Sara Sampaio, a Sports Illustrated model … actor Michael Douglas said he did not masturbate in front of a former employee 32 years ago … a former sportswriter, editor, and roommate of mine, is leaving sports … crocodiles sticked their noses through the ice to survive North Carolina’s arctic blast … “Portland’s top brass said it was OK to swipe your garbage–so we grabbed theirs” … more fallout from the Louis CK sexual harassment allegations … Gal Gadot is the new face of Revlon …
Enjoyed this story about the how the Steelers defense is handling the post-Ryan Shazier era, but left out is the bad showing vs the Ravens and losing to the Patriots. [SI.com]
Really nice read on the Gottlieb brothers, one who has a radio show and is an announcer, the other who is an assistant coach at Oregon State. [Oregonian]
Journalist who is writing a book on the poker circuit enters a tournament … and wins. [Poker Stars]
The Seattle Seahawks may be playing a game in London in 2018. That’s a long trip. [Seattle Times]
If you want to play the blame game in New England, it’s gotta be Bob Kraft. Also, two former Patriots talk about Patriots politics. [Podcast]
It didn’t matter how ugly it was, the Buffalo Bills playoff game set ratings records in Western New York. [Buffalo News]
Stan Van Gundy is so upset of ESPN’s coverage of LaVar Ball, he’s not going to work with the network before the Pistons next TV game! [Freep]
Is Lonzo Ball worth the headache of LaVar Ball? For now, of course he is. [BBall Breakdown]
Just how much money are the Cavs going to offer Isaiah Thomas? It’s unlikely anyone will top it. [ESPN]
Looks like former Georgia star QB Jacob Eason is going to transfer to Washington and play for Chris Petersen. [Seattle Times]
No, the Lakers don’t regret drafting Lonzo Ball.
Loved this view of Alabama’s game-winning TD pass. Yes, I’m still watching this pass.
The Raptors/Hawks ending was pretty lit. Including the dust-up between DeRozan and Dragic.