Demi Lovato … DMX plead guilty to dodging taxes, tried to live a cash lifestyle from 2010-2015 … two years after her marriage ended, Kaley Cuoco is engaged again … 137 economists are supporting the GOP tax reform bill … “Opossum breaks into liquor store and gets drunk as a skunk” … even if you’re not a Jay-Z fan, this Q&A is worth reading … “Buffalo area has shortest life expectancy in the state” … the verdict that this was an “accidental” shooting by a convicted felon absolutely disgusts me … “Bali volcano eruption photos explained” … Kim Jong Nam, who was killed by nerve gas, had the antidote in his backpack at the time of his murder …
My podcast: Why the College Football Playoff should add more teams, and in life, you’ve gotta have a backup plan or two. The Tennessee Vols clearly didn’t. [Fox Sports Radio]
Shohei Ohtani says no to the Yankees, leaving the Mariners, Giants, Angels and perhaps even Padres and Dodgers as landing spots. [NY Post]
Gus Malzahn decided to pass on Arkansas and stay at Auburn. [Auburn 24/7 Sports]
I like Kirk Cousins a lot, and I would love the idea of the Jets trying to grab him this offseason. [SI.com]
“The Trick-Shot QB Who Played His Way Into Trump’s Inner Circle.” [Politico]
Tiger Woods was tight with Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley … and then his wife caught him cheating. And Woods has basically ghosted MJ and Barkley ever since. [Undefeated]
Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith suffered an Achilles injury and is out for the season. [Sun]
Greg Schiano’s saga is over a week old. And there’s still some media madness going on regarding what happened. I thought this piece was slanted, but read it and decide for yourself. [Slate]
Here’s video of a cop accidentally tasing his partner while they were making an arrest.
Nanny thwarts package thief with a tackle.