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Hank Baskett sure picked the wrong transgender weed dealer

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Hank Baskett sure picked the wrong transgender weed dealer

Here's a fun one just for the pure absurdity of it all. In an attempt to "set the record straight" about the time he allegedly, maybe did some sexy things with a transgender woman, former Eagles wide receiver and sometimes husband to Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson, Hank Baskett opened up to People Magazine about what really happened.

Here's how People tell it (they got the exxxclusive):

Last April, Baskett says he encountered a couple in a grocery store parking lot smoking marijuana. The former football player, 32, says he approached the couple to buy some pot; they gave him a phone number to call and, when he did, he was provided an address. Once he showed up at the home, Baskett says he used the restroom and when he emerged, "I saw something I thought I would never see in my life." 


Baskett says the person who answered the door, a transgender woman, was nude and making out with another transgender woman. "I froze," says Baskett, visibly shaking as he recalls the memory. Then, the woman who answered the door approached Baskett and fondled him through his basketball shorts. 


"I didn't engage in anything," he says. "It was like a bank robbery. You never know when you'll freeze. I don't know if it was a couple of seconds or 15 seconds, because all I was saying was get out, get out, get out."

In case you weren't up to speed on what had previously been reported. The transgender woman told tabloids that Basket tracked her down via social media and that some "mutual masturbation" went down. This made for wonderfully awful reality TV for Kendra and Hank, the former of which apparently flushed her wedding ring down the toilet.

But Kendra believes Hank now.

"Hank was very naïve and gullible," she told People. "He thinks everybody is his friend. That led him to the hell that we've lived." 

Fan spent 15 hours making incredible Super Bowl art

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Reilly Haney

Fan spent 15 hours making incredible Super Bowl art

Is there anyone in Philadelphia that wouldn’t want to relive that unforgettable day on Feb. 4, 2018?

You’ve probably rewatched Super Bowl LII a few hundred times, give or take, but how about reading it on your living room wall?

One dedicated artist, Reilly Haney, decided to spend 15 hours recreating the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory over the Patriots by hand. Haney wrote up this awesome art print using the NFL announcer’s transcripts from the entire Super Bowl. 

Below are some photos of his progress throughout the daunting task.

Now you can read NFL announcers Cris Collinsworth and Al Michaels’ words, even when they were overpraising Tom Brady, in beautiful cursive with arguably the most memorable play, the "Philly Special" in green. 

We know this took an absurd amount of pens and maybe the looming threat of tendonitis, but the artist’s commitment to the cause is admirable. 

If you want to pick up a copy of this awesome 24x18 print for yourself, you can find it on Etsy.

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There shouldn't be debate on whether Carson Wentz plays Week 1

There shouldn't be debate on whether Carson Wentz plays Week 1

When it comes to whether Carson Wentz should suit up for Week 1, there is no debate. Either doctors give the quarterback the green light to play, or they won’t.

Nothing else matters.

Enough with this nonsense the Eagles should give Wentz extra time to heal even if he is cleared to play. At that point, doctors are literally saying he’s 100 percent. He isn’t going to get any more healed than that.

No yeah, but’s. No deep dives into the historical data of ACL injuries. No crying Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles “deserves” to start Week 1. No discussion, period.

This is a decision that will be left up to medical professionals. If they say Wentz is good, that really ought to be enough.

If Wentz’s doctors tell Doug Pederson his franchise quarterback can go physically, but playing so soon after the injury increases the risk of re-injury, then the Eagles have something to think about. If they say the ligaments are as strong as they will ever be, and the health of a 25-year-old’s left knee is in the hands of luck or mystical forces, then there is absolutely zero reason to wait for some arbitrary date.

Naturally, Wentz’s recovery from the torn ACL he suffered in December has been of tremendous intrigue, which has led to tireless coverage. In 2018, tireless coverage results in even more opining, predicting and debate.

The only type of opinion there’s room for is a medical opinion, preferably that of somebody who is directly involved in Wentz’s treatment.

The Eagles have tried pouring cold water on this cycle all along, repeatedly telling reporters over the course of many months there’s a plan for Wentz’s rehab, and doctors will ultimately inform the team when he’s ready.

Yet, we’re a little more than two weeks from the Eagles’ regular season opener against the Falcons, and it seems everybody wants to give their two cents on what should happen.

If Wentz is ready, great. If he isn’t, that’s not a problem, either. The Eagles still have Foles. Obviously, there’s no reason to rush Wentz back.

Except there is no indication the Eagles would do that. If Wentz plays Week 1, it will be because the team’s medical staff is confident he is no more at risk of serious injury than any other human being who steps on the field that Thursday night.

What more do you want?

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