How about a feel-good story as we get ready to close out the year? Texans running back Arian Foster left last Sunday's game with an irregular heartbeat. This caused great concern for one little girl, who sent Foster words of encouragement via a letter, which her dad passed along via Twitter. Foster not only responded, but is now using the young fan's note as his Twitter avatar. The first was, "I won." The second was "Pats fans enjoy ur day." (You'll recall that Sherman tweeted this photo after the Seahawks beat the Patriots in October.) The other big story today was the Nets firing coach Avery Johnson. This did not sit well with Johnson's son, who let loose with a series of tweets. Here is the evidence.
Singer and model Courtney Vaughn gets today's LLOD honors. the 26 most outrageous outfits NBA players wore in 2012.