Comcast SportsNet’s Tarik El-Bashir, who used to be WaPo’s Tarik El-Bashir, decided that today would be a good day to show off his running prowess in a 40-yard dash against the AP’s Joe White.

El-Bashir makes it 10 yards before falling on his face. His excuse?

And then:

Suuure. Video or it didn’t happen.

What we do have, via Chris Russell, is video of the first attempt.