In a Patriots-Giants joint practice session, Mac Jones had arguably his best practice with New England. At one point, he had 18 consecutive completions against the Giant defense, and finished the day 35-for-40 (or 34-for-40) across all sessions. Some outlets are ready to name him as the starter.
Jalen Hurts also had one of his better practice days, reportedly going 13-for-17 with 5 TDs in a joint practice with the New York Jets.
Here are two in-depth profiles of Alex Leatherwood – one from the Raiders team media outlet and the other from The Athletic – that expound upon what makes Leatherwood potentially a great player and leader.
Derrick Henry shares with Sports Illustrated what steps he’s taken in his training regimen to make sure his heavy 2020 workload won’t be a detriment in 2021.
NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah has high expectations for Patrick Surtain II, stating that his upside is similar to All-Pro CB Jalen Ramsey.
Will Carter’s strong stretch of recent outings show that he’s hitting his stride.
After two years of battling elbow problems, Adam Morgan is healthy and one of Chicago’s most dominant relievers. He’s had a lot of time to reflect during his down time.
A day after announcing the hiring of Andrew Steele as assistant basketball coach, Tennessee Tech University has announced that Justin Coleman has been hired as director of basketball operations. Coleman most recently served as a graduate assistant at Arizona, and worked with Thompson High School since the end of the 2021 college basketball season.
Tua Tagovailoa held a media session at Dolphins camp today. He dodged a question on making an Alabama / Miami prediction, and also had some good words about the play of Mac Jones.
Landon Collins spoke with the Washington media today. Among other things, he talked about how good it felt to play in the preseason game this past weekend, as well as how the roster turnover the past couple of seasons was much needed.
JaMychal Green spoke to Denver reporters today regarding his decision to re-sign with the Nuggets. He said he loves the culture in Denver and never intended to sign anyplace else.
Nick Saban is this week’s guest on Mark Ingram’s Truss Levelz podcast.
Spencer Turnbull guested on Fox Sports’ Flippin’ Bats program to discuss Miguel Cabrera as a teammate. Cabrera hit his 500th career home run last week.
Brian Vogler will be this weekend’s guest on Rodney Cooper’s Locker Room Talk with Coop.
Scenes and Highlights
- Robert Foster – cleared waivers and reverted to the Miami Dolphins’ Reserved / Injured list.
- Maurice Smith – released from Tennessee Titans’ Reserved / Injured list with an injury settlement.
- Kyle Kaufman – released by the Ogden Raptors.
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL Paralympics Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Netherlands 68, United States 58. Lindsey Zurbrugg – 40 minutes, 20 points. Bailey Moody – DNP. Abby Bauleke – DNP. Paralympics Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Canada 73, Great Britain 54. Rosalie Lalonde – 23 minutes, 20 points. Arynn Young – 27 minutes, 12 points. Cindy Ouellet – 13 minutes, 3 points. Laurie Williams – 22 minutes, 8 points. Jude Hamer – 14 minutes, 7 points. Joy Haizelden – 16 minutes, 6 points. Paralympics Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Spain 65, South Korea 53. Ignacio Ortega – 1 minute, 5 points. SOCCER Carranza Trophy Athletic Club 1, Atlético de Madrid 0. Merel Van Dongen – no stats; subbed out at 46’. Kansas City 2, Louisville 1. Nealy Martin – DNP. GOLF GPro Tour Cabarrus Championship Rd 2: Wilson Furr – 72-69, -3, cut Met Open Championship Rd 2: Tom Lovelady – 67-69, -4, T3 BASEBALL Chicago Cubs 5, Colorado 2 (Gm 1, F/7). Adam Morgan (S, 1) – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K. Lansing 2, West Michigan 1 (Gm 1, F/7). Cobie Vance (2B) – 0-1, 1 HBP. Kane County 11, Kansas City Monarchs 8 (completion of suspended game). Morgan McCullough (SS) – 1-4, 1 single, 1 BB, 1 run. Kane County 6, Kansas City Monarchs 0 (Gm 2, F/7) Morgan McCullough (SS) – 0-4. Durham 9, Charlotte 2. David Robertson – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K. Missoula 16, Ogden 6. Will Freeman – 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Tri-City 3, Eugene 1. Brett Auerbach (2B-CF) - 0-4. TRACK & FIELD Diamond League – Lausanne Men’s High Jump: Shelby McEwen – 2.27 meters, 2nd