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While Ed Hochuli was busy doing curls yesterday, here's what happened around the NFL: Patriots coach Bill Belichick chased and then grabbed a ref after New England lost to Baltimore on a controversial field goal. ... Pats linebacker Brandon Spikesthen ripped the refs on Twitter after the game, and even (gasp!) used expletives. ... Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahanchased a ref down the tunnel and reportedly cursed him out after Washington lost to Cincinnati. ... The refs in the Detroit-Tennessee game gave the Titans an extra 12 yards in overtime. ... Lastly, Cowboys receiver Kevin Ogletreeslipped in the end zone on a hat thrown by a replacement ref.
Replacement Refs Round Up
Bill Belichick :: Rob Carr/Getty Images
Texans quarterback Matt Schaublost part of his ear after taking a vicious hit from Broncos linebacker Joe Mays. ... Tom Coughlin didn't stop Greg Schiano and the Bucs from trying to blow up a kneel-down play. ... The Lions-Titans game had a trick play on a punt return for a TD AND a Hail Mary. ... Ravens tight end Dennis Pittahad a sweet hurdle on his way to scoring a touchdown.
NFL Round Up
Michigan State coach Mark Dantoniodidn't have much patience for questions in his postgame press conference after his team beat Eastern Michigan. ... The BYU-Boise game happened Thursday night, but this is still the best GIF you'll see today. ... Here are the best signs from College GameDay.
College Football Round Up
Photo Gallery Of The Day
Olivia Munn:: Michael Buckner/Getty Images
We've all been there, and now Mental Floss gets to the bottom of a very, very important question: Did blowing into Nintendo cartridges really help?
Investigative Piece Of The Day
We're going to be giving away baseball DVDs, provided by A&E Sports, all week. Today, I have four copies of Essential Games of the Texas Rangers to giveaway. The first four people to e-mail me (Jimmy_Traina@simail.com) the name of the kid known as Lil' Ron Washington win the DVD. You must e-mail me (do not fill out the form below) and put "CONTEST" in the subject line.
UPDATE: Contest is over. Winners have been e-mailed.
Giveaway Of The Day
Essential Games of the Texas Rangers
A streaker, enabled byEllen DeGeneres, interrupted last night's Pats-Ravens game, but the effort from all involved was weak. The streaker wasn't naked, and security decided to let him run around for almost a minute before doing anything.
Sports Video Of The Day
There are two kinds of people in movies. (Warning: Video contains strong language.)
Movie Mashup Video Of The Day