No, that’s not actually a semi-nude Mike Leach.
Good luck trying to focus in Mike Leach’s office
Mike Leach isn’t perfect—he has bad thoughts about the NFL protests, spreads conspiracy theories and allegedly mistreated a player who had a concussion—but there’s no denying the guy has a great sense of humor. The latest example is this framed work of art in the coach’s office, which athletic director Pat Chun shared yesterday.
No, that’s thankfully not actually a semi-nude Mike Leach posing seductively. The source image is Jason Alexander as George Costanza in Season 8 of Seinfeld, posing for suggestive photos because he thinks the photo store clerk has a crush on him.
A Wazzu fan created the image to put on a poster when the Cougars hosted College Gameday earlier this season, and Leach—who is also a big Seinfeld fan—liked it so much that he invited the creators to his office and asked to keep it.
And now it’s displayed proudly in his office, right next to his 2015 Sun Bowl trophy, making everyone who comes in for a meeting extremely uncomfortable.
Don’t drive drunk, no matter how bad your football team is
A New Jersey man was busted for driving under influence on Sunday and told police he smoked some weed and drank a bunch of bourbon because he bummed out watching the Jets get pummeled by the Bills. I mean, that’s a perfectly reasonable explanation, but you should still call a cab.
So the Warriors are kind of a mess
Draymond Green was suspended for last night’s game after an incident the previous night, proving even the NBA’s best team isn’t immune to high drama. A significant part of the tension was apparently Durant’s already-made decision to leave the Warriors after this season.
Sources: In midst of verbal exchange on court late in Monday's game, Draymond Green challenged Kevin Durant about Durant's impending free agency. As teammates came at Green about his turnover, he responded. This has been a simmering issue for the Warriors today.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 13, 2018
You can clearly read Durant’s lips here, where he says “This is why I’m out.”
I just hope he isn’t as petty with Kristaps Porzingis when they’re teammates in New York next year.
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Who wants a free trip to go watch your team get beaten by Michigan?
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This should be the West Virginia state flag
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You have to admire how little Jerry Seinfeld cares at this point
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A good song
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