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Last Night’s Game Team
PS - The NBA regular season begins on Tuesday. Stay tuned for a special NBA edition of our Five Things To Know on Wednesday. NBA SEASON SCHEDULE.
NFL (National Football League)
Must love cheese. In case you’re looking for a career change, the Green Bay Packers are hiring. Their prize quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone yesterday and could miss the rest of the season. Here’s a funny personal ad that went out with the "job description."
Tough times. It was a rough weekend to be ranked in the top 10 in college football. Your boss might be especially grumpy today if they’re an alum of one of these ranked schools that lost this weekend – Clemson (#2), Washington (#5), Washington State (#8) and Auburn (#10).
Charlie Morton is starting pitcher for the Houston Astros in tonight’s playoff game vs. the New York Yankees. He would like you to know that he does not own the Morton’s Steakhouse chain, despite what Wikipedia says. PLAYOFF SCHEDULE.
Zero – the number of undefeated teams left in the NFL. The Kansas City Chiefs lost this weekend.
The fall NFL owners’ meetings start tomorrow and while we may receive a ruling on players standing during the national anthem, don’t hold your breath. Making things interesting, Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against league stating they have been colluding against him ever since he took a knee during the anthem in 2016. (He still remains unsigned).