Roundup: Klay Thompson's 60 vs Kobe's 81, Tomi Lahren Blows Up & Alabama QB Transfers

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Roundup: Klay Thompson's 60 vs Kobe's 81, Tomi Lahren Blows Up & Alabama QB Transfers

Roundup

Roundup: Klay Thompson's 60 vs Kobe's 81, Tomi Lahren Blows Up & Alabama QB Transfers

Melissa Benoist, aka Supergirl … Tomi Lahren’s 24, went to UNLV, and is already all over TV for saying inflammatory things about Colin Kaepernick, among others … this will make you sick to your stomach: “Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free” … are these really the best dresses of 2016? … rough time to be a college journalist: “Free-Speech Groups Describe Campus Media as Besieged” … warning: I couldn’t make it through this story on a family trying to rebound after a toddler accidentally shot and killed his older sister … I didn’t know Snapchat Spectacles were a thing? … “British Villagers Are Baffled by Flocking Chinese Tourists” … student writes snapchat handle on his test; two days later, he started a sexual relationship with his teacher, who was engaged …

Perhaps the best sign MLB had a great year: Gambling on the sport hit an all-time high. One billion was spent gambling on MLB, or double the number from 2010. [ESPN Chalk]

Ohio State was a 21-point home favorite against Florida Atlantic and lost, 79-77, in overtime. [Cleveland.com]

This is a terrific profile of Andrew Luck, the best young QB in the NFL. [Bleacher Report]

Al Horford’s concussion ordeal sounded very unpleasant. [Globe]

Checking in on Jayson Williams, the former NBA player who accidentally killed a limo driver. [NY Post]

What’s it like playing for the Warriors D-League team? [WSJ]

Richard Sandomir of the Times talks about how much covering sports media has changed over the last 25 years. [Poynter]

Knicks 114, Heat 103. Carmelo scored 35. The Knicks have won four straight and host the Cavs tonight with a chance to pull within two games in the East. [NYDN]

Former Alabama QB Blake Barnett has landed at Arizona State. He’s got three years of eligibility left. [AL.com]

How bad of a boat driver do you have to be to let this ferry hit you?

Kobe’s 81 vs Klay’s 60. Who you got?

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