Roundup: Cowherd & Beadle Joked About Her Contract Negotiations on Sportsnation; Pulitzer Winners & Boise State's Chris Petersen is Underpaid

Nicole Scherzinger … marijuana is for dinner … incomprehensible: “Teacher ‘had sex with a student while her daughter slept in the SAME bed” … it’s been five years since the shootings on the Virginia Tech campus … wait, so Allison Williams wasn’t plucked for her role in Girls because of her YouTube video? … WWE’s Wrestlemania was a major hit! … this story – The Stranger – won a Pulitzer … the Tennessee athletic department has cut 17 full-time positions … Onion-worthy headline: “German man flees partner who demanded way too much sex” … boy finds his mom 25 years later

Good NFL draft column: Sifting through the Vikings subterfuge, as the 3rd pick will be crucial to the Top 10. [Star Trib]

Even at $11.74 million over five years, Boise State’s Chris Petersen is underpaid. [Statesman]

Three-point shooting power forward Evan Smotrycz is transferring from Michigan to Maryland. Nice get for Mark Turgeon. [Sun]

Late goal propels Boston to victory over Washington, and 2-1 series lead in the NHL playoffs. [Globe]

A bank in Iowa City is suing former Hawkeye Tim Dwight. [Gazette]

Some thoughts on NBA players getting paid in the Olympics. [New Yorker]

Bill Livingston asks, “could the NFL be losing its grip on fans?” Uh, no. [Plain Dealer]

It’s early in his career, but Eric Hosmer could be on pace to put up some historic numbers for the Royals. [Star]

Wesley Morris, the talented critic, is a Pulitzer winner. [Globe]

Sara Ganim, 24, now has a Pulitzer on her resume for her work on the Sandusky/Penn State mess. [Penn Live]

Defending potential 1st round pick Janoris Jenkins. [NE Patriots Draft]

“3 Vietnamese bloggers charged over their writing.” [AP]

Taxes are due today, so there’s this nugget: “the top 20% of income earners paid 70% of federal taxes in 2007.” [WSJ]

Cowherd and Beadle joked about her contract negotiations on Sportsnation. [via Adam]

Here’s an F-bomb on Hannity.

This looks fun, dangerous.

That’s a lot of bacon to devour. [via Hot Clicks]

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