Tuesday night was the finale of another dramatic season of ABC's, the Bachelorette.
But DC Sports Live could not let Hannah B. have all the fun.
A group of ten eligible DC and Baltimore athletes were the "contestants" on this version of the show.
DCSL Most Eligible Bachelor
|Troy Brown Jr.
From there, the group was taken down to eight. Capitals right winger, Tom Wilson and Orioles right fielder, Trey Mancini were the first to be voted off.
A Twitter poll was created and two clear winners emerged, Nationals Juan Soto and Capitals Jakub Vrana.
On night one of our own version of the two-night finale, Redskins safety Troy Apke was given the first impression rose, advancing him to the finals.
And then there were three.
It was a tight race and each young man could have been the right choice.
But Troy Apke put himself over the top with a video submission campaigning why he should be chosen.
He said he would watch the sunset with you, toss a football around and he has a german shepherd.
Apke was the clear winner, his enthusiasm proved that. He was offered the final rose... fingers crossed he accepts the honor.
World-class athletes will come together to discuss one of the most pressing issues facing our country –– racism –– and its impacts on sports. In a roundtable discussion hosted by the Golf Channel’s Damon Hack, the primetime special will feature nine different athletes including Steph Curry, Charles Barkley and Kyle Rudolph to discuss the events following George Floyd’s death and how they pertain to the world of sports.
In addition to recent events, the panel discusses a range of topics like social justice, race in the locker room, experiences with law enforcement and how sports can combat inequality.
In the first segment, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, World Long Drive competitor Troy Mullins and 10-time ATP tennis champion James Blake discuss their perspectives followed by a second segment featuring two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry, Basketball Hall-of-Famer and TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley, World Series champion shortstop Jimmy Rollins and MLB Hall-of-Famer Ozzie Smith.
Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Jerome Bettis also spoke with Hack for an extended interview available on NBC Sports’ digital and podcast platforms.
How to Watch: Race and Sports in America: Conversations
When: Monday, July 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Where: NBCSN, NBC Sports Regional Networks, GOLF Channel, Olympic Channel
For more stories on racism and sports featuring Mystics guard Natasha Cloud, Maryland football head coach Mike Locksley and Washington Wizards star Ian Mahinmi, click here or the links below.
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First up in our look around the sports world, NHL players are back on the ice gearing up for the restart of the NHL season set to begin Aug. 1, but it’s almost like the guys never even left! Check out Chicago Blackhawks winger Alex Nylander putting in the work with these drills.
Next up, surprise surprise! Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant is likely to win son of the year after we saw this video of him surprising his father with a brand new car. A white Dodge Charger complete with a big red bow on top. Jealous!
Lastly, check out this powerful moment that happened right before Orlando City SC and Inter Miami CF were just about to kick off their match at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla. An incredible act of solidarity to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.