FoxSports: Fantasy Futbol Team includes Michael Jackson, Gandhi and John Lennon!

Brazil's Atletico Goianiense roster includes Michael Jackson, Mahatma Gandhi and John Lennon...but not the ones you know.

Brazil’s Atletico Goianiense roster includes Michael Jackson, Mahatma Gandhi and John Lennon…but not the ones you know.

FoxSports.com reports: HOW about this for a football trio? A team with Michael Jackson playing alongside John Lennon and Mahatma Gandhi.

Carlos Adriano, director of football for Brazilian Serie B side Atletico Goianiense, tells reporters the club has signed a forward known as Michael Jackson – his real name is Carlos Adriano de Sousa Cruz.

Like many Brazilian players, he goes by a nickname rather than his family name, or given name.
Jackson could play with team members including John Lennon – full name John Lennon Silva Santos – and Mahatma Gandhi, whose full name is Mahatma Gandhi Heber Pio.
Jackson has played with Brazilian clubs Palmeiras and Fluminense, and had a stint playing in China.

Read more: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/other-sports/michael-jackson-john-lennon-and-gandhi-team-up-for-atletico-goianiense/story-e6frf56c-1226696678924#ixzz2dhFoF7mn.

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CNN doesn’t know this story has already been told in the movie Morning Glory

Some Australian Weatherman doing his best Ernie Appleby imitation

In a case of “Life Imitating Art”, CNN thinks it is news that some Australian Morning Show puts their weather guy in an airplane hoping he will pass out. Everyone wants to be known as an innovator. Even CNN’s Jeanne Moos thinks she came up with a ‘news’ story about a weatherman who does wacky weather reports…what she forgets is that the movie ‘Morning Glory’ has already spoofed all the inane morning weatherman stunts…

See the CNN story here.

Now compare it to a clip from the movie here.

The *real* Ernie Appleby from DayBreak Morning Show

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Slow play will get you clubbed at this course in India

This guy, Milkha Singh, allegedly clobbered slow golfers from a flight ahead of him…

We’ve all been “peeved” by the slow play of the foursome in front of us… but apparently Milkha Singh, an old Olympian from India, got a little perturbed that the slow players were talking smack right back! Reports are that no less than 3 FIR Complaints were filed against Singh – also known as the “Flying Sikh” for taking his driver (and other clubs) out to beat on the players from the slower group. The jawing started around the 4th tee and continued up to the 16th tee when the blows started raining down…when those attacked started a counter-offensive.

Keep this in mind the next time you feel like driving a ball into the group playing ahead of you!

Read all the sordid details here!

This guy, Randeep Singh Nabha, member of The Flying Sikh Milkha Singh’s foursome, is allegedly one the recipients of the golf club counterattack

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Francisco Liriano says he broke arm trying to scare his kids

“I was surprised when I got to the hospital and they told me it was broken,” he explained.

Need a quick Major League Baseball contract? Francisco Liriano was hoping to get a deal with the Pirates…he was also hoping to just “scare his kids” on Christmas day. Now he may have trouble working back from a broken arm. Sometimes you can’t make this stuff up!

Raed the whole story here.

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Winter X Games can be hazardous…

Iceland’s Halldor Helgason is about to crash big time at the 2013 Winter X Games

X Games Snowboarder Halldor Helgason was attempting a triple backflip when he over-rotated. The result? A tremendous face plant on the landing. The Ski Patrol brought in the backboard and sent Helgason on a sled ride to the hospital for a precautionary CT Scan and MRI. Reports are Helgason suffered a concussion on Friday night during the finals of the America’s Navy Snowboard Big Air competition at X Games Aspen.

Helgason, who is 22, won the gold in Big Air in 2010 and is the only Icelandic athlete to medal in the Winter X Games.

Oh, Torstein Horgmo of Norway out jumped Canadian Mark McMorris to win Big Air gold…

Watch the whole thing on YouTube here.

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Will Lance ever race again?

Lance Armstrong may not ever race bikes again…but, what about scooters?

Lance Armstrong was contrite and possibly honest in his interview with Oprah. Will the powers that be ever allow Lance to compete again? If so in what sport discipline will he take his chances? We think scooter racing is his best bet.

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