Roundup: Tough End to a Great Year for the Jayhawks, Joey Votto is $225 Million Richer & Man Bites Off Bartender's Finger

Selena Gomez … “Small plane crashes into Florida supermarket” … the bizarre calculus of ER charges … fantastic read on actor Peter Dinklage … “Safe containing $10 million stolen from LA home” … the New Yorker has a slideshow on hoodies … be careful hitting friends and family with wrestling moves … “Man bites off bartender’s finger” … former student opens fire at nursing school, killing seven in Oakland … Whitlock wrote a really strong Zimmerman/Martin column … and here’s an exhaustive Zimmerman/Martin piece in the Times … glad to see the woman who walked into a propeller is recovering

Nothing to be ashamed of, Kansas fans. Great season. [KC Star]

Meyers Leonard, a 7-foot-1 center, has left the Illini for the NBA. [Illinois.com]

The Slide: The moment that begat a legacy of losing for the Pirates. Really enjoyed this. [Post-Gazette]

Giants pitcher Matt Cain signed a 5-year, $112.5 million deal. [SF Gate]

Seems like the Cincinnati media likes the Joey Votto deal. [Enquirer]

J’Covan Brown if leaving Texas early for the NBA draft. He’s probably a 2nd round pick. [Statesman]

First of many, many Tiger Woods pieces you’ll read this week. [GQ]

Jim Mora, how are things going at UCLA so far? [OC Register]

Rick Reilly wrote about Andrew Luck. [ESPN]

Twenty-three years later, Bruce Pearl apologized to former Illinois assistant Jimmy Collins. [Herald Review]

A third Watt brother is going to Wisconsin. TJ Watt is a Badger. [Journal-Sentinel]

Minor shoulder surgery for Percy Harvin of the Vikings. [Pioneer Press]

Dionte Christmas probably meant this tweet as a direct message. [Crossing Broad]

Mike Milbury is talking about skirts and hockey. [CBS Philly]

Really nice piece on recently-deceased Giorgio Chinaglia. [ESPN]

Kate Upton in a commercial wearing a bikini.

If you took Kentucky -6.5, you’re beyond thrilled with this travel, which was caused by Anthony Davis.

You watch this video – warning,it’s kind of disturbing – and wonder what the hell is wrong with people. [via Adam]

Anyone count the missed dunks by Kansas last night?

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