Wednesday October 12th, 2016

Cubs One Step Closer

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The Cubs completed a wild comeback over the Giants to advance to the NLCS on Tuesday night. Chicago second baseman Javy Baez was the star of the game, making a ridiculous diving stop on a play that replay ruined, cementing himself as MLB’s best tag artist, and even refusing to lose a piece of gum. Giants manager Bruce Bochy will probably go down as the goat of the game for his decision to pull starter Matt Moore for the ninth inning. Moore had been dealing, and like it seemingly always does, the Giants bullpen blew the game. The Cubs will have to wait one more night to find out their opponent, as the Dodgers pushed their series with the Nationals to a decisive Game 5. (And in the AL, here’s SI’s preview of Blue Jays vs. Indians.)

What Can’t Tim Tebow Do?

Well, he can’t play quarterback, but he can (and will) pray for you and help you breathe if you suffer a seizure.

Bench Dak Prescott

Not because of his play on the field, which is outstanding. Bench him because he gave up Kanye West tickets to watch a boring Thursday Night Football game. You can’t trust someone with that kind of decision making. 

Malory Henao: Lovely Lady of the Day

The Lovely Lady of the Day is Malory Henao, who told GQ Mexico her favorite movie is Angel Heart, the 1987 film starring Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro and Lisa Bonet. (Here's the full-size gallery.)

Johnny F. Football

Vanity Fair has a deep dive on the former Browns quarterback: The Fight to Save Johnny Manziel From All-Out Self-Destruction.

Ripped From the Headlines

Gary Cole (of Office Space meme fame) will play a Donald Trump-inspired politician on an episode of Law & Order: SVU. Will Cole’s hands be small enough to play the part?

Life as a Dolphins Fan

It All of Us

Majestic

Odds and Ends

Forty-year-old Randy Moss still thinks he can play in the NFL (So do I!) ... What’s wrong with America in one Netflix graph ... Disney promises not to whitewash the live-action Mulan movie ... Amazon is launching its own music streaming service, which will be cheaper than Apple Music and Spotify for Prime members ... Here’s an excerpt from Steve Young’s memoir ... Which randomly reminds me—who remembers the Disney show The Jersey? ... Here are some plot details on Jurassic World 2 ... Can you guess how many shoes Nike sells every second?

Who Sang it Best? "All Along the Watchtower"

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