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Making the case for the Patriots

2 Minute Drill: Making the case for the Patriots



Is sportscenter 5 2 minute drill early in the season. If the patriots were on trial, they would have been found guilty of being not very good. But the patriots slowly built their case. We heard testimony from the Jets who helplessly watched the patriots put up 54 points against them. Then the Patriots broke into the homes of the chargers and panthers and took their dignity and stole their pride. Then it was the browns who didn’t acquit themselves at all. And by the time the patriots took the fifth, winning their fifth in a row against the falcons, all the admissible evidence pointed to a verdict that the patriots weren’t just a good team, they were contenders and at the patriots still stood accused of being anything less

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Spencer Rattler transfer to Arizona State football? ESPN host shoots down ASU speculation

Speculation has surrounded Spencer Rattler and the Arizona State Sun Devils as a possible transfer destination for the Oklahoma quarterback since Rattler was benched as the Sooners starting quarterback.

It reached a boiling point after Rattler announced he was entering the transfer portal earlier this week.

But a tweet from an ESPN College Football host quieted a lot of the speculation surrounding Rattler and ASU as his future home.

Matt Barrie, also an ESPN SportsCenter host and ASU graduate, tweeted out Wednesday that Rattler would not be going to ASU.

He tweeted: “CFB transfer portal news: Spencer Rattler is not transferring to Arizona State.”

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His tweet conflicts with other reports that Rattler would end up at Arizona State.

Former ASU player Jordan Simone, also a former football broadcaster for the Sun Devils, tweeted out earlier this week that

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Heat’s Markieff Morris Out 14 Straight Games With No Update


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Markieff Morris #8 of the Miami Heat poses for a photo during Media Day at FTX Arena on September 27, 2021 in Miami, Florida.

Miami Heat‘s head coach Erik Spoelstra confidently stated that the team has moved on from the violent altercation between Markieff Morris and Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic however, the veteran forward hasn’t been seen or heard from since taking a blindside hit to the back on November 8.

The Heat announced on Thursday, December 2, that Morris would not be traveling with the team to take on the Indiana Pacers on Friday, which means the 32-year-old will be missing his 14th straight game.

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What’s especially disconcerting is that the organization has been especially cagey about giving updates on Morris’s status. At first, he was

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Chiney Ogwumike takes her next step in her media career with NBA Today

Ever since she started her broadcast career at ESPN, Chiney Ogwumike has been trying to go with the flow, taking advantage of whatever opportunities she could while still being a professional athlete.

Whether that was anchoring SportsCenter Africa or being a basketball analyst on the domestic version, producing the film “144” about the WNBA bubble or even hosting a daily radio show over the past year — the first Black woman to have that national platform on ESPN — Ogwumike hasn’t had any preconceived notions about where she wants to end up. As Ogwumike tells SB Nation, “the goal at ESPN was to be a sponge and soak up and learn”.

That path has given Ogwumike a diverse skill set. She can talk about any sport now even if her specialty is basketball — she’s proud of the fact that her football knowledge has grown to the point that she

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