Im not normally a watcher of pre-season football. But this past weekend I watched about 10 minutes of the Jet game and almost all of the first half of the Giants game. The Jets Geno Smith, looked like the old Smith. His game highlight was when he was picked off by Redskins safety Will Blackmon with 2:26 remaining in the first half. Same ole Geno. As for the Giants, with the exception of one 22 yard connection between Eli and Beckham, their offense looked awful, especially the offensive line. TE Larry Donnell couldn’t block a Pop Warner defensive end! Next Saturday night should be interesting.
On Friday, Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica’s winning 4×100-meter team. At the end, Bolt completely ignored his three teammates to launch another of his how-great-I-art routines. They get ESPN in Jamaica. Naturally, NBC rewarded Bolt with slow-motion replays of his self-smitten routines — perhaps as part of its Olympic Ideal, NBC made sure to emphasize the immodest acts of many Olympians — yet not a peep about disallowing his teammates the opportunity to share center-stage, gold-medal glory. Or weren’t we supposed to notice?
Speedo dropped its sponsorship of Olympic embarrassment Ryan Lochte, donating a $50,000 portion of Lochte’s fee to children in Brazil. Lochte, in an interview said he was taking “full responsibility” for his actions in fabricating the story of an armed robbery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the Olympics last week, but the 32-year-old swimming star’s remorse remained somewhat half-baked. It’s the first substantial hit to Lochte’s wallet after he was discredited over the past week. It shouldn’t be the last.
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