Big Papi, a Retrospective
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz announced Wednesday that this will be his last MLB season. Say farewell to Big Papi with these SI photos from throughout his career. (Click here for the full-size gallery.)
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State of Wrestling
Extra Mustard’s State of Wrestling video is back with Episode 2.
I Can’t Believe He Was So Chill About It
Belgian soccer player Radja Nainggolan was just hanging out in his hotel on Tuesday when someone thought he looked suspicious and called the police. Being a world famous soccer player, Nainggolan was quickly recognized by the cops, who snapped a photo with him.
“Apparently, I have a scary look,” Nainggolan told a Belgian newspaper. “Fortunately the police recognized me immediately.”
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
A Great Way to Make Your Wife Mad
This story from England requires that you know three things: Millwall FC is a soccer team in England‘s third tier, it plays in a section of London called Bermondsey and its stadium is called The Den.
So, a Millwall fan named Mike Bloomfield named his first son Bermondsey Millwall Den Bloomfield. And he didn’t tell his wife before he filed the paperwork.
“He did say he might do it but I didn’t expect it,” Bloomfield’s wife, Kelly, told Southwark News. “He was a bit frightened to come home! I’m coming around to it though and I quite like it. It’s growing on me.”
Rex Being Rex
Rex on the Patriots injuries: "First off, let me cry because no team has injuries. We certainly didn't go through that at all."— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) November 19, 2015
Odds & Ends
Thursday Night Football is Jags-Titans this week. Yeah, you’re gonna need our drinking game. ... Frank Kaminsky put a dog in his fridge. ... This Italian skyscraper is covered in trees. ... TIME has a video rundown of the 25 best inventions of the year. ... Is this funny to anyone else? The Book of Genesis, as written by a New York blogger. ... The Irish Examiner paid tribute to the late rugby legend Jonah Lomu with a striking front page. ... Nick Saban went on a classic press conference rant. ... Check out this space-age Dutch train station. ... Craiglist ads for New York apartments are just as odd as you’d expect them to be. ... Science has proven Wisconsin has the rowdiest fans in the Big Ten.
Great Moments in Minor League Marketing
If you’re gonna buy season tickets to a Class A baseball team, the least it can do for you is deliver them in creative packaging.
Great Moments in Amateur Wrestling
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