Today’s question is a fun one. SBNation tweeted out yesterday asking for people to reply with what sports movie they can watch on repeat.
Which sports movie can you rewatch over and over?— SB Nation (@SBNation) March 19, 2020
So, if you could only watch one sports movie, what would it be and why?
Onto the links!
First thing, please STAY INSIDE! Only leave your house if absolutely necessary.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for all Californians to stay home comes after state estimate that half the population cld contract the coronavirus, leaving the state about 19,000 hospital beds short. https://t.co/Mep4yEe736— David Lauter (@DavidLauter) March 20, 2020
- On Thursday, MLB announced they will pay minor leaguers through the end of spring training, possibly longer during coronavirus shutdown.
“Each player who is under a Minor League Uniform Player Contract will receive a lump sum equal to the allowances that would have been paid through April 8th,” Major League Baseball said in a statement. “The exceptions to this plan are non-40-man-roster players who are already receiving Major League allowances; players who are currently receiving housing, food or other services from Clubs; and players who were not participating in, or expected to participate in, Minor League Spring Training.”
- After re-watching Game 7 of the 2002 World Series, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic went and re-watched Game 6, providing his play-by-play thoughts on the game. Definitely a fun read on a trip down memory lane.
- The Red Sox announced that Chris Sale will undergo ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgery (Tommy John) on his left elbow. He was set to begin the first year of his five-year contract worth $145 million.