TDR: Mo Bamba Mo Problems
* Off the bench *
Sound up. Tom Brady is just like us – tone deaf and taking terrible videos at concerts.
* Leading off *
The NBA draft took place last night, and it did not disappoint. As expected, Deandre Ayton went number one to the Suns. He’s the perfect big man a team can build around. Next went Marvin Bagley to the Kings. After that, things got interesting as teams started to get creative by making trades to move up or down in draft order. European phenom Luka Doncic, Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr., and Oklahoma’s Trae Young rounded out the first five picks. Oh, and let’s not forget about the ever evolving draft fashion that was put on display. Our personal favorite look? Lonnie Walker. Just outrageous hat game. Fantastic.
Welp, that was painful for Argentina. Croatia beat Lionel Messi and his squad 3-0 yesterday. Yikes. They have just one point from two games (remember: 3 points for a win, one point for a draw, no points for a loss) so they are going to need to kick it into gear if they want to get out of the group stage. The saddest news from the World Cup is Peru is out after making the tournament for the first time since 1982. They were so passionate and cheerful, so that’s a bummer.
* Halftime *
Hot dog to the face
What a sad day for hot dogs and for the Phillie Phanatic. Oh, and of course for the woman who got hit in the face with a hot dog shot out of a tshirt gun by the Phillie Phanatic. Sweet, sweet Philly fan Kathy McVay was just sitting near home plate minding her own business during the Phillies Cardinals game, when Phillie Phanatic brought out his hot dog gun. He fired off a hot dog, and hit her right in the face, knocking off her glasses and giving her a black eye. Poor thing! She does not have a concussion but does have to ice her face a lot. She is being such a good sport about it, and said she will not sue anyone over the incident. The Phillies will, however, get her free tickets to upcoming games. I think some free hot dogs should be thrown in there too. Sorry, poor choice of words. Gently handed.
* Play under review *
Looks like Jameis Winston will be sitting out the first three games of the season. The NFL plans to suspend him for violating its personal conduct policy when he allegedly groped an Uber driver in March 2016. The driver said she picked him up in Scottsdale, Arizona in the early hours of the morning. They were waiting in a drive-thru for food when he reached over and grabbed her crotch. She reported him to Uber and he was banned from the service. Winston obviously denies he did this and said there were multiple people in the car and she was confused. Her lawyer is like, mmm it was only you in the car. The NFL has not notified Winston of the suspension yet, because they might change the number of games.
* Overtime *
This is fun.