After what seemed like forever, Major League Baseball is back! The Phillies swept the Braves in an impressive opening series. The Men’s and Women’s Final Fours started over the weekend. Gonzaga and UCLA put on a thriller. Jalen Hurts will be wearing a new number to start the season. All this and so much more in this week’s Brew. Let’s get to it!
Ring the damn bell!
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) April 4, 2021
And it feels so good
Break out the Brooms!
Phillies sweep the Braves! pic.twitter.com/59aoH7obL7
— Fox Sports PHL Gambler (@foxphlgambler) April 4, 2021
Opening Day was great
— Philly Influencer (@PHL_Influencer) April 2, 2021
Scott Franzke with the call on the walkoff winner
— Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) April 1, 2021
Didi Gregorius had a spectacular catch
Didi Gregorius with the chest catch!!
— SBR Sports Picks (@SBRSportsPicks) April 1, 2021
Zack Wheeler was fantastic on Saturday
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) April 3, 2021
The first dinger of the MLB season went to Miguel Cabrera in the snow
— Bally Sports Detroit (@BallySportsDET) April 1, 2021
Miguel Cabrera is the 3rd player to hit 350 HR with the @tigers organization.
He joins Al Kaline (399) and Norm Cash (373). pic.twitter.com/33mV1PUqct
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 1, 2021
Benches cleared on Saturday during the Reds-Cardinals game
Benches have cleared in the Reds-Cardinals game.
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) April 3, 2021
Fernando Tatis Jr. blasted his first of what I’m sure will be many dingers this year
That’s 1 for Nando. 💪 pic.twitter.com/MduhpGRobh
— MLB (@MLB) April 4, 2021
Joel Embiid returned from injury
Joel Embiid welcomed WARMLY by @sixers fans. 🥺
There were MVP chants too. pic.twitter.com/TaPAAOl9VN
— Lauren Rosen (@LaurenMRosen) April 4, 2021
Gonzaga will face Baylor for the title on Monday Night
GONZAGA VS. BAYLOR FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP pic.twitter.com/0KTVlYqczV
— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 4, 2021
Gonzaga survived UCLA in an instant Classic
— thepibrew (@thepibrew) April 4, 2021
Was that a better game and finish than this one in 2016?
— This Day In Sports Clips (@TDISportsClips) April 4, 2020
Or who could forget Duke vs Kentucky from Philly in 1992?
🗓 This day in sports: 3/28/92
Christian Laettner hits “The Shot” as Duke shocks Kentucky 😳
— Borgata Sports (@BorgataSports) March 28, 2020
Back to the Zags & UCLA… this headline says it all
Sometimes the copy editors who write our headlines are exceptional. Other times, as in today, they are even better than that. pic.twitter.com/CGkgU9VHip
— Sam Farmer (@LATimesfarmer) April 4, 2021
Baylor dominated Houston
BAYLOR IS GOING TO THE NATTY! 🐻🏆 pic.twitter.com/WZl7tEEFJo
— theScore (@theScore) April 3, 2021
Money Money Money
Baylor 78, Houston 59.
The total closed at 135.
The final field goal of the game cashed the over.
Baylor (-5) 💰💰
Over 135 💰💰 pic.twitter.com/CkLBdhIVT3
— Fox Sports PHL Gambler (@foxphlgambler) April 3, 2021
Houston had no answer for Baylor
Houston looking for an answer to stop Baylor rn 😅 pic.twitter.com/Z6j0DFJY3u
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 3, 2021
Yep… pretty much
Checking in on Baylor-Houston pic.twitter.com/pT0ZIMD0t9
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) April 3, 2021
Stanford and Arizona made it to the Women’s National Championship Game
With Stanford and Arizona set to meet, it will mark the first women’s national championship game featuring two schools west of the Mississippi River since 1986, when Texas defeated USC.
— ESPN Women’s Hoops (@ESPN_WomenHoop) April 3, 2021
Stanford won a nail biter against Arizona
STANFORD WINS THE NATIONAL TITLE 🏆
It’s their first title since 1992.
Well earned. pic.twitter.com/VV53BlrtYx
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 5, 2021
The Champs are here
— Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) April 5, 2021
It came down to this
The way that Lexie Hull (guarding the inbounder) knows where Aari McDonald is heading behind her to slide and deny the initially open inbound disrupts the whole final play.
