Dan Gartland
Tuesday May 10th, 2016

Biblical Baseball

Possums and dead fish showing up on baseball fields around the world are surely signs of the endtimes, no?

All Hail Vin Scully

The cover story of this week's SI is a profile of baseball’s best announcer, Vin Scully, by baseball’s best writer, Tom Verducci. You should really read the whole thing, but if you read just one part of it, make it this anecdote about calling his childhood friend's first MLB home run. Also check out 11 of Scully's most memorable calls

All Hail Steph Curry

It's only fitting that after what Stephen Curry did Monday night, he was named the NBA’s first unanimous MVP. LeBron James actually finished third, just behind Kawhi Leonard. 

Good analysis from Magic Johnson here. 

P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Jourdan Dunn, a British fashion model, is the P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day. She’s from the London suburb of Greenford, home to semi-pro soccer team London Tigers F.C. The Tigers were originally called Marylebone FC. They should have kept that name. (Click here for the full-sized gallery.) 

The Dangers of the Olympics

TIME has an op-ed from a doctor saying Zika virus means one thing: “Clearly the Rio 2016 Games must not proceed.

Lucky Guy

Former bad MLB player Brandon Laird is now in Japan, where he won a year’s supply of beer for hitting a sign with a home run

A Good Series of Tweets

Four Months Until Opening Day

Vacation Mode

Odds & Ends

A high school relay team in Virginia won a race despite using a high jump bar instead of a baton. ... The owner of the Madrid Open is just the latest tennis executive to say something dumb and sexist. ... The Chiefs signed an undrafted free agent lineman who lost a tennis match to a 60-year-old professor last week. (The professor was on Chappelle’s Show once.) ... A pro-quality goal and some amateur-quality officiating. ... You can watch a live stream of the cat spotted on the ice at a Sharks game ... Gallery: The Day In Sports (May 10), featuring the Penguins eliminating the Washington Capitals in overtime, the Invictus Games and the UConn women visiting the White House.

Uhh, That's Staten Island

Anchors Away

The National Cover The Grateful Dead

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