Fireworks explode over the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

Much has been made of Baylor School PGA alums, the quartet who have secured their PGA Tour cards on the men's professional circuit.

And rightly so. Those dudes are amazing, and collectively they could make history if all four could make it to the weekend of the same event.

Of the four, Keith Mitchell has had the best start to this weekend's event at renowned Pebble Beach known as the AT&T Pro-Am. Fellow Red Raiders Luke List, Harris English and Stephan Jaeger are the others who have played in it, with only Jaeger in the event this weekend with Mitchell.

As for this weekend, Mitchell is the pro in his tandem; the amateur is none other than Larry the Cable Guy.

Here's betting that Mitchell and Mr. Cable Guy are having a ball.


Gang, meet the future replacement for Jeff Bezos at Amazon.

There's a Girl Scout in Southern California who unloaded 300 boxes of cookies in a little less than six hours. Her secret was opportunity and the tried-and-true business axiom that is "Location, Location, Location."

Yes, little Miss Future MBA Holder dropped her cookies right outside a medicinal marijuana store near San Diego. Man, here's betting if she had a "buy two boxes and get a free bag of Doritos" deal she would have really cleaned up.

Although Girl Scouts are only allowed to sell at "approved sites" — which doesn't include pot shops — this particular Scout got around the rule by selling cookies from her wagon, and by moving up and down the sidewalk instead of staying in front of the store.

Alison Bushan, a spokeswoman for Girl Scouts San Diego, told the San Diego Union-Tribune that this tactic was a "gray area."

We say the little lady was one smart cookie.


All things considered, that had to be the wildest opening ceremony of any Olympics ever.

No, we did not say the best. And we certainly will not say the smoothest. But it certainly was wild.

First, of course, there was the Tongan fellow who won the internet two years ago by entering the Rio Summer Olympics shirtless and greased like a carnival pig.

Well, he returned in a similar attire in Friday's ceremony as the Tongan cross country skiing rep and lifting that flag — and those nipples — for all the world to see.

There of course was the unfortunate and racially based social media response from an American athlete who finished second — losing on a coin flip, mind you — to carry our flag in the processional. Yes, black and white is ol' Red, White and Blue. Here's the story of Shani Davis' tweet after Erin Hamlin was picked to be the flag-bearer in the opening ceremony when a vote between the two was deadlocked and Hamlin won the coin toss.

Davis' tweet was: "I am an American and when I won the 1000m in 2010 I became the first American to 2-peat in that event. @TeamUSA dishonorably tossed a coin to decide its 2018 flag bearer. No problem. I can wait until 2022. #BlackHistoryMonth2018 #PyeongChang2018" So there's that, and yes, Davis is black and Hamlin is white.

Finally, there were the impersonators of Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump — down to the awful haircuts for each, who were escorted out of the ceremony rather quickly.

Wild indeed.


Speaking of that

While the North and South Koreans were able to march together in the opening ceremonies, know this:

There were two stabbings during the Philadelphia Eagles victory parade.

Mortal enemies on the cusp of war walking together. Fans of an NFL team in the "City of Brotherly Love" taking knives to each other.