Lopez Plays In NBA, Sleeps With Stuffed Animals

For more than a year the world has known of the awkward splendor embodied in the two rather large bodies of the Lopez twins, NBA rookies Brook and Robin. While both are still trying to prove they’re not the latest incarnations of Frederic Weis, they’re rapidly ascending the pantheon of goofy professional athletes.

Robin Lopez sleeps with stuffed animal

So far Brook has kept a relatively low profile in New Jersey, averaging 10 points and seven rebounds per game in relative anonymity, but Robin has been showing flashes of his quirky personality on the Suns sideline, where he has to compete with both Shaquille O’Neal and Steve Nash for comedy minutes, even if he lags far behind the starters in time on the court.

Well, maybe Robin should be getting more face time, as new photos from THE SPORTS CULTURE confirm just how odd a duck he is. Not only does he sleep with a stuffed Minnie Mouse on the team bus, as you can see above, but he’d also love to be a ninja. Read more…

He Misremembered Appt. To Freshen Frosted Tips

The ORLANDO SENTINEL has the sad news that Roger Clemens won’t be participating in the “ESPN The Weekend festivities at Walt Disney World February 29-March 2 as previously scheduled.

Roger Clemens And His Frosted Tips

The network released a statement today that apparently came from Clemens: Given some strong feelings in some circles today, I believe my current participation could be a distraction. The event should be an occasion for fun.Read more…