Hailey Clauson, model … the suicide bomber that set off a bomb near the Port Authority bus terminal was a 27-year old who lived in Brooklyn … when people are taking out 2nd mortgages to buy bitcoin, you know there’s a bubble … “Cadet Run Out of West Point After Accusing Army’s Star Quarterback of Rape” … Ryan Lizza of the New Yorker has been fired over “sexual misconduct” allegations … they’re shutting down ‘Bada Bing,’ the strip club portrayed in the Sopranos; the jiggle joint’s real name was Satin Dolls … Casablanca is 75 … chef Mario Batali accused of sexual harassment by multiple women … “Super rich shown to have grown out of ancient farming” … 57-year old David Duchovny from the X-Files is dating a 24-year old …
Kenyan Drake looked incredible and the Patriots didn’t cover a 3rd down in a game for the first time since 1991, losing to the Dolphins, 27-20. [Palm Beach Post]
Josh McCown had a career year, but it’s over now that he’s broken his hand. Will anyone go after the 38-year old in the offseason? [Newsday]
The Rockets dominated in the 4th quarter again and beat the Pelicans, pushing their NBA-best record to 21-4. [Houston Chronicle]
One of the more impressive NBA makeovers has come in Toronto, where the Raptors pivoted on the fly, and it’s working out. [NYT]
Missed it – thankfully – over the weekend: LaVar Ball has offered more criticism for Luke Walton. [OC Register]
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]
Sonny Dykes has left his job as TCU offensive analyst to become the head coach at SMU. [Dallas Morning News]
Kobe Bryant was not happy with ESPN. [The Spun]
I can’t tell if this movie is something I want to see or not. Just not a VR guy.
Victoria’s Secret model Taylor Hill doing gymnastics for a magazine.