Roundup: Washington Wizards Finally Win, Brandon Paul Beats Ohio State & Two Dog Videos (One Sad)

Elle McPherson … “Thieves Swipe Hundreds of Pounds of Frozen Meatballs” … if you text and walk, read this … incredible story of survival here, although the woman lost her toes … is Lindsay Lohan going to play Elizabeth Taylor in a movie? … double-murder rocks gated community in Tampa … “Why do smart kids grow up to be heavier drinkers?” … why were they having sex in a dead woman’s car? … after the Cowboys missed the playoffs, Tony Romo went to Vegasverified twitter accounts don’t come cheap … before you skydive, do some research … “Marijuana doesn’t harm lung function, study found” … Mitt Romney won New Hampshire; Ron Paul finished 2nd … Demi Lovato is back on the market …

Flip Saunders and the Wizards got their first win of the season, 93-78 over Toronto. It’s too important to save for Ballin’! [Wash Post]

Brandon Paul erupted for 43 points and Illinois stunned No. 5 Ohio State, 79-74. [Sun-Times]

This is the Friars’ best win over a ranked team, and might have Cardinal fans panicking: Providence 90, Louisville 59. [Courier-Journal]

Marcus Coker, the 2nd leading rusher in the Big Ten, is transferring from Iowa. [Gazette]

How can you not like the phrase, “SEC Fatigue?” [SI]

Brutal: Deep pockets Kent St. alum pulls $1 million donation because of something the school newspaper did. [Jim Romenesko]

Here’s the preliminary roster for the USA 2012 Olympic basketball team. [Sheridan Hoops]

Does anyone have better road wins than Baylor? The unbeaten Bears won at Kansas State last night, 75-73. [AP]

Tim Tebow did a really nice thing for a 16-year-old girl who had endured 73 surgeries in 10 years. [Denver Post]

The Redskins took down a Kyle Shanahan pep-talk video. [Bog]

ESPN’s got a blog being written by an anonymous high school basketball recruit. [Rush the Court]

Surprised the Boston papers are even writing like Tebow and the Broncos have a chance. Please. [Herald]

Kyle Prater, former stud recruit who went to USC, is transferring closer to home, and he’ll pick either Wisconsin or Northwestern. [Tribune]

Haley Barbour pardoned eight killers on his way the door as Governor of Mississippi. [LA Times]

Dog swims up to a fisherman. What’s a dog doing in the water? Oh, this is why. That’s a very sad ending. [via Adam]

Stacey King, who we’ve mentioned once this season, is clearly angling for an ESPN gig with this over-the-top foolishness.

Dog playing in the leaves needs no introduction. [via Adam]

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