NFL: The NFLPA will reportedly open an investigation into remarks made by Jaguars coach Urban Meyer, who said the team took into account whether players had been vaccinated for COVID-19 when it made roster decisions. Also: The Saints and Packers will open their seasons in Jacksonville on Sept. 12 while New Orleans continues to recover from damage from Hurricane Ida.
NBA: Clint Capela has agreed to a two-year, $46 million contract extension with the Hawks, according to ESPN. The center averaged 15.2 points and a league-leading 14.3 rebounds last season.
Tokyo Paralympic Games: China leads the medal count with 147 (68 gold, 43 silver, 36 bronze), followed by RPC’s 89 (32, 20, 37), and Great Britain’s 86 (30, 24, 32). The U.S. is fifth with 25 gold, 27 silver, and 20 bronze.
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