Charles Barkley May Not Have Been the Healthiest NBA Player
Charles Barkley averaged nearly 12 rebounds per game over his 16-year NBA career, which is remarkable when you consider he was barely 6-foot-6 coming out of Auburn as a pizza-eating machine. So how did the Round Mound of Rebound find the strength to box out players twice his size? By eating McDonald's at practice, of course. Jayson Williams shared a great story about Barkley and his diet during his days on the 76ers.
Good News, Bodybuilding Fans
Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Rock are each coming out with a TV show about bodybuilding. The shows will be fictional and depict the bodybuilding culture in Venice Beach. If I had to bet on one to succeed, I'd go with The Rock.
Five Nastiest Pitches of MLB Season (so far)
Lovely Lady of the Day
Jim from Montana sent in a request to feature Maggi Caruthers, a request I'm happy to oblige. She is today's LLOD (click for full-size gallery).
New Feud Alert
Create Your Own McDonald's Burger
McDonald's in New Zealand launched a "Create Your Taste" campaign in which people can design their own burger and receive free fries and a drink. The entries were amazing (and slightly offensive). My favorite is the Sad European.
Random, Weird Town Names
Late Night TV on YouTube
Odds & Ends
Julian Edelman went to Fenway Park and bashed a bunch of home runs ... Moses Malone Jr. claims he was beaten up by a group of men for criticizing James Harden on social media ... Jeremy Lin now has cornrows ... Ryan Fitzpatrick's New Jersey rental home can now be yours for $9,500/month ... Great form on this tackle by a Comerica Park security guard on a streaker ... There is now a dating app for Pokemon players ... Temple of the Dog is reuniting for the first time in 25 years.
Worst Own Goal Ever?
Coach K Drops F-Bomb
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A for Effort
Seal Sings Kiss From a Rose and Dedicates it to Novak Djokovic
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