9-seed Alexa Guarachi / Desirae Krawczyk won their first round women’s doubles match against Belinda Bencic / Sofia Kenin 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (10-5). Match lasted 2:24. Kenin and Bencic are 4th and 11th in the singles draw, respectively.
Kira Lewis got early minutes for New Orleans again tonight, and finished with 10 points in 19 minutes in New Orleans’ 29 point win over Houston. Here are some highlights:
Stephanie Meadow is in a 2-way tie for the lead going into the final round of the Cactus Tour event near Phoenix.
Lester Cotton returns to the Raiders on a Reserve / Futures deal. He spent the 2019 season on the Raider practice squad, and eventually got 1 special teams snap at the end of the season. He was cut early in the 2020 offseason and did not play or appear on a practice squad last season.
TMZ Sports reports that Jedrick Wills and teammate Rashard Higgins, who had been cited for drag racing last month, pled guilty to a reduced charge of speeding, and each paid a $250 fine.
Cory Whitsett appears on this week’s Better Than I Found It podcast, which is hosted by Baylor golf coach (and former Alabama assistant) Mike McGraw.
Kristen Gillman makes an appearance in TPT Golf’s latest ad campaign.
Bradley and Nikki Bozeman appear on Glenn Clark Radio in Baltimore to discuss their weekend at the Super Bowl in Tampa.
Jaylen Waddle was a guest on The Bench in Houston to discuss playing through injury in the national championship game, as well as the upcoming draft.
Merel Van Dongen has been named to the Dutch National Team squad for a pair of upcoming friendlies against Belgium and Germany.
Mark McMillian joined a Kansas City radio station to discuss his memories of Marty Schottenheimer.
Dee Foster Worley was tonight’s guest on Teague’s Take with George Teague.
- Lester Cotton – signed to a Reserve / Futures contract by the Las Vegas Raiders.
BASKETBALL Helsinki 96 KTP Basket 78. Corban Collins (HEL) – 22 minutes, 16 points (2-4 2pg, 4-8 3pg), 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 fouls. Bamberg 86, Fraport 76. Michael Kessens (FRA) – 29 minutes, 16 points (5-8 FG, 6-6 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 fouls. New Orleans 130, Houston 101. Kira Lewis – 19 minutes, 10 points (3-6 FG, 4-4 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls. GOLF Cactus Tour Wigwam Red Rd 2: Stephanie Meadow – 69-69, -6, T1 Mia Landegren – 75-70, +1, T13 TENNIS (Wednesday AM) Australian Open Women’s Doubles Rd 1: 9-seed Alexa Guarachi / D Krawczyk defeated Bencic / Kenin 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (10-5).