Giving you something to talk about at happy hour, which is only a few hours away.
The future is bright,
The Last Night’s Game
MLB (MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL)
Sending the sports world into a tizzy, baseball's biggest free agent, Bryce Harper, signed with the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB – Major League Baseball) for a cool 13 years, $330 million. His contract is the most lucrative free agent contract signed in American professional sports history. The contract locks him in with the team until 2031, about the time the Jetsons start flying cars. AT LEAST HE’LL BE ABLE TO AFFORD ONE
We’ve all had that moment where we felt like we forgot to pack something. Well the equipment managers for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s basketball team did. They forgot to pack their team’s uniforms for an away game and the team was forced to wear the other team’s jerseys. BET THAT WON’T HAPPEN AGAIN
The Dallas Cowboys’ Jason Witten (NFL - National Football League) retired to the broadcast booth last season, covering Monday Night Football. Apparently, the 11-time Pro Bowler had enough of the criticism about his on-air talent (or lack thereof according to some folks), so he signed back with the Cowboys at age 36 to play another season. EITHER WAY YOU’LL GET THE CRAP BEAT OUT OF YOU
The nation’s toughest job interview, the NFL Combine, continues this weekend with the fan favorite 40-yard dash. The NFL prospects will take the field but keep an eye out for Rich Eisen, a sportscaster who is competing in the run for the 15th year in a row. He’ll race in his suit and a pair of cleats all to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. FAST FEET
For more on the “Underwear Olympics” aka the combine, check out our Five Things To Know.