Roundup: Suspended For Kissing a Girl on the Hand, Shawne Merriman Bails During ESPN Interview & Jayhawks or Gayhawks?

nina agdalNina Agdal … 6-year old suspended for kissing a girl on the hand … Pope Francis is Time’s 2013 Person of the Year … a calendar of NYC taxi drivers … Shia LaBeouf sounds like such a doucheNevada’s Deonte Burton threw down a sweet dunk vs Cal … there’s a 100-year old bowling magazine … the biggest sports cheaters of 2013, led by Mike Tomlin … rents are too damn high … what is a 2013 best song list without any Taylor Swift? … “Man cited for panhandling with flute says he was trying to raise money for a sick friend” … bowl games with a movie twist! … Nevada family found after missing for two days in the wilderness where temperatures were freezing … abuse and misconduct in LA County jails

Before losing to Auburn, AJ McCarron spoke to … Alex Rodriguez. [AL.com]

Why hasn’t there been much new original holiday music released in nearly two decades? [Slate]

Oklahoma State male cheerleader reprimanded for sticking his foot out to trip a player late in Saturday’s game against Oklahoma. [Oklahoman]

There is a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show drinking game. Did you play it last night? [Thunder Treats]

The Vikings/Ravens finish as seen through … a poker hand? [Extra Mustard]

Moms of high school basketball players in Kentucky want a reality show. Really. [NYT]

Tim Riggins has no interest in a Friday Night Lights movie, dammit. Uh, why would they need another FNL movie? [Vulture]

Guy defends leaving Jadeveon Clowney off his 1st team All-SEC ballot. [Go Gamecocks]

An ambitious, perhaps misleading headline: Can running help save the NCAA? [Runner’s World]

Cleveland 109, New York 94. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points. The Knicks are 5-15 and Mike Woodson is in trouble. [NY Post]

Mark Prior, the one-time pitching phenom, has called it a career. [Rumors & Rants]

A photographer talks about what it was like shooting at the Lions/Eagles snow game. [News Journal Photo Blog]

Idiot, cigarette-smoking thief accidentally lights his pants on fire. [via Cartmaniak]

Shawne Merriman was polite about it, but didn’t seem to like all the questions about two of his houses burning down while he was a child.

Jayhawks or Gayhawks? It’s pretty clear Jack Harry said gayhawks, but he’s denying it, and his TV station is behind him. [via SI]

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