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OUCH! That's gotta hurt... - 05/28/14

For the last 13-years, Charlie Whitehurst has worn the number-6.  The Titans quarterback sporting six in everything from Clemson Orange to San Diego Baby Blue. But you won't see him in it in two-toned blue this fall.  Why? 

You're not going to believe this.

Brett Kern has worn number-6 for the past five years.  So he's got first dibs on it.  Generally what happens is the new player (in this case Whitehurst)  makes an offer for the jersey.  It's usually a pretty good chunk of change (five figures in some cases).  The newcomer pays the vet, and that's that.  Not in this case.

Instead, the two decided to arm wrestle for the number.  That's right.  I said ARM WRESTLE.  That alone is enough to raise some eyebrows, not to mention a ton of wagers, in the locker room.  Here's the kicker.  Kern is the Titans PUNTER. 

So the two are going to go all Sylvester Stallone "Over the Top"  for number-6.  Cool.  Now you'd think that Whitehurst would have a huge advantage because he's a quarterback and Kern's just a punter.  Punter's are routinely made fun of as being "non-athletes", guys that can barely walk and chew gum.  Surely, that have no chance in a strength contest. 

But Kern isn't your typical punter.  He also played basketball in high school, as well as long jumping and hurdling on the track team.  He's an ATHLETE.

Kern is also apparently a pretty good arm wrestler.  At least better than Whitehurst, because according to his Instagram account, the punter took down the quarterback. 

So the winner, and still wearer of the number-6 this fall is:  Brett Kern.  The Punter.  All I have to say to Charlie Whitehurst is, "OUCH!  That's gotta hurt."

That, and enjoy number-12.  Your new number.

 

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TOFURKY PARDON

SEATTLE (AP) -- Turkey pardons are common this time of year, as even the president gets in on the act. But Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is sparing something else -- a tofu turkey. The Seattle Times reports his honor pardoned a Tofurky at City Hall. The mayor's spokesman says it's an effort to draw attention to hunger in the community and to poke a little a fun at Seattle's granola image. But the faux turkey won't be sent to a tofu farm. It's being donated to a local food bank.

PRISON CHAPEL SEX

ROCKVIEW, Pa. (AP) -- It sounds like a scene from "Orange is the New Black." A female prison guard trainee in Pennsylvania is charged with having sex with a male inmate. According to the state Department of Corrections, 27-year-old Rebecca Zong hooked up with the inmate in a prison chapel. Authorities say while the sex was consensual, it's illegal for guards to have sexual contact with prisoners.

BOURBON AUCTION

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- It's one expensive bottle of booze. The first bottle of bourbon by Kentucky's Boundary Oak Distillery has sold for more than 28-grand. It likely ranks among the most expensive bottles of bourbon ever. Boundary Oak plans to fill its first bourbon barrel in December, and the whiskey will age for two years before bottling. The winning bidder gets the first bottle from that barrel. The distillery says the buyer is from Hardin County but is asking to remain anonymous. The money is going to charity.

MODEL DRIVE-IN

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) -- The days of Bower's Drive-In are long gone in Goshen. Folks will be able to revisit the popular Indiana restaurant, but on a much smaller scale. Dain Morehouse and Jim Mauer are recreating the drive-in for the Indiana Model Train Visitors Club. Morehouse tells The Goshen News Bower's was a popular date spot, and place for cruisers to turn their cars around. The detail on the model includes Bower's menu that ran along the top of the building.

 
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