Thursday’s Mashup: Tom Brady posts selfie with Peyton Manning, says ‘we were friends this whole time’

Lucy Burdge
June 27, 2019 - 6:06 am

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MLB: Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 1 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: Pittsburgh at Houston, 4 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: LA Dodgers at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. (MLB Network)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- Tom Brady posted a photo to his Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday taken with none other than Peyton Manning.

Spoiler alert... we were friends this whole time. Always great to see you Peyton!

A post shared by Tom Brady (@tombrady) on

“Spoiler alert... we were friends this whole time. Always great to see you Peyton!,” Brady captioned the selfie.

And the reactions were mixed.

“If you two had just a little more drive and ambition, it’s crazy to think what you could’ve become,” The Rock commented on Instagram.

“Well this changes everything,” Kevin Hart added.

-- Longtime ESPN anchor Bob Ley announced on Wednesday he is retiring after 40 years with the network.

Ley is ESPN’s longest-tenured anchor, having debuted just three days after the network launched in 1979.

“To be clear, this is entirely my decision. I enjoy the best of health, and the many blessings of friends and family, and it is in that context that I’m making this change,” he said in his statement.

Ley is an 11-time Sports Emmy winner and was inducted into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame earlier this week.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "(It stings) lot. I didn't do my job. Offense did a phenomenal job of coming back and scoring three in the eighth, and then to give it up like that is tough." -- Matt Barnes, on his blown save

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