Fake News Friday - 7/30

Fake News Friday - 7/30

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!

Packers Employee Goes on Rant After First Day of Work

I'm not sure if Aaron Rodgers injected himself with truth serum before his press conference on Wednesday, but that's definitely what it felt like because that guy went off on anyone and everyone while meeting with the media. 

NFL Having Hard Time Identifying Who Is Going to Lollapalooza 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians took issue Tuesday with the suggestion that his team was somehow violating league COVID-19 protocols by not wearing wristbands to identify which players have received the vaccine.

Los Angeles Asserts Overnight Dominance As Best Sports City

The Los Angeles Dodgers are finalizing a deal to acquire star right-hander Max Scherzer and star shortstop Trea Turner from the Washington Nationals for a massive prospect haul, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Thursday.

Okay, Los Angeles, That’s Enough

The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a deal with the Washington Wizards to acquire Russell Westbrook in exchange for Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, and the No. 22 pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Southerners Welcome Fringe Southwesterners To Football Conference

The 14 SEC presidents and chancellors voted unanimously on Thursday to extend invitations to Oklahoma and Texas to join the conference.
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