The University of Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein announced today that sophomore forward Mitch McGary will be out indefinitely after he elected to have back surgery. There is no timetable for McGary’s return, but the medical staff expects him to make a full recovery.
Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard was named this year’s Jim Thorpe Award winner, which recognizes the nation’s top defensive back in college football.
Its believed the Detroit Tigers are done upgrading position players on their roster for 2014 and that they are still interested in adding a relief pitcher or two.
Enter right-handed pitcher Joba Chamberlain, who agreed to a one-year deal with the Tigers, according to several media reports.
The Tigers and free agent outfielder Rajai Davis have agreed to a two-year contract, reports Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca. Terms of the deal are unknown, but something in the $8-10 million range seems likely.
The Tigers promised Monday night they werent done dealing after freeing up money in the Doug Fister trade. By lunchtime Tuesday, they were dealing again, spending some of that money to fill their biggest need.
By Wednesday, they were introducing Joe Nathan as the latest piece to their World Series quest. With Nathan, the reigning American League Central champions have the proven veteran closer they arguably needed this season, signing a two-year deal, with a club option for 2016, worth a reported $20 million.