Mekhi Brown and Bradley Sylve were drafted in tonight’s USFL draft. Brown was drafted by the Tampa Bay Bandits in the second round (which was designated for defensive end / edge rushers), while Sylve was drafted by the Philadelphia Stars in the 11th round (designated for cornerbacks). One-time Alabama signee Charles Baldwin, who was dismissed before he played in a game, was drafted in the seventh round by the Pittsburgh Maulers.
Erin Routliffe advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar TotalEnergies Open with a three-set win over the tournament’s 7-seeds. Alexa Guarachi, seeded 5th in the doubles draw, lost her round of 16 match today in three sets.
Erin Routliffe interviewed by New Zealand media following today’s match.
Scenes and Highlights
- Mekhi Brown – drafted in the second round of the USFL draft by the Tampa Bay Bandits.
- Bradley Sylve – drafted in the eleventh round of the USFL draft by the Philadelphia Stars.
- Damion Square – practice squad contract with the Cincinnati Bengals expired.
- Carson Tinker – practice squad contract with the Los Angeles Rams expired.
TENNIS Qatar TotalEnergies Open, Doubles Rd of 16: 5-seed Alexa Guarachi / N Melichar-Martinez lost to Flipkens / Van Uytvanck 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9). Qatar TotalEnergies Open, Doubles Rd of 16: Erin Routliffe / A Rosolska defeated 7-seed Krawczyk / Perez 1-6, 7-6, 1-0 (10-6). BASKETBALL EuroLeague Group Play: Monaco 79, Kazan 76. Donta Hall – 20 minutes, 10 points (5-7 FG), 7 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 blocks, 1 turnover. SOCCER Tournoi de France France 3, Netherlands 1. Merel Van Dongen – no stats; subbed out at 76’. GOLF GPro Tour Daytona Open Rd 1: Jonathan Hardee – 68, -4, T5 Wilson Furr – 70, -2, T23