Day: August 8, 2021

Viewing Picks for August 8, 2021



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All Times Eastern

Boxing

PBC Countdown: Manny Pacquiao vs. Errol Spence, Jr. — Fox, 4 p.m.

College Football

The Huddle — ACC Network, 5 p.m.

Cornhole

ACL World Championships

Day 3, Rock Hill Sports & Event Center, Rock Hill, SC

Pro Doubles and Women’s Doubles — ESPN2, 1 p.m.

Golf

PGA Tour

World Golf Championships: St. Jude Invitational, TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN

Final Round — Golf Channel, noon

Final Round — CBS, 2 p.m.

PGA Tour Originals: Justin Thomas Unlocked — CBS, 1:30 p.m.

USGA

U.S. Women’s Amateur, Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY

Championship Match — Golf Channel, 2 p.m.

PGA Tour

Barracuda Championship, Tahoe Mountain Club, Truckee, CA

Final Round — Golf Channel, 6 p.m.

Korn Ferry Tour

Utah Championship, Oakridge Country Club, Farmington, UT

Final Round — Golf Channel, 10 p.m. (same day coverage)

U.S. Open Epics: 1998 U.S. Women’s Open-Two Winners at

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2021 Olympics Medal Count: Updated Standings, Highlights After Day 15 | Bleacher Report

Bronze medalist Allyson Felix, of the United States, poses during the medal ceremony for the women's 400-meter run at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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The gold medal in men’s basketball once again resides with Team USA after the 87-82 victory over France Saturday.

The Kevin Durant-led squad had a tougher road to gold than in years past but shook off early inconsistencies to prove themselves the very best in international competition once again.

Their was just one highlight in a day that saw Allyson Felix become the most decorated American track and field athlete in Olympic history. Host country Japan also won gold in baseball, its most beloved sport.

    

Medal Count

  1. China: 38 gold, 87 overall
  2. United States: 36 gold, 108 overall
  3. Japan: 27 gold, 56 overall
  4. ROC: 20 gold, 69 overall
  5. Great Britain: 20 gold, 63 overall
  6. Australia: 17 gold, 46 overall
  7. Germany: 10 gold, 37 overall
  8. Netherlands: 10 gold, 33 overall
  9. Italy: 10 gold, 39 overall
  10. France: 9 gold, 32 overall

Full list at Olympics.com.

     

Durant

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No. 1 High School Recruit Jalen Duren Announces Commitment

An aerial shot of Memphis' basketball court.

An aerial shot of Memphis’ basketball court.

Jalen Duren, a five-star center, announced his commitment on Friday night. It turns out he’s taking his talents to Memphis to join Penny Hardaway‘s program.

Duren was originally slated to be part of the 2022 recruiting class, but he has decided to reclassify so he can play at Memphis this upcoming season.

Miami, Kentucky, the G-League and the NBL in Australia were all considered finalists for Duren. It was Memphis’ ability to develop young talent, however, that made Duren commit to the Tigers.

It also doesn’t hurt that Hardaway was a fantastic NBA player who can relate to talented recruits like Duren.

“The developmental aspect attracted me to Memphis,” Duren said, via ESPN. “I feel their plan for me both on and off the court fit me best — to help me as an all-around player on the court and

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