Remona Burchell didn’t run in Jamaica’s Women’s 4x100m Relay final today, but she still picks up a gold medal by virtue of being part of the relay team in the preliminary round. Jamaica ran a season-best 41.02 seconds to easily win the gold.
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced tonight that Jimmy Nelson will undergo season-ending surgery to repair his ulnar collateral ligament and right flexor tendon. He’ll miss most of the 2022 season as well.
The Las Vegas Raiders announced the signing of free agent Bo Scarbrough today, where he’ll join former Alabama running backs Josh Jacobs, Kenyan Drake, and B.J. Emmons. Scarbrough played in one game for Seattle last season, and suffered a season-ending injury.
Tom Lovelady and Dru Love combined to win the Sault Ste. Marie Pro Invitational 2-Man Best Ball tournament today. The tournament’s stroke play invitational gets underway next week.
Deonte Brown is doing a rookie diary for the Carolina Panthers’ website. In this installment, he talks about wanting to stand out in camp.
Sam Praytor is the latest Alabama baseball draftee to make his professional debut. Praytor was assigned to the FCL Marlins today, and started in the second game of a doubleheader. He was 1-for-2 at the plate and doubled in his first at-bat.
Jimmy Nelson has landed back on the Injured List with right forearm inflammation. Let’s hope it’s not serious!
Nick King has signed with Orlandina Basket of Italy’s A2 Old Wild West League. He’ll join Tevin Mack as a teammate on the Capo D’Orlando-based team.
Kennedy Winston will guest on “Justin Riley’s Real Conversations,” which will air on Sunday.
George Teague is doing a coaching internship with the Minnesota Vikings during training camp this season.
Kirani James says “thank you” to his native Grenada for its support during the Tokyo Olympics.
Justin Thomas finally gets to meet Nate, the youngster that designed his shoes for the 2020 St. Jude Invitational.
The San Antonio Spurs give us a behind the scenes look at Joshua Primo’s first photoshoot with the team.
Mack Wilson appeared before the Cleveland beat today, and gave the startling revelation that he almost retired after a frustrating 2020 campaign. Wilson has new motivation now, and says he’s in a much better place this season.
The NFL Network was in Raiders’ camp today, and sat down with both Josh Jacobs and Henry Ruggs. Here are both clips.
Najee Harris talks about his performance in his first preseason game, which was last night. Harris played in the first three series of the game, and had seven carries.
Scenes and Highlights
- Nick King – signed with Orlandina Basket of Italy’s Serie A2 Old Wild West league.
- Jimmy Nelson – placed on the 60-Day Injured List by the Los Angeles Dodgers with right elbow inflammation.
- Sam Praytor – assigned to the FCL Marlins of the Florida Complex League.
- Bo Scarbrough – signed by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Matt Foster – optioned to the Charlotte Knights of the Triple-A East League by the Chicago White Sox.
TRACK & FIELD Olympics Athletics Men’s 4x400m Relay Prelims Trinidad & Tobago – 2:58.60 (SB), 3rd in heat; advances to finals Jereem Richards – ran 2nd leg Olympics Athletics Women’s 4x100m Relay Finals Jamaica – 41.02 seconds, 1st Remona Burchell – did not participate GOLF Olympics Women’s Golf Rd 3: Stephanie Meadow - 72-66-68, -7, T10 WGC St Jude Invitational Rd 2: Justin Thomas – 67-67, -6, T13 Hero Open Rd 2 suspended: Gavin Moynihan – 70-73, -1, T60 Barracuda Championship Rd 2: Michael Thompson – 17 pts (12, 5), T17 Lee Hodges –16 pts (3, 13), T22 Robby Shelton – 12 pts (7, 5), T45 Davis Riley – 9 pts (-2, 11), cut Firekeepers Casino Hotel Championship Rd 1 suspended: Janie Jackson – 69, -3, T16 Mia Landegren – 73, +1, T81 Lakareber Abe – 77, +5, T137 BASKETBALL Salt Lake City Summer League Memphis 82, San Antonio 77. Joshua Primo – 31 minutes, 17 points (5-9 2pg, 2-8 3pg, 1-2 FT), 1 rebound, 3 assists, 2 blocks, 3 turnovers, 3 fouls. BASEBALL FCL Marlins 3, FCL Cardinals 1 (F/7). Sam Praytor (C) – 1-2, 1 double; subbed out in T-6th Gwinnett 4, Charlotte 3 (F/11). Thomas Burrows – 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K. Will Carter (L, 1-2) – 0.2 IP, 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Lansing 5, Lake County 3. Cobie Vance (3B-LF) – 0-5. Lynchburg 8, Salem 4. Casey Cobb – 2.1 IP, 2 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR allowed. Corpus Christi 9, San Antonio 2. Chandler Taylor (RF) – 0-4, 1 BB. Kyle Overstreet (1B) – 0-2, 2 BB. ACL Royals Blue 2, ACL Athletics 0. Mikey White (DH) – 0-3. Kansas City Monarchs 16, Cleburne 12. Morgan McCullough (SS) – 2-5, 1 HR (7th), 1 single, 1 RBI, 2 runs. Idaho Falls 12, Ogden 8. Kyle Kaufman (C) – 0-1; left game after batting in 2nd inning.