Junior outfielder Noah Bridges (South Johnston) was hitting .290 for UNC Wilmington in an 11-5 start with a team-high eight stolen bases when the 2020 season was canceled due to the coronavirus. … Jeremiah Francis has entered the transfer portal after averaging 3.3 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 16 games during his freshman season at North Carolina. … Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow, who quarterbacked LSU to the Football Bowl Subdivision playoff championship for the 2019 season, was taken No. 1 overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL draft on Thursday night. The Carolina Panthers chose Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown with the No. 7 overall pick. Selections continue tonight at 7 p.m. (ABC, ESPN, NFL Network). … Tiger Woods will team with Peyton Manning in a golf match with Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady. The event will be shown on TNT with date and location to be determined. The match will benefit COVID-19 relief efforts.