End Of An Error
The Jets released special teams player Tim Tebow this morning. His time in New York was filled with memorable back pages, but barely any playing time. Of course, it didn’t help that when he did get in a game. Because things like this happened.
Tony Sanchez is a catching prospect in the Pirates organization. When Pirates pitcher Jonathan Sanchez got a six-game suspension on Saturday for plunking Cardinals outfielder Allen Craig, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette ran a story using Tony’s picture instead of Jonathan’s. Tony decided to use this mix up as a way to prank his mother. The pay off was outstanding.
That’s The Ticket
Twins pitcher Glen Perkins provided some impressive customer service Sunday when a fan complained to him that the team had screwed up his ticket order for yesterday’s game. Meanwhile, Nuggets forward JaVale McGee left a pair of tickets for last night’s Denver-Golden State game in a Marshall’s.
Model Erin Heatherton is back with a new Victoria’s Secret photoshoot. … This is the Hot Clicks debut for Danish model Caroline Corinth. … Kristen Nicole is Playboy‘s Miss May. Guyism.com has a gallery.
Stick To Gum
Friday’s Phillies-Mets game was delayed 14 minutes because home plate umpire Brian O’Nora was busy throwing up after swallowing his chewing tobacco.
Sports Video Of The Day
Here’s a Russian soccer official kicking an 18-year-old player, which got him banned for life from his league. On a side note, if you like these crazy soccer stories (or legitimate soccer stories), follow SI.com soccer editor Nick Zaccardi on Twitter.
Tirade Video Of The Day
Today is the 30th anniversary of one of the most profane and memorable manager tirades in baseball history. Here is Cubs skipper Lee Elia lambasting everything Chicago with as many curses as one could possibly unleash in a three-minute span. Make sure you use the headphones if you’re listening at work. (Thanks to Tom, of Austin for the tip.