This day in sports will be forever remembered for the pine-tar home run hit by Kansas City Royals third baseman George Brett. Who can forget Brett running out of the dugout, throwing his hat down and arguing the call after the umpire ruled him out for using an illegal bat with too much pine tar?
— Baseball Photos (@Baseball_Photos) July 24, 2014
Now let’s get back to football and Thursday’s lunch links.
College football is a little over a month away, and West Virginia is “certainly going to bring it” against Alabama in the season opener.
Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has made it clear that the Razorbacks will not stray from their core beliefs and their championship goals will “never waver.”
Freshman running back Racean Thomas is in position to help Auburn, expand role.
Gators quarterback preview: Jeff Driskel is the guy for Florida, but how good can he be and who will back him up?
After leading the SEC with 133 tackles a year ago, Georgia linebacker Ramik Wilson is back for more.
LSU’s Tiger Stadium is adding to its wow factor with the south end zone expansion, which should be complete next month.
The race is on to stop and imitate Auburn as SEC coaches try and crack Gus Malzan’s code.
With Jadeveon Clowney and Kelcy Quarles both gone up front, expect South Carolina to dial up a 3-4 defense often in 2014.
Vanderbilt is having to rebuild its secondary after losing four starters and picking up a new defensive scheme.