Roundup: The Downfall of Billy Gillispie, One-Legged High School Soccer Player Scores Goal & Watch a Bull Attack People

Nicola McLean, who is big in London … congrats to Bruce Arthur, who was voted Canada’s best columnist in 2012 … awesome photo: Shark or dolphin? … he was awarded $7.2 million for popcorn lung … this yellowfin tuna – over 420 pounds – could be worth $1 million … US News & World Report releases its college rankings … if you’re a writer, here’s a job to apply for … what a fantastic, detailed piece on the McRib … “I want my donkey back” says man arrested for bestiality … no more animated avatars on twitter … anyone seeing The Master this weekend? …

Giants 36, Panthers 7. Embarrassing performance from Carolina, which trailed 20-0 and never made it interesting. [Observer]

Right now it feels like Matt Flynn could be stuck as a career backup. [Green Bay Press Gazette]

Back when I was in newspapers, one of the most fascinating people I covered was JR Smith. This is a great read. [Grantland]

Remember when Billy Gillispie was killin’ it at Texas A&M? Taking the Kentucky job was the beginning of the end for the coach. [Wetzel]

The best thing you’ll read about Martellus Bennett, the touchdown maker, this season. [NYT]

What, if anything, will Bud Selig do if steroid cheat Melky Cabrera wins the NL batting title? [Sports on Earth]

Danny O’Brien has been benched by the Badgers. Joel Stave will start in his place against UTEP. [JS Online]

Boise State 7, BYU 6. Yup, that was the final score. [Statesman]

Some extended thoughts on the Robinson Cano/twitter/PED kerfuffle. [Sports Media Guy]

Adrian Beltre popped a 2-run homer in the 9th and the Rangers beat the Angels. Anaheim is dangerously close to missing the postseason. [OC Register]

Chris Paul said all the right things in this interview. Watch him bolt next summer. [GQ]

Stephen Davis, best known for getting jacked up on the sidelines at practice by his teammate, Michael Westbrook, over a decade ago, got arrested for not paying taxes. [WCNC]

Greg Norman thinks Rory McIlroy intimidates Tiger Woods. [Fox Sports]

Tight ends rule in the NFL. [Star Tribune]

This is terrible. Help find this criminal, Seattle! [via James]

I’ll continue to enjoy bull fights on my computer as opposed to live. [via Adam]

We haven’t posted anything about Kate Upton lately, so here you go. [via Hot Clicks]

A goat was struggling in the water. A pig jumped in to make the save!

Tremendous goal here by a high school player with one leg. [via Bzref]

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