John Metchie III issued a statement today that he has been diagnosed with acute promyelocutic leukemia, and will likely not play this season. Metchie will focus on treatment and recovery.
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) develops in about 600 to 800 individuals each year in the United States, most often in adults around the age of 40. According to the Leukemia and Lymphomy society, APL is now considered the most curable form of adult leukemia, with a cure rate of around 90 percent.
Robby Shelton, who finished T-2nd at the Price Cutter Charity Championship, has mathematically clinched a spot in the Korn Ferry Tour Top 25 with 2 events left. He therefore has wrapped up a PGA Tour card for the 2022-23 season.
Champion Allison picked up a gold medal at the World Athletics Championship by running the final leg of the United States’ Men’s 4×400 Meter Relay. Elsewhere at the meet, Quanesha Burks just missed a medal in the Women’s Long Jump, finishing fourth with a season-best 6.88 meter jump.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly offered Collin Sexton a 3 year, $40 million contract to return to the team. Sexton’s camp is said to be seeking a contract with a $20 million annual value, so the two sides are still far apart. With no other offers on the horizon, Sexton has a choice between negotiating a three-year deal with Cleveland, or accepting the $8.5 million qualifying offer and becoming an unrestricted free agent next summer.
Xavier McKinney did a Q&A session for the New York Post in advance of the opening of New York Giants training camp this week. McKinney talks about a “losing mentality” that had set in with the previous staff, and what he’s seen positive so far with the new staff.
Kirani James’ full post-race interview from Friday night.
Scenes and Highlights
- Trevor Lacey – signed with Valoni Basket Cremona of Italy’s Serie A2 for the 2022-23 season.
- John Metchie – placed on the Active / Non-Football Illness List by the Houston Texans.
- Jameson Williams – placed on the Active / Non-Football Injury List by the Detroit Lions.
GOLF Evian Championship final: Cheyenne Knight – 65-73-70-66, -10, T19 Stephanie Meadow – 71-69-71-68, -5, T40 Senior British Open final: Dicky Pride - 66-73-75-72, +6, T53 Price Cutter Charity Championship final: Robby Shelton – 66-66-64-70, -22, T2 Osprey Valley Open final: Davis Shore – 75-65-68-70, -6, T26 Colorado Open final: Dru Love – 69-68-65-65, -17, T6 Tom Lovelady – 66-66-70-70, -12, T18 3M Open final: Lee Hodges – 70-67-67-73, -7, T16 Michael Thompson – 72-69-68-70, -5, T26 Alabama Open final: Jake DeZoort – 68-71-71, -6, 8th BASEBALL Chicago Cubs 4, Philadelphia 3. David Robertson (S, 14) – 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K. Richmond 7, Bowie 6. Brett Auerbach (2B) – 1-3, 1 HR, 1 BB, 1 RBI, 1 run. Memphis 7, Gwinnett 6. Thomas Burrows (L, 4-2) – 0 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K, 1 HR allowed. Springfield 11, Northwest Arkansas 4. Tyler Gentry (RF) – 1-4, 1 single. South Bend 13, Quad Cities 12. Peyton Wilson (CF) – 2-6, 2 singles, 1 RBI, 1 run. Morgan McCullough (SS) – 0-3, 2 BB. Aberdeen 7, Greenville 5. Casey Cobb – 0.1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Tri-City 6, Gateway 5 (F/10). Sam Gardner – 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K. Biloxi 7, Pensacola 3. Cobie Fletcher-Vance (3B) – 0-4. TRACK & FIELD Santa Cruz to Capitola Wharf to Wharf Race: Emmanuel Bor – 27.17 seconds, 1st. World Athletics Championships Women’s Long Jump final: Quanesha Burks – 6.88 meters (SB), 4th. World Athletics Championships Men’s 4x400m Relay final: United States – 2:56.17, 1st Champion Allison – 44.42 seconds on 4th leg. World Athletics Championships Men’s 4x400m Relay final: Trinidad & Tobago – 3:00.03, 5th Jereem Richards – 43.87 seconds on 2nd leg. World Athletics Championships Women’s 4x400m Relay final: Canada – 3:25.18, 4th Natassha McDonald – 50.92 seconds on 1st leg.