Friday September 9th, 2016

The NFL. It's Back. Finally.

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The Broncos squeaked out a victory over the Panthers Thursday night in a rematch of last season's Super Bowl. Denver linebacker Brandon Marshall took a knee for the national anthem while Cam Newton (between flossings) took several nasty head shots. Dan Wetzel has a great piece on how the NFL failed the Panthers QB. Other highlights included Al Michaels' and Peyton Manning's awkward handshake, Von Miller's Yeezy cleats and a new Tecmo Bowl-inspired commercial for Kia featuring Bo Jackson and Brian Bosworth.

This 18-Month-Old Really Likes Golf

Meet 18-month-old Sam Blewett (probably not the best name for a pressure-filled sport but I digress), who will literally take a golf swing with anything you give him. And he has really good form. I smell a future champion.

NBA's Most Self-Deprecating Player

It's very difficult to dislike Dirk Nowitzki these days.

Allison Renn: Lovely Lady of the Day

Jags cheerleader Allison Renn was so excited about being a part of our weekly cheerleader gallery that she posted the pic on Instagram. Wonder what she'll do now that she's been named LLOD, thanks to a suggestion from Clayton in Ohio (click for full-size gallery). 

Florida Gators vs. Facebook Troll

Good to see the Gators still have Tim Tebow's back. 

Think Your Family Has Problems?

Whatever problems your family may have, they aren't as screwed up as the Spanns.

Great Moments in Chalkboard Art

I wish Hirotaka Hamasaki were my art teacher.

New York's Newest Punching Bag

Wee Bit Late On This One, Amtrak

Odds & Ends

We spoke with CM Punk in advance of his UFC debut this weekend ... Charleston Southern is suspending several players for this weekend's game due to scholarship money misuse ... ​Great moment by this California high school football team to pay tribute to a cheerleader battling leukemia ... Back in 2001, Mike Pereira and Roger Goodell nearly came to blows ...  Chipotle is now delivering burritos via flying robots ... Enjoyed this piece on life as a hotel manager ... The Beverly Hills mansion from The Godfather is now on sale ... Five strategies to score cheap NFL tickets this season.

NFL Preseason Fashion Review

Caroline Wozniacki's Body Paint Problems

Death, Taxes and Cam Newton Over-Celebrating a Touchdown

Allen Iverson Gets Real

Who Sang It Best: Time After Time

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