Wilt Chamberlain :: John Iacono/SI
Jimmy had a rough weekend (watching and betting on football) and needed another couple days to recover. He'll be back on Wednesday. And while we have plenty of NFL items to get to, this news nugget deserves serious attention. Quentin Tarantino
, during an interview on NPR's Fresh Air
, claimed his mom dated Wilt Chamberlain in the 1970s
and was "one of the thousand" women Chamberlain bedded. Of course, Tarantino shortchanged Wilt the Stilt, who famously claims to have slept 20,000 women. Ray Lewis
, playing in his final home game, did not disappoint
with his pregame dance ... Speaking of Lewis, it was a pretty cool gesture by Ravens coach John Harbaug
h to have the veteran linebacker line up in the backfield
for the team's final offensive play ... A Green Bay bar poked fun at Adrian Peterson
for missing the all-time single-season rushing record by just nine yards. Peterson, by the way, vows not to just break Eric Dickerson
's record of 2,105 yards, he intends to rush for 2,500 yards next season
... Von Miller
posted some great Facebook trash talk to Joe Flacco
, but then it came out that the post was a fake
... Speaking of trash talk, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman
, who gave Tom Brady an earful
earlier this season, was shoved in the face
by Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams following Sunday's game ... Dr. James Andrews feared
of Mike Shanaha
n's decision to play Robert Griffin III
... Most importantly, Alf made an appearance
at the Redskins-Seahawks game. Victoria's Secret model Erin Heatherton
, last seen being romanced by Leonardo DiCaprio
, has moved on and is now reportedly dating Browns tight end Jordan Cameron.
Irina Shayk :: Derek Kettela/SI
SI Swimsuit model Irina Shayk
turned 27 yesterday and Coed Magazine celebrated with a birthday GIF celebration.
The NHL lockout appears to be finally been resolved
but the long-term effects remain to be seen. Alex Picard
, who plays for the HC Lev Praha of the KHL and played for the Penguins last season, had perhaps the greatest tweet in the history of tweets
while saying goodbye to teammate Yannick Weber
. GuardJimmer Fredette
has been solid coming off the bench for the Kings this season, averaging eight points in 14 minutes of action
. But who cares about his performance on the court -- have you seen him dancing in his wedding video?
The first media-athlete feud of 2013: Ian Poulter vs. Johnny Miller
... Jets fans are trying to unload their personal seat licenses
(which are one of the biggest scams in professional sports). ... The Alabama football squad is staying in luxury
for the BCS Championship. A Minnesota reporter was tackled by her cameraman while showing off the rooftop of a Minneapolis restaurant.
A Dallas-area reporter has his live news story interrupted by a pair of (intoxicated perhaps?) Texas A&M fans.
Ranker has compiled the best Conan O'Brien viral clips of 2012
, including this piece on Arnold Schwarzenegger
trying out alternate catchphrases instead of "I'll be back."