Mutiny on the Fenway? Supposedly several players met with Red Sox ownership last month and told them they didn't want to play for manager Bobby Valentine. Dustin Pedroia who attended the meeting denies that they called for Valentine's firing.
Yesterday, only weeks after the All-Star break and 110 games into the 162-game Major League Baseball season, the Boston Red Sox hierarchy thought it was time to back up their oft-maligned manager, Bobby Valentine.
Is it possible that Bobby Valentine's intuition as a manager called for him to speak his peace against Kevin Youkilis to see if he could light the fire of camaraderie under the fannies of "Youk's" teammates?
Sports oxymoron headline of the year: "World Peace turns violent." Metta World Peace (Ron Artest) connected with an ugly elbow thrown at James Harden of Oklahoma City and got himself ejected from the Lakers double overtime win.
Dino Laurenzi, Jr. isn't going away quietly. He's the test collector who handled Ryan Braun's urine sample. Even though Braun got off on a "chain of command" technicality, Laurenzi says he followed protocol.
The third race yesterday at Santa Anita featured the long shot #7 horse, Winforlin. She's a five-year-old mare who has never won. But with all the Lin-Sanity? She beat out two horses, finishing sixth. Lincompetent if you ask me.
Jerry Sandusky is finally behind bars. Of course you can argue that he should have been there all along. But two new accusers came forward leading to new charges and bail of $250 thousand which he couldn't afford.