Doofus Of The Day #1,050

Today’s award goes to basketball player D. J. Cooper, an American competing in Europe. Cooper had to undergo a doping control to potentially join the Bosnian national team as a naturalized player. The test results on the urine that Cooper provided as his own, revealed that he’s… pregnant. More precisely, the presence of “gHC”, a hormone the placenta produces after impregnation, was detected in the urine sample. FIBA immediately suspended the player for fraud. Cooper’s punishment will keep him out of courts until June 20, 2020. There’s more at the link. It seems Mr. Cooper “borrowed” his girlfriend’s urine for the sample

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This one’s for Old NFO

Every year, fellow writer, blogger, and friend in meatspace and cyberspace, Old NFO, undertakes a pilgrimage to Augusta, Georgia, to assist in the running of the US Masters Tournament.  He always seems to enjoy himself, and regales us with stories of the fun and games when he gets back. Me, I’ve never played a round of golf in my life – not even a single hole.  I’m one of those who regards a golf course as an unconscionable waste of a good rifle range!  That being the case, I giggled loudly when I saw yesterday’s “Pearls Before Swine” comic strip.  Click the

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Resistance is futile. You will be hydrated!

I’m a bit mind-boggled to discover that Chuck Norris is about to start selling waterbranded under his name. Chuck Norris wants to keep you alive. He will do anything to help. OK, maybe not anything. But he will provide you with delicious, life-giving water that “bursts from an artesian spring with the same unharnessed power and intensity you’d expect from Chuck Norris’ roundhouse kick.” Clearly this is better than all the other water, and it will soon be coming to us from CForce, a water bottling company launched by Norris to bottle aquifer water at his Lone Wolf Ranch in Navasota.

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Heh

I suppose I could have headlined this “Truth and its consequences”.  I received this via e-mail, origin unknown.  Clickit to biggit. Hey, at least he/she didn’t say “Clubbed baby seal” or “Fried delta smelt“! Peter

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