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Friday, May 16th, 2008

Giambi Turns To Lucky Gold Thong

Yankees Rumors & News

According to an interview on Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com, Jason Giambi (pictured) has revealed that he owns a gold lamé, tiger-stripe thong that he wears under his uniform in order to bust out of a prolonged slump at the plate. “I only put it on when I’m desperate,” said Giambi.

Disturbing, right? Well, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. For your consideration:

Over Giambi’s checkered career in the Bronx, he has left the “golden thong” in the lockers of slumping teammates Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams, Johnny Damon, Robin Ventura, and Robinson Cano. “All of them wore it and got hits,” he reports. “The thong works every time.”

Honestly, I’m at a loss. I know ballplayers are disgusting pigs, but the notion of a gold thong being passed from junk-to-junk in the Yankees clubhouse is just more than my stomach can take. In fact there’s some vomit stinging the back of my throat as I type this.

The article also reveals that the 37-year-old steroid-abuser “loves …

Giants getting ready to say goodbye to Strahan?

Giants Rumors & News

No one in a position of authority with the New York Giants is going to say it, but from here it seems pretty obvious the team is preparing for life after Michael Strahan.

How else do you explain the drafting of Robert Henderson, who would seem to have no shot to make the team if Strahan is in uniform? The drafting of two linebackers who would seem to make it OK to move Mathias Kiwanuka back to defensive end if the need arose? The fact that veteran defensive end Renaldo Wynn, who played for Tom Coughlin in Jacksonville, visited yesterday and could sign with the team soon?

Strahan is, arguably, the second-best defensive player in Giants’ history behind Lawrence Taylor. I have been hoping, and will continue to hope, that he returns for a 16th season. The way he played last year, with 9 regular-season sacks, you know he still has the ability.

Strahan was coy Wednesday night when asked — again — whether he …

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