Natalie Roser, a model … a lot of fans waited in the rain for hours to get into Alabama vs Georgia … Quants run Wall Street now, if you like numbers, this is for you … “Spotify Hit With $1.6B Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs” … the gay sex ban may be lifted in India … “FBI accuses white supremacist of terror attack on Amtrak train in rural Nebraska” … popular midtown Manhattan watering hole to close down after massive rent hike … “Austin couple accused of having oral sex at Baby A’s restaurant” … I don’t for a second believe this Jerry Sandusky defense, and it makes me sick to read it …
If you want to play the blame game in New England, it’s gotta be Bob Kraft. Also, two former Patriots talk about Patriots politics. [Podcast]
With Tua Tagovailo at QB, it’s no surprise that Alabama will open #1 in 2018. [The Big Lead]
Quentin Richardson wrote a letter to his 12-year old self, and portions of it are probably safe enough to show your young kids. [Players’ Tribune]
A tremendous read on a TCU basketball player: “If you’ve ever been bullied, this TCU star has a message for you.” [Star-Telegram]
Jimmy Butler owns LeBron, as the Timberwolves destroy the Cavs. [Twin Cities]
The secretive Patriots have a staffer with a mysterious job. His name is Sean Harrington, he graduated from Tufts, and was recruited by Google. He is believed to be the only engineer working in player personnel in the NFL. [Mass Live]
“Is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau so blinded by his naive belief that ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusiveness’ are Canada’s unique gifts to the world, that he’s undermining our safety and security?” [Toronto Sun]
Patriots fans – for now – are very excited they still have Tom Brady. Obviously. Let’s check back in on them – and Jimmy Garoppolo – in 3 years, shall we? [Globe]
John Cena is really going all-in on comedy, isn’t he?
Tua Tagovailoa junior year – of high school – highlights.