Roundup: Isaiah Thomas Sounds Like a Good Guy and Are College Football Money Games Worth it?

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09:  Emily Ratajkowski attends Harper's Bazaar's celebration of "ICONS By Carine Roitfeld" presented by Infor, Laura Mercier, and Stella Artois  at The Plaza Hotel on September 9, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Harper's Bazaar)

Roundup: Isaiah Thomas Sounds Like a Good Guy and Are College Football Money Games Worth it?

Roundup

Roundup: Isaiah Thomas Sounds Like a Good Guy and Are College Football Money Games Worth it?

Emily Ratajkowski, who has the best account on Instagram … “Nate Silver gives GOP donors a closed-door presentation” … wild photo of an alligator’s eye … “How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down” … most disturbing story I’ve read this month, it’s sad that these people actually exist … “Microsoft Wants Autistic Coders. Can It Find Them And Keep Them?” … inside look at how the CIA torture secrets were revealed  … “A Front-Row Seat to the Most Hedonistic, Destructive Party in Sports History” … 8-year old picks up needle in Target parking lot, mom slaps it out of her hand, yada, yada, she won a $4.6 million lawsuit against Target … “There were five phantom donations in the files of Donald Trump’s foundation” …

No Le’Veon Bell, no problem: Antonio Brown torched the guy who wasn’t Josh Norman, and the Steelers won, 38-16. [Post-Gazette]

Yeah, I know, the Jets are toast this year. I’ll say it again – the Bills game Thursday night is the season. [NY Post]

My radio show from Saturday, in podcast form: Refs got it right on Cam Newton, thoughts on Colin Kaepernick’s protest, and I take a victory lap on Tim Tebow. [Full 3-Hour Show; 30-Minute Podcast]

Keeping it too real? “How Broncos players battle perils and pressures that arise when speaking out on racial, social issues.” [Denver Post]

Isaiah Thomas of the Celtics saw a kid shooting hoops, so he went to shoot with him, and naturally, that made the kid’s year. [Boston Globe]

Looking for an Art Briles landing spot? How about Houston? [Fox Sports]

Dehydration is the new … ? Dwight Howard was in the hospital over the weekend with the same thing that ailed Hillary Clinton. [AJC]

A question more Power 5 schools will be asking: Are the ‘money games’ worth it? [Tallahassee Democrat]

Congrats to Steve Nash, who got married last week to a former volleyball player. [Arizona Republic]

I’m not nearly ready to bail on Andrew Luck and the Colts being able to get to the Super Bowl.

Doesn’t AJ Green make it look easy?

Markelle Fultz, a point guard, can do this. Yes, he could be the No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft.

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