Reimer was a big part of Florida’s winning streak.

“I can’t believe it’s over. It’s been a wild ride,” Baker Mayfield said after his Sooners career ended in Monday night’s loss to Georgia. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Mayfield’s brilliant career on the field also endured its share Cheap Blue Jays Jerseys of controversial moments, and that continued Monday. After Georgia missed a field goal in the first quarter, cameras caught Mayfield making what appeared to be a throat-slashing motion, causing a stir on social media.

“It wasn’t that, it was not a throat-slash thing,” he said after the game. “It’s when you get up on a team, you talk about stepping on their throat, having the mentality to bury them when you’re up. And obviously we did not do that. We let them back in the game, and they took advantage of that.”

Even though his career ended without a national championship, Mayfield’s rise figures to go down as one of the most improbable ones in recent college football history. Since the NCAA began allowing athletic scholarships in 1950, no player had won the Heisman as a former walk-on until Mayfield did it this season.

“There was no execution and, worse than that, there wasn’t a heck of a lot of compete for 40 minutes,” Panthers coach Bob Boughner said. “By the time we turned it on a little bit and changed things in the third, it was just too late.”

With Roberto Luongo out since Dec. 7 with a lower-body injury, Reimer had started 12 straight games for the Panthers and had shutouts in two of the past three games.

“They got Parise, everyone’s jumping and excited to go, I’m sure,” Reimer said. “They came hard and we didn’t have our best game. There’s nothing really too crazy about it. One team was playing really well and one team didn’t bring their `A’ game.”

Cullen scored his first goal in 10 games to open the scoring in the Cheap Dan Marino Jerseys first and Minnesota controlled the first two periods with a 32-11 advantage in shots on goal.

“It’s good. You could see that some guys, like I thought (Tyler) Ennis played a real good game,” Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said of the increased competition for lineup spots with Parise’s return. “These guys are all vying now for spots. Cully picks it up. Ennis picks it up, a lot of guys played well. That’s what you want to see. You want to see that inner competition all the time.”

MLB trade rumor grade: Yonder Alonso to the Yankees?

Have a seat, and participate in our new and ongoing series where we take a trade rumor and try to figure out just how likely and believable it is. You will be shocked, but not every rumor passes Cheap Basketball Jerseys UK the smell test, and many won’t happen even if they do seem like a real possibility. It’s our job to sort all of that out for you.

The rumor getting this treatment today is courtesy MLB.com’s Jon Morosi, who reports that the Yankees and A’s are discussing a deal including recent first-time All-Star Yonder Alonso.

Well that’s an uncomfortable yet fitting segue into Albert Pujols’ contract. Pujols has actually been pretty good with the Angels — the thing about being the hitter of your generation is that your decline is still better than what a lot of people are doing at their peak. And Pujols, from age 32 through 36 with the Angels, hit 146 homers, posted a 123 OPS+, and produced an above-average three WAR per year.

The problem was more with the Angels, as they made the postseason just once in this stretch, and now Pujols is 37 and no longer any good. Also, Pujols is owed another $114 million from 2018 through 2021, and there have already been multiple occasions where, during his time with the team, the Angels were forced to trade away the Cheap Blue Jays Jerseys few prospects and young players they had to fill holes because they didn’t have anymore room on the payroll thanks to deals like the one they signed with Pujols.

And yet, like with Cano, we can’t simply erase what Pujols achieved during the early years of the deal. And that’s going to matter when we bring up the only other deal that rivals his as the worst in the game.