Laynce, in my pants
Who had Laynce Nix in their Roy Halladay 200th win pool? I had a shrink, for much different reasons than a top of the ninth solo bomb to put the Phillies up, 2-1, against the lowly, but feisty, Marlins.
Oh, and Doug Collins will not return to the Sixers this year. More on that in the roundup.
Let’s hit it!
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Laynce Nix’s game-winning home run. Caution: T-Mac.
Doug Collins is fucking out. Philly.com:
THIS IS HOW the past week appears to have played out between 76ers coach Doug Collins and management, according to multiple league sources.
The sources say that Collins, now in his third season as head coach and with 1 more year remaining on his contract, told management he would prefer not to return as coach next season. Owner Josh Harris informed Collins that he very much wants Collins back at the helm next season, but was told that Collins was not prepared to return in that capacity. Both sides, according to the sources, have agreed on the same goal, and that is to reach an amicable solution to the matter.
No surprise here. Although, the fact that it happened so soon after reports that the team wanted Collins out… well, that’s interesting.
Disappointing reviews for 42 (I haven’t seen it yet). It got a 75% on Rotten Tomatoes… but most of the positive reviews stemmed from the fact that it was A) pleasing and B) a movie about Jackie Robinson (meaning that it’s hard to not recommend). The consensus is that the movie lacks depth and is a very surface level depiction of a story to which we all know the ending. I was looking for more a Lincoln-esque tale (not because of the civil rights thing, but for the in-depth, heavy storytelling).
I get what they are trying to do – separate out the two papers from Philly.com, which is free – but the design, for the Inquirer at least, is embarrassingly simplistic and – surprise! – glitchy on mobile. The site doesn’t even attempt to take advantage of the fact that it’s, you know, online. Instead, just text on white background with a small image. They’re trying to appease old school newspaper readers, yes, but there’s no reason not to take advantage of this much different canvas. Even worse, is that they keep pushing the digital edition of the paper, which is no more than an online replica of the print layout… which is literally the stupidest thing ever.
The Daily News site looks much better, but I don’t have a subscription and there’s no way I’m going to pay for one to inspect it further.
A man shot himself in the head at the NRA 500. If only he had a gun to defend himself.
This is amazing: Mike Rice is coaching 12-year-old girls and yelling at them.
Jack Edwards is such a douche. And a weirdo. A douche and a weirdo.
Julie Dorenbos and Susie Celek wore next to nothing and played with a pussy on Great Sports Debate last week as part of a promotion for their tanning place, Skin Palette:
HughE Dillon has more photos
Video of that, and Katherine Webb in a bikini, after the jump.
H/T to (@KingofBlueBell)