That was total domination by the Celtics in last night’s 102-82 series-tying Game Four win over the Heat in Boston. I fully expect Boston to win this series, although my lifetime track record would indicate you should take no NBA betting advice from me. But I can smoke that brisket fawya…
Eighteen made three-pointers for Becky Hammon’s Las Vegas Aces in Monday night’s 104-76 WNBA rout of the L.A. Sparks. Vegas hit 11 of its first 12 threes of the game.
Physically, Pats quarterback Mac Jones looked a little “cheesy” and doughy in his rookie year. No more. He showed up jacked and bricked at New England’s offseason program, earning praise and respect from his teammates. Jones says all he did was clean up his diet and get more sleep. I should probably give him a call.
I’m totally turned off by Kyler Murray as both a player and a leader. He is both “Mr. September” and “Mr. Immature and Petulant.” He says he’s not going to show up for Arizona’s upcoming voluntary OTA because of his irrational contract dispute. Gee, maybe he’ll take all references to the Cardinals off his social media platforms again. Or hold his breath until he turns blue…
But since the Cards have clearly become the Reigning Drama Queens of the NFL, it’s natural they have been chosen as the featured team for the in-season version of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” for 2022. There will be no shortage of prime-time soap opera content in the desert.
The Canadian Football League thought it had its labor issues fixed last week when negotiators reached a tentative agreement on a new CBA. But the players on Monday nixed the deal, putting the scheduled June 9 regular season open in jeopardy. In addition to the usual issues like salaries, practice restrictions and revenue sharing, there’s a dispute about the number of Canadians required to be in starting lineups. This is only the second work stoppage in CFL history, and the first since 1974.
Nebraska is suspending its tradition of releasing red balloons following the Cornhuskers’ first touchdown in every home game. Darn worldwide helium shortage. They sometimes have a touchdown shortage in Lincoln these days as well.
That was a solid decision by MLB to give Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson a one-game suspension, although I probably would have made it three. Naw, man. You can’t call an African-American opponent (in this case White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson) “Jackie” and then claim innocence. Donaldson is appealing the suspension, and, oh, he just came down with COVID, too.