The Summer Olympics were great for Team USA. The Browns get a win in their exhibition opener. And the curtain will soon lift on the Urban Meyer era in Columbus. It’s GameTime!
1Q: Browns top Lions in Exhibition Season opener
- What did you think after the first game?
- Some injuries to contend with.
- Weeden struggled, Josh Gordon struggled. Mitchell Schwartz was manhandled.
2Q: Trent Richardson is on the mend after knee surgery
- Will he be back in time for the opener?
- Hardesty didn’t do much against the 1st team Lions defense.
- RB: Trent Richardson, Montario Hardesty, Brandon Jackson, Chris Ogbonnaya, Adonis Thomas
- FB: Owen Marecic, Brad Smelley
- Browns depth chart.
3Q: The Summer Olympics were good for Team USA
- The USA took home the most medals (104), most Golds (46) and most Silvers (29). Only Russia took home more Bronze than us (33-29). A pretty good showing from Team USA. Final medal count.
- Team USA struggled to beat Spain, 107-100. LBJ scored five consecutive pts (monster dunk & 3pt shot) in important 4th qtr stretch. Kevin Durant was big with some clutch shots. And Chris Paul (CP3) really took over. The defense finally shut Spain down in the 4th until garbage time points at the end after it had been decided.
- Team USA Women also won Gold, defeating France 86-50. They have won 41 straight Olympic games, five consecutive Gold medals over 16 years.
- Who stood out to you?
- Women’s Beach volleyball: Misty Mae-Traenor and Kerri Walsh won gold 3rd straight Olympic. Never lost a game.
- Track & Field – Women’s 4x100m Relay: World Record (40.82 sec) for Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter
4Q: Buckeyes are two weeks away from season opener
- The Urban Meyer era will soon be unveiled as the Buckeyes will host Miami, OH on 9/1.
- Top backfield for the Buckeyes?
- When he returns from probation, TE Jake Stoneburner will move to WR.
- No Bowl or BigTen championship for the Buckeyes this year.