Roundup: Texting and Walking Can Be Dangerous and Ricky Gervais Slays at the Golden Globes

January Jones … Minneapolis is the gayest city in America … fired for telling the truth? … Cameron Diaz & A-Rod partied all weekend in Hollywood … “The yanked me out of the car, put a knee on my back, and checked my rectum several times” … what caused 200 cows to die? … what the heck’s going on in Tunisia? … crazy man has predictably crazy mugshot … how 50 Cent’s tweet impacted a penny stock … even if you work out regularly, sitting at a CPU all day is terribly unhealthy … what’s with the orange alligator? … Ricky Gervais killed it at the Golden Globes last night – his intro after the jump …

Green Bay blogger Aaron Nagler vs. PFT’s Mike Florio. [Cheesehead TV]

Not a bad playoff debut for Jay Cutler, huh? [Trib]

San Antonio 110, Denver 97. Halfway through the season, the Spurs are 35-6 and have won 15 in a row at home. [News Express]

The Rays have lost a ton of talent to free agency – and they’ve stockpiled nine early draft picks in the upcoming draft. [Dock of the Rays]

Remember when North Carolina was relevant? The Tar Heels were smoked by Georgia Tech Sunday, 78-58. [Observer]

The A’s bolstered their bullpen over the weekend with Grant Balfour and Brian Fuentes. [Tribune]

How Notre Dame vastly improved its recruiting class over the weekend. [South Bend Trib]

The only word missing from this write-up of the Falcons’ embarrassing end to the season? Frauds. [AJC]

Joey Votto is sticking around Cincinnati for three more years (at $38 million) but after that … [Enquirer]

Bills fans, what do you think about Cam Newton at No. 3 overall? [Buffalo News]

“As he alienated himself from his small clutch of friends, grew contemptuous of women in positions of power and became increasingly oblivious to basic social mores, Mr. Loughner seemed to develop a dreamy alternate world, where the sky was sometimes orange, the grass sometimes blue and the Internet’s informational chaos provided refuge.” [Read This]

Ricky Gervais provided a memorable opening monologue at the Golden Globes last night. I laughed especially hard at the Scientology line.

Texting and walking could land you in a water fountain at the mall.

Men dress as women, try to steal stuff from Home Depot, then break out the pepper spray when employees try to take them down. [via]

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