Sam Hurd reportedly underwent right thumb surgery this week. Hurd was hitchhiking from British Columbia to Dallas when a car full of Steve Slaton fans drove by and threw a rock at his hitching digit. No explanation for why the fans didn’t pick Hurd up and drive him further into Canada.
St. Louis Rams rookie receiver Mardy Gilyard was robbed at gunpoint near the U Cincinnati campus recently. Gilyard was at the university bookstore to buy extra copies of Guy Kawasaki’s “Reality Check” before they were grabbed by over enthusiastic undergrads. Soon after Gilyard had his own reality check as the thief ran away with all seven copies.