I didn’t know this. Thanks man.
Football is a game with many problems, but it must be the best sport out there for showcasing the stupid great skill and athletic ability of these guys have in an extremely visceral “there is no fucking way I could do that” sort of way. Like, I intellectually know that doing anything useful against a 100 mph fastball… Read more
This is actually a pretty common thing among very tall NBA players, and one that has been written about in WaPo and elsewhere. Durant doesn’t want to be a seven footer, and neither did Kevin Garnett and several others. Broadly, seems like the story is that they’re people who felt insecure about being taller than… Read more
to be fair that video shows exactly why the unassisted triple play gets so little love despite being super rare. They are cool, quirky things that are awesome to be able to see exactly because they are so rare. But usually have nothing to do with actual impressive baseball talent. Two runners have to be on, and… Read more
I feel similarly about watching Johan Santana in the mid 00's. His starts were class-skip-worthy offenses, and the feeling of the lineup and the whole team was just different when he was up there. I wanted so badly for him to overcome the shoulder injuries that started plaguing him even back in 2002/3. There were… Read more
I imagine you can get them sooner than that if you want. He’ll probably do an interview or two in the runup to the draft. No need to wait five and a half months.