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Good morning. Like the bulk of the FCS Spring
football season, we kicked off our referral program this weekend. You can
look forward to a newsletter birthday shout out (3 referrals) and even
choosing the topic for a day’s trivia question (10 referrals).
All you have to do is share with your family, coworkers, or the people you
still sometimes talk to from high school.
In today's Sprint:
🏀 Almost upsets
⚽ Riding the bike
🏈 Bezos comes calling
Trivia: Who was the last team not
named North Dakota State to win the FCS Championship?
Tiger Woods was in a single-car accident yesterday morning in the LA area,
rolling his car multiple times before it came to a stop.
His injuries are not thought to be
life-threatening. However, they are serious. According to his
agent, he suffered multiple leg injuries and underwent emergency surgery.
While initial reports stated ‘jaws of life’ were needed to get him out of
the car, later
reports clarified that was not true. The first officer on the scene
said, “Tiger Woods was lucid and calm after the accident, communicative, and
able to identify himself, but unable to walk under his own power.”
Looking ahead: It’s far too early to speculate
what the recovery process will look like or any sort of timeline.
What we’ll say is this - never count Tiger out. If he walks again, he’ll
train. If he trains, he’ll play. If he plays, he may just win.
Football is back. The FCS, those teams that beat you in NCAA 14 when you
simmed in Dynasty Mode, decided to hold a spring season to make up for the
postponed 2020 fall docket.
The format: About 100 teams will square off in an
eight-game season. It culminates in a single-elimination playoff featuring
Let's hope the CFP committee pays attention.
The contenders: North Dakota State, who hasn’t
lost a football game since 2017, has generated more buzz for Fargo than the
city’s famed 1996 feature film. Carson Wentz’s alma mater is the heavy
However, teams like James Madison and Deion
Sanders-led Jackson State will look to shake things up.