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By Marc Lawrence Let The Games Begin.
In a conference call with major league sports commissioners on Saturday, President Donald Trump said he believes the NFL season should start on time in September, sources familiar with the call told ESPN. Trump also said he hopes to have fans back in stadiums and arenas by August and September, sources said, though it is currently unclear if medical experts find that to be a realistic timeline amid the current coronavirus pandemic. That’s good news … on the surface, at least. Remember, this comes from the same man that wanted families to gather in church on Easter Sunday and who insists he is not going to wear a mask as recommended by the CDC. NBA commissioner Adam Silver told those on the call that the leagues were the first to shut down and that they would love to lead the way in starting the economy once there was an “all clear” from public health officials. Read more on this here.
Ball Park Franks
From the 2020 PLAYBOOK Football Preview Guide magazine:Arkansas went through five quarterbacks on their way to a 2-10 record in 2019. Former Florida QB Feleipe Franks entered the transfer portal and will be the Razorbacks’ new signal caller in 2020. In three injury-filled seasons with Florida, Franks was 367-of-622 for 4,593 yards with 38 TDs and 17 INTs. FYI: Franks was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2019 MLB Draft.
Hanging With The Mad Scientist
New Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach, AKA The Mad Scientist, put his tit in the wringer when he tweeted the message below. It was pulled from his Twitter page as soon as the s – – t hit the fan. Insensitive … probably. Funny … as hell.
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