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In a week, Raptors media day will have wrapped up. Time flies.
And, my personal favorite: Bruce Bowen = Pig
Bruce Bowen Dirty Player Mix
Bruce Bowen -- a maniac psycho (which is kind of redundant, but still...)
Philbin says receivers not running precise routes (depth, etc.) is still a problem. Says too soon to form conclusions on Tannehill.
Bruce Bowen kicks Wally Szczerbiak's face
Bruce Bowen vs. Vince Carter: A History of Dirty Defense.
You could do a blog post just on Bruce Bowen YouTube titles. Some samples...
Philbin on Tannehill: "I think it's a little early to draw conclusions on where he is in his third year."
To be clear, Swoopes brought up playoff unprompted. All I asked was if he expected to make a bowl.
Begging for a caption contest. My entry: "I swear I didn't just judo chop Kobe in the windpipe." http://t.co/grOIMN8iJt
Stephen Curry jokes Andre Iguodala has swag on the golf course not so much with his game, just that he's best-dressed.
All scouting reports hereon out will be written in a four word fashion, following a "More _____ than _____" format. It's just easier.
Philbin says he hasn't heard any concerns from players following the loss. He says he has an open door policy.
Philbin declines to directly answer when asked if he has considered starting Moore ahead of Tannehill.
Stephen Curry saves par with a putt and high-fives teammate Bob Fitzgerald.
Alfred Morris just walked into the locker room with Chick-fil-A, but it's uncertain if it's breakfast. Things have come full circle.
Frank Gore through 3 weeks: 2013: 41 carries, 142 yards & a TD. 2014: 36 carries, 139 yards & a TD.
Dragan Bender is out here shooting Js with Maccabi. Might see some game action.
Swoopes on Strong's suspensions: "I don't feel like it is (too harsh). He told us what he was going to do."
Shooter Stu Douglass signed a free agent deal with Hapoel Afula of the Israeli minors, according to source.
Bashaud Breeland has taken most of his snaps at the nickel spot thus far, he said. Wasn't told why he played for Hall and not Biggers.
Blake Griffin successfully navigated an interview minefield that includes race, religion and his private life. Not an easy thing to do.
Told Fenerbahce are monitoring season progress of Cedevita forward Luka Babic. Turks might generate future interest.
Great 1st Show For Jeanie Zalasko And Marqués Johnson on The Beast 980. Nice to hear local Sports on the radio in the Morning.
The more I listen to "experts" give their projections and then watch them pan out the more I like numbers and analytics
* and unexamined
... To do criticism is to make harder those acts which are now too easy." ~ Michel Foucault
... assumptions, of familiar notions, of established an dun examined ways of thinking the accepted practices are based. (cont.) ...
"A critique does not consist in saying that things aren't good the way they are. It consists in seeing on just what type of (cont.)...
Brian Orakpo has the middle finger on his left hand wrapped. "Hurts like hell," he said.
Chase Minnifield said he hasn't heard anything about being signed off the practice squad.
Adam Silver says the NBA learns "from other league's experiences. We're studying everything that's been happening with the NFL."
I wonder how the district would operationally define patriotism? Sounds like it means listening to only accounts of history they agree with.
Willie Reed will be the last player Nets player signed to training camp.
Jeffco leadership are trying to co-opt history to fit their own political persuasion. So glad my daughter doesn't live within the district.
In terms of leadership void left by Paul Pierce's departure, King said he thinks KG, Alan Anderson and Jarrett Jack will help fill it.
Blake Griffin calls thieves "stealers" like he's been watching Dee Gordon too much.
So let me get this straight. Some fans are mad at Tulloch for having a little fun and showing some emotion after a sack?
History curriculum shouldn't promote anything. It should instead give accounts of what transpired. Unfortunately, that wasn't always pretty.
Silver, on Ferry: "Danny wisely stepped aside to remove himself." Silver had previously said Ferry's comments shouldn't be fireable offense
Shawn Lauvao just underwent an MRI examination on his sprained right knee. He'll find out results shortly, he said.
Jason Hatcher believes he'll play Thursday. Considers his hamstring strain a day-to-day thing.
Strong answers almost every question directly. But he danced around the one about whether he expects to make a bowl.
ESPN Insider released its NBA team rankings today based on under-age-25 talent. Pelicans are No. 1, followed by Wizards, Bucks, Wolves, Cavs
Billy King said Brook probably won't do 2-a-days at camp. Said they'll play it by ear with Deron but he should play more than last preseason
Strong on Texas' inability to finish: "I don't think it's a lack of toughness at all. It's a matter of just getting it done."
NBA commish Adam Silver said in light of what's gone on with the NFL, the league will take a fresh look at their domestic violence policy.
Silver says it's not his desire to go looking for old skeletons in owners' closets. He thinks Sterling put everyone on notice going forward
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the league will take a fresh look at its domestic violence policies in light of what's gone on in the NFL
The scrimmage will be held at the AT&T Center. First come, first served basis for lower bowl seating.
But for those living in reality, I only believe 40% of what I hear about 49ers intrigue and I write probably only 40% of the 40%.
Before the Spurs head overseas for preseason ball, they'll host a free open scrimmage on October 6th at 6 PM CST.
Adam Silver says NFLs high-profile domestic abuse cases have prompted the NBA to "take a fresh look" at its existing punishments & policies
Strong on Swoopes: "After the spring game, we looked at him like, 'Oh my God.'" Says he's come a long way since then.
Spurs holding an open intrasquad scrimmage Oct. 1. Admission is free and it almost resembles real basketball?
Another memory that jumps 2 mind was Gene Shue having 6-11 CJ bring up ball 2 break Jack Ramsay's press in '77 Finals...
Strong, on what he tells his RBs: "It isn't always going to be blocked perfect for you. Sometimes you have to run someone over."
Rutgers asst Mike O'Koren and Providence asst Bob Simon will watch 2016 Seton Hall Prep / Playaz G T.J. Gibbs tomorrow
Not known 4 scoring (7.9), CJ notched 20-plus 4 Wilt's Dan Diego in triple OT '73 loss 2 Erving's Nets 2 help blow my east coast deadline
Two-year warning: It's Ryder Cup week in Gleneagles, Scotland. Next stop: Hazeltine National, Sept. 2016
Daje Johnson has been practicing. Strong says he expects tackles Kennedy Estelle and Dez Harrison to practice this week.
Source close to Ray Allen says he's still undecided on the NBA this upcoming season.
Charlie Strong says none of Texas' suspended players will return this week.
The Jones' brothers are lone family to boast more ABA/NBA players than the Barry clan, 4-3. Wilbert, Caldwell, Charles & Major.
... San Jose State, La. Tech, UL-Lafayette, Memphis, Lamar, Rice and SMU.
Of the SEC West's 24 wins so far, 15 of them are over Fla. Atlantic, S. Miss (2), Nicholls St., UAB, S. Alabama., Sam Houston, UL-Monroe ...
Caldwell Jones, 64, a 17-ABA/NBA defensive presence, one of everybody's all-time favorite people, died. The afterlife is now a better place
Marcus Williams, a starter over two seasons at Arizona and an MVP in China, will sign a 1-year deal with Denver, league source tells RealGM.
UM's Oct. 4 game at Georgia Tech will be at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2, just like Saturday's game against Duke.
Some 49ers fans still are convinced that I've completely created the Harbaugh/49ers mgmt tension issue. Only me. My fault. You are right.
Yes, kids, women actually wore their hair this way in the 1980s. http://t.co/PgBnFvtCpL
I now have three beautiful little girls, which means in 15 years or so, I'm gonna be in a world of hurt. http://t.co/vuiMhXd1qf
Used to play table tennis, so was curious when I saw it on TV. Lupulesku's still playing?!?!? He's been on the world stage for about 25yrs
This video has the safe-for-work bleep added.
A few bad contracts??
Hugh Freeze will be on the show today
Free agent Marcus Williams -- two seasons with Spurs, Clippers -- has agreed to a deal with the Denver Nuggets, league source tells RealGM.
Flood on Paul James dealing with this new injury: "As well as any athlete can possibly handle it."
Cam opened his poetry reading with Wordsworth's "I wandered lonely as a cloud…" https://t.co/bCW6bWJjS3
It'll be fun to see how much Michigan offers Harbaugh. Probably like 10 mil-a-year now, could be 30 by the time they're losing to Ohio State
If you're in the Metroplex, eat at a Texas Land & Cattle today. 10% of net sales go to the Richard Durrett Family Fund.
Fights in the stands like the one at at the Ariz-SF game happen all the time, even at yesterday's Dolphins game.
Russ Westbrook questions Cam's commitment because he didn't go with matching lilac slippers. https://t.co/bCW6bWJjS3
Eagles-Redskins is what the NFC East is all about. Fights everywhere, and games that are just sloppy enough to be exciting till the end
Braves dismiss Frank Wren as GM.
Charlie Strong escapes his scheduled 10-minute Big 12 conference call slot after six minutes. One benefit of a 1-2 record, I reckon.
I'm at Bears-Jets later, mostly to avoid Gruden on the broadcast
Tony Romo has thrown at least 1 TD pass in 31 straight games. QBs with longer streaks: Brees, Brady, Unitas, P Manning, Favre
Can John Hart hit for average?
Fastest Cowboys to 3,000 rushing yards: Tony Dorsett (37 games), Emmitt Smith (38), DeMarco Murray and Julius Jones (40)
Wren out, John Hart in as interim GM for the Braves
Back to Kawhi...from his auto frugality (Bonner) to media relations (Duncan), we can see that veteran leadership really does matter.
If there was ever a situation worthy of the Citizen Kane clapping GIF, that was it.
Also, 49ers management is uniquely unqualified to handle all of this in a smooth and understandable way.
Harbaugh contract situation + new stadium $ + injuries/suspension + possible Harbaugh fatigue = very different pressures on this 49ers team.
CCR is watching from the wings, too.
With everything the NFL is flagging these days, they miss on this violation? https://t.co/bCW6bWJjS3
Why anyone thinks Wren deserves to keep his job is beyond me
Between the Ickey Woods and Kenny Rogers commercials, I think the Woods one is way funnier. "Gonna get some cold cuts today!"
Show cranking up. Better turn it on now, Memphis fans, avoid the long lines. 92.9FM.
New goal for 2014-15 NBA season: Compile the most complete list possible of NBA players' soccer allegiances
"how can this video have 27 million views if there's only 7 million people on earth". Never head into the comments section on youtube, folks
Jerry, asked if 21-0 deficit drove him to drink: "I can't do that. I couldn't call the plays then. ... Somebody has got the fly this thing."
If the Suns do sign Zoran Dragic, it will continue a storied tradition in Phoenix: http://t.co/Xfq2Ifpsps
Going to teach my little boy to do the "whoooo" part of Cinnamon Girl.
Thanks, everybody, for your patience while I recouped some time off from the 2013-14 season. Now, I'm back on the clock until Aug. 2015.
Who had the biggest impact on the Bucks' offense and defense? Here's a chart summarizing the (mostly ugly) RPM data. http://t.co/ruwgTU27CW
Congrats to Blake Bortles, newly named starter. As a new Jags "fan, " I hate it since the team is awful, but I wish BB the best. Go Knights!
Sad to hear my favorite polling software — Polar — is going away at the end of the year. Great product. Anyone have a good replacement?
Pants, once unbuttoned, are incredibly difficult to put back on. Kornheiser. 10 am, on ESPN 980!
Have a great Bears Monday Bears 27 Jets 14. Book it.
It's pretty hard to control the conversation in media, but you can help shape it.
Happy Monday, Tweeps!