Prep football: Michael Robertson transfers from Callaway to Savannah Christian

FOOTBALL

 

Robertson transfers

to Savannah Christian

Rising sophomore Michael Robertson, the nephew of Cal wide receiver Demetris Robertson, has transferred from Callaway to Savannah Christian.

Michael Robertson, a 5-foot-11, 185-pounder, made national news as an eighth-grader at Savannah Country Day when he received a scholarship offer from Georgia. He is one of the most sought after wide receiver/defensive backs in the country and has offers from a host of the top programs including Clemson, Alabama, Cal, Michigan and LSU.

Robertson will be a big-time addition to a Savannah Christian team featuring lineman Dylan McMahon, who has offers from Boston College and Georgia State, quarterback Jordan Grant and linebacker Eric Davidson.

“I think Michael is going to help us out a lot,” said Grant, a junior who recently received his first offer from Georgia State. “He has great speed, which is going to help with our passing game, and he can run the ball too. He was at our spring practices and we’ve been working out together over the summer.”

Kids & Pros camps

coming later this month

The Kids & Pros Football camps, run by former Falcon standouts Buddy Curry and Bobby Butler, will be back in Savannah at the end of the month. The free camps teach proper tackling technique with an eye on avoiding concussions. Last year, the event in Savannah was the largest ever, with 500 kids signing up for the free event. This year the camp has been split into two sessions. The first will be held at the Pooler Recreation Center on July 24-25 from 6-9 p.m. The second will be at Daffin Park on July 26-27 from 6-9 p.m. The camps teach football fundamentals and character lessons to kids ages 7-13. To register got to www.kidsandpros.com.

BASKETBALL

FBI investigated if

Knight groped women

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post reported that the FBI and the U.S. Army investigated complaints from four women that Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight groped them or touched them inappropriately during a visit to a U.S. spy agency in 2015.

The investigation concluded a year later without charges being filed.

An attorney for Knight has confirmed to The Post that FBI agents interviewed Knight but says there’s “no credible evidence” to support the allegations.

One of the women told The Post that Knight groped her on the buttocks shortly before he gave a speech to staffers at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Springfield, Virginia. The woman later filed a discrimination complaint.

Pistons get Bradley,

send Morris to Celtics

DETROIT — One of the biggest questions facing the Detroit Pistons this offseason was what they would do with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

On Friday, they replaced him.

The Pistons traded forward Marcus Morris to Boston in exchange for guard Avery Bradley and a second-round draft pick in 2019. Bradley’s arrival gives the Pistons a replacement for Caldwell-Pope, who had been a restricted free agent. Detroit has now renounced the rights to Caldwell-Pope.

Bradley averaged 16.3 points per game last season for the Celtics, but Boston is adding All-Star forward Gordon Hayward and moving on from Bradley. Morris averaged 14 points for Detroit.

Picked 19th overall in the 2010 draft, he developed into one of the league’s best defenders, making the All-Defensive second team in 2013 and first team in 2016.

Detroit, which missed the playoffs last year, can slot Bradley into the backcourt alongside point guard Reggie Jackson. Bradley, who turns 27 in November, is older than the 24-year-old Caldwell-Pope, but he’s also been a better shooter from 3-point range, finishing at 39 percent last season.

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