Beyonce, who gave holiday shoppers a surprise over the weekend … conservatives are spending a lot to fight action on climate change … Mariah Carey took a photo in a bikini in the snow … while officer is arresting a man, he proposes to his girlfriend … “Denver man accused of trying to hire inmates to kill woman he raped” … very good read for people who enjoy journalism on the web: the veracity of viral … TV critic is disappointed with ‘The Walking Dead’ … good in-depth look inside Bloomberg View … the oral history of Donna Martin losing her virginity … the Economist’s ‘Country of the Year’ is Uruguay … Sean Penn’s daughter is now modeling … Mike Francesa fans may want to vote on this … Cracker Barrel is selling Duck Dynasty merch again …
Notre Dame’s leading scorer, Jerian Grant, had an “academic matter” and he’s not going to be enrolled at Notre Dame for the rest of the 2013-2014 season. [Notre Dame]
Must-read if you were a fan of NBA Jam. [Denver Post]
Orien Greene, a former Florida guard, may never be able to play international basketball again because he had people taking his urine tests for him. [True Hoop]
The Jets are 7-8, but if you look at their point differential, they should only have 4-5 wins. [Football Perspective]
Fantastic news: Cocktails could help you from getting sick. [Mother Jones]
ESPN’s Gameday extended to three hours this season, so naturally ratings were down this season vs. last. [Sports Business Daily]
Ronda Rousey: “”How long ago was it that Kim Kardashian had dicks in her mouth and now she’s selling my little sister shoes?” [Fox Sports]
Study says a winning sports team means people have sex. But, uh, what about Cowboys fans? [British Medical Journal]
Damontre Harris, a transfer from South Carolina, has been kicked off the Gators hoops team before ever playing a game. [ESPN]
WWE fans, this is for you.
I know I’m in the minority, but I think Kevin Hart is funny.
The Memphis Tigers got their Globetrotter on Saturday night.
Evan Turner of the 76ers hit a nice game-winner Friday night against the Nets.
Eddie Vedder and Julie Andrews signing Shattered? Not quite, but close.