Roundup: TJ Simers Trashes Memphis in a Column & the Amazing Story of Being Carjacked by the Boston Marathon Terrorists

paula garcesPaula Garces … rats laugh when you tickle them … terrible sad story about the best man at a couple’s wedding later killing the bride … send a chick a drink on a flight from LA to Vegas … Jack McCallum of SI talks about getting the rare interview with Popovich … Florida, obviously: “Alligators and marijuana found at home” … strapless dresses have been banned from an 8th grade dance … TV interview with the guy in Massachusetts who found the Boston Marathon bomber in his boat … NYC’s “stop and frisk” program … does twitter have a credibility problem? …

After the Clippers lose by 12 to the Grizzlies, TJ Simers writes a column trashing Memphis. Again. [LA Times]

Well, this is certainly interesting: if you’re an elite football prospect who wants to play in the NFL, going to Kentucky or Oregon State makes sense. [Emory Business School]

How’d the Raiders recoup that lost 2nd round pick in the Carson Palmer deal? They can thank the Miami Dolphins. [Yahoo Sports]

The young man who was carjacked by the Boston Marathon terrorists talks about a terrifying 90 minutes. [Globe]

Very good piece on Chris Couch, the golfer who ran into trouble in New Orleans and never seemed to get help to figure out what the hell happened. [Golf Channel]

Peter Lalich, a former high school star who went to my rival high school, talks about alcohol derailing his college career. He may get drafted this weekend. [Wash Post]

I kind of love this: “Poker Players’ Arms Give Away Their Hands.” [Scientific American]

How the playoff-bound Islanders were built. [The Score]

Former NFL player: “I just think that would be a very, very tough environment for someone to come forward and say they have different sexual orientation.” [Sentinel]

Hey Danny Hurley, nice perks. [NBC 10]

“The woman, an off-duty US navy sailor, knocked the knife from his grasp, broke it in two, bit his hand, wrestled him to the ground and put him in a stranglehold between her thighs.” [The National]

Nina Agdal. Dancing around. To songs. [via Hot Clicks]

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