Here is your complete viewing guide for a fantastic NBA-filled Christmas Day, one that includes Kobe Bryant, who was given this nasty mixtape in honor of his 16th Christmas Day game. Pacers' guard Glenn Robinson III surprised his mom with a gorgeous Mercedes for Christmas and here's a reminder how incredible the NBA jerseys are today. Also, here are the 10 best Christmas games since 2000 and apparently the Chicago Bulls are trying to trade Pau Gasol, Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah. Oh, and the Sixers made a franchise-defining move by acquiring Ish Smith from the Pelicans...
Charles Woodson played his final NFL home game on Thursday night, a 23-20 overtime victory for Oakland over San Diego. The Raiders honored the future Hall of Famer with a special trick play in what might have been their final home game in Oakland. Woodson gave a phenomenal and emotional pregame speech and also addressed the fans following the victory. And his postgame press conference was interrupted by his son, who had a very important message.
Canadiens star P.K. Subban partnered with Air Canada to create a Winder Wonderland at the Montreal Children's Hospital. Kids were surprised with Christmas cookies, presents and tons of other items in this very emotional video.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Stanley from New York City wrote in to request some Miranda Kerr love on this fine Christmas. Hard to disagree with Stanley on this one. She’s today’s LLOD (click for full-size gallery).
Well Done, Peter
Remember the story on Gophers' punter Peter Mortell trying to raise $25,000 to buy presents for children at the University of Minnesota Mason Children's Hospital? He nailed it. Such an awesome story.
New Level of Insanity
We've seen insane Christmas lights displays but this Seahawks fan goes to a whole new level and is now undisputed champ of light displays. The fan raised $30,000 on GoFundMe to create the 175,000-light display that took 400 hours.
Give Me Every Pair
Is that a Big Wheel?!?!
#SantasHelpers pic.twitter.com/ZsjYvuhNJc — Chris Paul (@CP3) December 25, 2015
Winston #Churchill stands beside Dwight D Eisenhower on Christmas Day in Tunisia, 1943. #WWII pic.twitter.com/ny4VhEDWLA — World War II History (@WW2Facts) December 25, 2015
Odds and Ends
Chris Rock, Britney Spears and the other best cameos of 2015 ... 20 NFL cheerleaders in Santa costumes ... John Calipari pleads with UK fans to avoid mocking Louisville scandal ... Is it possible to take Christmas attire too far? ... Video montage of people opening puppies for Christmas is all you need to watch today ... Recruiting profiles for NFL stars that were low-rated recruits ... Is the 'Season's Upon Us' by Dropkick Murphy the best Christmas song ever? ... This guy steals Christmas packages from people's doorsteps, finally get owned by shirtless neighbor ... Oklahoma got an early Christmas present with Kyler Murray transferring to Norman ... A surprising team is among the top three most valuable college football programs.
I Made My Family Disappear
Here's a flashback to arguably the best Christmas movie of all time...the original trailer for Home Alone from 1990:
Such a Beast
In honor of Woodson's final NFL home game, take a look back at his exploits at Michigan:
Looks About Right
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