Andrew Doughty
Tuesday November 22nd, 2016

Ahhh What?

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It's not uncommon to learn that athletes' injuries were far worse than originally reported. Turns out, J.J. Watt nearly lost his leg last season to a staph infection while battling a slew of injuries. Here are 20 athletes who played through brutal injuries.

Vegas Hockey Team Gets Name

The NHL is headed to Las Vegas, where an expansion team will begin play during the 2017-18 season. Though there are a ton of challenges facing a team in Sin City, there's also an overwhelming amount of excitement and optimism. And the new team is revealing its name and logo Tuesday night. Sorry, fans, the league said no references to gambling, leaving rumored possibilities to be some variation of Knights. Check out the SI NHL Twitter feed Tuesday night for updates.

Randall Woodfield

This is one of the most chilling, bizarre stories you'll ever read: Jon Wertheim wrote an unbelievable article about Randall Woodfield, a serial killer who was drafted by the Packers in 1974.

Lada Kravchenko: Lovely Lady of the Day

Our P.M. LLOD is Russian model Lada Kravchenko, who recently dropped by for an SI Swimsuit Casting Call. (Click here for full-sized gallery.) 

I Love Concept Helmets

During the NFL's trip to Mexico for Monday Night Football, it had artists in the region redesign the helmets of all 32 teams. Some, including the Chiefs and Eagles, are pretty wicked.

Bruce Arena is Back

One day after Jurgen Klinsmann was fired as head coach of the USMNT, it hired back former coach Bruce Arena, who will take over on Dec. 1.

Thanksgiving is Cancelled in Iowa and Ohio

Butch Hands Out Participation Medals

P.J. Fleck. Duh.

Mesmerizing

Odds and Ends

LeBron and Nike surprise a high school team with new equipment ... Lindsey Vonn reminds us she is ripped outside of her mind .... 75 rare and iconic photos of JFK ... Best college football cheerleaders from Week 12 ... Someone is suing Chipotle over its new burrito for the dumbest reason ever ... Goldberg is entering the Royal Rumble 2017 ... Texas players have been furiously tweeting their anger over Charlie Strong dismissal rumors ... Ever wondered how balloons are chosen for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Maybe Try a New Sport

You Had One Job

This didn't get enough attention on Sunday night and Monday morning. Michigan State beat Florida Gulf Coast, 78-77, but it came after the clock operator completely messed over the Eagles. It's not certain that FGCU wins the game but this was still pathetic.

No Love for Friends' Intro

Even the Friends' cast didn't like the catchy but obnoxious intro.

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