As serious of a matter the Mike Rice/Rutger's situation is, Saturday Night Live was terrific in breaking the realness of the issue with some comedy. The following import was a skit on tonight's SNL with Melissa McCarthy playing the role of hard-nosed and intimidating DIII coach, Sheila Kelly at "Middle Delaware State". While very funny, the words of the skit's AD are horrifically true when he states, "the point of the basketball team is supposed to make money for the university." Nonetheless, take a look for yourself and enjoy. And as a heads up, you'll get a kick out of the "Toaster" deal! I definitely did.
3 Up 1. Albert Pujols - 700 homeruns is insane. Even through a generation of steroids, the number is incredibly exclusive (sans, you know, Bonds). So much props to Pujols who literally puts himself in some rarified discussions among the game's greatest. Here are some quick thoughts from yours truly on Pujols hitting 700 . 2. PATHFINDER - The fight against cancer just got a smidge better. GRAIL announced results from their PATHFINDER study that may have found ways to provide early detection screening to significantly enhance the discovery of cancer well before symptoms begin. I accidentally ran into this story - why isn't this more headline news? SMH. 3. Pandemic Over? - The World Health Organization (remember them, before everyone suddenly became public health experts) described COVID as an "acute global emergency". Going even further, announced that 20M global deaths were avoided last year due to vaccines. Just outright amazing. 3 Down 1. Brett Favre - No resp