The TEN: 2/10/2021

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)

  1. Super Bowl LV, in which the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9, had the lowest viewership since 2007. 
  2. Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady has now appeared in 10 Super Bowls and won 7. 
  3. Kansas City has odds of 6/1 to win the Super Bowl next year. Tampa Bay is listed at 7/1. The Jacksonville Jaguars, at 150/1 are the biggest underdogs.
  4. Brady, 43, is the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl and Bruce Arians, 68, is the oldest coach to win a Super Bowl. 
  5. Kansas City’s 90 penalty yards in the second quarter were the most in a single quarter in Super Bowl history. The Chiefs finished with 11 penalties for 120 yards while Tampa Bay had 4 for 39 yards. 
  6. Former NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer, who was in the top ten of all-time wins with 200, passed away Monday night at the age of 77. 
  7. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is expected to be traded in the coming days. 
  8. The Dallas Mavericks have stopped playing the national anthem before home games at the direction of owner Mark Cuban. 
  9. Left-handed reliever Jake McGee is leaving the Dodgers to sign a two-year, $7 million contract with the San Francisco Giants. 
  10.  AP Men’s College Basketball Top 5: 1. Gonzaga 2. Baylor 3. Michigan 4. Ohio State 5. Villanova. 

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