The Adventures of Colt McCoy
Colt McCoy went 25-for-30 with 299 yards passing and a rushing touchdown to lead Washington to a 20-17 overtime victory over Dallas. McCoy had a big night, tripping over himself while celebrating a touchdown, getting yanked from a postgame interview by team security (no means no!) and exchanging this awkward high five/hug with coach Jay Gruden. He also made some really nice football plays. Also of note: Dez Bryant is still a beast and I don't know what this Orlando "Sex God" Scandrick celebration is all about but I love it.
Falcons coach Mike Smith had a rough day Sunday. The Falcons not only gave up a 21-0 halftime lead, but also had the ball and the lead with two minutes left and somehow still managed to lose to the Lions, 22-21. For the second year in a row, Atlanta is 2-6 through eight games. While Falcons fans are calling for the firing of Smith, a New Orleans sports talk station started a Twitter campaign with a #SaveSmitty hashtag. The results are hilarious.
What is DeAndre Jordan Driving?
What do you do when you're 26, single and make $10 million per year? Just ask Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, who bought a 2014 Can-Am Spyder motorcycle, then spent $12,000 on a new paint job, custom wheels, powder blue lights with the custom stitching to match. And as if that wasn't enough, he had his No. 6 painted on the front and back of the bike.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Vicki Li caught my eye with this floral bra arrangement and I decided to make her today's LLOD (click here for full-size gallery).
When Celebrations Go Wrong
Congrats to Chinese table tennis pro Zhang Jike, who won the Liebherr World Cup on Sunday ... and then celebrated so hard the tournament sponsors decided not to award him the $45,000 prize.
Carmelo Anthony Meets Taylor Swift, Does Not Seem Excited At All
The Bruins Get Frozen
Not a Good Sign for the Sixers
Odds & Ends
A Royals fan bought two tickets to Game 6 of the World Series for a woman who works in his doctor's office ... Former NBA guard Mookie Blaylock was sentenced to seven years in prison for Vehicular Homicide ... John Daly met Yao Ming ... Jake Peavy, who bought a Duck Boat after the Red Sox won the World Series last year, plans to buy a cable car if the Giants win it all ... Michael Jordan still has dreams about winning a seventh NBA championship ... Howard Beck has a good profile on Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon ... Dunkin Donuts is now selling its own version of the cronut ... The Season 10 trailer for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has the gang blasting off into space ... Wal-Mart apologized for selling "fat girl costumes" on its website.
Charles Barkley Plays Charades
Barkley joins Ewan McGregor and Jeff Tweedy for a game of Charades.
Shake It Off
The Denver Nuggets perform the Taylor Swift hit.
Team Building, Vancouver Style
The Canucks took part in some interesting team-building exercises this preseason.
Thriller (in 20 Different Styles)
Anthony Vincent took Michael Jackson’s Thriller and sang it in 20 different styles in under five minutes. Rick Astley is easily my favorite.
Music Video of the Day
Since I mentioned Jeff Tweedy earlier, I feel obligated to include a Wilco video. Here's one of my favorites, Heavy Metal Drummer.