Joe’s Morning Sports-Friday, August 10, 2018

August 11, 2018 GMT

Gary Woodland is the leader heading into the second round of the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri. Woodland fired a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke advantage over Rickie Fowler. Brandon Stone shot a 4-under 66. World number one Dustin Johnson is three strokes back and Tiger Woods is six shots off the pace following an even-par 70.

Kenny Stills and two other Miami Dolphins protested during the national anthem before their exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Wide receivers Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled behind teammates lined up standing along the sideline. Defensive end Robert Quinn stood and raised his right fist, as he did during the anthem last season with the Los Angeles Rams.

Police say a Wake Forest assistant basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on his car window thinking it was his Uber ride. Police say Jamill Jones confronted Sandor Szabo on a Queens street around 1:15 Sunday morning. They say the punch caused Szabo to fall and hit his head on a sidewalk. The 35-year-old Jones was arrested yesterday and charged with assault before pleading not guilty.


Police have arrested a 17-year-old girl who had a pair of shoes believed to have been stolen from the home of Nebraska football coach Scott Frost. Police said yesterday she was arrested Tuesday and investigators are searching for others who might have been involved. Frost reported on July 29 that burglars entered an unlocked garage door at the house, which is unoccupied while being renovated. Officer Angela Sands said several pairs of athletic shoes, football helmets and artwork are still missing. Frost originally reported 14 championship rings from his time at three schools as a player and coach also were taken. The rings were later found in the garage. Sands didn’t say what led police to the girl, citing the ongoing investigation.

In need of some frontcourt size after the late-July transfer of Jordy Tshimanga, the Nebraska men’s basketball team found its man yesterday. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Dedoch Chan, a 6’8, 210-pound forward from Minnesota, signed with the Huskers on the second day of an official visit to Lincoln. A transfer from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Chan will be an immediately eligible sophomore in 2018-19 and have three years of eligibility remaining. He averaged 16.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game last season for the Warriors, leading the team in both categories on the way to first-team NJCAA All-Region 23 honors. Chan had eight double-doubles as a freshman. The addition leaves Nebraska with one open scholarship for the upcoming season. The Huskers have until Aug. 27, which is the final registration deadline for fall classes at UNL, to fill it.


One day after opening the 2018 exhibition slate, the Creighton women’s soccer team was picked to finish ninth in the annual BIG EAST Preseason Coaches Poll. Back-to-back league champion Georgetown was the overwhelming favorite. The Bluejays return its top two scorers from a year ago, highlighted by Taryn Jakubowski. The junior midfielder totaled five goals, including a pair of game winners, and an assist. Creighton went 4-11-3 overall and 2-5-2 in BIG EAST play last year.

Wayne State was picked to place twelfth in the 2018 Preseason NSIC Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Poll. Wildcat seniors Christina Stasi and Natalie Rech were listed as Wildcats to Watch in the NSIC this season. The Wildcats return eight starters from last year’s team that was 4-8-6 overall and tied for twelfth in the NSIC with a 3-7-5 league mark. Minnesota State is the preseason favorite to win the NSIC. Wayne State opens the 2018 season on September 1st facing Montana State – Billings at the Colorado Christian Tournament in Lakewood, Colorado at 11:00.

Team Nebraska won the 33rd Kansas-Nebraska Junior Cup yesterday at Lawrence Country Club in Kansas. The Nebraska squad secured five of the eight available points in the day two Singles matches to extend their day one lead and finish with a 10-6 victory over Kansas. Nebraska was able to snap a seven-year losing streak with the win. Norfolk’s Luke Kluver won his Singles match 6 & 5 while Plainview’s Tucker Knaak won his competition 5 & 3. Norfolk’s Kellen Rossman dropped his match 2 up. Nebraska led by a 5-3 margin after day one. Kansas now leads the overall series 19-14.

Local Schedule: Omaha Storm Chasers at Round Rock, TX (Bsbl-7:05).

Local Scores: Omaha Storm Chasers 9 Round Rock, TX 0 (Bsbl).

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Final Cleveland 5 Minnesota 4

Final N-Y Yankees 7 Texas 3

Final Toronto 8 Boston 5

Final Tampa Bay 5 Baltimore 4

Final Seattle 8 Houston 6



Final Washington 6 Atlanta 3

Final San Diego 8 Milwaukee 4

Final L-A Dodgers 8 Colorado 5

Final Pittsburgh 10 San Francisco 5