American Gladiators Forever
Do you ever find yourself staring out a window, wondering what Nitro and Laser are up to? Well, Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Lawrence has a fascinating look at the characters behind and in front of the camera for the hit '90s show American Gladiators, and it is very much worth your time, as is the following gallery (click for full-size version).
Sylvia Fowles Has a Creepy Dream Job
The reigning MVP of the WNBA Finals, Sylvia Fowles has a promising basketball career but has her eye on a second job -- in the funeral industry.
Legends Unhappy with Kevin Durant
Charles Barkley came out strong against Kevin Durant’s decision to joint the Warriors, and Reggie Miller called any championship won by Durant and Golden State “cheap jewelry”.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Your Wednesday afternoon is being made lovelier by Cindy Bruna, who is a Victoria’s Secret/Calvin Klein/Prada model. (Click here for full-size gallery)
Dwyane Wade, Heat Negotiations Running Cold (Sorry)
At first Dwyane Wade’s interest in other teams seemed like a standard Wade move to remind the Heat they can’t let him leave, but it is starting to look like offers from the Nuggets and maybe Bulls could entice the Miami lifer away from South Beach for his final seasons.
Leo Messi, Tax Cheat
Lionel Messi and his father each got 21 months in jail for a tax fraud case, but neither will actually be going to jail. If this is confusing to you, please read Michael McCann’s explainer, which lays out how the superstar could be found guilty without heading behind bars.
This Frog Has Seen Some Stuff
This is Nice
Cubs Celebrate 100 Years at Wrigley
Tennis GOAT, Twitter GOAT
Odds & Ends
Potential replacements for Jon Jones at UFC 200 ... The Week in Wrestling has Ken Shamrock breaking down the Brock Lesnar-Mark Hunt fight, and an interview with five IC champions ... Bucs WR Louis Murphy fell asleep at a wedding and woke up trapped in a museum ... Having twins in Kenya sounds awful ... The New Yorker sent George Saunders to some Donald Trump rallies ... The Mavericks have struck out again in free agency, and they may need to rebuild their rebuilding process ... People are taking out their frustrations on Kevin Durant’s restaurant’s Yelp page
Sing It, Kermit