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His takes are bad enough to shake the earth.

By Dan Gartland
July 05, 2019

His takes are bad enough to shake the earth

Colin Cowherd hoped to have breaking news to discuss on his radio show yesterday, and he did. Except it wasn’t about where Kawhi Leonard will play next season. It was the ground literally shaking beneath his feet.

The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years struck at 10:33 a.m. Thursday, while Cowherd was live on Fox Sports for “The Herd.” 

“We’re having an earthquake in Los Angeles,” Cowherd said, remarkably calmly. “I’ve never been in an earthquake, certainly not on the air.”

It’s a little incredible that Cowherd hadn’t experienced an earthquake before, considering he grew up near Seattle and has spent the majority of his career on the West Coast. In fact, while Cowherd was working in Portland in 2001, a major earthquake struck south of Seattle that caused buildings in Portland to sway for up to 30 seconds.

But if that really was Cowherd’s first earthquake, it was a memorable one. He probably still would have preferred the earth-shattering news of Kawhi joining the Lakers, though. 

Of course it’s the Mets

The fireworks display at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie went about as well as anything associated with the Mets has this season. 

The crazy thing is, this wasn’t even the first time the St. Lucie Mets started a wildfire with their fireworks. The same thing happened two years ago, though not on the Fourth of July. 

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