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Fun With Real Quotes: Randy Moss vomit edition

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Fun With Real Quotes: Randy Moss vomit edition

One or more of the following quotes are grossly taken out of context for laughs. The true context can be found at the links included within the text. Except for the Brett Favre video. Its context is still a mystery.

By Adam Hart
CSNNE.com

Vilified. Bad-mouthed. Made to look like a big, fat jerk.

That's what happened in Randy Moss' second go-around with the Minnesota Vikings. But now, nearly a year later, former Vikings head coach Brad Childress is setting the record straight.

In November 2010 the Vikings released Moss. This, after he publicly crooned the Patriots -- his employers just weeks prior -- on the heels of a loss in New England. A report hit the interwebs. It wasn't his betrayal of Chilly that sent Moss packing, but an alleged tirade against catered food.

"What the expletive? Who ordered this crap? I wouldn't feed this to my dog!" Moss yelled after getting a whiff of the locker room grub, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Brett Favre -- yeah, the guy this guy's imitating -- even sprang to the heartbroken caterer's defense, turning his gaze to Moss: "Favre looked at him like, 'Are you kidding me?'"

Guess what, Brett? No. He wasn't kidding you. He was sick. Really, really sick.

"Moss walked in the locker room and vomited on it," Childress admitted in a recent interview with NFL.com.

So the man had a right to be upset with the spread; it made him puke. Funny, how Chilly never came to Moss' defense at the time. Perhaps non-disclosure justified to ownership his unilateral decision to release the nauseous receiver.

This begs the question, however: Getting fired for being sick? Wonder if that's addressed in the new CBA.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Celtics streak comes to an end

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Celtics streak comes to an end

0:41 - Tom Giles, Kayce Smith, and DJ Bean discuss the Celtics 16-game winning streak being snapped by the Miami Heat.

6:05 - Tom Curran and Mike Giardi talk about Tom Brady missing practice due to an Achilles injury and Randy Moss’ chances to make the Hall of Fame.

11:15 - A. Sherrod Blakely joins BST to discuss the mental and physical fatigue that the streak had on the Celtics and if there is a sense of relief that the streak is over.  

16:11 - With it being the 5th anniversary of the Butt Fumble, we compare it to other embarrassing sports moments in history. 

Little things prove costly for Celtics as streak comes to an end

Little things prove costly for Celtics as streak comes to an end

When you reflect upon Boston’s 16-game winning streak which came to an end with Miami’s 104-98 win on Wednesday, there were moments in just about every game that played a major factor in their success.

So it was only fitting that in the Miami loss, it would be a whole lot of little things that ultimately brought the fourth-longest winning streak in franchise history to a screeching halt.

  • Al Horford missed a pair of free throws.
  • Marcus Smart split a pair that had he made both, would have tied the game up in the fourth quarter.
  • Jayson Tatum had his only turnover of the game, in the fourth.
  • Terry Rozier had a rebound that he could not corral and bounced off his hands out of bounds.

And that doesn’t even factor in the missed open shots and unforced turnovers that collectively played a major role in Boston’s winning streak being a thing of the past now.

“I turned it over, we missed some free throws . . . we had some unfortunate things happen,” Tatum told reporters following the loss.

MORE:

Even with the loss, the Celtics (16-3) still boast the best record in the NBA.

Kyrie Irving has elevated his all-around play to a level to where he’s legitimately in the conversation as a league MVP candidate.

Jayson Tatum has established himself as one of the league’s top rookies from his draft class.

“As you could see, they kept hitting us, hitting us, until we were knocked out,” Irving said. “They deserved that win tonight.”

Disappointed with the loss, but it was not at all surprising to head coach Brad Stevens who has been raising concerns about his team’s attention to detail for the past few games and sensed it would catch up to them sooner or later.

“I told you, we’re not as good as the 16-game win streak,” Stevens said. “But we do have a lot of resolve. I can’t say enough about our guy’s will to come back. It’s incredible we were able to erase that lead that quickly and give ourselves a chance.”

Indeed, the Celtics rallied from a double-digit deficit to come within a single point in the fourth quarter. But unlike previous games, Boston couldn’t find a path to victory.

“We’re just going to continue to learn and continue to get better,” Irving said. “It’s the same things echoed when we were winning. Just continue to get better and understand, there’s still a lot for us to accomplish going forward.

He added, “It was a good streak, and it’s finally come to an end.”

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