Sometimes, politics is just plain entertaining. Yesterday, Stephen Colbert managed to charm President Bill Clinton in to joining Twitter under an alias that only the night-night comedian could do.
"Well, sir, I took the liberty of opening you a Twitter account. Now @presidentclinton was taken, @williamjeffersonclinton was taken, but @prezbillyjeff was available," he said, in an interview with the president at Clinton Global Initiative University.
Denard Span is only a week into his first season with the Nationals, but he's already figured out a way to beat the traffic in Washington, D.C.:
Tweeting as I'm in traffic hoping to get pulled over so that I can get to the field quicker #omg
— Denard Span (@thisisdspan) April 9, 2013
It might be a tough sell with like five hours until the first pitch, but if a prominent player on a popular team were truly in a rush what are the odds that scenario would turn into a police escort to the ballpark?
Mike Bates comes to both (gently) bury Rick Ankiel and to praise him. Mostly praise, though. For while he has struggled mightily so far for the Astros and may very well be getting his last chance as a major leaguer, Bates reminds us that his story is ultimately one of triumph:
Ankiel had never really worked on his hitting against professional players.
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Jack Hoffman just might go down as the biggest star of the Nebraska spring game.
And he's only 7 years old.
Hoffman, of Atkinson, Neb., has won the hearts of fans and everyone in the football program for his courageous bout with brain cancer.