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Manny Pacquiao’s Mom Knows The Real Reason He Got Knocked Out


The web roundup for Monday, December 10. 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. An alternate theory on why Manny Pacquiao lost.

Uh… whatever you say, Ma Pacquiao. [Deadspin]

2. Josh Brent wants to attend Jerry Brown’s memorial service.

Brent, of course, is the teammate of Brown’s who is now charged with intoxication manslaughter stemming from the car accident that took Brown’s life. Obviously, Brent realizes this might not go well. Either way, awful, awful situation. [ESPN Dallas]

3. UFC’s Benson Henderson fights entire bout with toothpick in mouth, wins.

His trainer wishes he’d quit it, though. [5th Round]

4. “Bob Belichick.”

Maybe that’s the name on Belichick’s long-form birth certificate. [Twitter]

5. Not sports related, still important.

Could beer help fight the common cold?; Stephen Colbert should just go ahead and run for Senate; Pot-friendly coffee shops: the wave of the future?

What’s on TV.

Texans at Patriots (ESPN, 8:30 p.m.); Pistons at 76ers (NBATV, 7 p.m.); WWE Monday Night Raw (USA, 8 p.m.); How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8 p.m.); Coming to America (BET, 7:30 p.m.); Forgetting Sarah Marshall (FX, 8 p.m.); Home Alone (ABC Family, 9 p.m.)

Food porn of the day.

Chocolate brownie mousse cake. Waterfalls of drool. [r/FoodPorn]

And finally, tonight…

“Dog confused by fart machine.” If there’s a video out there with a better title, I haven’t seen it. [Hypervocal]

Getty photo, by Al Bello

Dan Fogarty contributed to this post.




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