The Boston Globe did an excellent feature on Dont’a Hightower. In it Hightower discusses his decision to opt out of the 2020 season, how the first year of fatherhood has changed him, and how he stayed in shape during the 2020 season, both physically and mentally.
The Korn Ferry Tour did a video tribute to Lee Hodges and his wife Savannah, who were married last weekend. The Hodges are honeymooning at the KFT event in Maine this week, and Savannah is even carrying a tour camera around to provide content. On the golf side, Hodges is T3rd after 2 rounds.
Shelby McEwen (Men’s High Jump) and Tamara Clark (Women’s 200m) advanced to the finals of their events at the USA Track & Field Olympic Trials. Remona Burchell (Women’s 100m) also reached the finals at the Jamaica National Championships.
Eryk Anders did an interview with MMA Fighting in which he indicated who he’d like to fight next.
Peyton Wilson, who’s currently participating in the first-ever Major League Baseball Combine in Cary, North Carolina, was singled out by MLB Network’s Harold Reynolds for his versatility, particularly his ability to catch.
With a couple of reports surfacing yesterday that the Cleveland Cavaliers might be offering Collin Sexton in a trade, Spencer Davies of Basketball News cautions that the Cavs shouldn’t rush things with Sexton.
Bo Scarbrough visits with the Tuscaloosa News to explain his reasons for putting on a football camp this summer. He also discloses that Christion Jones will help him run the camp.
Rudy Griffin is moving to Georgia to become the defensive line coach at traditional powerhouse Lowndes High School.
Xavier McKinney had some things to say about the Philadelphia Eagles tanking its final regular season game last season.
Jaylen Waddle were among the Dolphins that provided water and supplies to the disaster scene where the condominium building collapsed in Miami Beach.
- Ar’mond Davis – signed with Aris Leeuwarden of the Dutch Basketball League for the 2021-22 season..
TENNIS WTA Bad Homburg Open, Doubles Quarterfinal: Erin Routliffe / K Zimmerman lost to 3-seed Blinkova / Rus 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 1-0 (11-9). GOLF Open de Bretagne Rd 2: Gavin Moynihan – 72-68, E, T53 Czech Ladies Open Rd 1 suspended. Camilla Lennarth: +1 thru 13, T75 WAPT Bella Vista Charity Classic Rd 3: Kenzie Wright – 73-72-65, -6, 2nd Bridgestone Senior Players Championship Rd 2: Dicky Pride – 70-74, +4, T19 Travelers Championship Rd 2: Robby Shelton – 73-64, -3, T48 Michael Thompson – 72-70, +2, cut Live and Work in Maine Open Rd 2: Lee Hodges – 67-66, -9, T3 Trey Mullinax – 72-67, -3, T38 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Rd 2: Janie Jackson – 76-68, E, T43 Lauren Stephenson – 77-68, +1, T49 Stephanie Meadow – 78-69, +3, cut Kristen Gillman – 76-72, +4, cut Cheyenne Knight – 75-73, +4, cut Jiwon Jeon – 78-74, +8, cut Prasco Charity Championship Rd 1: Lakareber Abe – 75, +3, T79 Mia Landegren – 82, +10, 140th TRACK & FIELD USATF Olympic Trials Men’s 110m Hurdles Rd 1: Robert Dunning – DNS USATF Olympic Trials Men’s High Jump Rd 1: Shelby McEwen – 2.19 meters, T1; advances to finals. USATF Olympic Trials Women’s 200m Semifinal: Tamara Clark – 22.35 seconds, 3rd in heat; advances to finals. Jamaica AAA Senior Championships Women’s 100m Semifinals: Remona Burchell – 11.15 seconds, 4rd in heat, 7th overall; advances to finals. Jamaica AAA Senior Championships Women’s 100m Finals: Remona Burchell – 11.15 seconds, 5th. BASEBALL Lansing 5, Cedar Rapids 2. Cobie Vance (2B) – 1-4, 1 run. Nashville 5, Charlotte 4 (F/10). Will Carter – 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Iowa 4, Omaha 3. Adam Morgan – 1.1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Frisco 6, San Antonio 5. Kyle Overstreet (DH) – 2-3, 2 singles, 1 BB, 1 run. Seattle 9, Chicago White Sox 3. Matt Foster – 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K. Beloit 6, Quad Cities 5 (F/10). Tyler Gentry (RF) – 1-3, 1 single, 2 BB, 1 RBI, 1 SB. San Jose 8, Rancho Cucamonga 2. Brett Auerbach (C) – 3-4, 3 singles, 1 HBP, 1 SB, 1 run. Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Chicago Cubs 2. Jimmy Nelson (H, 5) - 0.1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K.