1. One of the cooler moments of the NFL season came last Sunday when Chiefs running back Damien Williams broke out for a 91-yard touchdown run against the Vikings. During the run, Williams's teammate Tyreek Hill threw a key block and then sprinted toward the endzone with Williams. Hill was nearly 10 yards behind Williams before catching him and then passing him as he scored.
Thanks to the beauty of players being mic'd up, we were treated to Williams's great reaction to Hill's speed while they were on the sideline after the play.
Williams accused Hill of "trying to embarrass him on TV" while Hill told Williams he was "coming for his ass."
You can watch it all unfold beginning at the 37-second mark below.
2. The newest SI Media Podcast is out and it's a great one if you're looking for a fun, light-hearted listen. Kay Adams and Chris Long, who co-host Amazon Prime's Thursday night NFL pregame show NFL Next, came on the podcast for a free-wheeling conversation on everything from wardrobes for pregame shows to naps to messing with players who are mic'd up to adult acne. There was also football talk with Long sharing stories about Bill Belichick, why the Browns are so bad and the NFL's pass interference problem.
Following Adams and Long, New York Post sports media columnist Andrew Marchand joined the podcast 54 minutes in to discuss all the latest news regarding Mike Francesa and his latest saga with WFAN.
3. Speaking of Francesa, for reasons that I still don't understand, one of the recent trademarks of his New York radio show has been callers pranking him by randomly dropping the name Jason Giambi, the former Yankees first baseman who has been out of Major League Baseball since 2014.
Normally, Francesa just hangs up on these people and moves on with his show. However, Wednesday, he decided to engage one prankster. Here's how it went down:
• Francesa repeatedly asked the caller to explain why this is funny while continually cutting him off as he was trying to explain why it's funny.
• The caller said the prank call is funny because it gets Mike cranky. Mike says he doesn't get cranky. Then Mike got cranky.
• Mike then explained that he gets paid a lot to take calls while the prankster doesn't get paid to make the calls, as if anyone who has ever made a prank call to any show ever has gotten paid.
• Mike said the prank calls appeal to the 16 year olds who "go to one website." I'm pretty sure Mike's audience isn't filled with 16 year olds. Plus, what website?
• Mike, who you'll recall doesn't get cranky, then told the caller that he was "giggling like a 12-year-old girl," he was "an embarrassment," and he "had pity for him."
And this is why people make prank calls to TV and radio hosts.
4. Cris Carter is no longer a co-host of FS1's First Things First show and the reason (or reasons) have yet to be made public, but the secrecy behind his departure certainly means the story must be very juicy.
5. The wrestling world is abuzz about this Cody Rhodes promo from Wednesday night's All-Elite Wrestling show and, in my opinion, it absolutely lives up to the hype.
6. Whether you agree or disagree with load management, you can't dispute that this rant by SiriusXM's Chris "Mad Dog" Russo his highly entertaining.
7. RANDOM YOUTUBE VIDEO OF THE DAY: This kid is a hero. Plain and simple.
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