— Billy Heyen (@BillyHeyen) April 5, 2021
South Carolina’s season ended in the Final Four in heartbreak
This court-side view of the South Carolina and Stanford ending 😱
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 3, 2021
Arizona Head Coach Adia Barnes was fired up after taking down U-Conn
Arizona coach with the double finger and a “Fuck everybody” pic.twitter.com/vbN25V4ThX
— zeke (@zjr003) April 3, 2021
Jalen Hurts will have a new number this year
— The Liberty Line (@LibertyLinePHL) April 2, 2021
The MLB is taking a stand against the Republican’s recent Voter Suppression Bill
Huge news: Major League Baseball announces it will be moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta in response to the new voting laws passed by Georgia.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) April 2, 2021
Meanwhile, the Braves seem to be missing the point
The Braves statement regarding the moving of the MLB All-Star Game: pic.twitter.com/0Iapm3eIre
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) April 2, 2021
And the Anti-Cancel Culture mob are of course being hypocrites
— The Hill (@thehill) April 3, 2021
They can’t help themselves
Chair of the RNC: https://t.co/cw7hLQPFmc
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) April 3, 2021
Don the Con struck again
NEWS: The Trump operation refunded $122 million — more than 10% — of what it raised online in 2020.
Prechecked boxes withdrew $$$ weekly from unwitting supporters. Scores were ensnared. Fraud claims to banks soared.
My investigation into what happened:https://t.co/vu10yWJaEs
— Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) April 3, 2021
One of Former President Trump’s Fluffers wants to join Newsmaxx
Gaetz has told some of his allies he’s interested in becoming a media personality, and floated taking a role at Newsmax.
One of the sources said he has had early conversations with the network about what a position could look like.https://t.co/dhlyDgvkqU
— Axios (@axios) March 30, 2021
Well well well… look at what we have here
BREAKING: Matt Gaetz says he’s under federal investigation for sexual misconduct https://t.co/uB1s1J11sF
— Axios (@axios) March 30, 2021
The Feds found text messages
NEW: These text messages led the Feds to Matt Gaetz https://t.co/hk9lFDlron
— Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) April 2, 2021
No wonder Gaetz wanted Trump re-elected so badly
“Sources said Gaetz was part of a group of young male lawmakers who created a “game” to score their female sexual conquests, which granted “points” for various targets such as interns, staffers or other female colleagues”
https://t.co/KJbD1eVMHn via @ABC
— Charlie Sykes (@SykesCharlie) April 2, 2021
More about the Creep
The Post has fresh allegations that Gaetz showed people videos of naked women he had encounters with https://t.co/3j9XIDjJ9c
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 2, 2021
Look at this
— George Conway (@gtconway3d) April 2, 2021
Going on TV for an interview was not a very wise decision
Matt Gaetz responded to news he’s under federal investigation by talking to Tucker Carlson. It was a disaster. https://t.co/JW1DQVgZni
— Vox (@voxdotcom) March 31, 2021
This had to get the Curb Your Enthusiasm treatment
Tucker Carlson had Matt Gaetz on his show and Gaetz thanked him by dragging Carlson into his teen sex trafficking scandal.
This glorious television moment needed a soundtrack. Here you go… pic.twitter.com/ZORdOluxD8
— Eric Champnella (@champnella) March 31, 2021
SNL took it’s shots at Gaetz
SNL Weekend Update had some Matt Gaetz jokes pic.twitter.com/eSr8GT5LBY
— The Recount (@therecount) April 4, 2021
Tragedy struck the Capitol again this week
The Associated Press reports law enforcement officials identified the slain suspect as 25-year-old Noah Green from Indiana. https://t.co/66ZRQ9vmg6
— WATE 6 On Your Side (@6News) April 3, 2021
This guy is straight delusional
Mike Lindell declares that as a result of voter fraud lawsuit he’ll soon be filing, “Donald Trump will be back in office in August.” pic.twitter.com/5Ewtd9SZ1O
— Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch) March 29, 2021
Pretty cool wrestling news here
— Chris Jericho (@IAmJericho) April 2, 2021
DMX had a health scare
UPDATE: DMX has reportedly been taken off life support and is breathing on his own.https://t.co/O4qqKQSojR
— Complex (@Complex) April 3, 2021
Ruff Ryders for Life
‘Ruff Ryders’ Motorcycle Crew Rolls Up to DMX’s Hospital to Pay Tribute https://t.co/ukSsKVBNzK
— TMZ (@TMZ) April 4, 2021
The Canucks have a huge Covid problem on their hands
Via sources, here is the latest on the Canucks outbreak. Again, hockey is secondary.
There are 16 players and three coaches currently affected but that list is likely to grow.
More developments ⤵️@TSNHockey @TheAthletic pic.twitter.com/sAoh5ghJUc
— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) April 3, 2021
Oscar de la Hoya is making a comeback
— Reuters (@Reuters) April 3, 2021
Space Jam is back
— Space Jam: A New Legacy (@spacejammovie) April 3, 2021
What in the Blue Hell is Serge Ibaka wearing?
— ESPN (@espn) April 4, 2021
With Governor DeSantis’ track record, what could go wrong?
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says crews are working to prevent the collapse of a large wastewater pond in the Tampa Bay area while evacuating the area to avoid a “catastrophic flood” (via @AP) https://t.co/JbfXKLQaz6
— Bloomberg (@business) April 4, 2021