Coco Gauff Vs Aryna Sabalenka In Finals, Protestor Glues Feet, Lions Defeat Chiefs, Joe Burrow Highest Paid Player, LeBron Offered $1 Bill To Play In Saudi?
FiredUp Network Sports Writer
Friday, September 8, 2023
Coco Gauff will move on to the Finals at the U.S. Open after beating #10 Karolina Muchova in straight sets. The match was stopped for 49 minutes after four environmental protestors caused disruption and then a long delay when one of them glued himself to the cement floor. Coco will play #2 seed Aryna Sabalenka.
In the first NFL game of the season, the Detroit Lions defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 21-20. The Lions showed they are a team to take seriously this year, but the Chiefs, without injured superstar Travis Kelce, fought hard.
In other football news, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is now the highest-paid player in NFL history. He agreed to a five-year, $275 million deal ($219 of which is guaranteed).
There are rumors spreading that the LA Lakers' LeBron James (who was recently seen in Saudi Arabia) is considering a $1 billion contract to play for the Gulf nation.