Ryan Lochte beats Phelps, wins gold
Ryan Lochte from the USA was able to defeat fellow American and Olympic champion Michael Phelps at the World Championships in Shanghai, and with his victory at the men’s 200-meter freestyle competition, Lochte secured his eight gold at the Chinese event (although this one is his first at the 200m). “Michael and I have been battling head to head for about eight years, we definitely build a good rivalry; he’s a great competitor and I am just privileged to swim on the same team, even in the same event as him”. Ryan said after the win.

NFL: No 18-game schedule will be in place
It seems like one of the highlights for the players concerning the new NFL CBA deal that was concreted yesterday is the fact that they won’t have to go through an exhausting 18-game schedule, as both parts agreed on a playing 16 regular seasons games. The owners and commissioner Roger Goodell were pushing to cut 2 preseason games and added them to the regular season schedule, but players were concerned because they knew that there is more pressure when points are at stake and this can signify more physical punishment and more life-long injuries, at the end, the ones on the field had it their way.

Mark Herzlich signs with the Giants
Mark Herzlich, the former linebacker for Boston College who was granted the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award back in 08, and who returned and played all thirteen games in 2010 after a year-long battle with cancer has just signed a deal with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent. It is no surprise that Herzlich got signed by NY since head coach Tom Coughlin is a former coach for the BC Eagles and it is likely that he followed the career of the 23 year old player and made a push for his signing.

Cristie Kerr hoping to win British Open
The women’s version of the British Open starts on Thursday, and Cristie Kerr, a two time major winner (the 07 US Open and the LPGA Championship from last year), is hoping for a first win at this event, as his best attempt at this competition was a shared second placed in 06 at the Royal Lytham & St Annes golf course. Kerr is listed as second at the LPGA money list just after Yani Seng from Taiwan who is the defending champion.

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