Athletes and Their Cars
Michael Vick may still be trying to figure out his role in Philadelphia, but at least his finances are figured out. The Eagles quarterback has paid off all his debts and is officially out of bankruptcy. So like any respectable athlete, Vick bought himself a fleet of cars, which he shows off on his website.
Who Needs a GM?
Colts owner Jim Irsay asked fans on Twitter whether the team should sign free agent Ed Reed.
Grossest Toes in the Game
Congratulations to Rockets guard James Harden for that disgusting distinction.
Lovely Lady Roundup
Emily Sears is an Australian model and freelance writer whose “normal is your never” (according to her Instagram profile, at least) … Hilary Rhoda is now engaged to former NHL pest Sean Avery. Here’s some of her best SI Swimsuit photos … I received a request from Niles in Seattle requesting I show some love to Christen Dye, a finalist in Maxim‘s Hometown Hotties contest.
Squats for a Subway Ride
In perhaps the greatest Olympic promotion of all time, subway stations in Moscow have added new machines which allow passengers to do 30 squats in exchange for a train ticket.
Who’s Sexting Andy Murray?
Prankster Rafael Nadal has been having some fun with Andy Murray‘s cell phone.
Ranking SI’s College Basketball Preview Covers
SI’s annual college basketball preview is out this week with four covers depicting the sport’s biggest rivalries. This motivated me to look through SI’s old college basketball previews and come out with my personal Top 10 covers. Larry Bird is No. 1. The rest are in the gallery above.
Odds and Ends
Erin Andrews shared some workout secrets with Self Magazine … Maria Sharapova will cover the Winter Olympics for NBC … Here’s a cool collection of NFL logos redesigned as European soccer badges … This prep football coach in Arkansas refuses to punt, field punts or kickoff … A Chicago woman took an alligator with her on the train … Neil Young turned 68 on Tuesday. Here’s a performance of Comes a Time with wife Pegi at the 2013 Bridge School Benefit.
Chocolate Thunder Video Of The Day
On this day in 1979, Darryl Dawkins famously broke a backboard during a 76ers-Kings game.
The NBA’s Angriest Referee
Joey Crawford, who once kicked Tim Duncan out of a game for laughing while sitting on the bench, scolded a ball boy over his poor performance with a mop.
When All Else Fails
Georgetown’s Shayla Cooper tried to block a shot with her sneaker after falling to the court during Tuesday’s game against Richmond.