The Texas Kickoff game between Mississippi and Baylor is moving back a day. Game officials announced earlier this week it will be played on Sunday, September 6th at Houston’s NRG Stadium instead of that Saturday. Game time has not been announced.
Miami Heat All-Star center Bam Adebayo says he expects an uptick in injuries when 22 teams conclude the 2019-20 season in Orlando. He also confirmed that he is among five players from the 2017 draft class who have looked into special insurance policies covering injuries. The former Kentucky Wildcat is joined on that list by another former UK star in De’Aaron Fox along with former Louisville standout Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz.
Serena Williams is planning to play in the 2020 U.S.Open. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion said in a video shown during the U.S. Tennis Association’s tournament presentation today that she ”cannot wait to return” to New York for the major championship she has won six times. The 38-year-old American was the runner-up in Flushing Meadows each of the past two years. The event begins without spectators on August 31st.