Thursday's PM Hot Clicks: Silvia Caruso; Bad news for Johnny Manziel
We Kinda Knew This Was Coming
This isn’t a surprise at all, but the NFL just suspended quarterback Johnny Manziel for four games for violating the substance abuse policy. Now would probably be a good time to revisit Emily Kaplan’s MMQB story from March outlining Johnny Football’s fall.
You Also Knew This Was Coming
You know what’s going to happen when you touch Adrian Beltre on the head.
This Guy is Insufferable
Zack Hample, the famous 38-year-old baseball hoarder and the only non-umpire to ever wear a hat with just the MLB logo on it, was sad he didn’t catch two home runs Wednesday night.
In fact, he’s still sad about it in the cold light of morning.
A little kid just walked up to me and asked excitedly, "Are you Zack Hample?!" My answer: "Yeah, unfortunately."— Zack Hample (@zack_hample) June 30, 2016
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Did Andy pick Italian model Silvia Caruso as this afternoon's Lovely Lady because Italy plays Germany in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals on Saturday? No, probably not. (Click here for the full-size gallery.)
I, For One, Welcome Our New Robot Overlords
The Associated Press is going to start using automated writing software to produce game stories for all 142 MLB-affiliated minor-league teams.
Speaking of Robot Overlords
Not Bad For a Day's Work
Daniel Berger withdraws from WGC-Bridgestone with shoulder injury. Since he hit one tee shot, will earn $50,500 -- equal to last-place cash.— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelESPN) June 30, 2016
Happy Birthday, Mike Tyson
Odds & Ends
SI.com’s Ben Golliver spoke with Malcolm Gladwell about why crappy free-throw shooters should shoot underhand. ... Casting for The Bachelor sounds like a nightmare. ... What are the odds this Rangers Stanley Cup ring that a guy found in his grandma’s attic is the real deal? ... NJ.com takes a look at the evolution of Odell Beckham’s hair. ... If you missed it Wednesday, take Extra Mustard’s quiz to see where you should sign in free agency. ... The Giants are forfeiting the DH tonight so Madison Bumgarner can hit. ... I love Brandon McCarthy’s response to a troll asking why his injury recovery is taking so long.
Is Clapping Really That Hard?
Are You Going to Trust a Sweatshirt?
Tennis Has the Best Arguments in Sports
The Cena Meme IRL
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