In a bleak week for sports and in general, one moderately pudgy, very fired-up Grizzlies fan went from meme to life-affirming, objectively good emblem for everything we want, and sometimes get, from sports. Thank goodness.
The Soccer Pal is not your friend. Wrapping your feet in rubber is not an improvement over tying one's shoelaces properly. And so on: journey, if you dare, into the wonderful world of useless soccer training products.
In a fairly dismal Portland Trail Blazers season, Luke Babbitt has provided some much-needed comic relief. He's also started making a future for himself with the team.