Thursday March 13th, 2014

Get Your Popcorn Ready

It's National Popcorn Lover's Day, a perfect excuse for me to look through millions of photos in search of anything related to popcorn and sports. Check out the results in the gallery above.

One Plus About Steve Smith's Exit

Panthers fans are peeved about the team's decision to cut Steve Smith and the he veteran receiver isn't happy about it either. When asked about playing against his former team, Smith said: “Put your goggles on cause there’s going to be blood and guts everywhere.” On the plus side, JJ's Red Hots is offering $.89 hot dogs in honor of Steve Smith's legacy.

Coolest Bedroom Ever

A commenter on Reddit posted this photo of his childhood bedroom tricked out with pro wrestling drawings. I want to live there.

(Throwback) Lovely Lady Of The Day

I haven't featured a SI Swimsuit model yet as a Throwback LLOD for some reason. I will now rectify that with this tribute to the legendary Kathy Ireland.

Dumb Baseball Injury of the Day

I don't want to have to write about dumb baseball injuries every day, but then Francisco Rodriguez hurts his foot by stepping on a cactus and Jake Peavy slices his finger with a fishing knife. The latest victim is Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckettwho sprained his thumb after it got caught in a set of doors that lead to the team's clubhouse. 

Quote of the Day

"Decker will miss Manning a lot, but Geno will miss Decker a lot more"

-Christopher Campbell

This was the very first comment on ESPN.com's report about the Jets signing Eric Decker, and a solid one at that. Geno Smith completed just 55.8% of his passes for the Jets last season, which was 35th in the NFL.

36 Funny Fantasy Baseball Team Names

It's that time of year again. 

Brent Musburger in 1957

Every Kobe Bryant Injury In One Graphic

Kudos to the graphic department at the Orange County Register for putting this together.

Odds and Ends

It's getting expensive to be the Tooth Fairy ... Free agent fullback Michael Robinson, who earned a Super Bowl ring with the Seahawks last month, appeared on The Young & the Restless this afternoon ... Spurs veterans Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili tied former Lakers Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Cooper for second on the NBA’s all-time list among trios with 490 career victories. The Celtics threesome of Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish hold the lead with 540 wins ... CBS renewed a bunch of shows (including the underrated Criminal Minds) for the 2014-15 season ... There is actual research on the famous "five-second rule" of dropped food ... Will Kane leave the WWE to work at his new insurance company?

Fun With Golf

The crew at CNN is impressed with this trick shot. (HT Uproxx)

Steve Smith Play of the Day

Here's a reason the Panthers receiver will be missed.

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