EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - SEPTEMBER 10: A general view during the national anthem prior to a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on September 10, 2023 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Good morning, Sports fans!  It’s Davey Mac here with an action-packed Sports Report for ya on a Monday! We’ve got a look at the NFL’s Pro Bowl Games, the NHL All Star Game, and basketball and baseball news! But first…

FIFA said yesterday that the World Cup Final will be held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford on July 19th, 2026. The World Cup itself will kick off in L.A.’s SoFi Stadium on June 12.

Carolina Panthers v New York Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – SEPTEMBER 12: A general view of the opening kick off at the New Meadowlands Stadium between the Carolina Panthers and the New York Giants on September 12, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Of course, East Rutherford is used to having big-time soccer. When the old Giants Stadium was located there…they hosted matches during the 1994 Men’s World Cup. And before that, in the ’70’s and ’80’s, that stadium was the home of the New York Cosmos…which featured the great Pele.

Pele of Brazil

Sept. 1980: Pele of Brazil signs autographs for fans.

Other places where the 2026 World Cup will be held include Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, and more. This will then culminate with the Final taking place in Jersey!  BOOM!

Argentina v Australia: Round of 16 - FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

DOHA, QATAR – DECEMBER 03: Julian Alvarez of Argentina celebrates after scoring the team’s second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Round of 16 match between Argentina and Australia at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on December 03, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.

So, get ready, Jersey soccer fans! This is gonna be fun as hell! And hopefully America can have a good showing…maybe even make the Final! Now THAT would be awesome! I’m Davey Mac…now on to the rest of the Report!

Cincinnati Bengals v New York Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – SEPTEMBER 11: Fans hold an American flag during the National Anthem prior to the game between the New York Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals at MetLife Stadium on 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

  • Eli & NFC Take Down Peyton & AFC In Pro Bowl Games

    We start football…where they held the new Pro Bowl Games (a combination of skills competitions culminating in a flag football game) …and Eli Manning’s NFC Team beat Peyton Manning’s AFC Team…64 to 59. The Bucs’ Baker Mayfield was named offensive MVP…and the Saints’ Demario Davis was the defensive MVP. It is the second year in a row that Eli has beaten Peyton as coaches in this new format. Well done!

    2024 NFL Pro Bowl Games

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 04: Head coach Peyton Manning of the AFC shakes hands with brother and Head coach Eli Manning of the NFC following the 2024 NFL Pro Bowl Games at Camping World Stadium on February 04, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. The NFC defeated the AFC 64-59.

  • Patrick Mahomes Sr. Arrested On Suspected DWI

    Baseball…former Major League Baseball pitcher and Patrick Mahomes’ father, Patrick Mahomes Senior, was arrested on suspicion of DWI. More on the story in the Celebrity Police Blotter.

    AFC Championship - Tennessee Titans v Kansas City Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – JANUARY 19: Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs’ father Pat Mahomes looks on after the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs defeated the Titans 35-24.

  • Team Matthews Wins Pro Bowl

    The NHL held their All Star Game on Saturday…Team Matthews won the Round Robin tournament…with the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews taking home the MVP. Congrats.

    2024 Honda NHL All-Star Game

    TORONTO, ONTARIO – FEBRUARY 03: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates with the puck during the game between Team Matthews and Team McDavid during the 2024 Honda NHL All-Star Game on February 03, 2024 in Toronto, Ontario.

  • NBA Recap

    Basketball. The Knicks, Nets, and 76’ers were all inactive yesterday. Tonight the Nets go against the Warriors at the Barclays Center. The Nets are 20 and 28.

    The 76’ers take on the Mavericks in Philadelphia.  They will be without Joel Embiid…who will have surgery to repair his torn meniscus.  The Sixers are hopeful that Embiid will return by the end of the season…but they still are unsure about when he can come back.

     

    Philadelphia 76ers v Golden State Warriors

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 30: Joel Embiid #21 of the Philadelphia 76ers gets helped up from the floor by teammate Danuel House Jr. #25 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter at Chase Center on January 30, 2024 in San Francisco, California.

    The Knicks play tomorrow against the Grizzlies.  The Knicks finally had their win streak snapped at nine games by LeBron James and the Lakers on Saturday.

    Los Angeles Lakers v New York Knicks

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 03: Jalen Brunson #11 of the New York Knicks drives against LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers during their game at Madison Square Garden on February 03, 2024 in New York City.

  • Davey Mac Sports TV

    It’s the Davey Mac Sports Report for Monday, Feb. 5th!  Listen to Davey Mac on the Morning Rat Race every weekday morning from 6 to 10 AM on WRAT 95.9 FM!

  • That's Today's Davey Mac Sports Report!

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