The Roundup: UNC Asheville's Amazing Victory, Staal on Staal Crime & the NFL Combine is Here

Jessica Biel … woman assaults roommate over girl scout cookies … I’m an Amanda Seyfried fan … elementary school students don’t like healthy cafeteria food … “An Earthquake is Brewing in U.S. Economic History” … Carlos Pena seems like a good dude … a political link: Paul Shirley calls Barack Obama a “coward” … was he really the size of a Coke machine? … Steve Spurrier drinking Coors Light, shirtless … these two met playing scrabble on their cell phones, and are getting married … photos of Gerard Pique and Shakira on a date … 25 years ago this week, Len Bias did this in North Carolina … “Mentally ill increasing strain on US prison system” …

Here’s a very comprehensive NFL Combine preview. [Rotoworld]

You don’t have to love or even like the NBA to enjoy this Patty Mills feature. [Columbian]

Dan Marino listed his house for sale for $15.9 million in 2005 – it just sold for $7.2 million. He bought it for $2.15 million in 1995. [Sentinel]

Agree with Woody Paige – the Nuggets front office did a fantastic job with the ‘Melo deal. [Denver Post]

Coco Crisp is funny. He also thinks he’s the fastest guy in MLB. [Thrillist]

Tyreke Evans of the Kings will be out for three weeks (plantar fasciitis). [Sac Bee]

A couple days late, but this column on Syracuse freshman Fab Melo getting yanked after four seconds is quite funny. [Post-Standard]

“This is still a great day for the Knicks, but it would’ve been so much greater if Dolan and Thomas weren’t so destructive.” Woj just floors Zeke with an upper cut. [Yahoo]

Here are some emails that were sent between University of Iowa employees during last month’s incident when 13 players were hospitalized. [Gazette]

I’m about as excited as Pete to see Cam Newton at the Combine this week. [Fox Sports]

“Why did I have to be half-White?,” Blake Griffin deadpanned. [PA Blog]

This is what Charlie Davies’ scar looks like. [Bog]

Here’s a very good takedown of Buzz Bissinger’s weak column about race and the NBA. [The Score]

Michigan’s offense will look different than last year. [Big Ten Blog]

Tell us how you really feel about Billups leaving Denver. [Post]

Eric Staal drilled his brother Marc Staal last night. He was penalized.

UNC Asheville dealt Coastal Carolina only its fourth loss of the season when Matt Dickey stole this inbounds pass and hit an amazing 3-pointer at the buzzer. If this happened in the Big East or ACC, it’d be running a loop on all 17 ESPN channels today. What a finish.

NASCAR fans. [via NESN]

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