In a bit of a surprise move, the Jacksonville Jaguars placed a franchise tag on pending free agent Cam Robinson in advance of today’s deadline, thereby taking the starting left tackle off the free agent market. Robinson will either play the 2021 season for the tag amount of $13,754,000, or he and the Jags will work out a long-term deal prior to camp this summer.
The Atlanta Falcons released James Carpenter today in a move that saves the team approximately $4 million against its 2021 salary cap. Carpenter started 13 games for the Falcons in 2020, which was his 10th season in the NFL.
Brittney Ezell has been let go as the head women’s basketball coach at East Tennessee State. Ezell has been at ETSU for 8 seasons and compiled a 105-132 record over that span. The 2020-2021 team finished 4-16.
Spencer Turnbull and Jimmy Nelson both made successful starts in exhibition action today. Turnbull went 3 innings, giving up 2 earned runs and 2 strikeouts. Biggest takeaway for Turnbull was that he had first-pitch strikes to 8 of 11 batters. Nelson worked 2 perfect innings with 3 strikeouts. Nelson proclaims that he’s ready for any role with the Dodgers, as long as he’s healthy. Here are Turnbull’s comments after the game and some filth from Nelson:
Retin Obasohan and ERA Nymburk won its 2nd game of the Champions League 6-game Round of 16 round-robin over Dinamo Sassari today, 90-89. Nymburk scored the winning basket with 1.4 seconds left off of an Obasohan inbound pass.
This week’s UNF Collegiate, hosted by North Florida University, included a whopping four teams that are coached by Alabama Women’s Golf alumnae, and they all got together for a photo today. Pictured are (L-R): Michele Drinkard (Mercer), Kathryn Cusak Dougan (Jacksonville), Janet Carl (Cincinnati), and Velvet Milkman (Murray State).
Bob Baumhower talks about how his family of restaurants weathered and survived the pandemic.
Jalen Hurts appears on this week’s Adam Schefter Podcast.
Braxton Key scored 21 points off the bench for the Delaware Blue Coats, who advanced to the G League finals with a 127-120 win over Raptors 905.
Rick Burgess of the Rick and Bubba Show remembers Bill Searcey.
Jared Mayden made a visit to his old elementary school in Garland, Texas today.
Bradley and Nikki Bozeman co-sponsored their bi-weekly food distribution drive in Baltimore today. The couple also made an appearance on Glenn Clark Radio this morning.
- Cam Robinson – received a franchise tag from the Jacksonville Jaguars.
- James Carpenter – released by the Atlanta Falcons.
TENNIS ITF Indore 15K, Doubles Rd of 16: 1-seed Saketh Myneni / NVS Prashanth lost to Bocchi / Catani 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (11-9). SOFTBALL Team USA 7, Team Mexico 0 (F/6). Haylie McCleney (CF) – 1-2, 1 triple, 1 run. BASKETBALL Champions League Rd of 16: Nymburk 90, Sassari 89. Retin Obasohan (NYM) – 28 minutes, 9 points (4-9 2pg, 0-3 3pg, 1-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 turnovers, 1 foul. Vilpas 95, Helsinki 89. Corban Collins (HEL) – 20 minutes, 11 points (3-4 2pg, 1-3 3pg, 2-2 FT), 1 rebound, 3 assist, 2 turnovers, 1 foul. Maccabi Ashdod 98, Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan 92. Ricky Tarrant (MIRG) – 37 minutes, 25 points (6-10 2pg, 2-7 3pg, 7-8 FT), 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls. Delaware 127, Raptors-905 100. Braxton Key (DEL) – 18 minutes, 21 points (2-2 2pg, 5-6 3pg, 1-1 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 4 fouls. GOLF Mackenzie Tour Q School USA East 3 Rd 1: Jonathan Hardee – 72, E, T20 Wilson Furr – 74, +2, T45 Davis Shore – 75, +3, T53 Cactus Tour Apache Creek Rd 2: Lakareber Abe – 74-74, +4, T9 Outlaw Tour Moon Valley Classic Rd 2: Joshua Sedeno – 71-73, E, T35