Prince died at his home in Minnesota Thursday, his publicist confirmed. He was 57. He had been sick with the flu for a number of weeks and was recently hospitalized, though he was eventually released from the hospital and returned home. Athletes across the country expressed their condolences.
Best Halftime Show Ever
I’m sure I’ll catch some flack for this, but I’m not terribly familiar with Prince’s oeuvre. Yeah, I’m really young. But even I know that his Super Bowl halftime show was the greatest of all time.
Two Great Prince Costumes
Prince’s passing made me think of LeBron’s stellar Halloween costume.
Baseball player Cody Decker also shared a great one.
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P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Natalie Golba, a Russian model with 160,000 Instagram followers, is your P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day. Her parents are surgeons and she has a degree in economics. (Click here for the full-size gallery.)
This is Mean
NBA players swatting shots from children will never get old.
Think You Know Sports?
NBCSN landed the TV broadcast rights to Sports Jeopardy!, which was previously shown on Crackle.com. As the name would suggest, it’s a sports version of Jeopardy! I was actually on an episode during the first season, if you want to see whether you know more about sports than I do.
Odds & Ends
In-depth statistical analysis by SI.com’s Kenny Ducey reveals that Stephen Curry plays like crap when he tweets 21–34 minutes before a game. ... You would never guess Tiger Woods needed help chatting up girls, but Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter seem like the guys to ask. ... The star basketball player at a high school in Canada turned out to be a 30-year-old guy. ... The New York Times went for a walk in Central Park and streamed it live on Facebook. ... This hoverboard video will make your palms sweat. ... Netflix might be offering offline viewing. ... Pole dancing is not easy for big rugby players ... Gallery: The Day in Sports (April 21).
Bart Simpson Quoted in the Baltimore Sun
Sometimes the Laziest Ideas are the Most Brilliant
Bourne is Back
Here’s the first trailer for Matt Damon’s return as Jason Bourne.
A Good Song
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