Brantley (ankle) was noncommittal when asked about his status for Opening Day, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. "We shall see," the outfielder said. "I'm going to take it one day at a time like I always say."
Antetokounmpo sprained right ankle during Wednesday's game against the Clippers and will not return, Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. He finishes his night with 12 points (5-9 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-3 FT), two rebounds, two assists, one steal and three blocks across 17 minutes.
Richardson's five-year, $40 million contract with the Redskins includes $12.5 million fully guaranteed at signing in the form of a $10 million signing bonus, his $1.5 million base salary for 2018 and $1 million of his $5 million base salary for 2019, Rich Tandler of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Koepka's (wrist) injury will prevent him from participating in the Masters, Craig Dolch of USA Today reports. "They said I would be about 80 percent, but I can't play 80 percent," Koepka said. "I either have to go full bore or not at all. I don't want to risk getting it re-injured and then be out a long time."
Yurtseven announced Wednesday in a statement that he was granted a release from his scholarship with North Carolina State, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. The center plans to either explore professional opportunities or transfer to another program.
NASCAR Xfinity Series regular Hemric is scheduled to make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut on April 21, 2018 at Richmond Raceway with partner Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff on the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, rcrracing.com reports.