As you probably know by now, three badminton teams from China, South Korea, and Indonesia where kicked out of the women's doubles competition for trying to lose on purpose so they could have easier opponents in the later rounds. I seen footage of the match that China was in. It was pathetic.
On a more positive side, Canada won two medals yesterday. The Men's Eight Rowing team won Canada's first silver and Brent Heyden won bronze in the men's 100m freestyle. Way to go guys, especially you Heyden. You've been waiting a long time for this moment.
Now on to hockey.
Philadelphia has signed head coach, Peter Laviolette to a multi-year contract extension.
RDS in Quebec is reporting that the Montreal Canadiens have signed P. K. Subban to a two-year, $5.5 million contract.
Now to some baseball.
My Blue Jays got swept by the Seattle Mariners as they lost last night 5-3. Pitcher, Carlos Villanueva suffered his first lost of the season. He now has a record of 6-1.
I also watched two other games yesterday.
Pittsburgh beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 and Philadelphia defeated Washington 3-2.
Speaking of the Pirates, Andrew McCutchen was named National League Player of the Month for July. This is McCutchen's second straight month to receive this honor. Congrats. Andrew.
Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs was named the N.L. Rookie of the Month for July. Way To Go Anthony!
Finally, Jim Furyk leads the Bridgestone Invitational by one stroke (-7) after one round.