In the annals of abject disgrace, apparently
Dunked on. In a pickup game.
Let us repeat that again in an attempt to shatter your numb shock that has no doubt grown since the news broke two weeks ago: D
Oh, the shame. Oh, the humanity.
Nike reportedly sat on the video, citing a dubious "no taping" rule, and this space suspects that the secrets of the atomic bomb have not been guarded quite as zealously. Of course, one unintended (?) consequence was the good old "forbidden fruit" effect: in trying to make it disappear, Nike or whoever was ultimately calling the shots only ratched up the public's wild-eyed desire to see this infamous, ignominious moment. And wouldn't you know that an alternate take was floating around. (Yet more proof that everyone and every deed is on record in the information age.) Not since the Zapruder film has such monumental, historic, earthshaking footage been revealed.
All we can say is it's been quite a week for sports celebrity laundry (or lack thereof) flapping online. If North Korea, which apparently
No doubt you're as breathless as the next oxygen-processing organism about the August 18 premier of
Riveting spectacles all, no doubt.
But the one match-up we'd actually pay to see is Diesel vs.
"When it comes to design, there are all sorts of different ways to skin a cat," Johnson
This possibilities are endless.
Well, it seems the Class A New York-Penn League is just a hotbed of this kind of gender-baiting strife. Before their game last Sunday, the Brooklyn Cyclones held a Lamaze class in centerfield during
Speaking of promotions, this space was mildly surprised to see that Kaiser Permanente
A great week for the carbon-dated set, what with
McGriff is no ordinary gearhead geezer. He's a Motorsports Hall of Famer who has four NASCAR Cup series wins on his six-decade resume. And apparently, he used his age and experience to his advantage. "I followed him for a little while and I couldn't get around him," said winner
And you probably think that we make this stuff up out of whole wheat and pure hallucination! Maybe next time you'll believe this space when it hands you the kind of saucy inside dish you'll get nowhere else -- for good reason, unless "somewhere else" is your friendly local asylum.
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So while we show off our new handbag and incur the envy of our colleagues here at SI.com, let us take this moment to say keep the cards and letters and offers to save up to 50 percent on summertime roses and calla lilies coming.