Serena Williams is psyched after a shot to Danka Kovinic, of Montenegro, in the first round at US Open tennis championships, at the The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on Aug 29, 2022 (AP News photo)
On Headline Sports podcast with Michael Roberson:
#1 Michael, after 27 years as a professional tennis player Serena Williams will be retiring from the game. Serena 23 singles, 14 doubles, two in mixed doubles, and four Olympic gold medals a Hall of Fame achievement in the sport. What will Serena’s mean for her and mean for the sport.
#2 Michael, former San Jose Shark goaltender Adin Hill joins the Vegas Golden Knights. Hill played for the Sharks last season and had signed a two year contract with San Jose in 2021. Hill was 10-11-1 with 2.66 goals against between the pipes for the Sharks. Vegas general manager Kelly McCrimmon said of Hill, “It gives us a lot more comfort going into the year. I believe Adin has a lot of ability and he has really good size.”
#3 Michael, Washington Commanders running back Brian Robinson is recovery from being shot twice after robbers attempted to carjack his car Sunday. The Commanders are optimistic that Robinson who did not suffer life threatening injuries could return by the week 4 of the NFL season and is currently on the unrelated game IL. His recovery has been remarkable in this short span of time.
#4 Michael, how bare bones will have to get for the PGA as Cameron Smith and five other players have left the tour for the Super Saudi League LIV. Will some of the departures in the PGA threaten to put the status of talent in jeopardy?
#5 New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge is now ten home runs away from tying the all time American League home run record which is held by former New York Yankee Roger Maris at 61. Judge hit number 51 on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels at the Big A in Anaheim.
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