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Daily Recap – April 30, 2021

NFL Draft Round 2

Alabama players were selected in the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft as follows:

  • 37. Landon Dickerson – Philadelphia Eagles
  • 38. Christian Barmore – New England Patriots

Additionally, former Alabama defensive back Aaron Robinson, who transferred to Central Florida after his freshman season, was selected by the New York Giants in the 3rd round with the 71st overall pick.

Please see our separate feature post on Night 2 of the NFL Draft.

News

Patrick Surtain II was introduced to the Denver media today.

Cam Newton is still the presumed starter in New England, but it’s just a matter of time before it’s Mac Jones’ show.

New England has a “Get to Know” piece on Mac Jones.

Najee Harris is the first running back that Pittsburgh has drafted in the first round in 13 years. Here’s why he’s a perfect fit for the Steelers.

Raiders brass see a starting right tackle in Alex Leatherwood.

The Philadelphia Inquirer brings Eagles fans what they need to know about DeVonta Smith.

Here’s a look at how the Eagles’ collective brass fell in love with DeVonta Smith.

The drafting of DeVonta Smith is a sign that the Eagles are going to build around Jalen Hurts, and not over him.

DeVonta Smith and Jalen Hurts get reacquainted in Philadelphia!

The Atlanta Falcons have signed AJ McCarron to a one-year contract. McCarron will serve as the back-up to Matt Ryan.

With minor league baseball set to resume on Tuesday, major league organizations have stated releasing opening day rosters. Included in announcements today were Chandler Taylor (AA Corpus Christi), Tyler Gentry (High-A Quad Cities), and Adam Morgan (AAA Iowa City).

Collin Sexton returned to the Cavaliers’ lineup tonight, after having missed 3 games with concussion symptoms.

Donta Hall had a career high 11 rebounds for Orlando.

Daniel Haugh reached another new personal best in the men’s hammer throw, and in the process met the Olympic qualifying standard.

A homecoming of sorts for Jimmy Nelson, who pitched tonight in Milwaukee for the first time since the end of the 2019 season.

The Czech Republic’s NBL has named Retin Obasohan as its defensive player of the year.

Tyler Hitchner and partner Will Morrison took medalist honors for the stroke play portion of the Alabama Golf Association Four Ball Championship today. Match play begins on Saturday. Here’s an interview with the medalists.

Transactions

  • AJ McCarron – signed to a one-year contract by the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Chandler Taylor – assigned to the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Double-A Central League.
  • Tyler Gentry – assigned to the Quad Cities River Bandits of the High-A Central League.
  • Adam Morgan – assigned to the Iowa Cubs of the Triple-A East League.

Game Results

GOLF

HSBC Women’s World Championship Rd 2:
Cheyenne Knight – 70-74, E, T41
Kristen Gillman  - 74-75, +5, T66

Cape Town Open Rd 2:
Gavin Moynihan – 70-74, E, T54

Valspar Championship Rd 2:
Justin Thomas – 69-71, -2, T41
Robby Shelton – 74-69, +1, cut

Huntsville Championship Rd 2:
Davis Riley – 68-66, -6, T6
Lee Hodges – 69-69, -2, T41
Trey Mullinax – 73-74, +7, cut

Garden City Charity Classic Rd 1:
Mia Landegren – 73, +1, T45
Janie Jackson – 74, +2, T60
Lakareber Abe – 77, +5, T116


BASKETBALL

Bonn 85, Fraport 73.
Michael Kessens (FRA) – DNP.

Boulogne-Levallois 77, ChΓ’lons-Reims 71.
Jimmie Taylor (C-R) – 5 minutes, 0 points (0-2 FG), 2 rebounds, 1 turnover, 0 fouls.

Washington 122, Cleveland 93.
Collin Sexton – 32 minutes, 22 points (6-13 2pg, 1-6 3pg, 7-7 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 8 turnovers, 0 fouls.

Memphis 92, Orlando 75.
Donta Hall – 17 minutes, 2 points (1-3 FG, 0-1 FT), 11 rebounds, 1 assist, 0 turnovers, 1 foul.


TENNIS

ITF Charlottesville 60K, Women’s Doubles Semifinal:
Erin Routliffe / A Sutjiadi defeated Baptiste / Osulgwe 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-2).


BASEBALL

Washington 2, Miami 1 (F/10).
Alex Avila (C) – 0-3.

Milwaukee 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 1.
Jimmy Nelson – 0.2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K.

Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 3.
Matt Foster – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 2 K.


TRACK & FIELD

North Florida Invitational
Men’s Hammer Throw:
Daniel Haugh – 78.05 meters, 1st (new personal best)


WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL

IWBF Europe Champions Cup:
RSV Lahn-Dill 61, Gran Canaria 59.
Michael AuPrince (RSV) – 12 minutes, 4 points (2-6 FG), 3 rebounds, 1 foul.
Catharina Weiß (RSV) – 9 minutes, 0 points (0-0 FG), 1 foul.

IWBF Europe Champions Cup:
CD Ilunion 81, GSD Porto Torres 45.
Sara Revuelta (CDI) – 11 minutes, 0 points (0-0 FG), 1 turnover.






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