I don’t really care much about “Dancing with the Stars,” but (a) I like David Ross; and (b) I love the company he’s keeping at the bottom of the betting odds. Via Bovada:
Odds to Win Season 24 of Dancing with the Stars
- Simone Biles: 4/1
- Heather Morris: 5/1
- Bonner Bolton: 6/1
- Normani Kordei: 6/1
- Charo: 15/2
- Erika Jayne: 15/2
- Rashad Jennings: 10/1
- Nancy Kerrigan: 10/1
- Nick Viall: 12/1
- Chris Kattan: 16/1
- David Ross: 16/1
- Mr. T: 25/1
First of all, I pity the fool who sleeps on Mr. T’s chances. Second of all, Charo is still alive? Third of all, I wonder if Chris Kattan watches “The Tonight Show” with a stiff drink and mutters to himself about how things might’ve been different if “Mr. Peepers” had gone over as big as he had hoped it would. So many questions.
Also: I wonder if there is any way for any of the other contestants to give themselves an edge over Nancy Kerrigan if they meet her in the finals. I can’t think of any to be honest.
KTAR News is reporting that Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was arrested on Thursday morning for driving faster than 100 MPH, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. He was charged with reckless driving and criminal speeding.
The maximum sentence for a criminal speeding charge is up to 30 days in jail and a fine up to $500. It is considered a Class 3 misdemeanor. Tomas may also have his license suspended.
A Diamondbacks spokesperson said, “We are very disappointed to learn of this news. We are still gathering facts, and will refrain from further comment at this time as this is a pending legal matter.”
Tomas, 27, signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks in December 2014 as an amateur free agent out of Cuba. He has mostly disappointed, owning a .769 OPS while playing subpar defense in the outfield as well as at third base, where the club briefly tried him. He battled a groin injury for most of the past season and ultimately underwent core muscle surgery in August.