If You Read One Thing Today...
Lee Jenkins (the best NBA writer today) profiles Craig Sager, covering everything from his days as a Northwestern mascot to the time he talked Dennis Rodman out of committing suicide at a Detroit strip club.
Here's a Fun Story About Police Overreacting and Scaring a 13-Year-Old For No Reason
A 13-year-old girl in Houston used a $2 dollar bill to pay for her school lunch. The cashier said the bill was fake and the called police, who took the girl to their station and and told her she's in big trouble. Then they realized the $2 bill was real all along but from 1953, so the school's counterfeit pen didn't work. The girl was allowed to go but never received an apology from the police or cashier. The end.
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Important LLOD Note
We're a couple weeks into the Afternoon Links experiment and any feedback (send to firstname.lastname@example.org) is welcome. To answer one question, I think having three Lovely Ladies of the Day is a bit much (there's currently one in A.M. and P.M. Clicks). Two is even pushing it. So I don't think I'll have one in this space everyday. But on those days I do, I'd love your help. Please send me any suggestions - the less famous the better. In other words, help me find the next Abigail Ratchford!
How Nintendo Saved the Seattle Mariners
Man's Best Friend
Air Jordan Ripoff?
My New Favorite Beer Can Design
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Odds & Ends
Update from A.M. Clicks: The 14-foot player stolen from Royals a billboard has been found ... Five biggest conspiracy theories for sports fans ... 23 most tragic photos of 2006 ... These "worst mom in the world" selfies are tremendous ... More reasons to follow Modern Seinfeld on Twitter.
Troy Football Busts a Move
Globetrotters Take Over Alcatraz
Here's a Bee Pulling a Nail Out of a Brick Wall
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