So have you started hating the Belgians yet?

So have you started hating the Belgians yet?
June 26, 2014, 8:45 pm
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The NBA Draft came, and the Warriors went, no doubt to maintain their focus on getting LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin (yeah, I said it).
Ray Ratto

So have you started hating the Belgians yet? Got a mad-on for Eden Hazard? Hating the extra vowels in Thomas Vermaelen’s name? Swearing off chocolate? Making up reasons why Jurgen Klinsmann hates Marc Wilmots? Are you demanding that Michael Bradley be forced to accept a fake injury so that he can be replaced by Luis Suarez?

If not, then you’re not trying at all. Or you're Ann Coulter.

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Speaking of our lad, whom the Uruguayan press is claiming is being “crucified” by FIFA, he is being “crucified” by FIFA. Thus, this is bad news for Brazil, because the Graft-tastics are also investigating Neymar for exposing his underwear, or as they are being called, his “prohibited pants,” after the Brazilians beat Cameroon. Apparently Neymar has had an endorsement deal with Lupo underwear since 2011, though it isn’t clear if this is just brand placement (barf, gag, hurl). And since Lupo isn’t the official Y-fronts of the World Cup, well, you know.

Speculation is he’ll get suspended for the first nine games of Barcelona’s season, or have to win a punch-off with Sulley Muntari.

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And because it’s the summer, The Onion has not yet done a Suarez send-up, which saddens the nation. Then again, the folks there probably just put all their efforts into the “FDA Recalls Food” story.

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As we suspected, Oakland couldn’t pull the trigger on the 10-year A’s lease because . . . oh, do I really have to walk you through this again? Never have two spouses been more reluctant to show up at the altar, let alone exchange vows, or for that matter, saliva. This is going to require shotguns, and people willing to use them.

And at this point, I’m ready to play Fourth Trigger

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I wonder if Tim Lincecum saw the statistic that showed him as one of the two men in baseball history with multiple no-hitters, multiple Cy Young Awards and multiple World Series wins and smiled. I then wonder if he found out that the other is Sandy Koufax and said, “Oh, that’s not cool to Sandy.”

I mean, I’m giving him credit for knowing at least some history.

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The NBA Draft came, and the Warriors went, no doubt to maintain their focus on getting LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin (yeah, I said it). Frankly, Steve Kerr should have taken his kids to the county fair just to reinforce the point.

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I will say this much, though. Isaiah Austin is my early pick to be Rookie of the Year. At least if Adam Silver has anything to say about, and when he's done with his knife fight with Donald Sterling, he has one coming.

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Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops just got a raise to $5.25 million a year, which tells us one thing: He’s doesn’t much give a damn how the O’Bannon trial turns out. Payday is payday.

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And finally, the growing moral decay that has Ann Coulter’s scarecrow hat spinning around so violently takes Friday off but resumes Saturday at 9. Fire up your grills, you heathen bastards –- we’ll see you in Hell.