Connor Barwin turns Eagles linebackers into art; Sunshine Shen is Fox-y
So now in the place of white walls or just nothing in the Philly linebackers room, Barwin installed oil portraits depicting Trent Cole, Brandon Graham, Josh Kaddu, Marcus Smith, Bryan Braman and Barwin himself as nobles.
Noblemen didn't smile in their photographs but otherwise the portraits are perfect. Or maybe they're better with the out-of-place smiles.
BG and Da Hunter... pic.twitter.com/AEXBKeFMFB— Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) July 28, 2014
Barwin must have paid extra to get the Kramer treatment for his own.
RIHANNA IS NOW FOLLOWING JOEL EMBIID
That's the latest on #Johanna, plus here's a reality television update, via the inimitable Sixers rookie.
In a related Bachelorette story (what is going on here?!), here's some entertaining reaction to the victory by 29-year-old former minor league baseball player Josh Murray, older brother of Chiefs QB Aaron Murray.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I just blame the parents of Brett Gardner. I just blame them for creating a great hitter.”
-- Rangers starter Yu Darvish, who beat the Yankees Monday but not without giving up two more homers to Brett Gardner, who's now 5 for 11 career against Darvish with four solo dongs.
WHEN A GOOD PARKING SPOT GOES BAD
Melky Cabrera hit a shot out of Fenway Park that did this to someone's windshield parked in the lot behind the stadium:
ICYMI: NFL QUARTERBACKS EDITION
Three great quarterback stories from yesterday: Kirk Cousins is now driving around his grandmother's giant conversion van; a Wisconsinite spotted Aaron Rodgers firing both pistols a la Shooter McGavin; Peyton Manning danced to the Tennessee fight song "Rocky Top."
THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES' TMNT UNIFORMS HAVE ARRIVED
The actual bear mascot gets a spot on the uniforms and finds that his claws make for a good pizza cutter.
MODERN DAY WILLIAM TELL
Clayton Kershaw stopped by "Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel" where he threw pseudo-baseballs at the host in an attempt to knock an apple off his dome. Because this is Kershaw we're talking about, obviously he succeeded, though at the expense of Kimmel's face.
WELL, HE'S ATHLETIC
University of Florida quarterback Will Grier caught a football midway through a standing backflip. After a workout.
FOX-Y LADY OF THE DAY
Bikini Team's model of the month Sunshine Shen gets the nod today.