Alessandra Ambrosio at the Vanity Fair party … “DWI Suspect Hit by His Own Car While Running Away From Police” … Google is selling Zagat? I’m not sure how it can be if Google is selling it … lists where bartenders-say-this-bar-is-cool are dumb because everyone has a different feeling for what’s cool … Malcolm Gladwell previously wrote about this: School shootings want to out-do others … Nashville’s mayor has resigned after a sex scandal involving her head of security … homicides and shootings were down significantly in 2017 vs 2016 … more and more NFL owners don’t want players protesting … wild story about how hacked emails ended up torching a newspaper writer’s career … porn star Stormy Daniels has suing President Donald Trump …
Here’s an NBA Mock Draft that has Marvin Bagley falling to the 5th spot. [The Run Sports]
Penny Hardaway could replace Tubby Smith as the head coach at Memphis. Yes, really. [CBS Sports]
Why Saquon Barkley can’t be the #1 overall pick; if Lamar Jackson has to try out at receiver, Josh Allen has to try out at tight end; and why the Vikings are going to the Super Bowl if they get Kirk Cousins. Plus, as usual, LeBron. [Podcast]
If I had to guess, no, Bill Belichick isn’t listening to anyone anymore. That includes Bob Kraft. [NBC Sports]
Nice piece catching up with Sam Hinkie, Mr. Process. But the worship heaped upon him from random people at a conference is kind of embarrassing. [The Ringer]
Christian McCaffrey of the Panthers helped save someone’s life on Saturday. [Panthers.com]
The Athletic probably doesn’t hire young writers for two reasons: 1) They don’t have followings, and the Athletic needs to hire people who are known entities, because who subscribes to read people they don’t know? and 2) The “front office” has spent its career working in newspapers, and they’re hiring people they know. [Sports Media Guy]
It’s the offseason, so time for Miko Grimes to chime in on her husband’s NFL future. [Joe Bucs Fan]
“NC Police Department Apologizes After Footage Of White Officer Beating, Tasing Restrained Black Man Is Released.” [Blavity]
The more oversight to youth sports, the better. I know not all parents can get involved, but I make sure to attend as many practices as possible. [News & Observer]
We all agree: LeBron is going to the Lakers, right?
Here’s a mountain lion stalking a photographer. This is scary.
Ben Simmons … wait for the one-handed alley-oop finish.