prosecutors requested.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dennis Murphy, a sports activities entrepreneur who co-founded skilled leagues in basketball, hockey, tennis and curler hockey that featured improvements in advertising, guidelines and taking part in fashion, died Thursday. He was 94.
Murphy died of congestive coronary heart failure at an assisted residing facility within the Orange County metropolis of Placentia, California, based on his son, Dennis Jr.
The elder Murphy co-founded the American Basketball Affiliation, World Hockey Affiliation, World Group Tennis and Curler Hockey Worldwide.
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