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Our Web Favorites: Commissioner hugs, Darth Vader and Cinco de Mayo

By Andrew Krammer

Hello and good day. This post is a round-up of some of our favorite things from the internet this week, sports and non-sports, curated by 1500 ESPN’s Derek Wetmore and Andrew Krammer.


PitcherList: Breaking down Jose Berrios’ major league debut

Yahoo Sports: Two words that sum up the 2016 NFL draft — bong hit

Vice Sports: Byron Buxton and the loneliness of learning on the job

Star Tribune: Gang of 16 interviewers clogging search for Gophers AD

Deadspin: Who hugged Roger Goodell the longest at last night’s NFL draft?

Yahoo Sports: The sad case of Dee Gordon, another unlikely PED user for MLB

OK, I laughed:


I don’t hug family members as long as Keanu Neal hugged Roger Goodell last night (15.86 seconds)

— Kevin Kaduk (@KevinKaduk) April 29, 2016

The Detroit Lions debut 2016 without Calvin Johnson

Oh my! A million views! Send me something. Anything.

From a former Raiders executive:

In honor of May 4th & Thursday. Amy to Al: I need you to greet Darth Vader. Al to Amy: who the f*** is Darth Vader. — Amy Trask (@AmyTrask) May 4, 2016

From the substitute teacher himself

I followed this guy for twenty miles. He said, it’s pronounced I-I-Ron. I said get a boat.

— Keegan-Michael Key (@KeeganMKey) May 5, 2016

Welcome to Minnesota

First damn speeding ticket out here. Cops don’t play with 5 mph over — Michael Griffin (@MikeGriff33) May 5, 2016

So Trump’s flawless outreach effort on Cinco de Mayo…

Donald Trump is eating a taco salad on top of a bikini-clad photo of his ex-wife, Marla Maples.

— Benny (@bennyjohnson) May 5, 2016

Included his own lunchtime reading.

To follow up @bennyjohnson Trump is specifically eating lunch while reading a People magazine article about himself

— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) May 5, 2016


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Song of the Week:

In honor of May 4th…

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