Less than a week after the New England Patriots were accused of bending the NFL’s formation rules, they were again struck by a scandalous controversy. At first thought, one may presume that deflated footballs would be a disadvantage. In reality, slightly deflated footballs are easier to throw and catch.
The San Francisco Giants, on the other hand, now view urinating the season away as a potential positive, as new tests should help them determine if players are staying properly hydrated. Behold the Golden Urinal trophy, which is awarded to the best hydrated player on the San Francisco Giants. According to Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News, the M-V-Pee trophy, as many have dubbed it, might seem ridiculous.
There probably hasn’t been enough made about the Dallas Stars’ unmitigated disaster of a season, going from 109 points and a division title to 73 points in 75 games thus far. Lambert took a hard look at what the Stars could and should do on the ice this offseason, but what about behind the bench? When the local media treat the firing of a head coach as a formality, one trends to treat it as such.