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Sport Roundup: Mookie Betts Saves the Day; Surfing Through a Pandemic; Home Improvement Star Arrested

17:05  18 october  2020
17:05  18 october  2020 Source:   thebiglead.com

Opinion: MLB's season of sacrifice amid pandemic ends with galling breach of protocol by Justin Turner

  Opinion: MLB's season of sacrifice amid pandemic ends with galling breach of protocol by Justin Turner Justin Turner was removed from Game 6 of World Series because of a positive COVID-19 test. Then, he returned to field to celebrate the championship.For 58 days, Major League Baseball avoided a positive coronavirus test among its hundreds of players. As the playoffs unfolded, the player pool shrank and its teams were shuffled into luxe isolation, the protocols and the logistics and the myriad sacrifices that went into staging this unprecedented season built a kind of momentum that made the whole operation seem invulnerable.

If Betts never plays a game for the Dodgers before stepping into the open market next fall, the team will have given up a major league outfielder with Then again, a month ago we couldn’t foresee anything causing us to contemplate a summer and fall without Major League Baseball filling the days and nights.

LA Dodgers manager Dave Roberts joins SportsCenter to discuss the late start to the MLB season and how Mookie Betts has already impacted the team.

Cowboys planning on tagging Dak Prescott once again ... Melvin Gordon could be facing stiff punishment from the NFL ... Zachery Ty Bryan, who played Brad on Home Improvement, arrested on charges of assault and strangulation ... No more 30-day free Netflix trials ... Mookie Betts saved the damn day ... Protests continue on Bangkok streets ... Sergio Aguero won't face discipline for touching female official ... Trevor Lawrence has elevated his play to an insane level .... Donald Trump's late-game outreach to suburban women looks like this .... More and more people are surfing ...

Debbe Dunning, Zachery Ty Bryan are posing for a picture: Mark Davis/Getty Images © Provided by The Big Lead Mark Davis/Getty Images

The argument that ineffective authoritarianism is still authoritarianism. [New York Magazine]

'You have to start somewhere': Playoff plan provides a path for MLB to have fans in 2021

  'You have to start somewhere': Playoff plan provides a path for MLB to have fans in 2021 The NLCS and World Series at Globe Life Field have had fans in attendance, which MLB hopes can help put a plan in place for all teams in 2021.For Major League Baseball, returning to some semblance of a life it once knew – not just games, but fans, not just TV revenue, but paying customers – has been going on all of one week.

The Mookie Betts Trade Is A Disaster. A New Day in Dodgertown: How the Dodgers Became a Professional Powerhouse. Stark Raving Sports.

In the days since he committed his atrocity former friends and ex-girlfriends have come forward to describe Betts as a deeply troubled young man who at times professed himself 'frightened' of his own dark thoughts. On one occasion Betts came over to Kollie's home to assemble a pistol.

Teofimo Lopez announced his arrival on the big stage with a fearless and surprising victory. [Yahoo Sports]

Good for Dick Vitale, whose love of the Tampa Bay Rays is one of the purest things. [The Big Lead]

Being so depressed that you believe you're a chicken does not sound great. [New York Post]

Happened to see Children of Men for the first time and revisited Roger Ebert's four-star review. The man could write. [Roger Ebert]

Simon & Garfunkel -- America

Listen to Niecy Nash Recite Her Wedding Vows in Wife Jessica Betts' Music Video .
Niecy Nash's wife Jessica Betts recently released her music video for "Catch Me," which features a recording of the newlyweds' vows. Listen to them here and get another look at Nash's wedding gown.The newlyweds played a recording of the vows they exchanged on their big day in a new music video for Betts' song "Catch Me," released Oct. 7.

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