Stephen A. Smith Got Duped By The Onion

  • Dan Fogarty and Glenn Davis

The web roundup for Monday September 17. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See anything that should be on SportsGrid? Send it to Now, our starting five.

1. The Onion writes article about Stephen A. Smith, Stephen A. Smith does not realize it’s satire.

In fairness, he wised up eventually. [The Big Lead]

2. The Blue Jays’ Yunel Escobar really should not have worn eye black saying this.

Interested to see the fallout here, if any. [Hardball Talk]

3. Shaun White was reportedly arrested for public intoxication and vandalism.

But not before being taken to a hospital, says: [TMZ]

4. Today in great fan freakouts: this angry Cowboys fan.

“The Dallas Cowboys took a big shit on that today.” [h/t Reddit]

5. Not sports related, still important.

Rihanna tops the list of most pirated musicians in the last 6 months; Boardwalk Empire’s season premiere: 4 talking points.

What’s on TV tonight.

Denver at Atlanta (ESPN, 8:30 p.m.); Regional coverage, Boston at Tampa Bay (MLB Network, 7 p.m.) or Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs (MLB Network, 8 p.m.)

Food porn of the day.


And, finally tonight.

The iPhone 5 is coming out soon, so here’s a video making fun of it.

Getty photo, by Skip Bolen