Former Alabama baseball player Matt Downs was elected to the Bibb County Commission last night, representing District 3 of the county. Downs received 1,880 of a total 2,142 votes.
The Athletic took a look at the development of Trevon Diggs, who has been frequently targeted by opposing teams, and has held his own thus far. Speaking of Diggs, Pro Football Focus gave Diggs its highest grade for a rookie defender thus far this season for Week 8.
The Palm Beach Post looks at Kyler Murray’s progress to date as a barometer for how quickly Tua Tagovailoa can develop.
The Las Vegas Raiders highlighted reigning Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week Josh Jacobs’ best runs from last Sunday.
Wednesday Practice Report
- Did Not Practice – Kenyan Drake (ankle), Mark Ingram (ankle), Eddie Jackson (knee), Dre Kirkpatrick (thigh), Calvin Ridley (foot), T.J. Yeldon (back).
- Limited Participation – Isaiah Buggs (ankle), Ryan Kelly (knee).
- Full Participation – Josh Jacobs (knee).
SOCCER UEFA Women’s Champions League qualifier: Vålerenga 7, KÍ 0. Maruschka Waldus (VAL) – played full game; yellow card at 48’. GOLF Symetra Tour Championship Rd 2: Janie Jackson – 71-74, +1, T9 Lakareber Abe – 77-82, +15, cut SwingThought Summer Grove GC Rd 1: Jonathan Hardee – 72, +1, T40 TENNIS ITF Charleston 100K, Doubles Rd of 16: Erin Routliffe / N Brady lost to Zamarripa / Zamarripa 6-4, 6-3. BASKETBALL Tigrillos de Antioquia 87, Bucaros de Bucaramanga 86. Nick King (TDA) – 36 minutes, 29 points (7-13 2pg, 3-5 3pg, 6-8 FT), 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 turnovers, 2 fouls. VOLLEYBALL Stuttgart 3, Dresden 0 (32-30, 25-22, 25-18). Krystal Rivers (STU) – 19 points (9 break points), 16 kills, 2 blocks; Game MVP.