July 17, 2024

Morning Sports activities Replace

Belichick had a humorous response when requested if he is a “Swiftie.”

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Invoice Belichick mentioned that he managed to catch a few of Taylor Swift’s live performance in Could. AP Photograph/Matt Ludtke

The Purple Sox defeated the Yankees 6-5 on Sunday, finishing a weekend sweep of the longtime rivals. New York has now misplaced eight in a row.

Boston, in the meantime, is three video games behind the Mariners for the ultimate American League wild-card spot, and begins a four-game sequence in opposition to the Astros in Houston tonight at 8:10 p.m. ET.

Invoice Belichick was impressed with Taylor Swift: Although he mentioned he “doesn’t do live shows” in 2016, it’s been effectively established that Invoice Belichick is a famous music fan.

The longtime Patriots coach has made no secret through the years that he likes traditional rock musicians like Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi. Add Taylor Swift to that record of names.

Throughout a Monday morning interview with WEEI’s “The Greg Hill Present,” Belichick mentioned a variety of subjects largely pertaining to the Patriots. However alongside soccer, he was additionally requested if he’d managed to catch any live shows this summer season.

“Noticed a bit little bit of Taylor,” Belichick acknowledged. The Could present he attended at Gillette Stadium coincided with heavy rains, however Swift was undeterred in a present final greater than three hours.

“That was fairly spectacular,” Belichick mentioned of Swift’s efficiency. “She’s robust, man. Simply stood on the market and performed proper by means of it.”

Belichick was requested a vital follow-up: Does he considers himself to be a “Swiftie”?

“I don’t find out about that,” he replied. “I don’t know what ‘formally’ is. What does that imply, like you’ve a sweatshirt or one thing?”

“Effectively look, I’m positively on the ‘You [have] to relax,’” Belichick added, referencing a 2019 Swift track. “That’s fairly good. You’ve acquired to relax. There are a number of occasions when that’s very acceptable.”

Trivia: A former Invoice Belichick assistant mentioned in a 2021 interview that he used to attend live shows with the legendary coach.

“We went to see The Eagles, Joe Walsh, Ringo Star, Phil Collins,” the ex-assistant mentioned. “Everyone has these critical moments about teaching video games and all that sort of factor, however we had a bit little bit of enjoyable now and again, too.”

Are you able to title which former Belichick assistant mentioned this?

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Trace: His jobs each instantly earlier than and after working for Belichick have been head teaching roles on the school degree (Toledo, Michigan State).

Extra from Boston.com:

The boys’s 100-meter last on the World Championships: U.S. sprinter Noah Lyles received it on the wire.

Spain reigns: For the primary time within the historical past of its girls’s staff, Spain emerged as World Cup champions on Sunday after Olga Carmona’s objective was sufficient in a 1-0 win over England.

It was a day of absolute blended feelings for Carmona, the 23-year-old left again, as she helped her nation attain the height of world soccer. Nonetheless after the sport, the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) revealed that Carmona’s father had died earlier than the ultimate following a protracted battle with an sickness. Carmona was informed after the sport, sharing a dedication to him on her social media.

“I do know that you’ve been watching me tonight and that you’re happy with me,” she wrote in a social media message. “Relaxation in peace dad.”

On at the present time: In 1984, the Purple Sox defeated the Royals 11-1. Jim Rice and Tony Armas hit house runs to energy the offense, and rookie Roger Clemens struck out 15 in a whole sport effort.

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Day by day spotlight: Cameron Charlemagne made a diving catch for the Smithfield, Rhode Island little league staff in an eventual win on Sunday.

Trivia reply: Nick Saban