Thursday September 4th, 2014

The Games are Back

Richard Sherman :: Robert Beck/SI

The NFL season kicked off with a bang last night (for most, anyway) as the Seahawks decimated the Packers with a 36-16 victory. Aaron Rodgers had a largely forgettable night (except for his Butte Community College shout out) while Richard Sherman had a dream stat line for a cornerback. The Seahawks were in control most of the game, which led to the Seattle PD trolling Green Bay with this epic tweet, while the fans followed their "how to be a winner" instruction guide and stayed out of trouble. 


Meanwhile in Flushing

​While the Seahawks were pounding the Packers, Roger Federer saved two match points to defeat Gael Monfils in one of the best tennis matches of the year. On the bright side for Monfils, he still has his cult fans and Cherry Coke to nurse him through the loss.


Camden Yards Visits Camden Yards

Orioles fan (he really had no choice) Camden Yards visited Camden Yards for Thursday's game against the Reds. Yes, that's his real name.


Lovely Lady of the Day

Daisy Lowe wore this outfit to the GQ Men of the Year Awards on Tuesday. This may be the best attire I've seen on a celebrity since Irina Shayk at Cannes. and the best pants suit that's ever existed. Daisy earns today's LLOD honors (click here for full-size gallery). 


An Embarrassing GIF of Every NFL Quarterback

This is well done, though I would've replaced the 'Tom Brady waiting for a high five' GIF with the 'Tom Brady awkward dancing" one. 


KFC Made a Fried Chicken Keyboard

I know this has nothing to do with sports but tell me you don't want to see a KFC keyboard, mouse and USB stick.


From the SI Vault

Tony Esposito, Bernie Parent and Joan Rivers :: Getty Images

Joan Rivers poses with Tony Esposito and Bernie Parent at the 1974 NHL All-Star Game Dinner. Rivers passed away yesterday at the age of 81. She will be missed. For more classic sports photos, visit the SI Vault on Twitter.


Odds & Ends

Hot Clicks Pick'em Pool Update: We reached our capacity. Sorry if you were shut out. I am in first place (along with the 350 other people who picked Seattle ... The Pittsburgh Steelers now have their own pierogies ... Parking in Seattle for last night's Seahawks game was not cheap ... Ickey Woods has brought back his trademark dance in a new Geico commercial ... Charles Barkley explains his rift with Michael Jordan ... Ben Roethlisberger was photobombed by a sea lion ... The Suns made a great mockumentary with GM Ryan McDonough ...UTSA punter Kristian Stewart did "The Bernie" after pinning Arizona at the 3-yard-line ... Richard Sherman's girlfriend, Ashley Moss, was excited for the season to start ... I can't wait for the final season of Sons of Anarchy to begin ... Seven films you didn't know had a huge budget ... The weird eating habits of Americans, broken down by state.


NFL Players Read Mean Tweets

Jimmy Kimmel welcomes the NFL back with his best bit.


Tony Parker. Trick Shot Artist.

The Spurs guard shows off his skills with French prankster Remi Gaillard.


GoPro Video of the Day

This is what it's like to be a drummer in the UGA band.


That Guy Who Makes All Those Sounds

Michael Winslow turns 56 tomorrow. Here are some of his best sound effects from Police Academy.

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