Alabama Rocks Tennessee
Saturday is the annual Alabama-Tennessee game and a few Crimson Tide fans got in the spirit by visiting the Tennessee campus and defacing one of the school’s most treasured landmarks.
Some San Francisco residents were less than pleased last Sunday when announcements for the annual San Francisco Marathon began at 5:30 a.m. So they called to complain, only to discover the number they were given to complain actually went to a sex line.
Little Snoop In Big Trouble
Snoop Dogg‘s 16-year-old son, Cordell Broadus, a junior wide receiver at Diamond Bar High and one of the nation’s top prospects, has been suspended for this week’s game after punching another player in the head during a brawl in a game against rival Diamond Ranch High.
Not sure who to root for during the World Series? Perhaps Kayla Fitzgerald can help turn you into a Red Sox fan.
Fear the Chihuahua
The Padres Triple-A affiliate moved from Tuscon to El Paso and the team held a contest to choose its new name. The squad will now be known as the El Paso Chihuahuas, a name I strongly support since I own an awesome Chihuahua/Rat Terrier mix named Larry.
Feel-Good Item of the Day
Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel, who is now seven years cancer-free, donated his luxury box to 24 children suffering with cancer, and their families. Kessel then scored a hat trick in the team’s 4-2 victory over Anaheim.
SI Vault Photo of the Day
Not sure who to root for during the World Series? Perhaps Keith Hernandez (photographed here in 1980) can help turn you into a Cardinals fan. And don’t forget to follow the @SI_Vault on Twitter for more historical/embarrassing/funny sports photos.
Odds and Ends
A Connecticut man was arrested after going on Twitter and making threats against the Mets … Speaking of Twitter trouble, a teacher assistant at the University of Iowa has had better days … Joe Buck co-owns a $13 million private jet with former Rams QB Marc Bulger … The Sabres will start four teenagers when they play the Bruins tonight … The Seahawks love them some Pokeman.
Handshake Of The Day
The Sixers may only win 10 games this season but Team WHOP (Michael Carter-Williams, Tony Wroten, Vander Blue and Khalif Wyatt ) will have a great handshake to celebrate those 10 victories.
Blue Jays Video Of The Day
Twenty years ago today, Joe Carter won the World Series for Toronto with a walk-off home run.
Story Of The Day
Former Bulls guard Steve Kerr tells a funny story about Toni Kukoc‘s ridiculous pre-game eating habits.