To no one’s surprise, Evan Neal announced his intentions to enter the 2022 NFL draft. With there not being a high profile quarterback in this year’s draft, Neal is a lock to be a Top 5 pick, if not the top overall pick.
Jameson Williams also made his intentions of entering the NFL draft known. Williams won’t be able to do any workouts, but is still expected to be a first-round pick.
In advance of Jalen Hurts’ first playoff appearance, ESPN’s Tim McManus takes a look at what makes Hurts tick.
Pro Football Focus released its 2021 All-Rookie Team today. Alabama players dominated, with Christian Barmore, Najee Harris, Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith, Patrick Surtain II, and Jaylen Waddle all recognized.
Braxton Key scored a career-best 30 points, along with 13 rebounds and 4 assists, in his return to the G League tonight. Delaware won 111-107 over Maine.
We reported last week that Chandler Taylor had been placed on the voluntarily retired list by the Houston organization. Taylor confirms his retirement in an Instagram post today:
Links to press conferences:
Herbert Jones was interviewed at the New Orleans Pelicans’ shootaround this morning, as well as after tonight’s win.
Damien Harris had his weekly appearance on WEEI’s Gresh & Keefe program to discuss this weekend’s playoff game.
Wild Card Round Injury Reports
Game Status Report – Saturday Games
- Questionable – Christian Barmore (knee), Damien Harris (hamstring), Dont’a Hightower (knee)
- Doubtful – N/A
- Out – N/A
Thursday Practice Report – All Games
- Did Not Practice – Najee Harris (elbow).
- Limited Participation – Christian Barmore (knee), Damien Harris (hamstring), Dont’a Hightower (knee), Josh Jacobs (ribs).
- Full Participation – Landon Dickerson (thumb), Jalen Hurts (ankle).
TENNIS WTA Sydney Tennis Classic, Doubles Quarterfinal: 4-seed Alexa Guarachi / N Melichar-Martinez lost to Heisen / Udvardy 7-6 (9-7), 3-6, 1-0 (10-4) WTA Adelaide International 2, Doubles Semifinal: Erin Routliffe / A Rosolska lost to 3-seed Hozumi / Ninomiya 6-3, 6-7 (6-8), 1-0 (10-8) BASKETBALL EuroLeague Group Play: Monaco 83, Munich 78. Donta Hall – 4 minutes, 0 points (0-1 FG), 1 rebound. Delaware 111, Maine 107. Braxton Key – 36 minutes, 30 points (7-21 2pg, 4-8 3pg, 3-4 FT), 13 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 2 turnovers, 2 fouls. New Orleans 113, Los Angeles Clippers 89. Herbert Jones – 32 minutes, 14 points (3-3 2pg, 2-3 3pg, 2-2 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 1 turnover, 2 fouls, +29. Denver 140, Portland 108. JaMychal Green – DNP (personal) GOLF Sony Open Rd 1: Michael Thompson – 63, -7, T4 Davis Riley – 65, -5, T16 Trey Mullinax – 67, -3, T40 Lee Hodges – 69, -1, T81