Monday Sports Roundup

>>Lightning Host Avalanche For Game Three Of Stanley Cup Final

(Tampa, FL) — The Lightning are looking to strike back in the Stanley Cup Final. The two-time defending champions host the Avalanche for Game Three tonight in Tampa. Colorado enters with momentum on its side after crushing Tampa Bay 7-0 in Game Two to take a 2-0 series lead.

>>Matt Fitzpatrick Wins US Open

(Brookline, MA)  —  Matt Fitzpatrick is celebrating his first major tournament victory.  Fitzpatrick finished atop the leaderboard with a six under par to win the US Open at the Country Club in Brookline.  The Englishman shot a 68 in the final round to hold onto the win.

>>Titans Star Derrick Henry Says He’s Open To An Extension

(Nashville, TN)  —  Titans star Derrick Henry says he’s open to a contract extension.  Henry told reporters, “if that’s what the future holds, then that’d be great”, when asked about an extension.  Henry signed a four-year 50-million-dollar deal back in 2020 and is the fifth highest paid Running Back in the league.  A foot injury sidelined Henry for the final nine weeks of the regular season before making a return in the playoffs.

>>Nashville S-C Suffers First Home Loss Of The Season In 2-1 Defeat

(Nashville, TN)  —  Nashville S-C suffers their first home loss of the season as Sporting K-C wins 2-1.  Nashville S-C is in sixth place in the Western Conference with 23 points.  The club is on the road this weekend when they take on D-C United.

>>Aces And Sky Meet In Commissioner’s Cup Finals

(Undated)  —  The WNBA Commissioner’s Cup is officially set.  The Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky will meet on July 26th after each secured the top seed in their respective conference.  The Aces cruised to an 8-and-oh record in Commissioner’s Cup play, while the defending WNBA champions secured their spot with an 8-and-1 Cup play record.  The teams will battle for a 500-thousand dollar prize pool, with the winners take home at least 30-thousand per player and the loser earning 10-thousand dollars each.