Yogi? Yes. Yoga? Not so fast. As yoga instructor Tracy Hayes, whose clients include baseball players, told MLB.com: "They show up, even...
Yogi? Yes. Yoga? Not so fast.
As yoga instructor Tracy Hayes, whose clients include baseball players, told MLB.com: “They show up, even to the most basic class, and they think it’s some easy thing, some foo-foo thing for women.
“After getting into the first simple pose, they’re all crying like babies. They realize how difficult it is.”
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“Rory McIlroy’s new hairstyle is so bad,” wrote Cam Hutchinson of the Saskatoon Express, “he looks like my wedding pictures.”
• At Fark.com: “Mark Cuban joins board of consumer data firm / Needed second job to pay NBA fines.”
• At SportsPickle.com: “Gary Bettman warmly booed following resolution of NHL lockout.”
Skip’s on Line 2
Major League Baseball and T-Mobile have struck a sponsorship deal, meaning managers will be using cellphones for the first time to call the bullpen.
That’ll be a first: a manager blaming a blown save on a dropped call.
Paging Cap Anson
Baseball players — who already have caps for home games, road games, batting practice and day games, not to mention camouflage caps and throwback caps — will be issued “interview caps” this year to wear during interviews and charity events.
Wondered Steve Goff of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: “Can scratching and spitting caps be far behind?”
This is old
Snippet from a Facebook exchange between Greg Frazier of the Palo Alto (Calif.) Daily News and Dan Daly of the Washington Times:
Frazier: “I might be old. I remember when Bing was a basketball player.”
Daly: “I’m even older. I remember when he was a singer.”
• Times reader Bill Littlejohn, on broadcaster Brent Musburger’s in-game fawning over Alabama QB AJ McCarron’s girlfriend: “Good thing his color man wasn’t Joe Namath.”
• Blogger TC Chong, on the BCS title game: “Notre Dame could have used some advice from Musburger on forward passes.”
• Seahawks fan Devina Brooks, via Facebook, giving the Falcons fair warning: “Atlanta ain’t ready. We’ve got blockers, runners and passers — and that’s just our quarterback.”
He’s holing out
Farming enthusiast Louis Oosthuizen traded in the car he got for winning a pro-am in Durban, South Africa, for an excavator.
Lots of luck replacing those divots.
Dwight Perry: 206-464-8250 or firstname.lastname@example.org