Koepka moves into tie for lead...Chiefs put Gordon on IR...Titans make some moves
ST. LOUIS (AP) — U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka (KEHP’-kah) has pulled into a tie for the lead at the PGA Championship. Koepka is trying to become the fourth player to win the U.S. Open and the PGA in the same year. Tiger Woods is three off the pace set by Koepka and second-round leader Gary Woodland. Chris Kirk is also making a move. He’s 4 under through 11 and 6 under for the championship.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have placed offensive lineman Dillon Gordon on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and signed offensive lineman Alex Officer to take Gordon’s place. Running back Charcandrick West returned to the practice field today following a concussion, while outside linebacker Dee Ford walked to the practice facility midway through the workout with an illness.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Titans have added two defensive backs and dropped two others after their preseason opener. Tennessee announced today that they’ve agreed to terms with Kenneth Durden and Trey Caldwell and waived cornerbacks Joseph Este and Jarell Carter.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Southern Mississippi has suspended quarterback Kwadra Griggs for an undisclosed reason. The school says the indefinite suspension will remain “pending resolution of a student conduct matter.” The senior played in 10 games last season, throwing for 1,879 yards, 16 touchdowns and just two interceptions. He ran for 268 yards and three touchdowns.
HOUSTON (AP) — After beating Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole on consecutive nights, the Seattle Mariners try to keep up their run at Minute Maid Park. Tonight they’ll face Charlie Morton, who is 12-2 with a 2.81 ERA. Seattle sends Wade LeBlanc to the mound. He’s 6-2 with a 3.81 ERA. Seattle trails Houston by six games in the AL West.