Friday’s Mashup: Lil Wayne says he is ‘never going to bet against Tom Brady’

Lucy Burdge
August 09, 2019 - 7:26 am

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MLB: Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 3:10 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: LA Angels at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7)
MLB: Cleveland at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (MLB Network) 


-- Most people expect the Patriots’ dominance to continue in years to come and that includes Lil Wayne, of all people. 

The rapper joined FS1’s Undisputed on Thursday and was asked about all of New England’s success. 

“It’s Tom Brady and it’s Bill Belichick. It’s all we know and it’s all we’ve seen,” he said. “We have no reason, other than the Chiefs, you can be happy about that … we have seen nothing else.” 

Lil Wayne was then asked if he thinks Brady will play until he is 45. 

 “I’m never going to bet against Tom Brady," he said. 

-- The White Sox and Yankees are set to play the first-ever MLB game in Iowa next year on the Field of Dreams field, it was announced on Thursday. 

Three decades after the iconic film was released, Chicago will host New York in the game on Aug. 13, 2020 in a temporary 8,000-seat ballpark built on the Dyersville farm site where the movie was shot. 

“As a sport that is proud of its history linking generations, Major League Baseball is excited to bring a regular season game to the site of Field of Dreams,” MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “We look forward to celebrating the movie’s enduring message of how baseball brings people together at this special cornfield in Iowa.” 

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “From Day 1 to now, I have grown so much and I have to continue to grow. I know there is a ton of stuff I don’t know and I still have to continue to learn. I am really looking forward to getting in the film room tomorrow and continuing [to learn>.” -- Jarrett Stidham, on his progress