Joshua Primo, the youngest player in the NBA Draft was selected with the 12th overall pick by the San Antonio Spurs. Primo becomes the 3rd lottery pick in four years from Alabama, joining Collin Sexton (2018 draft) and Kira Lewis (2020 draft). Primo also becomes the 6th highest-drafted player in Alabama Basketball history.
Herb Jones was selected by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 5th pick of the second round of the NBA Draft (35th pick overall). Jones will re-unite with Kira Lewis in New Orleans.
Jerry Jeudy addressed the Denver media today, and discussed what he worked on during the offseason.
Derrick Henry made his first media appearance of Titans camp, and talked about what to expect in Year 6.
Shelby McEwen and Rhyan White both advanced to the finals of their respective events tonight at the Olympics. McEwen was 4th in his flight in the Men’s High Jump with a jump of 2.28 meters. White swam 2:07.28 in the semifinals of the Women’s 200m Backstroke to be seeded third in the finals.
Alex Reese has signed with Hübner Nyíregyháza of Hungary’s A Division for the upcoming 2021-22 season.
D.J. Fluker was placed on Injured Reserve today as a result of recent surgery to repair meniscus damage in his knee. He’ll be released with an injury settlement once he is healthy enough to resume playing.
Morgan McCullough extended his hitting streak to 9 games with another multi-hit game tonight. McCullough is 17-for-33 with 8 walks over the 9-game stretch.
Former Alabama Gymnastics All-American Gina Logan Quinlan is returning to campus as an assistant coach on Dana Duckworth’s staff. Quinlan has been involved in club gymnastics in the Dallas area prior to the hire.
Dre Kirkpatrick will reportedly work out for the San Francisco 49ers tomorrow.
The State of Wisconsin has officially named a bridge in Green Bay in honor of Bart Starr.
Ryan Kelly left Colts practice today with an elbow injury.
Some other scenes from around the NFL, as camps opened today in many locations.
- Joshua Primo – drafted by the San Antonio Spurs with the 12th pick in the NBA Draft.
- Herb Jones – drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 35th pick in the NBA Draft.
- Donta Hall – signed with AS Monaco of France’s Jeep Elite ProA League for the 2021-22 season.
- Alex Reese – signed with Hübner Nyíregyháza of Hungary’s Division A for the 2021-22 season.
- D.J. Fluker – placed on the Injured Reserve by the Miami Dolphins.
- B.J. Emmons – signed as a free agent by the Las Vegas Raiders.
SWIM & DIVE Olympic Swimming Women’s 4x200m Free Relay Finals Germany – 7:53.89, 6th overall; advances to finals Leonie Kullmann – 1:59.19 on 2nd leg Olympic Swimming Men’s 100m Butterfly Prelims: Abbas Qali - 53.62 seconds, 48th overall. Olympic Swimming Women’s 200m Backstroke Prelims Rhyan White - 2:08.23, 1st in heat, 2nd overall; advanced to semifinals. GOLF Olympic Men’s Golf Rd 1: Justin Thomas – 71, E, T41 ISPS Handa World Invitational Rd 1: Emma Talley – 67, -6, 4th Cheyenne Knight – 71, -2, T19 Kristen Gillman – 72, -1, T37 ISPS Handa World Invitational Rd 1: Gavin Moynihan – 81, +11, 142nd WAPT Babe Zaharias Open Rd 3: Kenzie Wright – 69-75-76, +4, T23 Forme Tour Birck Boilermaker Classic Rd 2 suspended: Jonathan Hardee – 72-72, E, T78. Colorado Open Rd 1: Dru Love – 64, -7, T1 Davis Shore – 68, -3, T23 Wilson Furr – 69, -2, T38 BASEBALL Salem 11, Kannapolis 4. Casey Cobb (S, 3) – 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K. Lansing 6, Fort Wayne 3. Cobie Vance (3B) – 3-4, 1 double, 2 singles, 1 BB, 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 error. Corpus Christi 5, Frisco 4. Chandler Taylor (RF) – 0-4. San Antonio 10, Amarillo 3. Kyle Overstreet (1B) – 2-5, 2 singles, 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 error. Kansas City Monarch 10, Houston Apollos 6. Morgan McCullough (SS) – 2-4, 2 singles, 1 BB, 1 SB, 2 runs, 1 error. Eugene 11, Everett 9. Brett Auerbach (PH-RF) - 0-0, 1 BB, 2 SB, 1 run. TENNIS WTA LTP Women’s Open, Doubles Quarterfinal: 1-seed Erin Routliffe / A Sutjiai defeated Han / Plipuech 6-1, 6-4.