A big shout out to Chris Milton and his family for putting on the third Annual A Day of Play Community Carnival this past weekend. Everyone had a great time and looks forward to next year’s event.
L.J. Talley began his professional baseball career on Saturday by picking up one hit in three at-bats for the Lansing Lugnuts, the Class A minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Connecticut Sun improved to 8-1 on the season after wins over the Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm. Courtney Williams continues to play well as the Sun hold the best record in the WNBA.
The Toronto Raptors claimed their first ever NBA Championship last week after beating the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors four games to two in the best of seven series. Kawhi Leonard was the MVP of the Finals after averaging 28.5 points per game.
With the season now completed, the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Pelicans sending all star Anthony Davis to the Lakers in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round draft picks.
The College World Series is underway in Omaha. Michigan, Florida State, Vanderbilt, and Mississippi State took away opening game wins to stay in the winner’s bracket.
The Atlanta Braves saw their eight-game winning streak snapped on Saturday, but rebounded back on Sunday to beat the Philadelphia Phillies. The winning streak has put the Braves in first place in the National League East by 2.5 games over the Phillies.
The Jacksonville Sharks won their fifth game in a row to improve to 7-1 on the season after knocking off the Carolina Cobras, 55-29, on the road Saturday night. The Sharks blew open a close game at the half by outscoring the Cobras 30-7 in the second half.
At the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Gary Woodland led the entire final round and held off a late charge by Brooks Koepka to win by three strokes. The win was the first in eight tries for Woodland after leading heading into the final round.
And for all the hockey fans out there, the St. Louis Blues won their first-ever Stanley Cup by knocking off the Boston Bruins in a highly contested seven-game series.