Only things missing were the rock and paper
Well, that's one way for a receiver to get out of his cuts. Saturday's Virginia Tech-North Carolina game was momentarily interrupted with...
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Well, that's one way for a receiver to get out of his cuts.
Saturday's Virginia Tech-North Carolina game was momentarily interrupted with three minutes left in the first quarter when Hokies wideout Dyrell Roberts made a startling discovery at the 45-yard line as he lined up for a play.
A pair of scissors.
• At SportsPickle.com: "Marlins still confident the Miguel Cabrera-Cameron Maybin/Burke Badenhop trade will pan out."
• At Fark.com: "Sidney Crosby won't be getting a concussion until at least Oct. 24 this year."
Kansas coach Charlie Weis got torqued at the school newspaper, the Daily Kansan, for printing an illustration before the Kansas State game under the headline: "Road kill ahead."
Fortunately, truth remains a journalistic defense. Final score: KSU 56, Kansas 16.
You don't say
Among the top 10 things you don't expect to hear from a pro football player, from CBS's David Letterman:
• "Stop pushing.
• "Grass stains — ewww.
• "No steroids for me, thanks.
• "I want to play for the Jets."
Here's the beef
The 18-wheeler hauling Boise State's football equipment to a game at Southern Mississippi hit a cow outside Albuquerque, N.M.
The cow, to no one's surprise, now sports an 0-1 road record.
• Reader R.B., to ThatsSports.com, on the threat of NBA players getting fined for flopping: "Just think of all the money that would be raised if the NBA penalized the politicians for flip-flopping."
• Greg Cote of The Miami Herald, after the Dolphins released Legedu Naanee: "The only receiver in the NFL with more vowels than catches."
• Comedy writer Alan Ray, on the working definition of "taking it to the next level" in the baseball playoffs: "They raise the price of a beer to $10.50."
• RJ Currie of SportsDeke.com, on the Bikini Basketball League's Miami Spice plagiarizing the Seattle Sonics' logo: "My thoughts? Where do the ladies put it?"
D. Geller and Son Jewelers of Smyrna, Ga., is giving away a voucher for hunting rifles with any purchase of $2,499 or more.
Sociologists fear a sudden rash of shotgun marriages.
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