Jimmy Nelson made his first competitive baseball appearance since September 2019 yesterday, prompting the Los Angeles Times to do a piece on what Nelson has had to overcome since his fateful baserunning injury in 2017. As for the outing, Nelson gave up an unearned run in an inning of work.
Christopher Reid finished second at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in San Antonio in the 200m Back, with a time of 1:59.60.
Alex Avila made his first start behind the plate tonight for Washington, catching Max Scherzer. It was the first time that Avila had caught Scherzer in 6.5 years. Avila also hit a 3-run homer in the first inning.
Two more wins for Saketh Myneni at the ITF Lucknow 15K, as he advanced to the semifinals in singles and finals in doubles early today, both in straight-set fashion.
The Champions League recognized Retin Obasohan as one of its players of the week for the first round of the playoffs. Meanwhile, Obasohan says there are no hard feelings following his win versus his former German team this week.
Rodney Cooper appears on the All Things Bama podcast.
Carl Tucker did an interview with NFL Draft Diamonds to discuss the upcoming draft.
Thomas Fletcher appears on this week’s Pro Football Chase podcast, also to discuss the draft.
Derrick Henry recently read about a Nashville area fireman losing his home in a fire, and reached out to the fireman with a grant from his foundation (partially matched by Campbell’s Chunky Soup) to replace part of what he’d lost.
TENNIS ITF Lucknow 15K, Singles Quarterfinal: 1-seed Saketh Myneni defeated Siddharth Vishwakarma 6-3, 7-6 (7-2). ITF Lucknow 15K, Doubles Semifinal: Saketh Myneni / Y Bhambri defeated Dev / Sinha 6-4, 6-4. ITF Newport Beach 25K, Doubles Quarterfinal: 3-seed Erin Routliffe / C Harrison lost to Bektas / Moore 6-4, 6-2. SWIMMING TYR Pro Swim Series Men’s 200m Back Prelims: Christopher Reid – 2:01.76, 3rd; advances to A final. TYR Pro Swim Series Men’s 200m Back A Final: Christopher Reid – 1:59.60, 2nd BASKETBALL Helsinki 97, Korihait 80. Corban Collins (HEL) – 26 minutes, 5 points (1-2 2pg, 1-5 3pg), 5 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, 3 turnovers, 1 foul. Delaware 93, Salt Lake City 83. Braxton Key (DEL) – 25 minutes, 5 points (1-3 2pg, 0-4 3pg, 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block, 1 turnover, 3 fouls. Rostock 78, Hagen 65. Trevor Lacey (ROS) - 26 minutes, 16 points (2-3 2pg, 3-4 3pg, 3-5 FT), 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 turnover, 1 foul. GOLF Arnold Palmer Invitational Rd 2: Robby Shelton – 76-80, +12, cut ECGT Kiva Dunes final: Steven Setterstrom – 73-75-69--217, 10th LPGA Drive On Championship Rd 2: Cheyenne Knight – 71-70, -3, T11 Kristen Gillman – 75-70, +1, T45 Stephanie Meadow – 71-75, +2, T58 Jiwon Jeon – 73-74, +3, cut Lauren Stephenson – 74-74, +4, cut Emma Talley – 76-80, +12, cut