Sports Report- 7/7

AFTER MAKING A RUN TO THE SEMIFINALS AT LAST YEAR’S U.S. AMATEUR AT PINEHURST, SAM HOUSTON STATE GOLFER WILLIAM HOLCOMB ONCE AGAIN PUT TOGETHER ANOTHER STELLAR WEEK AT THE FAMOUS COURSE, ADVANCING TO THE FINALS BEFORE FALLING TO GEORGIA TECH’S TYLER STRAFACI. THE TOP TWO FINISHERS AT THE NORTH AND SOUTH EARN AN AUTOMATIC SPOT IN THE 120TH U.S. AMATEUR, TO BE PLAYED AT BRANDON DUNES GOLF RESORT IN OREGON. READ MORE AT WWW.GOBEARKATS.COM.
BOXING PROMOTIONS RUN BY FLOYD MAYWEATHER, BOB ARUM AND OSCAR DE LA HOYA AND TEAMS IN MLS, NASCAR AND INDYCAR WERE AMONG A CAVALCADE OF SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS THAT NAVIGATED A FEDERAL LOAN PROGRAM DESIGNED TO HELP SMALL FIRMS COPE WITH THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. DATA RELEASED MONDAY SHOWED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM RECIPIENTS ACROSS A WIDE RANGE OF INDUSTRIES, AND SPORTS-RELATED BUSINESSES WERE WELL REPRESENTED. NONE OF THE FOUR MAJOR NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS LEAGUES — THE NFL, NBA, NHL AND MLB — WERE AMONG THE BUSINESSES THAT APPLIED. DETAILS AT WWW.ESPN.COM.
THE CHIEFS AND SUPER BOWL MVP QUARTERBACK PATRICK MAHOMES HAVE REACHED AGREEMENT ON A 10-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION THAT TIES HIM TO KANSAS CITY THROUGH THE 2031 SEASON. THE DEAL IS WORTH $450 MILLION OVER THE 10-YEAR PERIOD AND COULD BE WORTH UP TO $503 MILLION. THE EXTENSION INCLUDES A $140 MILLION INJURY GUARANTEE, AS WELL AS A NO-TRADE CLAUSE.

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