Yes, our country’s biggest export to China is about to become “drop kicked field goals,” as the AFL begins some international expansion into the Asian market. This May, a training program will begin in Beijing, followed by a pair of exhibition games in Beijing and Guangzhou the following October. This is all leading up to a full-on six-team arena football league to begin play next year.
There’s a bromance budding in Clearwater. Is it between Charlie Manuel and Ryne Sandberg? Ryan Howard and Darin Ruf? Ben Revere and a sea gull eating a French fry in the outfield?
No, this one is a rather productive relationship, being forged between teacher and mentor; the student is Domonic Brown, and the teacher is professional life coach/Philadelphia Phillies hitting instructor Wally Joyner.
Joyner recently explained the slight adjustments he and Dom have made to the 25-year-old’s batting stance that could potentially be the reason for his success – straightening his hands, adjusting his wrists, but most importantly, making sure his instructions don’t intensify past a light touch.
Any issues fans may have had with the Flyers’ re-signing of old flame Gagne disappeared for the time being, after he scored to deepen a 3-0 pit of despair for the Capitals last night during the Flyers' methodical burying of their Atlantic Division rivals, 4-1.
Meanwhile, Matt Read has an update for you on his rib injury: