Brooklyn Decker … “Attention Spans Have Dropped from 12 Minutes to 5 Seconds — How Social Media is Ruining Our Minds” … teacher arrested for throwing hash browns at drive-thru window … what the hell is wrong with people? Disturbing video … this outfit is an attention-grabber … the most influential men of 2011 … a penthouse in NYC was sold for $88 million … Jason Sudeikis is apparently dating Olivia Wilde … by the age of 23, 1/3 of Americans have been arrested … 25 years after swallowing a pen, it is recovered from a woman’s stomach (yes, the pen still writes) … another strong review for the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo … no Winter Ball for high school because the students won’t stop grinding …
Interesting 2012 sports media predictions. [SBJ]
Marquette is unbeaten no more after suffering a 67-59 loss to LSU. [NOLA]
Arron Afflalo will re-sign with the Nuggets for 5-years, $43 million. [ESPN]
Very strong reporting here: Bernie Fine’s home – a hangout for boys. [Post-Standard]
Kobe isn’t asked by the Lakers for his thoughts on free agent moves. Also, he didn’t want to talk about his pending divorce. [Yahoo Sports]
Big upset in college hoops: Davidson 80, Kansas 74. Nice payback by Davidson following that 2008 Elite 8 NCAA tournament loss. [KC Star]
Former big-time football prospect Jimmy Johns is getting his act together. [AL.com]
No surprise at all that the Penn State scandal is the AP’s sports story of the year. [AP]
A heart abnormality caused Chuck Hayes to fail his physical, so the contract he recently agreed to with the Kings has been voided. [Sac Bee]
I’m not a Bob Knight fan, but this is well done. [Dispatch]
UT Chattanooga suspends player for tweets bashing the team’s coach. [Times Free Press]
Nevada is really struggling to sell tickets to the Hawaii bowl. [RGJ]
Tim Tebow, faith, and football. [TIME]
The IRS claims Santana Moss owes them some money. [Detroit News]
Ken Pomeroy has some thoughts on that Baylor/BYU classic from the weekend. [Ken Pom]
Take 12 minutes and watch the greatest fails of 2011. You’ll laugh. Repeatedly.
I saw this on Good Morning America, so it must be true. That object being thrown? A computer monitor.
Chris Paul’s preseason debut included a few flashy moves. Here are all 17 of his points.