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Sports: Friday, June 26, 2020

26 June 2020 Sports

NFL Cancels HOF Game, Travelers Update, Derby To Be Run With Fans

The NFL yesterday canceled it’s Hall of Fame Game, which traditionally kicks off the preseason. The exhibition was to have been August 6th, with the Dallas Cowboys taking on the Pittsburgh Steelers. The NFL is also postponing the 2020 Hall of Fame induction ceremonies for a year.

Churchill Downs officials announced yesterday that the Kentucky Derby will be run with a limited number of spectators on it’s rescheduled date of September 5th. There will be strict guidelines for the reduced crowd. This year, the Derby will be the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. Tiz The Law won the Belmont last weekend.

And, Canadian Mackenzie Hughes holds the lead after round one of the PGA’s Travelers Championship. Hughes shot a career-low 60 for a 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele, and Viktor Hovland.
Round 2 takes place today at the TPC River Highlands course in Connecticut.

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