Ciara … is Groundhog Day the smartest romantic comedy of the last 25 years? … your 2011 Grammy winners … incredible read on SEO, and how companies try to cheat google, and their “punishment” … great line: the Huff Post is a ‘digital sandcastle‘ … if you’d like to opt-out of the yellow pages … “Why 33 rounds makes sense in a defensive weapon” … the Big Picture has photographs from Egypt … America’s most miserable cities … getting your tongue tied on live TV = painful … Nate Silver on that merger we’ve spent far too much time talking about… grinding banned from high school dance … the fact that a burglar could sue anyone is reprehensible …
An in-depth look at what went wrong with the Texas Longhorns’ 2010 football season. [Statesman]
Jadeveon Clowney will make his college choice in a couple hours. It’s going to be South Carolina, right? [SI]
Speaking of Clowney, will he be eligible as a freshman? [NYT]
The struggles from Illinois are directly related to outside influences on Demetri McCamey. [ESPN Chicago]
The Pujols countdown clock is inside 96 hours. [Panic?]
Peter King responds to a lot of Jason Whitlock’s Hall of Fame beefs. [MMQB]
Duke 81, Miami 71. Since that embarrassing loss at St. John’s, the Blue Devils have two Top 100 road wins (Maryland, Miami). [Observer]
Jordan Taylor, Wisconsin’s hero Saturday against Ohio State, was a lightly-regarded recruit. [SI]
Michael Bush of the Raiders got arrested this weekend; here’s his mugshot. [Black Sports Online]
Attempting to predict Bill Simmons’ trade value column. [Generation Sports]
Harrison Barnes did this to Clemson Saturday. The freshman is playing much better – but right now he’s nowhere near the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NBA draft.
DeMar DeRozan has nearly doubled his scoring in his sophomore year, but he’s still primarily known for dunking.
Butler fan wins opportunity for a halfcourt shot. Here’s video leading up to the shot. I need to get me a Gordon Hayward jersey. [via this guy]
I was only dimly aware of Esperanza Spalding (Grammy winner for ‘Best New Artist’) before last night. Wow is she talented.