Classic Sports Posters
It's Friday afternoon, and in the last three days I've read roughly 14,565 stories about the bad pitching of 50 Cent (was it all a hoax to sell albums?) and the racism of Donald Sterling (does he have Alzheimers?). So I'm going to apply the old KISS principle and bust out some classic Costacos Brothers sports posters from the '80s to get in a good mood for the weekend.
History of World Cup Uniforms
The Guardian has a must-see graphic looking at the uniform (or kit, as they call it) of the 32 competing World Cup teams since the competition began in 1930. This is really well done.
What's In Stan Musial's Wallet?
Someone on eBay is selling the wallet of Cardinals legend Stan Musial, along with all its personal contents, for $2,200 or best offer. Among the items inside his wallet are a photo of his wife, a photo of Pope John Paul II, an emergency $100 bill, an insurance card and some other not-so-exciting things.
Lovely Lady Round-Up
Guyism has the 101 hottest celebrity Instagram pics of the week, which is where I first learned of the lovely Rhian Sugden ... Lindsay Belanger visited the SI office for a 2015 swimsuit casting call ... Kate Upton has a new set of lingerie photos out ... The latest Me in My Place with Kat Bailess ... People really liked yesterday's Throwback LLOD feature with Yasmine Bleeth. I've never received so many emails telling me I made a good choice.
Clemson Receivers Get Paid!
And Tigers WR coach Jeff Scott wants the world to know, via Twitter, of course.
Every MLB Team's Best First-Round Pick
As the MLB Draft approaches, Bloguin researched the first-round pick of every franchise over the last decade and selected a best pick for each team. And here's our gallery of every first overall pick since 1985.
Darnell Dockett Is Rocking Steady
Odds and Ends
The five sexiest personalities in professional bowling ... The 13 richest NBA team owners ... Matt Kemp is now a Gap model ... Good piece on how the racist tweets directed toward P.K. Subban blew up into such a major story ... I enjoyed this anecdote about David Price ... The song of summer for the last 100 summers ... Jimmy Fallon played Take 5 with Craig Robinson from The Office ... Someone bought the fancy glass house used in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Jim Kelly Video of the Day
The Bills legend leaves the hospital after undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment for cancer.
Instagram Etiquette With Anastasia Ashley
Penalty Kick of the Day
The important thing is that it went in. (H/T Next Impulse Sports)
A Reminder From Patrick Ewing
Important words from the Knicks legend as you head into the weekend.