John Berman and Zoraida Sambolin tell you what’s trending this morning on “Early Start”. First up, it’s some classic NFL trash talk on Twitter. Then, the latest breakup news in Hollywood, Actor Russel Crowe and his musician wife Danielle Spencer have separated after nine years of marriage. Last but not least, this season is Ian Rappaport’s first covering the National Football League for the NFL network. But watch him deal with a football headed his way on cam like a pro!
After breaking the decades long record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Drew Brees shares some advice that got him there.
Major League Baseball has a lot to celebrate this morning. Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera became the MLB’s first Triple Crown winner in 45 years last night. He completed the season at the top of the American league in batting averages, homers and RBI’s.
Heading to the playoffs, the New York Yankees and the Oakland A’s clinched their respective divisions on the last day of the regular season.
Moving onto football, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will attend this Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers. The game could be a historic one for quarterback Drew Brees, who may break the 52 year old record held by Hall-of-Famer Johnny Unitas with 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass. The NFL approved a petition by Brees for Payton, assistant coach Joe Vitt and general manager Mickey Loomis who are all suspended for their roles in the alleged bounty scandal.
CNN’s Roland Martin rounds up the best of sports headlines this morning on “Early Start”.
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