Because they’ve been through the ups and downs, they’ve displayed courage, they’ve come together as units, they know what it feels like to have people count them out and then to prove people wrong, he said.
Kapler said the Phillies’ video production staff put together a piece for the team over the weekend that included some highlights from the other sports teams in the city, as well as some footage from the movie Rocky spliced in and some highlights of their own players.
Rory McIlroy is no stranger to the mobocracy that chases Tiger Woods around a golf tournament, but even a player who’s teed it up many times with the aging superstar can’t believe how his boyhood idol deals with increasingly unruly crowds that may cost golf’s most popular player a few shots per event.
Indeed, McIlroy, who played the first two rounds of the Genesis Open with Woods and Justin Thomas, believes the hordes of spectators that move as one and cheer every Tiger swing, sometimes mid-stroke, may be detrimental to the former world No. 1’s scorecard.
But Hurney, who was named the interim GM the week before training camp after Dave Gettleman was fired, has been the front-runner throughout the process, according to sources.
The team had tentative plans to announce the new general manager two weeks ago before the allegations were made against Hurney but put them on hold while the NFL investigated.
Hurney’s ex-wife withdrew the complaint after the judge denied a temporary restraining order during an ex parte hearing in which only Jeanne and her attorney appeared.
On Friday evening, the gold, silver and bronze medals in men’s figure skating will be won and lost at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The free skate, known by many as the long program, is the second part of the competition following the short program held on Friday.