Here's what everyone is talking about at the water cooler today.
MLB (Major League Baseball) has cleaned up its act since the steroid era. (Remember Barry Bonds)? This week they caught Seattle Mariners’ Robinson Cano in a failed drug test. Not only will Cano be suspended for 80 games without pay (a loss of $11.8 million), he will also be ineligible for postseason play. Players weren't quick to defend his honor, but criticize Cano with some waiting for his excuse. If he needs one, here are the five best excuses players gave for failing a drug test. GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU LAUGH
The Carolina Panthers (NFL – National Football League) have been sold, but sadly not to the hopeful P. Diddy. The founder of global hedge fund Appaloosa Management, David Tepper, may not be a rapper but he still makes it rain, buying the team for $2.2 billion. Tepper, who bought the Panthers for the highest price NFL in history, is also a minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) and must sell his part in that team for the purchase to go through. NOW ACCEPTING OFFERS
The Phoenix Suns (NBA – National Basketball Association) literally won the lottery. Not for cash but for a draft pick during the NBA draft on June 21st. For the first time in franchise history the Suns will have the first pick in the draft. The NBA hosts a lottery so the worst teams in the league have a shot at picking number one in the draft. Confused? Allow us to break it down in a simple video here.