Fitzpatrick Wins US Open, Koepka Strips PGA From Bio, Avalanche 2-1 Stanley Cup, Cryptocurrency & Sports Marketing

Betsy Berns
FiredUp Network Sports Writer

@BetsyBerns

Tuesday, June 21, 2022


GOLF

Matt Fitzpatrick grabbed his first major PGA Championship and his first professional win in the US by winning the U.S. Open.

In other golf news, Brooks Koepka has stated he'll be playing in LIV tournaments and has even "stripped 'PGA Tour' from his Twitter bio.

HOCKEY

The Colorado Avalanche blew out the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-0 on Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals, but on Monday night the Lightning came back and cruised to a 6-2 victory. The series goes to Game 4 on Wednesday night. 

MISC

The cryptocurrency company FTX will stop providing jersey patches to professional sports teams. This development could be a sign of things to come for crypto companies' investment in sports marketing.