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September 29, 2019

It was an interesting weekend in college football.

Clemson almost fell from the unbeatens. North Carolina took the Tigers to the wire, one week after losing to Appalachian State. Mack Brown’s team failed to convert a two-point attempt in the final minutes and Clemson escaped with a 21-20 victory.

Alabama and Oklahoma won easily again. Tua Tagliavoa and Jalen Hurts continued to put up impressive Heisman numbers. Justin Fields also impressed as Ohio State won at Nebraska.

In the NFL, the Chiefs got to the winner’s circle, edging an improved Lions team.

The Bucs got a big win over the Rams in Los Angeles. Bruce Arians’ offense went wild in the surprise.

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September 23, 2019

It was a wild weekend in college football. Washington State QB Anthony Gordon threw nine TD passes and his team lost! UCLA rallied from a 49-17 deficit to beat the Cougars in Pullman, 67-63.

Arkansas lost to San Jose State. North Carolina lost to Appalachian State. Georgia beat Notre Dame in a tight battle of top 10 teams. Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State rolled. Wisconsin was impressive in a win over Michigan.

In the NFL, the Patriots and Cowboys moved to 3-0. The Jets and Dolphins fell to 0-3. The Lions won at Philadelphia to climb to 2-0-1.

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September 16, 2019

There are several teams off to good starts in the NFL. Look at the Bills, Ravens and Niners among teams out of the gate 2-0.

The Dolphins have been woeful, giving up 40+ at home in consecutive weeks. The Giants fell to 0-2 as the offense struggled again.

The Steelers fell to 0-2 and lost Ben Roethlisberger to an elbow injury.

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September 9, 2019

The US Open produced special tennis. Rafa Nadal had to work almost five hours to beat 23-year old Danil Medvedev. Raa got his 19th Grand Slam title, moving just one behind Roger Federer.

Serena Williams fell short of tying Margaret Court, missing on a 24th Slam. She lost to 19-year old Bianca Andreescu.

The first full week of the NFL season saw the Ravens obliterate the Dolphins. Patrick Mahomes had another big game, as did Dak Prescott.

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September 2, 2019

I love going to the US Open.

You see the best of the best in action. Roger Federerenjoyed just another day in his tennis office; the guy is a Tennis Surgeon!

I shared a magical moment with GOAT Serena Williams, who I am hoping wins her 24th Grand Slam and makes tennis history . She deserves it and is one of the greatest athletes in the history of sports.

Handling tough moments for young phenoms a key in progressing: the support staff of Coco Gauff has to be at their BEST!

I have never seen such a multi-talented player in pro tennis a la Nick Kyrgios that has such a lackadaisical attitude. He picks spots and relies on his lethal 135 mph serve but plays so many loose points. Must be a nightmare to coach.

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Quote of the Week

“This Rock Chalk Jayhawk team is getting better and better and no doubt will be a legit contender to win it all.

 -Dick Vitale