There’s that infamous one about [Cristiane] Cyborg [Santos]. [Note, it's NSFW, so we'll let you uncover that one for yourself.]
I think that includes several words we can’t print.
Oh yeah. Here’s another one: “Hello, anybody home? No one’s home. Goodbye pants.”
No pants. That segues nicely into my next topic -- the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue, of which you’re on the cover. Mom says you did not even tell her you posed for it. What was her reaction when she saw the pictures?
I was trying to explain to her that it was "artistically nude." Mom said: "Hmm. As far as I can tell, that's pretty much the same thing as naked." She kind of gave me one of those motherly disapproval looks. But [our stepfather] Dennis kind of helped me out when he made the point, “At least she wasn't the naked guy with the horse licking his bald head." She couldn’t really argue there.
All-Star Game social success
The first inning of Tuesday’s All-Star Game was a big one -- and not just because the game itself was pretty much decided by the time the inning was over. In the time it took for each team to record three outs, the event had generated more social media comments than the entire 2011 All-Star Game. According to Bluefin Labs, 807,603 total public Twitter and Facebook comments were posted about the All-Star Game. The event generated 27 different trending topics.
The All-Star Game marked the second straight night that MLB hit a social media home run. The Home Run Derby generated 804,337 Facebook and Twitter posts. Although Prince Fielder (who isn’t even on Twitter) won the event, Angels slugger Mark Trumbo took home the social media crown. Trumbo saw his following jump 73.9 percent in the hours before and after the event, gaining nearly 16,000 new followers.
Sign like a multimillionaire ballplayer
Inking a $98 million contract? There’s an app for that. Deron Williams made news late Tuesday night when he signed a five-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets -- on an iPad. Williams put his name to digital paper using the free iOS app SignNow.
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