Pro Football Talk – “Cam, I know you take a lot of pride in seeing your receivers play well,” Rodrigue said. “Devin Funchess has seemed to really embrace the physicality of his routes and getting those extra yards. Does that give you a little bit of enjoyment to see him kind of truck sticking people out there?”
Bleacher Report – Kids will believe and do anything if they think they’re gaining a competitive advantage. On more than one occasion as a young child, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians drank paint before playing neighborhood football games.
*Just as a quick warning, I did research outside of Wikipedia for this one*
Being that I am a leading legal mind (was a pre-law major in college with an underwhelming GPA), I felt a moral calling to attack the recent, interesting developments in the world of sports betting. So in beginning my research, I thought I needed to get to the heart of what makes sports wagering illegal in the US of A. Well, turns out I would have to read a shitload of legal documents to fully understand the history. There are countless acts going back to the days of Mafia-owned Las Vegas and its understandable as to why some regulations had to come into play.
So today kicked off the U.S. Open, which is my third favorite of the four golf majors. Obviously the Masters first, then the British, and fuck the PGA Championship. With the coverage, I was reminded of my least favorite tradition in sports. For some reason, after a tee shot, with the boom microphone strategically placed on the tee box so you can hear the crisp, cracking ping of a driver hitting polyeurethane, people decide to yell something that is supposed to be funny. Or shocking. Or will get their friends to say “hey, I heard you yell ‘Saturdays are for the boys’ on cable television. Don’t worry, I DVRed it so we can have a watch party over a 30 rack of keystones on Tuesday.”
“Listen, Gisele, you’ve been a valued member of the Patriots. You’ve conditioned Tom to believe that eggplants are junk food and you’ve postured him to play in the NFL until he is eligible for social security. However, you’ve made some decisions that we as an organization do not agree with, and we’re gonna have to let you go.”
-Bill Belichick firing Gisele Bundchen as Tom Brady’s wife
So the governing bodies of amateur golf the USGA and Royal and Ancient decided to hop on the MLB train and propose some rule changes for golf to make it more friendly towards beginners and less stuffy in not so many words. Continue reading →
There are a few times a year when I have an existential crisis. When the shamrock shake goes away, when school lets out for summer and I’m still working, and during the NFL draft when I realize I’m way older and way poorer than these kids. The worst of all though; the one that rattles me to my core is the first Sunday without football. As far as I’m concerned, the season is over after conference championships because the Super Bowl is too much of a production.