Zach again pinch-hitting for Doug on today’s Warm Up.
Manu Ginobili retired yesterday. Rather than beat you down with a million highlight videos, I thought I’d share the time he swiped a bat out of mid air.
With Manu Ginobili's retirement, here's a reminder of the time he took on a bat. pic.twitter.com/gt0pSUlF5H
— ESPN (@espn) August 27, 2018
Here’s a John McCain anecdote you probably weren’t aware of.
listened to the @nytimes the daily podcast on John McCain today and learned this amazing tidbit: When he was interrogated as a POW, McCain gave his North Vietnamese captors the names of the Green Bay Packers offensive line and said they were real names of his squadron.
— Kalyn Kahler (@kalynkahler) August 28, 2018
The 2020 class is Gary Patterson’s 20th at TCU, so the Frogs are going all out to celebrate it.
When your coach stays at one school for an almost unheard of amount of time, you have to do something new when his 20th (‼️) recruiting class rolls around! Lots of help on this one. #TCU20for20 pic.twitter.com/Aa59CPbePR
— Caten Hyde (@CatenHyde) August 27, 2018
The Jay-Z/Beyonce concert destroyed the grass at Williams Brice Stadium, but the Gamecocks were prepared for that possibility.
— Gamecock Athletics (@GamecocksOnline) August 27, 2018
This is how most coaches treat the Week 1 depth chart release.
Dana Holgorsen, on hiding true starters on the depth chart: "we 'OR'd them because Tennessee 'OR'd us first." Says team can only do it in the first week.
— Chris Anderson (@CMAnderson247) August 27, 2018
On the flip side, though, Billy Napier is out here telling us his seventh-string Z receiver.
— Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns® Football (@RaginCajunsFB) August 27, 2018
This is nuts.
Over in NAIA ball…check this out.
Trinity International put up 747 yards of offense in win over Presentation… while only rushing for 15 yards.
Averaged 11 yards per pass attempt!
— FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) August 27, 2018
I mean, we’d all be crazy not to make this bet, right?
NCAA Week 1 parlay wager
VMI over Toledo
Furman over Clemson
$5 bet pays $1.1 MILLION
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) August 27, 2018
This is what it means to be a QB1.
Big shout out to Blake Bortles, @BB5Foundation, and Mambos Cuban Cafe for delivering all of this food to the officers that have been working the recent tragedy. It’s been a long couple days and we are so appreciative for your kindness. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/pd4n4FHBKI
— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) August 28, 2018
It is still amazing what J.J. Watt was able to accomplish through social media.
Hurricane Harvey Relief:
One Year Update pic.twitter.com/eSiOG4TT26
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) August 27, 2018
To choose a goal without being prepared to be accountable for progress towards it is to choose nothing. – David Maister
— Coach Quotes (@CoachMotto) August 27, 2018