Hi; we're Tuffy. Thanks for having us. But enough pleasantries. We don't have much to add to Gene Upshaw's passing that Michael Silver didn't already cover. However, we'd like to pull our good friends ESPN over for a moment and have a quick chat about their coverage of a man's passing. C'm'ere. Take a look at this. See this fellow on the right? He's the story. See the charming lad on the left? He's the reporter. Now which one is bigger? And which one should be bigger? We're seeing some blank stares. Shall we try again? Okay. Let's try again:

Do you see what's wrong with this picture? No? Not even a little? We can see we have some re-education through labor to do around here; good thing we have a whole weekend to work with. Tips are appreciated on this and other lurid topics. We have a Gmail account by the name of "tuffyr". A No-Prize to the first person to slip us exclusive photos of the Chris Mortensen balloon for this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.