The Last Shot
The Last Shot takes a satirical aim at the athletes and events making news in the world of sports.
This week - Extracurricular Sideline Activities.
Press Zero For Ochocinco
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was fined $25,000 for tweeting while on the sideline. Believe it or not, Chad is not the first athlete to be distracted by their other personal pursuits, during a game.
See for yourself …
Even though it drove Billy Martin insane, New York Yankee great Reggie Jackson would occupy his time between innings creating fabulous designs with his Bedazzler.
During every commercial break, Fox analyst and Extenze spokes-dude Jimmy Johnson, rushes down to the network’s laboratory to work on his life-long dream of building the first solar-powered penile implant.
Between 100 meter heats, world record holder Usain Bolt likes to explore the cosmos in search of a life force that has an even bigger ego than his.
Former Boston Red Sox and budding horticulturist Bill Buckner found internal solace taking time out between pitches to nurture his beloved first base garden.
NOTE: Buckner still insists that it was sprouting gardenia that caused him to boot Mookie Wilson’s game six groundball.
Mind Over Mascot
When not annoying, I mean, entertaining the fans, the Phillie Phanatic takes a moment to engage in the ancient, spiritual ritual of meditation.
This peaceful time allows him to reflect on what his life would be like if he wasn’t such a constant disappointment to his former life-coach, Rainbow Man.