Hello all, Brendan Maloy here again. Andy is still away, so I will be bringing you the internet's finest offerings this morning. You can usually find me here at Extra Mustard or @MaloyBrendan on Twitter.
Lions' Joseph Faruia gets an adorable injury
The Detroit Lions have released the details of tight end Joseph Fauria's ankle injury, and it turns out it he was just trying to keep his adorable puppy Li'l Rufio from peeing on his floor when he misstepped and twisted his ankle. And, yes, Li'l Rufio does have his own Instagram.
Bill Belichick does not care for your QB controversy
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick showed some elite level disdain after the Pats' Monday night loss when a reporter asked if the quarterback position was up for evaluation. The coach had a great response to a dumb question.
Caroline Wozniacki forgot her prize money
Being the world's eighth ranked women's tennis player is a demanding job. In fact, it's so demanding that Caroline Wozniacki just plum forgot to pick up the $1.45 million check she earned for her second-place finish in this year's U.S. Open. Wozniacki impersonators may want to swing by Flushing Meadows, N.Y., as soon as possible.
Lovely Lady of the Day
The Hot Clicks run through Derek Jeter's past paramours is nearing its end, but not before a stop to admire Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima. Lima and Jeter were reported to have had a fling during Jeter's near-MVP 2006 season, before Lima moved on to NBA player Marko Jaric, to whom she was married to until earlier this year. (click here for fullsize gallery)
LeBron James can't wait to try Drew Bledsoe's wine
NBA megastar LeBron James jumped on Twitter late last night to ask Drew Bledsoe for some Doubleback Vineyards wine, and the power of social media prevailed again, with the former quarterback offering to ship some out to Ohio's favorite son. Twitter bringing together millionaire athletes/wine lovers since 2006.
From the SI Vault
Pittsburgh Pirates great Roberto Clemente recorded his 3,000th and final hit on this day in 1972. Clemente died tragically that offseason while delivering supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua, but his legacy lives on. Check out some of SI's finest photos of the humanitarian and rightfielder.
Odds & Ends
The Chiefs fans set a new crowd noise record at Arrowhead stadium ... Barry Bonds enjoys his tea with Google Glass ... An NFL ref threw a penalty flag at Husain Abdullah for his post-TD prayer ... Here is what was happening the last time the Royals made the postseason ... Bears' Martellus Bennett knows the importance of proper measurements ... Interactive SEC roster breakdown ... Grab an 8k calorie breakfast
The Majestic Firepower of The T-Shirt Gun
Playoff Baseball is Here
The MLB Postseason kicks off tonight so get caught up before the Fall Classic begins.
A Tribe Called Quest has a question for Nick Saban
It probably took a long time to make this video, but every second is worth it.