It *does* rain in Southern California, and at Petco Park, even if you’ve heard that it doesn’t. The San Diego Padres grounds crew experienced several of those unplanned moments on Monday when Petco Park flooded and turned into a swimming pond for ducks. On Monday, the Padres grounds crew was doing their work, getting the field ready for a new layer of sod.
The Atlanta Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl 51 before losing to the New England Patriots in overtime. It was a game that many sports fans will never forget. You also may remember that the Falcons went into the locker room at half up 21-3 with all the momentum. Then, the halftime show happened. The Super Bowl halftime show, which featured Lady Gaga, made for a 30-minute halftime compared to the 12-minute intermission in the regular season. Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu said the long layoff contributed to the epic Super Bowl meltdown. Sanu said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Friday when asked about the halftime show’s negative effect: “It definitely did. Because usually,
Striker Francis Koné has a statistic that isn’t on any score sheet, but might be unmatched in professional sports: He claims to have saved four people’s lives on the field. The 26-year-old from Togo jumped into action over the weekend in the Czech Republic following a collision that left opposing goalkeeper Martin Borkovec laying on the ground, struggling to breathe.