Texas A&M pulled off one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of basketball by overcoming a 12-point deficit with less than a minute left. It was truly an “I can’t believe this is happening!” March Madness moment, but there were some people who didn’t witness the craziness.
Freshman Admon Gilder scored the game-tying bucket that forced overtime, which should have sent his parents into a state of pandemonium, but they were too busy getting gas and Mounds bars at a local gas station because they left the arena with a few minutes left in regulation (at the time, the right decision).
When someone at the gas station told Gilder’s parents that their son had tied the game, they stayed and watched the rest of the game on their phone. Hopefully they don’t make the same mistake when A&M squares off against Oklahoma in the Sweet 16.
Nick Saban may not have had any interest in checking out today’s much-hyped solar eclipse, but he seems to be the only one in the sports world.
At least according to these epic #SolarEclipse2017 sports Twitter moments.
The NASCAR community was on point with their eclipse celebrations, seriously you’re missing out if you’re not following any of these teams/drivers on Twitter.
But they weren’t the only ones.
Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler, Jason Day and Billy Horschel weren’t the only golfers taking in the views (with proper glasses), Tiger Woods bought into the hype too.
The Rome Braves had their break, but Bartolo Colon watching the eclipse will be your moment of zen.
And remember, if you were truly amazed by #SolarEclipse2017 goalie Ilya Bryzgalov has some more mind-blowing universal knowledge for you.
GILGO BEACH, N.Y. (AP) The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon has been rescued unhurt from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean waters off New York.
Shane McMahon was the passenger in the Robinson R 44 helicopter that came down in the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island’s Gilgo Beach late Wednesday morning. The red aircraft could be seen bobbing on its bright yellow pontoons as small boats circled.
Shane McMahon is also a WWE executive. His mother is Linda McMahon, who heads the Small Business Administration in President Donald Trump’s White House.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the helicopter had taken off from Westchester County Airport in White Plains. The pilot issued a mayday call before going into the water.
It’s not yet clear what went wrong.