Wednesday, August 5

by | Aug 5, 2020 | Quick Hits

Former Pfeiffer coach Jordan Stampler has joined the Campbell baseball staff as director of player development. … West Forsyth offensive guard Jared Wilson has changed his commitment from North Carolina to Georgia. A first team All-State pick, Wilson had 71 pancake blocks as a junior. … The Carolina Hurricanes completed a 3-game sweep of the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup playoff qualifying series with a 4-1 win on Tuesday night in Toronto as Sebastian Aho scored twice. … Tiger Woods returns to competition in the PGA, the year’s first major, on Thursday at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. Woods, Rory McIlroy and world No. 1 Justin Thomas will start on the 10th tee at 11:33 a.m, (EDT). … Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open tennis tournament because of the coronavirus. … Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Redbird Capital are buying the XFL for $15 million. … Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered in a 5-3 win for the Loa Angeles Angels at Seattle on Tuesday night. … Damian Lillard had 21 points to lead five Portland players into double figures in a 110-102 win over Houston. Jusuf Nurkic had 19 rebounds for the Blazers in just over 29 minutes. … Oklahoma City meets the Los Angeles Lakers at 6:45 p.m. tonight and Boston takes on Brooklyn at 9:05 p.m. in games on ESPN.


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