AL Central: As we inch closer to the MLB season, and move beyond Albertgeddon, payrolls will inevitably become a topic. It certainly is an issue in the AL Central. “The Twins, White Sox and Tigers will each open the 2011 season with payrolls over $100 million … the Indians and Royals have lost contact with the rest of the field … the Indians are expected to have a payroll of between $45 million and $50 million. The Royals could pay their players between $35-$40 million.” Cleveland’s Manny Acta is right – “Does [a high payroll] help? Yes. Does it guarantee it? No.” Not surprisingly, most MLB pundits are projecting the frugal Indians to finish 4th, and the Royals 5th. [Plain-Dealer]
Turns out, it can be a good idea to draft a kicker in the first round.
PM Roundup: Jennifer Lawrence Angers The Brits; Jeff Jarrett To The WWE Hall of Fame; U.S. Tops Canada In Curling
Jennifer Lawrence angers the Brits, Jeff Jarrett to the WWE Hall of Fame, Team U.S.A. tops Canada in curling and more.
Would have been better off remaining silent.
Elizabeth Swaney made it to the Olympics without ever doing an aerial trick, and made another scintillating run in the halfpipe.
Aaron Rodgers was at Daytona 500 with Danica Patrick.
Nate Diaz was caught on camera last night at a UFC event and nearly lit something up…