Survival of the fittest
Week 12 was purported to be a quiet one in College Football. There weren’t many large video games on the schedule, but it surely rapidly was an train in survival.
Those who survived stored their College Football Playoff hopes alive. Those who didn’t have these goals finish. Spoiler alert, there was a playoff contender who dropped a recreation to an unranked crew.
no 3 Michigan wanted 9 fourth quarter factors to defeat an unranked Illinois crew and keep undefeated. It was ugly, however they stored their playoff hopes alive. Another crew that survived was No. 4 TCU. They remained undefeated after they defeated Baylor with a final second recreation successful discipline objective.
no 1 Georgia and No. 2 Ohio State each let their opponents dangle round in video games they need to have received simply. They received these video games, however neither regarded prepared for a playoff run.
The Top 5 crew that didn’t survive Saturday was No. 5 Tennessee. They had no reply for the unranked South Carolina offense. The Gamecocks jumped out to a 21-7 first quarter lead earlier than the Volunteers clawed their manner again into the sport.
It was South Carolina’s evening they usually put issues into an additional gear late within the recreation. The Cocks turned a 4 level lead late within the third quarter right into a 63-38 beat down.
One of the very best video games on Saturday was the shootout between No. 7 USC and No. 16 UCLA. The back-and-forth recreation ended with a 48-45 USC win. Defeating their rival and surviving the journey to the Rose Bowl stored the Trojans’ playoff hopes alive.
Don’t pimp a house run round Asdrubal Cabrera
World Series champion and two-time All-Star, Asdrubal Cabrera, is not a fan of pimping house runs. The 37-year-old made this clear on Saturday evening throughout a winter league recreation in Venezuela.
Cabrera, who hasn’t retired, final performed within the Major Leagues in 2021. Unfortunately his actions on Saturday evening in all probability aren’t going to assist him get signed by a crew.
In the eighth inning of a 3-3 recreation Carlos Castro hit a solo house run, his third of the sport. He celebrated his homer by staring down the opposing crew’s dugout and flipping his bat.
This didn’t sit effectively with the opposing crew and Cabrera ran over to greet Castro as he rounded first base. The greeting got here within the type of a left hand that dropped Castro and precipitated all hell to interrupt out.
Call me old-fashioned, however if you cannot throw at hitters anymore this is likely to be the subsequent neatest thing. Flip one and rejoice all you need. If you stare down your opponent you would possibly simply get rocked as you run across the bases.
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His newest transfer was leaving the choice to reinstate former President Trump’s account as much as a Twitter ballot. The individuals voted to reinstate him and so it was performed.
As of proper this minute, Trump hasn’t tweeted something since his account was reinstated. Say what you need about him, however he is pure leisure.
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