Roundup: Powdered Alcohol Controversy, Brian Williams Raps 'Gin & Juice' & Florida Men Catch 800-Pound Shark

Lauren Stoner … 11-foot, 805-pound shark caught off coast of Florida actually fit into back of pick-up truck .. Portland has mastered the art of the mid-range jumper … this kid ate 100 peeps in two minutes … noted photographer caught trying to trade sex-for-Vogue shoot … imagine if your car caught fire driving through a lion’s denmom on vacation with kids was told by Disney employees to cover her cleavage … Las Vegas uses more water per capita than most communities in America … Laura Kopel is a budding internet butt model … after college, is the move to legacy media or a startup? … I don’t know any dads with this kind of weekend ‘leisure’ time … this one’s for you, skateboarders … yes, Anastasia Ashley has a great Instagrampowdered alcohol seems like an all-around bad ideaJessica Alba is the new face of ice cream

Clippers 138, Warriors 98 and now the series is knotted at one. Blake Griffin rebounded as expected, scoring 35 points on 17 shots. [LA Times]

It sure sounds like the Missouri basketball coaching job will be offered to Gregg Marshall of Wichita State, and if/when he rejects it, Ben Howland and possibly Archie Miller will be the next calls. [STL Today]

But it also sounds like Missouri AD Mike Alden is a really, really big problem. [STL Today]

An American, Meb Keflezighi, is the first American to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. [NYT]

Keflezighi was wearing Skechers. Another miss for Nike. [WSJ]

Yes, Nick Marshall, the best returning QB in the SEC, can throw the ball. [SI]

Kansas State is still dragging its feet with this Leticia Romero situation. Really, KSU? [KC Star]

The new Tennessee Vols basketball coach is … Donnie Tyndall. [CBS Sports]

“The killing of activists protecting land rights and the environment has surged over the past decade, with nearly three times as many deaths in 2012 than 10 years previously, a new report has found.” [Guardian]

Police in NY say the investigation into whether or not four South Carolina football players beat up a guy in a club is still open. [Go Gamecocks]

Craig Sager, who is undergoing treatment for leukemia: “I want to get the hell out of here and go to Vegas.” [Sports Illustrated]

Remember what we wrote last week about how drafting – and missing – on a QB the last few years has been hazardous to the health of GMs? Peter King agrees, says teams should wait until the 2nd or 3rd round to draft QBs this year. [The MMQB]

The price of beer at every MLB stadium. Arizona and Cleveland are the cheapest. Beer at Marlins games is the most expensive. [Business Insider]

Wait, so upon further review, maybe Missouri’s Michael Sam is draftable? [SB Nation]

What to make of Tom Savage, the QB who is supposedly rapidly rising up NFL draft charts? [NFL Draft Geek]

Big trash-talking tree fall hard. [via Herbie]

Josh McRoberts detonated on Birdman Easter Sunday. Too bad so few saw it.

Brian Williams raps, “Gin and Juice.”

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