Down 13 games in the standings. Down four runs with the division crown on the line.
I think the script for Moneyball 2 is being written right before our eyes.
Billy Beane and the perpetual underdog Oakland Athletics are at it again. They are proving experts wrong, frustrating big money division rivals like the Angels and Rangers along the way.
Rule 8, Section 1, Article 3, Item 5 of the NFL rulebook states:
Simultaneous catch. If a pass is caught simultaneously by two eligible opponents, and both players retain it, the ball belongs to the passers. It is not a simultaneous catch if a player gains control first and an opponent subsequently gains joint control. If the ball is muffed after simultaneous touching by two such players, all the players of the passing team become eligible to catch the loose ball.
Last night this was the rule that came into play. Came into question. Came to be famous.
It’s been quite the ride, but all good things must come to an end.
That was rhe case with legendary UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun, who retired today after 40 years as a head coach.
“There have been some bumps in the road,” he said. “But we are headed in the right direction.”