Watched Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez from Netflix

With Kevin Armstrong, Dan Wetzel, Patrick Haggan, Stephen Ziogas. What led to the murderous fall and shocking death of former NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez?

Episode 1: Aaron's arrest for the inexplicable murder of Odin Lloyd shocks the sports world, and his life and relationships before stardom are explored.

Episode 2: Red flags arise during the athlete's college days in Florida, but the NFL still comes calling. Aaron's relationship with a criminal comes into focus.

Episode 3: The spectacle of the first trial ends, and Aaron hires a celebrity lawyer for his second trial. Doctors study the impact of Aaron's concussions.

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Watched all three episodes, albeit a bit passively while reading and doing other things. Certainly an interesting story. There’s a lot more subtlety than I’d seen or heard during the original episode(s).
Watched "Cheer" Hit Zero from Netflix
The pressure's palpable when a serious injury forces Monica to make substitutions. Lexi and Gabi struggle to balance school, cheer and social media.
An interesting documentary look at a portion of the real ‘Merica. Some fascinating people and problems told in an intriguing setting.
Watched Top 10 Worst Weirdest Fan Giveaways in Sports - EVER! from YouTube

Ninh explains the Top 10 Worst Fan Giveaways in Sports. Sometimes sports teams give things away as incentives for fans to come back to the games. But some teams shouldn’t bother because some of these gifts are outright garbage. What’s the worst or weirdest giveaways in sports?

Would you like a free bag of soil? How about 10c beers? Or a free funeral? Bubble wrap? School folders? You name it, it’s in this video!

Can you tell that I’m working at tweaking the workflow for watch posts? I’m trying to watch short pieces as tests, but I’m not always finding the most highbrow content for tests. Clickbait warning!

👓 Roll-up roll-up: indoor bowls | Economist Espresso

Read Roll-up roll-up: indoor bowls (Economist Espresso)
The eyes of the world probably won’t be on the Norfolk village of Hopton-on-Sea this week.
The idea about stadium design here is an interesting and important one. 

🎧 Episode 57: Domination (MEN, Part 11) | Scene on Radio

Listened to Episode 57: Domination (MEN, Part 11) by John Biewen from Scene on Radio

Host John Biewen dips into the world of sports talk radio, where guys talk not just about sports but also about how to be a man in twenty-first-century America. What John finds is more complicated than he expected, with revelations both encouraging and sobering. With co-host Celeste Headlee and experts David Nylund and Terry Real.

❤️ JeffreyGoldberg tweet about @jemelehill joining The Atlantic

Liked a tweet by Jeffrey Goldberg on TwitterJeffrey Goldberg on Twitter (Twitter)

🔖 Pulling the Goalie: Hockey and Investment Implications by Clifford S. Asness, Aaron Brown | SSRN

Bookmarked Pulling the Goalie: Hockey and Investment Implications by Clifford S. Asness, Aaron Brown (SSRN)
We build a simple, but powerful and intuitive, model for when a hockey coach should pull the goalie when trailing. When the model reports that the coaches aren’t doing it nearly early enough, we then ask why, and take away some key lessons for portfolio and risk management, and business in general.

👓 Why Le’Veon Bell Might Make More Money If He Ends His Holdout Now | Five Thirty Eight

Read Why Le’Veon Bell Might Make More Money If He Ends His Holdout Now by Josh Hermsmeyer (Five Thirty Eight)
Last weekend, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell sat out the first game of the regular season rather than play under the NFL franchise tag. Slated to earn $14.5 million in guaranteed money in 2018, Bell loses out on $855,529 each week he fails to report. The franchise tag would make Bell the third highest paid running back in the NFL this season — but only if he actually plays. Around the league, there is a wide range of speculation on how long Bell’s holdout will last. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that his sources believe Bell could be back by the end of September, while others note his holdout could conceivably last through Week 10.