The Big Lead’s PM Sports Roundup, which is praying for everyone in Las Vegas today.
A legend passes?: Tom Petty has reportedly passed away at 66 after being found in cardiac arrest, according to multiple reports. (Though TMZ is now saying that he has a DNR order but has not passed away yet). On what was already a terrible day in this country, one of the greatest American songwriters and performers is apparently leaving us. Petty’s entire catalog is amazing and even if you were never a big fan I urge you to take a deep dive today.
Braves GM steps down amid scandal: Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella has resigned amid an investigation into whether the team broke international signing rules. The 39-year-old Coppolella helped build one of baseball’s best farm systems since taking over in October of 2015.
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In Case You Missed It On The Big Lead: College Football Has a Big Clemson vs Alabama Problem, Joe Flacco is Closer to the Bench, Definitely Not Elite, Tiger Woods Appears to Be Dating the GM of His Florida Restaurant, Erica Herman, Los Angeles Chargers Had Another Awful Crowd At StubHub Center In Week 4.
Around the Sports Internet: Klay Thompson says he’d consider taking a discount to stay with the Golden State Warriors, The NBA’s Atlantic Division will be fascinating this season, The Pac-12’s awful scheduling screwed USC and likely the conference’s playoff hopes, No ruling yet in the Ezekiel Elliott appeals court case.
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