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Justin Thomas Wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational « Detroit News Watch

By Sam McPherson The 2018 PGA Championship takes place later this week, and the rest of the field better be aware of defending champion Justin Thomas. The 25-year-old from Kentucky, who just won the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational this past weekend in Akron, Ohio, by four strokes, just served notice he is ready to defend his title. Thomas finished at ...

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Is It Division Race Time Yet? « Detroit News Watch

Atlanta Braves vs. New York MetsFriday, August 3, 2018, 7:10 pm ET NEW YORK METS -140 This is a reasonable price on the Mets behind Jacob deGrom, who’s been absolutely dominant at home this season. Batters are hitting .188 against him at Citi Field. Back deGrom to cool off the Braves while New York gets to Anibal Sanchez. The 34-year-old ...

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Most Enjoyable Event To Cover « Detroit News Watch

The PGA TOUR visits many of the country’s most scenic golf courses throughout the season. From awe-inspiring views to pleasant walks along peaceful paths, to lush, verdant scenery, each course offers more than the tee-to-hole challenge that’s expected from this level of venue. But even among the best courses, a few stand out to the experts who visit them. So ...

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Ohio State Trustees’ Group Will Head Meyer Probe « Detroit News Watch

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State’s investigation of coach Urban Meyer’s handling of abuse claims against an assistant coach 8:20 p.m. Ohio State trustees have appointed a special committee to investigate coach Urban Meyer’s handling of a fired assistant coach’s domestic abuse allegations. Ohio State University found itself mired in another scandal when the school placed its revered ...

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Chicago Bears-Baltimore Ravens Preview « Detroit News Watch

By Josh Nagel The NFL returns today when the Baltimore Ravens face the Chicago Bears in the annual Hall of Fame Game (8 p.m. ET). It will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, leading into the weekend’s festivities. The events will climax with the induction of this year’s class, which includes legends Ray Lewis, ...

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Ohio State Head Coach Urban Meyer Placed On Leave « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Ohio State University placed its head football coach, Urban Meyer, on paid administrative leave on Wednesday as it investigates whether he was aware of domestic violence allegations against fired assistant coach Zach Smith. “The university is conducting an investigation into these allegations,” Ohio State said. Ryan Day, who has been the team’s offensive coordinator, will be acting head ...

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