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Daily Recap – December 22, 2022

News

After spending a couple of months on the practice squad, Landon Collins was officially signed to the New York Giants’ 53-man roster today. Collins has made three appearances for the Giants this season via standard elevations, which is the most allowed under league rules, so Collins’ signing clears the way for him to play the remainder of the season.

Collin Sexton returned to action tonight after missing two weeks with a hamstring strain. Utah Jazz head coach Will Hardy said that Sexton would be on a minutes limit until he gets back into game rhythm.

Erin Routliffe was named New Zealand Tennis Player of the Year at an awards ceremony in Papamoa, New Zealand this week. During 2022, Routliffe rose has high as 29th in the WTA rankings, played in all four grand slams for the first time, reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, and won a WTA 250 title. Routliffe, currently playing at an ITF Futures event in New Zealand, was on hand for the ceremony.

Henry To’oTo’o became the eighth current Alabama player to accept an invititation to participate in this year’s Senior Bowl. To’oTo’o joins D.J. Dale, Emil Ekiyor, DeMarcco Hellams, Cameron Latu, Will Reichard, Tyler Steen, and Byron Young as participants in this year’s event, which will take place in Mobile on February 4, 2023. The 8 Alabama selections is the most since 1987, when 10 Alabama seniors participated in the event.

The National Women’s Soccer League released the list of women who have registered for the upcoming NWSL Draft. Alabama players who have registered are McKinley Crone, Riley Mattingly Parker, Reyna Reyes (as we reported yesterday), and Ashlynn Serepca. Mattingly Parker potentially has a 6th season available at Alabama due to a medical redshirt. Reyes has another year of college eligibility available to her, though she has announced that she does not plan to use it.

Jaylen Waddle has made great strides from Year 1 to Year 2, thanks to a detailed-oriented focus.

Quinnen Williams’ Angry Scepter award was apparently broken during some locker room horseplay. But Good Morning Football is going to step up and replace it.

Community Outreach

Daron Payne was saluted by the NFLPA as a runner-up for this week’s Community MVP Award. Payne was singled out for the Old Navy shopping spree and Chick Fil A lunch that he recently hosted for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Alabama.

Jerome Ford took part in a holiday party benefiting children under the care of Cuyahoga County Department of Children and Family Services.

AJ McCarron teamed up with Mobile-area first responders and Academy Sports to sponsor a shopping spree for 20 children at an Academy outlet.

The Miami Dolphins hosted a child fighting cancer this week, and gifted him with Super Bowl tickets. Raekwon Davis, Jaylen Waddle, and Tua Tagovailoa are all featured in the video clip.

Media Appearances

Links to press conferences from today:

Collin Sexton was interviewed courtside after tonight’s win.

Week 16 Injury Reports

Game Status Report – Saturday Games:
  • Questionable – Trevon Diggs (illness), Damien Harris (thigh)
  • Doubtful – N/A
  • Out – Jalen Hurts (right shoulder)
Practice Reports – Thursday:
  • Did Not Practice – J.C. Hassenauer (personal matter), Jalen Hurts (right shoulder)
  • Limited Participation – Trevon Diggs (illness), Damien Harris (thigh), Julio Jones (knee), Evan Neal (shoulder), 
  • Full Participation – Amari Cooper (hip), Najee Harris (hip), Brian Robinson (quad)

Scenes and Highlights

Transactions

  • Cam Robinson – deactivated for Week 16 by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Landon Collins – signed to the active roster by the New York Giants.

Game Results

TENNIS

ITF Tauranga 25K, Singles Quarterfinal:
Erin Routliffe lost to 1-seed Katherine Sebov 6-1, 6-2.

ITF Tauranga 25K, Doubles Quarterfinal:
2-seed Erin Routliffe / P Hourigan defeated Aulia / Repac 6-4, 7-1 (7-4).


BASKETBALL

Kaposvár 89. DEAC 85, 
Jimmie Taylor – 16 minutes, 4 points (2-5 FG), 5 rebounds, 1 block, 2 turnovers, 5 fouls, +7.

EuroLeague Group Play
Real Madrid 92, ASVEL 73.
Retin Obasohan – 33 minutes, 10 points (4-8 2pg, 0-3 3pg, 2-4 FT), 3 assists, 1 turnover, 4 fouls.

G League Showcase Cup Finals
Ontario 99, Windy City 97.
Nick King – 19 minutes, 7 points (2-4 2pg, 1-3 3pg), 1 rebound, 1 turnover, -7. 

Stockton 111, Lakeland 105.
Keon Ellis – 29 minutes, 17 points (6-10 2pg, 1-4 3pg, 2-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 2 turnovers, -5.

Memphis 112, Motor City 100.
Braxton Key – 26 minutes, 10 points (3-8 2pg, 1-4 3pg, 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks, 3 turnovers, 4 fouls, -17.

Fort Wayne 132, Oklahoma City 131.
Jaden Shackelford – 19 minutes, 14 points (4-8 3pg, 1-1 FT), 2 rebounds, 1 foul, +8.

New Orleans 126, San Antonio 117.
Herbert Jones – 34 minutes, 12 points (2-4 2pg, 2-4 3pg, 2-2 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 2 turnovers, 2 fouls, +16.

Utah 120, Washington 112.
Collin Sexton – 17 minutes, 18 points (4-5 2pg, 2-2 3pg, 4-4 FT), 1 rebound, 1 turnover, 4 fouls, +12.

Grand Rapids 111, Birmingham 100.
Kira Lewis – 30 minutes, 19 points (5-10 2pg, 2-6 3pg, 3-4 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 2 fouls, -19.
John Petty – 20 minutes, 0 points (0-2 3pg), 1 block, 1 turnover, 1 foul, -23.


FOOTBALL

Jacksonville 19, New York Jets 3. 
CJ Mosley – 12 tackles
Quinnen Williams – 2 tackles, 1 sack (11 yds), 1 FF, 1 QBH, 1 PD

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