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Rory McIlroy Tells BBC Commentator to Shut Up About Getting New Caddy

Rory McIlroy posted a 1-under par in the first round of the Irish Open, including a double-bogey on 18, prompting BBC golf commentator Jay Townsend to say on Twitter that McIlroy’s course management could benefit from a new caddy to replace JP Fitzgerald. His suggestion? Stevie Williams, Tiger Woods‘ longtime bag man, who was recently fired. McIlroy was none too pleased, tweeting that Townsend should shut up, as he’s a failed golfer and his opinion means nothing. Ouch.

Townsend replied by saying he stands by his statement, and McIlroy replied by saying he stands by his caddy. Townsend replied to that by saying, “As you should, I respect that.”

(H/T to Weed Against Speed)

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New Footage Of The Metrodome Roof Collapse

While not as dramatic as the video captured by Fox, there was new footage released on Thursday of the Metrodome roof collapse from last December.

The Metrodome landlords voted unanimously to replace the snow-damaged roof with a goal of finishing by Aug. 1 at an estimated coast of $18.3 million.

If the work isn’t completed on time, there’s a chance the Minnesota Vikings preseason schedule could be affected.

(Who am I kidding? We all know there likely won’t be a preseason.)