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Roundup: D-League Dunk of the Year; Parachute Malfunctions But Teenager Survives Jump From Airplane & Fight Club Sequel?

carmen electraCarmen Electra … Fight Club sequel may be happening … what movie scenes from The Godfather look like today … Apple profits from Oct-Dec were $13.1 billion, which was “lower” than what analysts expected … radio stations think you hate new songs, so they are offering “less variety than ever” … Iceland letting its banks fail actually worked … folk music singer Pete Seeger has died at the age of 94 … Nate Silver’s 538 has hired 15 new journalists at ESPN … CNN’s special episode of Justin Bieber’s arrest Friday was the highest-rated half-hour at the network that day … 16-year old girl survives jumping out of airplane after parachute malfunctions … 

Cool story about Bob Hooks, a former SMU football player who became a poker legend. [Poker News]

Edwin Pope, the former Sports Editor who has covered every Super Bowl, won’t be attending Super Bowl XLVII in New York. [Herald]

Joba Chamberlain said he has dropped 15-20 pounds thanks to a personal chef. [Detroit News]

Andre Dawkins gets hot, Duke beats up on Pitt for a nice road win. [News & Observer]

Bruce Feldman really likes LSU’s Odell Beckham as one of the best receivers in the 2014 draft. [CBS Sports]

“ESPN’s Internet Rollout Tests Television Cash Cow.” [Wall Street Journal]

Harris Poll: MLB is still the second most popular sport in the country despite consistently falling in this poll since 1985. [ESPN]

RIP Tom Gola, the Philadelphia rebounding legend who won an NBA title in 1956. [Philly.com]

Foul trouble once again slows Oklahoma State, Cowboys lose on the road at Oklahoma, 88-76. [Oklahoman]

How the Denver Broncos were built over the last few years. [NFL.com]

ESPN’s Ombudsman chimes in on the Dr. V putter story. [ESPN]

Nice read on the enigma that is Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch. [LA Times]

Did an SMU basketball player have a grade changed in high school so he could play in college? [WFAA]

[UPDATE: SMU has responded to the WFAA allegations.]

If there’s a “D-League dunk of the year” then Rashad James is a candidate for these two for the Reno Bighorns.

Do you know how hard it is to park a big ship like that?

In case you missed the Boston tribute to Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce Sunday. [via Hot Clicks]

Bill Hader does some really strong Star Wars impressions. [via Adam]

 

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