Kevin Love: “Today is a sad day…Kevin McHale will NOT be back as head coach next season.” Oops. Are we really at the stage where, if you’re an athlete and you hear team news, the first thing you think to do is tweet it? We’re torn between this being an innocent mistake or a dumb move. Will it steer athletes away from twitter? Brandon Jennings seems pissed. Somewhere, a sports editor is jotting down a note: “Feature … perils of twitter … college football … Kevin Love … that Chad Pennington story … can we have it for Sunday?” (Star Tribune)
Far more important than one game in September.
Plus Lou Holtz gets nixed from speaking engagement in El Paso after immigration comments.
Ryan Lochte has been charged with filing a false report by Brazilian police, which is ridiculous at this point.
Ezekiel Elliott apparently showed up out of shape to training camp and had the Dallas Cowboys worried.
Andrew Luck is the highest-paid player in the NFL. His status has not affected his devotion to the flip phone. The Indianapolis Colts (…)