Krystal Rivers and Allianz MTV Stuttgart are headed back to the Volley Bundesliga finals. Stuttgart swept the best-of-3 semifinals series against SSC Palmberg Schwerin by identical 3-1 matches, and will face SC Potsdam in the finals. Rivers was named Game MVP in both matches.
Evan Neal is profiled in this ESPN piece that labels him as an obvious “can’t miss” player.
For the second straight season, John Metchie has won the Cornish Award, given by Football Canada to the top Canadian player in NCAA football.
Per his Instagram feed, DeVonta Smith has confirmed that Jalen Hurts and Najee Harris will be participating in his inaugural celebrity softball game in June.
Tyler Gentry was named to MiLB’s Prospect Team of the Week for his hot start with Quad Cities.
Marlon Humphrey appears on this week’s episode of the Ross Tucker Football Podcast.
Brett Auerbach is this week’s guest on the There R Giants podcast.
Patrick Surtain II meets with the media at the beginning of Denver’s off-season program today.
Irv Smith Jr. addressed the media in Minnesota, and said he’s on track to resume activities with the Vikings..
Herb Jones spoke to the media at today’s shootaround before tonight’s game.
Scenes and Highlights
VOLLEYBALL Volley Bundesliga Semifinals Gm 2: Stuttgart 3, Schwerin 1 (25-18, 25-20, 22-25, 25-17). Krystal Rivers – 25 points (21 kills, 3 block points, 1 ace); 57% (21-37) attack efficiency BASKETBALL Western Conference Rd 1 Gm 2: New Orleans 125, Phoenix 114 (series tied 1-1). Herbert Jones – 41 minutes, 14 points (3-5 2pg, 2-3 3pg, 2-4 FT), 1 rebound, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 turnover, 4 fouls, +4. GOLF WAPT FCA Women’s Classic Rd 1: Kenzie Wright – 79, +7, T48 PGA Tour Canada Q-School USA West 3 Rd 1 (suspended) Joshua Sedeno – Did not start his round BASEBALL Montgomery 5, Pensacola 1. Cobie Fletcher-Vance (3B) – 0-3, 1 BB. Frisco 4, NW Arkansas 3. Chase Lee (S, 3) – 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K.