Roundup: Maxim Honors Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend, a Good Tim Brando Story & Road Rage

maria_menounosMaria Menounos … man fleeing from police attacked by gator … Consumer Reports loves the Tesla Model S … “Boy suspended after sandwich thrown, but students mob Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Marsden High” … small town in Georgia finally holds integrated prom … if you’re into Snapchat, you should know thisBill Belichick sure looks comfortable in this photo … did John Legend cheat on Chrissy Teigen? … the college journalist of the year in Florida? A former commenter on this site … funny old school WWF glamour shots … “US judge receives 28-year jail term for his role in kids-for-cash kickbacks” … what’s going at the Village Voice? … boyfriend’s fart leads to knife fight … fast food employees all over St. Louis are striking …

Slow clap for Dan Wetzel: Michigan, NCAA should apologize to Chris Webber. [Yahoo Sports]

Enjoyed this piece on Tim Brando and his comments about Jason Collins revealing he’s gay. [Grantland]

Peter King, from inside the Rams draft room. Very good. [SI]

Dallas high school football contemplating $1 million scoreboard. [Valley Morning Star]

Fake dead girlfriend of Manti Te’o was 69th – hehe – on the Maxim Hot 100 list. [Philly.com]

“Monta Ellis and Larry Sanders nearly came to blows in the locker room after Game 3 of Milwaukee’s first-round sweep at the hands of defending champion Miami.” [CBS Sports]

Are Bob Huggins teams at WVU starting to remind you of his Cincinnati teams? That’s by design. [Times West Virginian]

Drudge siren to Republicans: “The nation’s unemployment rate would probably be nearly a point lower, roughly 6.5 percent, and economic growth almost two points higher this year if Washington had not cut spending and raised taxes as it has since 2011, according to private-sector and government economists.” [NYT]

Jason Collins coming out made Kenneth Faried happy – the Nuggets forward has two moms, and this is a very good story. [E60]

Search for basketball’s next great 7-foot center leads to India and China. [Yahoo Sports]

“College sports video games were designed to replicate actual players without using their names, a former Electronic Arts Sports executive producer said in his deposition as part of the Ed O’Bannon lawsuit.” [AL.com]

Are ‘hot hands’ in sports a real thing? [Well Blog]

She shot 132 of 135 on three-pointers in five minutes.

A collection of fantastic eyewitness interviews. [via Guyism]

Some road rage to start your day? [via Adam]

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