Gal Gadot, who was the best thing about the Justice League … man makes a joke about a Chinese official in a private chat on an app; gets five days in jail … “Staring into a baby’s eyes puts her brain waves and yours in sync” … attendance-wise, it was a rough Sunday in the NFL … “The 25 Biggest TV Deaths and Cast Departures of 2017” … are you saving enough money? … “Clinton-related email scandals accounted for more sentences than all of Trump’s scandals combined” … digital purge continues: Cracked laid off 25 staffers … “Florida man who smashed mosque windows, left bacon gets 15-year sentence” …
How Baker Mayfield is like Bitcoin; why college football stars should skip bowl games; and there’s a way the Giancarlo Stanton trade is like Kevin Durant’s free agency decision. [Podcast]
Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 47 and the Pacers are now five games above .500. [Indy Star]
Jozy Altidore and Toronto are MLS Cup champs. [Star]
Jim Harbaugh wants a 16-team playoff. I’m cool with that. [AP]
Without Joel Embiid, the 76ers lost to the Pelicans and fell to .500. [Philly.com]
Peru’s soccer captain tested positive for a banned substance, so Paolo Guerrero will miss the World Cup next year. It’s Peru’s 1st trip to the World Cup since 1982. [SI.com]
Does it mean anything that longtime Carolina Hurricanes owner has sold his stake in the team? [Hartford Courant]
Not only are the Chargers tied for 1st in the AFC West; they’re tied for the final Wild Card spot, too. [LA Times]
Papa John used to be tight with Rick Pitino. But it got ugly for the two in 2017. [Courier-Journal]
The new Jurassic Park movie looks tremendous.
Chance the Rapper gave it a shot as a weatherman.