Claudia Galanti, a model … “Cicadas’ Cycles Control Their Predators” … Shaun White cut his hair off … “Man shot at St. Pete pizza joint had been complaining about slow service” … cool: the history of Marvel Comics … Dick’s Sporting Goods has suspended the sales of rifles … “Rupert Murdoch Wants Stricter Gun Laws After Newtown, But Fox News Doesn’t Get the Memo” … Maple Syrup heist in Quebec … any instagram photo you take after Jan. 16th can be used by the company … as the Newtown blame game continues, we’ve reached “Hollywood” … if you see a cop with his seat belt off, don’t try to stop him and get him to put on his belt … TIME’s person of the year: Barack Obama … a sign the college bubble may be popping? …
Powerful story about soccer violence in Argentina. [Outside]
Good breakdown of why the Yankees can’t trade Curtis Granderson. [LoHud]
Iowa lottery winners want to fund a new high school football stadium – and paint the visitors locker room pink. [Des Moines Register]
You know who’s getting paid these days? College football assistant coaches. [USA Today Sports]
ESPN shows hypocrisy by suspending Parker for insensitivity. [Herald]
Matt Bush, a former No.1 MLB pick, took jail over probation because he didn’t trust himself not to drink and do something stupid again. [Tampa Bay Times]
New Jersey is now the hotbed for high school basketball talent – not NYC. [Times]
Life can be difficult for MLB players in the rumor mill. [ESPN]
“A jury has returned a $17.3 million verdict against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling in a lawsuit by an actress who lost most of her belongings in a fire at a West Hollywood apartment building he owns.” [KPCC]
The oral history of Fire Joe Morgan. [The Classical]
RG3 jerseys have sold more this year than any other player in the six years the league has been tracking jersey sales. [ESPN]
Popular Philly weather girl sings. [via Crossing Broad]
And out tumble the cows!
Eagle nearly snatches kid at park. Real or Fake? Here’s the claim that it is fake.
Chris Farley passed away 15 years ago yesterday.