With the Miami Heat perhaps working on a three-peat and the Los
Angeles Lakers over a decade removed now from theirs, the Zen
Master took time out to remind us all of the greatness of his
Chicago Bulls teams, posting this snazzy picture.
No. 3: Brandon McCarthy
. @WildThingMLBN I
hope the clip of me nearly dying helped you make one of your
While a clip of McCarthy’s scary 2012
injury was playing during a recent episode of MLB Tonight, MLB
network analyst Mitch Williams said, “If you don’t pitch (inside),
this is what’s gonna happen.” McCarthy fired back with a scathing
rebutall and unleashed
a Twitter meme in response.
No. 4: Iron Sheik
Cold beer tonight and I party because I am the legend
The George Zimmerman verdict has elicted waves
of response from athletes since it landed Saturday night. The
Falcons wide receiver sent out a particularly caustic tweet,
saying, “All them jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves
for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid.” He later
followed up with this apology.
No. 6: Brian Vickers
Amazing. Absolutely awesome. Thanks everyone so much for all
this. Never Give Up. Never….
It had been 139 races since Vickers had scored a Cup series win.
That stretch included a medical leave of absence to deal with a
blod clot issue. On Sunday, at Loudon, Vickers snapped
the skid and found himself back in Victory Lane.
Just 19 years old and a PGA tour winner. Spieth became the youngest
winner in 82 years on tour on Sunday when he won the John Deere
Classic in a playoff, earning himself a spot in the British Open
and starting a torrent of discussion about golf’s next big
No. 8: San Jose Sharks
Hey @espn, thoughts on showing
more hockey highlights?
The tweet of the week goes to the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. After
ESPN’s Twitter account sent them a — um — toothless
joke about switching
their name to the Sharknados (because why wouldn’t you want to be named for a campy Syfy original
movie?), the team responded with quite the burn.