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The first tweets by athletes are rarely exciting, funny or provocative — but they are interesting when you look at them from hindsight’s perspective.
This week on Off The Grid, we talk about Bob Costas’ weird eye issues as it relates to our own lives, we cover the day’s hot topics — particularly Michael Sam — with former EIC Dan Fogarty, and talk the future of the Yankees without Derek Jeter (and possibly with A-Rod).
One of these days, Usain Bolt is gonna run hard through the finish line of the 200m (like how he did in the 100m the other day.) Alas, he leaves the world record of 19.19 seconds to be beaten another day (his time was 19.66.) He’s now the only person to win this event three times at the IAAF Athletics World Championships.
This week’s theme: What’s the big deal? (Please read that in Jerry Seinfeld’s voice.) The three big stories this week were Johnny Manziel’s Johnny Hancock, Clint Dempsey transferring to the MLS, and soon-to-be Olympic host Russia arresting gay people.
The International Olympic Committee is considering adding 3-on-3 basketball as an Olympic sport in time for the 2016 Games in Rio, which is a fantastic idea. Though the decision won’t be made on the addition until August, it got us thinking: If we could only have three players from each country team up to play a half-court game, who gets the nod?
Russian Wrestling Coach: The Gays Dropped Wrestling From The Olympics. They Will Soon Rule The World!
Lots of people were outraged when wrestling was dropped from the Olympics. A Russian wrestling coach understandably was, too. He had an interesting reason for it, though. Apparently, it was all the fault of those gays who will soon take over the world.