Taylor Swift: Knicks Fan
The Knicks have lost six straight, Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson don't seem to be on the same page and Carmelo Anthony is frustrated. On the plus side, they do have Taylor Swift on their side, so the season isn't a total loss. Speaking of Swift, here are some of the best "Shake it Off" parodies from the sports world.
The $500 Bulldog Cake
The pastry geniuses at the Lady Bugg Bakery in Hernando, Miss., created this $500 Mississippi State Bulldog cake and it's a sight to behold.
Jason Dufner vs. Baby Elephant
Pro golfer Jason Dufner is in Thailand for the Chiangmai Golf Classic on the Asian Tour and met a hat-stealing elephant.
P.M. Lovely Lady of the Day
Demi Moore turned 52 on Tuesday. Seems like yesterday she was leading the pottery renaissance. Time flies, I guess. Anyhow, she is this week's Throwback LLOD (click here for full-size gallery).
Paying Tribute to the Drunk Drivers of the World
This was the subject of a bizarre Chuck Knoblauch twitter rant Thursday. Needless to say, it didn't go over well.
More Proof Quarterbacks Need to Be Smart
Wrigley Field Sneakers
Ryan Mallett's All Grown Up
Happy Guinness World Records Day
Here is the world's tallest (Sultan Kosen, 8-feet-9) and shortest (Chandra Bahadur Dangi, 1-foot-9.5) man posing together. Check out the GWR blog for more hard-to-believe world records.
Odds & Ends
LeBron James gave some love to all the Jennifers of the world ... Mark Sanchez's career was saved by a suggestion to shave and get a haircut ... Rough night for the person running the NBA Twitter account ... Cristiano Ronaldo practices his goal celebrations ... Michael Carter-Williams deals with losing by watching Ellen ... Two members of the Anaheim Ducks were diagnosed with mumps ... The Dodgers will hold a Tommy Lasorda Gnome Giveaway next season ... What it's like to be a NHL Mascot for a day.
Underdogs: Barrow High School
As part of SI's award-winning Underdogs series, our crew traveled to Barrow, Alaska, home of the most remote high school football team in the country. The Whalers play on a field built on the edge of the Arctic Ocean, about 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, and fly to road games. Enjoy.
We're Bringing Gurley Back
A Georgia fan tosses her hat in the ring for worst fan song of the year.
Poor Carson Palmer
The Cardinals QB was mic'd up on the play he tore his ACL. This is sad.
Parrot Does Matthew McConaughey Impression
The headline says it all.