Even with COVID-19 forcing sports to deviate from regularly scheduled programming, the NFL is still finding a way to hold the annual draft. Regardless of the format, Texas still has a core group of players hoping to hear their name called throughout draft weekend.
The 2020 WNBA Draft saw two Longhorns join some of the best teams in the professional ranks, as senior forward Joyner Holmes and senior point guard Sug Sutton were taken 19th and 36th overall by the Seattle Storm and the Washington Mystics, respectively. Friday’s draft marked the first time since 2005 that multiple Texas players have been drafted in the same year.
Legendary Laker and future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning, TMZ reported. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, was also killed in the crash.