Sport Patrick Mahomes gives props to his pops with a sweet retweet
Pac-12 student-athletes threaten boycott unless demands are met
The year 2020 has seen sports take a major turn at activism and athletes becoming more vocal about their rights. The latest comes from student-athletes in the Pac-12. They have written an article for The Players Tribune outlining dema nds and saying they will boycott unless they are met. #WeAreUnited in our commitment to secure fair treatment for college athletes. Due to COVID-19 and other serious concerns, we will opt-out of Pac-12 fall camp and game participation unless the following demands are guaranteed in writing by our conference to protect and benefit both scholarship athletes and walk-ons.
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Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes II wasn’t the first and only talented athlete in his family as he reminded Twitter followers on Saturday.
His father, Patrick Sr., was a former Major League Baseball pitcher from 1992 to 2003 who played for the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB: Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes buys from Kansas City Royals
Patrick Mahomes looks outside the box and invests in an MLB franchise. The Quarterback and Super Bowl MVP of the Kansas City Chiefs is now a shareholder in the Kansas City Royals. © Provided by SPOX Patrick Mahomes becomes a shareholder in the Kansas City Royals. The Royals officially announced Mahomes' entry on Tuesday and mentioned in a statement that Mahomes had "spent a lot of time as a child in clubhouses".
Dad’s stats may not have been overall great, but damn if this isn’t cool. And his respectful son wanted to give him a shout-out on the 21st anniversary of this feat.
August 1, 1999: Mets reliever Pat Mahomes (— This Day In Sports Clips (@TDISportsClips) ) drives in the game-winning run in the top of the 13th inning & then strikes out the final batter in a 5-4 Mets win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
As my own father would often say: Good on ya, son.MORE:
In rugged 2020, Patrick Mahomes remains king of America’s top sport. His latest endorsement deal: BioSteel. .
This year is going down as a rough one for many businesses, the NFL included, especially if America’s most popular sports league can’t finish its 2020 season. In February, Mahomes won Super Bowl MVP as he guided the Chiefs to their first championship in 50 years. In early July, he signed a historic 10-year, $503 million extension, the largest contract in NFL history. Mahomes — the undisputed king of the NFL, if the indignant reaction to his NFL Top 100 ranking was any indication — is still adding to his burgeoning portfolio, as he officially signed a multi-year deal with BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc. as an equity partner Tuesday.