Jake Walters announced today that he’ll undergo elbow surgery and will miss the 2022 season. Walters’ surgery is scheduled for next week.
One day after reverting to the Chicago Bears’ practice squad, Damion Square was signed by the Las Vegas Raiders today. Square signed with Cleveland as a free agent in the off-season, but was released in camp. He spent a few days on New Orleans’ roster, but was cut before even practicing with the team. Square eventually was signed to the Chicago practice squad last week, and was elevated to the active roster for Week 1. He played 5 snaps for the Bears Sunday night.
The signings of Dre Kirkpatrick and Carson Tinker, which were reported yesterday, were made official today.
Jerry Jeudy and Raekwon Davis, both of whom were injured in games on Sunday, were placed on Injured Reserve today. They will be out for a minimum of three weeks.
Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith are both nominated for the Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Week for Week 1.
Alexa Guarachi (#12) and Erin Routliffe (#78) both have new career high doubles rankings in the latest WTA rankings.
Henry Ruggs will get his own Adidas shoe as part of the brand’s Superstars series.
Ralph Stokes, who was part of Alabama Football’s 2nd recruiting class to include Black players, has released his memoir, titled One of the First.
Landon Collins was recognized by the NFLPA for various recent efforts, including a backpack giveaway for 300 students at a Washington area school, a literacy program for local 5th graders, a shopping spree for 10 local athletes, and created a reading corner with 100 books at Emery Heights Community Center.
Jaylen Waddle spoke to the media today in Miami (appears at the 1:10 mark).
Josh Jacobs’ post-game presser from last night.
Tyrone Prothro and AC Carter were tonight’s guests on The Bama Standard.
Scenes and Highlights
- Raekwon Davis – placed on the Reserve / Injured list by the Miami Dolphins.
- Jerry Jeudy – placed on the Reserve / Injured list by the Denver Broncos.
- Damion Square – signed by the Las Vegas Raiders off the Chicago Bears’ practice squad.
- Saivion Smith – protected on the practice squad for Week 2 by the Denver Broncos.
TRACK & FIELD Memorial Borisa Hanžekovića (Continental Tour) Men’s 400m Kirani James – 44.46 seconds, 1st TENNIS WTA Luxembourg Open, Doubles Rd of 16: Erin Routliffe / K Zimmermann defeated 4-seed Marozava / Mitu 6-4, 7-5. GOLF GPro Tour Gaston Championship Rd 1: Jonathan Hardee – 65, -5, T6 Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Stage 1 Valdosta Rd 1: Wilson Furr – 68, -4, T2 Davis Shore – 74, +2, T48 BASKETBALL Winner Cup Quarterfinal Hapoel Jerusalem 98, Bnei Herzliya 75. Retin Obasohan – 20 minutes, 17 points (2-4 2pg, 4-6 3pg, 1-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 turnover, 4 fouls Libertadores 94, Abejas 83. Tony Mitchell – 28 minutes, 9 points (2-4 2pg, 1-1 3pg, 2-2 FT), 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 turnovers, 3 fouls. BASEBALL Tampa Bay 2, Toronto 0. David Robertson (H, 2) – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 2 K. St. Lucie 2, Jupiter 1. Sam Praytor (C) – 0-2, 1 BB. Corpus Christi 9, San Antonio 4. Kyle Overstreet (1B) – 2-4, 1 double, 1 single, 1 RBI, 1 run.