Buzz That Was: Worth the wait in gold
In case you were too busy watching Reese Witherspoon try to pronounce Cara Delevingne's name and missed out on sports, we've got you covered. Here's what everyone else was talking about last night.
Late night with Johnny
It was a long night at the NFL draft for former Texas A&M quarterback and esteemed party bro Johnny Manziel. Projected earlier in the day as a potential top-five pick, Johnny Football's stock plummeted and he waited nearly THREE HOURS to hear his name called. But his hours of despair turned into a gold mine for Twitter users, who unmercifully mocked Manziel's every facial reaction and sip of water throughout the evening, and the hashtag #BeforeManzielGetsDrafted trended quickly.
When the Cleveland Browns finally drafted him with the 22nd pick, Manziel did the most Manziel thing ever as he walked across the Radio City Music Hall stage.
For those questioning the Browns' selection, it seems as if they had no choice. At least, that is, according to a story from Sal Paolantonio about owner Jimmy Haslam being advised to do so by a homeless man at dinner. Just like you make all your major decisions, right?
The Browns wasted no time in capitalizing on their new star, and his jersey already is available for purchase. Because what self-respecting fan could go more than 24 hours without adding one of these brown-and-orange gems to her wardrobe? IT'S THE MUST-HAVE ITEM OF THE CLEVELAND SPRING COLLECTION, PEOPLE!
Credit is due
Former Missouri defensive end and SEC Defensive Player of the Year Michael Sam wasn't drafted in the first round, but that didn't stop him from getting paid. Potentially the first openly gay athlete to play in the NFL, Sam signed an endorsement deal with Visa, and his first commercial aired on Thursday. Despite that whole "trying to get you to sign up for a credit card" thing, Sam's voiceover asking to be judged for what he does on the field makes for a poignant clip.
Before becoming the No. 1 pick by the Houston Texans, Jadeveon Clowney stopped by "The Tonight Show" to watch Jimmy Fallon try to beat his 40-yard dash time. Spoiler alert: He does not.
Whatever. I'm sure Emma Stone could have beaten Fallon in that, too.
The Portland Trail Blazers lost to the San Antonio Spurs 114-97, but falling into a 2-0 hole in the Western Conference semifinals might not have been the scariest development of the night. In "NIGHTMARE ALERT" news, Thomas Robinson found a SNAKE in his locker about two hours before tip-off. A real, live, moving snake. Paging Samuel L. Jackson!
Down 1-0 to Canada in an international friendly in Winnipeg, Sydney Leroux did what she does best and scored in the 78th minute.
The game ended in a 1-1 tie, so everyone was a winner! And despite Leroux's heroics, it was Lauren Holliday's 100th cap and Allie Long's first that drew the most cheers from the U.S. team.
Please celebrate the impending weekend by watching this unnamed man do approximately 4,579 backflips in 20 seconds on a beach.
I will spend the next two days trying to figure out how that is humanly possible.
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