I’m back from vacation. We drove 800 miles to the lovely beaches of Alabama, which meant we had to deal with Crimson Tide fans. Luckily, the Gulf of Mexico’s waves drowned out the SEC! SEC! cheers. I reminded my new friends that it was basketball season, but they looked at me like I had shrimp crawling out of my ears. Wonder if they’ve even heard of Anthony Grant.
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Knucklehead of the Week
Baseball players who lean over the plate get beaned now and then. That’s what happened to the Padres’ Carlos Quentin on Thursday when the Dodgers’ Zack Greinke plunked him … on a full count in a 1-run game in the sixth. Quentin has been beaned more than any batter since 2008, but he went ballistic and charged the mound. Greinke ended up with a broken collarbone. Quentin got an eight-game suspension.