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Roundup: 78-Year Old Grandma Goes on 1st Roller Coaster Ride, Archie the Comic Book Character Dies & the Decline of Entertainment Weekly

taylor swiftTaylor Swift … the 50 Most Comfortable Prisons in the World … awesome graphic on just how deep Flight 370 may be in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Australia … the comic book character Archie will die in July … city official stashed meth pipe in his rectum … this is just altogether stupid … soccer/lacrosse player on the mend after fracturing skull on header … NY and Paris losing ground as “World’s Top Destinations” … Luke P has some thoughts on David Beckhamexecution by flamethrower in North Korea … “Long Island nursing home sued over alleged stripper party” … did Taco Bell interns invent the Doritos Tacos in 1995? … Miami policeman in Internal Affairs was arrested for allegedly helping cocaine traffickers … got kids under 2? Keep them off the tablet … sounds like Rahm Emanuel has some major explaining to do … Leonard Nimoy’s sick Bel Air home … “Miami woman charged with role in animal torture sex fetish porn video” … sorry Class of 2018, Stanford was the toughest school to get into …

Is Dorial Green-Beckham’s latest suspension connected to this first-degree burglary? [Post-Dispatch]

The decline of Entertainment Weekly, a magazine I don’t think I’ve physically seen since the 90s. [Roger Ebert.com]

“The NCAA reaps $11 billion from its 14-year contract with CBS and Turner Sports to broadcast the Division I men’s basketball tournament.” [Business Week]

Clemson guard Brandon Thomas tore his ACL during a private workout with the New Orleans Saints. [NOLA.com]

What’s it like to be a D-League coach? Lang Whitaker found out. [NBA.com]

The Anaheim Angels sound like the new MLB analytic kings. [OC Register]

Shabazz Napier’s “One Shining Moment of Truth.” [New Yorker]

Former Texas Tech QB Graham Harrell’s next stop might be as an offensive coordinator in high school football. [KCBD]

Hockey photographer shares his 10 favorite images. [Getty Images]

Very cool story about the Miami Heat’s “Minor League” team, the Sioux Falls Skyforce. This probably will become a trend in the NBA. [NYT]

In-depth look at running back size, stats, and speed. [Rotoworld]

Oregon Ducks point guard Johnathan Loyd is going to try out for wide receiver on the football team. He’s used up all his basketball eligibility, but he can play football. [ESPN]

Connecticut 79, Notre Dame 58 and the Huskies have captured the men’s and women’s National Championships. [Courant]

Rad story on Marcin Gortat, who definitely has athletic genes. He didn’t start playing basketball until 17, and within a year, he was on the Poland national team. [Wash Post]

A timeline of the Indianapolis Pacers highs and lows this season. Surprisingly, the rumored Lance Stephenson – George Hill fight didn’t make it in. [Indy Star]

Mistakes happen. Here are a dozen or so TV stations saying that Andy Rooney died this week. [via Adam]

John Calipari and the Lakers? Nah, not happening.

My favorite One Shining Moment – 1998.

Little kid goes through his first car wash. I can’t wait to do this with my kids this Spring.

Very cool: 78-year old Grandma goes on her first roller coaster ride.

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