The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
THE HOT CORNER
1 PRO BASEBALL: Derek Jeter will be part of Fox Sports’ MLB studio coverage for the coming season. Alex Rodriguez hugged Jeter as he came on stage during the Fox Super Bowl pregame show. Jeter also joins fellow Hall of Famer David Ortiz and host Kevin Burkhardt as part of the studio team.
2 PRO TENNIS: Jannik Sinner of Italy won his seventh singles title and first of the season by beating American Maxime Cressy 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the Open Sud de France final. The second-seeded Italian did not lose a set on his way to winning the tournament. No. 51-ranked Cressy was bothered by an injury to a finger on his right hand and needed treatment at 3-2 in both sets. Cressy had won their only previous meeting, a Challenger Tour match in Lexington in 2019.
3 PRO SOCCER: Southampton has fired manager Nathan Jones after a 2-1 loss to Wolverhampton that left his team in last place in the Premier League. Fans called for Jones to be sacked as Southampton conceded two late goals against an opponent playing with 10 men for more than an hour. The announcement comes barely three months after Jones took charge as the replacement for Ralph Hasenhuttl.
4 PRO HOCKEY: The Ottawa Senators say goaltender Anton Forsberg is out indefinitely after tearing the medial collateral ligament in both of his knees during a game against Edmonton. Forsberg was injured late in the third period Saturday when Senators defenseman Travis Hamonic pushed Oilers winger Zach Hyman on top of the goaltender during a scramble.
5 LUGE: USA Luge’s Emily Sweeney picked up her team-best fifth medal of the World Cup season, a bronze in a women’s singles race in Winterberg, Germany. Julia Taubitz of Germany won the race in 1 minute, 51.683 seconds.