Portious Warren threw a personal best 18.75 meters on her third and final throw to advance to the finals of the women’s shot put in Tokyo.
Dru Love (-12) holds a one stroke lead at the halfway point of the Colorado Open. The standalone professional tournament, which Love won in 2018, is one of the most lucrative non-tour professional events in the country, with a winner’s purse of $100,000.
Erin Routliffe will attempt to win her second WTA doubles title in six days tomorrow, as she advanced to the finals of the LTP Women’s Open in South Carolina.
ArDarius Stewart has made the opening day roster for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and will be the only Alabama player active in the Canadian Football League on opening day.
Expectations for Jerry Jeudy to have a big Year 2 are rising among his Bronco teammates.
Here are the scenes from Joshua Primo and Herb Jones being selected in the NBA Draft last night.
New Orleans Pelicans general manager Trajan Langdon talks about what the team is getting in Herb Jones.
John Petty wasn’t drafted last night, but he will be playing in the summer league with the Detroit Pistons, with a chance to land a two-way contract with the team. Nate Oats sheds some light on a knee injury that affected Petty’s pre-draft workouts.
Dre Kirkpatrick’s 21Kids Foundation teamed with BAM PR & Marketing to host families for Kirkpatrick’s annual back-to-school shopping spree.
Ryan Kelly will be out at least two weeks with a hyperextended elbow.
Tua Tagovailoa and Jaylen Waddle appeared together on NFL Network after practice today. Four clips follow in the tweet thread.
Levi Wallace addressed the Buffalo media, and discussed offseason workouts, as well as the bad taste the team had from the way last season ended.
Spencer Turnbull had his UCL surgery in Birmingham yesterday.
Landon Collins addressed the Washington media after practice today.
Mac Jones made his first media appearance of training camp today. He discussed his relationship with Cam Newton, how he communicates with teammates after plays, and what he’s working on to get better.
Matt Caddell guested on the Stingray Scoop on the CTS Interview Room today.
Sydney Littlejohn Watkins reports that she’s coming out of retirement to pitch in the European Premier Cup in August. Best wishes to Sydney!
Some other scenes from around the NFL, as camps opened today in many locations.
- Kenyan Drake – removed from Active / Non-Football Injury List by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Anthony Averett – removed from Active / Non-Football Injury List by the Baltimore Ravens.
TRACK & FIELD Olympic Athletics Men’s High Jump Qualification Round Shelby McEwen – 2.28 meters, 4th in group; advances to finals. Olympic Athletics Womens’ Shot Put Qualification Round: Portious Warren – 18.75 meters (PB), 9th overall; advances to finals. SWIM & DIVE Olympic Swimming Women’s 200m Backstroke Semifinals Rhyan White - 2:07.28, 3rd overall; advanced to finals. Olympic Swimming Men’s 50m Free Prelims: Kristian Gkolomeev - 21.66 seconds, 1st in heat, 3rd overall; advances to semifinals. Olympic Swimming Women’s 50m Free Prelims: Kalia Antoniou - 25.41 seconds, T-27th overall. Olympic Swimming Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay Prelims: Unites States – 3:55.18, 2nd overall; advances to finals. Rhyan White – 59.19 seconds on backstroke leg. SOCCER Olympics Soccer Quarterfinals: United States 2, Netherlands 2 (USA wins 4-2 on penalty kicks). Merel Van Dongen – DNP. GOLF Olympic Men’s Golf Rd 2 suspended. Justin Thomas – 71-(-1 thru 17), -1, T39. ISPS Handa World Invitational Rd 2: Emma Talley – 67-65, -13, 1st (leads by 3 shots) Kristen Gillman – 72-69, -4, T18 Cheyenne Knight – 71-74, E, T50 ISPS Handa World Invitational Rd 2: Gavin Moynihan – 81-77, +18, cut WAPT Babe Zaharias Open final: Kenzie Wright – 69-75-76-69, +1, T16 Forme Tour Birck Boilermaker Classic Rd 2 completed: Jonathan Hardee – 72-72, E, cut. Colorado Open Rd 2: Dru Love – 64-66, -12, 1st Davis Shore – 68-72, -2, T51 Wilson Furr – 69-72, -1, T58 TENNIS WTA LTP Women’s Open, Doubles Semifinal: 1-seed Erin Routliffe / A Sutjiai defeated 3-seed Gleason / Loeb 6-4, 6-2. UTR Pro Series – Newport Beach Alexey Nesterov lost to Ewen Lumsden 1-6, 7-6, 7-5. BASEBALL Olympic Baseball, Opening Round. United States 8, Israel 1. David Robertson – DNP. Washington 4, Chicago Cubs 3. Adam Morgan – 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR allowed. St. Louis 5, Minnesota 1. Wade LeBlanc (ND) – 5.2 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 2 BB, 3 K. Kansas City Monarchs 5, Chicago Dogs 2. Morgan McCullough (SS) – 1-5, 1 HR (4th), 1 RBI, 1 run. Jacksonville 4, Charlotte 2. Matt Foster – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K. Frisco 5, Corpus Christi 4. Chandler Taylor (RF) – 0-3, 1 BB Lansing 9, Fort Wayne 6. Cobie Vance (SS) – 2-3, 1 triple, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 2 runs. San Antonio 5, Amarillo 5 (F/11). Kyle Overstreet (1B) – 0-3, 2 BB. Grand Juction 17, Missoula 7. William Freeman – 1 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 2 K. Eugene 10, Everett 9. Brett Auerbach (C) - 2-6, 1 HR (8th), 1 single, 1 RBI, 2 runs. Arizona 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 5 (F/10). Jimmy Nelson (L, 1-2) - 0.1 IP, 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K.