This is the cover of today's New York Post. Now we all know the replacement refs aren't actually blind; some just have trouble seeing. However, today is their lucky day. Dr. Christopher Smith, a Wisconsin eye doctor, is offering FREE Lasik surgery to the men who called the Packers-Seahawks game on Monday night.
Turning On Him Already
The New York Post isn't the only newspaper generating some buzz today. The Charlotte Observerprinted a cartoon that basically calls Panthers quarterback Cam Newton a pussy cat. Yeah, a pussy cat.
No Love For Redheads?
We always get a kick out of it when athletes use Twitter to help them find some company. But Jazz forward Enes Kanter couldn't make up his mind last night. First, he requested a blonde, but later asked for a brunette.
I have four DVD copies of Essential Games of the Chicago Cubs (provided by A&E Sports) to give away. The first four people to e-mail me (Jimmy_Traina@simail.com) the answer to the following question win the DVD. You must e-mail me and put "CONTEST" in the subject line.
* How many times has a Cubs player been on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2012?
UPDATE: Contest is over. Winners have been e-mailed.
Sports Video Of The Day
There isn't a cooler way to clinch a playoff berth than on a walkoff home run, which is what Braves first basemanFreddie Freeman did last night against the Marlins.
Taiwanese Animation Video Of The Day
Replacement refs get the treatment.
TV Theme Songs Video Of The Day
Jimmy Fallon had on cast members from the new show Guys With Kids last night, and they sang a mashup of classic TV theme songs. It was very enjoyable, and props to Fallon for including the Greatest American Hero! (Thanks to Guyism.com for the video.)