KXEO Sports Report 7/21/20

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Missouri Tigers basketball guard Xavier Pinson may be coming back to Mizzou this season.

Pinson declared for the NBA draft in March, however did not hire an agent so it is possible to return to school.

He has not officially submitted any paperwork to formally pull out of the NBA draft, however posted on Instagram yesterday a video of himself working out standing in a Mizzou shirt ending with the words unfinished business.

Underclassman have until August 3rd, to pull out of the draft and retain college eligibility.

Missouri forwards Jeremiah Tilmon and Mitchell Smith are also exploring their draft stock, however are expected to come back to Mizzou for their senior seasons.
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The Kansas Royals placed pitcher Jakob Junis on the injured list yesterday (Monday).

The Royals say the move was to simply give him more time to amp up his pitch count for the regular season.

Junis had been expected to be the number 3 starter in the rotation.

However he was not among the original group of players who reported for Summer Camp because he had tested positive for COVID-19 then.

Danny Duffy will start on opening day for Kansas City, however there have been no announcements on starters beyond that.
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The St. Louis Blues are getting ready for life in the NHL’s bubble.

The Blues are expected to leave on Sunday for Edmonton, the hub city for the 12 Western Conference squads participating in the postseason re-start of the 2019-2020 season.

The Blues are one of six teams scheduled to stay at the JW Marriott hotel, which is physically attached via skywalk to Rogers Place-home of the Edmonton Oilers, and for the next couple of months the Western Conference postseason qualifiers.

About a half-dozen Edmonton restaurants are being called upon to feed the teams.

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