Former Crimson Tiders Lillie Leatherwood (track & field), Steve Nelson (golf), and George Teague (football) were named today as members of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Congratulations to the new members! Bios and accomplishments are detailed in the linked press release.
Marlon Humphrey and Minkah Fitzpatrick put on defensive shows today in the NFL’s rare Wednesday game.
J.C. Hassenaeur got his first career NFL start at center today for Pittsburgh, replacing Marquis Pouncey, who went on the COVID reserve list. Hassenaeur, who had 26 career offensive snaps coming into today’s game, easily surpass his cumulative total. Hassenaeur spoke before on being ready when he got his opportunity.
Derrick Henry was named FedEx Ground Player of the Week for the second straight week. Here’s a piece looking at how Henry is turning heads around the NFL.
Newsday takes a look at the emergence of Quinnen Williams in the New York Jet defense. Williams also appeared on the Bart & Hahn radio show in New York this week.
Damien Harris has remained productive, despite facing stacked boxes when he’s in the game.
Rashaan Evans appears on Barstool’s 3 Min Tryst this week:
What can Denver fans expect from JaMychal Green? Here’s a look.
More stories on Justin Thomas from yesterday’s media appearance, along with a clip from Golf Central. Also, PGATour.com looks at JT’s recent change in putting coaches.
Stephanie Meadow and Cheyenne Knight both addressed the media today prior to this week’s VOA Classic. Both had memorable VOA Classic weeks last year, with Knight winning, Meadow finishing in the Top 10, and both saving their tour cards.
Collin Sexton spoke to the Cleveland media today, and stressed how improving defense will be a focus this season. Here’s a clip of Collin Sexton working on defense, and another one of him having some fun.
We’ve got some more My Cause My Cleats photos today, from Jalen Hurts, Eddie Jackson, Kareem Jackson, Jerry Jeudy, Ryan Kelly, Henry Ruggs, and Irv Smith. Look for a feature tomorrow that compiles the photos of the cleats and has some information about the supported charities.
- Levi Randolph – signed to an Exhibit 10 training camp contract by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Week 13 Practice Reports
- Did Not Practice – Tony Brown (hamstring), James Carpenter (groin), Da’Shawn Hand (groin), Josh Jacobs (ankle), Anfernee Jennings (illness), Terrell Lewis (knee), Irv Smith (back),
- Limited Participation – Jerry Jeudy (ankle), Julio Jones (hamstring), Calvin Ridley (foot, ankle), J.K. Scott (right quad), Tua Tagovailoa (left thumb).
- Full Participation – Ryan Kelly (neck).
GOLF Golf in Dubai Championship Rd 1: Gavin Moynihan – 77, +5, T105 SwingThought Orange County National Rd 1: Jonathan Hardee – 77, +5, T58 FOOTBALL Pittsburgh 19, Baltimore 14. Minkah Fitzpatrick – 3 tackles, 2 PD Isaiah Buggs – no stats JC Hassenaeur – no stats Marlon Humphrey – 7 tackles, 2 PD, 2 FF DJ Fluker – no stats Bradley Bozeman – no stats BASKETBALL Granada 73, Melilla 65. Alana Gonçalo Da Silva (MEL) – 32 minutes, 11 points (2-5 2pg, 2-7 3pg, 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 3 fouls. Monthey 85, Boncourt 81. Arthur Edwards (MON) – 38 minutes, 22 points (8-15 2pg, 1-6 3pg, 3-3 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 7 turnovers, 4 fouls. Nymburk 102, Ústí nad Labem 85. Retin Obasohan (NYM) – 19 minutes, 14 points (2-5 2pg, 1-1 3pg, 7-9 FT), 1 rebound, 2 assists, 2 steals, 3 turnovers, 4 fouls.