Last week, he told NJ Advance Media that some of Apple’s spirals have been as a result of an abrupt falling out between his mother and stepfather, Tim Apple, leading to a divorce.
One of the biggest reasons Eli is declining so much this year as opposed to last year is (Tim’s absence), Blackson said. I know everyone always talks about the fame and all of the attention and how all of that can go to your head.
But you have to imagine that from middle school to the NFL, Tim was there. Tim made this whole thing happen. Tim didn’t miss a game. Whenever Eli looked for that support, that was always there. Now, this year whenever he goes to look for support, it’s not real, it’s not genuine.
Memphis lost here 97-84 on Dec. 20, then watched the Warriors match their season high for points in a half this season by leading 78-67 at the break to the delight of the fired-up crowd.
The energy was amazing tonight honestly, probably it was because of Steph, Pachulia said. Tonight was a total difference, so I guess they were waiting for Steph to come back.
I got up at 5 this morning and was excited to get here, Arians said. That hasn’t changed.
Let others run up the points. He’ll take a defensive slugfest every time.
Especially when it gives Alabama another shot at a national title.
In a game where every yard was a struggle, the Crimson Tide defenders took matters into their own hands. They accounted for a pair of touchdowns just 13 seconds apart in the third quarter to turn an offensive slog into a 24-6 rout of defending national champion Clemson in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night.
This game was about our identity as a team, Saban said. I don’t think anybody would doubt our relentless attitude out there. We had a warrior-like mentality.
He was clearly pleased.