Roundup: Ron Burgundy Shows Up in North Dakota Newscast, RIP Paul Walker & Anthony Davis Fractures Non-Shooting Hand

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Sure sounds like struggling Virginia football coach Mike London isn’t going to get canned. [Daily Progress]

JJ Redick is out 6-8 weeks with a bone fracture in his hand. [LA Daily News]

North Carolina 59, UAB 63: Yup, the Tar Heels have now lost to UAB and Belmont. And beaten Louisville. [Observer]

A year after the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the 12-0 high school football team has finally brought some joy to the town. [Fox Sports]

Anthony Davis fractured his non-shooting hand against the Knicks, and will be out at ‘indefinitely.’ If you hadn’t been paying attention, his sophomore season has been excellent: 18-10-3. [NOLA]

Florida has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease. [Florida Today]

“A secretive Air Force program recruits academy students to inform on fellow cadets and disavows them afterward.” [LA Times]

When asked if Michelle Beadle will be part of the NBC Olympics team in February, a spokesman said the network was still finalizing its plans. Right. [SI.com]

“A German police officer has been arrested on suspicion of killing and chopping up a man he met on the Internet who had long fantasized about being killed and eaten.” [AP]

Do you realize how good of a season Nick Foles is having? It’s historic, yet the Eagles’ QB is barely being talked about. [Philly.com]

NBC Sports to bid on UEFA Champions League rights? [Philly.com]

Sounds like it’s a ‘when’ not ‘if’ for Carlos Beltran and the Yankees. [NY Post]

Charlie Weis will be returning as head coach at Kansas. [KC Star]

Ron Burgundy anchored a newscast in North Dakota.

Check out this opossum. Look closer. It’s carries all of its babies! Cute, right?

Who doesn’t love a good Paul Rhodes emotional locker room speech? [via Wiz of Odds]

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