SCARSDALE, N.Y.—After finishing a commencement brunch in Manhattan, David Stern returned to his estate in Westchester County only to be greeted by former NBA star Antoine Walker in his driveway.
“It was certainly unexpected,” said the 71-year-old former league commissioner. “I haven’t seen Mr.Walker since his playing days, and his request to live at my house is the first conversation I believe we’ve ever had.”
Seahawks RB thought chocolate candies were personalized Skittles
NEW YORK—Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch briefly visited Times Square’s M&M’s World store today before glumly traveling to Super Bowl media day. The powerful runner mistook the chocolates for the similar-looking fruit-flavored Skittles candies for which he holds a well-publicized affinity.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning told reporters today he’s very excited to show his locker to his older brother Peyton this week. Peyton’s Broncos will be using the Giants’ locker room this week while preparing for Sunday’s Super Bowl.
“I can’t wait for Peyton to get done with his interviews and stuff,” Eli said, flashing a smile and softly pumping his fists.
“I’m going to show him where I put my helmet, and my shoes, and my jersey.He’ll think it’s so cool,” the two-time Super Bowl MVP continued.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—With the AFC champion Denver Broncos arriving in the New York area for Sunday’s Super Bowl, Broncos players have reported being corrected by star quarterback Peyton Manning that the game is technically taking place in New Jersey.
The players, who asked to remain anonymous, told sources that the record-breaking, cerebral signal caller has consistently interrupted conversations when hearing players express excitement about playing in New York.
“You know that the game’s actually in New Jersey, right?” Manning rhetorically asked a Broncos defensive player after a team film session. “I mean, yeah, it’s the New York metro area, but the stadium’s in New Jersey,” the universally respected future Hall-of-Famer added before heading to the locker room.