Our daily thread.
If you don’t know what’s so relevant about Mr. Irrelevant then you need to ask somebody. In this case, we’ll point you to Gary Mihoces, who drops some knowledge about arguably the 2nd most popular pick of the NFL Draft.
You say over, he says rated: Bucky Brooks offers his 5 overrated prospects heading into this week’s NFL Draft. Any surprise Ryan Tannehill is 1 of the 5? Didn’t think so.
Buyers’ remorse?: Some folks in Orlando believe the Magic missed an opportunity by not trading Dwight Howard for Andrew Bynum. Tell us again, which way is the wind blowing?
More trouble for Saints?: ESPN is wetting its pants with a report that GM Mickey Loomis, who already has been handed an 8-game suspension for Bounty Gate, used an electronic device at the Superdome to eavesdrop on opposing coaching staffs.
Say goodbye to Brian Dawkins: The NFL safety is calling it quits after 16 seasons.
Hey, a writer who isn’t offended by kids smoking pot: We’re just following up on last week’s ESPN “exclusive,” about college football going to the dogs because some players smoke a joint or 2. Relax. Seriously, how many of you hypocrites are continuing to write this nonsense and play like you’re all offended?
Players Club: The messy beef between Derek Fisher and the NBA players union continues with Chris Paul being mentioned as a possible successor. It’s interesting, though, that Maurice Evans, who plays with the Wizards and serves at the union VP, is playing defense attorney for Billy Hunter despite the latter having family members on the payroll, including a financial firm where he son works banking more than $500,000.