Weekend Hot Clicks: Athletes pay tribute to Paris attack victims
Numerous sports figures kept the Paris attack victims and their families in their hearts through social media posts and in-game tributes, including LeBron James, Thierry Henry and Caroline Wozniacki. Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was one of many college football players that honored those affected by drawing the #Prayers4Paris symbol on his cleats and Army took the field carrying both the American and French flag before playing Tulane. In hockey, the Washington Capitals played the Star-Spangled Banner before their game against the Flames on Friday but they projected the French flag onto the ice.
Another Huge CFB Weekend
Are you looking for a College Football Playoff mess? Here is your Week 11 rooting guide for maximum playoff controversy. These are the best signs from College GameDay's visit to Waco for the massive Oklahoma-Baylor showdown. Off the field, apparently Lane Kiffin interviewed for the Maryland job.
Western Illinois has an awfully rude men's basketball team. The Leathernecks spoiled the season-opener for defending national runner-up Wisconsin, upsetting the Badgers, 69-67 in Madison. The victors, following a last-place Summit League finish in 2014-15, were picked to finish last again in the conference this season.
Lovely Lady of the Day
This Weekend's LLOD is the beautiful (Click here for full-size gallery)
The Rousey Factor
Former opponents explained what it feels like to face Ronda Rousey and one said fights "terrified". Rousey and her next victim, Holly Holm, threw a couple punches (more like shoves) at Friday's weigh-in for UFC 193. And then the undisputed champ called out Holm on Instagram. Oh, and Rousey also threatened to beat up Kim Kardashian.
Fallout from Fallout
The new Fallout 4 video game lets you be David Ortiz and smash mutants with a nail-loaded bat. However, the MLB is not thrilled about his inclusion, calling it a rights infringement.
Brady Quinn said this defensive PI was a bad call by the refs.... #KUvsTCU https://t.co/HkQaxC8T0y — Andrew Doughty (@Adoughty88) November 14, 2015
No Love for Dunham
Baylor alum Jeff Dunham joined College GameDay as their guest picker and there wasn't much Twitter love for the ventriloquist and comedian:
Worst. Picker. Ever. — Lost Lettermen (@LostLettermen) November 14, 2015
Jeff Dunham? College GameDay has finally hit its celebrity guest picker rock bottom. — Derek (@MidweztMarauder) November 14, 2015
Jeff Dunham would be a cool guest picker if it was 2009. — Emperor of Orange (@Orange_Emperor) November 14, 2015
I try so hard to avoid Jeff Dunham, and then Game Day goes and does this. — Jean Valjameis (@JeanValjameis) November 14, 2015
Benches Have Rough Lives
Odds and Ends
Here are 7 candidates to replace Gary Pinkel at Mizzou ... Ron Jeremy held a Reddit AMA and crushed people with "Your Mom" jokes ... This 15-year-old Romanian basketball player is already as tall as Yao Ming ... Compilation video of 10 times real pro athletes got physical in WWE ... Video shows kids trying to use a Walkman for the first time ... Top father/child athlete duos of the last 50 years ... Florida State is going all-in for Dalvin Cook's Heisman campaign ... Hollywood stars you didn't know where in video games ... 10 athletes with memorable on-field fails ... Foo Fighters cancel tour in wake of Paris attacks.
Knockout of the Year?
OH. MY. GOD.
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