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A Shout-Out to KC from the Power T

Phil and his crew have the weekend off, so there’s no SMUW or Five Plus One today — sorry. But there’s still plenty to talk about, beginning with Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who as you’ve probably heard has been sidelined with a mass in his chest, which may be lymphoma. Berry went to school . . . → Read More: A Shout-Out to KC from the Power T

Knoxville Ice Bears Totally Screw the Pooch

Paul here, pinch-hitting for Phil, who’s working on other projects this weekend. Our topic today is the SPHL’s Knoxville Ice Bears, who’ve been staging their popular Wiener Dog Races for years. As you can see above (start at about the 0:42 mark), the races are really fun — who doesn’t love seeing elongated dogs . . . → Read More: Knoxville Ice Bears Totally Screw the Pooch

Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything...

Last week I mentioned how several college hoops players, especially on Under Armour-outfitted teams, were rolling up the waistbands on their shorts, maybe to make their shorts shorter or maybe just as a style thing. But center Chris Obekpa, who plays for St. John’s — another Under Armour team — definitely wants his shorts . . . → Read More: Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything…

Happy Thanksgiving

As you surely know, one of the big Thanksgiving traditions here in New York is the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. What you might not know — and what I didn’t know myself until reader Michael Clary schooled me on it — is that the 1946 edition of the parade featured a baseball player . . . → Read More: Happy Thanksgiving