This is why there are rules about players betting on baseball
Looks like Fox put the wrong prognosticator on its World Series pregame shows.
While the network’s David Ortiz went 0 for 6 predicting the first Series’ first six games, a bettor in Las Vegas reportedly let it ride while betting on Games 1-6 and won $14 million.
Both wisely declined to push their luck for Game 7.
At TheKicker.com: “Trump calls Ravens to remind them ‘Flacco knew what he signed up for.’ ”
At SportsPickle.com: “John Calipari lands Amazon headquarters.”
Husband and wife Michael and Jasmine Snell bowled 300 games on the same night in Omaha, Neb.
Or as they’re now known around Chops Bowling Alley, the perfect couple.
The chartered plane carrying the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder last Saturday landed in Chicago with its nose cone completely caved in—the result of an apparent collision with a bird.
Here’s guessing it was a blocking fowl.
Paging Mr. Spacely
Headline opportunity missed: Astros’ George Jettisons Dodgers.
Athletes from 11 Chicago-area Roller Derby leagues hosted a “Make ’em Bleed” blood-drive event on Oct. 29.
What, they didn’t give enough at the office?
It wasn’t a friendly
Italian fourth-division soccer player Giovanni Liberti has been suspended five games for urinating toward the opposing team’s fans.
What, no yellow card? Bolts’ No. 1 draft pick?
A baby with the last name Frankenstein was born on Halloween in Winter Park, Fla.
Coincidence? The kid already tops Mel Kiper’s big board for 2038.
A: Astros shortstop Carlos Correa
Q: Name the only baseball player to ever earn a ring and give one out in less than an hour.
Talking the talk
Will Brinson of CBSsports. com, on Cleveland’s front office blowing a deal for Bengals QB A.J. McCarron: “It’s basically the NFL trade deadline’s version of ‘I gave my 10-page final paper to Steve; he said he was turning it in, Mr. Hand.’ The Browns are Jeff Spicoli.”
Washington State football coach Mike Leach, to Pac12 Networks, on his disdain for Halloween candy corn: “It’s like fruitcake. There’s a reason they only serve fruitcake once a year.”
RJ Currie of SportsDeke.com, after Tiger Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving: “His short game hasn’t been much, either.”
Dodger-fan inmates at the Los Angeles County Jail got special permission to stay up late and watch Game 7 of the World Series, TMZ reported.
Though after watching the first two innings—when the Astros jumped to a 5-0 lead—they’re now citing cruel and unusual punishment.