Lot. Of. Action. Saturday night was loaded with entertaining games. Steve gives us the report from the Georgia invasion inside Notre Dame Stadium; I mention the T-Rex invasion at Michigan Stadium. Various coaches’ behavior is discussed. Clemson-Louisville will be close.
If you knew John Saunders, it was likely from his 30-year career with ESPN/ABC, during which he served as a play-by-play broadcaster and studio host. What you didn’t know is that he suffered from depression. He kept it a secret from most people until writing all about it in his autobiography, Playing Hurt: My Journey from Despair to Hope. I wrote about the book, published recently, a year after his death, for the Dana Foundation website.
It was a significant Saturday in the SEC, as Georgia and Auburn both hit the road for high-profile match-ups. I recap their mixed results and bring you the highlight plays — an 87-yard loss among them — from the conference.
I attended the Labor Day game between the hapless Mets and unseasoned Phillies. When two bad teams play, you have to look a little deeper to find the entertainment.
A record-setting upset, an improbable comeback, and a confetti-worthy performance highlighted the true opening weekend of college football. We discuss those games and look ahead to the big matchups: Can Oklahoma win in Columbus? Rate, subscribe, and share!
Every Tuesday, I’ll be recapping the week that was in SEC football and looking ahead to the coming Saturday. My first report covers Alabama’s big win over Florida State and the mixed results for the rest of the conference. I’ll continue to post links to the stories, which appear on CBS Local, here.
This weekend’s baseball games in Houston can’t undo the damage of Hurricane Harvey, but sports have helped in the healing process before.