This and That


Week of October 16th, 2017 


Each week I'll write about the world of sports:

*I cant believe USA will not be in the World Cup.  I don’t know much soccer but loved watching us compete. No red,  white and blue hurts!

*The Mets should get on the phone at once and lock John Farrell up NOW !

*It was upset city in college football. Clemson, Auburn, Washington and Washington State were top 10 teams that lost.

*When will NCAA finally make a DECISION ON the academic situation involving UNC? Totally embarrassing!

*NC State's Braxton Beverly was denied eligibility by the NCAA. He transferred from Ohio State when Thad Matta left and he should have been given a chance to play right away. 

*The Raiders have dropped four in a row. They lost to the Chargers and Derek Carr did play.




Stock Up and Down

Week of October 16th, 2017


The Astros won the first two ALCS games vs. the Yankees.

LSU rallied to beat Auburn.

Miami rallied to beat Georgia Tech.

The Dolphins upset the Falcons.

LeVeon Bell rushed for 179 yards in a win over Kansas City. 

Michigan RB Karan Higdon rushed for 200 yards vs. Indiana.

Alabama blew out Arkansas.

The Cardinals acquired Adrian Peterson.

The 76ers gave Joel Embiid a five-year extension.

Andrew Wiggins got a five-year extension from Minnesota.

Paul Molitor got a new deal with the Twins. 


Clemson was stunned by Syracuse.

The U. S. soccer team was eliminated from the World Cup.

The Red Sox fired manager John Farrell.

The Niners and Brown remained winless.

The Lions got blitzed by the Saints.

Washington was upset by Arizona State.

Washington State was blown out by California.

Louisville lost at home to Boston College.

Oregon State and football coach Gary Anderson parted ways.

The Niners waived NaVorro Bowman.


Quote of the Week

"The 192 Dolphins are celebrating as the Chiefs lost, leaving no unbeaten teams in the NFL."

  -Dick Vitale