The Pham Slap, Nadal Defeats Djokovic, Cavs Hire Luke Walton

Betsy Berns
FiredUp Network Sports Writer

@BetsyBerns

Wednesday, June 1, 2022


BASEBALL

The baseball world is still talking about the big slap. Here's the recap: Last week Cincinnati Reds outfielder Tommy Pham slapped SF Giants outfielder Joc Pederson over a fantasy football disagreement. MLB gave Pham a three-game suspension, but Pham isn't letting it go and has now brought LA Angels All-Star Mike Trout into the dispute claiming Trout was a horrible commissioner of the league and should have dealt with the issue.  Here's Pham explaining his actions.

TENNIS

In the much anticipated French Open quarterfinal, Rafael Nadal defeated defending champion Novak Djokovic. Nadal (#5 seed) will face Alexander Zverev (#3 seed) in the semifinals.

BASKETBALL

The Cleveland Cavaliers hired