Welcome to Sunday Sports Shorts! On today’s sports news, we will have the following: Montana upsets University of Washington, Salvador Perez hits his 40th home run, LaMarcus Aldridge return to the Nets, and NHL players to participate in the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
One of the biggest upsets of College Football Week 1. Montana defeats University of Washington, 13-7. UM quarterback Richard Newton is stopped after a 2-yard gain in the 4th quarter. Newton had 62 yards on 17 tries.
Kansas City Royals star catcher Salvador Perez, homered twice to give him 40 home runs for the season. Perez is the sixth catcher in MLB history to hit 40 or home home runs in a season.
Basketball player LaMarcus Aldridge has received full medical clearance to make a return to the NBA. Aldridge was playing for the Nets when he stepped away in April due to irregular heartbeat. Aldridge will continue his career in Brooklyn, as he has signed a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Nets.
After a long battle between the IOC, the IIHF, the NHL, and the NHLPA, the league’s players will be participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This will be the first time for many current stars of the league to get a taste of best-on-best hockey.