Roundup: ESPN's Importance to Disney, Tubby Smith Goes to Texas Tech & Sideline Reporter Leaves for MLB Network

Nikki Leigh … kids fight on a school bus leads to one mom shooting another … “Use of Food Stamps Swells Even as Economy Improves” … what it’s like to bump into Ryan Howard and Cliff Lee in the streets of Philly … SI has a ‘best of bodypainting’ slideshow2013 national magazine award finalists … BBQ myths! … the problem with twitter … just how important to Disney is ESPN? … Hayden Panettiere shows off her incredible bikini body … In and Out burger is headed to Miami in 2014 … “Male bats found to perform oral sex on females” … massive cheese heist

Utah 112, Portland 102, and the Jazz are now half a game up on the Lakers for the 8th playoff spot. [Salt Lake Trib]

Willie Cauley-Stein is returning to Kentucky for his sophomore season. [UK Athletics]

Kentucky guard Archie Goodwin though, is headed to the NBA. [Herald Leader]

Kristin Akra has left MASN, where she covered the Nationals, for the MLB Network. [DC Sports Bog]

Tubby Smith just became the 4th Texas Tech basketball coach in the last four seasons. [Red Raiders]

Angels 3, Reds 1 in 13 innings. [Times]

For whatever reason, TMZ has video of Magic Johnson’s gay son walking down Sunset Boulevard. [TMZ]

This is exhaustive – every NBA player comparison Jon Rothstein of CBS has made this year. [Daly Dose of Hoops]

What are the NFL draft prospects for these Game of Thrones characters? [The Sideline View]

So the Jaguars are doing defensive lineman, right? [Times Union]

Over the last 10 years, no MLB team who finished with the worst record in Spring Training has made the postseason. The Angels had the worst Spring Training record in 2013. [WSJ]

Around the 1:58 mark, watch a woman pass out during this stupid Spring Break competition.

March Madness trick shots in an office, courtesy of Tosh.O. [via Bilas]

Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno addressed the Tonight Show rumors with this song.

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