Popcorn-Gate: “Turns out Alex Rodriguez wanted to slug a few folks after he spotted himself and his girlfriend Cameron Diaz being shown to the 111 million people watching the game. ‘He really went ballistic — thinking the cameraman was out to get them in a paparazzi-like shot. That’s so crazy,’ said my (Zwecker’s) source. ‘Anyone who knows anything about producing a live sports event — especially something as huge as the Super Bowl — would know that those celebrity shots are purely random.'” He ended up getting Fox to guarantee he would not be shown again. Only A-Rod. Though if he truly didn’t want to be seen on Jerry’s JumboTron, he’d be in Tampa taking batting practice with The Captain. [Sun-Times]
Adam Schefter Nearly Drove Off the Road in a Blizzard When He Got a Text About the LeSean McCoy Trade
Be careful out there, sportswriters.