Roundup: Don Baylor Breaks Femur on Ceremonial 1st Pitch and Watch a Lamborghini Crash in London

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The Auburn athletic department reported an $865k deficit in 2013. It’s mostly due to having to pay Gene Chizik, the former football coach. [AL.com]

Good story on how “family values” propelled the Wisconsin Badgers to the Final 4. Wait, does that mean Arizona didn’t have family values? [Rivals]

The San Antonio Spurs have won 18 games in a row. They destroyed the struggling Pacers last night by 26. [Express-News]

The Indiana loss, combined with a Miami win, means the Heat are now in 1st place in the East. [Sun-Sentinel]

The rise and fall of Curtis Malone, the AAU kingpin who was also a major drug dealer. [Washington Post Magazine]

Very fair and balanced piece on NBA analytics. Said Rajon Rondo: “It doesn’t determine how hard you play. It can’t measure your heart. It can maybe measure your endurance. But when the game is on the line, all that goes out the window.” [Boston Globe]

Remember Tony Criswell, the Missouri forward? Well his father called into the Finebaum show Monday. Not a good look for Missouri coach Frank Haith. [Columbia Daily Tribune]

Division III defensive end announces to the world he is gay. [Out Sports]

The “Wolf Hunters of Wall Street.” You’re going to want to print this and read. It’s Michael Lewis. Few do it better. [NYT Magazine]

Yes, it’s pretty clear Phil Mushnick wrote one of the DeSean Jackson columns of the weekend. [Deadspin]

Cuonzo Martin removes his name from consideration for the Marquette coaching job. [247 Sports]

Do people still hate Zach Mettenberger’s NFL prospects? He’s a pros/cons list of the LSU QB who you know I think will be a strong NFL QB. [NFL Draft Geek]

“I believe there’s some benefit to having a very, very underlying ambitious nature with a surface of being very laid back,” says ESPN’s John Skipper. [CT Post]

Brian Phillips on his love for Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery. [Grantland]

Lamborghini crashes into two cars in London. [via Adam]

Mozgov destroyed Ed Davis on this dunk.

This looks so painful. Don Baylor broke his femur on a ceremonial 1st pitch last night. [via BroBible]

Conan takes the Texas Citizenship test, which was administered by Dirk Nowitzki. Wait for the Tony Romo joke after the 2:00 mark.


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