Sports talk

According to Digiday’s Josh Sternberg, there’s a “GREAT Nike soccer piece of content” out featuring Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., Rooney, Ibrahimović, Iniesta & more. Brian Aguilar with MarketWatch wondered: “Now, why can't American sports commercials be this good?”

Fox Sports writes that MLB makes 1st major adjustment of replay era, tweaks transfer rule. Bob Dutton at Tacoma News Tribune explained: “A catch is a catch again as MLB tweaks rule.” Jon Brodkin from Ars Technica concluded: “MLB isn't dumb as rocks after all!”

And Yahoo’s Dan Wetzel tells us Mitch McGary is headed to NBA after marijuana test nets him shocking year-long NCAA ban. Here are a few explanations on the matter:

  • Sam Mellinger, Kansas City Star: “Mitch McGary may've gone pro anyway, but the NCAA has to rethink this. Even a half-season is too much for marijuana.”
  • Ron Lieber, New York Times: “Smoke some pot & the NCAA bans you for a year. So Mitch McGary is heading to the NBA. Justice, served. Or something.”
  • Brandon Velaski, Yahoo! News: “#NCAA rules are a tad overkill, but #Michigan C Mitch McGary's story should be a lesson to never let your guard down.”

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