Andrew Doughty
Wednesday November 16th, 2016

USMNT at Crossroads

After the USMNT was embarrassed by Costa Rica, 4-0, on Tuesday night, calls for Jurgen Klinsmann's dismissal have never been greater. And you can place wagers on two random names, Donald Trump and Barack Obama. Seriously: 500/1 odds if you pick either Trump or Obama to be the next head coach. The loss by Klinsmann's team puts them in a very difficult, although not impossible spot to reach the 2018 World Cup.

Phil Jackson Under Fire

After Phil Jackson drew the ire of LeBron James for using the word "posse" in regards to the Cavs' star, SI's Mike Rosenberg writes that Jackson has generally failed to evolve with the times in the NBA.

Why Isn't Rugby Mainstream?

I still don't know how the game works but seems fun and violent enough to appease fans fussy over the NFL's safety-impacted rules. And it has unbelievable trick plays like this one, which the guy had apparently been perfecting for 15 years.

Klara Vrtalova: P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day

Klara Vrtalova is your Wednesday P.M. LLOD. The beautiful Czech model recently dropped by a Casting Call (click here for full-sized gallery). 

Grizzlies is One of Best All-Time Uniforms

Steve Hawell of UPROXX looks at which NBA uniforms are considered bad but are actually awesome.

Higher Education at its Finest

Glasgow University in Scotland is offering a course on Home Simpson Philosophy.

Jahlil Okafor, Kansas Fan

 

Best Reporter Ever

After Kentucky crushed Michigan State in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night, John Calipari had a hilarious exchange with this SI For Kids reporter:

When Should Kids Play Football?

SI Swimsuit: Breaking Barriers

Odds and Ends

Doug Baldwin's Twitter mentions are horrifying ... Blair Walsh got smoked by fans following his release ... Best college football cheerleaders from Week 11 ... D3 running back delivered one of the most ruthless ankle-shattering jukes you'll ever see ... Did you know: The 1942 Rose Bowl was forced from Pasadena over fear of Japanese attack ... You can buy Elvis Presley's former Beverly Hills mansion for only $30 million ... Random news: Britney Spears watched Jared Goff's first practice as Rams starter ... Speaking of Goff, here is this week's installment of agonizing ways your fantasy football team can lose in Week 11

I Have Goosebumps

Rugby Promo Pt. 2

After watching the rugby video from above, I spent half hour browsing "Hardest Rugby Hits" videos on YouTube. Great use of time.

Klara Vrtalova Casting Call

Mannequin Challenge Winner

 

I'm out. (via @ryanthomas04)

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