Cobie Fletcher-Vance drove in five runs tonight to lead the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to the Southern League championship with an 11-4 win over the Tennessee Smokies in the deciding Game 3 of the championship series. Vance’s 2-out 5th inning grand slam erased a 3-2 deficit, and he would add another RBI in the 7th. Vance also was instrumental in Pensacola’s Game 2 win, driving in the tying run and scoring the go-ahead run in the 7th.
Jalen Hurts was voted FedEx Air Player of the Week for Week 3.
The Epson Tour features Lakareber Abe and her return to Tuscaloosa in this preview of this week’s Tuscaloosa Toyota Classic.
Kareem Jackson was among several Denver Broncos who visited patients at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado as part of Denver’s “Fight Like a Bronco” campaign.
Quinnen Williams surprised guests at a Crucial Catch relaxation event for mothers and daughters who have been touched by cancer at MetLife Stadium. The event was hosted by the Atlantic Health Jets Women’s Organization.
Justin Thomas is giving away some signed items from last week’s Presidents Club appearance. Information can be found at vipjustin.com.
Links to press conferences from today:
Justin Smiley was this week’s guest on The Bama Standard.
Week 4 Injury Reports
Game Status Report – Thursday Game:
- Questionable – Raekwon Davis (knee), Tua Tagovailoa (back, ankle), Jaylen Waddle (groin)
- Doubtful – N/A
- Out – N/A
Practice Reports – Wednesday:
- Did Not Practice – Jalyn Armour-Davis (personal matter), Amari Cooper (resting player), Landon Dickerson (foot), Mac Jones (ankle), Ryan Kelly (knee)
- Limited Participation – Raekwon Davis (knee), Julio Jones (knee), Aaron Robinson (appendix), DeVonta Smith (back), Tua Tagovailoa (back, ankle), Jaylen Waddle (groin)
- Full Participation – Minkah Fitzpatrick (concussion), Ronnie Harrison (hamstring)
Scenes and Highlights
- Deionte Thompson – cleared waivers and is now a free agent.
TENNIS WTA Tallinn Open, Doubles Rd of 16: Erin Routliffe / Kontaveit lost to 1-seed Melichar-Martinez / Siegemund 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-6). BASKETBALL FIBA Europe Cup Group C Qualifer Semifinal Hapoel Haifa 75, Kataja 64. Galin Smith – 20 minutes, 12 points (5-6 FG, 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 blocks, 3 turnovers, 4 fouls, +2. Israel Winner Cup Semifinals: Hapoel Tel Aviv 76, Hapoel Jerusalem 71. Levi Randolph – 29 minutes, 0 points (0-3 2pg, 0-3 3pg), 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls, -13. Timisoara 81, Focsani 69. Brandon Austin – 29 minutes, 26 points (11-19 2pg, 1-5 3pg, 1-1 FT), 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 3 turnovers, -3. GOLF Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying Stage 1 Gunter TX Site Rd 2: Joshua Sedeno – 77-WD, +5, BASEBALL Southern League Championship Gm 3: Pensacola 11, Tennessee 4 (wins series 2-1). Cobie Fletcher-Vance (3B) – 2-5, 1 HR, 1 single, 5 RBI, 2 runs.