In this weekend edition we check out the latest at the NFL Combine including Saquon Barkley's impressive outing, marvel at Lindell Wigginton's dunk (that nearly knocked him out) and welcome the always awesome Ashley Graham.
Saquon Barkley dazzled at the NFL Combine, where multiple teams want Lamar Jackson to work out as a receiver. Chris Long defended Lamar Jackson playing quarterback, and a D2 offensive lineman posted an outrageous 40-yard dash time.
Want to learn more about Shaquem Griffin? Check out Andy Staples’s profile of the inspirational UCF linebacker on SI TV.
Dunk of Year Candidate
Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton threw down such a violent dunk that he nearly destroyed himself.
Russell Wilson struck out in his first at-bat in seven years, though he still has a decent swing. And what is the essential baseball movie? Major League, The Sandlot? Mets reliever Jerry Blevins explains why Field of Dreams sucks.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Your first Weekend LLOD of March is Ashley Graham (Click here for full-sized gallery)
Lane Kiffin, Ladies and Gentlemen
Lane Kiffin said he looks at the wives of potential assistant coaches so he knows if the coaches are good recruiters.
No Love for Emojis
The Emoji Movie won the prestigious Razzie Award, given annually to the worst film.
Somebody making soup?
Friday night fireworks
- Jeff Teague runs down Ricky Rubio— SB Nation NBA (@SBNationNBA) March 3, 2018
- Jae Crowder yokes up Jeff Teague
- Jae Crowder and Tom Thibodeau start talking smack
- Jimmy Butler comes from left field with the smoke
Gotta love the NBA https://t.co/4Ssgj5SCqD
I’ve never seen Deer Hunter...
All 89 best picture Oscar winners, RANKED https://t.co/7jpaEAIQNm— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) March 3, 2018
This is worth your time
Odds and Ends
10 most athletic freaks in NFL Combine history ... Shaq got a ridiculous treehouse ... Missouri passed on Calipari and Self in 1999 ... Brock Lesnar doesn’t belong in the UFC, says Stefan Struve ... Turns out Trump’s involvement in UCLA shoplifting debacle was exaggerated ... This drunk guy took an Uber from West Virginia to New Jersey. It wasn’t cheap.
Spice Nails It
Oh My Heavens
Happy 55th Herschel
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