Celtics coach Ime Udoka faces lengthy suspension, more Presidents Cup picks and predictions


udoka Celtics coach Ime Udoka faces lengthy suspension, more Presidents Cup picks and predictions

Good morning everyone but especially…

Golf fans

The President’s Cup It starts today, and I couldn’t be more excited to have team golf back on my TV. It’s been a dramatic year for the game, and the Presidents Cup, which pits the United States against the rest of the world, not including Europe, is no exception.

As in the past few months, Who is not will be a major talking point Because LIV Golf members are not admitted. That means big names like Cameron Smith, Dustin Johnson, Joaquin Niemann And Brooks Koepka I will not participate.

As for whom There is There, our golf expert is Kyle Porter Ranked all 24 players in Quill HollowAnd — without giving too much away — The US is close to the top 10. Consequently, Kyle writes, This one won’t be close America is going for it Ninth A straight win.

  • Porter:Except for three golfers on the international team, every player on the US team has a higher ranking in the Official World Golf Rankings. … Sure, one doesn’t win championships on paper, but this American team is experienced enough to lose confidence if it starts bubbly in the locker room. only Sam Burns, Billy Horschel, Cameron Young And Maximum Homam Newcomers on the American side, they have won a combined six PGA Tour events since last year’s Ryder Cup.”

Even fellow golf guru Patrick MacDonald has gone as far as saying This may be one of the best Presidents Cup teams ever assembled. If the U.S. is to meet those expectations, it must start today in the quad. Here are the matches:

  • Patrick Cantley & Xander Schaffel vs. Adam Scott & Hideki Matsuyama
  • Jordan Spieth & Justin Thomas vs. Corey Connors & Sungjae Im
  • Cameron Young & Colin Morikawa vs KH Lee & Tom Kim
  • Sam Burns & Scotty Scheffler vs. Cameron Davis & Si Woo Kim
  • Tony Finau & Max Homa vs. Mito Pereira & Taylor Pendrith

Everything else you need to know about the event:

Honorable mentions

And it’s not a good morning…

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Dayton Moore

Dayton Moore Once made a champion. Now he has no job. The There are royals Removed MoorePresident of Baseball Operations with the team since 2006. Team owner John Sherman He cited a desire to take a more modern, data-driven approach.

  • Moore, 55, built a Medal winning team in 2014 Then A The team that won the World Series in 2015. It was the second World Series title in franchise history, joining 1985. However, since 2015, the Royals have the fourth-worst record in MLB And never posted a season over .500.
  • GM JJ Piccolo Now will be the leading voice in baseball activities.

It’s been a slow decline for MooreOur MLB expert Dan Perry writes.

  • Perry: “While some impressive young talent has emerged from the protracted rebuilding process — Bobby Witt Jr, and more importantly — the trail was not long enough to save Moore. They have several promising prospects in the majors, but their recent inability to develop a young pitching staff is a significant weakness in terms of player development.”

Not so honorable mentions

Celtics coach Ime Udoka faces suspension for consensual relationship with employee 🏀

Details are slim at the moment, but it was reported last night Ime Udoka It is said that Facing discipline, including “significant” suspension, for having a consensual relationship with an employee. In participating in the relationship with the employee, the head coach violated Boston’s Code of Conduct.

Udoka, 45, enters his second year coaching the Celtics after leading the team to the NBA Finals last season. His job is not believed to be in jeopardy.

You can continue this story Here More details to come.

Robert Sarver sells Sun, Mercury following workplace misconduct scandal

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Robert Server He announced on Wednesday that Initiating the selling process Both of them Phoenix Suns And Phoenix Mercury. last week, The NBA banned the server for one year and fined him $10 million — Large amounts of money allowed following an investigation into workplace misconduct.

  • in the middle Results of the investigation That was The server used the N-word on several occasionsdone Inappropriate comments and/or for womenis involved Inappropriate physical behavior towards male employees and engaged Humiliation and harsh treatment of employees.
  • Sarver issued an unapologetic statement when announcing his sale. “In our current unforgiving environment, that has become painfully clear [making amends] No longer possible—the good I have done, or may yet do, will exceed the things I have said in the past.”

Sarver owns a 35 percent ownership stake in the Suns, which he bought in 2004 for $401 million. According to Forbes, the franchise is currently worth $1.8 billion. For what it’s worth, The The Timberwolves were recently sold for $1.5 billion.

NFL Week 3 Picks: Anyone Picking to Win the AFC North? 🏈

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The AFC North isn’t the best division in football, but it might be the most exciting.

We have to get one Little More clarity Tonight when the Steelers visit the BrownsTwo teams with fewer options at quarterback: Mitch Trubisky And Jacoby Brissett. Let’s go!

Still, Pittsburgh hasn’t finished below .500 since 2003, and Cleveland looks to stay afloat with its running game and defense. Deshaun Watson returns. These are the types of games you need to win. Who will fulfill it? In His week 3 examsOur NFL expert John Breach says…

  • Breach: “If there’s one thing I’ve noticed about the Steelers this season, it’s that they basically show up every week with no offensive game plan and then make it up as they go. … At the rate he’s going, Matt Canada Could coach in Canada at the end of the season. … In two weeks, the Browns and Steelers have each played two games, and four of those games were decided by three points or less, so obviously, I wouldn’t predict a blowout, but I would predict an upset. Pick: Steelers 16-13 over Browns.

Over the weekend, one of the best games was another divisional battle: Bills on dolphins — Two of the six remaining undefeated teams. But Pete Briscoe says It won’t be close.

  • Briscoe: “It’s one of the better games of the week, where two 2-0 teams can score. The Bills play on the road on a short week, which is an advantage for Miami. But this Buffalo team has a lot riding on it. The Dolphins’ defense wasn’t good last week. The Bills’ defense was. That’s the difference. . Pick: Bills 30, Dolphins 20

Here are our expert picks:

John Breach | Pete Briscoe | Tyler Sullivan

Aaron Judge Watch: Two doubles, but 61st HR ⚾

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Unlike anything in recent memory — and Ticket prices go up to exorbitant amounts Aaron Judge Had another great game… but the homer didn’t YankeesWon 14-2 Pirates.

Judge finished 2 for 4 with two doubles, a walk and two runs scored. He is at 60 home runs on the season, one behind tying Roger Morris‘AL registration.

Of course, such a game does not affect the judge Others Chase: He is The AL leads all three divisions of the Triple Crown And maybe the second winner in the last 50 years Miguel Cabrera In 2012. Our Dan Perry investigates Historical interest of Judge period.

What are we watching on Thursday 📺?

Red Sox at Yankees7:15 pm on FOX
🏈 West Virginia and Virginia Tech7:30 pm on ESPN
🏈 Steelers at Browns8:15 PM on Prime Video



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