NJ/NY Gotham FC has signed Nealy Martin to a contract extension through the 2026 season. Martin is in her first season with Gotham, and previously spent two seasons with Racing Louisville FC.
Dylan Smith and Peyton Wilson have been announced as participants in the 2023 Arizona Fall League. Smith will pitch for the Salt River Rafters, while Wilson will play for the Surprise Sagueros. The AFL season starts on October 2.
Former Alabama swimmer Mia Nonnenberg has been hired as an assistant coach for the Princeton Men’s Swimming and Diving team. Nonnenberg, who also served as a volunteer assistant after her career ended at Alabama, has had coaching stops at West Florida, Eastern Michigan, and most recently Penn State.
Cheyenne Knight’s Solheim Cup debut match was a rousing success. Knight and partner Ally Ewing won 6 of the first 9 holes, and went on to win their morning match 5 & 4. Knight did not play in the afternoon session.
Power, El Poder de la Inclusión is a three-part documentary series produced by Fundación Sanitas that focuses on recent Alabama Men’s Wheelchair Basketball national champion Ignacio Ortega, and his playing journey. The first episode debuts on Prime Video today.
Erin Routliffe and partner Gabriela Dabrowski, fresh off the US Open championship, have advanced to the finals of the Guardalajara Open.
Steve Hudson and Hunter Hamrick (as well as Conner Elder, who played club golf at Alabama) will represent Team Alabama at the upcoming Southeastern Challenge at West Palm Beach.
Dylan Ray and the Amarillo Sod Poodles advanced to the Texas League championship series with a best-of-three divisional series win over the San Antonio Missions.
Links to press conferences from today:
AJ McCarron guests on this week’s episode of Hear That Podcast Growling, a Cincinnati Bengals-centric podcast.
Caroline Hardy guests on the When I Was Your Age podcast.
Week 3 Injury Reports
Game Status Report – Sunday Games:
- Questionable – Christian Barmore (knee), Raekwon Davis (wrist), Jarran Reed (groin), Jaylen Waddle (concussion).
- Doubtful – Eddie Jackson (foot).
- Out – Trevon Diggs (knee), Marlon Humphrey (foot), Ryan Kelly (concussion), Bryce Young (ankle).
Practice Reports – Friday:
- Did Not Practice – Trevon Diggs (knee), Marlon Humphrey (foot), Eddie Jackson (foot), Ryan Kelly (concussion), Jarran Reed (groin), Bryce Young (ankle).
- Limited Participation – Christian Barmore (knee), Amari Cooper (groin, shoulder), DeVonta Smith (hamstring, thigh), Irv Smith (hamstring), Jaylen Waddle (concussion).
- Full Participation – Raekwon Davis (wrist), Minkah Fitzpatrick (chest), Derrick Henry (toe), Daron Payne (ankle), Brian Robinson (hip), Jedrick Wills (shoulder).
- Nealy Martin – signed to a contract extension through 2026 by NJ/NY Gotham FC.
GOLF Solheim Cup Friday AM Foursomes: Cheyenne Knight / A Ewing defeated Hull / Pedersen 5 & 4. Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship Rd 2: Frankie Capan – 66-74, -2, T14 Wilson Furr – 75-69, +2, T49 El Dorado Shootout Rd 1: Jiwon Jeon – 69, -3, T10 Kristen Gillman – 72, E, T35 Lakareber Abe – 72, +1, T35 Kenzie Wright – 73, +1, T49 PURE Insurance Championship Rd 1: Dicky Pride – 68, -4, T1 Jason Bohn – 77, +5, T69 TENNIS WTA Guadalajara Open Doubles Semifinal: 3-seed Erin Routliffe / G Dabrowski defeated Paoli / Sheri 6-2, 7-6 (7-4). BASKETBALL Besançon 111, Saint-Vallier 102 (F/OT). Mykal Riley – 43 minutes, 15 points (2-4 2pg, 3-7 3pg, 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 3 fouls, +4. Spirou 90, Mechelen 84. Noah Gurley – 15 minutes, 0 points (0-1 2pg, 0-2 3pg), 2 turnovers, 3 fouls, -9. Ferro Carril 104, Juventus 85. James Rojas – 31 minutes, 40 points (5-12 2pg, 4-10 3pg, 18-21 FT, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block, 4 turnovers, 3 fouls, +29. BASEBALL Columbus 4, Omaha 3. Tyler Gentry (RF) – 1-4, 1 double, 1 run. Morgan McCullough (3B) – 1-4, 1 single, 1 SB. Texas League Divisional Series Gm 3: Amarillo 6, San Antonio 3 (wins series 2-1). Dylan Ray – DNP. SOCCER CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup Qualifier Mexico 2, Puerto Rico 1. Reyna Reyes – no stats; subbed in at 76’.