Cubs starting pitcher dominates, bats do enough, bullpen makes it really close. Ah. The rhythms have already been established.
Tyler Chatwood was on one tonight. He ran into trouble in the 7th as he emptied the tank, but for 6+ innings he was commanding everything, the cutter looked even better than last time out (if that’s possible), and he got 20(!) whiffs on the night, netting 11 strikeouts through 6.2. Just two walks and three hits. It was brilliant.
In that 7th, although he got a couple o…
Big Ten to start 10-game conference slate on Sept. 3; Michigan-Ohio State to be Oct. 24 – ESPN
The Big Ten football schedule has two bye weeks built in for each team, with the regular season ending Nov. 21 and the conference title game on Dec. 5. There is ample flexibility to account for games that need to be rescheduled.
The Big Ten will play a 10-game, conference-only football schedule that begins Labor Day weekend and includes ample flexibility, the league announced Wednesday morning.
Each team has two open weeks, and the schedule has four weeks built in to reschedule games, including a league-wide open week on Nov. 28. The model allows for opening games on the weekend of Sept. 3-5 to be moved to Sept. 12, Sept. 19 or Sept. 26 “through strategic sequencing.”
The regular season is set to wrap up Nov. 21, and …
Michigan State football forced to play in Ann Arbor in reworked Big Ten schedule – Detroit Free Press
Here’s what we know about Michigan State football’s revamped Big Ten schedule.
Michigan State Spartans football coach Mel Tucker speaks to the media on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in East Lansing.
Detroit Free Press
If there is college football this fall, Mel Tucker’s debut at Michigan State won’t be against the opponent he expected.
But he also would face Michigan sooner than planned. And not in Spartan Stadium.
The Spartans are scheduled to open the 10-game revamped Big Ten-only season at home against Minnesota the week of Sept. 3-5, the conference revealed Wednesday morn…
How Tyrann Mathieu Found His Way Through the Chaos On and Off the Field – Sports Illustrated
A nomadic star, Mathieu became the missing piece in the Chiefs’ Super Bowl puzzle. And amid the turbulence of a pandemic and social upheaval, he emerged as one of the most prominent voices among athlete activists.
Tyrann Mathieu looked up, past the red-and-gold confetti falling from the sky, and saw only stars, like the whole galaxy had been lit. He could hardly speak. He couldn’t move. The screaming fans, the euphoric teammates, the thuds of bass coming from the speakers—it all faded into a dreamlike silence. Mathieu asked himself a question he already knew the answer to: How in the world did I end up here?
On the night the Chiefs secured their first Super Bowl berth in half a century last January, he c…
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