Lost Civility: The Wall Street Journal has conceded to the modern and unwashed. It will drop the quaint but clumsy courtesy titles from its sports page. “Sports can be a messy, crude business—and the courtesy conferred by a “Mr.” or “Ms.” signaled a baseline of respect that has almost vanished. Calling a chill guy like Tim Lincecum “Mr. Lincecum” was pretty funny, but it also was decent.” [WSJ]
Kevin Durant really shouldn’t be knocking Shaq’s game.
Probably among the top five most exciting things to happen this week in sports.
Rory McIlroy is not a fan of being called a fascist or a bigot.
The Oklahoma City Thunder added Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson at the trade deadline in a deal with Chicago. McDermott, a 40% 3-point (…)
Not his first wildlife encounter on a course.
“When you’re not fair and honest, then to me that’s personal.”