It's never easy writing a column that's supposed to be light and fun on a day like this. Part of me doesn't want to do it. Part of me understands that people like to have a distraction on a day like this. So, we will carry on like we always do and try to provide you with some
entertaintment below this item. As for what happened Friday in Newtown, Conn., I'll just say this: Whether you like him or not, put the politics aside and watch the powerful speech President Obama
-- as a father -- gave this afternoon.
Marisa Miller Here is SI.com's look at
the funniest, unusual and most offbeat and photos from the past week. Twitter became an even bigger part of the sports world in 2012. The Twitter feed of the L.A. Kings dominated during the NHL playoffs and Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang
let an f-bomb fly on the social media service after his team was robbed by the replacement referees. Athletes also showed their humorous side on Twitter. With that, Buzzfeed has compiled the 21 funniest athletes tweets of 2012
. With Josh Hamilton
inking a free-agent contract with the Angels on Thursday, Bovada.lv sent out some interesting prop bets regarding the outfielder.*
Will the Angels and Dodgers meet in the 2013 World Series?
Yes: 18/1 *
Los Angeles Angels 2013 regular season win total:
Over/Under: 93 1/2*
Josh Hamilton Batting Average in the 2013 regular season:
Josh Hamilton total home runs in the 2013 Regular Season:
Over/Under: 33 1/2*
Josh Hamilton total RBIs in the 2013 regular season:
Over: 110 1/2*
Will Josh Hamilton be suspended by the Angels or the MLB for substance abuse at any point before the 2013 Angels season is over?
Yes: 5/1 Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice
was suspended for three games today because he threw basketballs at some of his players
during practice. Vikings punter Chris Kluwe
has proven to be a fan favorite among the sports blogosphere and Twitter, but one of his coaches is getting tired of his act
Legendary SI Swimsuit model Marisa Miller gave birth
to her first child on Thursday. We send congratulations and honor her as today's LLOD
. Here's a case where getting a ticket isn't a terrible thing.
I almost feel like I should put a NC-17 warning on this one.