Jan 30, 2021; Mobile, AL, USA; National tight end John Bates of Boise State  (87) and National offensive lineman Brenden Jaimes of Nebraska (67) and American linebacker Janarius Robinson of Florida State (96) in the first half of the 2021 Senior Bowl at Hancock Whitney Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports

Senior Bowl shifts to February in 2022

The Senior Bowl is moving to February, a result of the addition of a 17th game to the NFL regular season.

The game, held annually in Mobile, Ala., is shifting from its traditional January date on the schedule and will be played Feb. 5, 2022.

By changing the date, the pro prospect showcase for NFL teams will continue to be played during the week between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl. The next Super Bowl is set for Feb. 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif.

The first Senior Bowl was played in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1950, and moved to moved to Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile the in 1951. In 2021, the game moved to new Hancock Whitney Stadium at the University of South Alabama.

–Field Level Media

Oregon Lottery Rolls Out App, Sports Betting Coming Later This Fall

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The Oregon Lottery rolled out its mobile app, which eventually will include a sports betting option, on Sept. 11 in the Apple App Store. Lottery officials said the expectation is that some sort of sports betting game should be available on the app later this fall.

The app, which allows lottery customers to check for winning numbers, is in its infancy and will ultimately have myriad options for the consumers to use. According to lottery officials, the plan is have the app available to Google and Android users some time in November, and at that the point, the lottery will begin marketing it.

The app is in its “launch” version and users should expect incremental changes as times wears on.