If ESPN analyst Craig James were a football coach—as opposed to someone who allegedly gets football coaches fired—he'd tell athletes not to watch SportsCenter, because "highlight culture" promotes "reckless handling of the football." ESPN's lead Thursday announcer Rece Davis, who must have done something reprehensible in a previous life to earn working alongside Nobel laureates James and Jesse Palmer on a weekly basis, seemed genuinely hurt.

"I wish you wouldn't say that," Davis interjected.

The rest of us wish Craig James wouldn't say anything.