Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

The world’s most valuable sports franchises

While the sports world is adjusting to the pandemic, Forbes proves that some teams are as valuable as ever with their list of the world’s most valuable sports franchises. The Dallas Cowboy’s top Forbes‘ list with a $5.5 billion value, edging ahead the number 2 New York Yankees, who are valued at $5 billion. The Knicks are in…MORE

Buffalo woman’s obituary highlighted her hatred for Tom Brady

A Buffalo woman took one last swipe at Tom Brady. Carole Scarsella passed July 19 and her obit is clear, “She HATED Tom Brady.” The full quote: “She was an avid sports fan. She loved the New York Yankees and Lebron James. She HATED Tom Brady.” And yes, ‘HATED’ is fully capitalized for effect. A peak…MORE

Poll: Growing number of Americans support NFL protests

When 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began taking a knee during the national anthem in 2016, a poll showed that only 28 percent of U.S. residents found the form of protest “appropriate.” But times have changed. The results of a new Yahoo/YouGov poll released Thursday reveal 52 percent of Americans are now behind NFL players’ right to protest.…MORE

Drew Brees receives backlash over comments about kneeling during national anthem

LeBron James and Richard Sherman are among the pack of athletes who have called out Saints quarterback Drew Brees over his comments about players who take a knee during the national anthem. In an interview with Yahoo! Finance on Wednesday, Brees criticized players who stage pre-game protests, saying his grandfather fought to defend the U.S.…MORE

5-Year-Old steals parents’ car after mom refuses to buy him a Lamborghini

A 5-year-old Utah boy stole his parents’ car and left home to move to California — all because his mom refused to buy him a Lamborghini. The Utah Highway Patrol first learned of the incident Monday afternoon after a trooper spotted what he thought was an “impaired driver” on an Ogden highway, they say. After…MORE

REO Speedwagon appears on Netflix’s ‘Ozark’

If you’re using the quarantine to binge Season 3 of the Netflix show Ozark, you might have caught an appearance by classic rockers REO Speedwagon. The band makes an appearance in the episode “Kevin Cronin Was Here”, named for lead singer Kevin Cronin – apparently a big fan of the show who said “The family will be snuggling…MORE

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts perform “The Light Of Day” separately

A little social distancing isn’t going to keep Joan Jett & The Blackhearts from rocking out. The band tore through a performance of “The Light Of Day” on MSNBC’s Morning Joe – which each band member performing from their own home. It remains to be seen if the pandemic will affect Jett’s upcoming ‘Stadium Tour’ with Motley…MORE