Coming to the Small Screen
Heat guard Dwyane Wade has sold a sitcom to Fox based on the story of an NBA star who gets full custody of his two young sons.
Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy says SI’s five-part expose about corruption within the football program has actually helped the team in recruiting.
Ronaldo > Voodoo
A Swedish advertising company that represents Pepsi tried to curse Portugal before their World Cup qualifying matchup by creating a Cristiano Ronaldo voodoo doll and putting it in horrible situations (covered in pins, tied to a train track, etc.). The plan backfired tremendously as Swedish fans started a Facebook petition to swear off Pepsi, forcing the soft drink company to issue a formal apology. Also, Ronaldo recorded a hat trick in Portugal’s 3-2 victory over the Swedes.
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Quote of the Day
“We as officials have always been taught, for a ball to be uncatchable, it has to be clearly out of the field of play or it has to be a kind of — I probably shouldn’t say this — a Tim Tebow-type pass that lands 15 yards in front of you.”
-Jim Daopolous, a former NFL referee, taking a shot at Tim Tebow while explaining the pass interference call at the end of Monday’s Patriots-Panthers game.
In Corey Feldman News
SI Vault Photo Of The Day
Mark Gastineau turns 57 today. The legendary Jets defensive end, who looks absolutely terrifying in this 1984 Media Day portrait, was part of the New York Sack Exchange with Joe Klecko, Marty Lyons and Abdul Salaam. In this 1984 profile, SI’s Bruce Newman looks at how Gastineau finally earned the respect of his teammates after a sack dance the previous season led to a 37-player brawl. For more classic athlete photos, follow the SI Vault on Twitter. While you’re at it, follow me on Twitter as well as SI’s Extra Mustard.
Odds and Ends
Nobody showed up for last night’s Miami (OH)-Buffalo game … NBA TV analyst Chris Webber offered cogent analysis before last night’s Heat-Hawks game … Alabama does not want anyone making cookies with the school’s logo on them … Kevin Connolly (a.k.a. – E from Entourage) thinks Robinson Cano is smoking crack by asking for a $300 million contract … Elizabeth Berkley hated the one-piece swimsuits she was forced to wear on Saved by the Bell … North Carolina wants nothing to do with some of its former football players.
Parks and Rec Visit the Colts
Go behind the scenes as the Parks and Rec cast visits the Colts for an upcoming episode.
Dougie Video Of The Day
A member of the Miami (OH) RedHawks band really likes to Dougie (via It’s Always Sunny In Detroit).
Fake Punt Video Of The Day
Kent State defensive lineman Nate Terhune scored on a 61-yard touchdown run after a fake punt. Check out the hurdle on the 40-yard line.
The Original Goonies Trailer
Since we mentioned Corey Feldman, here’s the original trailer from the 1985 hit Goonies.