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Sports And Music
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is an unrestricted free agent, and his choice of team has been narrowed down to two: the Houston Texans and the Baltimore Ravens. According to Adam Schefter, it could go either way. Then Pitbull got involved.
Yesterday, when we posted the video of Alex Morgan’s transformation into Katy Perry for ESPN the Magazine’s music issue, we noted our fondness for the idea in general, and thought it would eventually warrant a post on the rest of the transformations, too. Well, friends, that time has come.
Dirk Nowitzki took a lot of good-natured ribbing for his singing of “We Are The Champions” when the Mavs won the title in 2011. And… well, clearly he didn’t have a second career on his hands, but it could have been worse. What you see and hear above, though, could not be worse. And for that reason, it also couldn’t be better. [SB Nation]
If you had to pick one big-time college football coach you’d most expect to sing “Rudoph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” on camera (with his team performing right along with him), you’d choose Les Miles, right? Of course you would. And after the jump, you’ll see why.
Drake’s a pretty popular guy right now, but not with everyone. And in talking about his haters, the hip hop/R&B star broke out an NBA analogy that might have worked…except he got it totally backwards.
When news first came out that Nickelback would be playing the halftime show of the Lions’ Thanksgiving game against the Packers in Detroit, one intrepid fan started an online petition in protest. Alas, he and over 50,000 others did not get their wish.
You might remember “Fix The Knicks,” a song penned by Knicks owner/destroyer James Dolan, and how we predicted Knicks fans would not be “Fix The Knicks” fans. Well, someone else isn’t a fan, either: the most successful coach in NBA history.
Major League Baseball is receiving low TV ratings, has a backward social media strategy, and was recently overshadowed by the NFL free agency frenzy. So how does the league respond to its waning popularity? With tickets to a concert the market it should appeal to won’t be interested in? Yes!