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Daily Recap – August 21, 2021

News

Alabama thrower Isaac Odugbesan took part in a WWE open tryout in Las Vegas this week, and has been signed by the wrestling organization to a developmental contract. We’ll provide further details as they become available.

Nealy Martin and Racing Louisville won the Women’s Cup tonight in a tight battle against FC Bayern Munich. Martin, seeing her first action in the last four matches, made a successful penalty kick in the 10th frame of the penalty kick tiebreaker, which Louisville would win 7-6 in 11 frames.

Sydney Littlejohn Watkins wrapped up her stint in Italy, as her team, Roef, came away with a bronze medal at the European Premier Cup. Littlejohn finished with a 1.24 ERA in 28.1 IP, striking out 37 while walking only one batter.

Justin Thomas stayed in contention at The Northern Trust, finishing Round 3 at -14, 2 shots back of the co-leaders. Here are his highlights:

Tua Tagovailoa turned in a very productive half of work tonight, going 16-for-23 for 187 yards and a touchdown. Jaylen Waddle injured his knee when a defender rolled into him away from the ball, but he returned after a trip to the locker room. In the same game AJ McCarron suffered a knee injury and did not return.

Josh Jacobs will trade pads and helmet for a coaching headset tonight, as he and several other veterans will help the coaching staff instead of suiting up tonight. Jacobs assesses Alex Leatherwood’s camp performance, among others.

Jedrick Wills expects to be “a lot better” at left tackle in Year 2 in the league.

Media Appearances

Tua Tagovailoa addressed the media after tonight’s game.

LeRon McClain’s new podcast, I Formation Podcast, debuted today on YouTube and other media outlets.

Scenes and Highlights

Transactions

  • Bola Olaniyan – signed by Zornotza Saskibaloi of Spain’s LEB Plata league.

Game Results

GOLF

D+D Real Czech Masters Rd 3:
Gavin Moynihan โ€“ 71-72-79, +6, T71

AIG Womenโ€™s Open Rd 3:
Lauren Stephenson โ€“ 71-73-74, +2, T53

Northern Trust Rd 3:
Justin Thomas โ€“ 63-69-67, -14, T4

Boise Open Rd 3:
Trey Mullinax โ€“ 67-66-68, -12, T12
Davis Riley โ€“ 66-72-67, -8, T40

Boeing Classic Rd 2:
Dicky Pride โ€“ 75-72, +3, T61

LPGA/Symetra Q School Stage 1 Rd 3:
Polly Mack (a) โ€“ 72-67-72, -5, T18
Kenzie Wright โ€“ 72-74-67, -3, T25
Lakereber Abe โ€“ 71-73-70, -2, T37
Mia Landegren โ€“ 73-74-69, E, T64


SOCCER

UEFA Women's Champions League, Prelim Phase
Arsenal 3, PSV Eindhoven 1.
Maruschka Waldus โ€“ no stats; played full match.

Womenโ€™s Cup final
Racing Louisville 2, Bayern Munich 2.
Louisville wins 7-6 on penalty kicks.
Nealy Martin โ€“ played full match; 1 PK goal (teamโ€™s 10th attempt)

OL Reign 3, NY/NJ Gotham 2. 
Celia Jimรฉnez Delgado โ€“ DNP.


BASEBALL

Charlotte 7, Norfolk 5.
Matt Foster โ€“ 1.2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HR allowed.

Kansas City 4, Chicago Cubs 2.
Adam Morgan โ€“ 1 IP, 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K.

Great Lakes 12, Lansing 5.
Cobie Vance (LF) โ€“ 2-4, 1 triple, 1 single, 1 RBI, 1 run. 

Jupiter 6, Lakeland 3.
Sam Praytor (C) โ€“ 1-3, 1 single, 1 BB.

Grand Junction 9, Ogden 7 (Gm 1, F/7).
Kyle Kaufman (C) โ€“ 0-2, 1 HBP.

Eugene 3, Everett 1 (Gm 1, F/7).
Brett Auerbach (2B) โ€“ 2-4, 1 HR (14th), 1 single, 1 RBI, 1 SB, 2 runs.



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