Elizabeth Turner, a Guess model … Track Palin, the son of Sarah Palin, beat up his father and was arrested after an ugly family incident … there have been three sea lion attacks at the SF Aquatic Park in a week … Taylor Swift personally had a great year, but of course some ink-stained wretch at New York Magazine tried to find a negative in her Instagram post … Canadian bank finally does the right thing and released a family’s $846k inheritance … “Texas man admits beheading wife, gets 52-year prison term” … a power outage totally shut down the Atlanta airport on Sunday … “Brooklyn’s Newest Gimmick Is a Bar With Axe-Throwing” … Disney vs Netflix in the war on streaming … Amtrak derailment in Washington kills six, injuries over 75 on its first day of service …
Andrew Luck is returning from Europe this week. He was getting special treatment on his shoulder. [Indy Star]
Was Teddy Atlas so good at his job as a boxing analyst that the sport’s powers-that-be removed him from it? [LA Times]
My in-depth thoughts on the Patriots vs the Steelers; what might be LeBron’s plan with Lonzo and the Lakers. [Podcast]
The 76ers had to eat a loss to the Bulls because Joel Embiid sat out. Philadelphia wants him to play tomorrow at home. The 76ers have lost six of seven. [Philly.com]
Wait, the US is trying to hire a new National Team coach – Lauren Blanc turned down the job – even though they don’t have a President of US Soccer? [ESPN]
Justin Gatlin, the 100 meter champ, is under investigation because members of his team allegedly tried to buy performance-enhancing drugs. [Telegraph]
Imagine falling off a boat into the ocean and surviving for 28 hours. This story is so crazy, it became a book. [National Geographic]
Would NBC really bring back ‘The Office’ next year? [TV Line]
“The Daytona 500 of Ice Fishing.” [Outside Magazine]
I don’t totally understand this preview for Mortal Engines, but I’m certainly intrigued.
The Foo Fighters can still bring it.