Hurricane Florence is throwing a curveball at the world of sports this weekend, but we’re here to help you stay one step ahead of her.
Time to batten down the hatches,
The Last Night’s Game Team
Turning lemons into lemonade. Hurricane Florence has postponed a fair share of college football games this weekend. Teams are making the most of it, using their buses to help people evacuate, giving away their hotel rooms and food, and some of the teams that are still playing are offering free admission to their games. THAT’S THE SPIRIT
Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL- National Football League) player Jalen Ramsey is officially the king of trash talk. He’s recently been bragging about his strength, bashing New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski (who he’ll face in a game this Sunday) and saying he’d even hit his own grandma. RESPECT YOUR ELDERS?
Due to weather delays, the Chicago Cubs (MLB- Major League Baseball) are on an unusual stretch of 30 games in 30 days. Although exhausted, first baseman Anthony Rizzo made light of the situation by wearing his uniform on a flight to an away game because why not? He also didn’t pack any other clothes to change into. READY FOR ACTION
The Monster Energy NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) Cup Series Playoffs (also called “The Chase”) starts this weekend. For the first time, the 10-week elimination-style playoff series will start in Las Vegas, so the strip may see a few more cutoffs than usual as the top teams descend on the city. START YOUR ENGINES
WHAT TO WATCH
ESPN’s College Gameday will be at TCU (Texas Christian University) on Saturday morning, covering the game against Ohio State. However, the game won’t actually happen on campus. It’ll held down the street at AT&T Stadium which is where the Dallas Cowboys (NFL) play. CLOSE ENOUGH