Barcelona are currently in Japan for the Club World Cup, and though the locals had to be disappointed that neither Lionel Messi or Neymar were fit enough to make an appearance in the team’s first game, they discovered a new favorite player thanks to Ivan Rakitić’s halfway resemblance to Dragon Ball Z’s Goku:
Is this the twin of Baseball Sasquatch Justin Turner, or a time-traveling version from the future? Either way, the two didn’t talk.
Thanks to Sons of Steve Garvey, we now know the shocking truth: the kid from Boyhood has been pitching in the majors this whole time.
This gem was taken during the Tigers-Diamondbacks series in July, according to reader Ed. Somehow, the real Justin Verlander is the least Verlander-looking person in the photo.
We just received the following email from a reader who wants to be called Biscuit:
Tipster Derek S. sends in this bit of photographic proof that "the White Sammy Sosa is at the Heat/Celtics game today." He seems to be right.
Here's your daily link to Dave McKenna's brilliant "Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," which we'll be posting until Snyder's dumbass libel suit behaves like foot fungus doused with tough actin' Tinactin.
We have for you this morning an amusing tale from D.C. Sports Bog about another Dan Snyder, a man who now lugs around the burden of a besmirched name: