Performance Anxiety: Interesting piece from the NYT on why Tom Durkin decided to quit calling the Kentucky Derby. “It’s like you’re getting hit on the head with a hammer, and you do everything you can to make it better — you take aspirin and put a bandage on it, but eventually you got to take your head out from beneath the hammer. Life is too short and precious.” [NYT]
“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.
A Lakers fan recorded a song about the team tanking and landing Ben Simmons.
A guest on The Herd.