Ryan Lochte is losing sponsors fast, and Brittany Ward is your afternoon lovely lady of the day

By Brendan Maloy
August 22, 2016

And Now We Turn to Baseball

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The Olympics are over and college and NFL football have not quite begun yet, so take a few days to enjoy the relaxed pace of America’s pastime. If you need some help getting up to speed, there is not better place to start than Jonah Keri’s MLB Power Rankings. You can also prepare yourself to say goodbye to David Ortiz, with Tom Verducci’s look at his historic farewell season.

Speaking of College Football

Your Saturdays will be made whole again very soon. Get ready by checking out which teams will have to struggle early before becoming contenders.

Lochte Losing Sponsors

Ralph Lauren and Speedo have dropped Ryan Lochte from sponsorship deals in the wake of his rough Rio experience. Lochte has probably seen his last Olympics, and even if not, it couldn’t have been a terribly hard decision for the companies.

Brittany Ward: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Brittany Ward is both lovely and a lady, thus earning her the title of Lovely Lady of the Day.  (Click here for full size gallery

Golf Fast in Utah

A 61-year-old man stabbed a fellow golfer in Utah recently after he was not allowed to play through.

Zoo Doesn't Like Your Jokes About Harambe

Harambe was taken away from us, and the Cincinnati Zoo would like you to stop joking about it on the internet.

Bold Mix of Creative Accounting and Revisionist History

Lindsey Vonn's Dog Ate Her Pants

Post Olympic Hangover

By Jim Thompson
By Jim Thompson

DeAndre is Excited

Odds & Ends

Charlie Pierce on Curt Schilling’s interest in running for Senate ... Grading each division’s off-season moves in the NBA ... The National Pro Fastpitch Softball finals are underway ... Look at this whale launch a turtle into the air ... A man ate 40 knives because he loves the taste of metal ... An Independent League player smashed his own windshield with grand slam ... Is Jadeveon Clowney ready to unleash his potential? ... A popular video website is sending Brendan Dassey to Wrestlemania.

Neymar is Not a Happy Gold Medalist

Don't Flop During a Fight

Today in Videos that Terrify Me

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