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Sports Update

Author: Austin Gatlin

Posted October 21st, 2020

NFL:

 

  • With a little under 2 minutes left in the game and the Miami Dolphins up 24-0 over the New York Jets, Dolphins head coach Brian Flores took out starter Ryan Fitzpatrick and put in 5th overall pick Tua Tagovailoa. Tua threw and completed his first two NFL career passes. After the game, Tua went and sat on the 15-yard line of the field soaking in the moment. It has been nearly a year since Tua suffered a possible career-ending hip injury while at the University of Alabama.

 

  • Philadelphia Eagles star tight end Zach Ertz will miss 3-4 weeks due to a high ankle sprain.

 

  • The NFL has concluded their review of the Tennessee Titans and how they have handled their COVID-19 outbreaks. Although no individuals will be punished, the team will be fined an unknown amount.

    

 

NCAA:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • As week 8 of college football approaches, The BIG 10 conference is just getting started. Saturday will mark the first games this season for the BIG 10 after an offseason of back and forth decisions on if they would play this fall. Ohio State Athletic Director BIG 10 “in this together”.

 

  • Luke Fulton and Charles Willekes, both linebackers at Michigan State, have been suspended after being charged with sexual assault early last month. Fulton was originally charged with a misdemeanor for aggravated assault.

    

 

NHL:

    Although the NHL season came to the end just a little while ago, off-season surprises are never really a surprise, in any sport. Joyful and exciting moments arise for some fans, while others are heartbroken and angered by changes made. Hockey fans experienced heartbreaking news Monday morning as legendary broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick announced his retirement. Doc has had a storied career calling 22 Stanley cup finals. He has won eight Emmy awards for play by play, seven straight from 2014-2020. Doc was inducted into the hockey hall of fame in 2011. He will be dee

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