The Confidential for Monday May 9th:

Laremy Tunsil Trying To Persuade the Dolphins To Let Him Play Tight End

The Dolphins gambled on Laremy Tunsil at No. 13 despite other teams passing on the top-rated tackle after Tunsil’s hazy past became a real-time nightmare on draft night. Maybe Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.37.44 PMwhen the Dolphins took Tunsil, they knew something the rest of the league didn’t. Or maybe they envisioned Tunsil as more than just a stud left tackle. Perhaps they saw him as a hybrid offensive force.

That’s apparently not out of the realm of possibility. Because, as ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported, Tunsil is doing his best to persuade Adam Gase to let him line up at tight end this season.

And Gase didn’t totally reject the idea.

Plus, it’s not like Tunsil has no experience scoring touchdowns. He actually had one end zone exerience while at Ole Miss.

Evidence of Tunsil’s touchdown:

Last season, the Dolphins averaged fewer than 20 points per game. The team’s starting tight end, Jordan Cameron, caught only 35 passes for 386 yards. Plus, Gase is known for being a creative offensive mind.

Just saying …


Floyd Mayweather Says He Started Conor McGregor Fight Rumors

mayweather-altFloyd Mayweather Jr. revealed you have him to thank for the Conor McGregor fight rumors.

In a video uploaded Saturday from, Mayweather said all rumors about a possible boxing match against the current UFC featherweight champion have come from his camp.

“It’s possible,” Mayweather said, per “There was a name that was shot at me. But the rumors that y’all have been hearing [are] the rumors I started. It may not be a rumor. Keep your fingers crossed.”

James Beal and Matt Heath-Smith of the Sun reported a potential Mayweather and McGregor megafight on Friday, saying both parties have discussed a match in Las Vegas later this summer.

However, UFC President Dana White quickly squashed the Sun’s report by telling Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole, “It’s not true; it’s just a tabloid story. And as far as I knew, Floyd is retired, and he’s been on a worldwide vacation and hasn’t even been thinking of fighting.”

White also told Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times the fight would be hard to make because the UFC is McGregor’s promoter.

McGregor responded Sunday via Twitter with a photoshopped image of him and the 49-0 Mayweather, with the Dublin native seemingly wanting this fight to happen:

Mayweather said if such a fight were to happen, he would command a nine-figure amount for it because he feels he’s earned it.

“Every time I go out there and compete, my number is, of course, $100 million or better,” Mayweather said, via “I feel I can demand that.”

A McGregor-Mayweather fight may never happen for as long as McGregor is under contract with the UFC, but his current situation with White and the organization makes the potential fight intriguing. McGregor was scheduled to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 200 on July 9. His decision to retire and then un-retire is an issue White will need to continue to address until McGregor is back in the Octagon.

Mayweather’s comments indicate he wants to come back and go for 50-0 but at the right price. While the fight is highly unlikely, McGregor would be the opponent who brings in that nine-figure number for Mayweather to come back one more time.

The Braves have their found their CF

atlanta-braves-mlb-baseball-round-area-rugMost Defensive Runs Saved by CF – 2016

Leonys Martin (Mariners) 7

Kevin Pillar (Blue Jays) 7

Mallex Smith (Braves) 7


Stephen Curry ‘doubtful’ to play in Game 4

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.31.01 PMThe Golden State Warriors looked like they were in need of a boost as they were losing Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday. Unfortunately, that boost is not likely to come in the form of the reining NBA MVP for Game 4.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said Sunday that Curry is “doubtful” for Monday’s game.

That update is in line with what Kerr said earlier in the week about Curry’s status, noting that the star point guard has still yet to practice with the team.


Facebook Has 50 Minutes of Your Time Each Day. It Wants MORE!

Facebook reported dazzling first quarter results last week: Net income nearly tripled to $1.5 billion, and monthly active users hit a record 1.65 billion. But it’s a much smaller number Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.28.27 PMthat leapt out at me.

Fifty minutes.

That’s the average amount of time, the company said, that users spend each day on its Facebook, Instagram and Messenger platforms.

Maybe that doesn’t sound like so much. But there are only 24 hours in a day, and the average person sleeps for 8.8 of them. That means more than one-sixteenth of the average user’s waking time is spent on Facebook.

The average time that users spend on Facebook is nearing an hour. That’s more than any other leisure activity surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with the exception of watching television programs and movies (an average per day of 2.8 hours). It’s more time than people spend reading (19 minutes); participating in sports or exercise (17 minutes); or social events (four minutes). It’s almost as much time as people spend eating and drinking (1.07 hours).

But the average time people spend on Facebook has gone up — from around 40 minutes in 2014 — even as the number of monthly active users has surged. And that’s just the average. Some users must be spending many hours a day on the site, prone to the unofficial syndrome known as Internet Addiction Disorder.


Ozzy and Sharon are done after 33 years

Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne Split After More Than 33 Years of Marriage

Ozzy-and-Sharon-OsbourneIt’s over for Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne.

The 67-year-old heavy metal rocker and the 63-year-old co-host of The Talk have broken up after more than 33 years of marriage, E! News has learned.

A source tells E! News that the couple mutually agreed that Ozzy would move out of the house temporarily. In addition, the split has nothing to do with Ozzy’s sobriety. Our insider shared that the rocker has been sober for three and a quarter years and has not touched drugs or alcohol in that time.

Ozzy and Sharon met in the early ’70s when he rose to fame with the band Black Sabbath. She later became his manager. The two wed on July 4, 1982 and had three children—Aimee Osbourne, 32, Kelly Osbourne, 31, and Jack Osbourne, 30. The family, minus Aimee, starred on the hit MTV reality show The Osbournes between 2002 and 2005.