Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, part of a rabid Wednesday wave of transactions. Safety Reggie Nelson and defensive end Shilique Calhoun also were placed on IR.
Clark senior forward Ian Alexander was awarded a full academic scholarship Monday to Northwestern through participation in QuestBridge — a nonprofit organization that “connects the nation’s brightest low-income students to America’s best universities and opportunities.”
The St. Louis Cardinals struck gold in their search for a big hitter, acquiring slugging first baseman Paul Goldschmidt in a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
The Raiders will face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
Golden Knights winger Ryan Reaves will not receive any supplemental discipline from the league’s Department of Player Safety for his late hit on Washington’s Tom Wilson on Tuesday.