Rob Lowe Stands By His Reporting Lacrosse Is The Druggiest College Sport

Rob Lowe Stands By His Reporting Lacrosse Is The Druggiest College Sport:  Today in sports: Rob Lowe defends his Peyton Manning retirement scoop, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco cannot recklessly ride his skateboard in peace, and the inventor of the football flak jacket has died.

Rob Lowe is aggressively defending his Peyton Manning-is-retiring Twitter scoop, telling NFL Network’s Rich Eisen that he got the information about Manning’s retirement from “a pretty darn good source.” While we want to live in a world where Rob Lowe scooped the entire pro football media fraternity about the future of one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, we wish the information came from a damn good source, or even a darn good one. That ‘pretty’ has us wondering if the tidbit came from the proverbial guy who knows a guy who sold Colts owner Jim Irsay a guitar pick that once belonged to Jimmy Page.
According to a hugely depressing profile in this month’s issue of GQ, former all-pro wide receiver Terrell Owens is broke, incredulous that no NFL team wants to sign a 37-year-old wide receiver with bad knees, and willing to do just about anything for a paycheck, especially if it will let him continue to plot his NFL comeback. Owens has responded to this unflattering portrayal by announcing that he’s going to play for the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League. He’s also a part owner of the suburban Dallas club, which means he’ll be signing his own paychecks, which is exactly the kind of business logic you don’t want to display when GQ is saying you’re out of money and out of touch with where you stand professionally. Continue Reading…

Right To Work House Democrats

Right To Work House Democrats: House Democrats brought state lawmaking to a halt in Indiana for much of this week, refusing for a third straight day on Friday to come out to their chamber floor in a procedural effort to stop “right to work” legislation at the center of a mounting battle over unions here. But by Friday afternoon Republicans in the Senate succeeded in moving the measure out of a committee to the full Senate, where passage is likely next week. And by the end of the day, even Democrats in the House — who could face steep fines for not attending the session in the coming days — seemed to hint that there was only so much they could do to stop the provision from eventual adoption. Read More…