Heather Graham … slideshow of sports movies in the Academy Awards … if this story emerged in the summer, it would have been a full post … a story in Esquire on the Warriors’ new owner … Seton Hall had a press release ready in 2010 when it thought Herb Pope was dead … Myth Building, Mad Men, And Joe Paterno … Chelsea Handler went on Howard Stern and said a lot of stuff about a lot of people … Germany is the new America (economically) … “I might have tacos” … get well soon, Demi Moore …
Spurned by Chip Kelly, the Bucs have turned their attention to … Mike Sherman? [Tampa Bay Times]
Naturally, Tampa fans and former QB Shaun King are not thrilled with the idea of Sherman as coach. [Joe Bucs Fan]
One paper’s take on Gannett acquiring Big Lead Sports. [WSJ]
Probably the 2nd most significant injury in the NBA this season: Luol Deng has a torn ligament in his wrist, and may need surgery, which would end his season. [Tribune]
How one Vegas oddsmaker set a line for the Super Bowl. [LA Times]
Damn, look at all those Boston College Eagles in the Super Bowl. [ATL Eagle]
What renovated Rupp Arena might look like. [KSR]
This should go without saying, but college football recruits, please be smart on twitter. [Sports Illustrated]
Did you know Bob Knight hasn’t been back to Bloomington since he was fired in September 2000? [WSJ]
Anyone excited for upcoming recruiting battles? [Bruce Feldman]
Seth Davis examines how Murray St built its undefeated team. [SI]
A strong candidate for news reporter outtake of the year (1987?). [via Adam]
Miranda Kerr as Wonder Woman? Ok.
In the event you missed Jermaine O’Neal flip out on Dwight Howard the other night. O’Neal is lucky Howard is a chill dude.
Thrill-seeker or idiot? [via Adam]