Wednesday's Mashup: The best clip from Bill Belichick's HBO special

Nick Friar
December 11, 2019 - 8:54 am

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--Bill Belichick and Nick Saban had their documentary on HBO last night. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, this clip is the best 30-second cut from the special:

He’s got more rings than anyone and he doesn’t need to use trigonometry and whatever other analytics everyone has to relay today? Who would’ve thought that was possible?

--Gerrit Cole is a Yankee. Not only is he a Yankee, he got two more years on his deal than Stephen Strasburg (seven years, $245) and will make $79 million more (nine years, $326 million).

Naturally, some people took it better than others:

For those keeping track at home, Cole will make $109 million more than David Price under his current contract (seven years, $217 million). 

--At this point, most NBA fans know a six-point lead with one minute left isn’t safe, right?

Well, somehow, Trae Young didn’t.

The Hawks point guard tried to call “game over” last night against the Heat, then Miami tied the game, forced overtime and buried Atlanta 135-121.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Did you know the Patriots lost two games in a row in December just a year ago before marching to title No. 6? I bet you’ve heard that somewhere. In terms of victories, AFC title game appearances and game plan success, In Bill We Trust.
“But off the field, New England’s reputation also influences and very much adversely affects the perceptions of its actions. To some degree, In Bill No One Trusts.” --Andy Hart on the perception of the Patriots following the latest accusation against the team.