The news on Wednesday morning that the Big Ten was reversing course and will play football this fall prompted a succinct but welcome response from Gophers coach P.J. Fleck on Twitter.
The two-word statement, on “Row the Boat, Ski U Mah” stationery, was just what Gophers fans were waiting for after the Big Ten originally pulled the plug on the season on Aug. 11 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Now comes the next challenge for Fleck and his Gophers: building on a breakthrough …
Los Angeles Angels’ Albert Pujols passes Willie Mays on all-time home run list – ESPN
Angels slugger Albert Pujols homered twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list in a 6-2 win over the Rangers on Friday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Albert Pujols needed nearly five weeks to tie Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list. It took only five days for the Los Angeles Angels slugger to pass him.
Pujols hit No. 661 in the fifth inning on Friday night against the Texas Rangers to break the tie with Mays, then connected again in his next at-bat in the 6-2 victory.
“I knew that whenever it happens, whether it was going to be this year or next year, it was going to happen,” he said. “I definitely wa…
UPDATE: Steele’s flight north called off, doubt on sore Pie’s future – AFL
Steele Sidebottom won’t head to Queensland after all but Tom Langdon faces a call on his future
COLLINGWOOD midfielder Steele Sidebottom won’t play any part in the Pies’ final campaign after the complexity of quarantine and finals fixturing made his planned trip north too difficult.
Sidebottom’s partner Alisha gave birth to their daughter Matilda last Saturday night and coach Nathan Buckley told reporters on Saturday morning that the three of them had planned to rejoin the Magpies in Queensland.
But only a few hours later, those plans were called off after discussions with the AFL and Q…
‘Things didn’t quite go to plan’: Veteran Giant announces retirement from AFL – Fox Sports
Veteran ruckman Sam Jacobs has called time on his career, ending his contract a year early to retire from the game after over 200 matches across three clubs.
Jacobs and the Giants on Saturday confirmed the big man had decided he wouldnt play on in 2021, despite being contracted for next year.
It means Jacobs career games tally finishes at 208 across 14 seasons with Carlton, Adelaide and the Giants.
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Jacobs was traded from the Crows to the Giants a…
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