Every few weeks, I will put together a list of some of the most noteworthy Wikipedia edits from that period of time. Here’s today’s list.
UNITED CEO OSCAR MUNOZ
If there is one thing in the world that people from all different backgrounds and political affiliations will rally behind it is the mistreatment of puppies. When a French Bulldog puppy died on a United flight from Houston to New York, after a United flight attendant forced the dog’s owner to stow the dog in an overhead bin, society collectively went nuts. The fall guy: United’s CEO Oscar Munoz (via @PaulHHaley Twitter):
UNIVERSITY OF MARLYAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY BASKETBALL
When Maryland Baltimore-County shocked the world last Friday by throttling Virginia, becoming the first 16-seed in NCAA Tournament to beat a 1-seed, they also apparently won the NCAA Tournament (via @runninwilliam Twitter):
UCLA basketball head coach Steve Alford added a new coaching “skill” to his repertoire after the Bruins lost to Saint Bonaventure in the “First Four” NCAA Tournament game last Tuesday (via @jp_daddi0 Twitter):
Seems as if former Celtics forward and now TV Commentator Brian Scalabrine’s list of career accomplishments has substantially grown (via @AdamMKaufman Twitter):
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA
We knew it was going to be a big deal to the state of West Virginia that both Marshall and West Virginia would be playing each other in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but nobody could have expected this (via @drebbot2000 Twitter):
NORTH CAROLINA STATE BASKETBALL
Hey, at least NC State basketball made the NCAA Tournament this year (via @nmehta98 Twitter):
May the following people rest in peace:
For some reason last Thursday night, Portland’s Jusuf Nurkic thought it would be a good idea to try and contest a driving LeBron James. A decision he likely regretted, as LeBron absolutely destroyed him with this dunk:
RIP Jusuf (via @natelundy Twitter):
Here’s another one (via @_CSNation_ Twitter):
Looks like wide receiver Jarvis Landry’s career ended and he died when he was traded from the Dolphins to the Browns on March 9 (via @NotGostkowski Twitter):
Congratulations to the following men for becoming fathers!
Oklahoma State Basketball coach Mike Boynton led the Cowboys to two victories over Kansas during the regular season, which apparently made him the Jayhawks’ daddy (via @NathanSRuiz Twitter):
However, Kansas got the last laugh when they rolled the Cowboys 82-68 in the Big 12 Conference Tournament Quarterfinals.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE-COUNTY
UMBC’s basketball team cemented its paternity over “everyone at the University of Virginia” after the Retreivers’ historic upset win over the Cavaliers last Friday (via @enow35 Twitter):
Some organizations saw new owners take over during the past few weeks:
L.A. LAKERS By JULIUS RANDLE
After Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle’s 36-point 14-rebound, and 7-assist performance in a 127-113 victory over Cleveland on March 11, Randle became the owner of the Cavs (via @nbalakersbation Twitter):
DALLAS STARS By The WINNIPEG JETS
After the Winnipeg Jets beat the Dallas Stars for the fourth time this season on Sunday, Winnipeg became the owner of the Stars team (via @yourwinnipegjet Twitter):
Fred Segal is an attorney from West Palm Beach, FL. He operates the popular Freezing Cold Takes twitter account (@OldTakesExposed) which highlights, among other things, hilarious unprophetic and inaccurate takes and predictions.
Fred also hosts a podcast, “Freezing Cold Take Spotlights with Fred Segal,” which you can find on iTunes.