In his progression to return from last season’s torn ACL, Kira Lewis has now been cleared for 5-on-5 activity. Lewis’ next step will be to get into some games with the Birmingham Squadron (New Orleans Pelicans’ G League affiliate).
Xavier McKinney spoke to reporters today to provide more information about his hand injury suffered while on vacation during the bye week. McKinney has had surgery on the hand already, and has apologized to teammates. He also says he’s okay with forfeiting salary if the Giants pursued such action.
The Los Angeles Dodgers declined the 2023 option on Jimmy Nelson today, making Nelson a free agent. Nelson, who missed all of the 2022 season while recovering from elbow surgery, would have made $1.1 million in 2023 had the Dodgers exercised the option.
Sources are reporting that the New Orleans Saints are signing Derrick Gore. Gore was one of three running backs that the Saints worked out today. Gore was released by the Kansas City Chiefs at the end of camp with an injury settlement for a thumb injury.
Cade Foster has officially been elected County Attorney for McCracken County, Kentucky. Foster, who won the Republican nomination earlier this year, was unopposed in the general election.
Links to press conferences and interviews from today:
Mark Ingram makes his weekly appearance on Up and Adams.
Jesse Williams appears on the Chasing Edges podcast.
- Ryan Anderson – waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Jimmy Nelson – 2023 option declined by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
TENNIS WTA Colina LP Open, Doubles Rd of 16: Alexa Guarachi / D Kovinic defeated Bara / Errani 7-5, 2-6 1-0 (10-8).