NFL Playoff Madness
It wasn't always beautiful but title weekend is set after the Broncos and Panthers emerged victorious on Sunday. The Panthers trolled Rainn Wilson, aka Dwight from The Office, after their victory and Cam Newton chucked a Seahawks' fan's flag in a move that will leave everyone overreacting. Wade Phillips got steamrolled by Martavis Bryant and Bengals' players celebrated the Steelers' loss. And here are early AFC and NFC title game previews. For those sitting at home, here are the winners and losers of the wild coaching carousel. Also, a couple random notes to chew on this morning:
The current Patriots' playoff roster has only 1 player on offense that was drafted in the 1st round... Steven Jackson - Rams 2004 — Jayson Braddock (@JaysonBraddock) January 18, 2016
ICYMI, Palmer vs Newton will be the NFL's 1st postseason match-up of Heisman winning QBs (per Elias) pic.twitter.com/VhFZyr9pnV — Mark Dalton (@CardsMarkD) January 18, 2016
It's the 30th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ... have you ever wondered how MLK Day became a holiday? The NBA is going all-in for MLK Day and, in case you missed it, Mississippi State wore awesome throwback uniforms on Saturday to honor King and the 1963 'Game of Change'.
J.K. Rowling reveals what she told Alan Rickman about playing Snape.
Lovely Lady of the Day
The LLOD for this Monday morning is the beautiful Rachel Hilbert. (Click here for full-sized gallery)
Netflix announced the premiere dates for a ton of favorites in 2016 and here are the 30 best shows you need to watch on Netflix.
Oregon State basketball player Jarmal Reid was ejected after intentionally tripping a referee and a Michigan hockey player delivered a violent cheap shot to the head of an Ohio State player on Sunday.
Edelman at UFC
Well Said, Hugh
Celeb Ski Trip
Aspen Squad A photo posted by Paulina Gretzky (@paulinagretzky) on
The Night In Sports: Jan. 17
Odds and Ends
Will Barton adorably fist-bumped a baby on his way to the locker room ... Creepy abandoned hotels that you will give nightmares ... Pro golfer reveals gruesome injury after almost losing finger in chainsaw accident ... There was a really loud fart noise during the Broncos-Steelers game ... This toddler is already a beast in the gym ... China banned Deadpool ... This Seahawks fan took a ton of punches in a brutal brawl at Cardinals-Packers game ... Novak Djokovic was offered $200,000 to throw a match in 2007 ... This vibrant night light for your toilet is so cool ... Journalists react to Sean Penn being sad about "the state of journalism".
Celebrate MLK Day with King's iconic "I Have a Dream" speech from 1963.
Spurs' big man sensation Boban Marjanović got up and close and personal with Jeremy Evans during their win on Sunday, earning himself a technical.
Today in Sports
A look ahead to Monday's top attractions, including the NBA's MLK games.
Enjoy the Day
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