For the record, Pierce will finish his career as the Celtics 2nd all-time leading scorer (24,021 points) behind John Havlicek, 3rd in games played in a Celtics uniform, 3rd in minutes played, 1st in 3-point field goals, 1st in free throws, 1st in steals, 7th in rebounds, 5th in assists, and 4th in blocks.
Speaking of Notre Dame, the Irish haven’t started a season 1-4 since Brian Kelly’s first year at the helm in 2010.
The only person in New England whose stock has improved more than Jimmy Garoppolo is Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels. If you are looking for a potential landing spot, how about the Detroit Lions after Jim Caldwell is fired with former Pats exec and current GM Bob Quinn.
The Baltimore Orioles, clinging to playoff life in the AL Wild Card race, are 10-10 in their last 20 games and finish the year with 3 games in the Bronx.
On the other hand, the Seattle Mariners are 14-6 in their last 20 and end the season with a 4 game stretch at home against last place Oakland.
A RIP to Arnold Palmer, not only a player on Golf’s Mount Rushmore, but one of the most beloved figures in the sport. To understand what Palmer meant to the golf community, watch Fred Couples complete break down when trying to talk about his friend during the Golf Network’s coverage of the Palmer’s passing.
In case you had any doubts of the popularity of the NFL in this country, 84 million TV viewers tuned in to watch the first Presidential debate between Secretary Clinton and Mr. Trump, a debate record. The ratings for Super Bowl 50 featuring Peyton Manning’s final performance? Approximately 111.9 million viewers.
Dee Gordon’s leadoff home run wearing Jose Fernandez’s jersey reminded me of Bo Kimble shooting left handed free throws for Loyola Marymount in honor of his friend and fallen teammate Hank Gathers in the 1990 NCAA tournament.
If I had told you at the beginning of the season that Gronk and Edelman would record 0 combined TD’s through the first 3 games would you have predicted the Pats to be 3-0?