Treat yourself because it’s Friday. We have the sports news to keep you chatting and the tailgate treat to keep you warm and tipsy.
A winning combination,
The Last Night’s Game Team
NFL (National Football League)
Insert foot in mouth. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton worked himself into a bit of a pickle at a press conference this week for laughing off a strategy question by a female sports reporter. There has been fierce backlash for dissing the sports talking woman. He has since been dropped by a major sponsor and released an apology video.
MLB (Major League Baseball)
It’s the playoffs baby. Pitcher Justin Verlander (fiancé is actress and model Kate Upton) pitched the Houston Astros to a game one win over the Boston Red Sox in the playoffs. While you pretend to work, there are four playoff baseball games on today starting at 2 pm (EST). SCHEDULE AND RESULTS.
If the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight taught us anything, it’s that the money is in the ring. Maybe that’s the motivation for former boxer and grill creator, George Foreman, who challenged martial arts expert turned actor turned law enforcement, Steven Seagal, to a boxing match. What’s next? Jackie Chan vs. The Rock?
We’ve had four weeks of NFL football and there is only one undefeated team left, the Kansas City Chiefs. This weekend they take on the Houston Texans, whose phenom quarterback Deshaun Watson gave his first NFL check to stadium workers impacted by Harvey. NFL SCHEDULE.
To honor the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, UNLV (University of Nevada – Las Vegas) will wear special helmets during this weekend’s home football game. They will feature a red ribbon and the city’s name instead of the normal logo.