Adrianne Palicki … GI Joe had a great weekend at the box office … they’re killing district attorneys in Texas … for those of you who don’t know what “all chalk” means … bacon condoms … three dead in 95-car accident … great storytelling here from Mark Cuban … Ray Ratto hates Opening Day … German flea circus wiped out by cold weather …
A small town in Indiana is still upset the Plumlees left. [News & Observer]
Dan Wetzel caught up with former Michigan point guard Rumeal Robinson, who is in prison in New Orleans. [Yahoo Sports]
Andrew McCutchen is now the face of the Pirates franchise. [Post Gazette]
You knew at some point, negativity toward Florida Gulf Coast was coming: “The university trampled over Florida panther habitat at the behest of a Big Ag benefactor.” [Mother Jones]
Ryan Harrow, Kentucky’s point guard, is transferring to Georgia State to be closer to his father, who had a stroke last year. [AJC]
The Sunday night MLB opener: Houston 8, Texas 2. [Dallas Morning News]
Bill Plaschke wrote this and it’s really, really sad. [LA Times]
It’s possible that Manu Ginobili’s hamstring injury will have him miss some of the playoffs. [News-Express]
If you like NFL Smokescreens, then you’ll love this story about the Jeff George one when he was coming out of Illinois. [NFL.com]
Why would anyone believe any MLB owner who says they’re not making money? Liars, all of them. [Herald]
The Tampa Bay Bucs were nothing special in 1995-1996, but something great came out of the front office: The Tampa 7. [SI]
The Knicks beat the Celtics and have won eight in a row. [Times]
Budding Ohio State hoops star LaQuinton Ross says he’s returning for his junior year. [Dispatch]
Bobby Valentine: The New York media is smarter than the Boston media. [Post]
People can’t stop writing stories about Jay Bilas. [Observer]
Two years old, but here’s Nik Stauskas, the Michigan sharpshooter, making 102 three-pointers in five minutes.
Ever wondered what it’s like to show a vending machine get tossed into a shredder? Wonder no more.
It’s NFL draft month! Here’s a classic Mel Kiper clip.
Six weeks old, but still full of awesome. [via Pour Me Coffee]