Roundup: Fiscal Cliff Crisis Averted, Fail Video Compilation of 2012 & What's In/Out for 2013

Sofia Vergara … Fiscal Cliff crisis averted! … the definitive 2013 in/out listbeer became alcohol in Russia Tuesday … surprised a newspaper published this “who has a gun permit” map … if you like movies, must-read: The Making of Blues Brothers … fascinating 24 hours on the DC Metro … terms of service mess might have cost Instagram 25 percent of daily users … this is a crazy serial killer story … JR Smith talks about all of his tattoosHonduras seems a bit dangerousamateur gamblers did a great job against Vegas on the NFL in 2012 …

Florida State 31, Northern Illinois 10, in a snoozer of an Orange Bowl. [Herald]

Northwestern won its first bowl game since 1949, topping Mississippi State 34-20. [Times-Union]

Chuck Pagano, the Colts’ coach, talks cancer. [Star]

Is there a bubble for massive MLB TV deals? [Biz of Baseball]

Reggie Johnson, the Miami center, will miss about six weeks with a broken thumb. [CBS Sports]

Cleveland rookie Trent Richardson played nine games with broken ribs. [Cleveland.com]

The Carolina Panthers are searching for a new GM. This read covers just about everything. [Biz Journals]

Did you know Jordan Lynch went to Donovan McNabb’s high school? [SI]

Tissue from Ryan Freel’s brain will be donated to search for evidence of CTE. [Globe and Mail]

Richard Justice: No sport has ever had the kind of parity baseball currently has. [MLB.com]

You can’t totally blame Deron Williams for Avery Johnson’s firing. [Yahoo Sports]

Nice read on RG3’s leadership with the Redskins, despite being a rookie. [Post]

Rather thorough breakdown of Andy Reid’s firing. [Inquirer]

A 28-year-old Norwegian made a trick “kicks” video, and the Jets were interested in him. The man has never heard of Tom Brady, knows little or nothing about NFL rules. [NYT]

UNLV’s monumental upset of UNC in December 2011, when the Tar Heels were No. 1, is being called a “program-building” win. [Sun]

Moe Harkless, whom the Magic got in the Dwight Howard deal had a very nice slam last week.

A shark tank exploded in a mall. Sixteen people were injured; sharks, turtles, fish and sharks died. [via the Independent]

Watch this high school basketball player throw the ball off the backboard and dunk it – in traffic – last week. [via College Basketball Talk]

Got 14 minutes? Feel like laughing? [via Adam]

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