Write-in votes for Nick Saban may have played a role in Doug Jones' win over Roy Moore.
1. Sanity prevailed Tuesday night when Doug Jones narrowly beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate election. There are many theories out there today that Jones was helped by many Crimson Tide fans who may have written in Nick Saban's name on their ballots.
20,500 write-ins— Gideon Resnick (@GideonResnick) December 13, 2017
Gap in votes between Moore and Jones: About 10k
Official numbers are not out yet, so it's premature to say Saban was definitely a factor in the outcome, but it looks like a safe bet that Saban did come in third place in the voting. We should find out soon just how many votes he received.
2. Speaking of Doug Jones' win over Roy Moore, several sports figures took to Twitter to react to the election results.
Roll Tide!— Steve Kerr (@SteveKerr) December 13, 2017
War Eagle!— Steve Kerr (@SteveKerr) December 13, 2017
Happy 25th anniversary Doug and Louise Jones. Congratulations on your win!— Bo Jackson (@BoJackson) December 13, 2017
Man it was a close one but have u guys heard the news!!!!! Aaron Rogers is back!!— DeAngelo Williams (@DeAngeloRB) December 13, 2017
3. Awesome job by Drew Brees, who opened a "fully inclusive" playground in New Orleans on Tuesday. As Brees said on Instagram, the playground is for children of all abilities, including those with mobility and sensory challenges.
4. Packers players were a tad excited that Aaron Rodgers announced his return last night.
Da King.....has returrrnnn *Rafiki voice*— Davante Adams (@tae15adams) December 13, 2017
5. Wow. No LeBron or Steph Curry?
According to Google, these were the top 10 most-searched athletes in the US of 2017.— Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) December 13, 2017
1. Floyd Mayweather
2. Gordon Hayward
3. Aaron Boone
4. Paul George
5. Tony Romo
6. Aaron Judge
7. Lonzo Ball
8. Carmelo Anthony
9. Sergio Garcia
10. Isaiah Thomas
6. A Saints season-ticket holder is suing the team because some players took a knee during the national anthem. New Orleans running back Mark Ingram weighed in on this development.
7. The Rock was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and talked about his sperm.
8. RANDOM MIKE FRANCESA VIDEO: After Hurricane Sandy, Francesa told a truly epic story about how he had to change a tire on his car.
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