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Alabama sophomore QB Jalen Hurts earned praise from Archie Manning.

Alabama football: Jalen Hurts draws more praise as kickoff draws near

Welcome to The Rammer Jammer, SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap. Today, we look at more praise for Jalen Hurts and countdowns to kickoff. 

ICYMI

Built by Bama

• Levi Randolph will get his latest chance at an NBA contract when he plays for two teams in the NBA summer leagues. Randolph will be a temporary member of the Orlando Magic and the Minnesota Timberwolves for his third summer league. Randolph currently plays in Italy and previously played for the Boston Celtics’ D-League team, the Maine Red Claws.

• In the majors, Alex Avila went 0 for 1 at the plate as Detroit beat Kansas City, 5-3. Tommy Hunter earned the save when he pitched one no-hit inning as his Rays beat the Pirates, 4-2, in 10 innings.

Around the Capstone

The women’s basketball team finalized its out-of-conference schedule. It’s fairly manageable, with the toughest opponents being North Carolina State and Elon at the Puerto Rico Invitational.

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