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Brad's afternoon edition
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* On Monday, the GoDaddy Web hosting site crashed, shutting down millions of websites and email accounts. I'd say this could hurt GoDaddy's credibility, but when your spokesperson is a half-naked NASCAR driver, that's pretty difficult.
* The Raiders committed so many gaffes in the loss to the Ravens on Monday that their new mascot is Joe Biden.
* I wouldn't say a lot of Cincinnati Bengals players have had trouble with the law, but in Monday night's game, three starters were using aliases.
* Oil companies are blaming the drought for high gasoline prices. I guess this sounds more plausible than their original plan to blame high prices on the Tom Cruise-Katie Holmes divorce.
* A German designer has perfected the brown lunch bag with a luxury design that costs $290. Now comes the big challenge – finding one person on the planet who brown bags it to lunch and is willing to spend $290 on a sack.
* After compromising photos of him surfaced after a visit to Las Vegas, Prince Harry met with the queen. I don't know what's more embarrassing for a 27-year-old man: nude photos of you all over the Internet, or having the world know you're being disciplined by your grandmother.
* Missouri lost to Georgia after Tigers defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson said Georgia plays “old man football.” Memo to Missouri: Insulting a Southeastern Conference team before the game is sort of like taunting a hungry pit bull.
* Two Ball State football players were arrested for allegedly trying to shoplift male enhancement pills. The new football season is a week old and I believe we've already witnessed the “Most Embarrassing Incident of 2012.”
* New York City was just stuck by a rare tornado. Winds were so strong that one of Tim Tebow's passes was actually blown into the hands of a receiver.
* A player at the 2012 National Scrabble Championship was ejected for palming letters. If this doesn't prove we have an ethics problem in this country, I'm not sure what does.
* The Boston Red Sox fired their pitching coach. Actually, the Red Sox don't call him pitching coach – the term is “mixologist.”
* Dwight Howard took out a full-page ad in the Orlando Sentinel to tell the people of Orlando how much he loves them. And that's why he was willing to accept a trade to the Istanbul Warriors to get out of town.