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Replacement Refs Round Up
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While Ed Hochuli was busy doing curls yesterday, here's what happened around the NFL: Patriots coach Bill Belichick chased and then grabbed a ref after New England lost to Baltimore on a controversial field goal. ... Pats linebacker Brandon Spikes then ripped the refs on Twitter after the game, and even (gasp!) used expletives. ... Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan chased a ref down the tunnel and reportedly cursed him out after Washington lost to Cincinnati. ... The refs in the Detroit-Tennessee game gave the Titans an extra 12 yards in overtime. ... Lastly, Cowboys receiver Kevin Ogletree slipped in the end zone on a hat thrown by a replacement ref.
NFL Round UpTexans quarterback Matt Schaub lost part of his ear after taking a vicious hit from Broncos linebacker Joe Mays. ... Tom Coughlin didn't stop Greg Schiano and the Bucs from trying to blow up a kneel-down play. ... The Lions-Titans game had a trick play on a punt return for a TD AND a Hail Mary. ... Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had a sweet hurdle on his way to scoring a touchdown.
College Football Round UpMichigan State coach Mark Dantonio didn't have much patience for questions in his postgame press conference after his team beat Eastern Michigan. ... The BYU-Boise game happened Thursday night, but this is still the best GIF you'll see today. ... Here are the best signs from College GameDay.
Investigative Piece Of The DayWe've all been there, and now Mental Floss gets to the bottom of a very, very important question: Did blowing into Nintendo cartridges really help?
Giveaway Of The Day
Essential Games of the Texas RangersWe're going to be giving away baseball DVDs, provided by A&E Sports, all week. Today, I have four copies of Essential Games of the Texas Rangers to giveaway. The first four people to e-mail me (Jimmy_Traina@simail.com) the name of the kid known as Lil' Ron Washington win the DVD. You must e-mail me (do not fill out the form below) and put "CONTEST" in the subject line.
UPDATE: Contest is over. Winners have been e-mailed.
Sports Video Of The DayA streaker, enabled by
Movie Mashup Video Of The DayThere are two kinds of people in movies. (Warning: Video contains strong language.)