A 5-year-old girl left critically injured and in a coma following a crash this month involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is now awake, her family said in an online post.
The news was delivered Monday in a brief post on the GoFundMe page for Ariel Young, who has been hospitalized since the Feb. 4 crash in Kansas City.
Reid, who is the the son of Kansas City head coach Andy Reid, was the team’s outside linebackers coach. He initially was placed on administrative leave following the crash, but is now no longer employed by the team. His contract expired in recent days and was not renewed.
Police said Reid told investigators he had “two or three drinks” and had a prescription for Adderall when the crash occurred. Police have said they are investigating whether Reid was impaired.
The crash occurred three days before Kansas City played in the Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, losing to the Buccaneers. Reid did not travel with the team for the championship game.
S.F.’s Massialas wins Olympic coach award
Three-time Olympian and U.S. Men’s Foil coach Greg Massialas, a San Francisco resident, was named Olympic Coach of the Year by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.
The U.S. fencers are ranked No. 1 in the world, and four of the top eight fencers in the world rankings are American, including No. 1 Eli Dershwitz.
Massialas operates MTeam Fencing in San Francisco’s Sunset District. Alexander Massialas, a two-time Olympic medalist who is on the team for the Tokyo Olympics and is Greg’s son, also trains there.
Baseball: The Atlanta Braves beat Dansby Swanson in salary arbitration, and the shortstop will earn $6 million rather than his request for $6.7 million.
Swanson, 27, hit .274 with 10 homers and 35 RBIs last season in an NL-high 237 at-bats.
• The Cleveland Indians signed reliever Blake Parker to a minor-league contract with an invitation to training camp.
Parker, 35, spent the past two seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. In 14 games last season, the right-hander went 3-0 with a 2.81 ERA. He also has pitched for the Cubs, Mariners, Yankees, Angels and Twins in eight major-league seasons. He has 34 career saves in 303 games.
• In other moves, the Texas Rangers acquired right-hander Josh Sborz, who had been designated for assignment by the Dodgers, from Los Angeles for minor-league pitcher Jhan Zambrano. … The Boston Red Sox signed right-hander Hirokazu Sawamura to a two-year contract after a 10-year stint in Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball league. … Right-hander Corey Oswalt cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Syracuse by the New York Mets, who also released right-hander Brad Brach.
College baseball: San Jose State announced that because of coronavirus and player-conduct issues, it will not play any games until March 27 against San Diego State. The program began its suspension of team activities last month. Mountain West conference series against Fresno State, Nevada, Air Force and UNLV have been postponed.
College soccer: The USF women have paused team activities because of a positive virus test and subsequent contact tracing. The Dons (1-0-1) postponed Wednesday’s match at Stanford and Saturday’s on the Hilltop against Gonzaga.
Soccer: Kylian Mbappe outplayed Lionel Messi, scoring a hat trick as visiting Paris Saint-Germain put Barcelona against the ropes in the Champions League again, winning 4-1 win in the first leg of their round-of-16 matchup.
Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot.
In another round-of-16 first leg, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane pounced on Leipzig’s errors to score Liverpool’s goals in a 2-0 win.
The match, a home game for Leipzig, was played at Budapest, Hungary, because of German restrictions on arrivals from Britain amid the pandemic.
NFL: Miami All-Pro kicker Jason Sanders, the Dolphins’ leader in career field-goal percentage, signed a $22 million extension through 2026, with $10 million guaranteed.