ESPN Talked About Tim Tebow Way Too Much, Says Tim Tebow

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The web roundup for Thursday, December 13. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. See anything that should be on SportsGrid? Send it to Now, our starting five.

1. Tebow: ESPN had too much Tebow.

So humble. So… correct. [USA Today]

2. The Big East’s basketball-only schools are breaking off.

This had to happen eventually. The Big East wants to remain viable in football, and the basketball and football conference alignments are so different at this point, that they’re pretty much two separate entities. The conference as a whole remains unstable, but that setup was clearly on some flimsy stilts. Best to just get this over with now, before the next realignment cluster-eff strikes. [CBS Sports]

3. The last word on Rob Parker-RGIII.

Arian Foster is invaluable. [Twitter]

4. The best sports moments from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Just call me Donovan McNabb, ’cause I’m lovin’ it. [With Leather]

5. Not sports related, still important.

Why did we start eating cheese?; The results for the U.S.A.’s first standardized sex-ed test are in; Mystery Indiana Jones package delivered to the University of Chicago.

What’s on TV.

Bengals at Eagles (NFL Network, 8:20 p.m.); Lakers at Knicks (TNT, 8 p.m.); Spurs at Trail Blazers (TNT, 10:30 p.m.); National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (ABC Family, 7 p.m.); Knocked Up (E!, 8:30 p.m.)

Food porn of the day.

Mexican fried rice. Simple. Brilliant. [r/FoodPorn]

And finally, tonight…

Maybe it wasn’t much of a “reunion” since they played a new song (and would the old ones have even felt right without Kurt Cobain?), but here’s Paul McCartney’s much-ballyhooed turn with the surviving members of Nirvana. [Slate]

Getty photo, by Alex Trautwig