He Came Out Of Nowhere
Manu Ginobili :: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Manu Ginobili led the Spurs to an easy Game 5 win thanks to 24 points and 10 assists. Danny Green also had 24 points --- and battled a ninja.
Bob Costas Is A Bully
The "I'm better than you" broadcaster's high-and-mighty attitude was on full display Sunday when for some unknown reason, NBC decided to show Mets-Cubs highlights during the U.S. Open. Costas mocked the Mets for their inept play, ripped them for celebrating a comeback win the bottom of the ninth inning, and blamed the downtrodden team for the decline of Western Civilization. Where is this guy when you need him?
Twitter Strikes Again!
The latest athlete to get himself immersed in a controversy thanks to the social media site is Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, who revealed over the weekend that he couldn't wait to get out of College Station.
Lovely Lady Links Roundup
Erin Brady :: AP
Erin Brady, of Connecticut, won the Miss USA pageant last night. ... Here is the latest work from Brazilian model and one-time LLOD, Camila Morais. ... U.K. model Emily Florence-Shaw has never been in Hot Clicks until now, and that's a disgrace.
For some reason, the Bengals are getting a second go around on HBO's Hard Knocks. The show will be awesome because it's always awesome, but this is a truly uninspired choice. I'd say 80 percent of the teams in the NFL are more interesting than Cincinnati.
It's Time For A New Ballpark
The A's and Mariners got an unpleasant surprise courtesy of the Oakland Coliseum yesterday: sewage in the showers.
Video Of The Day
How would things sound if a British commentator called a Major League Baseball game?
Ridiculous Product Commercial Of The Day
This. Is. Real. (Thanks to Sean, of Saskatoon, for the video.)