There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with over the weekend. This Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key story lines heading into this weekend are …
CHASING THE LEADERS
Randal Grichuk also homered for the Cardinals on Thursday.
Michael Phelps on his way to gold in the men’s 200-meter individual medley final.
U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps already has four gold medals in the Rio Olympics and will pursue a fifth Friday in the 100-meter butterfly. If he wins, that will increase his career Olympic record total to 23. Meanwhile, Katie Ledecky will pursue gold in the 800-meter freestyle. She hopes to sweep the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyles. And the U.S. women’s soccer team has a quarterfinal matchup with Sweden and the U.S. men’s basketball team plays Serbia.
U.S. SENIOR OPEN
Vijay Singh sat atop the leaderboard after the first round of the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. The tournament continues through Sunday.