If there’s one thing we especially appreciate from athletes, it’s a sense of humor. Sure, that probably goes for everybody, not just athletes, but the last thing someone with an annual salary with more zeroes than a comic book convention (Get it? Because they’re nerds! BAAA-ZING!) needs is an over-inflated sense of entitlement.
(No, it’s not real. You’ll see.)
So we’re happy to note that Dwyane Wade was on the Jimmy Kimmel Show recently, which is so much better than being in the Finals. Kimmel, having a devious sense of humor, set up a fake autograph session with Wade and Kimmel’s cousin Sal as a handler. The premise is simple: Wade’s only signing autographs for people who are handicapped or injured. One fan shows up without anything, y’know, wrong with him. Aaaaand roll clip: Read more…
While he’s best known these days for telling everybody where he is on Twitter, Shaquille O’Neal has also been known as the most dominant center to ever play the game of basketball. He’s also quite the practical joker, as there has seldom been a teammate who hasn’t felt the wrath of Shaq’s sense of humor. Of course, when you play so many jokes on people, sooner or later it’s going to come back to haunt you.
That finally happened on Tuesday when Shaq’s teammate Louis Amundson filled O’Neal’s car with about a million little pink styrofoam pieces (video of which can be seen here). Shaq immediately vowed revenge on Amundson for his prank, and it didn’t take him very long to get it.
Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips, the quiet servile fat guy carrying out Double J, Jerry Jones’ bidding, pulled a fast one on NFL NETWORK’s Adam Schefter regarding the team’s attempts to acquire troubled corner Adam “Pacman” Jones.
“Cowboys coach Wade Phillips walked over to this reporter in the hotel on Tuesday night to inform him that the trade for Adam “Pacman” Jones was complete.
As this reporter began probing for trade details, Phillips burst into a huge smile and announced, “April Fools!”