Every day, optimistic PR people fill our tips box with mumbo-jumbo about new sports websites, book review offers, and other pitches that usually get auto-tagged as spam and are subsequently binned. Today, though, we received the following—and it's so perfect we can't help but share it with you:
The sales world is full of creepy pitches, but this one we got from a Yankees ticket rep hawking $1,000 Legends suite seats is especially weird. Have you ever wanted to be so close you could floss Robinson Cano's smile? (No.)
"Hi Tim, I have a fun, sports-themed video for World Malaria Day, April 25 that I would love for you and Deadspin to consider."
It would be a slight exaggeration to say McCaffrey compares breaking his leg to 9/11 (see about 3:45 in), but he does say the two events are "forever linked together," which—correct us if we're wrong, anyone out there who immediately thinks of Ed McCaffrey's 9/10 broken leg on Monday Night Football every time they…
Sporting apparel/culture site No Mas recently released the animated story of Dock Ellis, who threw a no-hitter on acid—fucking ACID—and died last December. Time for his biopic, yeah? Let's cast and storyboard this thing. To Hollywood we go!