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He Won't Give a Dab

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DURING A RADIO INTERVIEW on June 9, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton revealed that he would no longer do the Dab to celebrate on-field achievements. He promised to come up with something new, so while he's contemplating his next move, here are a few suggestions.

THE FLAB

Newton can shed the knock that it's all about him by rubbing the belly of an offensive lineman.

THE TAB

The universal sign for "Check, please" will let foes know that their night is over.

THE JAB

The punch reflects his quick-hitting style and could serve as a tribute to Muhammad Ali.

THE CRAB

The distinctive creature is widely reviled but begrudgingly admired for its fight and tenacity.

THEY SAID IT

"TRANSPARENCY ENCOURAGES ANGER AND HOSTILITY."

National Basketball Referees Association

In a statement seeking to bring an end to the league's public reports on the officiating in the last two minutes of games.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

A professional soccer player in Iran, Sosha Makani, was suspended for six months for wearing bright-yellow trousers adorned with images of SpongeBob SquarePants.