Butler’s demand hurt the team. They became disjointed and distracted and started losing. Case in point: The Wolves slipped to 4-9, including five consecutive losses and being 0-8 on the road.
The World Series, won by Boston in five games, was consistent with what they have done all year. They beat New York in the Divisional playoff series three games to one.
They look the same but don’t have the same swagger. An injury here and a missed kick or two there, the inability to run the football, plus turnovers, and suddenly winning football games has become a thing of the past.
0-2 Buffalo is here Sunday when the Vikings will honor at halftime former head coach Dennis Green by inducting him into the team’s Ring of Honor. Green’s family, including his window Marie Green, daughters Patti and Vanessa, and son Zachary will receive a personal artist-painted portrait of Green.
The controversial protests by some players during the national anthem the last two years, ignited by quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have been a source of division among the owners, fans, some media and players. Some sports fans were irritated with the players’ choice to protest and their right to do so.
Sparano, in his third season with the Vikings, was 58 years old. He was one of the big reasons the Vikings had their best season in 2017 since 2004, winning 14 games and losing to eventual Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia in the NFC Championship game.
It’s good the Vikings got around to honoring Dennis Green, because all he did was make NFL history. Since Kevin Warren became chief operating officer of the Vikings — he’s been here 13 years now — the first Black COO of an NFL franchise and the highest ranking Black executive on the business side of an NFL team.
The Warriors remember what happened two years ago when Cleveland rallied from 0-2 to win the title in seven games. The Warriors were 73-9 in the regular season.
Starting Thursday, May 31 in Oakland, for the first time in NBA history and in sports history, the same two teams, Cleveland and Golden State, will play for the NBA Championship for the fourth straight year.
By a vote of 6-3, the Supreme Court’s “Ready, Set, Go” decision has pushed opened the door for sports betting to become legal. First of all, we should not be surprised; after all, it’s America, the Land of the Free. Oh, that’s right. We (Black people) have not always been free for 400 years. Somebody […]