NFL: Saints receiver Michael Thomas, the NFL’s 2019 Offensive Player of the Year, had ankle surgery in June and could miss the start of the 2021 season, according to multiple reports.
MLB: One day after announcing he was stepping away from baseball, White Sox catcher Yermin Mercedes was back in uniform for Triple-A Charlotte and issued an apology.
NHL: The Sabres hold the No. 1 pick in the 2021 NHL entry draft, which begins Friday (8 p.m. ET, ESPN2). Michigan defenseman Owen Power is expected to be the first selection.