Thursday’s Sports Notes

 

In college football news, Notre Dame has landed a commitment from 6-6, 300-pound offensive tackle Blake Fisher from Avon, IN.
Michigan has gotten an official commitment from 6-4 285 pound offensive guard Greg Crippen from IMG Academy.

 

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the investigation of the Red Sox’s alleged cheating is complete, telling ESPN a verdict will be announced before the start of the season.

 

From the NFL, Indianapolis has signed Sheldon Day, adding another piece to their defense. Day has played in 56 games over four seasons with Jacksonville and San Francisco after playing his college ball at Notre Dame.

 

Former Detroit Lion Ndamukong Suh is re-signing with Tampa Bay. It’s a one year deal worth $8 million. After his five seasons with the Lions, Suh played three years in Miami, one year with the L.A. Rams, and last season with the Buccaneers.

 

Minnesota has agreed to a contract with All-XFL linebacker DeMarquis Gates. The two sided agreed to a one-year, $610,000 non-guaranteed contract. Gates had 32 total tackles, three tackles for a loss, two sacks, and an interception for the Houston Roughnecks during the shortened XFL season. Gates spent last off-season with the Washington Redskins before being released in June.

 

The National Hockey League’s chief medical officer says it is difficult to predict when cases of COVID-19 might peak or decrease. That uncertainty makes it unclear when players might be able to get back on the ice in small groups, let alone when games might resume.