Roundup: Denver Favored Over Seattle in the Super Bowl, Richard Sherman is a Wrestling Heel & Rihanna Goes to Brazil

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The Super Bowl opened pick-em and quickly moved to Denver -2. [AP]

Richard Sherman, wrestling heel! [KC Star]

Michael Lombardi has made a lot of mistakes already as GM of the Cleveland Browns. [ESPN Cleveland]

Boston’s Henry Owens might be the next Clayton Kershaw. [Providence Journal]

LaVar Arrington on the Redskins changing their name: “It should be considered to be blatant racism.”  [CBS Local]

Tim McCarver will announce about 30 games on Fox Sports Midwest next season. [Post Dispatch]

Maria Sharapova got bounced from the Australian Open in the 4th round. [SI]

Return of the white wide receiver? [28 Sherman]

Should the Dolphins have let the Browns know Davone Bess was troubled when dealing him? [Miami Herald]

Tom Brady was just “ordinary, again” in the AFC Title game loss, according to a Boston columnist. [Boston Herald]

Marshawn Lynch is savvy: He trademarked Beast Mode, and is making money off of it. [ESPN]

Ranking the greatest Memphis Tigers basketball players of all-time. [Commercial Appeal]

The Detroit Lions asked Tony Dungy if he was interested in returning to coaching. He said no. [Free Press]

Nik Stauskas with a sweet dagger for Michigan in Wisconsin Sunday.

Half a million people have viewed this local news interview with a high school kid. [via Brobible]

Rajon Rondo to Jeff Green. It’s good to have Rondo back.

You’ve heard of a rap off? Dance off? Now, there’s something called a twerk off.

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