Both Germany and Canada finalized wheelchair basketball rosters today in advance of the Tokyo Paralympics, and Alabama is well represented on both countries’ rosters. Catharina Weiss, Kate Lang, and Barbara Gross are included on Germany’s women’s team. For Canada, Rosalie Lalonde, Cindy Ouellet, and Arinn Young will play for the women’s team, while Bo Hedges makes a 4th Paralympic appearance on the men’s team.
Sara Revuelta, who is a member of Spain’s women’s wheelchair basketball team, was honored by the town of Tres Cantos today.
Tom Lovelady shot a 62 at the 3M Open Monday qualifier, which was good for 2nd place, and gets him into this week’s tournament. This is Lovelady’s second successful Monday qualifying effort this year. He also Monday Q’ed for the AT&T Byron Nelson back in May.
Tyler Ras signed a pro contract with the Colorado Rockies today. MLB Pipeline reports that the signing bonus for the 14th rounder is $125,000.
Mike McGraw has a great interview with Trey Mullinax on his Better Than I Found It podcast.
After the conclusion of his basketball camp last weekend, Richard Hendrix sat down with WZDX Sports Director Mo Carter for an interview on a wide variety of subjects.
Yahoo’s Dolphins preview takes a deep dive into Tua Tagovailoa’s projected improvement.
Jeff Goodman of Stadium is reporting that Cal State Northridge is leaning towards dismissing Mark Gottfried for NCAA violations. Gottfried and his staff has been on administrative leave this summer pending an internal investigation.
Da’Shawn Hand is today’s subject on Pride of Detroit’s roster preview.
Hoops Wire has the latest in the Collin Sexton trade rumors, with some teams having a hesitancy about meeting the Cavs’ price, and the Denver Nuggets mentioned has a potential suitor.
Johnny Dwight was released by the Ottawa RedBlacks tonight, as CFL teams had to reduce rosters to 75 players tonight.
Alabama Football’s oldest living letterman, Bill Cadenhead, has died at the age of 96.
- Matt Foster – recalled by the Chicago White Sox for extra roster spot for today’s doubleheader; reverts to Charlotte Knights after the games.
- Tyler Ras – signed by the Colorado Rockies.
- Johnny Dwight – released by the Ottawa RedBlacks of the Canadian Football League.
GOLF 3M Open Monday Qualifier: Tom Lovelady – 62, -9, 2nd (qualifies for tournament) BASEBALL Chicago White Sox 5, Minnesota 3 (Gm 2, F/7). Matt Foster – 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR allowed. US Olympic Team 1, Collegiate National Team 0. David Robertson (S) – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 2 K. TENNIS UTR Pro Series – Newport Beach Alexey Nesterov lost to Tristan Boyer 6-3, 6-4.