Trump started by announcing that Curry, the immensely popular two-time MVP for the Golden State Warriors, would not be welcome at the White House for the commemorative visit traditionally made by championship teams. Later, Trump reiterated what he said at a rally in Alabama the previous night that NFL players who kneel for the national anthem should be fired.
St. Louis, clawing to get into the playoffs and trying to improve to 6-1-1 in its most recent eight series, will turn to John Gant on Sunday. Gant, a sinkerballer, will be making his first start as a Cardinal player and first in the majors this season when St. Louis (81-73) plays the rubber match of a three-game series against also-ran Pittsburgh (70-85) at PNC Park. The Pirates did a little spoiling Saturday night with an 11-6 victory, breaking the Cardinals' four-game winning streak and leaving them a half-game behind second-place Milwaukee and five behind the first-place Chicago Cubs in the National League Central.
Bill Murray’s humor has long had a widespread appeal. That’s carried over to his unique golf clothing brand, where William Murray Golf raised more than $1 million through an initial round of funding with investors that range from Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and former tennis star Andy Roddick to actors Ed Norton, Mark Paul-Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer. The diverse group of backers, which also includes real estate magnate Mike Meldman, actress/model Brooklyn Decker and country music star Jake Owen, speaks to the influence the decidedly non-traditional Murray has had in the traditional world of golf. Murray’s irreverence with his apparel brand – his logo is styled after his casual club toss