“Slapgate” settled…with a chat?

Well, it looks like Tim McGraw might just get his wish.  After a video of Tim swatting an overzealous fan at a concert in Atlanta a few weeks ago surfaced on the internet, Tim found himself on the hotseat.  In the video, a fan who was later identified at Jesslyn Taylor appears to grab Tim’s leg while he was performing on a catwalk.  She apparently ripped his bluejeans and nearly pulled him off-balance.

According to Tim…he reacted “instinctively” and gave the young lady a swat on the head.  She was then led out of the concert by security.  The situation threatened to turn ugly when Taylor hired a personal injury lawyer.

But today, a statement released by Tim’s team says that “The matter between Tim McGraw and Jesslyn Taylor stemming from an Atlanta concert has been mutually resolved the old-fashioned way–with a simple conversation”

So we’re left to assume that they each apologized to the other.  That seems very unlikely, with lawyers involved.  After all, what’s 40% of an apology?

K-State newcomers get haircuts

Well, it’s been a busy week out at the Vanier Football Complex.

Fall training camp got underway as the Wildcats prepare for the upcoming season.  Then, on Wednesday, legendary head coach Bill Snyder railed against how college athletics has “sold out”.  And now, with the home opener just three weeks away…the incoming freshmen got haircuts.

And not good haircuts.   See for yourself.

This Day In History – August 8

1975

Hank Williams, Jr. fell about 500 feet down a mountain in Montana!

Sporting his new look – sunglasses and a thick beard, and after two years of surgeries, he returned to music…

And was cooler than ever!!

1974

President Richard Nixon announced in a national broadcast address that he would resign his office at noon the following day.

His decision to resign came in the wake of new revelations connected to the Watergate scandal. Nixon said he “deeply regretted” any injuries he had caused, and said that some of his judgement had been wrong.

This makes Forrest Gump sad!

1992

The US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, the Dream Team, defeated Croatia 117-85 to win the gold medal!

Nice win, but…

How did they let Croatia score 85 points of them?!

Ridiculous!!!

And then lastly,

…all good things must come to an end (apparently)…

2001

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman divorced after 11 years of marriage!

I think she’s better off! 

-Tyler Jackson

Drunk Wife Makes “Grilled Cheeses”

A man heard his wife coming home in the middle of the night and recorded her “making grilled cheeses” by melting string cheese over a plateful of goldfish crackers while swigging wine and insisting she’s not drunk.

This Day In History – August 7

1882 - The famous feud between the Hatfields and McCoys broke out!

The Hatfields were a family from southern West Virginia and the McCoys were from Eastern Kentucky. By the time the feud ended, about 100 men, women and children had either been killed or wounded.

And you though your family feuded like the Hatfields & McCoys! 

1961 

Patsy Cline reached number one with I Fall to Pieces!

That’s one of the best country songs of all-time!

1974

Phillipe Petit of France, became the first tightrope walker to cross from one skyscraper to another, as he walked on a rope for 1,350 feet – between the span of the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York City!

 

Crazy man! That’s just crazy, man!

1977

An escape artist named Bill Shirk escaped from a straightjacket in 22-and-a-half seconds in Indianapolis!

Not too bad, right? Well, when you consider he was dangling 1,610 feet in the air, suspended from a helicopter, I don’t think that was too bad at all!!

1997 

Garth Brooks performed a free concert aired on HBO from New York City’s Central Park!

The crowd was reported to have as many as 750,000 people! 

Be sure to get your very own video tape of the show!

and then lastly…

2007 

Barry Bonds hit his 756th home run to become Major League Baseball’s all-time home run leader! He beat the previous home run record set by Hank Aaron in 1976.

Despite his success, baseball fans were skeptical of his record amid rumors of steroid use…

Because of that, it’s Hank & Babe’s list, in my opinion.

-Tyler Jackson

Woman Find Out Her Husband is Her Brother!

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A woman in Brazil went in search of her long-lost mother and found out she has unknowingly married her own brother.The 39-year-old woman and 37-year-old man have been together for seven years and have a six-year-old daughter together.The couple spent their lives trying to find their respective mothers, who were both called Maria, and had both abandoned their children when they were still babies.After a long search she found out this week that her mom and her husband’s mom is the same woman.Despite the news, the two plan to stay together ….  only death will separate them.

Read more here!

Finally! Justin Bieber is useful!

Normally when you see or hear a story about the Biebs…it doesn’t end well.  But this time, well…we finally found something useful about Justin Bieber.

A 42 year old Russian man was attacked by a bear.  Suddenly…his cellphone rang.  His ringtone?  The song “Baby” by…you guessed it!  The noise frightened the bear, which then ran back into the forest.

I know, I found it surprising also.

A 42 year old man with a Justin Bieber ringtone???