Warning: A bunch of college cheerleaders have the mumps
Over 25,000 cheerleaders and coaches descended on Dallas last month for the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship. All of them are now at risk for the mumps after it was discovered that someone who took part in the competition now has the virus. And no, the Oregon cheerleaders pictured above don't have them. I just needed a group shot so I used an old Cheerleader of the Week gallery.
Prince turns Carlos Boozer's house purple
I've been enjoying SI's new HOLDAT podcast with Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson, who are much more entertaining than I first expected. Anyhow, during yesterday's show, Boozer finally told the full story of when Prince rented his L.A. house for a season and transformed it purple. It's a great story and made me like Prince even more.
The NFL combine gets more ridiculous
The Charlotte Hornets are 28-37 this season but they do have one of my favorite cheerleaders. Meet Alexis, a proud member of the Charlotte Honey Bees and today's LLOD (click for full-size gallery).
This has to be a joke
The Royals held a team meeting about the dangers of porn addiction.
Here are all the billionaires in the world
Forbes put out is annual list. Mark Zuckerberg is 33 and has $71 billion.
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MLB Salaries in 1985
Ichiro, then and now
Odds & Ends
Good piece on yesterday's big Twitter spat involving Bill Simmons, J.J. Watt and others ... A triathlete was attacked by three guys with chainsaws (and they tried to cut his legs off) ... ESPN's Wright Thompson wrote a great profile of Ichiro ... The 2018 NFL free agent class isn't that impressive ... Matt Leinart had a nice comeback to this Twitter insult ... ?Kelly Obure Jr. is the latest NBA player to speak up about depression and mental health ... Richard Sherman appears to be on his way out of Seattle ... Dwyane Wade visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students ... Nothing like a near brawl after a garbage time dunk ... So bummed Jerry Jones caved and paid the NFL $2 million for fighting Roger Goodell ... The NYPD is about ready to arrest Harvey Weinstein ... The sons of Greg Allman and Dicky Bettsare now touring together.
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