Multiple sources reports that the Las Vegas Raiders will be signing Kenyan Drake to a 2-year, $11 million contract which, with incentives, could be worth $14.5 million. The agreement was confirmed by Drake’s agency. The move would seemingly relieve Josh Jacobs of some of his heavy workload over the past two seasons.
Dalvin Tomlinson officially signed with the Minnesota Vikings today, and met with the media for the first time.
The Cincinnati Bengals officially announced the re-signing of Tony Brown, as did the Miami Dolphins with Robert Foster.
Whoop published an article that captured some of Justin Thomas’ heart rate data during the Players Championship last weekend. JT’s heart rate on his 18th tee shot Sunday, which straddled the water for about 65 yards, caught a lot of attention.
Part 2 of the Pitching Ninja’s interview with Jimmy Nelson was posted on YouTube, with Nelson spending 15 minutes demonstrating his various pitching grips.
FoxSports New Orleans has an extended feature on Kira Lewis and his rookie season progress.
Eryk Anders appeared on the MMA Republic podcast to discuss his fight from last weekend that was declared a no contest.
Trevor Releford and Levi Randolph appeared on this week’s Bama Brawl podcast.
In more Levi Randolph news, here is the transcript to the AMA that Randolph did yesterday at the r/rolltide subreddit. Randolph gave a lot of thoughtful answers, so it’s definitely worth your read.
Gavin Moynihan makes his first European Tour appearance this week in Kenya. He also appears on this week’s Irish Golfer podcast to discuss 2021 being a new beginning for him.
Ituano Basquete of Brazil announced today that Alana Gonçalo Da Silva will be returning to the team as soon as her 2020-21 season with Melilla La Salle in Spain concludes. Da Silva signed with Ituano Basquete last season and played in one game before the global pandemic ended the league’s season.
- Tony Brown – re-signed by the Cincinnati Bengals (officially announced today)
- Robert Foster – signed by the Miami Dolphins (officially announced today)
- Dalvin Tomlinson – signed by the Minnesota Vikings (officially announced today)
- Alana Gonçalo Da Silva – re-signed by Ituano Basquete of Brazil.
BASKETBALL Helsinki 105, Kobrat 88. Corban Collins (HEL) – 23 minutes, 15 points (0-1 2pg, 5-9 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 2 fouls. Châlons-Reims 88, Le Portel 82. Jimmie Taylor (C-R) – 27 minutes, 5 points (2-2 FG, 1-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 5 fouls. Olimpico 80, Peñarol 72. Tony Mitchell (PEN) – 35 minutes, 16 points (1-4 2pg, 4-10 3pg, 2-4 FT), 7 rebounds, 1 turnover, 1 foul. Portland 125, New Orleans 124. Kira Lewis - 9 minutes, 0 points (0-0 FG), 2 assists, 1 steal, 0 turnovers, 1 foul. GOLF Magical Kenya Open Rd 1: Gavin Moynihan – 77, +6, T150 Honda Classic Rd 1: Michael Thompson – 71, +1, T63 Robby Shelton – 74, +4, T101 Chitimacha Louisiana Open Rd 1: Trey Mullinax – 69, -2, T8 Lee Hodges – 72, +1, T49 Davis Riley – 73, +2, T72 Arizona Women’s Golf Classic Rd 1: Janie Jackson – 74, +2, T76 Lakareber Ave – 75, +3, T90 TRACK & FIELD Boost Treadmills Indoor 5000m Emmanuel Bor – 13:11.10, 2nd