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High Noon Highlights (8/5): The Viktor Hovland Rule

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USGA passes “The Viktor Hovland Rule”

First, Oklahoma State football killed the BCS in 2011, then two seasons ago Cowboy basketball made RPI irrelevant and made the NCAA come up with some new rating statistic. Now, golf is getting in on the action.

Jordan Brailford off the PUP list

After dealing with a groin injury, former Cowboy defensive end Jordan Brailford can now practice for the Washington Redskins. With preseason games coming up this week, Brailford has to make up for lost time and play well in order to secure his spot on the 53 man roster.

Andrew Heaney nearing return, to throw sim game this week

Andrew Heaney looks like he could come off the Injured List this week. He’s been dealing with shoulder inflammation the past few weeks. It is reported he will throw 60 pitches in Boston today, and will join the rotation later this week. It does not look like the Angels will send him on a rehab assignment.

Kaden Polcovich named teamed MVP for Chatham A’s

The JUCO transfer from Edmond, OK was named the team MVP of the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod League. He hit .325 with 4 HR, 28 RBI, and posted an .899 OPS during the season. He is definitely someone to look out for next season, as Oklahoma State has to replace a lot from the team that finished one game short of making it to Omaha.

Around the Big 12

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Around the Sports World

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