Lance Berkman: His return to Houston was met with this response from the team’s radio broadcaster, Milo Hamilton. “Why did you think it wasn’t necessary to get in shape your last couple of years as an Astro? And now to a team you didn’t even know, a manager you didn’t play for, you felt it was your responsibility to get in great shape?” Berkman – third in the NL in hitting at .385, with 6 HRs and 17 RBI – called the claims falsehoods and ludicrous, but then said he was never “rah-rah” about the gym. (Shocker!) He also said that “while Hamilton’s facts were warped, Hamilton’s premise may have been valid.” [Chronicle]
Far more important than one game in September.
Plus Lou Holtz gets nixed from speaking engagement in El Paso after immigration comments.
Ryan Lochte has been charged with filing a false report by Brazilian police, which is ridiculous at this point.
Ezekiel Elliott apparently showed up out of shape to training camp and had the Dallas Cowboys worried.
Andrew Luck is the highest-paid player in the NFL. His status has not affected his devotion to the flip phone. The Indianapolis Colts (…)