MURPHY’S LAW: Presidential Kiss, Paternoville Done, Finally Forte
Team USA struggled at times against Brazil, but thanks in part to LeBron James’ 30 points, the U-S wins, 80-69. How many people watched and thought, “that settles that 2012 vs 1992 Dream Team question.”?
President Obama and the First Lady had court-side seats. The seats were in a good location. Duh. The Obamas appeared on the KissCam, and they were soundly booed when they failed to smooch. President Obama later made up for it by kissing Michelle so passionately, it brought back uncomfortable memories of Al and Tipper Gore.
The great Bob Ryan worked his final Red Sox assignment Monday night and reportedly got a standing ovation in the press box. Ryan earned it.
Penn State’s Paternoville, the student ticket camp-out group, changed its name to Nittanyville. That’s a start.
Reds first baseman Joey Votto needs knee surgery. He’ll miss at least three weeks. Wait, what? Knee surgery, and he’ll miss at least three weeks. Times change. In this case, for the better.
Bears finally signed Matt Forte. Had to do it. Should have done it sooner.
At state softball Tuesday, there are 11 central Iowa teams playing. Either it’s the greatest season of success for this part of the state, or it’s not the exclusive club it once was. What?That’s right. Added another class. Never mind.