Phidarian Mathis’ rookie season ends after one game. Mathis’ MRI today revealed a torn meniscus, requiring surgery. He was placed on Injured Reserve today.
Anthony Averett suffered a broken thumb in Las Vegas’ loss yesterday, and he’s headed for surgery as well. He’s expected to be sidelined at least a month. Averett was also placed on Injured Reserve today.
The injury news on Mac Jones and Najee Harris is better. X-rays on Jones’ revealed no damage, and he’s believed to be suffering from back spasms. All tests on Harris’ foot were negative. Both could be cleared to play this week.
Peyton Wilson was named Midwest League Player of the Week.
Jerry Jeudy, shut out of the end zone all season last year, scored on a 67-yard catch-and-run tonight in Denver’s opener. Jeudy ended up leading Denver with 102 yards on 4 catches, and scored its only touchdown in a 17-16 loss.
Leona Lafaele Frazier has been named assistant softball coach at Shelton State College.
Christian Miller will be this week’s sideline reporter for the Crimson Tide Sports Network, as the network continues to use temporary reporters until a permanent replacement for Rashad Johnson is named.
Links to press conferences from today:
Stephanie VanBrakle Prothro was interviewed on FastPitch News’ In the Circle podcast.
Cam Robinson was mic’d up for Jacksonville’s season-opener yesterday.
Jalen Hurts did a one-on-one interview with CBS Sports, which mostly covered Hurts’ desire to impact others.
Joshua McMillon and Mac Hereford debuted a new podcast, The Mac and Mc Show.
Scenes and Highlights
- Anthony Averett – placed on the Reserve / Injured list by the Las Vegas Raiders.
- Phidarian Mathis – placed on the Reserve / Injured list by the Washington Commanders.
- Carson Tinker – elevated from the practice squad for Week 1 by the Seattle Seahawks (standard elevation).
- Tony Brown – reverted to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad following the end of Week 1.
- Jimmie Taylor – released by FC Porto of Portugal’s Betclic League.
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL IWBF U23 World Championships USA 69, South Africa 40. Peter Barry – 20 minutes, 0 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists. Aaron Barry – 10 minutes, 0 points, 1 rebound. Tim Houston – 10 minutes, 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists. Shaun Doss – 10 minutes, 0 points, 2 rebounds. BASEBALL Chicago Cubs 5, New York Mets 2. Tommy Hunter – 1.1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K. FOOTBALL Seattle 17, Denver 16. Carson Tinker – active; no stats Jerry Jeudy – 4 catches, 102 yds, 1 TD. Pat Surtain II – 4 tackles Kareem Jackson – 3 tackles TRACK & FIELD Gala dei Castelli (Switzerland) Men’s 400m: Kirani James – 44.38 seconds, 2nd