So Stephen Curry said he isn’t interested in free agency in two years? So he’s not going to see what the market can bear, or what it takes to make Joe Lacob cry?
Remember this day. It might be the first time he has knowingly told a lie. He may well sign for the Warriors again, but he will see what the market will bear because his agent will do it for him without being asked. So yes, he is interested. He just doesn’t have to say so yet.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are interested in signing Metta World Peace, which is shocking considering that we didn’t even know he stopped being The Pandas Friend.
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This, from the famous PFT Commenter on SB Nation about the newest job in football, and all spelling errors are as always intentional and funnier for them:
“I would now personally like to offer up my services as a fall guy for any professonal athelte, preferably NFL. My rates are reasonable- all I require is a 2-day orientation period where me and you just catch a few hangs and talk some football and I just kind of pick your brain about the NFL and stuff. As for my prices, they go on a a la carte basis:
“DUI: 10 autographed footballs.
“Possesion of marijuana: You have to record my answering machine message and refer to me as your "cool friend" on it. Plus you have to drive me to my ex-girlfriends house and honk your horn while we sit in your bitchin car blasting tunes until she calls the cops then speed away flipping her off and tossing your half-drank slurpee on her driveway.
“Solicitation of prositution the night before a superbowl: Cant help you on this since it would technically be double-jeopardy for me.
“Murder: Game-worn jersey.
“Dogfighting: I get to keep one of the (winning) dogs.
“Threatening a TSA agent: You have to hold up a sign after you score a TD that says "Jane, he loves you give him another shot" with my picture on it.
“Deflating footballs: No can do. A mans got to have a code.”
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A good day to wallow in futbol, starting with this bit of wallowage from FIFA’s new reform czar, Francois Carrard, who defended soon-to-be-defrocked ringmaster Sepp Blatter as an honest fellow whose only real crime was staying on the job (define that as you like) too long and being criticized for that.
“Unfortunately, it's always like that when somebody stays too long, the negative takes over,” the spectacular dullard said Monday. “This man is being treated unfairly. And if we talk about corruption, I have on my table all the U.S. proceedings. In the indictment, there is not a word against him. Nothing.”
Then he doubled down on the moron by saying he couldn’t figure out why the United States had become involved in FIFA, since soccer was not “a true American sport.”
“For the U.S., football, soccer, does not have the same weight as baseball, basketball and American football. There, it's just an ethnic sport for girls in schools.”
And we think Donald Trump is a whackjob.
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Exeter City winger David Wheeler either has a girlfriend who is very forgiving, knows how not to stir up the media, or is saving her rage for when there are no witnesses.
Either way, he feels like a complete turnip after sailing a shot into the crowd at Northampton Town and hitting Alice Woodyatt and breaking her wrist. Yes, Alice Woodyatt is the girlfriend we mentioned.
“David didn’t know the ball had hit me and I didn’t want to make a fuss,” she told The Sun. “I didn’t realize how bad it was straight away so I sat and watched the first half – but by the second half I thought maybe something had happened. People are amazed I stayed to the end but David has been playing well and I wanted to watch him no matter what.”
Oh yeah. He’s going to pay for this.
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The top Nigerian side Kano Pillars lost their 12-year, 202-game, 4,446-day unbeaten home streak Sunday with a 2-1 loss to Nasarawa United (you probably didn’t see any of the highlights). No word yet on whether manager Mohammed Babaganaru has been sacked.
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And finally, my attempts to take Jameis Winston seriously have failed, but not because of any quarterbacking shortcoming. He cannot be considered a worthwhile watch as long as he is required to wear those sub-hideous Tampa Bay uniforms, which are now more than a year old. Does nobody in that organization’s marketing department ever have a staff meeting? Employ focus groups? Have eyes?
Evidently not, the aesthetic swine.