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Bored Rich Man Gives $8,500 To Guy On Twitter For Predicting AFC Championship Game Score


The web roundup for Wednesday, January 23. 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. Jim Irsay: chillest bro who also owns an NFL team around.

When he announces a weird, spur-of-the-moment Twitter giveaway, dammit, he follows through. [Deadspin]

2. De’Anthony Thomas: most exciting player in college football, best Twitter account in college football.

No, Mamba, it is not weird. Not even a little. [Sharapova's Thigh]

3. Derek Jeter got the slightest bit political.

Not earth-shattering, but it surprised us all the same. [Columbus Dispatch]

4. Tim Brown goes back on kinda sorta saying Bill Callahan threw the Super Bowl.

But only kinda sorta goes back. [Shutdown Corner]

5. Not Sports Related, Still Important.

Why Most People Who Win The Lottery Become Unhappy; Dredd might be gay; What This Standing Ovation For a High Schooler’s Coming Out Means; Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Honest Trailer Reminds Us How Bad It Really Was.

What’s on TV.

Nuggets at Rockets (NBATV, 8 p.m.); Thunder at Warriors (NBATV, 10:30 p.m.); Duke at Miami (ESPN, 7 p.m.); Georgia Tech at North Carolina (ESPN, 9 p.m.); TCU at West Virginia (ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.); Australian Open: women’s semifinals (ESPN2, 9:30 p.m.); Modern Family (ABC, 9 p.m.); Any Given Sunday (CMT, 9 p.m.); He Got Game (BET, 10 p.m.);Being John Malkovich (Sundance, 10 p.m.); A Few Good Men (AMC, 11 p.m.)

Food porn of the day.

“Maple Bacon Donut.”

Oh lawd.

And finally, tonight…

You get that ice cream, Harry. (Note: this is what actually happened.) [r/videos]

Dan Fogarty contributed to this post.





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