Don't let a slow start from any of these guys torpedo your season
For the first time in 67 years, Vin Scully won’t be working on opening day. Now that he’s retired, the legendary voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers will have a clear schedule when the team takes the field for the first time in 2017. Given how long Scully worked for the organization, you might think he would make a point to sit back, relax and take in the broadcast as a fan.
Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports. Jamie Dantzscher, a 2000 Olympic bronze medalist, and three-time national champion rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard recounted their experiences before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "USA Gymnastics failed its most basic responsibility to protect the athletes under its care," Dantzscher said through tears.
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.