Join the Club
Is the NFL bringing back the 1980s Superpro Club now that the Rams are back in L.A.? Probably not.
Blair Walsh Gives Back
After Blair Walsh’s game-sealing missed field goal, a first grade class in suburban Minneapolis wrote him letters telling him to keep his head up. Thursday morning he went to hang out with the kids and thank them.
A Vintage Belichick Press Conference
Bill Belichick was in rare form when addressing the media Thursday morning. He was particularly peeved by a question about how much playing time we might expect Chandler Jones to get against the Chiefs.
Questions about his mysterious black eye weren’t welcome either.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Heather Graham is an accomplished actress, but she’s also trying her hand at writing and directing with a film called Half Magic due out this year. (Click here for the full-size gallery.)
Dead Dead Ball Ballplayer of the Week
We have a new series that takes a look at the bizarre lives of the guys who played major-league baseball over 100 years ago. First is Brickyard Kennedy, who would have definitely fallen for a Nigerian prince email scam if he were alive.
Obama Has Sports Takes
Who Do Rams Fans Root For Now?
Rams fans have to decide who they’re going to root for now that their team packed up and moved. We have a quiz to help them make their choices.
Chip Kelly wasn’t out of a job long. The 49ers announced Thursday that he is their new coach. Torrey Smith is already thinking about hitting the treadmill.
Guess I might have to start running right now to get in shape— Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) January 14, 2016
Odds & Ends
Jordan Schafer will be a non-roster spring training invitee with the Dodgers, who want to use him as an outfielder and a relief pitcher. ... Russian hockey fans are accused of throwing bananas at a black player, which certainly isn’t the first time Russian sports fans got called out for being ridiculously racist. ... Latvia’s president is doing his part to send Kristaps Porzingis to the NBA All-Star Game. ... Some guy on Reddit accidentally found a really, really rare map. ... The MMQB has letters from Rams fans about losing their team to L.A. They’re a bit different than the ones Deadspin published Wednesday. ... Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter got arrested at a bar in Key West after reportedly grabbing a bouncer by the throat. ... Giants fans don’t have to worry about rooting against Tom Coughlin, now that he’s reportedly turned down the Eagles’ offer.
Tastes Like Chicken
Is A-Rod Mad?
The Yankees posted this Throwback Thursday shot.
And Rodriguez posted this a few seconds later.
Is he upset about being left out of the Yankees’ picture or did they both schedule their tweets for noon?
You Will Never Be This Strong
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