Following is a abstract of present sports activities information briefs.
Canadiens’ Cole Caufield set for NHL debut vs. Flames
Montreal Canadiens followers will eagerly watch Monday night time’s recreation towards the Calgary Flames as 20-year-old prospect Cole Caufield makes his NHL debut. The crew introduced through Twitter that coach Dominique Ducharme “confirms that Cole Caufield will make his NHL debut tonight in Calgary.”
Report: NBA hopes to undertake play-in match for future seasons
The NBA hopes play-in tournaments might be adopted as a everlasting change, based on a report from Sports activities Illustrated on Monday. The league used a play-in match final yr forward of the playoff bubble and introduced it again this season.
Australia has despatched the International Olympic Committee (IOC) funding ensures for Brisbane’s 2032 Games bid following affirmation of federal authorities help, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk mentioned on Tuesday. Palaszczuk mentioned the federal government had confirmed it could fund the Video games’ infrastructure with Queensland state simply over an hour earlier than an IOC deadline on Monday.
‘Extremely-rare’ LeBron rookie card sells for record-breaking $5.2 million
An “ultra-rare” signed a rookie card for four-time Nationwide Basketball Affiliation (NBA) champion LeBron James offered for $5.2 million on Monday, breaking the report for the costliest basketball card ever offered. It additionally equaled the report for any sports activities buying and selling card, matching the quantity paid in January for a 1952 rookie card for baseball nice Mickey Mantle.
49ers to take QB at No. 3, defer on Jimmy Garoppolo’s future
The San Francisco 49ers plan to pick out a quarterback with the third total choose within the 2021 NFL Draft, coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed Monday. Shanahan and normal supervisor John Lynch, talking at their pre-draft press convention, every alluded to the truth that they’d the quarterback place in thoughts after they made a commerce with the Miami Dolphins to maneuver up from No. 12 total to No. 3.
Buccaneers train fifth-year choice for DL Vita Vea
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked up defensive lineman Vita Vea’s fifth-year choice, the crew introduced Monday. Vea, the twelfth total draft choose by Tampa Bay in 2018, missed nearly all of the Bucs’ Tremendous Bowl season in 2020 after sustaining leg and ankle fractures whereas making a play in Week 5. He missed the remainder of the common season whereas doing stints on injured reserve and the COVID-19 reserve checklist, however made it again in time to play within the NFC Championship Recreation and Tremendous Bowl LV.
Roger Federer’s resolution to make his long-awaited Grand Slam return on his least favourite floor at subsequent month’s French Open is a part of a grand plan to peak in time for his beloved Wimbledon, based on ESPN commentator Patrick McEnroe. Federer, who on account of damage or schedule desire has not competed on the clay courts at Roland Garros in 4 of the final 5 years, returned to competitors final month after sitting out greater than a yr following two knee operations.
Chiefs’ Sean Culkin plans to transform whole wage to Bitcoin
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Sean Culkin plans to be the primary NFL participant to transform his whole wage to Bitcoin. Culkin, 27, signed a reserve/future contract in February and can obtain $920,000 if he makes the roster. He’s vying to turn into the first backup to six-time Professional Bowl tight finish Travis Kelce.
Mac Jones favored as Trey Lance to 49ers attracts help
The San Francisco 49ers are maintaining the NFL draft neighborhood abuzz with continuously altering reviews about what the crew will do with the No. 3 total picks on Thursday. With the NFL Community reporting the 49ers at the moment are deciding between quarterbacks Mac Jones and Trey Lance, savvy bettors might stand to take benefit.
ATP roundup: Kevin Anderson information 20 aces throughout win in Portugal
South African Kevin Anderson recorded 20 aces whereas posting a 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4) victory over American Frances Tiafoe within the first spherical of the Millennium Estoril Open in Portugal on Monday. Anderson transformed 72.4 p.c of his first serves whereas prevailing in two hours, 47 minutes. Tiafoe had six aces whereas dropping to 1-4 all-time towards Anderson.
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