Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Around the Web - Tuesday, July 14

  • Former Commodore Amani Floyd (Track & Field) is making an impact in the classroom. Floyd is mentoring students at an inner-city high school in Mississippi... and her teaching results have been extraordinary. Read More

  • Sonny Gray pitched five and a third innings of scoreless relief to lead Team USA to an 8-4 victory over Japan Monday in game three of the 37th Annual USA vs. Japan Collegiate Championships. Gray only allowed one hit while striking out five and walking none to move his record to 2-0. He lowered his ERA to an astounding 0.60 for the summer in 15 innings of work (only one earned run allowed).

  • Brandt Snedeker talked with ESPN.com about this week's British Open (Watch Video). Snedeker has been red-hot of late with back-to-back top-five finishes.

  • Tony Barnhart (Mr. College Football) weighs in with his thoughts on the predicted order of finish for the SEC East this season.

  • Jon Solomon (Birmingham News) thinks Vanderbilt's David Williams is missing from a list of the most powerful people in the SEC.

  • Shan Foster had a good shooting night in Dallas' 95-90 loss to Phoenix yesterday in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Foster scored 13 points, going 5-for-7 from the field and 3-for-4 behind the arc. The Mavs return to the court Thursday vs. Cleveland.

    Matt Freije debuted with Portland, contributing five points, three rebounds and a steal in 12 minutes against Toronto. The Trail Blazers next game is Wednesday vs. Houston.

    Derrick Byars will play for Denver in Vegas after spending last week with Indiana in the Orlando Summer League. Byars and the Nuggets open with San Antonio today at 9 p.m. CT.

    Keep track of these 'Dores during summer ball here.
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