Sports briefs

YORBA LINDA, Calif. ‘ Drag racing great John Force and his four-car NHRA team are remaining parked for the rest of the 2020 season.

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NEW YORK ‘ The NFL suspended wide receiver Antonio Brown for the first eight regular-season games of the 2020 season.

Brown, who played one game last season for the Patriots before being released, can be signed by any team and would be eligible to participate in all of his club’s preseason activities. The suspension would take effect when teams make their final cuts on Sept. 5.

Brown’s agent Ed Wasielewski wrote in a statement posted on Twitter that the wide receiver will not appeal the suspension.

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. ‘ Buffalo Bills starting right guard Jon Feliciano is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle. The team did not reveal when or how Feliciano was hurt in making the announcement on its website Friday.

Publisher: Richmond Times-Dispatch
Date: 2020-07-31T22:26:25-04:00
Twitter: @rtdnews
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Sports briefs | Sport – Winston-Salem Journal

Clayson Good of Durham needed two extra holes to beat Charlie Barr of Salisbury on Friday afternoon at 53rd North Carolina Junior Boys Championship at Maple Chase Golf & Country Club.

The two were tied after 18 holes in the championship match, but Good won on the 20th hole to take the title.

In the semifinal matches in the morning Good won 2 & 1 over Kyle Kushnir of Raleigh and Barr had an easy time with Davis Adams of Raleigh, winning 5 & 4.

Because of COVID-19 and governmental guidance regarding operations, the Coastal Plain League has made the following changes for the 2020 season schedule.

Publisher: Winston-Salem Journal
Twitter: @JournalNow
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Half Sports Car, Half Off-Roader: The Era of the SUV Coupe Has Begun

Publisher: BloombergQuint
Twitter: @BloombergQuint
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Sports briefs: GFPS Athletics sends girls’ soccer coaching candidates to school board

Nominees to fill the head girls’ soccer coaching slots at both Great Falls Class AA high schools have been recommended to the school board for approval.

In a press release received by the Tribune, Jorge Murillo and Steve Skaer have been recommended by the GFPS Athletic Department to fill the coaching vacancies at Great Falls High and C.M. Russell High, respectively.

Murillo would replace Kevin Petriz, who stepped down last December to pursue other professional opportunities. Murillo was part of Petriz’s coaching coaching staff at Great Falls High last season, and has been part of the local soccer community for many years.

Publisher: Great Falls Tribune
Date: Sports briefs: GFPS Athletics sends girls
Author: Tribune Staff and Wires
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Local briefs – WCF Courier

Seniors Jay Schwarm, Max Thomsen and Bryce Steiert were all recognized by the association for their combined academic and wrestling performances.

Thomsen earned the award for the fourth time, the first Panther in program history to accomplished that feat. Thomsen held a 3.36 grade point average with a double major in Marketing and Sales Management and Organizational Leadership. Thomsen was 20-8 during his final campaign and was seeded 13th for the NCAA championships.

Steiert joined former UNI wrestlers Nick Baima, Kyle Hansen and Andrew Anderson has three-time scholar-athlete award winners. The Big 12 champion had a 3.26 GBA in Business Administration. Steiert compiled a 27-3 mark and won the 165-pound Big 12 title this season.

Publisher: Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Date: 2020-05-02T17:09:00-0500
Author: Jim Nelson
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