Alternate Uniform Alert
The Spurs unveiled new camouflage uniforms, which they’ll wear on Nov. 13 when they play the Wizards. San Antonio, which is home to more than 300,000 active and retired military and government workers, is known as “Military City USA.”
Greg Schiano Fan Club. Population Zero.
Bucs coach Greg Schiano may be the most disliked person in the NFL right now (or a close second to Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather). Tampa radio station 102.5 The Bone hates Schiano so much that it hung a giant “Fire Schiano” billboard at the intersection of Bearss and Nebraska Avenues in hopes the Bucs ax their embattled coach. Speaking of Schiano, love the anecdote in this Michael Silver piece about how he changed his personality while in the presence of
greatness Bill Belichick.
Guess Who Wants To Be a Pro Wrestler?
Former Chargers and Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman was at the WWE Performance Center in Tampa this week training to be a pro wrestler.
Lovely Lady Roundup
Lizzy Caplan, who stars in Showtime’s Masters of Sex, has certainly come a long way since the days of Mean Girls … Tiffany Keller has a new Beach Bunny swimwear photo shoot out … I’d never heard of Krystle Lyle, but she has definitely figured out the Instagram thing.
My predecessor Jimmy will not like me questioning the genius that is Bon Jovi, especially since Jon Bon Jovi is such a Hot Clicks fan. But it seems a tad excessive for the Maple Leafs to hang a banner at the Air Canada Centre in honor of the New Jersey band.
Feel Good Story of the Day
SI Vault Photo of the Day
This one’s for the ladies. Gaylord Perry grabs a shave after a 1981 game against the Padres. And don’t forget to follow the @SI_Vault on Twitter for more historical/embarrassing/funny sports pics.
JaVale McGee and the Pesky Squirrel
JaVale McGee posted this sad Instagram video of his Halloween pumpkin that was destroyed by a rogue squirrel.
Odds and Ends
Ken Griffey Jr. and Deion Sanders were once in a slam dunk contest together … Jake Peavy wore a microphone during Game 1 of the World Series last night. Here’s a quick compilation of the audio … Here are 23 photos of Pele in honor of his 73rd birthday … Elin Nordegren is about ready to move into her 21,000 square-foot, nine bedroom mansion … The Simpsons are going to be featured as part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup marketing campaign.
Pat Summerall Of The Day
Pat Summerall is the focus of the latest A Football Life and it’s must-see TV, especially the Murder, She Wrote anecdote at the four-minute mark of this video.
LeBron Video Of The Day
The Heat forward played catch with a fan during last night’s preseason game against New Orleans.