NFL

  • The New York Giants had a tough night with injuries despite winning their pre-season matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals 25-22 on Sunday evening. New York Linebacker Kayvon Thibodeaux, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2022 draft, left the game in the 2nd quarter with a knee injury. The Giants also lost kicker Graham Gano to a concussion, returner-wide receiver C.J. Board to a rib injury and 6th-round draft pick Darrian Beavers left the game with a knee injury as well.

 

  • Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt will not play in the team’s last 2 preseason games after he tested positive for COVID-19. Watt missed last night against the Baltimore Ravens and will miss the matchup against the Tennessee Titans.

 

  • Cincinnati Bengals Dax Hill is living up to the 1st round pick expectations so far. Hill picking up his 1st interception on Sunday in their pre-season game against the New York Giants.

 

 

NBA

  • Boston Celtics 3-time All-Star Jayson Tatum told the Bleacher Report’s Taylor Rooks that he played the majority of the 2nd half of last season with a fracture in his wrist. An injury he said began to bother him in February during a game against Atlanta. Tatum saying :

“I had a non-displaced fracture in my wrist. It was small … but a non-displaced chip,” Tatum also adding that he put off receiving a diagnosis until right before the playoffs.

 

  • Miami Heat big man Udonis Haslem has decided to return to his hometown team for a 20th season. At 42 he is the NBA’s oldest active player. Haslem said during an appearance at his basketball camp :

“Got one more in me for (my) pop. Got one more in me for the city. Got one more in me for the team!”

 

 

MLB

  • Jorge Mateo hit a line drive, bases-loaded double into left field during the 8th inning. In turn driving in 3 runs and lifting the Baltimore Orioles over the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Sunday night with a crowd of hundreds of Little League World Series players watching. This was the 5th annual MLB Little League Classic.

 

  • The St. Louis Cardinals have extended their winning streak to 7 games. Nolan Arenado hit the go-ahead 2-run single in the 7th inning and finished the game with 3 RBIs helping St. Louis to the 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

 

  •  Eduardo Rodriguez made his return to the Tigers and pitched 5 solid shutout innings, ultimately helping Detroit to the 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Rodriguez saying after the game :

“That’s the best result I could have gotten. I came back and I helped us win a game. I wasn’t nervous, because I had some games in the minors. As soon I threw the first pitch, I was ready to go.”