Congrats on making it through the week. Now dive into the weekend chatter.
Go get ‘em know it all,
The Last Night’s Game Team
PS - You can’t have a tailgate without burgers. Here’s a new take on the old favorite. SPICE THINGS UP
NBA (NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION)
Who says one person can’t change an industry? A nine-year-old girl wanted a pair of Steph Curry's basketball shoes for her upcoming season, but couldn't find them in the girls' section on the Under Armour website. So she wrote the Golden State Warrior (NBA – National Basketball Association) a letter about it. Curry addressed it with Under Armour and they changed it to categorize the shoe as ‘grade school,’ not gender specific. Curry also sent her a pair of the shoes along with his yet to be released Curry 6 shoes. GIRLS CAN BE WARRIORS TOO
Over the next few weeks be prepared to check out the fancy footwear on the field. Over 800 NFL (National Football League) players will be wearing individualized, specially designed cleats highlighting the charity of their choice. These one-of-a-kind cleats will then be auctioned off to benefit the respective charity. CARRIE BRADSHAW WOULD BE JEALOUS
WWE's (World Wrestling Entertainment) own John Cena has been chosen to receive this year’s Muhammed Ali Legacy Award for his charitable work. Cena may get oiled up and dominate in the ring but he has a softer side, granting nearly 600 Make-A-Wish wishes in his career as well as advocating for breast cancer early detection. BIG MUSCLES, BIG HEART
It’s been a rough week to be a member of the Detroit Lions (NFL). First Alex Trebek mocked them on “Jeopardy” and now they’re continuing to draw criticism for practicing outdoors in freezing temps when the team plays indoors. IT BUILDS CHARACTER
WHAT TO WATCH
This weekend, college football brings us the gift of conference championships. The best in each conference will face off ahead of Selection Sunday. The game to watch is Alabama (#1) vs Georgia (#4), a rematch of last year’s national championship game. (Alabama won).
Then there’s Selection Sunday. That’s when all of the powers that be announce the top four teams that will face off for the National Championship as well as which teams play in which bowl games. SHOW ‘EM WHO’S TOPS