Absent a last-minute trade, the Las Vegas Raiders reportedly plan to release Kenyan Drake. Drake is owed $2.5 million in guaranteed salary for the 2022 season, and will represent a cap hit of $8 million for the Raiders.
The Tennessee Titans parted ways with Shyheim Carter today, as they waived him with an injury designation. Carter has already accepted an injury settlement, so he’ll be a free agent if he clears waivers tomorrow instead of reverting to Injured Reserve.
After last week’s semifinals run, Saketh Myneni moved up to a career-best 106th in this week’s ATP doubles rankings. Myneni’s previous best was 113th, which he reached in April 2016.
A solid camp, backed up by a strong performance in Philadelphia’s second preseason game, have Josh Jobe in position to make the Eagles’ 53-man roster as an undrafted free agent.
Justin Thomas has officially been named to the US team for the upcoming Presidents Cup competition. Thomas was one of the first six players named; others will be named after the Tour Championship.
David Robertson took some heat off his manager, who used Robertson yesterday after Robertson threw 2 innings and 36 pitches the night before. Robertson said “I wanted the ball.”
Former Alabama walk-on turned NASCAR pit crew member Blaine Anderson, who joined the Kyle Larson crew mid-season as a front tire changer, experienced his first-ever NASCAR Cup Series win at Watkins Glen yesterday. Anderson is the second former walk-on to experience a Cup Series win as a pit crew member, following the late Rowdy Harrell, who was part of two Cup wins on Alex Bowman’s crew.
Herb Jones is currently on a trip to the Philippines on behalf of NBA Cares to dedicate the opening of a basketball court in Angat, Bulacan. Jones also participated in a basketball clinic for the local youth.
Kira Lewis has provided uniforms for the basketball team at his alma mater, Hazel Green High School.
Najee Harris announced plans to host a steak dinner at Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Pittsburgh late next month. The event will benefit the Pittsburgh’s Homeless Children’s Education Fund.
Scenes and Highlights
- Shyheim Carter – waived by the Tennessee Titans with an injury settlement.
BASEBALL ACL D-Backs Black 4, ACL Brewers Blue 3 (F/8). Landon Green – 2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 4 K.