>>Koepka Wins Second Straight U.S. Open
(Southampton, NY) — Brooks Koepka [[ kep-KUH ]] is the winner of the U.S. Open for the second straight year. Koepka carded a two-under 68 in Sunday’s final round at Shinnecock Hills to win the tournament at one-over-par. He is the seventh back-to-back champion but first since Curtis Strange accomplished the feat in 1988-89.
>>Mexico Stuns Germany At World Cup
(Undated) — Mexico stunned defending World Cup champion Germany 1-0 in Russia on Sunday. Mexico’s win over heavily-favored Germany caused celebrations in Mexico City so intense that two of the city’s earthquake sensors were triggered. Hirving Lozano tallied the lone goal of the match.
>>Cardinals Shut Out Cubs To Avoid Sweep
(St. Louis, MO) — Jack Flaherty combined with four relievers on a four-hitter as the Cardinals shut out the Cubs 5-0 at Busch Stadium. He gave up two hits over five frames for the win. Matt Carpenter homered and Yadier Molina doubled in a run as the Cards avoided a three-game sweep.
>>Castellanos, Tigers Take Down White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — Nick Castellanos homered for the third time in the past two games as the Tigers took down the White Sox 3-1 in Chicago. Matt Davidson homered in the second for the White Sox. James Shields served up all three runs over six innings to take the loss. The South Siders are on a four-game slide.
>>Astros Rally Past Royals, Win 11th Straight
(Kansas City, MO) — The defending world champion Astros are riding an 11-game win streak after rallying past the Royals 7-4 in Kansas City. Carlos Correa homered and drove in three runs. Houston was undefeated on their 10-game road trip.
>>Reports: Kawhi Leonard Wants Out Of San Antonio
(San Antonio, TX) — Kawhi Leonard’s time with the San Antonio Spurs appears to be almost over. Multiple reports say the star forward has requested a trade from the Spurs despite attempts by Leonard and franchise to repair the relationship. The two have been reportedly at odds over his return from a quad injury which kept him out of almost all of this past season.
>>NBA Draft Tips Off Thursday
(Brooklyn, NY) — The 2018 NBA Draft tips off on Thursday in Brooklyn. The Phoenix Suns own the number one overall pick, followed by the Kings and Hawks. The Grizzlies and Mavericks round out the top five. Arizona center DeAndre Ayton, Missouri forward Michael Porter Junior, Duke forward Marvin Bagley and European guard Luka Doncic are some of the top available prospects.