August 19, 2011
'Um, Mr. Brady, Can We Line Up?'
Tom Brady :: Uggs

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A couple of days ago, I got an e-mail with the photo above and the following message: "To celebrate UGG Australia's partnership with Tom Brady, we welcome you to preview the new UGG Men's media campaign and our products for Fall/Winter 2011." While the first inclination might be to mock Brady, you quickly realize it would be dumb because the guy is so good he can get away with anything he wants. Case in point: last night's exhibition game against Tampa Bay in which Brady completed 11 of 19 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns. Sure, it was a meaningless game, but just listen to Bucs defensive tackle Gerald McCoy talk about the effectiveness of Brady and the Patriots' hurry-up offense in this great clip. One last item from the Tampa Bay-New England game: Pats running back Danny Woodhead got lit up.
Bonding With Barry
The CW will debut a show next month called H8R. The premise: A celebrity watches a person trash them, then confronts the hater to convince him or her that said celebrity isn't a bad person. The New York Post reports today that one of the celebrities who will take part in the show is Barry Bonds. My only question is, Which member of the media will be doing the show with Bonds?
Best Part Of Training Camp
Some Colts players recently pulled off the "stuff the car with Styrofoam" and the "wrap the car in Saran Wrap" pranks.
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Kim Kardashian :: AP
Kim Kardashian and the New Jersey Nets' Kris Humphries will tie the knot Saturday. I couldn't pass up the chance to feature her on her last day as a single woman.
Technical Difficulties
Instead of just explaining a simple lineup change last night, the folks at Baseball Tonight had to use their fancy touch screen.This was the disastrous result.
Random Links
Here's the throwback uniform Notre Dame will wear when it plays Michigan on Sept. 10. ... Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips had an interesting move while leading off first last night against the Nationals -- caressing Michael Morse's hair. ... The NCAA may soon rule on cream cheese, butter and jelly.
Sports Video Of The Day
This video comes via Tweeter extraordinaire Logan Morrison. It's Jacksonville Suns (Marlins Class AA affiliate) pitcher Graham Taylor rounding third and heading home the same way many of us out-of-shape, unathletic schlubs would.

Jimmy Kimmel Video Of The Day
Here is the latest installment of This Week in Unnecessary Censorship.

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