Two-Minute Drill: Tatum Unsure Of Durant Trade, England Smash Sweden

Jonathan Grant | July 27th, 2022

1st Down: Anytime a big rumor comes out, fans are curious as to what the players involved might have to say. After reports came out stating that the Boston Celtics were interested in a possible trade for Kevin Durant with the Brooklyn Nets, we have to say this case is no different. Jayson Tatum, the leader of the C’s, isn’t too big on the idea of Durant coming in, stating “I love our team” and also indicating it wasn’t his decision on whether to bring him in or not. By the sound of it, Tatum would prefer to keep Jaylen Brown and co., and you can’t blame him after their run to the Finals this past season.

2nd Down: Julio Jones has found his new team. And it just so happens that Tom Brady has found a new weapon, too. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to sources, signed the former long-time Falcon on Tuesday to a one-year deal as he attempts to bounce back from a slow 2021 with the Tennessee Titans. Jones is a seven-time Pro Bowler, but he is coming off a year where he made just 31 catches for 434 yards. He had only one touchdown and he featured in only 10 games. The 33 year-old can be a game changer, but there are serious questions about his ability to do it consistently at this more advanced age.

3rd Down: The second annual WNBA Commissioner’s Cup is in the books as of Tuesday, with the Las Vegas Aces taking the title in a potential Finals match up with the Chicago Sky. The 93-83 win saw the Aces get 24 points from Kelsey Plum and double-double showings from both Candace Parker and A’ja Wilson, but the MVP went to Chelsea Gray following a performance that saw her record 19 points, five assists, and four rebounds. The Sky are defending champs, but they have struggled to cope with the Aces this term, and this outcome underlines that fact.

4th Down: Football might just be coming ‘home’ as they old saying goes. England continued their march toward the trophy on Tuesday as they hammered Sweden 4-0 at Euro 2022, setting up a clash with either France or Germany in the Final. Beth Mead scored after 34 minutes to give the Three Lionesses a half time lead before Lucy Bronze, Alessia Russo, via the most audacious backheel, and Fran Kirby assured the emphatic ‘W.’

Next Article
  • Cardinals Bash Rockies, Astros Pummel White Sox

    If you like to see a lot of runs being scored in a Major League Baseball game, then you had your chance to see just that on Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Houston Astros dealt out resounding defeats. The Cards won their fourth straight contest by smacking the Colorado Rockies 13-0 at...

    Read More
  • Two-Minute Drill: Watson Settlement Reached, Sun And Storm Take 1-0 Leads

    1st Down: Deshaun Watson’s time out is now official after Thursday’s announcement that the NFL and the NFLPA had settled on an agreement. Following an initial six-game ban, the league appealed and was reportedly seeking a full season banishment. However, by working with the Players’ Association, they came to an 11-game decision and a $5...

    Read More
  • Yankees Walk It Off, Guardians Rally

    The New York Yankees have been in the middle of a serious rut of late. Coming into Wednesday night’s showdown with the Tampa Bay Rays, they were facing the possibility of being swept through three games. That didn’t come to fruition in the end, as they rallied from 4-0 down after the top of the...

    Read More
  • Two-Minute Drill: LeBron’s New Deal, CFP Leaving NCAA?

    1st Down: LeBron James will be a Los Angeles Laker for a little bit longer, with the team and the player agreeing a two-year extension to his deal on Wednesday according to his agency. The Lakers had been entering the last season of the superstar’s deal, and it will now run potentially three more years...

    Read More
  • Braves Beat Mets Again, White Sox Win ‘Cy Young’ Duel

    The defending World Series champions are on a roll at the moment, winning for the eighth straight time on Tuesday night by defeating the New York Mets 5-0 in Atlanta. The Braves followed up a 13-1 trouncing on Monday with another calm performance, utilizing a strong showing from Charlie Morton on the mound and a...

    Read More
  • Braves Bash Mets To Win Again, Yankees Slump Continues

    The Atlanta Braves have gotten perilously close to the New York Mets in the NL East race only to see their rivals scoot away from them again. But after Monday evening, they are back to within 4.5 games after recording a 13-1 beating of their division rivals in the ATL for their seventh consecutive victory....

    Read More