Ana Ivanovic Out of Aussie Open, Ryan Babel's $16k Tweet & Sidney Crosby to Boycott All-Star Game?

Hilary Duff … financially, Illinois is a mess … “Dire Straits song ruled unfit for Canada” … are you at risk for video game addiction? … radio legend father hasn’t spoken to his radio DJ son in 14 years … the woman who wrote “Why Chinese Mothers are Superior” is receiving death threatsdrunk driver hits high school hockey bus … seems like this hockey dad definitely crossed the line … Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes: hilarious or career-killer? … actress Julia Stiles was broke and stranded in Cuba … the most popular free iphone app? Created by a 14-year-old … the estranged husband of the $190 mega millions lottery winner has been arrested 15 times … woman attacks fisherman – with fish

Ryan Babel’s $16,000 tweet. [BBC]

Sidney Crosby to boycott the NHL All-Star game? [Globe & Mail]

Ana Ivanovic has been bounced from the Australian Open. [Sportal.AU]

Why didn’t Simms & Nantz mention how badly Belichick was outcoached by Rex Ryan Sunday afternoon? [NYDN]

Pitt storms to 19-0 lead, holds on for 74-66 win over Syracuse, which was without leading scorer Kris Joseph. [Post-Gazette]

Brandon Roy underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees Monday. As bad as his knees are, his best days are behind him, right? [Oregonian]

One writer sees Mark Cuban’s college football playoff plan as a “bracket buster.” [Football Outsiders]

“Anthony treats the Nets like the unattractive girl he refuses to tell his friends he’s seeing on the side. She walks past in the lunch room, tosses him a smile and ’Melo tells his friends he hasn’t an idea why she keeps doing that.” [Woj]

The Jets have Rex Ryan. The Texans have Gary Kubiak. [Chronicle]

Kemba Walker, clutch again, in UConn’s win over Villanova. Your move, Jimmer. [Courant]

“While Brady projected a vibe of indecision, even fear, Sanchez was a living study in strong body language.” [ESPN NY]

Former Arizona coach Lute Olson takes a subtle jab at John Calipari. [Fox Sports]

“A nude tourist running into traffic and yelling he is ‘king of the world’ was tased on Big Coppitt Key … reportedly also said he is ‘made of steel’ while he was taken into custody. He reportedly had been drinking and took LSD.” [Keys Net]

Scream 4? I’m not even sure I saw the 2nd one. The first one was good, though.

Lou Williams of the 76ers can rap.

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