Bowl Game Canceled For Weather, Clemson Players Mystified For Testing Positive, Cheez-It Bowl Disaster, LeBron Dodges Bullet
BarnBurner Sports Writer
Thursday, December 27, 2018
For the first time since 1941, a Bowl game was canceled. In 1941, the game was canceled due to the attack on Pearl Harbor, and Wednsdays’s matchup between Boston College and Boise State was canceled due to thunderstorms (the first time a game was canceled due to weather issues). Boston College was leading the matchup 7-0, but the game was ruled a no contest.
In an odd twist of drama to the much anticipated Cotton Bowl semi-final matchup between #3 Notre Dame vs #2 Clemson on Saturday, three Clemson players were found ineligible due to testing positive for a banned substance. The players were shocked with the findings having never heard of the substance ostarine, which was found in their routine tests. The players affected are defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence, backup offensive lineman Zach Gisella and tight end Braden Galloway. All three have hired lawyers and are investigating everything including the Epsom salts in their floating tank.
The Cheez-It Bowl between TCU and Cal is trending as the most ridiculously bad bowl game in history. By combining for 9 interceptions, even the bowl’s former sponsor, Buffalo Wild Wings took to twitter to roast the teams, saying, “Cal-TCU is headed to overtime, and we’ve never owed you a bigger apology.” TCU 10, Cal 7
Laker fans can breathe a sigh of relief after hearing the MRI on LeBron’s left groin did not show any significant damage. LeBron strained his groin on Tuesday night during the third quarter of a win over the Warriors. LeBron will not play on Thursday night against Sacramento and is listed day to day, but according to James who tweeted, “Dodged a bullet! Sheesh. to the almighty above! #BackInNoTime“