In his first begin since profitable the U.S. Open at Winged Foot final month, Bryson DeChambeau made two-putt birdies on all three of the par 5s and two of the par 4s Thursday on his method to a 9-under 62 and the early lead within the Shriners Hospitals for Youngsters Open in Las Vegas.
Amongst early starters, DeChambeau had a one-shot lead over Harold Varner III and Austin Prepare dinner.
NHL: The Chicago Blackhawks won’t re-sign goaltender Corey Crawford in free company, parting with a key member of its Stanley Cup-winning core and probably signaling a extra intensive rebuild for one of many NHL’s marquee franchises.
• Carolina Hurricanes ahead Justin Williams is retiring after 19 NHL seasons and three Stanley Cup championships.
Williams, 39, had 320 objectives and 477 assists for 797 factors in 1,264 video games with the Hurricanes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings and Washington Capitals.
• Dallas Stars ahead Tyler Seguin has a torn labrum in his hip that seemingly will pressure him to overlook the beginning of subsequent season.
Basic Supervisor Jim Nill stated Seguin will want about 4 months to get well after he does have surgical procedure, which might hold him from being obtainable for the anticipated begin of the season round Jan. 1.
FOOTBALL: Kansas Coach Les Miles has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is quarantining in his house, the place he plans to meet his head teaching obligations remotely because the Jayhawks spend every week off earlier than visiting West Virginia.
Miles introduced his constructive check in an announcement. The varsity didn’t say whether or not another gamers or workers have examined constructive, although the Jayhawks have had clusters of constructive exams for the reason that starting of the season.
• Baylor is pausing soccer actions to judge latest constructive exams for COVID-19 however nonetheless hopes to play its subsequent recreation at house in opposition to Oklahoma State subsequent week, the college stated.
Baylor reported 10 new circumstances amongst athletes throughout all sports activities in its most up-to-date replace Monday. The varsity stated it had 10 energetic circumstances, together with six folks experiencing signs.
The Bears have already had two video games known as off over coronavirus points. Their unique opener in opposition to Louisiana Tech on Sept. 12 didn’t occur as a result of Louisiana Tech had widespread constructive exams for COVID-19.
A swiftly organized recreation in opposition to Houston was canceled a day earlier than it was presupposed to be performed on Sept. 19.
NASCAR: Staff Penske discovered a one-year resolution for Matt DiBenedetto whereas constructing a long-term plan to maneuver Austin Cindric to the Cup Collection.
DiBenedetto’s contract was prolonged Thursday to drive for Wooden Brothers Racing in 2021. Cindric, at the moment competing within the Xfinity Collection for Penske, will take over the seat in 2022. The 22-year-old son of Staff Penske president Tim Cindric will keep within the Xfinity Collection subsequent season but additionally will race some Cup occasions.