Nobody Expects the Unexpected in Sports

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BLEAV Sports with Fred and The Fantastics
Nobody Expects the Unexpected in Sports

The Monday Night Football game between LA and San Francisco saw the Rams lose 9-24 to the 49ers. Is there an ongoing issue with Matt Stafford’s right elbow? Does Kyle Shanahan have the Rams’ number? The 49ers are hard to track, as their play is not consistent from week to week. And the Rams seem to be missing something this season. Do they need a strong offensive line to back up the quarterbacks? In an unexpected development during the game, Bobby Wagner of the Rams tackled a fan that rushed onto the field with a smoke flare. Did he put himself at risk of injury? Should he have left fan control to the security guards that line the field, or was it a knee-jerk reaction? Will there be legal woes ahead?

Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors slugged Jordan Poole in an altercation during practice on Wednesday. Was this an attention-seeking move and an example of the “it’s all about me” entitlement mentality so often seen in sports these days? Whatever happened to teamwork and behaving in the best interests of the team? How will the Warriors deal with the incident?

Who will be the American League MVP between the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani, a pitcher with 34 home runs, and Aaron Judge of the Yankees with his 62 home runs? Otani has been advancing the game of baseball with his record-breaking achievements, and so has Judge with his humility, humanity, and the sharing of his mom with fans. Is there a way these deserving players can be co-MVPs?

There’s exciting baseball on the way with the playoffs just around the corner and four big games on Friday. The teams with the best records have their home-field advantage during the three-game Wild Card Series. Will the managers save their best pitchers for the next round or try to get the job done and move forward as early as possible? Will teams get rusty if they have too many days off in between, and are there players who perform well in the regular season, but during the playoffs not so much?

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