The Coca-Cola 600 was marred by several rain delays, including one that caused the race to be moved from Sunday to Monday and another that prematurely ended the race. The action at the track, and the television coverage, was CNN-Jack-Cafferty-level boring. But as a wet Ashley Judd and countless sports fans and athletes have taught us in the past, rain can enhance – instead of eliminate – the joy of sports.
Elvis has entered the baseball field
"Thank you, thank you very much. I’m the King. The King likes slipping. And The King likes sliding. And when The King can put that magic combo together for the good people of Chicago, bubba, you better believe a little old thing like the law ain’t gonna stop him. Hey security guy, get me a hot dog, man."
Tarp eats grounds crew guy
When Colorado Rockies groundskeeper Keros Johnson became trapped in the middle of an out-of-control, wind-blown tarp, Shane Victorino and other members of the opposing Philadelphia Phillies came to his rescue. "I felt like we needed to help, just in case," Victorino said. At one point the wind whipped a groundskeeper 10 feet into the air. It was a great moment in sportsmanship. This same Phillies team would go on to win the World Series a year later in 2008.
‘Adam from Milwaukee’