Olympic athletes continue to be victimized by crime and poor facilities—simultaneously, it would seem, as the Australian delegation returned to their lodgings after a fire to discover they’d been robbed.
KYTX is reporting that a lake house owned by Johnny Manziel’s father, Paul Manziel, has burned down. The house is in Whitehouse, Tex., and the fire is reportedly “suspicious in nature.”
The Tall Stacks fireworks feature at Great American Ball Park has led to a portion of the stadium being evacuated after a malfunction caused an actual fire to break out.
Listening to the Lexington police scanner after a big Kentucky basketball win can be great fun.
There are bizarre police-beat stories, and there are really bizarre police-beat stories. This one from Seattle falls into the latter category. To wit:
Here's your daily link to Dave McKenna's brilliant "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," which we'll be posting until Daniel Snyder's dumbass libel suit is reduced to powder and not the fun kind (for Daniel Snyder).