Around the time we posted last night, news broke that Dalvin Tomlinson agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings, after four seasons with the New York Giants. The deal is a 2-year deal valued at $22 million, with at $15 million signing bonus. Tomlinson is expected to shore up a noted weak spot in Minnesota’s 2020 defense, stopping the run.
DeVonta Smith has switch agencies for contract representation. He’s going with Klutch Sports and will be represented by Kelton Crenshaw. ISE Sports had previously been announced as Smith’s agency.
Derrick Henry has presented his offensive lineman with diamond-encrusted gold medallions to commemorate Henry’s 2,000 yard rushing season.
Justin Thomas was interviewed on CNBC’s The Exchange today. Here’s an excerpt (full video at link).
The New Zealand Breakers officially announced the signing of Levi Randolph today.
Robert Horry announced today that he’ll be finishing his degree and participating in May commencement ceremonies. Congratulations to Bob!
George Teague’s guest on the Teague’s Take Podcast this week is his former teammate Derrick Oden.
The Bama Standard’s guests tonight were Tyrone King, Jr., Chris Rogers, and Ali Sharrief.
Haylie McCleney is working as part of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation’s efforts to distribute new gear to baseball and softball teams at select locations around the country. McCleney is doing a virtual call with the teams as they receive the new gear.
Alabama Adapted Athletics alumna Sara Revuelta recently completed her first basketball camp for girls and young women wanting to learn wheelchair basketball.
SOFTBALL Team USA 4, University of Florida 0. Haylie McCleney (CF) – 0-3, 1 BB, 1 run. BASKETBALL Miami 113, Cleveland 98. Collin Sexton – 33 minutes, 21 points (5-9 2pg, 2-8 3pg, 5-6 FT), 1 rebound, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 5 fouls. Portland 125, New Orleans 124. Kira Lewis - 9 minutes, 0 points (0-0 FG), 2 assists, 1 steal, 0 turnovers, 1 foul. Ramat Hasharon 94, Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan 71. Ricky Tarrant (MIRG) - 10 minutes, 1 point (0-1 FG, 1-2 FT), 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 2 fouls.