Quasi-Romantic Goober, McGregor's Show, & The Cycle.
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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Quick Hits

The Main Event
Conor McGregor owns the UFC. Well, not legally.

On Tuesday, the UFC held their UFC 205 presser, which basically turned in to the Conor McGregor show. The star sat right in front, displaying his shiny gold belt, while all attention was focused right on him.

UFC President Dana White was asked how much McGregor was worth of the UFC's recent $4.2 Billion evaluation, to which McGregor answered $4.2 Billion; the fans loved it. Fighters not fighting McGregor took the few moments that weren't about McGregor to trash-talk McGregor. One fan even took McGregor's opponent, Eddie Alvarez down a notch; the fans went apeshit.

If the UFC's interim featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, wants out of the league because he's not "here to be an employee of McGregor," you know there's some real favoritism there.

Good Sport
Not Natural
It wasn't a natural cycle (hitting in order), but Pittsburgh Pirates infielder John Jaso's cycle was still inhuman. Thanks to the ball getting stuck between the wall in the 7th, Jaso completed the very first cycle (hitting a single, double, triple, and home run in one game) in PNC Park history.

Bad Sport
Two Of A Kind
David Beckham spent £20,000 on plastic surgery to... WAIT! What do you mean that's not David Beckham?!?! But he looks just like him! Turns out, Jack Johnson (not Bubble Toes) spent a ridiculous amount to look like David Beckham, which he doesn't at all. Don't worry, he's not done. (Bonus Jack Johnson/Ben Stiller music video to wipe this horrible look-a-like from your memory)

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Remember Your Picks
Get your Week 4 NFL picks in for our Good Old Sport Pick 'Em Challenge! Winner gets a koozie and or a real potato mailed to them. Their choice! Submissions must be entered by 8:20pm ET TODAY.

Our BOLD PREDICTION of the Week: Falcons over Panthers.
Our LOCK of the Week: Broncos over Buccaneers.

What to Watch (All Times Eastern)
GOLF. Ryder Cup - 9AM on GOLF; Ryder Cup Opening Ceremony - 5pm on GOLF
MLB. Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers - 1pm on ESPN
SOCCER. Sparta Prague vs. Inter - 1pm on FS1; Manchester United vs. FC Zorya Luhansk - 3pm on FS1
COLLEGE FOOTBALL. Hampton at North Carolina A&T - 7:30pm on ESPNU; Connecticut Huskies at Houston Cougars - 8pm on ESPN; Kansas Jayhawks at Texas Tech Red Raiders - 8:30pm on FS1
WORLD CUP OF HOCKEY. Finals Game 2: Canada vs. Team Europe - 8pm on ESPN2
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