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Omega Sports Report:Some nights it becomes hard finding the Strike Zone, and you might just end up in the ‘Twilight Zone'(Hoppers fall to Tourists, 14-4, at FNB Field)

Courtesy of Omega Sports, “Your Neighborhood Sports Store”, on Battleground Avenue, Greensboro….. Final from Friday night at FNB Field/First National Bank Field: Asheville Tourists 14, Greensboro Grasshoppers 4 WP:Chayce McDermott(6-1) LP:Sean Sullivan(1-4) Hoppers(27-39)/Tourists(27-39) Tourists’ line:14-12-1 Hoppers’ line: 4- 3-2 After a smooth running two-hour and thirteen minute game on Thursday night, Friday night’s game at Omega Sports Report:Some nights it becomes hard finding the Strike Zone, and you might just end up in the ‘Twilight Zone'(Hoppers fall to Tourists, 14-4, at FNB Field)

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. talking about rematch???

Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor in talks about rematch from Larry Brown Sports, with Larry Brown, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Those who feel they didn’t get enough out of the first meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may have a second fight to look forward to. Fight Hype reported on Thursday that Floyd and Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. talking about rematch???

Kyrie Irving getting ready to call LeBron James about possible reunion

Kyrie Irving reportedly calling LeBron James about reuniting from Larry Brown Sports, with Steve DelVecchio, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Kyrie Irving is facing an uncertain future with the Brooklyn Nets, and the Los Angeles Lakers are viewed as one of the teams that could sign him if he does not exercise his player option. Some are Kyrie Irving getting ready to call LeBron James about possible reunion

Omega Sports Report:Speedy Gonzalez would have been right at home at the Greensboro Grasshoppers game on Thursday night(Hoppers fall, 3-1, to the Asheville Tourists

Courtesy of Omega Sports, “Your Neighborhood Sports Store”, on Battleground Avenue, Greensboro….. Final score from Thursday night, at First National Bank Field: Asheville Tourists 3, Greensboro Grasshoppers 1 WP:Rhett Kouba(2-1) LP:Ricky Devito(2-2) Hoppers(27-38)/Tourists(26-39) Tourists’ line:3-8-0 Hoppers’ line: 1-5-0 Steak n Shake Player of the Game:Ernny Ordonez with a solo home run, and that was the Omega Sports Report:Speedy Gonzalez would have been right at home at the Greensboro Grasshoppers game on Thursday night(Hoppers fall, 3-1, to the Asheville Tourists

Popular Free Fan Amenities Return to Wyndham Championship; Tournament Tickets On Sale

POPULAR FREE FAN AMENITIES RETURN TO WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP; TOURNAMENT TICKETS ON SALE GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship is known as one of the PGA TOUR’s most fan-friendly tournaments, and many of the most-popular fan amenities that make the Wyndham Championship the place to be will return this summer, the tournament announced today. The 83rd Popular Free Fan Amenities Return to Wyndham Championship; Tournament Tickets On Sale

Former Washington Redskins outstanding defensive back Brig Owens gone at age 79

If you followed the Washington Redskins back in the day, he was one of those names you could not forget…Chris Hanburger, Mike Bass, Pat Fischer, Diron Talbert, Ron McDole, Jack Pardee, Bill Brundige, Kenny Houston, Harold McLinton, Rusty Tillman, the list goes on, and on…And on that list, you have to have, defensive back Brig Former Washington Redskins outstanding defensive back Brig Owens gone at age 79

Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach gets kicked out of the game, before the game begins

Blue Jays hitting coach Guillermo Martinez tossed before game even started from Chelena Goldman, with www.yardbarker.com Typically, it’s deep into a heated baseball game if a coach ends up getting ejected. This was not the case on Wednesday when Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach Guillermo Martinez got tossed by umpires before the game had even Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach gets kicked out of the game, before the game begins

NASCAR Hall of Famer, visionary, and leader Bruton Smith gone at age 95

Bruton Smith, NASCAR Hall of Famer and visionary track operator, dies at 95 from Kenny Bruce in a Special to NASCAR.com/www.nascar.com Bruton Smith, founder of Speedway Motorsports and one of the most forward-thinking track operators and promoters in motorsports, has died. Smith, a native of Oakboro, North Carolina, was 95. Speedway Motorsports announced his passing NASCAR Hall of Famer, visionary, and leader Bruton Smith gone at age 95

Former NFL D-lineman and former FOX football NFL analyst gone at age 55:”The Goose” is gone

He played on the D-line for the Ravens and the Colts, and seemed to be remembered fondly by all for his work on TV, as a FOX football NFL analyst…He would be out there on the sideline doing something sort of wild and crazy, but it was good crazy…He was big and jovial and it Former NFL D-lineman and former FOX football NFL analyst gone at age 55:”The Goose” is gone

Most of the cases against Deshaun Watson have been settled

Attorney: 20 of 24 cases against Browns QB Deshaun Watson have settled from Zac Wassink, with www.yardbarker.com It was reported last week that the NFL Players Association “is bracing for a recommendation by the league of ‘unprecedented’ punishment” for Cleveland Browns star quarterback Deshaun Watson, who was, at that time, facing a minimum of 24 Most of the cases against Deshaun Watson have been settled

Rob Gronkowski(Tampa Bay/New England) announces he is retiring AGAIN!!!

Five-time Pro Bowl TE Rob Gronkowski announces retirement after 11 seasons from Victor Barbosa, with www.yardbarker.com Rob Gronkowski announced that he is retiring from playing in the NFL… again. — Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) June 21, 2022 Had a great conversation just now with Rob Gronkowski, who is excited to pursue other opportunities. End of an Rob Gronkowski(Tampa Bay/New England) announces he is retiring AGAIN!!!

Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale High School) signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers sign ex-Bengals DT Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale HS) to one-year deal from www.nfl.com Larry Ogunjobi’s tour of the AFC North has reached its third stop: Pittsburgh. Ogunjobi is headed to the Steel City, signing a one-year deal with the Steelers, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. The team has since announced the news. Ogunjobi began his NFL Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale High School) signs with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Omega Sports Report:Greensboro Grasshoppers fall to Asheville Tourists and learn, “once you dive in, you have to keep swimming or you will drown”

from Omega Sports, “Your Neighborhood Sports Store”, on Battleground Avenue, in Greensboro…. from Tuesday night, at First National Bank Field, in downtown Greensboro: Asheville Tourists 12, Greensboro Grasshoppers 6…..10 Innings WP:Danny Cody(2-2) LP:Wandi Montout(3-4) Grasshoppers(26-37)/Tourists(25-38) Tourists’ line:12-11-3 Hoppers’ line: 6-11-1 We think the Greensboro Grasshoppers are learning that this season, and for instance, the more Omega Sports Report:Greensboro Grasshoppers fall to Asheville Tourists and learn, “once you dive in, you have to keep swimming or you will drown”

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Oneil Cruz shows he’s paid his dues, and he is ready to make some NEWS!!!

Pirates prospect Oneil Cruz wows in first game after call up from minors from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Oneil Cruz impressed both at the plate and the field Monday, leading the way in a 12-1 win against the Chicago Cubs in his first game since getting called up from the minors Sunday. Pittsburgh Pirates’ Oneil Cruz shows he’s paid his dues, and he is ready to make some NEWS!!!

For all of us that have never even heard of this guy, just look at what he has done:Scottie Scheffler sets single-season PGA Tour money record

I have never even heard of this guy, and now look at all that he has done…He has flied under the sports radar, but in the process, he has won nearly 13 million dollars this season on the PGA Tour, and the season is just barely half over….This guy is going crazy, and we must For all of us that have never even heard of this guy, just look at what he has done:Scottie Scheffler sets single-season PGA Tour money record

Brian Urlacher stumping for LB Zach Thomas(Dolphins/Cowboys) to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Brian Urlacher campaigning for one player’s Hall of Fame election from Larry Brown Sports, with Alex Evans, and from www.yardbarker.com/YardBarker.com Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018, and believes that another linebacker who has yet to be voted in deserves the honor. Urlacher appeared on Brian Urlacher stumping for LB Zach Thomas(Dolphins/Cowboys) to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh Pirates calling up top prospect Oneil Cruz

Report: Pirates calling up top prospect Oneil Cruz from Mike Santa Barbara, with www.yardbarker.com YardBarker.com According to multiple sources, the Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted top prospect Oneil Cruz to the majors. Source: Pirates are promoting top prospect Oneil Cruz to the majors. — Alex Stumpf (@AlexJStumpf) June 19, 2022 The 23-year-old Cruz is large for Pittsburgh Pirates calling up top prospect Oneil Cruz

Where you going dog??? There is interest if Kyrie Irving leaves Brooklyn Nets(Lakers, Clippers, Knicks)

Report: Lakers, Clippers, Knicks interested in Kyrie Irving if he leaves Nets from Larry Brown Sports, with Steve DelVecchio, and from www.yardbarker.com Kyrie Irving is facing an uncertain future with the Brooklyn Nets, and several teams are reportedly keeping a close eye on the situation in case the seven-time All-Star becomes available. Irving has until Where you going dog??? There is interest if Kyrie Irving leaves Brooklyn Nets(Lakers, Clippers, Knicks)

The Morning Run:Oh So Good!!!

What a run I had this morning, on The Morning Run…When I got back, and I was finished, I was ready to go back out and do the same thing again…. That is how good I felt…The conditions were near-perfect, and “Oh So Good”!!! The temperature was down, and the humidity was way down too…It The Morning Run:Oh So Good!!!