Current Sports | June 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017

U.S. Open; Brooks Koepka; Competitiveness in Sports; eSports; League of Legends; Noah Waltzer; Detroit Tigers; Petr Mrazek; Detroit Red Wings; Weekend Winners.


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On today's "Current Sports with Al Matin" engineer Isaac Constans fills-in for Al! Welcoming everyone back from a busy Father's Day weekend, Current Sports has plenty to memorialize it. In national news, Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open golf tournament, his first ever major. Isaac goes through the dramatic and historic weekend that Koepka had with stats, stories and even the funniest moments. But he does so by tagging on a question: does golf have too much parity? Hear why having so many underdogs winning might be a negative for the PGA. After that, Current Sports goes very current. Isaac welcomes on Noah Waltzer of ESPN and Rotowire to discuss the hugely popular eSports worlds. Noah describes what eSports are and how they're similar and different from American staples. Ending the show, Isaac makes a bold claim regarding the Detroit Tigers, and "Weekend Winners" highlights the best of the best.

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