Happy Friday.At the Sprint we’ve been talking about Shohei Ohtani a lot recently, and for good reason.
Well, someone at FanDuel Sportsbook must have noticed. The slugger / pitcher is now the favorite to win the AL MVP.
In today's Sprint:
🏎 Botched photoshoot
⛳️ PGA Championship
🏆 Weekend Watchlist
Trivia:Who is tied for most wins on the PGA tour with Tiger Woods (82)?
WATER COOLER TALK
🏈 The Atlanta Falcons want to trade star receiver Julio Jones. A future Hall of Famer, Julio tried to win them the Super Bowl back in 2017 with catches like this but they only threw him four passes… still not over it.
🏀 Steph Curry, Nikola Jokic, and Joel Embiid were named NBA MVP finalists. Finalists for all the awards are here.
🏀 The Lakers / Warriors play-in game averaged 5.6 million viewers, the highest for an NBA game on ESPN since the 2019 Western Conference Finals.
Other notables: Phil Mickelson (-2), Rickie Fowler (-1), Bryson DeChambeau (E)
Based on Round 1, the Ocean Course favors elite ball-strikers. And, with the wind picking up significantly over the weekend, expect that to continue.
Round 2: 1:00 - 7:00 ET on ESPN
Rounds 3 & 4: 1:00 - 7:00 ET on CBS
Purse: a cool $11,000,000
#8 Washington Wizards142vs. #9 Indiana Pacers 115
After Charles Barkley guaranteed a Charlotte win, the Pacers jumped to a 30-point halftime lead thanks to Doug McDermott’s 20 first-half points
The Wizards, once the East’s worst team, earned the conference's last playoff spot behind Bradley Beal (25 pts) and Russel Westbrook (18 pts, 8 reb, 15 ast). They’ll play the 1-seed Philadelphia 76ers.
(37-14-5) Florida Panthers 6vs. (36-17-3) Tampa Bay Lightning 5 - OT
The Panthers overcame Tampa Bay’s five-goal second period to notch their first win of the postseason (TB leads 2-1).