When MLB Managers Were Players
Do former players really make the best managers? Take a whirl through this gallery of former players who are now managers and decide for yourself. And while we're on the subject, here are former NFL players as coaches and the same for the NBA.
Monica Seles. Romance Novelist.
From the "you learn something new every day" department, Monica Seles is writing a series of young adult romance novels set in an academy for elite high school athletes
Should Fantasy Football Be Part of the School Curriculum?
That is the belief of NFL chief marketing officer Mark Waller, who thinks that injecting basic fantasy football math into lesson plans could help engage students. I actually think this is a brilliant idea.
Throwback Lovely Lady of the Day
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tied the knot. Seems like a good excuse to make her today's Throwback LLOD (click here for full-size gallery).
College Football All-Name Team
From Freedom Akinmoladun to Hercules Mata’afa, Athlon Sports presents the best names in college football.
British Border Patrol Blunder
Whoops. John van Wisse was on pace to break the record for the London-to-Paris ultra-triathlon when he was stopped by UK border police after they received a call about illegal immigrants coming to the beach. Luckily they quickly realized their mistake and sent him on his way.
I Love Navy's Summer Helmets
Navy's helmets for Saturday's game w/Ohio State pic.twitter.com/82H1xkVOXr— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) August 28, 2014
Three Legendary Singers go to a Ballgame
Odds & Ends
An LSU professor gave his students an assignment to clean up Les Miles' grammar ... James Murphy, formally of LCD Soundsystem, is making music based on data from U.S. Open tennis matches ... Maryland will be selling 1.5 pound pretzels at Byrd Stadium this season ... Peyton Manning had a great response to his $8,258 fine for taunting Texans safety D.J. Swearinger ... Throwback Thursday: Chris Evert takes the U.S. Open by storm in 1971 ... Labor Day gas prices are the cheapest in years ... Why every '80s Sitcom killed off the mother.
Chris Kluwe and the Realest Fantasy Draft
Kluwe really gets into the fantasy aspect of fantasy football.