Fake News Friday - 7/16

Fake News Friday - 7/16

We here at End of the Bench take it upon ourselves to not only make you laugh but also to inform. Every Friday, we’ll do a little of both - our headlines, provided with a snippet of the real story, and the link to read for yourself. We like to think of this as a punch list to make you giggle while also getting up to date on all the major news in sports over the last week!

Old Man Won Super Bowl Last Year on One Leg

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady played the entirety of last season with a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee, according to a report in the Tampa Bay Times.

Ohio Governor Assures Fans That Indians Will Still Suck in Renovated Stadium

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine expressed optimism that the Indians will sign a long-term lease extension for Progressive Field with the city.

WANTED: Olympic Basketball Players (Hiring ASAP!!!)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is withdrawing from Team USA, according to his agent, with Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee and San Antonio Spurs forward Keldon Johnson taking the open spots on the 12-man roster for the Tokyo Olympics, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday.

COVID-19 Regaining Composure Against Sports In Heavyweight Bout

All-Star outfielder Aaron Judge was among six New York Yankees players who tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, forcing the postponement of their home game against the Boston Red Sox that was supposed to open Major League Baseball's second half and leaving other players on the American League All-Star team undergoing testing to ensure they didn't contract the virus, sources told ESPN.
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