Brendan Maloy here. I am back again with the finest in internet sports ephemera while Andy is away.
SI's Best Photos of Super Bowl I
The first Super Bowl took place 48 years ago this week, with the Green Bay Packers defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the Los Angeles Coliseum. The most expensive tickets were $12, which likely wouldn't buy you half of a T-shirt at this season's extravaganza.
Kobe Bryant Will Eat Your Bones To Stay On the Court
Well, he will eat your bones if you are a cow, at least. Kobe Bryant has become a fan of one of the hottest trends in health food, bone broth, which advocates say encourages joint and muscle health. Kobe's competitive nature is taking him in some weird directions.
Space Jam Finally Being Recognized as High Art
The seminal Michael Jordan-Bugs Bunny vehicle Space Jam is the subject of a new art exhibit in New York City, complete with odes to Jordan as well as his contemporaries, like Patrick Ewing and Anthony Mason. The exhibition runs through Feb. 14 at Marlborough Chelsea gallery.
More Like New Ink-Land Patriots, Right?
The Patriots are looking to win their sixth AFC championship of the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era on Sunday, and fans are getting ready with some ridiculous ink. One went with the hilarious "Belichick yourself before you wreck yourself" text along with a portrait of the coach, while another chose an understated "Tom Brady" tattoo inside his lip.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Dan in Oak Park, Ill., recommends UFC's Brittney Palmer be brought back for another reign as Lovely Lady of the Day. We see no reason to argue with that, with UFC Fight Night airing the battle between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver on FOX this Sunday.(Click here for full-sized gallery.)
This Week's Finest Instagrams
The fellows over at Guyism.com have put together their can't miss weekly roundup of the best celebrity Instagram posts, featuring your Lovely Lady of the Day among many other noteworthy women.
Braxton Miller has a tough decision to make
Of Course the Big Ten is Fighting About Corn
Odds & Ends
Here are soccer uniforms from the Star Wars universe ... Oklahoma State dance team took its annual bikini ski trip ... Great look at Chicago's oddly struggling college hoops programs... Adidas shows off amazing retro UCLA hoops uniforms ... Gronk makes a surprise visit to a struggling family ... This is what a $3 million car looks like ... Omelet + Ramen = Ramlet ... America's best sports bars ... David Price got paid by the Tigers
Key & Peele Host Your New Favorite NFL Pregame Show
Heartwarming Video of the Day
Patrick Sharp and the Chicago Blackhawks do their best to make you cry to start your weekend with this wonderful story about a blind fan attending her first hockey game.