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The “Should Football Players Skip Games For Their Child’s Birth?” Argument Is Pretty Much Moot Now


The web roundup for Thursday, November 8. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See anything that should be on SportsGrid? Send it to tips@sportsgrid.com. Now, our starting five.

1. Expectant father Charles Tillman playing this weekend after all.

Mike Florio: “Uh, never mind then. Carry on.” [SI.com]

2. Angry Lakers fan pepper sprays Jazz fan.

Look, we wouldn’t be happy if we were Laker fans either, but jeez. [Complex]

3. Wanted men steal Nick Saban cardboard cutout from gas station.

Is NOTHING sacred?! [Busted Coverage]

4. Tour de France champion out of hospital after collision with car while on bike.

No, not that Tour de France champion. [BBC Sport]

5. Not sports related, still important.

Can comic books save themselves by going digital?; post-Hurricane-Sandy weight gain (note: I can only speak for myself, but my roommate and I disgustingly overate for two nights in a row after it hit and we lost power, in order to lose as few items in the fridge as possible); Motorcycle gang’s real-life mall heist.

What’s on TV tonight.

Colts at Jaguars (NFL Network, 8 p.m.); Florida State at Virginia Tech (ESPN, 8 p.m.); Thunder at Bulls (TNT, 8 p.m.); Clippers at Trail Blazers (TNT, 10:30 p.m.); The Office (NBC, 9 p.m.); Parks and Recreation (NBC, 9:30 p.m.); Step Brothers (FX, 8 p.m.); It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX, 10 p.m.); The League (FX, 10:30 p.m.).

Food porn of the day.

Linguine with clams and artichoke hearts. [Cooking Fashionista via foodporn.net]

And finally, tonight…

This video is either a joke, or these people will not have jobs soon. [h/t r/videos]

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  • LuckyL

    Did you know “Moot” is a filthy Australian term for vagina? Probably the filthiest?


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