Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

Ohio hospital produces Buckeyes babies

Clearly, the reason the Ohio State Buckeyes have such a huge following is residents are taught to be fans from a young age. A really young age. With the number two-ranked team’s upcoming away game against Michigan, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is running a special promotion: Every baby born in the hospital this week will…MORE

Lions-Redskins tickets selling for as little as $4

The Washington Redskins are having one of their worst NFL seasons and it’s so bad that ticket prices for this Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions are going for as little as $4. The Redskins have had one win this entire season so far, defeating the Miami Dolphins, which isn’t saying much. Washington’s had, in…MORE

PETA wants Colorado to stop using a live mascot

PETA has a small request for the University of Colorado: Stop using live buffalo for a mascot. The request follows a Nov. 12 announcement that Ralphie V will be retired. The 13-year-old behemoth has served as the University’s mascot since 2008. CU-Boulder has had a live mascot since 1967. According to PETA’s letter to CU president…MORE

Antonio Brown “The Clown” for Halloween

Clowns are ‘It’ this Halloween, according to a Google analysis of most searched costumes. And what bigger clown right now in the NFL than Antonio Brown? Ladies and gentleman of the Twitterverse I present to u: Antonio Clown — beis (@katiebeis) October 18, 2019 Yep! A quick social media search will net you no shortage…MORE

Nationals fan gets hit by ball while holding beers

While catching a home run ball during Game 5 of the World Series may have left this man with something for his mantelpiece, there would have been a huge cost associated with the feat. What a legend 🤣 This fan was double fisting with 2 beers and took Yordan’s home run ball to the gut! — FOX…MORE

NBA’s tallest player suffers concussion from hitting head on ceiling

Celtics rookie Tacko Fall is in concussion protocol after the 7’5″ center hit his head on the ceiling. Fall says his head struck a “low ceiling” while washing his hands at the team’s practice facility. At 7-foot-5, Fall is the tallest player in the NBA. He was not available for the team’s season opener Wednesday…MORE

Fan charged $724 for two beers

We all know food and beer at the stadium is expensive but… $724 for two beers? That happened to a fan at Sunday’s Dolphins game. 33-year-old Nathaniel Collier was arrested after police say he used a personal card reader to run the victim’s card. The theft was discovered after the victim was notified by his…MORE

Detroit Lions placed second on ’10 Most Embarrassing Franchises in the NFL’ list

Despite winning just one of their first three games this season, the Cleveland Browns have claimed the top spot on a new ranking of NFL teams — although it’s likely nothing Browns players are proud of. The Browns check in at number one on USA Today‘s Most Embarrassing Franchises in the NFL list. The media outlet…MORE

Gronkowski announces new line of CBD products

Retired Patriot Rob Gronkowski is getting into the CBD biz.  Gronk has announced a new line of CBD products called CBDMEDIC. At a @cbdmedic_pharma press conference in NYC, ex-#Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski comes out as a CBD advocate: “I’m here to appeal to the sports governing bodies to update their positions on CBD (so it…MORE

Former Detroit Red Wings player getting into marijuana business

Darren McCarty is getting involved in the marijuana industry in the state of Michigan. The former Detroit Red Wing and Stanley cup champion is partnering with Pincanna, according to the Detroit Free Press. McCarty played in 13 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. This isn’t the first former professional athlete from Detroit to get involved…MORE