The Yankee Way: Over the weekend Keith Olbermann snapped a photo of Yankees employee Brett Weber seated behind home plate flashing hand signals to players. MLB investigated it and promptly reminded them that doing such a thing is a violation of ‘baseball operations bulletin C-4’. The Yankees explained they did so in the first inning because the scoreboard was reading 912 miles per hour. Case closed, but it was not left without a quote from Brian “I don’t give a f**k” Cashman – “I kind of feel the psychotics who obsessed about it yesterday, I think we all did them a favor by keeping them off the street and preventing them from hurting others.” He then clarified that “psychotics” was in reference to members of the blogosphere. Boom. [nj.com]
Fun segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
“I know all those are lies”
Easily distracted by shiny objects.
“But it’s an amateur sport, we’re just here for fun. It’s not really that serious. So I guess any ball should be OK.”
ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 “Fantastic Lies” will examine the Duke lacrosse scandal.
Six first team all-pro safeties have won a Super Bowl recently.