Kirani James won his 3rd career Diamond League championship in Zurich today with a win in the Men’s 400 Meter (see race clip below). James, who posted a time of 44:26, also won Diamond League gold in 2011 and 2015.
Coming off an injury-shortened 2021 and held out of preseason games, Derrick Henry is hungry to get the season started.
Jalen Hurts did a sit-down interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, and talks about the pride he has for carrying the torch for great Eagles quarterbacks of the past.
The Athletic examines Xavier McKinney’s competitive spirit, and how he has handled being on a losing team in the NFL.
Pro Football Focus asks NFL executives and scouts to weigh in on how Tua Tagovailoa will fare in Miami’s new offense.
Caroline Hardy has been hired as an assistant softball coach at UC-Santa Barbara.
Dabo Swinney received a new contract extension as the head football coach at Clemson University. Swinney’s new contract will run through the 2032 season, and will escalate from $10.5 million in 2022 to $12.5 million in 2032. Swinney’s buyout to leave Clemson for Alabama remains at 1.5 times the buyout to leave for any other school
The Bradley and Nikki Bozeman Foundation hosted its inaugural packaging event at Bank of America Stadium this evening. The available slots were filled within two hours. The Foundation and volunteers assembled 1,500 SYNC Snack Boxes for distribution in areas of need in Charlotte.
Links to press conferences from today:
Retin Obasohan was interviewed after Belgium clinched a spot in the Eurobasket knock-out phase.
Emma Talley appeared on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio, and had this story about her recruitment to Alabama.
Week 1 Injury Reports
Practice Reports – Thursday:
- Did Not Practice – N/A
- Limited Participation – Raekwon Davis (knee), Cam Sims (concussion)
- Full Participation – Ronnie Harrison (hamstring), Phidarian Mathis (ankle), Jaylen Waddle (quadricep)
Scenes and Highlights
- Ross Pierschbacher – signed to the practice squad by the Detroit Lions.
- Carson Tinker – signed to the practice squad by the Seattle Seahawks.
TENNIS ATP Cassis Open, Doubles Quarterfinal: 3-seed Saketh Myneni / Y Bhambri defeated Kahde / Sharan 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-6). TRACK & FIELD Diamond League – Zurich Men’s 400m: Kirani James – 44.26 seconds, 1st Diamond League – Zurich Men’s 200m: Jereem Richards – 20.56 seconds, 7th Diamond League – Zurich Women’s 200m: Tamara Clark – 22.42 seconds, 3rd Diamond League – Zurich Women's Long Jump: Quanesha Burks – 6.54 meters, 3rd GOLF Swiss Ladies Open Rd 1 (suspended): Camilla Lennarth – 76, +4, T106 GPro Tour Augusta Open Rd 2: Charlie Nikitas – 71-65, -8, T24 Dru Love – 68-70, -6, cut Queen City Championship Rd 1: Lauren Stephenson – 69, -3, T19 Emma Talley – 69, -3, T19 Stephanie Meadow – 71, -1, T46 Kristen Gillman – 72, E, T64 Janie Jackson – 74, +2, T106 BASEBALL Miami 6, Philadelphia 5. David Robertson (BS; L, 4-3) – 1 IP, 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K. Pensacola 11, Tennessee 6. Cobie Fletcher-Vance (3B) – 1-5, 1 single. Northwest Arkansas 6, Wichita 3. Tyler Gentry (LF) – 1-4, 1 single, 1 BB. Quad Cities 6, Peoria 2. Peyton Wilson (CF) – 2-4, 1 HR, 1 single, 1 RBI, 1 SB, 1 run. FOOTBALL Buffalo 31, Los Angeles Rams 10. A’Shawn Robinson – 5 tackles. Terrell Lewis – 3 tackles, 1 PD, 1 INT (no return). WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL IWBF U23 World Championships Spain 64, France 30. Ignacio Ortega – 32 minutes, 32 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists.