BREAKFAST EXCELLENCE HONCHO. That's part of comedian Rob Riggle's title with Holiday Inn Express, which matters only because as part of a promotion tied to that gig, Riggle and his laser-printing pancake-making machine showed up outside SI's offices last week. While the tool was meant to replicate selfies, we challenged Riggle to re-create five iconic images from our archives. Watch a video of the Pancake Selfie Express at SI.com/pancakeart.
A. Ali over Sonny Liston, 1965
B. The Catch, Dwight Clark, 1982
C. Pete Rose goes in hard, 1975
D. Brandi Chastain ices the World Cup, 1999
E. Kerri Strug sticks the landing, 1996
THEY SAID IT
"IT WAS HOURS LATER, SO I WAS STILL INTOXICATED."
U.S. swimmer, explaining why he "over exaggerated" in the original morning-after account of his confrontation with gas-station security guards in Rio.
SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Brandon Thomas, an outfielder for the independent Gateway Grizzlies, hit a grand slam during a 17--6 win over the Joliet Slammers on Aug. 21, only to discover that the ball broke the windshield of his truck.